ASUS Showoff Insane, Water-cooled 4K Gaming Laptop at IFA 2015

There’s limits to how powerful a gaming laptop could be, as we all know, laptop isn’t something that promotes fast cooling, which is a prerequisite for any insanely powerful rig. But if ASUS has its way, maybe, just maybe, crazy powerful laptops could be a reality and the crazy contraption you see here, dubbed GX-700, is probably the answer to over-the-top powerful on-the-road gaming rigs. Little is known about the GX-700 for now, but from what we have gathered so far, it will be the first 17-inch laptop with a 4K display and under the hood, it will get an overclockable Intel K-series Skylake processor, along with latest NVIDIA GeForce graphics and of course, the big-ass water cooling system, you see hooked up to its back. Continue reading ASUS Showoff Insane, Water-cooled 4K Gaming Laptop at IFA 2015

Meet Stockwell, the Smallest Travel Speaker from Marshall Yet

Marshall Headphones’ portfolio has expanded, again and this time, it has made Marshall’s signature sound available in a tiny package. Meet the Stockwell Travel Speaker, the smallest travel speaker made by Marshall to date, tipping the scale at just 1.2 kg and measuring 260 x 140mm. Despite its compact stature, Stockwell is no less well-equipped. Packed within its signature guitar amp-inspired design are dual 2.25” dome tweeters and a pair of 2.25” woofers, bolstered by two-channel Class D amplifiers, along with Bluetooth 4.0 technology for high-quality wireless audio streaming and rechargeable lithium-ion batteries to keep it going for up to 25 hours. Continue reading Meet Stockwell, the Smallest Travel Speaker from Marshall Yet

Star Wars Episode VII’s BB8 is Not Only Real, But You Can Own it Too

Ever since the adorable ball droid appeared in Star Wars: Force Awakened trailer and the official words that it was in fact not a CGI, it spurred imaginations and set people thinking: “what makes it tick?” But it is not long before folks figured it out and that’s a good thing, cos’ now you can actually own the BB8 droid and make it do your bidding, well, albeit, in a much smaller scale. What you are looking at is a miniature BB8 by the same outfit that makes ball remote controllable. Continue reading Star Wars Episode VII’s BB8 is Not Only Real, But You Can Own it Too

Google Wants to Make WiFi Easier with $200 OnHub Wireless Router

We are not sure if Google and TP-LINK collaborative wireless router, OnHub, will solve our WiFi woes as it said it would, but the pitch certainly have our attention, because the problems laid out in the product promo video are exactly what we are facing. So how do OnHub proposed to give us consistent and reliable wireless connection? First off, it makes it beautiful, so users won’t be ashamed to place it in the open where it could performs its best. Then, it makes it easy to setup, promising to “starts fast and stays fast,” and updates itself as and when required without interrupting your connection. In addition, it has thirteen antennas – six 2.4GHz (b/g/n), six 5GHz (a/n/ac) and one congestion-sensing aux antenna that “regularly evaluates the environment and adjusts wireless settings” if it detects interference from other nearby devices. Continue reading Google Wants to Make WiFi Easier with $200 OnHub Wireless Router

Nextbit Introduces Android-powered Robin, Stakes Claim as the Only Cloud-first Smartphone

Apart from battery life, storage is probably the next big concern when using a smartphone. To address the latter, makers turned to microSD card and even cloud solution. Just when we thought those two works out well, a San Francisco startup, Nextbit, think storage crunch can be dealt with more effectively with their cloud-first smartphone called Robin. The secret that’s going set Robin apart from the horde of Android-powered devices is in the software. First off, the outfit is offering users with 100GB of cloud storage and the device’s custom software will learn the apps you use and the data that are not actively used and pushes them into the cloud. In another word, it manages your space for you and ensure you will always have the space required. Continue reading Nextbit Introduces Android-powered Robin, Stakes Claim as the Only Cloud-first Smartphone

Sony Unveiled Three Flagship Handsets, Including The World’s First 4K Display Smartphone

What’s the use of a mobile device that records in 4K, but can’t take full advantage of the recorded eye-watering footages, right? Well, with the Sony’s new Xperia X5 smartphones, specifically, the X5 Premium, you can not only capture glorious 4K videos, but also play them back on its equally stunning 5.5” 4K Triluminos IPS display and it even has 4K Ultra HD upscaling technology to turn sub-4K videos into detailed 4K videos. Continue reading Sony Unveiled Three Flagship Handsets, Including The World’s First 4K Display Smartphone

Polaroid’s New Snap Instant Digital Camera Prints Instantly without Ink as You Shoot, Cost Just 99 Bucks

Actually, there’s probably nothing much to sell about the newly announced Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera, except that it is new, a tad sleeker and cost just 99 bucks when it lands in stores in Q4 this year. Sporting the iconic Polaroid Color Spectrum design on a choice of background color, it snaps 10MP stills, saves it to a microSD card (supports up to 32GB) and of course, instantly print them in full color as you shoot – just like what a instant digital camera does. It makes 2 x 3 inches prints, printed using ZINK Zero Ink Printing Technology as used in many of Polaroid’s other products including portable printers and well, instant digital cameras. Continue reading Polaroid’s New Snap Instant Digital Camera Prints Instantly without Ink as You Shoot, Cost Just 99 Bucks

Hennessey Just Made the World’s Fastest Production Sedan Even More Powerful

Do a sedan, which is typically use for ferrying family, needs to have lots of horsepower? Personally, I think a little more power wouldn’t hurt and it looks the folks over at Hennessey Performance are also on the same page because they just bumped the already powerful Dodge Charger Hellcat into the supercar’s realm with 825 horsepower. Slapped with HPE850 performance upgrade package, which includes a new ECU, high flow air filter element, lower pulley upgrade that increases the boost by 1-2 psi, port matched throttle body, and ported supercharger housing. Continue reading Hennessey Just Made the World’s Fastest Production Sedan Even More Powerful

Who Would Have Thought Crocodile’s Silhouette Could Make an Ideal Multi-tool?

It is obvious crocodile has nothing in common with multi-tools, but who would have thought it has a silhouette perfect for a multi-tool with no less than eight functionalities? At least, we didn’t. Anywho, if you love carabiner and/or adore the convenience of pocket-size multi-tool, then we think you may fancy the Crocobiner Multi-tool Carabiner. As the product name implies, the crocodile profile is where you will find all the eight functions, including a carabiner, key holder, box opener, pry bar, bottle opener (of course!), a multi-spoke bicycle wrench, flat and philips screwdrivers, and six wrenches in a choice of SAE or metric measurement. Continue reading Who Would Have Thought Crocodile’s Silhouette Could Make an Ideal Multi-tool?

Tree-O Frame Lets You Hook Up 3 Hammocks, Gives Hanging Out Together a Whole New Meaning

Chilling out at the lakeside or woods means getting together and so why should you let individual hammock separate the group? Sure. You can try finding trees that happens to be clustered close together to set up several hammocks as close as possible, but seriously, what are the odds that you will find the trees in your favor? Instead of relying on odds or hunting around for the perfectly located trees, Tree-O Frame by Treble Hammocks lets you group hang hammocks between trees in any configuration up to 30 feet (9 meters) apart. Continue reading Tree-O Frame Lets You Hook Up 3 Hammocks, Gives Hanging Out Together a Whole New Meaning

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