Category: Gadgets

In gadgets, we cover coolest gizmos & mobile devices including gaming and iPhone accessories, exotic watches and all other computer peripherals that geeks love

Merge VR Goggles promise immersive gaming using your smartphone’s display

Merge VR Goggles

Merge VR Goggles

Experiencing augmented reality with a VR headset is gaining popularity in current times, and even more so with the option of morphing your smartphone into a display for such kind of headsets. We have had LG come up with a Google Cardboard based VR headset and Samsung Gear VR that utilizes the Galaxy Note 4’s amazing display to the fullest. Young entrepreneurs at San Antonio-based Merge Virtual Reality are longing to do the same, with the controversial iPhone 6 Plus and other major Android-powered smartphones. Infact, the VR Goggles are compatible with most Android and iOS smartphones, and already there is a 360-degree video and VR apps on Apple App Store and Google Play. Read More…

Take out your frustration on this Strong Enter Key!

Village Vanguard Strong Enter Key

Being a blogger sometimes can be really frustrating when you just can’t seem to hit the right rhythm. And most of the times, this frustration is taken out on the good old Enter key. You hit the key really hard to satisfy your guts and tend to get some mental satisfaction. Japanese company Village Vanguard has their own version of releasing this frustration, not on the key on your keyboard, but a colossal Enter key that when hit with force won’t get damaged. Plus, it will be a good way to release your tension.
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Panasonic HX-A1 action camcorder records in pitch dark conditions

Panasonic HX-A1 action camera

Panasonic HX-A1 action camera

The rage for action cameras is ever growing in this adventure crazy world, where every moment is a special one, and needs to be captured preemptively. Joining the bandwagon of exponentially growing action camera market is Panasonic HX-A1 wearable POV action camcorder that is compact and light-weight. It is light-weight weighing in at just 45 grams and made from durable, robust structure that protects from dust and water. This makes it ideal for extreme outdoor activities like rafting, skiing or snowboarding.
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Dirt cheap Actionproof Bumper case for Apple Watch is bliss

Actionproof Bumper case for Apple Watch

Apple Watch is up for pre-order now, and your elite smartwatch is going to go through chalk and cheese once you sport in on your wrist. Just like your smartphone or tablet, a smartwatch also needs protection form wear and tear so that it’s outer skeletal is not damaged. Hence comes the need for a bumper case, and Actionproof is the first in its league to understand that prerequisite. Slated as the first ever bumper case for a smartwatch, the Actionproof Bumper Case for eye-candy Apple Watch will provide premium protection to your wearable.
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Your smartphone can detect a major earthquake, making tremors more predictable

Smartphone Earthquake Early Warning System

Natural disasters like Earthquakes can have a significant damage to life and property, as was demonstrated by the magnitude 9 earthquake that shook Tohoku-oki, Japan in 2011. Earthquake Early Warning (EEW) systems play a pivotal role in minimizing damage to life and property by issuing distress warning, so that one can get those few extra minutes to escape before damage is incurred. But not all countries or regions can afford these costly scientific-grade EEW’s, so scientists had to come up with an alternative. A study published on April 10 in the inaugural volume of AAAS journal Science Advances, led by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) provides enough evidence that smartphones could be that alternative for providing earthquake early warning system.
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Sumptuous Apple Watches that you can pre-order right now!

Plush Apple Watch

Apple Watch has been one of the most anticipated wearable gadget which is all set to be up for pre-order on April 10, 2015; and for sale on April 24, 2015. Without a doubt it has to be a plush wearable gadget that carries a definite style statement, so what more could you ask for? Well, a tad more opulence, perhaps that would set you apart from the crowd. Third-party manufactures have come up with their own modified versions of Apple Watch and Apple’s own gold watch edition that more than meets the eye.
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Steam-powered Gaming Cabinet actually works with steam!

Steam-powered Gaming Cabinet

Every now and then we come across steampunk DIYs that look uber cool but are they really steampunk? Not unless there is a whole lot of steam and steampunk flavor. Have a look at this Steam-powered Gaming Cabinet that throws out real steam, making it unique in its own right. And don’t be surprised if I tell you that the patent-pending miniature boiler system generates all the electricity needed to run the machine. A work of steampunk art that is completely self-powered and deserves a pat on the back for the maker.
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Just when you thought Bendgate was over, Samsung S6 Edge gets caught!

Samsung S6 Edge bendgate

Bendgate, what is that? Just when you thought that Bendgate got erased completely off your mind, a new revelation by SquareTrade has livened things up. And ironically it is Samsung that it seems has got caught in the middle of the saga for their flagship device Samsung S6 Edge. Now, this quite embarrassing for Samsung who have been taking Apple to the brink of awkwardness by making fun of the iPhone 6 Plus bendgate issue!
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April Fools’ Day – Gadgets and innovations that hoaxed the internet

April Fools' Day – Gadgets and innovations that hoaxed the internetApril Fools’ Day just passed by and we are glad that gadget manufacturers didn’t get the better of us. This day serves as a perfect occasion for major electronics manufacturers and other popular brands to come-up with their version of a parody that is aimed at fooling the masses. This April Fools’ Day we had our guard high which shielded us from falling for any such hoaxes. Perhaps, this is the ideal time to share some of the most convincing and hilarious April Fools’ Day gadgets and innovations that caught internet experts in the web.

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Yamaha working on motorcycle and bike inspired by nature

Yamaha Root motorcyle

Yamaha, the Japanese automotive giant has always been at the forefront of two-wheeler manufacturing and now plays a pivotal role in robotics as well. Keeping with its tradition of high-end bike and motorcycles, Yamaha has kept up with the tradition and now to make things interesting, it has ventured into an offbeat project that makes us understand the importance of renewable energy sources. This design initiative dubbed AH A MAY (which is YAMAHA when spelled backwards) included a prototype motorcycle that had all its dials removed to clear the riders view and a bicycle that charges a battery on the go and then later on powers musical instruments. Read More…

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