Gear & Gadgets

Anyone can finally morph multiple phone numbers into a single T-Mobile DIGITS line

T-Mobile’s official, proper, stable launch of the “revolutionary” DIGITS functionality is probably not as big of a deal as the latest …

Phones

Study finds Apple Watch is most accurate wearable at measuring heart rate

When it comes to measuring heart rate and calories burned, not all fitness trackers are created equal, based on the findings of a scientific study that pitted the top wearables on the market against each other.<p>The in-depth study conducted by researchers at Stanford University was published today, …

Wearable Tech

Hack the Planet With This Gift Guide for Coders

If you’re trying to learn how to code or know somehow who is, there are some very valuable pieces of media out there you can use on your own or give …

Raspberry Pi

Apple’s Rumored Smart Speaker Might Not Be An Echo Killer–Or Even A Smart Speaker

If Apple is diving into the category Amazon created, it may be less about taking on the Echo and more about building out its HomeKit connected-home vision.<p>There are plenty of reasons to take rumors of a new Apple “smart speaker” seriously. Such a product would not only answer a clear desire among …

Automation

How to Build a Smart Home Entertainment System That’ll Rock Your World

fStop Images - Twins/Getty Images; realtor.comWith all the interconnected, smarter-than-smart home features available today, it makes sense that our …

Wi-Fi

Pizza guy or assassin? Kuna AI recognizes cars outside your home instantly

Why it matters to you<p>Artificial intelligence can identify vehicles and match them to their owners, making stranger danger a thing of the past.<p>There’s …

Smart Homes

New 'Wemo Bridge' Will Bring HomeKit Support to Belkin's Wemo Line This Fall

Belkin today announced that its Wemo line of smart home devices will support HomeKit starting this fall with the launch of a new HomeKit-enabled Wemo Bridge.<p>The Wemo Bridge, which will connect to any home Wi-Fi router via an Ethernet cable, will allow current Wemo Smart Plugs and Light Switches to …

Home Automation

Garmin VIRB 360 camera throws caution aside with $800 price, unbeatable specs, rugged design

So much for taking it slow in the immature 360-degree content production world, with ZTE recently unveiling one of the cheapest such immersive …

Technology

LG Signature OLED TV W

If your considering a new television then look no further for our friends over at LG Electronics (LG) have launched their newest top-of-the-line LG …

OLEDs

The Morning After: Thursday, May 25th 2017

Hey, good morning!<p>Welcome to hump day, and the Nokia 3310 is back for another round. Meanwhile, we explain why the legal system is ill-prepared for the future intersection of sex and technology, and take a look at a foundation planning for a future that's 10,000 years away.<p>When a feature phone gets …

Nokia 3310

These tips will stop your kids from messing with your smart home gadgets

<i>— 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. Our picks and opinions are independent from any business incentives.</i><p>In the age of smart home technology, childproofing goes …

Home Automation

Best Father's Day gifts 2017: 30 fantastic tech presents to get your dad

What could be better than a ‘heart-felt’ card with a rubbish pun, a pack of Mars bars or a pair of slippers for your Dad? Well, anything …

Consumer Tech

AirBuddy: This Amazing Floating Gadget Lets You Dive Without Scuba Gear

"<p>That's your next holiday destination sorted.<p>If you’ve ever been scuba diving, or seen someone doing it you’ll know that it’s not the most graceful of activities.<p>Weighed down with one or sometimes two large tanks, a weight belt, inflatable jacket, wetsuit, fins. If you’re just looking to visit a …

Consumer Tech

The wireless fast charger that should’ve come with your phone is only $11 on Amazon

Pretty much every big-name flagship phone that isn’t an iPhone ships with wireless charging support at this point, and Apple’s iPhone lineup is …

Consumer Tech

Garmin enters the spherical camcorder market, with the VIRB 360

Although GoPro may have already announced its intention to do so, Garmin has beaten it to the punch by releasing a 360-degree spherical actioncam of …

Consumer Tech

MicroPython Pyboard Lite Arrives At Adafruit For $30

Adafruit has this week announced the arrival of a new product to their ever-growing range of electronic components with the addition of the …

Arduino

New Acer Iconia Tab 10 sports Quantum Dot display, Iconia One 10 has two USB ports

After making the PC vendors’ podium for several consecutive years back in the day, Acer has recently slipped out of the top five, which is of course …

Technology

Meet BIKI, the World’s First Wireless Underwater Drone

<b>Robosea</b>, an up and coming technology company from China that aims to help us discover the underwater world in a completely new way, has just unveiled</b> …

Drones

Samsung DeX review: This isn't a replacement for your laptop

It's useful, but it isn't practical, and you should only consider one if you're into the novelty.<p>Admittedly, I'm in a bit of disbelief that I'm …

Samsung

The iBoardbot Brings X-Y Plotters Into the Cloud Age

<b>X-Y plotters were</b> once a common sight in places that needed high-quality hardcopies of computer-generated line drawings. Blueprints and charts of all …

Arduino

The Samsung Galaxy S9 rumour train is already building up a head of steam

<b>The dust has only just settled on Samsung’s excellent Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, but the rumour mill has already started whirring concerning its</b> …

Samsung

The best sat navs you can buy

It can be tempting just to rely on smartphone apps for navigation, but there are still lots of reasons to look for a traditional satellite navigation tool to help you get around while driving.<p>Many cars still do not come with sat nav technology built-in, and although it is easy just to turn to …

Consumer Tech

Loewe bild 7.77 OLED TV Announced

Loewe has added a new OLED TV to its line up with the launch of the new Loewe bild 7.77 and the TV comes with a massive 77 inch display.<p>The Loewe …

OLEDs

Wemo Smart Home Devices to Add Support for Apple HomeKit

Belkin International today announced it plans to enable Apple HomeKit compatibility for the more than two million currently installed Wemo Smart …

Home Automation

Fitness trackers are largely inaccurate when counting calories, Stanford researchers say

Calorie counting is a useful way to lose weight, but a new study suggests a fitness tracker could sabotage your efforts.<p>The devices are overwhelmingly popular. For instance, since its inception, the leading brand, Fitbit, has sold at least 30 million of them. The company promises on its website …

Wearable Tech

Ninety7 Vaux Review: Echo Dot speaker-battery cuts Alexa’s cord

It’s easy to get hooked on having Amazon Alexa around, but though the affordable Echo Dot’s always-listening microphones are good, there’s no beating …

Amazon

EE, Virgin Mobile take up modified iPhone 6

Apple is pushing around a new version of its iPhone 6 with 32GB of storage around the world. It started in Taiwan, pushed over to India and has now …

Phones

New 'Honest Ad' Throws Jabs at Apple Watch

Smartwatches are neat yet pointless status symbols, at least according to <i>Cracked</i>. The comedy site has released a new video titled “If Smart Watch …

Smartwatches

Fitness Trackers Are Bad Now

Go walk it off.<p>Can we just call it quits on fitness trackers? The devices, which cover a wide range of shininess and costliness, do not take accurate measurements of calories lost, according to a new study from Stanford Medicine. In fact, after testing a number of different trackers available to …

Wearable Tech

Omega's new blender is built for raw power

Quality blenders are tough to make, but the people behind the Omega OM7560 say their brand-new machine has the chops to measure up to the best. Costing $480, the OM7560 is no doubt a lot of scratch to splurge on a single kitchen appliance.<p>Crammed inside the 3-peak-horsepower blender, however, is a …

Kitchen Gadgets