Compared to the new, ultra-thin, ultra-bright version of the iMac that Apple launched today, the last version of Apple’s widescreen desktop looks kind of like Kim Kardashian from behind. At just 5mm thick, it is 40% thinner than the last model, while the display glass is 75% less reflective, making images, games, & movies more vivid than ever. One more stat: it uses 50% less energy than its predecessor.
It’s finally official, after months of leaked images and internet speculation, today Apple released the iPad Mini. Running the latest A5 processor, the new 7.9-inch tablet is half the weight and considerably more portable than the latest iPad but has the same 1024 X 768 resolution. It offers just as many app options, and boasts 10-hour battery life, and a 5MP camera. The Wi-fi only 16GB models go on sale 10/26 with an optional LTE-equipped model following soon after.
Offering unlimited DVR storage via the cloud, the dual-tuner Boxee TV unit allows you to record anything and everything you want to watch. You can even watch one HD broadcast while simultaneously recording another on a different channel. Pre-installed apps like Netflix, Youtube, & VuDu bring you tens of thousands of movie options that you can watch on your laptop, tablet, and obviously, your TV.
Known as a connoisseur of The Chronic, Dr. Dre is now pushing pills. The Beats by Dre Pill is a compact, portable bluetooth speaker, that like all Dre’s products, is heavy on the bass. And when its not thumping beats, you can use it as a speaker for phone calls.
Smaller, lighter, and more powerful, GoPro’s latest offering in the hotly contested mini HD video camera market, the Hero3 has arrived right on time. The wi-fi enabled full HD model captures 4K video at 15fps all the way down to 1080p at 30 fps and feature a sharper lens that’s 50% better in low light than its predecessor the Hero2. Improvements have also been made to audio quality.
If for some odd reason you tried to tote this ceramic subwoofer in your carry-on luggage, you’d most likely be detained by anxious TSA-holes. But what looks like a science fair attempt at bomb building is actually a high-quality handmade bass unit powered by dual drivers that pumps out lows down to 40Hz.
Bang & Olufsen could probably make a great satellite dish but they didn’t. This is the BeoPlay A9, a 480-watt 3-way speaker system that uses wi-fi, AirPlay, and DLNA networking to pump out high quality audio. Wireless streaming is backed up by USB & Aux ports for plugging in devices of all kinds. If you don’t like the legs, the A9 also mounts to the wall.
Designed with Vegas whales, teenage hip-hop stars, Nascar drivers, and Powerball lottery winners in mind, this handmade, limited edition calf skin-clad arcade entertainment system features a 55-inch HD display, PS3 everything for 4 players, Formula 1 seats for driving games, an 1800-watt sound system, and much more, like 51 calf skin color choices and nickelled hardware.
Avoid spousal harassment from spending the entire day sitting on the couch watching sports. Slingbox lets you watch your home TV on a mobile device wherever you go. Phone, tablet, laptop, you name it. Never miss a game again. Even if it means watching it in your parked car down the street from your house.
Movie night is not that rad when everyone’s gathered around the laptop. Roku’s solution to this wack scenario is a collab with 3M on a big-screen projector that streams online media like Amazon Instant Video, Netflix, Hulu PLUS etc., and projects it in crisp color onto any surface at 120-inches wide.