Gadgets

Whatever happened to 3D printing?

Whatever happened to 3D printing?

Sam Cervantes is a quiet-seeming guy who speaks earnestly about his line of work. When I visited his Brooklyn 3D printer factory in 2013, workers in an assembly line were busy putting together Solidoodle printers. An army of assembled printers whirred as they lay down layers of melted plastic to make parts for the next […]

Eyefluence shows us how we’ll be able to navigate screens with our eyes

Eyefluence shows us how we’ll be able to navigate screens with our eyes

What if you could control a computer screen with just your eyes? Well that’s the vision of Eyefluence, a Silicon Valley-based startup that is working on technology for hands-free navigation. The team has been working on prototypes, testing it out with augmented reality glasses equipped with cameras that can assess where you’re looking at any […]

Oops! Wearables can leak your PINs and passwords

Oops! Wearables can leak your PINs and passwords

The security nightmare posed by the Internet of Things isn’t just related to the lack of expertise in the types of companies adding connectivity to gizmos and gadgets. It’s the sensitivity of the connected sensors, strewn hither and thither, opening up potential attack vectors for determined hackers. Hence the need for really robust security thinking to lock down the […]

Up close with Fujifilm’s new X-T2 mirrorless camera

Up close with Fujifilm’s new X-T2 mirrorless camera

If you’re going to show off the follow-up to your well-loved mirrorless camera two years after release, you might as well do it in style — classic cars, rail-thin models, terrible music, the whole nine yards. Fujifilm’s X-T2 interchangeable lens camera made its flashy Manhattan debut at the borough’s Classic Car Club, with a slew of […]

Zore X is a smart gun lock that raised almost $250K on Indiegogo

Zore X is a smart gun lock that raised almost $250K on Indiegogo

An unlocked gun can ruin more than one life. In fact, The Trace reports that toddlers shot an average of one person per week for the 2015 year, often injuring or killing themselves, because they were able to get on their hands on a gun. Zore, like many new products on the market, aims to change […]

Jabra is all talk with its Halo Smart Bluetooth earbuds

Jabra is all talk with its Halo Smart Bluetooth earbuds

At $80, the Jabra Halo Smart is in a bit of a gray area. It’s hardly what the majority of users would call “cheap,” but it still comes in well below other wireless offerings from companies like Jaybird. They’re not fitness buds, nor are they focused on sound or comfort. Jabra, much to its credit, went […]

Invoxia’s Voice Bridge puts your landline in your pocket

Invoxia’s Voice Bridge puts your landline in your pocket

If you’ve ever wished you could roll out a five-mile extension cable for your home phone so you can get your calls when you’re out and about, Invoxia’s new Voice Bridge may be the solution to your globetrotting woes. It’s a virtual phone that connects your landline to your Wi-Fi, making it available via an app. […]

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