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Fli Charge demonstrates its charging pad with Craftsman power tools

Don’t call Fli Charge wireless charging. Fli Charge is conductive charging. It’s just like plugging something into a wall but uses powered surfaces to distribute power. And thanks to proprietary tech, it’s safe to the touch and just as fast as a wall outlet.<p>The company stopped by TechCrunch’s CES …

Own a Mac? You should be traveling with this gadget

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This Little Wireless Gadget Turns Your iPhone Into A DIY Recording Studio

iZotope’s new Spire Studio uses Wi-Fi and smart microphone tech to make mobile audio recording even easier.<p>There are few creativity killers more potent than an overly complex tool. For musicians both casual and pro, such complexity—sophisticated software, plug-ins, cables, audio interfaces, and …

Another $20 lopped off the Amazon Echo — now just $79.99

We’re pretty sure that at this point Amazon is <b>no longer</b> selling <b>new units</b> of its original Echo speaker. The two-year-old smart speaker was the …

Epson’s short throw laser projector is for anyone that wants a giant screen without the bulk

Hope you like 1080p?<p>Epson has today announced a new short throw laser projector capable of producing a 10-foot display when placed just inches from the wall. Sadly, in the age of 4K, the Home Cinema LS100 is limited to a 1080p resolution unlike Sony’s 4K short throw monstrosity. But the Epson buys …

Product Design: Normal Headphones

I am always intrigued by what makers/inventors do make to re-invent our everyday life things. We don't think these items can ever be re-invented but …

Love that new Mac smell? Now you can buy a candle that smells like a freshly-opened Apple product

I thought it was just me, but apparently I’m not the only one who tends to take a long extended whiff every time I crack open a new Apple product. There’s just something about the smell that’s so ridiculously pleasing to the senses.<p>Apparently the fine folks over at Apple accessory maker TwelveSouth …

Study shows speech recognition is 3x faster than typing

Even though voice recognition is now available on more apps and devices than ever, I rarely find myself using the feature to dictate text or issue commands. I’ve certainly noticed improvements in the past few years, but it can still be awkward and inaccurate.<p>A new study conducted by researchers at …

Facebook tracks scary-specific details about your life. Here's what it knows

As the saying goes: “if you aren’t being sold, you are the product.” Nowhere is this more true than on Facebook.<p>The social network boasts nearly two billion users, and offers a staggering amount of free content that keeps most of us engaged hours each day. And in the future, it’s looking to further …

InterAct

Make room, Siri: Alexa can control iDevices gadgets now, too

iDevices has a history of making iOS-friendly gadgets for your home, and its connected switches, sockets and thermostats -- all designed for use with Apple HomeKit's Siri-powered voice controls -- are no exception. Today, though, you can start using those gadgets with Amazon's Alexa, too, thanks to …

Home Automation

Insta360 Nano Is A 360-Degree Video Camera Accessory For iPhone

You can now easily record 360-degree videos on your iPhone using the Insta360 Nano camera accessory which snaps into the Lightning port of the …

SanDisk's new microSD cards are insanely fast 4K beasts

If you’re into shooting 4K video, you’ll probably be <i>really</i> into the newest microSD cards from SanDisk which can hold 14 hours of footage and transfer info insanely fast.<p>The SanDisk Extreme 256GB microSD card not only has an insane capacity (seriously, 14 hours of 4K footage!), it can transfer your …

Bang & Olufsen made a set of neckbuds you'd actually want to wear

Bang & Olufsen's first ever pair of wireless earphones — dubbed Beoplay H5 — look like they could be a winner. They're simple and well-designed, with no plastic collar that sits on your shoulders: just a single braided cable with a built-in remote, playback, and volume control. They're splash and …

Neural net photography tweaks go mobile with Prisma on iOS

We've seen DeepMind's acid trip photo creations and what it looks like when algorithms colorize black and white photos. But you need to be near a computer for the former, and do some pretty heavy lifting, scientifically speaking, to set up the latter. But an iOS app is putting algorithm-based photo …

Apps

E3 2016: 'Clapper' merges DDR, 'Pat-A-Cake' for rhythm gaming via iPad camera

One of the more unique games spotted by AppleInsider at this year's E3 expo was "Clapper," a two-player cooperative rhythm title that uses the iPad's …

Kanex MultiSync Aluminum Mac Keyboard: One Keyboard To Rule Them All

<b>Mac Users Choose Between Wireless or Full-Sized</b><p>Apple makes a nice full-sized keyboard for the Mac, but it’s a wired USB version. It also makes a Bluetooth keyboard that works with Mac and iOS devices, but that’s a compact model and pairs with one at a time.<p>What’s missing from Apple is a full-sized, …

