Chromecast 2 is the update to Google’s popular Chromecast streaming device. The app-driven device got an all-new look, a built-in HDMI Cable, and a new adaptive antenna system that delivers a better connection with automatic adjustments. They also rolled out Chromecast Audio, a device that lets you turns any speaker into a connected speaker for streaming.
Massachusetts-based Formlabs has just released their 2nd-generation desktop 3D printer. Their wi-fi enabled Form 2 is 50% more powerful and able to build objects 40% bigger than the first model. Unlike most desktop 3D printers, Formlabs’ employs a process called stereolithography in which a laser shoots into a bath of liquid photopolymer and cures it into a solid object bit by bit.
Logitech just added this ultra-mega remote to their popular Harmony line, allowing you to control just about everything in your home with a single, intuitive device. It will control 15 home products like thermostats, smart toasters, & window shades as well as being compatible with 270K different AV devices from all major brands.
CUJO is a guard dog for all your connected devices, offering security & protection from data breaches. But it looks more like a little puppy than a snarling man-eater. It tracks all data that comes & goes through your devices and alerts you to malware or odd activities. It even has a pair of eyes that open wide when it senses a digital intrusion.
SteelSeries wasted no time releasing the first dedicated game controller for the all-new Apple TV. And this full-sized wireless controller looks legit: a D-Pad, two thumbsticks, four shoulder buttons, and a menu button plus 40-hour battery life.
The Aura Wake-Up Light & Sound System is a high-tech alarm clock that simulates a sunrise using blue light that brightens slowly to gently wake you from your slumber. It also has Spotify built-in for millions of morning music options; or you can choose from Withing’s curated wake-up & sleep playlists.
This is it. The Star Wars toy that will likely be the most coveted during the holiday shopping season. Colorado-based Sphero built a smartphone controlled BB-8 droid. Like the one you’ve seen rolling around in the upcoming Episode VII trailer. They’ve packed a ton of personality into this one as evident in the above video.
The Exploride is a transparent heads-up display that turns any car into a smart car. It does a lot: GPS, phone functions, streaming music, dash cam, cloud access, wi-fi hotspot & more, all using a safe gesture-control interface. A funded Indiegogo campaign.
Ferrolic is an electromagnetic display that merges nature and technology using ferro fluid; creating animated displays, moving text & custom visuals. In the example shown, it’s a mesmerizing clock. Software driven electromagnets balance the fluid between gravity & its own natural forces.
This device turns your TV into a large touchscreen tablet, allowing you to control everything with a swipe and a tap. Just clip it to the top of your TV and gain full touch control. Don’t sweat about greasy screens – you don’t have to actually touch the screen, just get close to it with a simulated tap. Touchjet Wave can also be controlled remotely using your phone.