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.
With the help of a Kickstarter campaign and the burning nostalgia of our age, Bolex, the Swiss maker of classic 16mm movie cameras has now developed a new high-quality digital cinema camera that shoots in either 2K or 1080p and captures clips using uncompressed CinemaDNG raw format.
Due for unveiling at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas, LG has created the world’s first 21:9 aspect ratio curved ultra-HD TV (Model 105UB9). Translation: this 105-inch monster will officially be the largest curved TV ever made.
Here’s one that’ll keep your holidays happy. The Alcohoot turns your phone into a breathalyzer with police-grade accuracy. Better to blow at the bar than risk it at the roadblock. Alcohoot also has an app that tracks your consumption, calls you a cab, and even finds nearby restaurants that are open late.
There are soundwave graphs and loads of tech jargon we could burp up to explain how amazing this little bluetooth, NFC-equipped speaker is. But instead we’ll just leave you with the looks. It’s clean.