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Deuces Siri.  Hello Alexa!  The closest thing we have to living Star Trek to date.  Hands-free, ask Alexa anything and she’ll answer. Find out the weather, traffic, how old Adele is, turn your lights on and off with just a voice command, play Jeopardy and more! Plus listen to music because, music.  Available in several different styles.

The holiday shopping season is right around the corner, and you know what that means: new gadgets galore. Before heading out to your favorite store (online or offline), here are a few fun and cool gadgets / accessories that you should keep an eye out for.

Still, some of the coolest tech we saw at the show were features you might see in cars in the next few years. Among the wilder automotive inventions at the Las Vegas Convention Center this year were Nissan’s mind-controlled driving, Ford’s Domino’s self-driving delivery vehicle and Honda’s Pixar-like robots.

For 2019, Volvo has unveiled a totally re-designed V60 wagon. Using the same design language found in the new flagship V90 estate, the V60 is lower, longer, and wider than the outgoing model and the powertrain is a plug-in hybrid that combines a 313 horsepower supercharged and turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four with a 65W electric motor mounted on the axle. All together it outputs 390 horsepower; not too shabby for a grocery-getter.

For 2019, the 8th generation Audi A6 sedan got hooked up with some fresh tech upgrades: Virtual Cockpit gauge display, a 10-inch display to view MMI Navigation Plus, a smaller 8-inch touchscreen to control the nav, climate, and text inputs. There’s also Connect Key keyless lock/unlock & remote car start from your Android smartphone. Under the hood, the new A6 is powered by a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 that outputs 340 horsepower plus a mild hybrid, that uses a 48-volt battery for start/stop and fuel-savings while it coasts at speeds from 34-99.

Tested and proven in the world’s most extreme environments by polar explorer Ben Saunders on his latest Trans-Antarctic Solo Expedition, the Bremont Endurance is a 43mm limited-edition automatic in a satin polished titanium case. It features a date window in the dial, Super-LumiNova numerals & hands, and it boasts a 42-hour power reserve.

Designed to be a personal trainer that’s built into your wrist, the Polar FT60 Heart Rate Monitor is clearly helping a lot of health and fitness-conscious individuals take full control of their wellness needs. The Polar is engineered to sense various health and fitness parameters such as calories burned and the fat burn percentage to keep you well-informed of your progress. It also comes with the STAR Training program as well as a unique Smart Coaching technology that further improves the way you utilize the digital information on the Polar to help you customize your fitness and general wellness program.

Most of us could stand to read a little more, and the Kindle Oasis has left me with no excuses. It’s waterproof, light, can hold thousands of books, and offers a distraction-free reading environment. Read the full review here.

The QardioArm ($99) is an upper-arm monitor that goes on easily and works with a phone app to track blood pressure and send reminders to take a reading. Another option (not pictured): The Omron Evolv ($100) can track readings, check trends and share info with family or a health care provider.

eBay determines trending price through a machine learned model of the product’s sale prices within the last 90 days. New refers to a brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item, and Used refers to an item that has been used previously.

Tired of dealing with boredom on http://reporterpass.com/news/overstock-clearance-sale-company-stockclearanceguru-celebrates-successful-launch/0052164/ trips or having to stand still in a confined space for long periods of time? Well, this nifty little handheld console might just be the thing that you need and want. It offers over 100 classic games plus room for extra cartridges. In addition, it delivers great fidelity and a great handheld experience, keeping the excitement up while at the same time keeping the costs down. Still, it is small enough to fit into an average pocket. And, with its user-friendly design, expect hours of gaming fun.

Who doesn’t want to go a little retro from time to time?  In a sea of digital cameras out there where all your pictures live on (forever…thanks ‘Cloud!’) it’s a nice change of pace to bring it back to the good-old-days and take some pictures with an instant camera.  Today many of these cameras give […]

Braava has two cleaning modes to choose from depending on the job you need done. In sweep mode, Braava dry mops your floors moving in straight lines using dry cleaning cloths. In mop mode, Braava uses a special back-and-forth mopping action and damp cleaning cloths to lift surface dirt and grime off your floors.

