Gear & Gadgets

Android TV builds based on Nougat are now available for the Raspberry Pi 3

Android TV is my favorite pick for putting content up on the big screen, but there aren’t a lot of options available when it comes to hardware. The best bang for your buck option is probably the Xiaomi Mi Box, but since this is Android, there are always some crazy ways to build on new hardware. …

Raspberry Pi

Sling TV cloud DVR hits Apple TV

The internet TV company's cloud DVR is now available to Apple TV users for an extra $5 per month.<p>Apple TV users who subscribe to Sling TV may want to come up with an extra five bucks.<p>That's because the internet TV service's "cloud DVR," which allows you to record and play back select channels, as …

Apple TV

Casio WSD-F20 Android Wear Smartwatch Launched

The new Casio WSD-F20 Android Wear smartwatch was announced at CES 2017 back in January and the device is now available to buy.<p>The Casio WSD-F20 is …

Wearable Tech

The Amazon Echo is one of the most useful tech gadgets on the market — here’s how I use mine

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Last year I went from an Amazon Echo skeptic to a daily user.<p>It's convenient to get information using only my voice, especially when my …

Amazon Echo

DJI’s new FPV goggles let you control your drone with head movements

When DJI announced the Mavic Pro last year they also teased a pair of FPV goggles that could be used to see first-person video from DJI’s drones. But we didn’t get many more details than that… until now.<p>Today DJI is officially launching its FPV headset, aptly named Goggles. They will retail for …

Drones

How Fitbit data helped police track down a Connecticut woman’s real killer

BTW<p>We might not have <i>CSI’</i>s zoom and enhance technology at our fingertips just yet, but police are still making expert use of technology literally …

Fitbit

Husband Claims a Home Intruder Killed His Wife, But Her Fitness Tracker May Just Be His Undoing

On December 23, 2015, Connecticut police responded to a 9-1-1 call that reported a murder. According to The Daily Mail, Richard Dabate told police …

Crime

Ecobee4 HomeKit thermostat teased ahead of May 3 unveiling

Ecobee appears to be planning to show off its new Ecobee4 smart thermostat next week. The company teased out the date today on a new sign-up page that says ‘something big is in the works’ under what is likely a preview of the new smart thermostat hardware.<p>Sony A6500<p>Ecobee4 is expected to include a …

Home Automation

Raspberry Pi Power Supply MiniUPS4RPi (video)

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts may be interested in a new spare or backup power supply which has been specifically created for the Raspberry Pi.<p>The …

Raspberry Pi

Home computing classic reborn as ZX Spectrum Next

Back in early 80s Britain, when home computing was still very, very young, Sinclair's ZX Spectrum opened the eyes of bedroom gamers to a new world of …

Raspberry Pi

Dyson’s New Bladeless Fan Is Also A Dust-Devouring Air Purifier

How do you make an air purifier sexy? Give it some brains, jam it into the bottom of a bladeless fan, and make the whole thing looks like a silver …

Smart Homes

tvOS 10.2.1 beta 4 rolling out for Apple TV

Apple is rolling out the fourth tvOS 10.2.1 beta for developer testing on Apple TV. The update will likely focus on bug fixes and security improvements ahead of any new features potentially planned for tvOS 11 later this year.<p>Sony A6500<p>tvOS 10.2.1 follows the recent release of tvOS 10.2 for Apple …

Apple TV

Here's how to 'super-charge' your iphone so it charges much quicker

Well this is a revelation.<p>If there's one thing that lets an iPhone down, it's the span of its battery life. You only have to own one of Apple's smartphones for a year or so before the battery starts rapidly degenerating, lasting for shorter and shorter amounts of time while you're getting …

Phones

Review: eBags TLS Mother Lode Weekender Convertible Junior

If you are a working professional who requires a laptop on a day-to-day basis, you know that a good bag or backpack that fits your work environment is absolutely essential. Somewhere between 90-95% of my job is performed between my laptop, iPhone, and iPad Pro, so having a reliable bag that can …

