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    myFC Powertrekk Uses Water, Not Solar, to Charge

    Having made a splash at CES, Powertrekk crashed MacWorld this last weekend with and impressive demo of this water/fuel cell technology. Many outdoor excursions, for one reason or another, do not afford the luxury of perfect sun exposure to fuel solar chargers at the extensive required times. That’s where myFC Powertrekk charger picks up the […]

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    LUMOback Belt Wants You to Sit at Attention

    We will be the first to admit that our back posture could be better (all that blogging) and so the LUMOback seems like an intriguing proposition. There are multiple gadgets on the market that offer pedometers, calorie counting and heart rate all in ones, but I like the fact that LUMOback is simplifying their offering. […]

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    Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Review

    Last year at CES 2012, Lenovo got tons of attention when it first unveiled the IdeaPad Yoga. That is why there could be no more fitting place to test the new IdeaPad Yoga 13, then at this year’s show. The CES essentials list always comes down to just three electronics: a smartphone, a camera, and a laptop […]

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    StickNFind Offers Bluetooth Buttons for the Absent-Minded

    StickNFind addresses the age old problem of what to do when you lose the remote control/ misplace your makeup bag/ can’t find your camera. StickNFind are button sized devices that can be placed on multiple gadgets, products- even pets!- and each one features a Bluetooth 4.0 sensor. The sensors have a range of 100 feet […]

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    Yes, Virginia, this is a Head Massager

    Workdays are stressful, so why not take a minute to experience some R&R RoboCop style? That’s the mission of the Breo USA iDream 3 Eye and Head Massager. It provides an all over head massage that’ incredibly high tech. Once you place your head inside the helmet, you’re surrounded by a variety of sensors and […]

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    In Case You Missed It! CES 2013 Highlights

    CEA says that CES 2013 was the biggest ever year for the show in its 45+ year history. The show floor actually had 1.92 million net square feet of exhibit space and more than 3,250 exhibitors showing off an estimated 20,000 products. To top off all these numbers, there were more than 150,000 attendees, coming […]

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    MedFolio is a Wireless Pillbox with Text Message Alerts

    Drug taking is often an inevitable part of life for the elderly and those with long term illnesses. It can be pretty confusing when you have pills to swallow at multiple times of the day, and MedFolio is designed to simplify this process. When you’re not well, correctly taking medication should be the last of […]

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    The Worst Gadgets of CES 2013

      CES gave us many interesting things to look at, from 4K TV’s to touch table PC’s- that we actually wanted. Amongst all of this existed some products that simply left us cold, and since we had to endure the overexcited ramblings of the creators we thought we’d share our displeasure with you. The iPotty […]

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    Beam Takes Us One Step Closer to Total Recall (The Original)

    Over at the Suitable Technologies booth here at CES we had a full-on conversation with a representative….through the body of a 5’2″ robot. While we hope this won’t be the future of human interaction, the Beam robotic device happened to work perfectly for regular conversation and offers some fabulous real life use cases. Beam takes […]

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    50 Foot Mechanical Snake Slithers Around CES 2013

    A fifty foot mechanical snake is not your every day gadget, and the clanking Titanoboa snake makes a big first impression. For those not up to date with ancient myths, the name Titanoboa was awarded to an ancient snake of yore, who lived 60 million years ago. Titanoboa grew to fifty feet as temperatures were […]

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    Sky’s the Limit with the NeuroSky Mind Bending Helicopter

    CES just had a mind bending moment with our hands on experience with the Mind Controlled Puzzlebox Orbit. The small helicopter lowers and rises based on the concentration of the one who wears the linked NeuroSky EEG Bluetooth headset The headset attaches round the face like a eighties headband, and utilizes the same sensors that […]

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    DJ Pauly D Drops His Beat on Pro DJ Headphones

    Just great – another pair of Z rated, celebrity endorsed headphones.  Glaring Jersey Shore jokes aside, these headphones actually look pretty nice. DJ Pauly D is matching his musical partnering with 50 Cent with a headphone one as well. In the likeness of Street by 50, these headphones follow similar form factors: Professionally tuned 40mm […]

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    Lenovo Booth Tour at CES 2013

    Lenovo’s booth at CES 2013 was one of the hot places to be this year, as they were showcasing some hot ticket items. Highlights at the Lenovo Booth Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC This is what the Surface ( the original Microsoft Surface) should have been, a truly interactive user friendly table PC. Equipped with […]

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    Hands On with the SpareOne Emergency Phone

    Here’s a movement we wholeheartedly support, emergency technology. The SpareOne mobile phone is an affordable barebone device powered by just one AA battery with a 15 year lifetime. With the push of a button, it can make an emergency call from virtually anywhere. Even better, you can use it as a regular unlocked cellphone with […]

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    Buffalo Announces BuffaloLink and Easiest Ever Router UI

    Buffalo gets it. NAS drives and advanced routers aren’t technically for the faint-of-heart. The basic features are easy enough, but to take advantage of the best features can be like rocket science to most. Buffalo has just announced BuffaloLink, a cloud service for easily accessing your home NAS data from anywhere in the world, and they […]

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    BlackBerry Teases Us with BlackBerry 10 OS

    In just a couple weeks, on January 30th, BlackBerry will officially announce two brand new phones running an all new platform, BlackBerry 10. While BlackBerry isn’t quite new to the touch market, they’ve taken an all new approach that their customer base and others will find much more intuitive and productive. One phone will be […]

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    Qualcomm Announces Big Bird Approved Chipsets at CES

    Qualcomm made an appearance at CES this week to unveil the next step past their successful Snapdragon S4 chipset, which was found in, among other things, the bulk of HTC’s and Nokia’s smartphone line-up from last year. The S4 was the main competitor to the highly touted quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor in the mobile […]

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    CES 2013 Through the Eyes of Instagram

    CES 2013 closes tomorrow, and the famed halls have been full of gadget hungry journalists in search of the next best thing. The booths might be open, but it’s not physically possible to get to every single stand and still say sane, so we’ve been turning to Instagram to get an idea of  what is […]

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    Intellect Motion Gamecube is A High Tech Jungle Gym

    The Intellect Motion GameCube looks like a cross between a jungle gym and an astronaut training centre and the truth is actually somewhere in the middle. Intellect Motion has created a high tech exercise gaming center for kids (and adults) to improve fitness and get young people interested in exercise. Called the GameCube (hey, the […]