Gadgets

Jewelry can be recognized as items with limited functionality, with rings identifying your relationship status, watches telling time and for the most it, providing stylishness matching with your outfit. These were before the introduction of smart jewelry. The modern-day jewelry is no longer defined only as an accessory to adore bodies or access very limited functionality. There are more to exploit now, especially with most of the best smart jewelry. A lot has changed since the introduction of smart utilities to smaller devices. The e...
Since the release of Apple's HomePod smart speaker in January, the sales have been on a tremendous shrinking trend. This is quite different from high anticipation that the smart speaker would win a large portion of the market, speculating from its initial sales record and pre-orders. A recent forecast from its lowered sales late March has already forced Apple to reduce its orders with the manufacturer. Although highly publicized as a revolutionary sound piece, Apple HomePod sales have been overshadowed by Amazon’s Echo lineup of Alex...
Apple Inc. has been following a time trend in the release of its timepiece; aside from the first generation released on 25 April 2015, other generations took their dates in September. Does it mean we should expect Apple Watch Series 4 in September? We are already in April and signs are not there that the tech giant is hitting the media any time soon to unveil its latest wearable technology. But we have rumors from reliable analysts on what to expect while we wait patiently for the release. The entire excitement boils down to what the ...
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab has invented a wearable gadget that lets you talk to the computer silently. Without exaggerating, the innovative device code-named AlterEgo can transcribe your thoughts verbalized internally to the connected computing system. AlterEgo, resembling a Bluetooth-like structure, extends from the top of the ear to the chin. It fits on the face so that it doesn’t block the wearer’s hearing capacity or hinders the user’s conversation with other people. This wearable gadget works on the pr...
The young and premium audio brand, Master & Dynamic introduced a new series of headphones crafted from a fabric, Thermochromism. The brand, known for exploring utility materials, finishing touch, and long-lasting durability for its sound tools, reached a pinnacle of the invention with this material. Thermochromism is color changing leather that alters headphone colors depending upon the genre of audio played in the gadget and the listener’s mood. The New York City-based company, Master & Dynamic has filed a patent for the inn...
Apple has introduced the latest version of its most popular iPad with pencil support. The new 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support is built to offer users more flexibility; ability to be more creative and productive. It’s a more versatile unit with greater performance, 24 hours battery life and more capable than ever. The new iPad is a portable device that's very easy to use. It's very swift in making handwritten notes, sketching ideas and marking up screenshots. Featuring the A10 Fusion chip, advanced sensors and a larger Retina d...
Samsung unveiled its 2018 QLED TV lineup earlier this month in New York. With the initial pricing not released, many of us have been patiently waiting on the South Korean tech giants to know the cost of having the company's latest TV technology. Samsung has just released the pricing for most of the TV sets on its website. Only the price for Q9SN series is still not released. We are suspecting that the unit would be sold sometime later this year. Based on the released initial pricing for the QLED TV lineups, we can say that Samsung is...
HTC Vive Focus has been unveiled officially for the global market by HTC. This was done at the 2018 Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco. The VR headset, which has been available in China since last year is a standalone virtual reality unit that runs on its built-in VR platform referred to as Vive wave. It has access to downloading games and apps through Viveport content store, not Google play store as previously thought. Vive Focus developer’s kit is currently available through a dedicated portal for only registered deve...
Facebook will reportedly launch the standalone VR (virtual reality) headset, Oculus Go during its annual developer conference, f8 scheduled on May 1st in San Jose, CA. Oculus Go has a single setup hardware and is worth $199. It is intentionally positioned to fill the void between Oculus Rift & Samsung Gear VR and to attract people towards artistic virtual reality. The VR technology pioneer, Oculus announced its first standalone headset during Oculus Connect 4, held in October 2017. Subsequently, at the CES this year, Hugo Barra, ...
Google is reportedly acquiring the Lytro Company in support of its ambition to integrate Light Field Technology into the VR mainstream. This is happening barely a week after Google released its "Welcome to Light Fields" app compatible with various VR headsets, with the aim of capturing depths and reflections realistically. Lytro Company specializes in light field technology. Founded in 2006, the company features an odd-looking camera that can refocus pictures even after they have been taken. In 2012, Lytro introduced a camera that's ...