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Filed Under:Technology / Gadgets
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Archived Since:April 6, 2008

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iRobot uPoint Multi-Robot Tablet Controller Makes Sophiticated Bots As Easy to Control As Remote Control Toys

Of course, the iRobot machines in question are anything but toys. Forget about your Roomba, too—the uPoint Multi-Robot Tablet Controller is made for the heavy-duty field bots used by medical personnel and the military to complete life-and-death missions. Show More Summary

This Case Disguises Your iPhone 6 as a Galaxy S5

Over the past few years, the View Flip Cover has probably been more representative of the Galaxy S than whatever plastic shell Samsung has happened to use. Makes sense, because Samsung sells the cases themselves, and the cases are pretty useful in their own right, protecting the screen while giving you time and notifications at a glance. Show More Summary

Speck DuraFolio Case for iPad Mini – An Ideal Everyday iPad Mini Case

Looking for a straightforward, lightweight case that offers great protection for your iPad Mini? The DuraFolio from Speck is a great choice. The DuraFolio has a very slim profile, adding just 0.3? to the size of the Mini. The texture...Show More Summary

Thirsty Ladies? Grab this Chic Handbag Flask

We are in the middle of a full-blown flask renaissance this year, and it’s a beautiful thing to behold. On the heels of the brilliant mitten flask and the handbag with the hidden liquor compartment comes the Little Black Dress Giant Handbag Flask. Show More Summary

A-Audio’s Legacy Over-Ear Noise Canceling Headphone Review

Headphones don’t get much more serious looking than A-Audio’s Legacy Over-Ear Noise Canceling headphones. These metal and leather headphones are beautifully crafted to emit a sort of industrial luxury, much like a luxury sports car.Show More Summary

HTC Desire EYE is All About the Selfies [Hands-on]

Most smartphones get mid- to high-end rear cameras and front cameras that are good enough to be serviceable for video chats. HTC knows better—front cameras aren’t for video chats. They’re for selfies. And so we have the HTC Desire EYE—a smartphone built to help you take the very best pictures of yourself possible. Show More Summary

HTC Takes on Go Pro with RE Camera [Hands-on]

HTC’s latest smartphones have been all about cameras and the SELFIE, but this time they have actually come out with their own standalone camera that aims to be a Go Pro competitor—and it’s called the RE. The RE sports a minimalist, cylindrical, and very pocketable design that is made to be held and fit naturally in your hand. Show More Summary

Moto G (2nd Gen) Review: Budget Android Doesn’t Get Any Better Than This $180

The Moto G (1st gen) shook the mobile world pretty hard last year. For $180, the Moto G was an unlocked Android smartphone running stock Android, with decent internal hardware, a 4.5-inch 720p resolution display, and a battery that lasted all day. Show More Summary

BluDrive Plus Hooks the Mac Pro Up With a Blu-ray Drive and 2 TB of Storage

There’s no debating that the new Mac Pro introduced last year is a beast, but the lack of a Blu-ray drive did bum some out. Storage space—between 256 GB and 1 TB—was also a little disappointing, considering how much Mac Pros are used for heavy-duty video and audio editing and producing. Show More Summary

Lumbering Phablet ZTE Grand X MAX Headed to Cricket Wireless

A new phablet—which I understand to be anything in the 6? range, but who knows anymore—is headed to Cricket Wireless at a pretty low price for something with so much screen real estate. The Grand X MAX, a 6? phablet from the rising low-cost handset maker ZTE, brings its mid-range specs and huge screen size to the United States early next week. Show More Summary

Virgin Mobile Announces New Monthly Unlimited Plans

Less than a month after Sprint announced their new monthly plans, Virgin Mobile is following suit, and while they’re more expensive than Sprint’s, they come with some extra international minutes to sweeten the pot. Virgin Mobile andShow More Summary

Xbox One Adds Plex, NHL Apps

A couple new apps are headed to the Xbox One this week, including Plex, a dashboard that organizes and spruces up your personal media library. Plex organizes all of your digital media files on your disparate storage devices, then grabs images and information to pair with your movies, music, and TV shows. Show More Summary

Vanish Spa is an Inflatable Hot Tub

You’ll never be too far from a hot tub again—well, if the Vanish Spa gets Kickstarted, anyway. The Vanish Spa is literally as described above—it’s an inflatable hot tub that you can cram into a trunk and take with you anywhere there’s need of a hot tub, which is everywhere. Show More Summary

Stylish Concrete Ping Pong Table? Yes, That Does Exist

Who knew concrete could look so good? Designer James de Wulf figured it out, and has carved out a little niche for himself by creating trendy and stylish pieces of both interior and exterior concrete furniture. One of his latest pieces is a ping pong table. Show More Summary

Designer Electric Bike By Kenneth Cole and Riide Ready to Hit the Road

Electric bicycles don’t usually get the designer treatment, but it looks like an exception is being made by Kenneth Cole. Along with Riide, an electric bike company funded on Kickstarter earlier this year, Kenneth Cole is releasing a limited edition version of the bike. Show More Summary

Creative Sound Blaster Roar Bluetooth Speaker Review

A portable speaker with FIVE drivers? Yep, that’s Creative’s Sound Blaster Roar, which is actually more than just a bluetooth speaker. Creative has been in the speaker game for a very long time, and Roar is a nice attempt at taking bluetooth speakers to the next level. Show More Summary

Speck CandyShell and CandyShell Grip iPhone 6 Case Reviews

iPhone 6 is out and in need of extra protection. It’s no surprise that Speck was able to deliver on an array of fab and protective cases just in time for iPhone’s release. We’ve been playing with their classic CandyShell and CandyShell Grip for over a week, and they’re just as good as ever. Show More Summary

Incipio DualPro Shine iPhone 6 Case Review

No one needs a bent iPhone 6; protect it with the stylish DualPro Shine. Incipio’s DualPro Shine is a dual layer case with a brushed metal aluminum finish. While it has the thickness and weight of your standard iPhone case, it’s actually two cases that interlock. Show More Summary

Nerd Block’s September Box will Give You Crabs

Nerd Block is the highlight of the month for gamers and geeks alike. September’s Nerd Block surprised us with everything from Batman to STD’s. Yep, we got crabs from this month’s Nerd Block. Here is what we found in our box - SoundsShow More Summary

Loot Crate September Review and Coupon Code

September’s Loot Crate was quite a good one, especially for sci-fi fans. To that effect, there were tons of goodies for everyone from Alien fans to Trekkies. A Tribble! This one is a Loot Crate exclusive, and and it might as well be the golden goose for a Trekkie. Show More Summary

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