Samsung Connect Tag: a NB-IoT key ring to monitor your luggage, your dog or your children

Samsung Connect Tag: a NB-IoT key ring to monitor your luggage, your dog or your children

Cool Gadgets
Samsung Electronics has just unveiled a small GPS key ring that is compatible with the NB-IoT / LTE-M low-bandwidth cellular technologies. Called Connect Tag, this small device makes it very easy to locate your luggage, your pet or a close friend with just a click on a mobile application. The Connect Tag is capable of transmitting GPS coordinates with low power consumption. It can also use Wi-Fi signals to provide location. This device is IP68 waterproof. Samsung Connect Tag is compatible with the Samsung SmarThings ecosystem. You will also be able to use it as a simple button, for example to turn on the light or your remote TV. The inside battery offers an autonomy of 7 days. Unlike other similar solutions that can last several months with a button…
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Essential Phone is worth all the money

Essential Phone is worth all the money

Smartphones
Are you ready for this? A brand new company is trying to get all the shine in the smartphone industry with Essential Phone. In this regard, it has prepared a new device that should arrive on the market really soon. Although it came out of nowhere, Essential Phone could (should) be a real success. Andy Rubin is the most important name in Android history. Before he was anchored in some Asian adventures and before set up his own phone company, he was one of Google's Vice President of Mobile and Digital Content. At that time, it handled the evolution of the operating system we see on most smartphones in the market. At this very moment, Andy Rubin's name is synonymous with Essential Phone, an appealing gadget that tries to show…
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Infiniti Prototype 9: This all-electric Infiniti roadster is far too classy

Infiniti Prototype 9: This all-electric Infiniti roadster is far too classy

Cars
Infiniti, a top-of-the-line Nissan subsidiary, revealed a small electric roadster that attracted the curiosity of collectors and car fans all over the world. As you may know, a luxury vehicle and an electric motor are decidedly good combination. Infiniti, a subsidiary of Nissan has decided to combine technological innovation and retro elegance in its latest model and it works wonderfully. Named Prototype 9, this completely electric roadster has been the work of a goldsmith. The various parts of the body were designed and assembled by Japanese craftsmen in Oppama (not far from Yokohama), which were inspired by certain sports models of the Prince Motor Company, which merged with Nissan in 1952. The engine produces 120 Kilowatts of power, which equals 163 horsepower. It allows the Prototype 9 to reach up…
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ZenBeam GO E1Z: a cool portable projector

ZenBeam GO E1Z: a cool portable projector

Cool Gadgets
Are you looking for a cool portable projector? This is ZenBeam Go E1Z, a handheld video projector capable of projecting diagonal images up to 120 inches and usable with a wide range of devices, whether portable or portable, Android or Windows. It uses microUSB as a input connection port. ASUS ZenBeam Go E1Z is currently the world's brightest projector in its category. It contains a 6400mAh battery that can guarantee few hours of projection and can also be used as a power bank to charge other portable devices. According to user reviews, it will last around 3 hours per charge. ASUS ZenBeam Go E1Z has a weight of 307 grams and dimensions of 110 x 83 x 29 mm. Its design was rewarded by iF Design, Red Dot Design and…
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Which Mobile Gaming Trends Will Stick?

Which Mobile Gaming Trends Will Stick?

Video Games
The mobile gaming industry has been constantly evolving ever since it began to emerge in its current, app-based form. There were certainly mobile games before the advent of the smartphone, but it was really from the original iPhone on that we started to think of “app games” the way we do today. It didn’t take long for app stores to start to overflow with new and inventive video games. Now there’s something new literally every day! Even with a constant stream of releases, there are some larger trends that become apparent in the medium. Some of these trends stick around while others fade after brief spells of popularity. Right now we appear to be at something of a crossroads in mobile gaming. While it will endure in its current form,…
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iPhone 8 – the smartphone will feature an OLED display

iPhone 8 – the smartphone will feature an OLED display

Apple
Although Apple is still popular and it gets a huge success with each iPhone, users are always complaining about one thing: the battery life. This feature is expected to change for the better with iPhone 8, the first iPhone that will come with OLED display and a larger battery. Although iPhone 8 should have similar dimensions to the iPhone 7, it should feature a battery with larger capacity. In other words, we will see an improvement from 1,960 mAh to 2,700 mAh, which would lead to better battery life. This means that the battery's size will increase with 38%. That percentage does not necessarily reflects the same percentage increase in terms of lifespan, mainly because OLED displays are more battery resource demanding than LCDs. Despite the fact that Apple and…
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Best cool gadgets under $25

Best cool gadgets under $25

Cool Gadgets
Best cool gadgets? Sure, we got that! In case you are not feeling prepared for this year's Christmas, I decided to ease your pain by sharing some of the best gadgets that you can buy for $25 or less. In this price range, you will find mostly accessories and small gadgets. Don't expect a high-end smartphone or a new tablet because you will get disappointed. Let's begin! Rhinoshield Bumper for iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus If you are looking for a low profile bumper that allows you to feel the premium back of your iPhone, this is a solid choice. This bumper is designed to protect your phone from a drop of up to 11 feet. That's really cheap considering that it could save a $700 iPhone from a…
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VOYO V3 – A powerful Mini PC

VOYO V3 – A powerful Mini PC

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Are you lookign for a powerful Android Mini PC Box? VOYO V3 Mini PC will upgrade the capabilites of your living room TV to the maximum. Under the hood, we find Intel Cherry Trail X7-Z8700 clocked at 2.4GHz (minimum), Bluetooth 4.0, 4GB of RAM, 128GB of internal memory, HDMI Connectivity. It runs Windows 10. Here is the video review for this product: You will find it on gearbest for $169.
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Capture 3D videos with your smartphone with Weeview’s Eye-Plug

Capture 3D videos with your smartphone with Weeview’s Eye-Plug

Cool Gadgets
Although 3D video technology got a slow start, it's still present in our everyday life: Movies, 3d images, Google Cardboard and other 3D devices. If you are a fan of photography or videography and you want to take things to the next level, you need to upgrade your recording gear. In the past, there were talks about smartphones that are able to capture 3D videos and shoot 3D images, but things never elevated to the next level. A Taiwan company called Weeview has decided to help you in this regard, developing Weeview's Eye-Plug, a small and affordable camera that connects to your Android smartphone and extends its photographic capabilities. With this small gadget, you will be able to create 3D video clips and share them with your friends. More than…
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Anki’s Cozmo – a cute robot that wants to be your friend

Anki’s Cozmo – a cute robot that wants to be your friend

Cool Gadgets
Reading about all these predictions about Artificial Intelligence and how it is going to rule the world and enslave humans in the future creates a lot of fuzzy thoughts in my mind and makes me not wanting to be a supporter of technological advancement anymore. Anki is trying to show me (and others like me) the exact opposite: robots can be real cute and they can turn a bad day into a good one. This is Cozmo! Cozmo looks a lot like Pixar's WALL-E but he definitely has a different temperament: he is a bit curious, eager to learn about the surrounding world, he loves to play with everything around it. It is the perfect toy for children but also for adults and it comes packed with all types of…
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