You said farewell to cash long ago & with the release of the Geode digital wallet for iPhone, you can say goodbye to cards, too. The device stores credit and debit card info, converting it into a code that can be read by any electronic point of sale system. Secured by biometric finger print technology and a programmable self-erase, it is also designed for safety.
Apple just keeps dropping bombs: The next-gen MacBook Pro launched today. Apple’s VP Phil Schiller called the new laptop ‘without a doubt the very best computer that we’ve ever built.’ It’s got a super-sharp Retina display with a 2880 x 1800 resolution, it measures just 0.71-inches thick and weighs 4.46 pounds. The new display delivers higher contrast plus improved viewing angles and reduced glare. 7-hour battery life with 30-day standby. Other specs include 16GB of RAM, NVIDIA Kepler GT 650M graphics, optional 2.7GHz Core i7 processor, & up to 768GB of SSD storage. It is shipping right now.
One of the saddest things about spending a big night in the gentleman’s club with the boys is that in the morning nobody remembers what really happened. Even though it’s against club rules, shooting some photos or footage in the champagne room would solve this dilemma. If you pack Sony’s super low light sensitive DSC-RX100, you won’t need a flash thus allowing to fill a “memory” card without risking being bounced.
Have you ever seen anyone playing a plastic violin? How about a polycarbonate acoustic guitar? Didn’t think so. That’s because the sound-producing qualities of wood are better. Now you can experience the warm tones and sonic clarity of (recycled) wood in your earbuds. Sound good?
GoPro keeps making it easier for you to be a one-man show. Their latest trick: the Wi-Fi BacPac & Wi-Fi Remote Combo Kit. Now you can control multiple GoPro cameras remotely from your phone, tablet or their included waterproof remote.
The original Wii gaming console was awesome because, among other things, it got grandma off the couch and up dancing. And with the upcoming release of the next-gen Wii U, a system Nintendo is calling a “Swiss Army Knife” for games, things are gonna get even wilder. There are few concrete details but we know 20+ new games are in development.
Simple.tv gives you access to free HDTV programming. This app-driven DVR device taps into your TV antenna/cable and home network to deliver live TV and recorded shows onto your television or mobile devices like laptops and iPad so you can watch your shows anywhere. It’s so simple you’d think it was illegal but its not and what’s more, Simple.tv took home the Best In Show award at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.
Following the advancements in consumer electronics is a numbers game. In a nutshell: stuff keeps getting better. This new projector from Sony for instance, is the world’s first 4K home theater projector. It’s a huge leap: 4K means it’s about 4-times sharper than the standard 1080p HD. Basically, you’ll feel like you’re in the movie – not just watching it.
Finding a good, packable, portable speaker system is harder than it should be. But we found one. The NuForce Cube is an all-in-one mobile audio system about the size of a tangerine—a square tangerine. It will bump beats off your phone, computer, tablet, or right into your headphones.