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Facebook Unveils Oculus Go Portable VR Headset

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HIGHLIGHTS Facebook has launched a new VR headset – Oculus Go It will cost $199 and start shipping next year It comes with built-in headphones for audio and has a LCD display Facebook Inc is launching a new virtual reality headset that does not require a separate computer to operate, allowing more mobile uses than the […]

iPhone X and iPhone 8

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  MEET THE iPhone X, APPLE’S NEW HIGH-END HANDSET   THE NEW IPHONE X packs more new stuff into any device since the original iPhone. It’s the most complete redesign of the product ever and even offers a glimpse at what the iPhone might become when the world no longer wants smartphones. Of course, you probably won’t buy […]

Kult Beyond Launched in India : Price and Specification

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HIGHLIGHTS : Kult Beyond has 13-megapixel camera on both the sides It has 3000mAh battery under the hood Kult Beyond will go on sale on August 18 via Amazon India   Kult, a domestic mobile brand that debuted in the smartphone industry with Kult 10 back on 2015, on Friday launched its new smartphone, Kult Beyond. The smartphone […]

Amazon’s $40 Fire TV Stick Now Comes With the Power of Alexa

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STREAMING STICKS MAKE it hard to justify buying a set-top box. Unless you want 4K video and CPU-intensive games, a dongle should do. With ample processing power, dual-band Wi-Fi, affordable prices, and grab-and-go portability, you’ll see a lot of HDMI streaming sticks stuffing stockings this year. You press the mic button on the remote and […]

The Tiny EOS M5 Is Canon’s Best Mirrorless Camera Yet

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THE POPULARITY OF mirrorless cameras has been exploding ever since Panasonic and Olympus trotted out their first Micro Four Thirds system cameras in 2008. As compact cameras have gotten more fashionable, companies like Sony and FujiFilm have spun up their own entries and heated up the market. Meanwhile, traditional DSLR makers like Canon and Nikon […]

Everything We Know About Nintendo Switch

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NINTENDO’S NEXT CONSOLE is almost here. Nintendo Switch, previously codenamed NX and announced this morning, is on track to release in March 2017. When it’s out, your home and portable play will be combined into one unit: Switch is a tablet with detachable controllers that can dock with your TV, playing its games anywhere. The […]

Google Pixel XL

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Google Pixel XL smartphone was launched in October 2016. The phone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels at a PPI of 534 pixels per inch. The Google Pixel XL is powered by 1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The […]

I Could Definitely Use This Fold-Out Field Kitchen

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While I feel there is a little danger of singing the wood in this Field Kitchen contraption, I love the idea. It’s the perfect size for a Colman stove, and they even sell two different kinds with it. Plus there’s room for silverware, plates, salt and pepper, the works. The legs are optional, and the […]

Countertop Is A Connected Kitchen Gizmo To Simplify Balanced Meal-Making

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Meet Countertop: the latest connected kitchen gizmo from Google Ventures-backed Orange Chef which reckons it has found the perfect blend of smart and dumb kitchenware to help consumers prepare healthier meals and quantify the nutritional balance of what they eat. Countertop is going up for pre-order today, costing $99.95, which is half the planned full retail price, with a shipping […]

Cooki : A robot chef for every day.

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Last week at Disrupt SF 2015, I ran into the folks behind Sereneti Kitchen, a company that I’ve known since it launched at our Hardware Battlefield in Vegas earlier this year. Then, its technology had promise, but less polish. In the interim, the firm went through the Highway1 accelerator and wanted to show off what it has been up […]

The Apple Watch’s unlock feature could turn the smartwatch tides

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Pull on your commenting pants because I’m going to offer up some wild speculation coupled with real-world experience to come to a conclusion that some of you might find ludicrous and others will find just weird. Here we go: I think the Apple Watch’s Mac unlock feature is one of the most compelling things about […]

Google’s new smartphones are about Google, not Android

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Google unveiled a lot of new devices today, but at the core of nearly everything was a commitment to Assistant specifically, and to showing off what Google’s range of service offerings can do. I sat down with Google Canada’s Head of Public Affairs Aaron Brindle after the satellite keynote event here in Toronto to discuss […]

Amazon’s new Prime Reading gives Prime members all they can read

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Amazon launched another benefit for Prime members today, Prime Reading, which lets users read from a section of more than a thousand Kindle books, digital magazines, short stories, comics and more for free as part of their subscription. It’s essentially a version of Kindle Unlimited with a pared-down catalog (Unlimited boasts more than one million books, […]

Digital Health and Biotech

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Biotech is undergoing a shift to include a more expansive view. It now embraces diverse sciences such as genomics, recombinant gene techniques, applied immunology, life sciences, pharmaceutical therapeutics and molecular diagnostics. There’s a move towards the democratization of biotech with biohacking, and nontraditional players entering into the process—to discover ‘more’ at an accelerated pace. Biotech […]

The Changing Face of What We Own

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CTA recently published its 17th Annual Ownership and Market Potential Study full of incredible insights into the technology U.S. households own. Device ownership among U.S. households is always in flux. At any given time, device ownership will be growing, declining or growing but at a declining (i.e. slowing) rate so that ownership rates are likely […]

Consumers’ Journey to Purchase: A Long and Winding Road?

