In short, the more third party tech in your motor, the more up to date it’s likely to be. With that in mind, we gathered together 10 examples of auto tech including a couple of satnavs, a dash camera, a DAB radio, a multi-talented connected navigation and ICE system, a mobile 4G hotspot and a few other odds and sods, threw them into the El Reg company run-about, grabbed our AA membership card, scrounged up some petrol money, got our motor running and headed out onto the highway… on four wheels.
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One of the big problems with the current state of the VR art is that it really doesn’t fully engage your senses. But how do you get haptic feedback for your tootsies? Taclim’s tackling that with prototype VR shoes that will let you feel it as you’re virtually tiptoeing through the tulips and wading on the shore.
Get her a smart suitcase that will charge her phone for the next big trip you’re planning. The Away suitcase has a built-in battery to charge any phone and it will alert her to its location if it gets lost en route to your destination. We really love these suitcases, and they feature in multiple gift guides and reviews on Insider Picks.
One of just two televisions that made it to this list, the Samsung Q8C TV promises big things and it delivers. In case you aren’t familiar with QLED, the Q stands for quantum dot technology – a method of providing brighter, truer-to-colour images. This tech improves everything from on-screen colour to contrast, sharpness and even the viewing experience at wide angles. The set is minimalist, curved, near bezel-less and connected to everything you could ask for. Just so you know, the wall mount is the way to go.
The Dimmable Ambient Lighting system is available in 15 colors. This product is best suited for those late night runs of all sorts. The soft blue light allows waking without the blindness caused by full lighting. It is also the perfect gift for men who come home late at night from work and just want to climb into bed without waking the family. Just place it in the hallway so he electronic gadgets 1960s quickly and easily find his way back to bed.
Stay Warm This Winter… Anyone looking for convenient, high-tech household products are sure to love these novelty slippers. Give the gift or warmth this winter, and maybe even treat yourself to toasty tootsies with these instantly-warm slippers. You wonder how…
We have to admit, all of our retro and nostalgic video game prayers have really been coming true lately. This time around word on the street is that Nintendo will be releasing its Super Nintendo as “Super Nintendo Mini SNES” this coming holiday season. After the insane success that was the “Nintendo Classic Mini” last […]
Essentially a weird-looking, kitchen-centric Amazon Echo with a projector (it’s a Magic 8-Ball for the 21st century), the Egg not only looks up receipes you ask for, but projects step-by-step videos to help you make them. There’s a similar concept assistant from Bosch, but it’s not nearly as goofy looking, which is part of Hello Egg’s charm. If it rolls its eye at my cooking skills, though, it’s gonna end up scrambled.
Amazon Echo is now eons ahead of what it was when it launched last year. Now, it works with so many more apps, including Dominos, Uber, Amazon Radio, Pandora, Spotify, Accuweather, Audible, and so much more. It’s one step closer to a Her sort of home automation solution. The Echo is there to give you a hand when your hands are full, or when you don’t want to get up off of the couch. It has the ability to control lights, switches, Nest, Wink, Insteon and other smart home products that you probably already have. It has a loud, uniquely designed set of speakers that surrounds the device to fill your room with audio, and its microphones can easily pick up your voice from across the room. What’s more, Amazon is continually adding new features and apps to perfect the device.
We would watch Tom Hanks do just about anything, and this video proves it. In yet another Oscar-worthy performance, the actor and typewriter enthusiast guides us through the process of changing out the ink ribbon on a Hermes 3000.
I like NOMAD’s addition of a firestarter to their Survival Multitool, but am a little disappointed it’s just a foldout manual metal rod, and not the click ‘n’ flame wand lighter it looks like. That the whole tool looks…
The system basically consists of three components: the license-plate frame with its two high-definition cameras, an adapter that plugs into your OBD port, and a magnetic mount for your smartphone that sticks to your dashboard.
Lego and robots go together like chocolate and peanut butter. In a move that’s bound to thrill kids of all ages, the Danish toymaker is offering a set of motors and programmable bricks that can work with existing Lego kits and turn them into motorized or motion-sensitive toys. Plus, its app can record voice effects to really bring your Lego Batman to life.
Sometimes we couldn’t be any grateful for technology and, well, this is one of those times. We never take for granted how cool and convenient it is to be able to listen to our music from our phone to our wireless bluetooth speaker. There are a ton of options out there and it can […]
With 3 noticeable feature including 3-speaker virtual surround sound, Fm transmitter and dual-mic noise cancellation, Jabra freeway is one of the best car gadgets you should buy. Everything of Jabra freeway is in automatic mode. It turns on automatically when you enter the car and turn off to save batter after you left the car. Drivers can also connect automatically by phone using voice.
This monstrous blender will obliterate anything in its path — and that includes ice. Its nine cup capacity means you can make smoothies for the entire family. The powerful 1000 watt motor will turn anything you put into it into mush in a matter of seconds. The lid features a safety mechanism that will stop the blades from spinning until it is fully fastened.