Gear & Gadgets

The best Amazon Prime Day 2018 sale so far

Amazon Prime Day starts at 3 p.m. ET today and runs through Wednesday at 2:59 a.m. ET. That’s a full 36 hours of deals for Prime members. However, you don’t need to wait until 3 p.m. ET to start taking advantage of deals. There are plenty of items already on sale, including:<p>Amazon Echo Dot for …

Amazon Echo

The Boston Dynamics robots can now hunt you in the woods

We regret to inform you that the Boston Dynamics robots, the dog-looking machines that terrified Twitter with their ability to open doors, can now …

Robotics

Everything You Need To Use Arduino For Home Automation

One of the great things about home automation is that it’s limitless. Whether you add more smart locks, toss some smart light bulbs into lamps, or add another smart thermostat to your home, it’s simple and easy to control all the products in your house.<p>But if you’re someone who doesn’t like the …

Arduino

Amazon discounts its entire Echo lineup for Prime Day 2018 from $30

While Amazon Prime Day doesn’t officially start until 3PM, the deals are already flowing. Amazon is discounting its entire Echo lineup for Prime members this morning, with deals starting at <b>$29.99 shipped</b>. If you’re not yet a part of the Alexa ecosystem now is the time to jump in.<p>Amazon Echo Prime …

Consumer Tech

Cave diver rips Elon Musk for submarine ‘PR stunt,’ Musk calls him a ‘pedo’ in response

Elon Musk is having a really bad week of PR, and he’ll find particularly little sympathy from at least one of the divers who helped rescue 12 boys …

Consumer Tech

Aston Martin Vision Volante Concept Airplane Announced

Aston Martin has revealed its latest concept, although it is not the company’s normal supercar, this time they have unveiled a new airplane concept, …

Aston Martin

Amazon Prime Day deals: get £300 off a 55-inch 4K HDR OLED TV and nearly £400 off a 65-inch 4K HDR LED from Philips

By Robert Jones<p>Amazon Prime Day 2018 runs today (Monday July 16) and tomorrow, and snapping up a best-buy TV is one of its main pleasures. There are …

4K Ultra HD

5 Robot Vacuums That Can Clean Your Home When You're Not Even There

The humble vacuum cleaner has come a long way over the past few years. Gone are the days when you had to carve out 30 minutes or more per week to keep those carpets clean. These days, your vacuum can clean the house for you — meaning you can leave, and come home to a totally clean home.<p>There are a …

Smart Homes

Microsoft HoloLens Demonstrations Being Held Across The US And Canada

If you are interested in learning more about the new Microsoft HoloLens mixed reality headset and what you can expect from the new technology, …

Augmented Reality

MacTrast Deals: Magnetic 3-in-1 Charging Cable

- Jul 15, 2018<p>The Magnetic 3-in-1 Charging Cable is a tough nylon-braided cord that offers the ability to charge Lightning, micro USB and USB-C …

Tech Trends

Major TV Shootout Results: OLED And QLED Both Score Key Wins

On Sunday, internationally respected UK AV website HDTVTest held its annual TV shootout, pitting four current flagship TVs against each other before an audience of AV fans. And it’s fair to say that the results, as voted for by that AV fan audience, make for fascinating reading.<br>The shootout was …

Tech Trends

Keep your eyes peeled for these tech items to go on sale on Prime Day

Prime Day is almost here! It only comes once a year. And for many of us, it's the time to scoop up that special product you’ve been hoping will go on …

MacBook Pro

Microsoft rumored to sell its own Android phones soon

The only Android phones that Microsoft is involved with are one from Samsung’s Galaxy S range. It was the case for the Galaxy S8 and is the same for …

Tech Trends

Twelve South’s Compass 2 iPad Stand hits $20 Prime shipped via Amazon

Amazon offers the Twelve South Compass 2 iPad Stand in Silver for <b>$19.99 Prime shipped</b>. Originally $40, today’s deal is 50% off the regular price and an Amazon all-time in this color. Rated 4.1/5 stars.<p>Twelve South Compass 2 iPad Stand features:<p>Compact, folding stand holds iPads or tablets in both …

Consumer Tech

How strands of hair found in murdered British backpacker's hand solved 30-year serial killer mystery

When British backpacker Joanne Walters was found stabbed to death in an Australian forest in 1992, she had strands of hair in her hand.<p>One of seven …

Crime

The original Amazon Echo: Is it time to upgrade?

