Algiz 8X Rugged Tablet(0)
Different people may have different preferences when it comes to devices. Some go for style while others prefer usability and function. But when it comes to quality, people prefer their devices to be long lasting, durable at the very least. Some may look for a higher level of durability than others. For those who do look for it in their tablets, this new Algiz 8X Rugged Tablet might be something worth considering.
The Algiz 8X Rugged Tablet is one device that you can take with you in any weather condition. You do not practically need a protective casing for this one since it is designed and built with toughness in mind. Created by device maker Handheld, this tablet features a tough exterior that is built to last and an equally powerful performance. It features an Intel N3710 processor, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD storage, and running on a Windows 10 OS. It also has an 8-inch capacitive touchscreen display that uses chemically strengthened glass for durability.
The Algiz 8X Rugged Tablet also comes with 5200mAh battery pack, which is standard for the current version. But what would make most people give this tablet a second look is because of its durability. This tough tablet is rated an IP65 and has met the criteria for the strict MIL-STD-810 military protection against the elements. This allows it to withstand extremes in weather conditions. This makes it ideal for field work, industrial use as well as simply for people who want their tablet built like a tank. The Algiz 8X Rugged Tablet is expected to be available sometime in March of this year.
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Norton Core- This Router Provides Security From Cyber Threats(0)
Change is inevitable. As the way we the home network changes, so should the very infrastructure we use. For example, as we go nearer into creating a smarter home, not only are computers the ones being connected into the home WiFi network. Smart TV’s, lights, and other smart appliances now become connected into the network in a smart home. While the computers already have software tools available to protect them from cyber threats, these new smart appliances remain susceptible to hacking and other online threats. If you are building a smart home that is secure and protected, then the new Norton Core WiFi router will be a welcome addition.
The Norton Core is a new type of WiFi router that aims to provide real-time protection from online threats to any device that connects to it. Considering that smart devices may require this protection for a secure home, this network router may just become the norm in the coming years. But for now, people might consider it as a new and innovative entrant in the router market. But what it can do will certainly be something more and more people appreciate as they slowly convert their humble abode into a smart home.
The Norton Core is even designed differently from a typical router. It looks like an elegant looking geometric orb that can be visually interesting. Put it in a table and it will become an immediate talking piece with people who are unaware what it is. Inside this device features a dual core 1.7GHz processor and more memory and flash storage than the typical routers today. It also supports both 2.4GHz and 5GHz signal transmission to ensure that every device linking to it gets a stable connection. It also supports transmission speeds of up to 2.5Gbps, enough to allow fast video streaming in 4K quality. Users and homeowners can even control different features of the Norton Core using the app accompanying the device, a convenient feature for people who are out of the home quite often.
But its most interesting feature in the Norton Core is its ability of protecting the WiFi network from cyber threats using an award winning security system. Any device connected to the home network run by the Norton Core is protected from hacking, malware, identity theft, and other online threats. The new Norton Core recently has announced its coming in the last 2017 CES held in Las Vegas. This innovative home network router is now available for pre-order at the Symantec website for around $200.
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Taclim Virtual Reality Shoes and Gloves(0)
Virtual reality has become a popular feature for new upcoming games. There are now devices that may help make a VR experience more possible than ever. But for the most part, the experience is generally from the visual standpoint. There are now VR head gear that allows wearers to “see” a virtual reality world. But full physical experience may still be afar off. But there are now other accessories being developed to complement today’s various VR headsets. One of the is the Taclim Virtual Reality Shoes and Gloves.
The Taclim Virtual Reality Shoes and Gloves developed by Cerevo can add another dimension to a VR experience by adding tactile devices as controllers within the virtual environment. It is considered as the world’s first VR footwear and glove that offers haptic feedback. This enables the user’s to have a “feel” of the virtual world. The VR footwear will allow users the experience of stepping into a virtual world, so to speak. The Taclim Virtual Reality Shoes and Gloves also work as input devices for character movement in the VR environment to increase the level of immersion for users.
The Taclim Virtual Reality Shoes and Gloves feature with 3 haptic devices inside each shoe and one for each glove. This makes any VR experience become even more effective since it is currently the best way to have an overall interaction in a virtual environment. The product was recently introduced in the 2017 CES in Las Vegas. According to Cerevo, the Taclim Virtual Reality Shoes and Gloves will be available sometime in November of this year. Interested parties can now pre-order it at Japan Trend Shop for $1606.
