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Cam site CamSoda announces OhRoma scent mask integration for exactly the reason you’re thinking

48 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : CrunchGear

As we approach the coming apocalypse we need bread, circuses, and odors to keep us entertained. That’s why CamSoda, a NSFW webcam site, has announced the OhRoma, a VR-compatible scent mask that injects the smells of roses, perfume, private parts into your VR webcamming experience. Show More Summary

MB&F HM7 Aquapod Tourbillon looks like it just rose from the briny deep

It’s SIHH in Switzerland and that means all of the biggest and weirdest manufacturers are releasing their biggest and weirdest watches. Our favorite so far? This wild HM7 Aquapod, a watch that looks like it once attacked James Cameron while he was burbling around down in the Mariana Trench. Show More Summary

The Sengled Pulse is a clever but problematic take on whole-home audio

Sengled is the latest manufacturer to jump into the smart bulb space and their products, while a bit behind the curve, are clever and – most important – cheap. Their smartest smart bulbs are $10 cheaper than the arguably top-of-the-line...Show More Summary

Clothing maker Scott Jordan talks about the future of fashion

Scott Jordan never meant to make clothes. He was a lawyer by trade and wanted something he could wear to keep his Walkman from snagging on doorknobs. A few iterations later he invented the ScottEVest, a vest with loads of pockets and secret channels for headphones and other cables. Show More Summary

Jackson Wayne makes a messenger bag for time travelers to the Old West

Well howdy, partner! How’s your Django app deployment going? Jackson Wayne makes leather goods with a decidedly old-timey, pre-WWII/post-Pony Express bent. Founded by a former lawyer, Andrew Lynch, the style is based on “old pictures of lawyers and their briefcases” that Lynch found while running is law practice. Show More Summary

Here’s the first 11 Nintendo Switch game trailers

Nintendo continues to droll out Switch details. A lot of questions remain, but the company released the first game trailers. And boy do they look good. Watch the first set here. Read More

SF District Attorney lawsuit against Lily may have prompted refund

After raking in tens of millions in preorders and venture capital, the drone maker Lily — if it can really be called that — is shutting down. But its problems won’t end there: San Francisco’s District Attorney filed a lawsuit today alleging false advertising and unfair business practices by the company. Read More

This Swiss watch would power, and be powered by, a heartbeat

Swiss researchers have given a literal twist to the proverbial ticker, designing a clock-like device that could help power pacemakers by harvesting energy from the heart itself — just like an automatic watch harvests movement from the motion of the wrist. Read More

Knocki turns any surface into a switch

What happens when you mix two software dudes, a little kid, and a light switch? You get the Knocki. The Knocki is a clever little device that connects to a wall or under a table. You can tap the surface to trigger events – turning on a light, muting speakers, etc. Show More Summary

b2b IoT bttn shrinks in price for US market push

Finnish IoT device startup The Button Corporation has launched a lower cost version of its Internet-connected button (aka, bttn), aiming to expand its appeal to US small businesses. Read More

Smart canes and wheelchairs among tech empowering the disabled at CES

Amid the confusion of smart showerheads and selfie drones at CES this year, a handful of companies are working to serve the needs of populations that are frequently overlooked by the proprietors of high tech. You won’t find these devices in every home, but homes with someone disabled by age or misfortune will welcome them more than a new voice-powered fridge. Read More

Hardware Battlefield wildcard ZMorph shows off its new multi-headed, iMac-like 3D printer

While the ZMorph 2.0 SX looks like an alien seed pod but it’s actually a powerful, multi-tool printer for the prosumer market. The company has been around for a bit but this is their latest entrant in the 3D printing world and features...Show More Summary

Segway’s first robot launches to developer partners

Segway’s doing moving along with its plan to develop its robotics capability, with the launch of its developer edition Loomo robot, the first robot it created and demoed last year at CES. The robot combines a domestic bot with a Segway...Show More Summary

The real Technics is dead (again)

Technics just announced the Grand Class SL-1200GR turntable at CES 2017. It’s basically just a slightly adjusted version of the SL-1200G that they announced last year. Vinyl enthusiasts were hoping that this would be a budget model, but that might not be the case at all. Show More Summary

Ford’s going to put Alexa in cars starting later this year

A lot of car makers are building Alexa skills for their vehicles, but these tend to be about making it possible for car owners to do things like turn on their cars from inside their homes via their Echo devices. Ford and Amazon are building...Show More Summary

Roland helps YouTubers get their audio right with Go:Mixer

Your cell phone has an awesome camera on it, but if you’re doing streaming or YouTubing, you’re going to need to look elsewhere to make your audio mix come together. Musicians and podcast heroes rejoice: At $99, Roland’s Go:Mixer might just prove to be the silver bullet to make magic happen. Read More

Enflux captures body motion for fun and rehabilitation

Enflux makes motion capture clothing that, for better or worse, is surprisingly slimming. These tight-fitting duds contain wired, washable sensors that can show your body position on a phone or screen. Founded by Doug Hoang, Mickey Ferri, Elijah Schuldt, and Pamela Lee the company was YC-funded and is backed by a group of Chinese VR capitalists. Show More Summary

Nvidia makes it easier for gamers to stream live to Facebook

Nvidia is giving gamers using the GeForce Experience will now be able to broadcast directly to Facebook Live, CEO Jen-Hsun Huang announced at CES today. Huang basically breezed past the announcement heading into a trailer for Mass Effect: Andromeda streamed live, but it does represent a rather huge development in live streaming. Show More Summary

Up to 10 of Sony’s new speakers can be linked together for a ‘portable party’

Over the past few years, CES has become one giant A/V club for the folks at Sony. The show has essentially turned into a showcase for the hardware giant’s high-res TVs, headphones and speakers. And this year’s no different. Sony is launching...Show More Summary

OhMiBod invites developers to make cybersexy apps for its sex toys

Sex toy maker OhMiBod just announced that the company is looking to open up its relationship… with developers. Best known for its digitally connected vibrators, OhMiBod will release an open SDK to accompany its latest line of devices this spring. Show More Summary

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