Author Archives: Shane McGlaun


Logitech Harmony 950 controls all devices with color touchscreen

Logitech Harmony 950 controls all devices with color touchscreen

Having used a pair of Logitech Harmony One universal remote controls in my home for years, I can tell you from experience that they are huge time savers with their activities function. Logitech has announced a new universal remote that will replace the Harmony One Ultimate in its line up and that new remote is called the Harmony 950. The Harmony 950 is available now in the US and it looks very much like the Harmony One line it replaces.

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iPhone 7 captured in new leaked video

iPhone 7 captured in new leaked video

Another day, another iPhone 7 leak has turned up. This time out the leak of the alleged iPhone 7 shows a device that looks a lot like the leaked images we have seen previously. It looks just like the leak we talked about yesterday showing the device in multiple colors. It also looks just like the device we saw leaked earlier in the week with the alleged iPhone 7 Pro alongside.

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Moto E third gen smartphone hits the low-end range

Moto E third gen smartphone hits the low-end range

Motorola has launched a new budget smartphone that slots itself neatly on the bottom rung on the product ladder for Motorola. The device is a new third generation Moto E handset that packs in decent specifications considering its low £99 asking price. The updated Moto E features a 5.5-inch screen that has a resolution of 1280 x 720.

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Pokemon Go hunter catches ’em all at the Nurburgring

Pokemon Go hunter catches ’em all at the Nurburgring

The over the top Russian guy you see in the video here is Boosted Boris, he's clearly a car guy. He decided to take his Pokemon Go hunting to Germany's famed Nurburgring, otherwise known as "The Green Hell." The track is very challenging, very fast, and has lots of traffic. In fact there is so much traffic that there is a famed Ring Taxi service that will hoon you around the track in the passenger seat of various BMW rides.

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Evive embedded tool kit gives you IOT toolkit in one package

Evive embedded tool kit gives you IOT toolkit in one package

If you want to build and create Internet of Things (IoT) devices, you need quite a bit of hardware and tools to be able to do that. According to the people behind the Evive all in one toolkit, this little gem can replace about $250 worth of tools and dev boards. One big upside is that the slick little AIO device puts all that you need in one compact and easy to store or take with you package.

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4Moms Moxie stroller keeps your smartphone charged

4Moms Moxie stroller keeps your smartphone charged

New moms and dads take lots of pictures. Just check your Facebook or Instagram for anyone you know with a baby if you need proof. With all the snaps of baby and selfies that moms and dads take, it can be hard to keep your phone charged while out for a walk with your little. This is where the 4moms Moxie stroller comes in. It looks like one of those old-fashioned prams, but it has some cool power-generating tech inside.

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Sheep View 360 invented because Street View wasn’t there

Sheep View 360 invented because Street View wasn’t there

I've been looking for a new house to rent and I can tell you that it is very annoying when I want to hit Street View to see the neighborhood only to find that Google hasn’t cruised by and recorded the area yet. This must be the same irritation that drove Durita Dahl Andreassen and other resident's of a small, remote archipelago called the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic Ocean to invent Sheep View 360.

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ZEEQ Smart Pillow will stream music and monitor your sleep

ZEEQ Smart Pillow will stream music and monitor your sleep

It seems like everything is getting smart today from watches to phones and now even our pillows. A new pillow has turned up on Kickstarter called the ZEEQ Smart Pillow and it has the ability to do all sorts of things while you are sleeping. Before you doze off the pillow can play your favorite music to lull you to bed.

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SwagBot all-terrain robot is meant for rural life

SwagBot all-terrain robot is meant for rural life

Uncle Owen in Star Wars had a bunch of robots that helped him mind the moisture farm and it looks like the future here on Earth might have robots to help farmers as well. That is if Professor Salah Sukkarieh from Sydney University has anything to say about it. Sukkarieh is the project lead for agriculture robotics at the Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR) currently studying how automated technology could assist farmers and ranchers.

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Apple TV universal search gains Comedy Central, MTV, and VH1 capability

Apple TV universal search gains Comedy Central, MTV, and VH1 capability

Apple is working on fleshing out its universal search capability and has announced that search now covers content from three new networks. Users of the fourth generation Apple TV can now search for shows from Comedy Central, MTV, and VH1 that is hosted on their apps. Apple says that the new capability is immediately available for all fourth generation Apple TV owners in the US.

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DURUS Learns to Walk like a Human, Prefers Adidas

DURUS Learns to Walk like a Human, Prefers Adidas

DARPA really wants robots that can walk efficiently like a human and do human things like drive vehicles and use ladders, tools, etc. The road to robots that can do that sort of thing are paved with smaller steps where bots learn to walk just like a human child. One of these robots that is a step on the ladder to robots that can work like people is the SRI DURUS robot.

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Lenovo C2 lands in Russia with quad-cores and 5-inch screen

Lenovo C2 lands in Russia with quad-cores and 5-inch screen

A new Lenovo smartphone has launched in Russia called the Vibe C2 and it appears to be a low-range device based on the specifications. It has a 5-inch display with HD resolution and the big feature is a reasonable price according to Lenovo. The C2 will be offered in black or white colors and runs the Android operating system.

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