If you were one of the lucky ones like me, then you managed to snag the original Amazon Echo for $99 shortly after Amazon first introduced it at the end of 2014. Back then, you had to request an invitation to make the purchase -- the team at Amazon wasn't sure of how much demand there'd be for …

Smart Homes

Raspberry Pi LED SHIM Arrives At Adafruit

Makers, developers and Raspberry Pi enthusiasts may be interested to know that the awesome Raspberry Pi LED SHIM created by Pimoroni has now arrived …

Raspberry Pi

Wrist-Mounted Electronics That Can Help You Fish

I grew up in the generation of <i>Star Trek</i>, <i>The Jetsons</i> and <i>Lost in Space</i>, gasping at how their trick automation altered everyday life. I can’t help but …

Wearable Tech

The Ultimate Cooler Plays Music, Recharges Your Phone & Keeps Ice Frozen for 3 Days

<b>Description</b><p>No party is complete without the KoolMAX Cooler. Simply put, this cooler has everything you need for all your adventures. With an …

Consumer Tech

The 10 best free Apple Watch apps of 2018

The Apple Watch may be Apple’s most personal device, but to truly make it yours you’ll need to start adding some of your favorite apps. But don’t …

Apps

Brinno SHC1000 Peephole Camera review: Combat porch pirates with this concealed camera

With the uptick in package theft, many residential users have turned to outdoor home security cameras and video doorbells to combat porch piracy. The …

Home Automation

Pixel 2 XL Camera Issue: Google's struggling to find a fix

<b>The nine-month-old Google Pixel 2 XL has been one of the most troubled smartphones to hit the shelves in recent times, with it first suffering from a</b> …

Consumer Tech

Head-up display devices are on sale, can keep you safer on the road

The integration of smartphones, GPS, and advanced infotainment consoles in our cars have undoubtedly made driving easier and more enjoyable. But …

Consumer Tech

Now any air conditioner with a remote can be smart - The Gadgeteer

<b>NEWS</b> – The Sensibo Sky Smart AC Controller can make any remote-controlled air conditioner or heat pump into a smart, WiFi-connected device. Sensibo …

Home Automation

Living With a ThinkPad X1 Carbon

Overall, the current ThinkPad X1 Carbon is the best lightweight notebook I've tested, perfect for executives who want a machine that is easy to carry …

Computer Hardware

Techy and trendy? That’s the new Emporio Armani Connected smartwatch

Emporio Armani is back with a new touchscreen smartwatch, and like the last model, the new model looks stunning. The design isn’t the only thing to …

Wearable Tech

Dialling into local stories with Jura whisky phones

Raspberry Pis? Check. Iconic phoneboxes? Check. Whisky? Check, check, check. Find out how Bright Signals incorporated all three for the launch of the …

Raspberry Pi

2018 MacBook Pro Gets Benchmarked

Apple launched their new 2018 MacBook Pro last week. We have already heard about the new keyboard design on the notebook and now we have some details …

MacBook Pro

Microsoft will revamp Andromeda entirely for 2019

Over the past couple of weeks, Microsoft has been making waves in the backchannel over when its Andromeda project would be released. It looked like a …

Tech Trends

Stepper Motor? Encoder? It’s Both!

We always think it is interesting that a regular DC motor and a generator are about the same thing. Sure, each is optimized for its purpose, but …

Arduino