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Manufacturers and retailers alike need to know where, when and how to connect with consumers along their purchase journey; however, winning the sale is not the final destination. Understanding post-purchase behaviours is equally critical for the industry as these steps ultimately lead the consumer to return to the path to purchase. Smartphones present a convenient […]

Li-Fi LEDs

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Li-Fi LEDs offer potential relief for spectrum-starved wireless communications. Disaster movies have been fascinating theater-goers for decades. Cinematic catastrophe flicks come in many different forms: natural or environmental disasters (earthquakes, tornados and hurricanes), accidents (ocean liners capsizing) and rampaging monsters (Godzilla, killer sharks, etc.). To date, however, the film studios have not produced a scary […]

4 Smart Home Technology Trends Driving the Industry

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It’s an exciting time for smart home technology — estimates from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) predict that the market will reach $1.2 billion in revenue in 2016. So how will the technology evolve from an early adopter buzzword to the mainstream market? Here are four trends to watch. Less on What and More on Why  We […]

VIDEO: Intel Introduces Immersive Experiences with Virtual Reality

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Virtual reality has the power to change the way we interact with technology and the world. Earlier this month at its Intel Developer Forum, Intel (a Consumer Technology Association [CTA] member) introduced “merged reality,” an intersection of the virtual and physical worlds. Check out the video to learn more: Related posts: Bang for the Buck: […]

360 Camera Sales Set to Skyrocket in 2016

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Not to get all Audubon Society on you, but the American woodcock has a nearly 360-degree field of vision, seeing almost everything that’s happening at any given time. And now, thanks to emerging digital imaging (DI) technology and 360 cameras, more consumers than ever are enjoying this bird’s-eye view for their favorite moments and memories. […]

10 best mobile phones in the world today

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We’ve whittled our constantly-updated selection down to the 10 best smartphones you can get you hands on right now – but after you’ve checked out number one, we’ve brought you plenty of other options to feast your eyes on. We’ve all got at least one mobile phone each, right? We’ve probably got about three or […]

Samsung’s curved screen gamble finally paying off?

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Every year, company’s greet us with a new flagship. However, most of these new phones offer little differentiation over their predecessor. Yes, at times, they manage to sneak in a new processor, slightly upgrade the RAM and bump up the camera megapixels but sadly have little to offer in terms of innovation. So when last […]

Nikon D7200 Review

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D7200 SUMMARY When we reviewed it a couple of years ago, Nikon’s D7100 enthusiast DSLR thrilled us in almost every way, but a too-small buffer left us wanting just a little more. Now the followup Nikon D7200 is here, and this all-weather beauty no longer keeps us waiting thanks to a tripling of the buffer […]

Amazon’s new Fire TV is a cheap way to get 4K in your living room

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Amazon is taking another swing at the living room, introducing a brand new Fire TV box that adds 4K streaming. It’s also announced a new Fire TV Stick that now supports voice commands. The new Fire TV (and the stick too, in fact) looks just like its predecessor, but Amazon has packed in some new […]

The 12 best laptops you can buy in 2015

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Best laptops Laptops are on the rise again thanks to Windows 10’s arrival, Nivida’s efficient Maxwell graphics cards, and fresh new Skylake processors from Intel. Notebooks once thought to be replaced by tablets are more plentiful and diverse than ever between gaming laptops that hook up to liquid coolers, thin and light Ultrabooks to incredibly […]

Bang for the Buck: Olympus OM-D E-M10 II Review

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The Olympus OM-D E-M10 II is a Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera that takes the best features of its more expensive siblings and brings the price down to Earth. They include a time-tested 16MP CMOS sensor, 5-axis image stabilization, a top-notch viewfinder, and Wi-Fi. The OM-D E-M10 II is the follow-up to the E-M10, which was […]

Nike’s self-lacing Back to the Future trainers are coming this year

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Nike is set to release self-tying shoes, like those from Back To The Future Part 2, in 2015. They should be ready by the end of the year, which is when the 1989 futuristic time travel film was set. The company is hoping to release the Nike MAG shoes at some point in 2015, according […]

GUITAR? BASS? PIANO? ARTIPHON’S INSTRUMENT 1 IS ALL OF THOSE AND THEN SOME

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Whether you simply aspire to one day play an instrument or you’re already a seasoned musician, chances are good you are going to want the device you are about to see. Artiphon’s Instrument 1 is a touch-sensitive controller which outputs sounds akin to the guitar, piano, violin, bass, or pretty much anything else you want. Frankly, […]