To support holographic display capabilities being built into Windows 10, Microsoft has developed the HoloLens, an untethered 3D headset with see-through lenses that merges digital content with the physical. It is not a VR screen like Oculus rather more like Google Glass & features a built-in CPU as well as something they’re calling a Holographic Processing Unit (HPU) to produce realistic HD holograms.
Intel’s Compute Stick basically packs a fully-functional Windows 8.1 into a device the size of a Chromecast. The $150 unit features 2GB of RAM and 32GB of flash storage built-in & plugs straight into the HDMI port, giving you web access and the ability to do office work on your TV.
Created by French industrial designer Pauline Deltour, the LaCie Mirror is a work of art that also happens to be a 1TB USB hard drive. Encased in reflective Corning Gorilla glass and displayed in an ebony wood stand, it is also small enough to be portable.
Keewifi is the simplest router ever. It doesn’t require a password to connect to WiFi or a long, annoying configuration process to install. Just tap your device to it and you’re connected. This removes the possibility of strangers jumping into your network. Enterprise networking technology ensures that your WiFi signal is strong, stable, and fast.
Sprout is a touch-screen Windows PC that has a touch-sensitive mat and projection surface where you’d expect to see a keyboard. The hood that extends over the upright screen is called the Illuminator and includes a scanner, depth sensor, camera and projector, allowing users to photograph objects and make 3D scans and work more seamlessly between the 2D digital world and the 3D physical one.
Carrying around that heavy-ass laptop is bad enough & then you’ve also gotta tote that 3-pound charger. But not if you get yourself a Dart. The Dart is the smallest, lightest laptop adapter ever. At 65W, it will provide all the juice you need to keep your laptop powered up & it’s six times lighter than that brick you’re dragging around now.
If your speed habit is getting hard to manage, LaCie’s latest device could be the remedy. This storage unit boasts a terabyte of onboard storage, two Thunderbolt 2 ports, and near silent dual cooling fans. Speed? It’s reportedly fast enough to enable simultaneous plug-and-play RAW 4K video editing and display. That would make it the fastest portable storage device today.
The name Nifty fits because this little mini-drive will add up to 64Gigs of storage to your Air, Pro & Retina Mac. The little card fits seamlessly into your machine’s on-board SD slot & it’s so small you won’t even notice it, until you start stacking it with files.
This portable, wireless storage device from LaCie will keep a hefty 1TB of movies, photos, and files from taking up space on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, and has a 10-hour battery life. Sync it up and play media all day without cables or an internet connection.
Inside this silver-plated sphere is a 1TB storage system featuring a USB 3 connection. Designed by the Paris-based silversmiths at Christofle, the Sphere also features an automatic Eco Mode reducing energy consumption by 90% when it’s idle. More eye-candy than anything else.