The Roku 3 is an updated version of everyone’s favorite streaming device. The little black box is a bit less boxy than the last & it got a bunch of new features. It has a faster processor and a new grid-based interface that makes searching & selecting easier. Another key feature is a “private mode” that sends audio to your headphones so your late-night Game Of Thrones marathon won’t keep the kids up.
For a compact point-and-shoot camera, Nikon’s 16.2MP Coolpix A camera produces images that look like they must have been shot with a pro-level SLR. That’s because this little guy has the same DX-format CMOS sensor used in Nikon’s professional line of D-SLR camera bodies.
Everyone would have a home security system if they weren’t so expensive. And even if you’ve got one, the control panels look like a scientific calculator from the 80s. Plus you pay a lot for this outdated technology. Scout wireless security systems are sleek, smart & totally DIY. You install the system yourself, control if from your phone or computer and never pay monthly fees.
A rechargeable Lithium-Ion powered “flask” that delivers enough power to recharge 3 devices at once; with two 30-pin Apple connectors, two USB ports, and two LED flashlights, it sounds amazing but where does the booze go?
The 94Fifty sensor basketball feels and weighs the same as any basketball but embedded inside, the ball has an array of 6 sensors, a Bluetooth radio, and a battery which feeds loads of data about your game to an app that in addition to tracking all your metrics, also offers workouts, drills, competitions, and social tools.
You can forget all your passwords. Well, you do that anyway but with the award-winning myIDkey you never have to remember them. myIDkey is a voice-activated fingerprint authentication Bluetooth/USB drive that displays your passwords and securely stores all sorts of your important data.
The Myo Armband let’s you control your digital devices with just a wave of your hand or a snap of your fingers by monitoring & reading muscle activity in your forearm. It’s called “gesture control” and functions sort of like Wii minus the controller. Like, right now you would snap your fingers to play the video or air-swipe and move down the page to the next awesome product. Ships fall 2013.
Are you power hungry? Try this energy-efficient aluminum power strip that adds dual 2.1A USB charging ports in addition to its 3 standard AC outlets. The USB ports are designed to simultaneously recharge 2 high power mobile devices at their maximum designed charge speed.
It’s a good thing that Sony made their new TX30 waterproof to thirty feet as well as freeze- & dustproof. That’s because the 18.2 MP, Zeiss optics-equipped, HD video capable camera is so slim that you’ll forget you’ve got it in your pocket when you jump in the pool. But no worries & as David Lee Roth once enthusiastically exclaimed, “Go ahead & jump!” Available April 2013.
As the use of iPad as a service and point-of-sale device continues to grow, the e-commerce experts at Square are offering a “business in a box” package that allows you to set up a checkout counter that’s considerably more official than simply swiping cards through your phone or tablet. The kit includes a Square Reader, an iPad stand, a cash drawer, & receipt printer.