Category Archives: Gadgets

  • Critics be damned, Apple’s AirPods are dominating wireless headphone sales

    Maybe people don’t care that much about losing Apple’s new AirPods. In the days right before the holidays and in the weeks after, Apple AirPods sales have exploded, according to a new report from e-retail measurement company Slice Intelligence. On the day AirPods finally went on sale, Dec. 13, 2016, wireless earphone sales were “ten […]

  • 67% OFF ICLEVER BOOSTCUBE 40W 4-PORT USB WALL CHARGER WITH FOLDABLE PLUG – DEAL ALERT

    This 40W/8A 4-port output wall charger from iClever detects the charging capacity of each device, and provides the fastest possible charge of up to 2.4 amps per port, charging any four USB-enabled devices simultaneously. Its compact design features a foldable plug.  It contains multiple internal protection mechanisms to guarantee the safety of your device. iClever’s […]

  • LENOVO PROMISES 12 NEW MOTO MOD ADD-ONS PER YEAR

    The Moto Z has quickly become the gold standard for modular phones, and it looks like it’s about to get a whole lot more expandability. Speaking at a press briefing last week, Moto promised that a whole new family of new snap-on accessories is on the way. Moto previously floated the idea of a possible Tango […]

  • GoPro releases the $299 Karma Grip handheld stabilizer

    The GoPro Karma Grip is now available. The camera maker announced today that the handheld stabilizer is for sale in select stores and GoPro.com for $299. This is the same handheld grip that shipped with the Karma drone — at least before the drone was recalledfor battery issues. The Karma Grip competes directly with the […]

  • The Tell-tale Heart: Researchers 3D Print Organ-on-a-Chip

    Researchers have used a 3D printer and six novel bioinks to build a “heart-on-a-chip” that can serve as a living organ for drug testing. The device, developed by a team of bioengineers out of Harvard’s Wyss Institute, was described this week in Nature Materials. The Wyss team’s heart is the first organ-on-a-chip to be built […]

  • Should you clear space on your counter for these smart kitchen devices?

    If there was a theme of this year’s Smart Kitchen Summit — which brings together companies and start-ups that make, or want to make, the kitchen more connected — it was unification. Having a single smart device might make one task easier, but everyone from Innit to Drop to Anova wants to make software or […]

  • WITH THE JAM VOICE WI-FI SPEAKER, ALEXA IS NO LONGER LIMITED TO JUST AMAZON DEVICES

    Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant is great for owners of one or more compatible Amazon devices, but that doesn’t mean much for those who for one reason or another don’t want to buy Amazon hardware. At least it didn’t until recently. We’re now beginning to see Alexa-enabled speakers from other companies arrive, like the new Jam […]

  • 7 SOLUTIONS FOR THE IPHONE 7’S LACK OF HEADPHONE JACK

    No headphone jack? No problem—or at least, not a problem that can’t be fixed with a solid adapter. Apple caused a commotion after confirming that the iPhone 7 would only sport a Lightning port. This means that all your old headphones with a 3.5mm plug would have to be hooked up to your iPhone 7 […]

  • UP TO $50 OFF VARIOUS AMAZON KINDLE MODELS, LIMITED TIME DISCOUNT FOR PRIME MEMBERS ONLY

    Amazon has quietly released a good deal on its popular Kindle series of e-readers, but it’s available only to Prime Members, or anyone who has an active 30-day free trial. For a limited time, Kindle’s price sinks from $80 to $50, Kindle Paperwhite from $120 down to $90, the Kindle Voyage drops from $200 to […]

  • Xiaomi’s Amazfit is a new $120 smartwatch with GPS

    Days after announcing a new Android phone, Xiaomi has revealed a new device that you can pair with that phone (or any other Android handset). The Amazfit is a new smartwatch from Xiaomi sub-brand Huami. It’s launching in China tomorrow, Aug. 31, at a price of ¥799 ($120 USD). The new smartwatch’s features include a […]

  • Samsung’s Gear S3 watches are more elegant (and rugged) than ever

    Samsung’s Gear S2 was far from perfect, but it was still a big step forward for the company’s smartwatch ambitions. At last: a Tizen-powered wearable with a decent selection of apps and a control scheme focused on a rotating bezel that bordered on brilliant. Samsung couldn’t let that progress go untouched, so it just pulled […]

  • Charge Your Phone From Any Window With The Port Solar Charger

    Capture the power of the sun. Even if you’re in a plane, in a car, or just looking for an emergency power source for your smartphone, this sleek solar charger makes it easy to stay powered up. With integrated USB charging cable and silicone suction design, simply stick the charger to whichever window gets the […]