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.
This is not your run-of-the-mill portable plastic speaker. Not even close. It’s encased in bamboo and powered by a super-capacitor (which is tech-talk for a better battery; one that charges up the speakers in 5 minutes and then plays at full volume for 6 hours. It’s also designed for your own upgrades or repairs for all you tinkerers out there.
Instead of toting that brick of a power supply around to power your laptop, try this diet-size device from FINsix; it’s the smallest laptop adapter & it squirts out the necessary 65W of juice you need to keep your laptop running right.
It’s a bad sign but if you’re going to get a controller for playing games on your phone, this is the one. The iMpulse fits on your keyring and gives you a full D-pad, 4 buttons, and 2 triggers. Works with both iOS & Android.
Drafting off of Sonos’ sweet little sound systems, Samsung’s new Shape M5 portable connects to your local network through a Shape hub via your router, and automatically fits into your existing system with an app that allows you to play tunes from your own library, plus Amazon, Pandora, Rhapsody, and other services.
At 2500 watts, this sound system might be overkill for your little apartment unless you want to get out of the lease, in which case it’ll be perfect. 15-inch subs deliver heart-pounding sound synced to a full-on lightshow matched to the beat of your music. The neighbors will definitely complain.
You’ve got lots of devices and lots of apps. Ideally they should all be connected. From your phone to your TV to your computer, thermostat, light switches, pet trackers and so on, coordinating all your devices will be effortless if you get just one more device. This is it. The Ninja Sphere gives you next-gen control of your environment with in-home location data and gesture control interface. Control your whole life with the wave of a hand.
This 1200mAh big block from Mophie will power up two tablets at once and fully re-charge your phone 8 times before it needs a recharge itself. A total lifesaver for the traveling type.
The Voyager is powerful and portable, two features that aren’t often found in one speaker. This new Bluetooth wi-fi sound system features full-range drivers and a subwoofer that thumps but it’s also got a detachable wireless speaker you can pop out and take with you.
The Transporter is your own unlimited private cloud, giving you access to all your files on all your devices any time; anyplace with no monthly fees. It also allows you to share your music and photo files privately with everyone you want. They offer two flavors. One with an internal hard drive and another called the Sync (shown above) that allows you to plug your own drive in.