Gadgets

Interactive map shows all of Apple’s suppliers

Interactive map shows all of Apple’s suppliers

If you think about companies that supply Apple with components for its various products such as the iPhone, iPad, and others it's easy to only think of China. Major Chinese manufacturing partners for Apple take most of the headlines such as Foxconn and others. However, Apple receives components for various products from multiple locations around the world.

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Wahoo Fitness unveils RFLKT iPhone-powered bike computer

Wahoo Fitness unveils RFLKT iPhone-powered bike computer

Wahoo Fitness has unveiled a new product for avid bicyclists that iPhone users will find very interesting. The product is called the Wahoo RFLKT and it is claimed to be the world's first iPhone-powered bike computer. Wahoo says that the little device gives you all the power of your iPhone in the footprint of a sleek cycling computer.

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Garmin looks to make dog training easier with four new electronic collars

Garmin looks to make dog training easier with four new electronic collars

Garmin is usually a name we associate with GPS and satellite navigation, but did you know that the company also competes in the pet sector? Strange as it may seem, it's true, and today the company announced two new series to add to its dog collar line up. Being introduced today are the BarkLimiter and Delta series of electronic dog collars, and they're aimed at helping owners train their dog with fewer headaches.

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Goodbye CES 2013: It’s been fun!

Goodbye CES 2013: It’s been fun!

This year at CES 2013 we took on the full gamut, everything from ultra HD televisions to smartphone cases, and all things good in-between. While we'll be presenting several CES wrap-up posts for you over the next few days so you can get caught up in a collection of nutshells, we'd like to take the opportunity here to say thank you to all of the individuals, companies, and institutions that helped us make it easy to present all the newest innovations to you, the readers.

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My Hope for 2013: Some Small Company Successes

My Hope for 2013: Some Small Company Successes

I’m fed up with the technology industry. As great as some products are from companies like Apple, Samsung, Sony, and Microsoft, there are countless devices and services in the wild that come from no-name firms that have been ignored.

There was a time in the technology industry that it didn’t matter how much a company had in its marketing budget. If a company’s products were really great, they would be discovered by the tech addicts out there, and then eventually shared with the rest of the world. It was our job as tech lovers to find the good stuff and tell the “average consumer” why they needed something special.

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Happy Holidays from SlashGear!

Happy Holidays from SlashGear!

It's December 25, and that can only mean one thing: happy holidays from the whole SlashGear team! We'll be taking a step back from the glorious world of tech to focus on friends and family (and the inevitable impromptu tech-support we always seem to get roped into at Christmas), but we'll be back from tomorrow as we accelerate into the new year and the latest and greatest in gadgetry, electronics, home entertainment, and more.

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FlyVIZ headset brings 360-degree vision to the party

FlyVIZ headset brings 360-degree vision to the party

We've seen our share of unique headsets throughout the years, and indeed, they're making something of a comeback these days. The Oculus Rift VR headset recently hit it big on Kickstarter, prompting a lot of developers to really think about the future of virtual reality as it relates to video games. Now there's a new headset on the scene called the FlyVIZ, and it brings some unique features of its own to the table.

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Happy Thanksgiving 2012 from SlashGear!

Happy Thanksgiving 2012 from SlashGear!

Here at SlashGear we've got a lot to be thankful for, and without a doubt we've got more people to thank for making this all possible than we can possibly list. That said, we're certainly about to try to thank everyone who went above and beyond for us over the past year, starting with you - the readers! We consider you to be not just the people that keep us in a steady job and off the streets with your interest in what we've got to present, but our extended network of friends as well - we're here for you first and foremost, and we want to make sure you understand that you mean a lot to us!

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Funtab Pro Android tablet is just for kids

Funtab Pro Android tablet is just for kids

Any parent who has a tablet or smartphone knows that kids love to play with gadgets. Gadgets, like tablets, are very interesting to children and there are lots of apps and other content available that you can run on a tablet to help kids learn while they're having fun. The problem for most parents is that tablets are expensive and not all the content your typical tablet can access is appropriate for children.

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Hop suitcase follows user like lost puppy

Hop suitcase follows user like lost puppy

Hauling luggage through the airport can be a pain, as any frequent traveler will tell you. A new suitcase called only "Hop" is looking to change all of that, though, using signals from your cell phone to go hands-free. According to Hop's official website, the suitcase comes equipped with three sensors to identify and triangulate the Bluetooth signal from your phone, using those to pick you out of a crowd.

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