Harmony Ultimate Home is a like a remote for your whole house, connecting and controlling all of your home’s entertainment systems & smart devices like smart locks, thermostats, and lights via RF, IR, Bluetooth, & Wi-Fi.
After 6 years of silence, the Technics brand returns with two new home hi-fi systems. The R1 and C700. Both audiophile-quality systems feature stereo amps, a network audio streamer, speakers, and use Technics Definitive Sound technologies to create dynamic sound quality. Still waiting on pricing, but don’t expect the word budget to be used near these.
This compact camera boasts a 24-75mm Leica zoom lens, a large Micro Four Thirds sensor and has a full aperture control ring and dedicated shutter speed control dial making it easy to switch from automatic to full or partially manual modes as needed. And yes, this one captures 30fps, 4k video.
‘The most advanced wireless speaker system ever developed.” The creators of the Core didn’t just say it, they believe it. And since their Indiegogo campaign is 5X overfunded in less than a week, others are convinced, too. The compact speaker achieves life-like, better than stereo sound by “leveraging a combination of wave field synthesis and beam forming, to create an acoustic bubble in the room.”
This timelapse device for your GoPro Hero makes shooting dramatic 360º timelapse video & photos completely effortless. You set the camera angle & duration & the Scenelapse rig does the rest, spinning 360º in 1 hour.
It’s no surprise that this smart thermostat is fully funded on Indiegogo. It’s got a clean, simple LCD touchscreen & uncomplicated controls. An app lets you control home heating, AC & energy saving from anywhere using your phone. It also connects with home automation systems like Apple HomeKit & OpenHome.
The Nintendo NES system was a gaming game-changer when released back in 1985. To celebrate 30 years, Nintendo created a limited release version of their new 3DS XL handheld made to look like the original NES controller. Available October 10.
This new Tire Pressure Monitoring System from FOBO uses Bluetooth 4.0 and individual tire sensors to actively monitor pressure and provide real time data to user’s smartphones via the free TPMS app. But just like the Check Engine and Oil light in the car’s dash, you have to act on the info you receive from this device for it to really help.
Disgruntled former Beats By Dre headphone guy Steven Lamar has launched his own brand, Roam. His high-end buds are called Ropes & what makes them unique is the pendant attachment that contains a small amp using “noise equalization” technology to produce more dynamic sound.
Bose pretty much perfected the noise-cancelling headphone with its QC15 model but after 5 years without an update, Bose got bored and finally spruced up their old standby. The new QC25 is every bit as awesome but is now a bit lighter with a slimmer profile and improved battery life, operating for 35-hours on a single AAA battery.