Accessories

Griffin accessorizes wearables

Griffin accessorizes wearables

If you didn’t think there’d be an industry for accessorizing wearable device you might already have considered accessories in and of themselves, you were wrong. Griffin is bringing out the odd guns with accessories for brands like Jawbone, Misfit, Sony, and Fitbit. Wearable accessories on top of wearable devices - that age has begun.

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The big HTC One M8 best case round-up and review

The big HTC One M8 best case round-up and review

Consumers have picked up the HTC One (M8) in droves this Spring, creating a demand for cases the likes of which have not appeared for several generations in the HTC universe. Today we’re having a peek at a whole bunch of cases from several of the finest brands on the market. What we’ll be doing here is setting them up to battle in a bracket that’ll bring out the greats and leave the slightly less-great cases in the dust.

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Nest Thermostat now heating things up in the UK

Nest Thermostat now heating things up in the UK

Giving in to incessant requests, Nest, which is now owned by Google, has finally brought its Learning Thermostat to the UK. But due to differences in how heating works in the country across the pond, Nest's smart thermostat works a little differently from those that have already been in the market in the US and Canada.

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Stabilizing camera mount targets silk-smooth shooting

Stabilizing camera mount targets silk-smooth shooting

Sending GoPro and other rugged cameras into unusual places isn't new, but if you want to dispatch your DSLR or even your RED EPIC up in the air then that requires something more unusual. That's just what the Canadian team from Aerial Photo Image has come up with, an electronically-stabilized 3-axis camera gimbal capable of ridiculously smooth footage whether it's mounted on an RC helicopter, on the front of your bike, or just in your hands.

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White PS4 DualShock 4 controller appears: colors on the horizon

White PS4 DualShock 4 controller appears: colors on the horizon

This morning Game Director Steven ter Heide of Guerrilla Games showed off his brand new DualShock 4 controller for the PlayStation 4. While the controller likely works exactly like the original, this model is the first all-white model we’ve seen in the wild. This controller is also branded with the title KILLZONE: Shadow Fall, likely set for release with a future edition of the game for PS4.*

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SlashGear is at MWC 2014!

SlashGear is at MWC 2014!

SlashGear is in Barcelona for Mobile World Congress 2014, and while we're primarily here for new devices like Samsung's Galaxy S5 and Nokia's X, it's also a great chance to road-test some new gear in intensive conditions. This year, as well as our usual complement of laptops, cameras, external battery packs, and more, the team is trying out SCOTTEVEST's latest gadget-friendly clothing, including the new Q.U.E.S.T. Vest, which has a total of 42 different pockets.

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Feenix Aria creators bash all legacy gaming headphones

Feenix Aria creators bash all legacy gaming headphones

The folks at Feenix are ramping up their gaming efforts with a pair of high-end headphones with embedded mic this week with the Aria. This is a headset with what the company suggests is "audiophile-level sound quality" and a look that’s doesn’t exactly scream "gamer." Here we’ve got woodgrain on metallic silver on black, with an engraving of the Feenix logo on either side.

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