Gear & Gadgets

NYC

BuzzFeed’s Tasty Unveils First Smart Appliance, New Tasty App

By | Jul 28, 2017 at 10:50 am

This week Tasty, an offshoot of BuzzFeed that launched in 2015 as a Facebook food video channel, has announced the company’s first smart appliance, the Tasty One Top. The Tasty One Top is a Bluetooth-enabled induction cooktop that was built in collaboration with GE….

Gear & Gadgets

Toronto

Ecobee 4 Smart Thermostat Transforms Your Living Space [Review]

By | Jul 28, 2017 at 8:30 am

Ecobee 4, the newest smart thermostat released on the market in 2017, is one of the hottest products. On Amazon, Ecobee 4 is the no.1 in New Releases and is poised to become the top thermostat of the year. According to the manufacturer, Ecobee…

Gear & Gadgets

Salt Lake City

Stay Charged With Goal Zero’s Portable Nomad 7 Plus Solar Panel

By | Jul 26, 2017 at 12:20 pm

While a certain somebody in a big white house may not feel that renewable energy is important, try making the same argument for hikers and campers. Unless I’m mistaken, you won’t be finding too many trees with outlets on them out in the middle…

Gear & Gadgets

DoBox Lets You Ditch the Adapters for Your Apple Devices

By | Jul 25, 2017 at 9:20 am

Apple products are a staple of the plugged in. Tech enthusiasts, digital nomads, and online entrepreneurs are never more than a few steps away from an iPhone, an iMac, or a MacBook. However, with iterations of everyone’s favorite Apple devices losing ports and outlets…

Gear & Gadgets

DJI Spark Crams A Lot of Features in a Small Package [Review]

By | Jul 24, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Just when you thought DJI didn’t have any more tricks up their sleeve for the year, they go out and release an incredibly small, gesture controlled drone at an extremely affordable price. If you have yet to see it, DJI Spark is the latest…

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Wearables

San Francisco

What the Jawbone and Intel Shutdowns Mean for the Future of Wearables

By | Jul 24, 2017 at 10:50 am

In the first week of July, news broke that the consumer technology and wearable products company Jawbone had begun liquidation proceedings. Just a few days ago, Intel’s entire smartwatch and fitness-tracker group followed suit, shutting down after having already laid off 80 percent of its…

Gear & Gadgets

9 Hiking and Camping Gadgets to Enhance Your Outdoor Experience

By | Jul 19, 2017 at 1:30 pm

What’s better than going out into the great outdoors, unplugging from the world, and becoming one with nature? By throwing in a bunch of tech of course! Before you wag that finger, it’s not all drones, 360 cameras, and flamethrowers, there is plenty of…

Gear & Gadgets

Seattle

Coros LINX Cycling Helmet With Bone-Conduction Audio [Review]

By | Jul 17, 2017 at 11:30 am

Cycling is more than just wearing awkwardly skin tight shorts, deep v-neck shirts, and super sweet 80s style sunglasses, it’s also about riding ridiculous long distances and exploring the world around you. Bad fashion aside, cycling is more than just a global sport and…

Gear & Gadgets

Boston

TomTom Adventurer GPS Watch Designed With Hikers and Skiers in Mind

By | Jul 14, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In an expanding world of Android Smartwatches and the Apple Watch, there has been a recent shift in how athletes track and monitor their progress. Now, many GPS trackers are including extra bells and whistles that allow you to receive texts, use mini-apps, and…

Gear & Gadgets

Chicago

Oomi Is Set to Truly Connect Your Smart Home [Review]

By | Jul 12, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Alexa, Google Home, Siri, Samsung Bixby, Watson, these are among the first widely accepted consumer driven artificial intelligence platforms and they each have something in common: Internet of Things (IoT). Over the past five years the world around us has become more connected by…

Gear & Gadgets

TechCo’s Guide to Back to School Tech and Gadgets

By | Jul 10, 2017 at 3:00 pm

The sun is shining, Independence Day has past (and still no alien invasion), and before you know it back to school time will be here. For some, this is nothing more than returning back to college, but for many this will be the entry…

Gear & Gadgets

Reolink Argus Brings Affordability to Wireless Monitoring [Review]

By | Jul 5, 2017 at 11:30 am

Between renters and outdated security equipment that needs to be installed in your home, a new market is emerging. Devices that were once drilled into your walls can now be placed anywhere, without wires, and either need a WiFi connection or in some cases…

Gear & Gadgets

Hestan Cue Will Actually Teach You How to Cook at Home [Review]

By | Jul 3, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The food world has been going through a bit of a renaissance, and companies like Blue Apron and HelloFresh are on the forefront. Now more than ever consumers are foregoing their stop at fast casual restaurants, and replacing it with home cooked meals that…

Gear & Gadgets

Boston

Hitting The Road With The Copenhagen Wheel, Sweat Not Included

By | Jun 27, 2017 at 12:20 pm

On December 15, 2009 MIT attended the United Nations Climate Conference and unveiled perhaps one of the most hyped pieces of tech to hit bicycles in ages: the Copenhagen Wheel. Now, nearly a decade later, the concept that went from viral success to the…

Gear & Gadgets

Xfinity xFi Provides the Ultimate WiFi Experience for Families

By | Jun 27, 2017 at 11:30 am

While the world depends on it more than clean drinking water, the everyday user still knows almost nothing about their home WiFi. Even with routers in millions of homes around the world, people rarely take a vested interest in what their internet connectivity is…

Gear & Gadgets

Behold, The World’s First Self-Driving Potato

By | Jun 22, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The future is here and it will be filled with self-driving potatoes. This week redditor Marek Baczynski unveiled how he invented the very first self-driving potato. The self-driving potato uses the energy it produces by collecting it with an energy-harvesting chip, which is then…

Gear & Gadgets

San Diego

CleverPet Is a Video Game For Your Dog, Rewards With Food [Review]

By | Jun 21, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In an age when gaming is no longer just for those with ghostly tans, but a booming industry with a growing spectator division, it only makes sense for it to expand beyond humans. For those of us with pets, we often feel guilty leaving…