The wearable fitness-tracking devices emerged on the tech scene a few years ago. They are devices that calculate the number of steps walked, calories burned or hours slept. Ever since their emergence they have become smaller and smaller.
The Vindonn X5 Smart Bracelet is a highly capable silicone wristband that collects bodily data which is then sent to the smartphone where an accompanying app stores and analyzes your data ( It is compatible with iPhone 4S+, Android 4.3+, iPad 3+, iPod Touch 5+, Windows XP, Vista, and 7+) . It also comes with a clock and vibration alarm. Read More →
This is a fantastic futuristic device that links to Android or iOS smartphones via Bluetooth 4.0 and gives you a heads up display to look at, without losing sight of the road. It displays speed, RPM, and driving directions through a projector that throws an image on a 5-inch screen that appears to float 6-feet in front of the driver. The device is controlled using simple gestures.
The device stays put so when you are driving on a highway or city street, you can use it to see your speed, RPM, and direction where you are headed. The device can also display information from your smartphone, including text messages, and allows you to screen and answer phone calls. Read More →
Bike riding is good for more than saving the planet and your hard-earned cash. It’s also one of the most effective workouts you’ll ever do. But protecting your prized ride from determined thieves is a challenge in itself. There are several locking mechanisms available for bikes but industrious thieves always find ways to break bike locks. However, a sturdy lock and savvy locking strategy will greatly reduce the risk of your bike being singled out by thieves. Read More →
I remember the first TV commercial that I listened to and it has ever since been with me, “The best part of waking up is Folgers in your cup”. There is nothing like the smell of fresh coffee in the morning.
Here is a whole new concept of waking up to that refreshing smell of coffee. It is not one of those programmable coffee makers that you keep on the kitchen counter. The Barisieur is an alarm clock and coffee maker right at your bedside table. The alarm sound is produced by the gentle rumbling of stainless steel ball bearings that boil water using induction heating. Read More →
An enormous amount of thermal energy is wasted during every day cooking and heating. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could convert some of it for some useful purpose. BioLite has been thinking on these lines for quite some time. They have come up with yet another idea of an ordinary water boiling kettle with a built-in device charger in its handle that can charge phones and tablets while you are brewing some tea or coffee. Read More →
It is always a good idea to keep your precious smartphone free of scratches and stains. This IN1 Multi-Tool Utility Case for Samsung Galaxy S5 was made with not only that in mind but more. It’s a protective case that comes with a set of the most frequently used tools, namely; a blue ballpoint pen, red ballpoint pen, Phillips-head screwdriver, flat-head screwdriver, nail file, tweezers, scissors, toothpick, and a kickstand. Read More →
Although Apple did not immediately comment but reports have been swirling in recent weeks about the new handsets to be released on September 9. The event would be to announce Apple’s next-generation iPhones, with screen sizes stretched to 4.7 and 5.5 inches and with a faster processor with iOS8 operating system.
Apple has sold some 35 million iPhone in the past quarter, lifted by growth in China, but its share of the smartphone market has been shrinking globally. The rival Android operating system captured 85 percent of the worldwide market in the second quarter, and is threatening to marginalize rival platforms. Apple’s global market share fell to 11.9 percent from 13.4 percent a year ago, according to a survey. Read More →
Traditional incandescent lamps, although inefficient and short lived, are still popular for home décor. We all know that an incandescent light bulb produce light when a wire filament is heated to a high temperature by an electric current passing through it, until it glows .The inside of the bulb is vacuumed or filled with an inert gas to protect it from oxidation. At the same time we also know that incandescent bulbs are much less efficient because less than 5% of the energy they use is converted into visible light while the remaining energy is converted into heat. Read More →