Working a 9 to 5, along with all of the in’s and out’s can leave you tired, stressed, and lazy enough to not even cook dinner for yourself at the end of your day. However with inventions like the Mellow Sous-vide Machine, a helping hand in the kitchen is getting a lot less harder to come by and it’s saving your precious little time.
Evolving the Bluetooth speaker industry, you’d think would be coming to an end real soon here, right? Apparently, the Binauric Boom Boom Speaker has different plans for the industry. Presenting itself with an oddly shaped yet unique design, Binauric wanted to keep the audio device simple as possible, but they also wanted to give it something different.
I always make it a point to have my laptop fully charged the night before I take it anywhere. This is mostly due to the fact that I don’t want to carry my big-ass charger around. Now that Dart: the world’s smallest laptop charger has developed into a Kickstarter project, I’ll be able to start slacking on my overnight charges. It doesn’t matter if you own a PC or Mac, this universal charger was made to be just that – universal. They’ve used patented MIT technology called very high frequency (VHF) power conversion, while packing a 65W adapter and 2.1A USB charger into a 2.5 cubic inch package with a six-foot cable. Check the Dart Compatibility List to make sure your model is covered and you’ll be thanking us once yours has arrived in the mail.
Blowing your DSLR game out of the water is the new Lytro Illum. Just like their first release a couple of years back, this first ever high-end consumer camera captures the whole light field, giving you the ability to accomplish several tasks you aren’t able to do with your Canon or Nikon. View your pictures from different perspectives, focal points, and dimensions. You’ll also have the ability to edit your pictures on the integrated touchscreen, while tapping the display lets you focus on a particular object. You can pre-order the camera now and receive a special introductory price along with an engraving and strap.
It would actually be kinda scary if you wanted to be a hitman, but if you’d like to get your fix without really going out there and killing someone, Hitman GO for your iPad is the right solution. You’ll be known as Agent 47 trying to conquer challenging puzzles that let you show-off your assassination skills, trek through secret passageways and off-limit areas, all while you use the tools of the trade. The visuals make the game easy to navigate, while different ways of completing each level make a nice little twist on the game. Start thinking of strategies now because you’ll be needing them later.
For frequent travelers by plane, jet lag can start becoming an issue after years of constantly sitting on the damn plane for hours upon hours. Well, a mathematician might have found the solution to the problem (like they should do right?) with his newly developed app called Entrain. It’s our understanding that “jet lag is the result of a disrupted circadian clock.” When the app steps in, it simulates your circadian clock on the phone and makes mathematically optimal lighting recommendations to help you adjust as fast as possible to new timezones and schedules. If you’re thinking it’s all bullshit, think again, because the recommendations (which tell you when to seek light and/or dark) are based on new research in the journal PLoS Computational Biology, so beat that!
Obviously there’s a Starbucks on every corner of New York City, but what about those independently owned shops that have yet to be discovered? Well, the CUPS app was developed to connect its users with those independent cafe’s within the NYC area. Purchase a membership with prepaid plans and you’ll receive discounted drinks at some of the city’s best coffee shops that you didn’t even know existed. So, get out there, support your local small business’ and let the big guy feel a hit for once. Oh, and visit the CUPS website it’s pretty damn cool.
Described as a modernized jukebox, Gramofon is just that. Connect it to the sound system or speakers of your choice by utilizing WiFi or ethernet, not Bluetooth. You might be thinking, “I’ll just get Apple’s AirPlay,” that’s fine and all, but the fun stops at Apple. You’ll be able to stream your favorite playlists from Spotify or listen to the free radio service called WahWah to get your music fix. Multiple people can also connect and control the music from an Android or iOS phone. However, it doesn’t stop there. Since Gramafon is developed by the same team behind Fon (the worlds largest WiFi network) they also doubled it as a WiFi hotspot, allowing you to get free WiFi in millions of places around the world – you don’t even need a password to connect, simply log on with your Facebook account. Look for Fon to add compatibility with Grooveshark, SoundCloud, rdio, Google Play and several other services. Once that happens, you won’t even look at anything else.
I’m actually shocked that “selfies” are barely hitting the main stream. This has been happening since the camera was invented, but since mobile tech is all of the hype these days have a little bit of an understanding. HISY was invented for the selfie and it assists you with taking a selfie by simply connecting it to your device via Bluetooth and pressing the button. It works up to 90 ft. away, doesn’t need a coinciding app to work and the battery lasts more than two years! It’s compatible with iOS7 devices or later and is ready to take on your dome-piece one selfie at a time.
While we’ve roamed around the net searching for the best Bluetooth speakers, I think we just found that the Tubecore DUO trumps them all and jumps to the top of our list. Attracting a vintage style with modern design, it can be said that the DUO is the only tube-powered Bluetooth speaker in the industry. It packs a big punch with vacuum tube pre-amps, a 100 watt solid state main amp and mono block 30 watt sub amp, twin 4″ composite cone 50w reference drivers, and a 3″ composite 30w long-throw subwoofer. All of this is packed in a hand built hardwood cabinet with an aircraft aluminum back panel customized for heat sink. Bluetooth and WiFi streaming capabilities make it that much more intriguing, and the embedded computer support of Raspberry Pi enables an entire world of multimedia. Pretty much, we guarantee you’ll be happy with what you get.