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Sound Blaster Recon3D Omega Wireless

While not everyone needs a wireless headset, many appreciate the versatility and freedom of a cordless gaming experience. That tethering cord might …

Headphones

Trendnet outs new Nano Wireless Extender and cloud camera

Trendnet is a company that’s been around for a long time producing all sorts of networking hardware and other peripherals for computer users and …

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth Keyboards for Mac, iPad or iPhone: Logitech K760 Solar: $54, AAA-powered: $30 Shipped

Amazon has the Logitech Bluetooth Keyboard for only $30, a total savings of 40% off its retail price of $50 and the lowest price ever. This keyboard features media controls, iOS keys and a compact design ideal for traveling. 77 unique reviews yield an impressive 4.5 star rating on Amazon. (via …

Adonit Launches Jot Touch 4 Stylus for iPad Users

Setting out to remove the barriers that stand between ideas and creation, Adonit’s latest<p>Setting out to remove the barriers that stand between ideas …

Future-tech expo: Sci-fi saxes, 3D-printed human hearts (pictures)

Imagine controlling the music you're dancing to with a sweep of the hand. That's one vision for Kontrol, a new wearable interface by CalArts students Jon He and Kameron Christopher that would, among other uses, give traditional instrumentalists and dancers more freedom to interact with multimedia …

Turntables

Kwikset introduces Kevo, a smartphone-friendly lock powered by UniKey

It's not the first time that Kwikset's dabbled in wireless locks, but today the company's introducing Kēvo, a smartphone- (and tablet-) friendly lock powered by UniKey. The concept is pretty simple: pair a handset (running a special app) with Kēvo via Bluetooth, and simply touch the deadbolt to …

Climbing robot melts and cools plastic to get its footing

We've seen plenty of robots scale walls over the years, from models that emit supersonic streams of air to gecko-inspired creations, but few can carry more than their own weight, much less handle rough terrain. Enter this unique Swiss-made machine, which handles both tasks with aplomb thanks to the …

Hands-on with the Delta Six gun controller (video)

Glimpses of the Delta Six have been teasing an ultra-realistic and motion-enabled gaming controller since last fall, and now that it's back on Kickstarter, we've gone hands-on with a prototype to see just how it handles. Though hardware and software tweaks have been made since it first surfaced, …

Ouya game device gets the teardown treatment

Ouya, the open-source game console that took the Kickstarter world by storm, has been ripped apart by the folks over at iFixit.<p>The Ouya device earned a score of 9 out of 10 from iFixit for its high repairability. The iFixit team was able to tear apart the gadget with ease, and found that it was …

Gorilla Glass vs Sapphire: Corning challenges strength claims of alternative phone cover

Making sure that your mobile device is well-protected — whether it is against excess data charges or cellphone theft — is of utmost importance these days. Protection against scratches to the screen in particular is one of the most pressing issues for smartphone and tablet owners, and an entire …

Gorilla Glass

Google Glass software update adds Google+ notifications, limits background uploads

If you're lucky enough to be an early Google Glass owner, you might want to glance at device settings to see what software your headset is running. According to reports, Google is tonight pushing out a new update, XE5, that contains a number of bug fixes, optimizations, and other changes. First, …

Nest buys MyEnergy, giving users more data on power usage

Nest, makers of the Learning Thermostat, said Tuesday that it has bought MyEnergy, a move geared towards helping customers and utilities alike get a better handle on power usage.<p>In a release, Nest said that MyEnergy has built a nationwide user base with an online service that provides users with a …

IOGear Dock: Share Any Old Wired Keyboard With All Your iDevices Via Bluetooth

Do you wish you could get in on this whole one-keyboard-switching-between-multiple-devices game, only you’re wedded to some crazy old clackety keyboard that only connects via cable? Then I have good news! IOGear has a new widget that’ll hook everything up.<p>It’s called the Bluetooth Desktop Dock, the …

Android Phones

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8 and 10 Inch Versions To Be Announced This Month

Samsung recently announced their new Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablet, the device comes with a 7 inch display, and now it looks like we will also see an 8 …

Gear & Gadgets

Seagate steps strongly into the solid-state market with four new SSDs

Seagate's involvement in solid-state storage market shifted into high gear today as the company unveiled four new drives: the Seagate 600 SSD, the Seagate 600 Pro SSD, the Seagate 1200 SSD, and the Seagate X8 Accelerator.<p>Among these new drives, the<p>Seagate 600 SSDis the first from the storage vendor …

