Gadgets

Panasonic has a clever device to de-stink smelly shoes

Panasonic has a clever device to de-stink smelly shoes

Great shoes can be ruined by bad odors, but Panasonic says it has the solution. The company has introduced a new shoe deodorizing gadget that it says can remove smells from shoes in a few hours, restoring them to their non-smelly state. The model, MS-DS100, utilizes "nanoe X" and other technology to strip away the odors.

Continue Reading

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2018: the best tech gifts for dad

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2018: the best tech gifts for dad

Father's Day is June 17, and that gives you just enough time to figure out what to get dad on his special day. Not sure what to get? There's no shortage of excellent gadgets this year and we're here to help narrow down the choices. Looking for a wearable, smart clothes, laptop, lifestyle accessories, or something truly unique? This list is for you.

Continue Reading

Jaquet Droz Signing Machine now available four years later

Jaquet Droz Signing Machine now available four years later

There are countless sophisticated ways these days to forge a signature, but none are as exquisite, eccentric, and expensive as this. OK, this isn't an illegal, counterfeiting machine but the Jaquet Droz Signing Machine will save you from the pain of having to sign something over and over again, potentially giving you carpal tunnel syndrome. Presuming, of course, you can afford this odd contraption.

Continue Reading

This Mellow sous-vide deal is a half-price geek kitchen dream [Updated]

This Mellow sous-vide deal is a half-price geek kitchen dream [Updated]

Sous-vide isn't quite mainstream yet, but smarter cookers like Mellow are aiming to help it in that direction, which is why it's great to see a solid deal on the geeky appliance. If you've been sleeping on your new fangled kitchen tech, sous-vide involves sealing food inside plastic bags, submerging them into a water bath, and then holding them there are a very precise temperature for extended periods.

Continue Reading

Beoplay P6 is the most chic bluetooth speaker of them all

Beoplay P6 is the most chic bluetooth speaker of them all

There's a new smart speaker in town, and it comes from B&O PLAY. That's a Bang & Olufsen brand, and it means this speaker's gonna be banging out the beats in a top-notch fashion. This speaker was designed by industrial design master Cecilie Manz, creator of some of the world's most elegant modern devices and high-end furniture today.

Continue Reading

Dyson Cyclone V10 ushers in a new cordless era

Dyson Cyclone V10 ushers in a new cordless era

Dyson has a new vacuum it would like to sell you, and this is perhaps the biggest vacuum it's ever released. Not just because of what this vacuum, dubbed the Cyclone V10, can do, but also what it means for the future of the Dyson's product line. Change, it would seem, is in the air.

Continue Reading

Elon Musk debuts Boring Company’s $500 flamethrower

Elon Musk debuts Boring Company’s $500 flamethrower

It appears that Elon Musk wasn't kidding when he teased that The Boring Company would start selling a real flamethrower. The tunnel-digging company is now taking pre-orders for the tool/weapon, priced at a mere $500. It's not clear exactly when the flamethrower will ship, but to help keep things extra safe buyers have the option of throwing in a Boring Company-branded fire extinguisher for an extra $30.

Continue Reading

Navdy’s head-up display is on death row

Navdy’s head-up display is on death row

Head-up display system Navdy may have been a Kickstarter success, but owners of the in-car accessory are now being warned that their HUD may well stop working completely in the next few weeks. The startup launched on the crowdfunding site in 2014, raising more than a million dollars in its first week, before shipping in 2016. Since then, however, the going hasn't been smooth.

Continue Reading

Ember Ceramic Smart Mug Review: IoT for your coffee

Ember Ceramic Smart Mug Review: IoT for your coffee

My coffee mug needed a firmware update. Not the usual start to my caffeine-fueled day, no, but a side-effect of Ember's ceramic mug, an app-controlled kitchen addition to the Internet of Things. It's betting on the idea that there are tea and coffee lovers willing to spend eighty bucks on a mug that keeps their addiction-of-choice at just the right temperature.

Continue Reading

Substitute Phones are fidget spinners for the iPhone-obsessed

Substitute Phones are fidget spinners for the iPhone-obsessed

What are your fastidious fingers meant to do when the novelty of a fidget spinner wears off? Designer Klemens Schillinger may have the answer with his Substitute Phones series, part artwork and part social message. Described as "the object as a therapeutic approach," each may be shaped like a phone but only does one thing.

Continue Reading

Ya Doggie smart food scoop tracks when your dog eats

Ya Doggie smart food scoop tracks when your dog eats

A startup based in Santa Cruz, California has launched a smart pet food scoop that keeps track when when your dog eats, automatically ordering more food when the existing bag is running low. The scoop is designed to make feeding a dog easier and more organized, in part using LEDs to indicate whether it is time to feed the dog or whether someone has already done so.

Continue Reading

ACLU and EFF sue DHS over warrantless gadget searches at border

ACLU and EFF sue DHS over warrantless gadget searches at border

Controversy over warrantless laptop and smartphone searches at the border abound, and now the ACLU and Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) are going after the Department of Homeland Security over it. Both organizations have filed a lawsuit against the DHS on behalf of 11 people -- 10 US citizens and one green card holder -- who were subjected to these warrantless devices search when attempting to enter the US from abroad.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 5 Next