If you’ve got cold drinks & loud music, good times are guaranteed. Alpine combined the two in their new entertainment system. And just in time for tailgate season. It’s a 14-gallon cooler equipped with a waterproof 180-watt speaker. A 16-foot cable is included, allowing you to connect it to your vehicle battery for power.
Designed in partnership with Apple, Nintendo’s new Switch game system is a tablet-like portable console that features a hi-def 7-inch screen. The controllers are called JoyCons; they’re removable mini remotes that slide off & onto the console. Switch uses SD card size game cartridges. Few other technical details are currently available. Ships in March 2017.
Designed by two former Google engineers, Gate is the first camera-equipped smart lock. Gate & its app allows you to lock & unlock doors from anywhere, anytime. It features a keypad lock, a motion activated camera & a call button to fully secure & automate your entry.
The heart of the LS50 audiophile-quality wireless sound system is KEF’s patented Uni-Q technology, which places the tweeter in the acoustic centre of the bass/midrange cone, allowing the LS50 to create more detailed, accurate and beautifully integrated three-dimensional sound. It features simple plug & play set-up with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, USB, TOSLINK Optical, and RCA Analog connectivity.
The highlight of HP’s completely redesigned ENVY AIO desktop is the pedestal-mounted 27-inch QHD monitor that’s just 15mm thick. The display uses HP’s Low Blue Light technology that reduces eye-strain and won’t disrupt melatonin production as standard monitors do. The brain is an Intel Core i5 or i7 processor & audio is delivered with 4 front-facing Bang & Olufsen speakers.
The asap X-Connect is the world’s first magnetic USB cable that’s compatible with all phones (& tablets)—including Apple (Lightning) and Android micro USB & USB-C powered devices. Perfect for mixed households or multiple devices operating on different recharge systems. The gold-plated magnetic tip makes plugging in quicker, easier & also snag-free.
Using magnets that align perfectly with the metal back of your iPhone 7 & 7Plus, the Hold Force base case from Mophie gives you the option to attach the Powerstation Plus mini for 400mAh of backup power. You can also add the magnetic wallet or folio to keep your cards & cash handy & attached securely to your phone.
The latest version of Sony’s RX100 series, the Mark V, maintains the 20MP sensor and 24-70mm equiv. F1.8-2.8 lens but adds pro-level phase-detection AutoFocus to achieve focus speeds as fast as 0.05 sec. This new sensor has 315 focus points which covers 65% of the frame, ensuring razor sharp focus at shooting speeds up to 24FPS at full resolution & JPG+RAW mode at up to 150FPS.
The by-product of a partnership between acclaimed British acoustics brand KEF and world-renowned Porsche Design group, the Space One over-ear wireless headphones combine precision audio engineering with Active Noise Cancelling technologies for distortion-free sound. Made with premium materials, they’re powered by 40MM drivers with large 20mm neodymium magnets and lightweight CCAW voice coil to deliver crisp high tones, rich midrange and tight bass.
Sound By Human is much more than a somewhat odd-looking headphone. This unique wireless listening device is also a speaker, filters out ambient noise, allows multiple source music sharing, & offers biometric & sleep-tracking, as well as real-time audio translation in 8 different languages.