Today Apple showed off its new Mac Pro hardware. Details were not complete but we learned that these new cylinder-shaped professional desktop machines feature the most powerful ECC memory Apple has ever installed. Top speed: 1866 MHz DDR 3. For I/O, they support FireWire and the new Thunderbolt 2. AMD FirePro graphic capability means they can run 4K out of all the ports. They’re also made in America. Available late 2013.
Apple just unveiled its new mobile operating system, iOS7. It’s better, faster, & more useful but most importantly, it’s simpler. Familiar buttons, icons, and menus have been stripped of ornamentation to reveal a noticeably cleaner look. Everything you want, nothing you don’t, as they say. The new Control Center offers 1-swipe access to exactly what you want and don’t worry about that map function this time around. It’s totally fixed.
No, the Apple G4 Cube is not back. This here is The Buccaneer, an affordable, at-home 3D printer. It’s easy to use, so you don’t need an engineering degree to make it work nor do you need 3D software skills to print your objects. In a few easy steps, users can simply download Smart Objects from the Buccaneer cloud to get you started making custom 3D designs.
Sony’s new VAIO Pro series includes the Pro 11, Pro 13 & Duo 13. They’re light. The 11 is the lightest notebook PC, er, ultrabook in the world & the 13 is the lightest touchscreen one. The Duo 13 is a combination laptop & touchscreen slate that also weighs next to nothing. Full HD displays, NFC technology, 4th gen Intel processors, & other high level standard features make them even more attractive. Sony computing is back!
Endless options for what to watch on your smart TV often lead to endless searching. The Fan cleans up the multiple remotes junkshow, allowing you simply swipe & tap with one smooth, touchscreen remote while casually cruising through your options for Live TV, DVR & streaming programming.
Replace your current door lock with this thing and you’ll never need to put down the 3 bags of groceries to fish the keys out of your pocket ever again. The August Smart lock is controlled by your smartphone and autmomatically unlocks when you arrive. It also enables you to control who can & can’t enter your home without keys or codes.
It looks like a vintage knapsack but inside it’s got a padded, 31-liter, adjustable camera pod with 12 dividers for a custom DSLR or video camera set-up. There’s also a padded sleeve for an iPad or 11-inch MacBook Air, external pockets, and the design is backed with a lifetime guarantee. via
Bang & Olufsen’s Beolab 14 surround system is designed to work with your decor. Its clean, minimalist design means the sub and satellite speakers will blend into the background while producing theater quality sound. The subwoofer also offers adjustable audio modes for perfect sound anywhere you put it: against a wall, in the corner, or on “free” mode when it’s in the middle of the room.
Designed for serious swimmers, this waterproof MP3 player produces high-quality sound without the use of earbuds. Instead it uses bone conduction transmission, which sends vibrations through your cheekbones directly to your inner ear, allowing you to listen to music and audio underwater the way your spirit animal the dolphin does. via
Spock’s tool is seriously advanced. And we didn’t just ask Uhura. We went to the experts at Scanadu for verification. They report that within 10 seconds of direct contact to your left temple, their SCOUT medical tricoder will analyze, record, & report your vitals, including temperature, respiratory rate, ECG, blood pressure (systolic, diastolic), stress and oximetry levels.