Gear & Gadgets

Give your Macbook more storage with Nifty MiniDrive

The storage space battles never seem to end, but a secret weapon has arrived for Macbook users.<p>Nifty MiniDrive for Macbooks allows you to add up to 128GB of storage to your Macbook without a bulky hard drive attachment, giving your system the boost it needs. For a limited time, it’s just $33.99 …

Dell unveils 43-inch 4K monitor that can split into four independent 1080p panels - ExtremeTech

By on May 23, 2016 at 5:06 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Multi-monitor desktops are popular …

The Information Age is over; welcome to the Experience Age

Twenty-five years after the introduction of the World Wide Web, the Information Age is coming to an end. Thanks to mobile screens and Internet everywhere, we’re now entering what I call the “Experience Age.”<p>When was the last time you updated your Facebook status? Maybe you no longer do? It’s been …

Essential accessories for your MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro (May 2016 edition) | ZDNet

Outfit your MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro with the best accessories<p>Looking to accessorize your Macbook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro? What …

Launcher lets you create iOS widgets that display or hide based on day, time or location

You may remember Launcher as the once-banned iOS widget that Apple booted from the App Store after its approval, then months later allowed back in. The problem Apple had with the app, seemingly, is that its sole existence was to be a widget provider — the app by itself didn’t offer any standalone …

Thingthing takes $400k to turn a productivity keyboard app into a services platform

Messaging apps like WhatsApp and WeChat have become the platform giants of recent years, scaling huge user bases powered by the momentum of network effects. But might there be another location on the smartphone that’s potent enough for an app to transform into a platform in its own right? …

Earny’s app gets your money back on purchases after prices drop

A new mobile application called Earny has launched with the goal of getting you your money back. That is, the app connects with your email and Amazon accounts in order to track your online purchases and find your e-receipts, then price check those items to see if you got the best deal. If it finds …

Turtle Beach Elite Pro: Is this the ultimate gaming headset for e-sports athletes?

Turtle Beach has a new gaming headset for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC that's designed to appeal to e-sports athletes and hardcore gamers.<p>Turtle Beach is calling its upcoming $200 Elite Pro the first gaming headset designed from the ground-up for e-sports athletes -- people who play video …

Shoulderpod R1 Pro review: Capture iPhone video that's as smooth as silk - CNET

Phones can shoot great video, but holding a thin phone steady for long periods is near impossible. And if you're moving at the time -- I may have a <i>slight</i> interest in shooting video from inside a landing airplane -- you can forget it altogether.<p>Fortunately, a Barcelona-based company called …

This Plug Automatically Resets Your Router When Your Wi-Fi Is Down

So simple, so freaking smart.<p>HOW ELSE WILL WE ENTERTAIN OURSELVES??<p>So, you're watching <i>Game of Thrones</i> and you're about to see the cliffhanger and then.... the BUFFER OF DEATH.<p>In most cases, resetting your router will fix your Wi-Fi because that clears up its cache/system so that it's free to load …

FlipBelt Is the New, Modern Way for Adventurers to Carry Their Belongings

If you're a runner, hiker, backpacker, rock climber, or just an avid adventurer, you know how frustrating and cumbersome it can be to carry all of your essential items–phone, cards, keys, and cash–with you, on an excursion. There are many products on the market that seek to alleviate this nuisance, …

Lytro’s 755 megapixel Cinema light field camera is going to kill the green screen

Lytro is taking its rich, volumetric 3D camera capture technology into the world of TV and film.<p>The company’s light field solution is a truly beautiful technology that may eventually be in every camera we snap a shot or video with. The tech essentially uses data on all of the available light in a …

PlayStation VR Playable At A 'Significant Number' Of GameStop Locations This June

HTC may have persuaded GameStop to demo their Vive virtual reality system in 10 of their stores later this year, but the retailer is going big with Sony's PlayStation VR, hosting in-store consumer demos at a “significant” number of locations beginning this June.<p>Fortune reports that John …

Virtual Reality

Review: Dell's XPS 13 is a nearly perfect ultraportable

Apple’s MacBooks have long been the gold standard all laptops are measured against. What’s ‘best’ obviously varies according to individual needs, but critics and college lecture halls alike seemed to agree for the past several years.<p>Mainstream Windows laptops then usually went one of two routes: …