Category Archives: GADGETS

Gadgets cover wide and varied areas including accessories, imaging, audio and visual and the likes.

Apple 9.7-inch iPad Updated With Retina Display And iPhone 7 Gets Red Edition

Well, if you haven’t heard. Apple has updated the 9.7-inch iPad with bright 9.7-inch Retina display and also, finally, (PRODUCT)RED comes to iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The announcement, which was made yesterday, also sees a slight dip in the 9.7-inch iPad pricing. The Retina display-equipped, A9-powered tablet will be available to order this Friday (March 24) online with a starting price of $329. It is not exactly cheap by tablet standard, but it is, after all, an Apple and so, it will always command a premium over other makes. Continue reading Apple 9.7-inch iPad Updated With Retina Display And iPhone 7 Gets Red Edition

Microsoft Project Scorpio’s ‘Pre-order’ Is Live, But No Pre-ordering Yet

Microsoft must be dying to show off its next-generation game console, codename Project Scorpio. Why? Because, the software giant already had a pre-order page put up on its online store since two weeks ago. However, it is not quite a pre-order page per se, it is more like ‘hey guys, you know our next-gen game console is coming’ page. Though we have no doubt it will be converted to a pre-order page once it lands later this year. That said, details are still sketchy at best. Continue reading Microsoft Project Scorpio’s ‘Pre-order’ Is Live, But No Pre-ordering Yet

Seriously, You Guys Should Check Out The OS On This “Less Distraction” Phone

At this point, most people are slaves to their smartphone. I attribute this observation as a transitional phase of humans picking up new habits which, as with many changes in history, is hard to accept as the future. Just think of the time when digital camera was introduced. Back then, some photographers had their hands up in the air with comments like “are those even real cameras?” But as time has proven, digital imaging is the future and not an option. I think you get the idea. Continue reading Seriously, You Guys Should Check Out The OS On This “Less Distraction” Phone

This Muzzle Will Prevent Your Yakking From Annoying Your Coworkers

In today’s strangest thing we have heard all day even before the day gets in the way is this gadget called Hushme. Hushme, as the name pretty much implies, is a device that you wear around your mouth (yes, mouth!) like a surgical mask and in doing so, it supposed to stop your chatter on mobile phone hush, hush. Get it? Yeah, that’s pretty much the gist of its main purpose. Continue reading This Muzzle Will Prevent Your Yakking From Annoying Your Coworkers

AOC Ultra Slim ‘Frameless’ 27” Display Introduced, Has Luxe Version Too

Who does not want a sleek-looking monitor? I would imagine most people would want if price isn’t an object. Having said that, if price is the stumbling block to you owning a beautiful display, AOC has just the computer monitor for you. The monitor in question is AOC 27-inch QHD Ultra Slim Frameless IPS Monitor (Q2781PQ). Sporting a sleek design, Q2781PQ touts an ultra slim design with a cool-looking asymmetric stand and boasts a QHD resolution (2,560 x 1,440 pixels), 50,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, and a 4-sided “frameless” AH-IPS panel (not exactly frameless, but almost there) that offers an expansive 178-degree view angle. Continue reading AOC Ultra Slim ‘Frameless’ 27” Display Introduced, Has Luxe Version Too

Grace Digital Hits Up Kickstarter To Sell Chromecast-enabled Radio

Can’t get enough of music? Then Chromecast is the technology you should look out for, but what’s the fun in Chromecast alone, right? Like most of people of today, you probably want as many options at your disposal and that means bagging an audio gadget like the Grace Digital Mondo+ Internet Radio. Why? Because it is the only audio device at this moment that supports multiroom audio, offers access to regular radio as well as Internet radios, and also Chromecast. Continue reading Grace Digital Hits Up Kickstarter To Sell Chromecast-enabled Radio

Wheel – The Turntable That Is So Minimal That It Is Just, Well, A Wheel

Thanks to the continual love shown by people, vinyl records have risen to rub shoulders with its digital counterpart and the love given to it by music lovers has also lead to inventive folks coming out with brilliant turntables, or as some would call it, record players. To this end, we have seen quite a bit of them in recent years, including ‘audacious’ propositions like stylus-spins-record-static examples like the RokBlok and the app-enabled Love Intelligent Turntable, and even ‘floating’ turnable like the vertical turntable and even one that levitates, but nothing appears to be more surreal than one that’s so minimal that it is just, well, a wheel. Continue reading Wheel – The Turntable That Is So Minimal That It Is Just, Well, A Wheel

Mindset Headphones Goes Beyond Playing Music, Helps You To Focus Too

If you really think about it, consumer audio headphones hasn’t really change a lot since its invention. Sure, we have goodness of noise cancellation, better drivers and so on, but the concept remain pretty much the same and its use is, well, the same, and that’s to feed audio to our soundholes. However, there’s one startup that thinks a pair of headphones can be so much more. It should not only spit out tunes into your ears, but also monitor your brain activity and guide along the way so you can be productive. How, you ask? Well, the magic lies in the headband which is not your run-of-the-mill head-clamping contraption; Mindset Smart Headphones, as it is called, has EEG (short for electroencephalogram) built into it that continuously monitor your brain activity. Continue reading Mindset Headphones Goes Beyond Playing Music, Helps You To Focus Too

These Cases Will Have Your Nintendo Switch’s Mobility Covered

I am sure you already knew that the much anticipated Nintendo console, Switch, has already hit the market and you probably also know that it is marketed as sociable game console in that multiplayers can actually play face-to-face as opposed to current norm of faceless online multiplayer gaming. That being said, it is safe to say that Switch would be the most lugged around gaming console in the history of video game console to date, save for those dedicated portable gaming devices and therefore, on-the-road protection should be any Switch owner’s priority. Continue reading These Cases Will Have Your Nintendo Switch’s Mobility Covered

LV Wants Your iPhone To Look Like A Classic Trunk With These Cases

For richie rich who adores the Parisian label Louis Vuitton’s iconic trunks, there’s probably nothing more thrilling than to be able to flaunt the lucrious trunk ever so often. Actually, we are not sure if anyone love to do that, but if you do, then the Louis Vuitton Eye-Trunk iPhone cases are definitely the kind of opulence you can bless yourself with. But why “Eye-Trunk”? Well, according to a report, “iTrunk” would be the ideal product name, but that would be an indication of a blatant challenge at Apple’s exclusive ‘i’ use. Either way, I am not fancying the name, but the cases do look pretty awesome, especially the classic Monogram canvas. Continue reading LV Wants Your iPhone To Look Like A Classic Trunk With These Cases