Consumer Tech

Here’s what’s new on Amazon Prime in May

Amazon has invested heavily in original content, and it’s really going to pay off in May. After a run in theaters and six nominations for Academy …

Amazon Prime

Galaxy S8 teardown suggests Samsung worked on OIS for its front camera

Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 and S8+ are two fantastic Android smartphones, and part of the reason for that is that they pack just about every top-of-the-line feature you would ever want.<p>However, it seems there’s one more interesting feature that Samsung might have been working on before shipping the …

Samsung Galaxy

A Charging Cable Made of Steel That Will Outlast Your Devices

Are your iPhone charging cables always getting tangled and broken? Keep having to replace them with new ones? Solve that problem once and for all …

Consumer Tech

8 At-Home Anti-Aging Devices That Seriously Turn Back the Clock | Us Weekly

No celebrity facialist or cosmetic dermatologist on speed dial? No problem! Stylish editors rounded up eight great at-home anti-aging devices that …

Home Automation

PogoPlug Hacking: A Step by Step Guide to Owning The Device

[Films By Kris Hardware] has started quite an interesting YouTube series on hacking and owning a PogoPlug Mobile v4. While this has been done many …

Arduino

This $30 stainless steel Apple Watch link bracelet looks just like Apple’s $450 band

Apple’s stainless steel link bracelet is absolutely gorgeous, and we highly recommend it to anyone out there with an Apple Watch… provided you have …

Smartwatches

Already bored with the Galaxy S8? Don’t worry, Galaxy S9 rumors have started

Why it matters to you<p>The next Galaxy phone is as highly anticipated as the next iPhone, and the Galaxy S9 is already being discussed in rumors.<p>The …

Samsung Galaxy

Google Photos now streams photos, video to Apple TV via AirPlay

Google on Monday updated its Google Photos app for iOS with integrated AirPlay support, meaning users can stream photos and video to the big screen …

Apple TV

Fitbit Has Another Fire to Put Out

<b>Fitbit</b> (NYSE: FIT)can't seem to catch a break, and now sales that were already going the wrong way may take longer to recover. A Wisconsin woman claims that she was wearing a Fitbit fitness tracker when it exploded on her arm, causing her to suffer second-degree burns.<p>Fitbit is naturally looking …

Wearable Tech

Shuttle Android Mini PCs Unveiled For Less Than $150

Shuttle has launched two new android mini PCs which are both equipped with Rockchip processors and are available with prices starting at under …

Raspberry Pi

Apple Watch NikeLab

Pairing a light bone/black band with a Space Gray body, the Apple Watch NikeLab gives the world's most common smartwatch a highly distinctive look. …

Smartwatches

Google Fit v1.64 for Wear 2.0 can now identify strength training exercises and automatically count reps [APK Download]

Article Contents<p>1 What's New<p>1.1 Automatically track strength exercises<br>• 1.2 Unit Settings<p>2 Download<p>Google Fit stands as one of Google's only flagship …

Wearable Tech

Why Garmin's New Fitness Tracker Is the Best I've Ever Used

On the market for a new fitness tracker? On April 12, Garmin released its newest wearable, the Vivosmart 3 ($140; amazon.com), the update to its …

Wearable Tech

Samsung's smart home slog

The smartphone giant is gaining little in the smart home race from its broad home product portfolio.<p>Samsung's rollout out of the Galaxy S8 provided …

Home Automation

Alert: Smart Sweets Gummy Bears Are Even More Delicious Now

Have you tried Smart Sweets yet? They're the (sneakily healthy) Canadian candy we cannot stop eating. Seriously though, they're unbelievably addictive gummy bears, and we aren't exaggerating — it's impossible to put the bag down once you've opened it. And now they're even better — they're softer …

Home Automation

The $999 SlingStudio makes it easy to produce multi-camera Facebook Live and YouTube streams

Sling Media, the Dish subsidiary you probably know for its Slingbox and Sling TV service, is announcing its SlingStudio hardware today. With this, Sling Media is entering a completely new market because unlike its previous offerings, which targeted consumers, the $999 SlingStudio is meant for video …

GoPro