Cray brings top supercomputer tech to businesses for a mere $500,000

Technology powering world's top supercomputers now in an entry-level package.<p>Cray, the company that built the world's fastest supercomputer, is …

Panasonic TC-PVT60 series review: This plasma picture finally challenges Kuro - CNET

MSRP: $2,999.99<p><b>The Good</b> The <b>Panasonic VT60</b> produces the second-best picture quality of any TV we've ever reviewed, equal to or better than our in-house Pioneer Kuro reference and surpassed only by the ZT60; exceedingly deep black levels and excellent shadow detail; well-saturated colors and …

Phosforce laser flashlight can illuminate or incinerate

Didn't get enough of Star Wars Day on the weekend? How about dazzling Sith Lords with this lightsaber-style flashlight?<p>The Phosforce from Wicked Lasers turns the company's powerful Arctic laser into a portable light that kicks out 500 lumens. It's nowhere near as powerful as the company's Torch …

Terrafugia considering TF-X, a vertical-takeoff flying car (video)

We've been hearing about Terrafugia's Transition "flying car" for, well, far too long, considering that it has yet to even venture beyond the prototype phase. The prop plane / roadworthy vehicle combo has its fair share of fans -- some of them with deep enough pockets to place an order -- but it …

AT&T Beam is a USB LTE modem with built-in LCD, due May 10th for $20

With the onset of MiFis, smartphone hotspots and other methods of tethering your computer to the 'net, USB modems aren't exactly the most popular devices on the block anymore. It doesn't mean they're not desirable to business folk, however, so most carriers keep at least one or two in their lineup. …

Samsung acquires MOVL to bolster its multi-screen TV efforts

Samsung's desire for deep integration of TV services was painstakingly obvious when it unveiled the Galaxy S 4's WatchON feature. However, that may prove to be just the tip of the televisual iceberg: it's buying MOVL, the developer of Samsung's own SwipeIt media sharing as well as the MOVL Connect …

Adobe announces Projects Mighty and Napoleon: Creative Cloud-connected hardware for tablet-based creations

On the heels of today's Creative Cloud software announcement, Adobe pulled the wraps off a new peripheral initiative for creating on a slate. First, Project Mighty is a cloud-connected stylus experiment that pulls tools from Creative Cloud setups and offers pressure sensitivity, a rechargeable …

IRL: Dell's U2713H monitor and the X-Arcade Dual Joystick

<i>Welcome to</i> IRL<i>, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment.</i><p>A fleet of fancy cameras deserves a high-end monitor to match, right? And do we really need to explain why an …

RP-VITA bringing its telepresence to seven North American hospitals

We've already seen the RP-VITA in action -- and so, for that matter, has the FDA. Now iRobot / InTouch Health's telepresence 'bot is ready to take the field. The companies today jointly unveiled a list of seven US and Mexican hospitals that will be using the iPad-friendly wheeled robot. The list …

Fitbit Flex activity tracking wristband now shipping for $100

Fitbit's freshest fitness fob, the Flex wristband, may not be the most comprehensive activity tracker on the market, but it does deliver quite a bit of bang for your buck, as we discovered during our review. The company's latest gadget is set to compete with the Nike FuelBand and Jawbone Up, but at …

Los Alamos National Lab has had quantum-encrypted internet for over two years

Nothing locks down data better than a laser-based quantum-encrypted network, where the mere act of looking at your data causes it to irrevocably change. Although such systems already exist, they're limited to point-to-point data transfers since a router would kill the message it's trying to pass …

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MiniCinema iPad Mini Case Sure Is ‘Handy’

Having spent far too long browsing the shelves of the local hardware stores (plural) trying to cobble together my own iPad mini hand strap, I’m glad to see a proper case featuring one. I gave up on my DIY efforts, having decided that even as a weak-armed geek I’m strong enough to hold an iPad mini …

iPad Mini

Retina iPad mini update coming quick says analyst, chip boost in 2014

It would appear that the analysts at NPD DisplaySearch have run the numbers and decided that the iPad mini with full retina-quality display is well …

iPad Mini

Nintendo reportedly offering Wii U game conversion software to smartphone app devs

While we knew Nintendo was happy to hook up its newest consoles with smartphones, we thought that would only extend to social networking and shopping. Nope, it looks like the company is planning to go a step further, with a report from <i>Japan Times</i> suggesting that the games maker is offering …