Consumer Tech

I made my own wearable computer with a Raspberry Pi, and it was almost too easy

Ever since I read about the crazy wearable pioneers back in the ‘90s and early 2000s, I've wanted a wearable computer of my own. I had two major requirements, however: it had to be a computer, and I had to be able to wear it.<p>Smartphones, for the most part, have supplanted most people's interest in …

Raspberry Pi

Best Security Cameras 2017: 9 finest smart home monitors | Trusted Reviews

<b>A good smart home security camera makes monitoring your home from an app on your phone a breeze. But not all cameras offer the same level or quality</b> …

Smart Homes

This app turns your Mac or PC into a super-cheap Apple TV

Apple TV

5 common dishwasher problems (and how to fix them)

Some of us rely heavily on dishwashers to do our dirty work, but when the machine breaks or malfunctions, our home can quickly turn into a scene from</i> …

Gear & Gadgets

How to add Bluetooth to an old car

Now Playing: Watch this: 3 ways to add Bluetooth to any car<p>2:05<p>Bluetooth is now a standard feature in practically every modern car. Like with Bluetooth headphones, a Bluetooth-enabled car lets you stream your own tunes or favorite podcasts on your daily commute without the hassle of CDs or the …

Gear & Gadgets

5 reasons why you’ll want a smart pet door

These superconvenient pet door features will make you howl with delight.<p>Smart pet doors, also called electronic pet doors, come with a bunch of features that can make the life of a pet owner <i>much</i> easier. Here are five features that will make you want to install one this weekend.<p>1. Key fobs<p>The …

Home Automation

Invoxia NVX 200 review: Turn your iPhone into a desk phone

The Invoxia NVX 200 ($249 MSRP; $215 on Amazon) is an iPhone docking station disguised as a stylish desk phone. The handsome dark grey hardware is …

Gear & Gadgets

Tell Siri ‘I see a little silhouette of a man’ to unlock epic Queen Easter egg

Apple hid an Easter egg that causes Siri to belt out a robot cover of Queen’s most infamous anthem, “Bohemian Rhapsody.”<p>To enable it, just activate …

Gear & Gadgets

30 Ways to Use a Vacuum That Will Blow Your Mind

Do you roll your vacuum cleaner out of the closet only when it's time to clean your carpet? Well, you're missing out. Whether you've got an upright, …

Domestic Technology

Cykill Forces You To Workout While You Game (video)

A new gadget has been created called Cykill using the Arduino development platform which forces you to work out to play on your Xbox. Requiring that …

Arduino

SPY Guide: 5 Best Smart Bulbs for Your Brilliant Home

<b>* Smart bulbs offer more options than traditional lights</b><b>* LED technology helps smart bulbs shine brighter for longer</b><b>* Sync lights to your phone or</b> …

Home Automation

Heart rate zones – what are they and how will they get you fitter? | Trusted Reviews

<b>Most people want to get fit faster and training using heart rate zones is one such method that can get you there – but how does it work, and how do</b> …

Wearable Tech

Everything you need to know to set up an Amazon Echo for your parents

Everything you need to know to set up an Amazon Echo for your parents<p>Amazon<p>Camryn Rabideau, Reviewed.com<p>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks …

Smart Homes

Big Name Brands Continue To Innovate With Wearable Technology | Articles | Innovation

Wearables were at one time seen as something of a passing trend - a gimmick that wouldn't enjoy the popularity or lifespan as some of the more …

Innovation

Multiple Google Home users are reporting issues with Philips Hue light bulbs

A number of users are having difficulties controlling their Philips Hue light bulbs via Google Home, the help forum for which is brimming with …

Home Automation

Candy-colored Apple Watch band is ready to conquer Instagram [Review]

We’ve reviewed luxury timepiece-maker Juuk before and are excited to announce two new additions to its Ligero Apple Watch collection — the long-awaited Rainbow and Rose Gold bands.<p>These beautiful bands join a collection of 10 different finishes. Even better, Juuk is donating $20 of proceeds for …

