Gear & Gadgets

Want better rest and less stress? Thync’s latest wearable will help you relax

Why it matters to you<p>Who doesn't want to sleep better and quickly get rid of stress? The new Thync Relax Pro wearable will help you achieve those …

Digital Trends

Misfit Vapor with Android Wear could be one of the best fitness watches

Misfit's upcoming smartwatch goes Android Wear 2.0, but its feature set and price sound pretty great.<p>Since Misfit was acquired by Fossil Group, it's been easy to overlook the brand's line of fitness trackers and watches. But Misfit's crack at an Android Wear smartwatch could end up being one of the …

Wearable Tech

12 Gadgets That Bring You Close to the Future

From smart coffee makers to washing machines, technology is making us go wow every single day. But, we still seem to ask for more. Be it as a …

Smart Homes

The Casio Edifice EQB501 takes a licking, connects to your cellphone

Casio makes beefy watches for not-always-beefy people. Their latest, the Edifice EQB-501 is an interesting amalgam of form, function, and high tech features and it has enough dials, buttons, and sensors to keep well-connected on your trek through the jungle, urban or otherwise.<p>This monster watch is …

TechCrunch

BlackBerry Keyone Appears At The FCC

The new BlackBerry Keyone was made official at Mobile World Congress last month and now it looks like the handset is getting ready to launch in the …

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Which of Apple’s new products/updates are you most interested in? [Poll]

Apple’s Q1 product updates were announced this week without an official press event like what usually accompanies its bigger products refreshes. A new Product RED iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, a new 5th generation iPad, an updated iPhone SE, and new and updated Apple Watch bands and iPhone cases were all …

Smartwatches

Never Mind the Apple Watch, AirPods Are the Future

Just a few months old and still largely sold out, Apple’s AirPods are gaining on the company’s better known watch line.<p>The AirPods already have key …

Barron's

The only two things you need to keep your Apple Watch looking pristine

The Apple Watch, like just about every other Apple device on the planet, is gorgeous. And just like every other Apple device on the planet, the Apple …

Smartwatches

Fossil has a ton of new smartwatches coming out later this year

The company announced new smartwatches and hybrid watches from luxury brands like Michael Kors, Tory Burch, DKNY and Kate Spade New York.<p>Fossil Group is going all-in on connected watches. The company previously announced that it planned to release 300 new smartwatches, hybrid watches and fitness …

Wearable Tech

Android Wear goes upscale with watches from Fossil, Tag Heuer, more at Baselworld

Baselworld is here again, showcasing the world’s best and most fashionable watches and jewelry. In recent years, the annual trade show in Switzerland …

Wearable Tech

deltaK Keychain Thermal Scanner From $55 (video)

Asa Cannell has created a new thermal scanner which is small enough to carry on your keys and provides all the functionality of its expensive thermal …

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How to Tap Into an Existing Wall Switch | Home Guides | SF Gate

Electrical switches typically have 110-volt power connected directly from the circuit panel. The switch will pass the electricity from the panel to a light or ceiling fan whenever the light switch is turned on, and break the power connection when the switch is turned off. If you need to provide …

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How Does a Voltage Multiplier Work?

If you need a high voltage, a voltage multiplier is one of the easiest ways to obtain it. A voltage multiplier is a specialized type of rectifier …

Arduino

Smartwatches at a Crossroads, and Some Analysts are Optimistic

HONG KONG — Some battery-powered watches at Fossil’s flagship store here have traditional minute and second hands, but their displays sync with a user’s smartphone and offer calendar notifications, activity-tracking functions and automatic time-zone updates.<p>This “hybrid smartwatch” line, introduced …

Wearable Tech

VAIO's slick metal Windows Phone is resurrected for Android

VAIO, freed from the Sony yoke, made one ropey-looking Android phone all on its own. Then, learning <i>several</i> lessons, it made a gorgeous, machined slab of aluminum that, unfortunately, ran Windows Phone 10. Now, like practically all other phone makers, its changing tack, introducing the VAIO Phone A: …

Engadget

Michael Kors returns for Android Wear round 2.0, this time with jewels

Popular fashion brand Michael Kors has announced two new smartwatches at Baselworld 2017.<p>Back in September, when we reviewed the first in Michael …

Wearable Tech

The One Gadget That Every Camper Should Bring into the Woods

It's probably not on your packing list.<p>We get it: Camping is about getting away from it all. But we also know that leaving the paved road doesn’t …

TIME

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) benchmarks confirm key specs: Exynos 7870, 12MP selfie camera

One of Samsung’s most popular smartphone families is about to get a new member. Make that two families, and two fresh additions to both the high-end …

Samsung Galaxy

Unique Hyve Touch Synthesiser Hits Kickstarter From $79(video)

A new Kickstarter campaign has launched this month to raise the required $20,000 needed to take the unique Hyve Touch Synthesiser into …

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Casio’s updated watch for pilots can track GPS coordinates and sync over Bluetooth

Casio announced a new model in its G-Shock Gravitymaster line at this year’s Baselworld 2017 watch show, and it brings a new feature to the company’s line of high-end pilot’s watches: Bluetooth connectivity to sync flight data to your smartphone.<p>The original Gravitymaster GPW1000 was a …

Wearable Tech

Nest Cam Just Dropped to Lowest Price Yet

The Nest Cam Outdoor is a reliable outdoor security camera that provides good to high quality video and audio. It's easy to set up, intuitive, and …

Tom's Guide

More Pi, Please: Here Are NASA's Pi Day Challenge Answers

If you celebrated Pi Day last week by solving space math questions from NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab, head over to the JPL website — answers are …

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Voice Search just arrived for satellite broadcaster's Sky Q box: hands-on review

British and Irish TV watchers with the latest version of set-top box from satellite program provider Sky have just had a complimentary upgrade. Hurrah.<p>The box is called Sky Q and has many features including the capability to watch programs on your iPad, upstairs TV and so on. It also provides …

Apple TV

Under Armour, Nest, and BMW bring new apps to the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch

While most people just use the core apps of a smartwatch, the app story is still important. A few major app partners rolled out new apps for the …

Wearable Tech

The Art of PCBs and Gonzo Circuits

Years ago, when I co-ran Dorkbot DC, Peter Blasser came down from Baltimore to talk to us about circuit bending (which was all the rage at the time) and homemade electronic instruments in general. During Peter’s presentation, he started showing us some of the hand-drawn circuit boards he’d designed …

Make Magazine

Limited edition black OnePlus phone? Not so limited anymore.

So much for that black OnePlus 3T being an ultra-rare beast. OnePlus has revealed that it will launch a limited Midnight Black edition of the 3T at a "later date," making that once-special color available to everyone "while supplies last." And the practical difference between this smartphone and …

Engadget

Comcast adds D-pad and voice control to Xfinity TV Remote app

There are a lot of things to dislike about Comcast, but adding features to an app is always appreciated... even when it's Comcast. The Xfinity TV …

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Apple TV just became an enterprise hub for connected things

Hotels, colleges, enterprises and educators now have a really simple way to deploy Apple TVs across their business: new iOS management software from …

Apple TV

Fitbit: Nice Products But Poor Stock Performance

Fitbit has a nice range of health tracker products, but the stock has been a poor investment.<p>Fitbit has an investor relations problem; they don’t …

Wearable Tech

PureCarbon Launches Wearable Fitness Tech For Strength Training

For a lot of fitness-savvy techies out there, exercise tech has helped enrich their workout routine and provided them with a way to really see the …

Fitness Technology