Category Archives: Gadgets

Microsoft's HoloLens 2 will use Qualcomm's new XR1 VR chip

Some thought HoloLens 2 could pack a Snapdragon 845, but our source claims the headset will instead be powered by Qualcomm’s recently-announced XR1 platform. XR1 was built with the express purpose of delivering “high quality” VR and AR experiences. The company is promising directional audio, 3D overlays and 4K video at 60 frames per second. […]

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AssistENT offers an anti-snoring device you stick in your nose

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If you sleep next to someone who snores you know that the endless horking and honking isn’t very fun… and it makes the snorer’s life even worse. Some students and doctors in Baltimore, Maryland, however, have created something that acts like an internal breathing strip to help you breathe better and snore less. Called assistENT, […]

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Parrot Anafi

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Like most drone makers, Parrot hopes to dethrone DJI as the top purveyor of commercial drones in the world.  But, with the new Parrot Anafi foldable drone (named after a Grecian island) could be the first to actually meet DJI’s most popular models on even footing.  In downtown Manhattan, we had the chance to try […]

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Neato Botvac Connected

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Neato may not be the biggest name in robot vacuum cleaners, but it is one of the best, and one of the biggest difficulties facing anyone considering purchasing one of its devices is the sheer amount on offer. There are a number of different vacuum cleaners from the manufacturer that sit in the ‘D’ range, […]

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Nokia Sleep

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It’s all well and good improving your step count, exercising lots and eating right, but it’s now commonly understood that you also need to make sure you’re getting good quality sleep in order to be as healthy as can be. More and more people are starting to realize this, and that’s why fitness trackers and […]

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HP unveils a slew of new Envy and Elite PCs

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HP’s Surface Pro competitor, the Elite X2, also makes a return. This time, it has a a quad-core 8th gen Intel CPU, optional LTE and 39 percent thinner bezels. You can detach the 13-inch screen from the keyboard to use it as a tablet, as you’d expect. It doesn’t really change up the detachable formula, […]

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Amazon Sale Is Here With Offers on iPhone X, Sony TV, Oppo F7, and More

The latest Amazon sale has kicked off in the form of Summer Sale 2018. The sale will run from May 13 to May 16 and will feature more than 40,000 deals, according to the company. The Amazon sale will include offers on mobile phones, LED TVs, laptops, gaming consoles, and more. Just like the Flipkart […]

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NASA is sending its first autonomous helicopter to Mars in 2020

The drone weighs 1.8 kilograms (just under four pounds) and the dual, counter-rotating blades will spin at around 3,000 rpm, roughly 10 times the rate of a regular helicopter. That high blade rotation is important to get the helicopter airborne because of the low atmospheric density on Mars — when the drone’s on the ground, […]

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Schlage Sense Smart Lock

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Smart locks are becoming increasingly popular as time goes on, and for good reason – when you really think about it, keys are a little dated. They’re easily picked with a little knowledge and a few tools, plus they can be lost.  Thankfully, it seems like even well-known lock companies have realized this – which […]

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First launch of SpaceX’s revamped Falcon 9 carries Bangladesh’s space ambitions

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Today brings historic firsts for both SpaceX and Bangladesh: the former is sending up the final, highly updated revision of its Falcon 9 rocket for the first time, and the latter is launching its first satellite. It’s a preview of the democratized space economy to come this century. Update: Success! The Falcon 9 first stage, […]

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