Accessories

Samsung unveils new mobile accessories including speakers and headphones

Samsung unveils new mobile accessories including speakers and headphones

Samsung has announced a new line of mobile accessories that includes six different items. The new accessories are currently available in South Korea and include wireless speakers, earphones, and charging accessories. All six of the items are designed with a premium look and with comfort and performance in mind.

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Surface Dial support coming to Surface Pro 4, Surface Book

Surface Dial support coming to Surface Pro 4, Surface Book

As interesting as the Surface Studio is, especially for artists, it is made even more interesting by the Surface Dial accessory. But while the Surface Studio won’t be shipping until December, the Dial will actually be available starting November 10. Why the advance party, you might ask? Because you can actually use it with any Windows 10. But even better, if you already have a Surface Pro 4 or Surface Book, you will even be able to use it on those two’s displays.

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Belkin Thunderbolt 3 Dock adds more ports to MacBook Pro

Belkin Thunderbolt 3 Dock adds more ports to MacBook Pro

Apple device announcements always means new accessory announcements as well, and for the new MacBook Pro, that practically boils down to one thing: Thunderbolt 3 accessories. Well, and USB-C accessories too, by extension. Joining the fray, accessory maker Belkin has unveiled its Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD, taking advantage of the four Thunderbolt 3 ports on the new MacBook Pro, offering a “true” single-cable solution and answering the biggest problem in laptops: not having enough ports to connect everything.

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Surface Dial pricing and release date info revealed

Surface Dial pricing and release date info revealed

In revealing its Surface Studio all-in-one today, Microsoft also showed off a new accessory called the Surface Dial. The Dial seems interesting not only because of what it can do, but also because it's compatible with the range of Surface products - not just the Studio. Just like that, Microsoft has dropped pricing and release date info on the Surface Dial in our laps, and its launch is actually just a couple of weeks away.

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LG G6 said to be dropping the G5’s modular design [UPDATE: Statement]

LG G6 said to be dropping the G5’s modular design [UPDATE: Statement]

Earlier this year, LG released its G5 smartphone, the best execution we've seen thus far of the modular phone concept. Unfortunately for the manufacturer, the device just didn't sell well, failing to lure buyers with its range of add-on modules like physical camera controls, improved speakers, and a 360-degree camera. A new report out of Korea says that, because of this flop, the G6 will return to a standard, integrated smartphone design, in turn dropping support for modules.

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Herman Miller’s new Aeron desk chair is the update of a classic

Herman Miller’s new Aeron desk chair is the update of a classic

Herman Miller has announced an update to its iconic Aeron desk chair first released in 1994. Unlike most desk chairs at the time, the Aeron stood out due to its lack of fabric and foam, with the designers instead embracing a sparse, but no less great, design. It has been more than 20 years since the model first arrived, and now it’s back again with an all-new design — every part of it, the company says, has been updated.

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Tobii launches Eye Tracker 4C, adds simultaneous head tracking

Tobii launches Eye Tracker 4C, adds simultaneous head tracking

In a world where we're knee-deep in VR headets, Tobii is going in a different direction with its Eye Tracker 4C. Like VR headsets, the Tobii Eye Tracker 4C is meant to make your gaming experiences a bit more immersive. The difference, however, comes in what the Eye Tracker does and how much it costs.

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FABRIQ speakers lets you take Amazon Alexa anywhere

FABRIQ speakers lets you take Amazon Alexa anywhere

When Amazon revealed its very own, self-developed virtual personal assistant, there was much bewilderment and skepticism about its future. After all, it was only available on the Amazon Echo. Fast forward a year or two, Amazon’s Alexa has exploded into the smart home and mobile seen, now seen in places where Siri, Cortana, or Google Assistant can only hope to be. Almost all of them, however, are rooted in a single spot. But with FABRIQ’s new line of stylish, fabric-clothed speakers, you can start taking Alexa with you anywhere you go.

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Netgear’s Nighthawk X10 claims to be ‘world’s fastest router’

Netgear’s Nighthawk X10 claims to be ‘world’s fastest router’

Netgear has introduced its new Nighthawk X10 router today, and it sounds about as premium as you can get. The company is saying that not only is the Nighthawk X10 the world's fastest router, but it's also the first geared toward media streaming. Make no mistake, those hefty claims translate to a high asking price, with Netgear pricing the Nighthawk X10 at $499.99.

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Why Misfit Phase is the anti-Apple Watch

Why Misfit Phase is the anti-Apple Watch

Misfit has announced a new addition to its product lineup, revealing a new device called the Phase Hybrid smartwatch today. Misfit says it was "classically inspired" with this latest device, looking to launch a smartwatch that emulates the design of analog watches. This is currently the only smartwatch on offer from Misfit, a company traditionally known for launching fitness trackers.

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Sony Xperia Ear pre-order begins, puts an AI in your ear

Sony Xperia Ear pre-order begins, puts an AI in your ear

Google kicked the personal assistant wars into full gear when it announced the Pixel smartphones, and some OEMs aren’t about to take things sitting down. While we’re still waiting for word on Samsung’s plans for its newly acquired Viv, Sony has a trick up its sleeve as well. Or rather, up its ear. The Xperia Ear “personal assistant”, first revealed back at MWC last February, is now available for pre-order online to let you use a personal assistant without having to whip out your phone or even your watch.

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Samsung Gear 360 camera now in stores: here’s where you can buy them

Samsung Gear 360 camera now in stores: here’s where you can buy them

Samsung has long made it easy for consumers to get their hands on its Gear VR headset, sometimes even throwing it in with a new Galaxy smartphone purchase. But the camera to create content for VR? Not so much. That changes today with the wider availability of the Gear 360 camera. Formerly available only through online purchase, the handy 360-degree camera can now be bought from select brick and mortar stores across the country, making it even easier to craft content to be viewed on VR headsets.

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