The chemical element Gallium does not exist in pure form in nature, but since it’s so magical and badass looking all solid-to-liquid-at-the-touch-of-a-human-hand and all, of course man figured out a way to extract it…

One of the best car gadgets is Smart wheel which is the first intelligent steering wheel cover helping prevent distracting driving. As known, distracting driving is a growing problem for all drivers, especially for teen drivers. So, with this new approach, it will change the way people drive in real time.

Whether you’re an artist, creative or just redecorating at home, the Mini Colour Sensor by Nix can help you. Using LEDs and a well-calibrated sensor, it can capture the likeness of virtually any colour. All you have to do is hold the device up to the surface and it does the rest for you. The Nix can match it to RGB, HTML, CMYK, LAB colours and more than 10,000 paints. The companion app also allows you to create palettes and save your favourite colours.

What do you get the man that has everything? The answer: an AI PA. That’s where Temi wheels in. It’s your home’s smart hub, your hands-free video-call system, your video and games console, your personal DJ, your connection away from home, your photographer and more! Temi can recognise you, know your preferences and is constantly learning to optimise itself to your routines.

Eufy, the smart home arm of tech accessory maker Anker, is aimed at making high-tech home gadgets more affordable. Its robot vacuum cleaner costs a lot less than the competition, and my floors have never been cleaner. Read the full review here.

Your toilet seat— yes, your toilet seat —can light the way. And give you a warm feeling, too. The LumaWarm Heated Nightlight Toilet Seat ($160) has a blue night-light that illuminates the bowl; its seat warmer has three settings for optimum comfort.  Another option (not pictured): If you don’t want to install a tricked out toilet seat, consider the IllumiBowl Toilet Nightlight ($13), which clips onto the side of the toilet and is motion activated.

The Stylish: Looking a bit more sleek than the DJI, this drone comes from the brand’s chief competitor. And it’s a solid (and much cheaper) option. It features a fisheye 14 megapixel camera that can capture video in 1080p, has a flight time of 25 minutes, and has a rear-mounted LED for use in low light situations.

Magnetic mount securely holds your device with no adhesive residue. Easy installation. Simply attach the magnetic plate to your smartphone, mount with one hand and go. 1 Magnetic Holder for Phone. Des…

It’s a baby monitor. It’s a Amazon Alexa voice-activated smart assistant. It answers your questions, and maybe your kids’ questions, too. It orders more diapers when you run out, and soothes babies back to sleep automatically. It’s the Aristotle, by toymaker Mattel, and it sounds like a new parent’s dream gadget.

Avoiding contact is the easiest way to avoid concussions. If you’re not the type to shy away from a hit, at least wear a Prevent Smart Mouthguard. It uses a series of four accelerometers to monitor the number, direction, and force of impacts, setting off a warning in a coach’s app and lighting up an onboard LED if the force is too great. Its flexible circuit board is held in place in the mouth with a proprietary thermoplastic polymer, and also contains light and proximity sensors, wireless charging components, and Bluetooth. Available in boil and bite or custom fabricated versions.

Plastic LED Bike Valve Stem Cap Flashing Light Bicycle Wheel Tire Tyre Car Motorcycle. Tire valve cap lights screw onto the valve stem of your car, bicycles or motorcycle in seconds Universal fitment …

In an effort to make the personal safety device more discreet, Stiletto Charms mimic the aesthetic of modern jewelry. They can complement virtually any outfit but secretly manage a variety of functionalities. Using the Stiletto mobile app, users can create an emergency profile, set up emergency contacts, plan a route and check the device’s battery level. Besides contacting friends and family members, Stiletto Charms can also reach 911 dispatches in the U.S.—and they even have a voice-assisted alert system to communicate when the user might not be able to speak.

The latest it finally here! Quickly connect it to your TVs HDMI port and watch over 250,000 shows from Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, HBO GO, and more. Hi Orange is the New Black!  Bye family and friends!  Plus, enjoy Alexa voice control and over 7,000 apps and games.

Vinyl has seen a major renaissance in the last few years. In fact, a good number of contemporary artists have begun releasing their records on vinyl again. Perhaps it’s nostalgia, or maybe it really does sound better. In any case, if you want to get in on the experience, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better all-around turntable than the Rega Planar 2. It offers high-fidelity playback, reliable tech, and looks beautiful.


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