Post Thumbnail

Amazon's Dash buttons are tiny adhesive physical triggers that can order for you, through the magic of WiFi, anything you need to stock up on. But that's not the limits of their power, if you're willing to tinker with them. Ted Benson, (who works at a company that likes to regularly perform such s...

August 17th 2015 at 10:57pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It's no secret that LG has been fond of OLED screens as of late, but the company is now proving that it's committed to those organic displays for the long haul. It's investing the equivalent of $8.5 billion into developing OLED technology over the next three years for everything from TVs to cars t...

August 17th 2015 at 2:13pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The Moto 360 is one of the more stylish Android Wear timepieces, but it does have a couple of drawbacks -- one being that its circular 1.56-inch display can look a little large on some people's wrists. Our own Nicole Lee levied this criticism in Engadget's review, but it seems Motorola has been ta...

August 17th 2015 at 7:26am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Head injuries can be particularly sinister -- unless it's obvious that you took a bad blow, you might not get the help you need in time to mitigate the damage. University of Pennsylvania scientists may have an easy way to raise the red flag when you're hurt, however. They've crafted a polymer th...

August 16th 2015 at 11:54pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. When we first saw the tiny off-grid Ecocapsule pod home, we thought it looked too good to be true -- but last week Nice Architects announced plans to produ...

August 16th 2015 at 10:00am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If you've been eying the Apple Watch, but needed a larger band to wear it comfortably, you're in luck. Cupertino added new accessories today to accommodate with a new L/XL Sports Band and Link Bracelet Kit that adds an extra 40mm to the 42mm metal bands. That Sports Band comes in either black or w...

August 14th 2015 at 2:29pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Yes, we know: A bunch of phones just came out. Don't worry, we'll be reviewing those shortly. In the meantime, we have a handful of items we'd like to induct into our buyer's guide. Included among them: not one, but two laptops, including the impressive Chromebook Flip and MSI's GT80 Titan gaming...

August 14th 2015 at 11:42am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Fitbit's updated its Windows app for Windows 10. The app features all-new Live Tiles, pushes notifications to the Action Center, and supports Cortana voice commands. Saying things like "Fitbit, I ate chicken for dinner" or "Fitbit, I went for a three-mile run" will see Cortana automatically loggin...

August 14th 2015 at 9:50am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Samsung has dropped a surprise at its Unpacked 2015 event by showing off a new Gear S2 smartwatch. The model appears to be a far cry from the original Gear S, however. Samsung has upped the style quotient considerably with a round watch face, metal body and new user interface. Given the naming con...

August 13th 2015 at 11:49am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

NASA has launched a contest to design a smartwatch app interface for use by International Space Station (ISS) astronauts. Nobody will be entering it for the $1,500 prize money, but you'll certainly get some pride and fame out of it. The app will be no less than "the general user interface for smar...

August 13th 2015 at 9:44am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Google has Chrome Experiments to showcase what's possible in its web browser, so it stands to reason that there should be an equivalent for Android, doesn't it? Sure enough, the folks in Mountain View have launched an Android Experiments gallery that demonstrates what Google-powered mobile and wea...

August 12th 2015 at 12:25pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

While Apple, Olio and Opening Ceremony are already tinkering with premium materials in the smartwatch space, other wearable devices haven't received just as much love. But today, Omate and French fashion house Emanuel Ungaro launched the Ungaro ring, a simple notification wearable that ranges from...

August 10th 2015 at 10:00am 0 Comments