Author Archives: Shane McGlaun


Geek builds Bluetooth Smart Ring with OLED display

Geek builds Bluetooth Smart Ring with OLED display

An enterprising geek has set about building a custom smart wearable device in the form of a fat ring that has Bluetooth tech inside. The Bluetooth Smart Ring also features a 64x32 monochrome OLED display and a touch button that allows the wearer to receive and reply to notifications from a smartphone using the ring.

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HiFi-Skyn iPhone case adds better sound and more power

HiFi-Skyn iPhone case adds better sound and more power

Audiophiles who use an iPhone will want to check out the new CEntrance HiFi-Skyn sound system that is designed to fit inside a rather bulky iPhone case. In addition to offering some protection for the iPhone, the case is also designed to bring audiophile quality audio. The case also has an internal battery to help your iPhone run longer and features a built-in headphone amp.

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HP Pro Tablet 408 rocks 8-inch screen and Windows OS

HP Pro Tablet 408 rocks 8-inch screen and Windows OS

HP already has a couple tablets that it offers to tablet users that run the Windows operating system. It has the HP Stream 7 and Stream 8 for instance. Those are both rather inexpensive tablets with the Stream 7 selling for around $100 and the Stream 8 for around $150. Those tablets are both mostly aimed at normal consumers rather than professional users.

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Xperia Z3 limited editions feature art inspired by Berlin, Tokyo, and Warsaw

Xperia Z3 limited editions feature art inspired by Berlin, Tokyo, and Warsaw

Sony has unveiled a limited edition version of the Xperia Z3 smartphone. On each of the limited edition devices is an engraving that is inspired by three great cities from around the world. The three cities include Berlin, Tokyo, and Warsaw. The devices were made as part of a "Stadt Talente" project where three artists were invited to use the Z3 as a canvas to create art to celebrate their favorite city.

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Alcatel teases Palm fans with possible brand comeback

Alcatel teases Palm fans with possible brand comeback

Palm was the company behind some of the original PDAs that some fans of the iPhone and Android devices today cut their teeth on. Palm was unable to compete when the smartphone boom started in earnest and eventually went out of business with the name and patents belonging to several companies before winding up with HP. HP only wanted the webOS operating system from Palm and left the company name defunct before webOS failed too and disappeared.

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Shelby American to produce 50th anniversary Cobra

Shelby American to produce 50th anniversary Cobra

Back in the 60s Carol Shelby and crew created an incredibly fast car by taking a small and lightweight body and shoehorning in a massive American V8. The car went racing in Europe and caused more than a bit of embarrassment when it beat up on Ferrari and other established brands around the racing circuit. Those cars were also made for the street and are some of the most expensive and desirable of the sports cars from the 60s.

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