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

Student develops Express Dive, a lightweight underwater breathing system

Express Dive System by Cathal Redmond

Cathal Redmond, a 26-year-old student at University of Limerick has developed a portable and lightweight underwater breathing system. Called the Express Dive System, this innovative product will allow divers to breathe underwater for up to 2 minutes. The dive system which recently won the 2015 Irish James Dyson Award is a step forward for small scuba systems. It comes packed with an air tank, air regulator and a compressor which will allow divers to enjoy and explore the underwater world in a better way.
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Intel-powered sports bra monitors body temperature to keep you cool

Chromat Aeros Sports Bra-1

When our websites can seamlessly adapt to the screen size in desktop and mobile version, it is time our clothing began to adapt to our body. Chipzilla and sports brand Chromat have understood the need and have collaborated to mesh up wearable technology and fashion to arrive at a sports bra which adapts to wearer’s body for utmost comfort. Dubbed the Chromat Aeros Sports Bra, it has vents activated by shape memory alloy. The vents open when it senses rising body temperature and sweat to cool the wearer down. Read More…

Samsung’s foldable smartphone could make it to CES 2016

Samsung working on foldable phone

Samsung is known for delivering the weirdest of gadgets and mobile technologies – curved displays and large phones are just a few to name. Living up to its identity, Samsung recently introduced the cool new Edge display. If even you thought the Edge display was cool; chances are you’ll find the forthcoming offering from Samsung really crazy. According to a report on Chinese website Weibo, Samsung is working on a foldable smartphone, which could be showcased as early as January of 2016. You read that right. Read More…

MB&F’s exclusive Melchior Only Watch 2015 will go to charity auction

MB&F Melchior Only Watch 2015

As a premium watchmaker MB&F has created its own niche with timepieces that are unmatchable. Another one in the portfolio is this 10th anniversary desk clock that takes shape of a robotic figure. Melchior Only Watch 2015 crafted in collaboration with L’Epée 1839 features a mechanism that has jumping hours, sweeping minutes, double retrograde seconds and has a power reserve of 40 days courtesy the five mainspring barrels. It is worth highlighting that the clock is made from 146 new components (from the 480 total components) that L’Epée has to specially develop like the bulging glass dome or the stainless steel winding key that resembles a Gatling gun.

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iOS 9 overview: 11 most Integral features to know before upgrading

Important features of iOS 9

Apple has made some serious product launches this past week and it was at the Hey Siri event we learnt that new operating system for Apple’s mobile devices was rolling out on September 16. Living up to the expectation, Apple launched iOS 9 on schedule. iOS 9 runs on the same hardware as iOS 8, it is not visually very different and it also feels almost like iOS 8 – but still, there are host of difference, which you must know before upgrading. Read More…

iPhone 6s and 6s Plus available for pre-order, 5 reasons you must order

iPhone 6s and 6s Plus available for pre-order

The new Apple phones – iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus were launched at the Hey Siri event last week (September 9. Come September 12, the biggest iPhone ‘S’ upgrades went up for pre-order. While we don’t have any information on the number of pre-orders made thus far, we learn that the new phones with 3D Touch display, improved Touch ID, tougher aluminum body, finest iSight cameras ever and the fastest A9 chips onboard, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are both doing wonders just days after Apple started accepting pre-orders. Read More…

World’s first wireless earbuds that charge with your phone

Budz wireless earphones

Boy I always wanted wireless earphones, but somehow never had them. Probably I’m a bit too lazy to charge them or have the fear that they will fall right out of my ears while travelling, losing them forever. That could be about to change as world’s smallest wireless earbuds that can be charged through the phone have landed on Kickstarter and amassed a colossal funding amount. Man, that sounds so exciting, and I hope the earbuds too sound amazing.
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AT&T brings WiFi hotspot connectivity inside your car with Mobley

AT&T ZTE Mobley

This is probably the simplest and most useful gadget that you’ll swear by while on long trips across country roads. AT&T ZTE Mobley is one of its kind gadget that brings WiFi connectivity inside your car. Yes, it is a dongle like gadget that acts as a hotspot for connecting your mobile devices and laptops to surf on the go without any hassle.
The device works with most of the vehicle manufactured after 1996 and connects to your car’s OBD ll (on-board diagnostics) port. It is ideal for people who travel very frequently in their own conveyance and want a simple plug and play device for internet connectivity.
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Canon shows its VR headset prototype having 120 degree FOV

Canon VR headset

The fight for VR headset supremacy is still in its infancy stage and developers of virtual reality hardware are exploring new ways to provide the user with exactly what is needed. Canon joined that fight with their secretive VR headset prototype that was shown-off at 2015 Expo in New York last week. Unlike other virtual reality headsets, Canon has opted for a handheld design which feels more like a periscope. Canon hasn’t named or revealed much of the VR headset and is under development for further improvements and addition of more features.
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Ikea takes a dig at Apple Pencil, and other mocks to amuse

Apple Pencil for iPad Pro

In a mixed bag of announcements last week, Apple ditched former CEO Steve Job’s promises that the company would never release a stylus and went ahead with the lunch of Apple Pencil for its mammoth 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Debuting for a price as low as $99, the stylus-like Apple Pencil may be a welcome device for artists and designers, yet it hasn’t gone down too well with many others, who don’t believe the Pencil is actually the ground breaking device that Apple touts it to be. Read More…

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