Category Archives: Gadgets

Google Glass

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Update: Google Glass ceased production in 2015, but the novel head-worn computer experiment may live on in a foldable Enterprise Edition one day. The Snapchat Spectacles may give consumers many of the camera-based features going forward. Here’s our original Google Glass review. Google Glass is the controversial wearable that had its sci-looking beta testers turning […]

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FanVision

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FanVision is, in some ways, difficult to explain. We’ve struggled to boil it down to a single sentence, primarily because its value is best realized when you take advantage of everything it offers. As simply as possible, FanVision is a handheld screen and radio network, which allows patrons attending a live sporting event to dive […]

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Sphero BB-8 with Force Band

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BB-8, the lovable spherical droid from Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, stole our hearts the moment we saw him on stage at the Star Wars Celebration in 2015. He had the chutzpah of R2-D2 but came in a more portable, technologically impressive package. OK, he’s a rolling sphere – but still – it’s […]

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Dyson Supersonic

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Primarily known for products that suck – calm down, we’re talking about vacuums – Dyson has also proven adept at machines that blow, too (hey now, what did we say earlier?), having refined its jet technology on its Airblade hand dryers and Hot + Cool fans. Now, the airflow innovator has opened itself up to […]

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Fitbit Surge

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Update: Fitbit has updated its companion app to offer more robust sleep management tools via Sleep Schedule. Along with tracking the amount of sleep you’re getting each night, the new feature can also help you decide when is a good time to head to bed and wake up each day. It’s a small, but thoughtful […]

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Dyson Cinetic Big Ball

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It’s hard to deny Dyson’s position at the forefront of cutting-edge vacuum technology, with most other vacuum makers regularly playing catchup in an arena that’s been dominated for years by the trendsetting company. It’s easy to be instantly impressed by Dyson’s manoeuvrable and endlessly convenient stick vacuums, with their impressive suction, lightweight builds and attractive […]

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LG Rolling Bot

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What is the LG Rolling Bot? It’s a few things. A remote controlled toy. A home surveillance camera. An entertainer for your cat. We kid you not – this is LG’s crazy creative juices in full flow. LG didn’t even intend to launch the Rolling Bot, but it was so well liked internally they decided […]

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Fitbit Force review

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Update: Fitbit Force has been recalled, so we updated our review to address its skin irritation issues and compare it to wearables that came out days after its release. Fitbit has always been a few pedometer steps ahead of other activity tracking devices, but like the average person’s fitness routine, Fitbit One and Fitbit Flex […]

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Jawbone Up24 review

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Update: The Up24 may have been superseded by the Jawbone UP2 and Jawbone UP3, but you can still pick it up fairly cheaply around the traps. We’ve updated the review to reflect this. Original review below: The smart and sporty Jawbone Up24 is the most fashionable, lightweight and comfortable fitness tracking wearable you can buy, […]

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Dog & Bone LockSmart

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Padlocks have always been pretty straightforward, haven’t they? Simply lock one up and keep its key in a safe place so you can open it up again. Not much more to it, is there? Actually, there are a number of ways in which padlocks can evolve in order to provide expanded functionality and ease of […]

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