Smartwatches

Leather Apple Watch Band w/ stainless clasp: 38 & 42mm $8 Prime shipped

Fullmosa (98% positive in the last 12 months from 1,733 ratings) via Amazon is offering its Jan Series 38 & 42mm Calf Leather Apple Watch Band/Strap with Stainless Steel Clasp for <b>$8.31 Prime shipped</b>. Simply use code <b>SM6ORPD4</b> at checkout. All 4 colors and both sizes are available. That’s about 48% …

Smartwatches

Sony’s a7S II stuns with 4K footage from outside the International Space Station

Sony’s lineup of full-frame mirrorless cameras are impressive, and have become a staple for videographers and photographers worldwide. But now, the a7S II has gone beyond just our world, capturing amazing 4K footage from outside the International Space Station.<p>The a7S II was mounted on the ISS on …

Gear & Gadgets

How to scan multiple pages into one PDF document

Scanning PDFs is a pain, but it’s often a necessary part of doing business. If you work in an office, someone has most likely trained you in the ways …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Change Your Move Goal on Apple Watch

Closing your Activity rings on Apple Watch creates a sense of accomplishment. Knowing you’ve met your weekly goal means you’ve taken care of yourself and your body, which is always a great feeling. But everyone has different goals. Meeting your goal means progress regardless of how it compares to …

Apple Watch

Report: Apple Inc. to Launch Apple Watch 3 This Fall -- The Motley Fool

Apple's latest iteration of its wearable computing device is reportedly set to launch in the fall, and this Fool has some thoughts on what …

Smartwatches

Save up to 25% on Z-Wave Smart Motion Sensors, Outlets & more from $15

BuyDig is taking <b>$5 off</b> select Aeon Labs Z-Wave accessories when applying code <b>ZW001717</b> at checkout. That’ll save you anywhere from 9-25% off your purchase, so now is a great time to either jump in to smart home tech or to automate the rest of your house. You’ll find various ratings on each …

Home Automation

How to get started with Samsung SmartThings

Samsung SmartThings are a great addition if all you're looking to do is automate a few simple things around the house.<p>Did you know you can automate …

Smart Homes

The Apple Watch 3 could be here sooner than you think | Trusted Reviews

<b>There’s been plenty of hype surrounding the iPhone 8, with the usual rumours and leaks seemingly more numerous than ever this year.</b><p>Apple is expected …

Smartwatches

Ring Video Doorbell 2 review: Higher res and easier to recharge, but just as bulky

It's not smaller, but it is smarter.<p>Ring's second-generation video doorbell adds a quick release rechargeable battery and boosts video resolution from 720p to 1080p. It remains one of the only video doorbells that can provide its own power instead of relying on your home's existing …

Gear & Gadgets

Logitech’s Pop Home Switch Starter Pack makes controlling your smart home easy

Open your smart home to everyone who lives there with this Logitech Pop Home Switch Starter Pack, which is currently 21 percent off on Amazon. These …

Home Automation

BMX - The Pusher Mountain Trip - 2017

Subscribe to the BMXfeed channel on Vimeo to get all of the newest videos on your Apple TV, Roku player, or any other Vimeo-connected device.<p>Import …

BMX

This popular waterproof Bluetooth speaker only costs $28, and the sound quality will shock you

Do you know how good a product has to be to have a 4.5-star rating on Amazon with more than 19,800 reviews? Seriously, consider all the 1-star …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung is smashing it with record profits, despite a corruption scandal

Samsung has shrugged off scandal to announce a record profit.<p>The South Korean electronics giant was propelled to record profit in the second quarter of 2017, and this boom is likely to continue into the third — just as revenue is widely expected to benefit from sales of OLED screens to Apple.<p>The …

Samsung

GoPro QuikStories automatically creates a sweet edit for you

If you've spent more than five minutes on social media recently, you'll know that "stories" are the hot new currency. Sharing your day with your followers keeps you <i>and</i> your friends coming back for more. While stories have largely been the realm of apps like Instagram and Snapchat, GoPro recently …

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