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Ili, The Wearable Translator (0)
Travelers always have to deal with the language barrier every time they visit a foreign land. This can also be an obstacle when they will to get the full experience of a different or exotic destination. Communication is important and travelers make do by trying to bring along a handful of language books, dictionaries, and even hiring a personal translator just to do that. But modern technology can make it become even more convenient. This Ili Wearable Translator will aim to make communication more hassle free for tourists and travelers, breaking the language barrier in its own way.
The Ili Wearable Translator can be an indispensable companion for frequent travelers. It is a handy audio translator that can automatically translate the words that a user says to it. The proprietary voice streaming translation system used in the device can provide a translation in just 0.2 seconds. Ili comes with a library of phrases used commonly by travelers, reducing the number of translation errors. It also has a library of words associated with places as well as the latest trends to make it up to date.
The design of the ili Wearable Translator is simple and comes with a single button that a user holds while speaking and release when done. The ili will then translate the word or phrase for the locals to hear and provide travelers with the information they seek. This wearable translator does not require an internet connection in order to work, making it an ideal device to bring along just about anywhere you go. The ili portable translator is expected to be available sometime in June of this year. The first versions will be able to translate in English, Chinese, and Japanese. Other languages such as Spanish, Thai, and Korean will be added as options later. Pricing is still yet to be announced.
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Scollar Mini Smart Collar for Pets(0)
In this day and age, people surely have their share and wonderful experience with new technology. They usually offer some added convenience to anyone’s hectic and stressful life. With people enjoying the conveniences of modern gadgets and smart devices, little does this translate to pets. Of course, many people love pets but can sometimes get too busy to look after them. Pet neglect can sometimes by a problem for people who are always highly busy at work. This is where the new Scollar Mini Smart Collar for pets may be very useful.
The Scollar Mini Smart Collar for pets aims to help pet owners improve the way they take care of their animal companions at home. Designed specifically for dogs and cats, the Scollar Mini Smart Collar has a variety of functions. It works as a GPS locator to keep track of your pet’s whereabouts using a companion app for the device. The smart collar will also notify you of feeding times as well as if it’s time to reapply flea medication to your pet. A perimeter barrier module alerts pet owners whether their pet has gone somewhere it is not supposed to be in. the collar is also designed to be visible at night.
The Scollar Mini Smart Collar is designed to fit into dogs or cats and can be adjusted at every stage of the pet’s life. This does away with buying multiple collars for your pet. The Scollar Smart Collar also comes with up to 30 days of battery life. Recharging is also easy with a wireless charging module that attaches to the collar magnetically to charge the device. This does away with the hassle of trying to remove the smart collar on your pet for recharging and putting it back on afterwards. The Scollar Smart Collar also comes with an open platform and invites other developers to create other functions for the smart collar that pet owners will appreciate. The Scollar Mini Smart Collar is currently conducting a crowdsourcing campaign on Kickstarter. An early pledge of $99 will get you one Scollar Smart Collar for your pet. That will be quite a bargain since the Scollar Mini Smart Collar will retail for around $149 once it comes out sometime in August of this year.
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Mattel Aristotle Smart Baby Monitor(0)
Looking after the baby can be quite a challenging task for parents. Those who juggle work and taking care of a kid can have their hands full day in and day out. Even the smallest of conveniences can help make life easier for most parents. The Mattel Aristotle Smart Baby Monitor will surely be a welcome assistant to have around.
Modern Way Of Monitoring the Baby
The Mattel Aristotle Smart Baby Monitor is more than just a portable camera that parents can check now and then while doing other tasks. It is a smart baby monitor that does more than just providing the means for parents to have their eyes on baby even while in another room at home. This baby monitor makes use of the latest in artificial intelligence, natural language interaction and other technologies to provide other functions while looking after the baby.
The Aristotle baby monitor from Mattel is voice-controlled that can also function s a digital assistant for parents. It comes with Bluetooth connectivity, Wi-Fi Camera with object recognition features, Wi-Fi Direct speakers with multicolored LED lights and 256-bit encryption through the cloud for added security. Parents and even the kids can use Aristotle’s functions by voice. It can support connectivity with other smart devices that make up a smart home. But as a baby monitor, it can sense a baby’s cries and try to soothe the baby back to sleep or provide some comfort. It can turn on the lights, play a soothing lullaby, and even notify mommy and daddy of the crying.
Aristotle has other smart features that makes it useful. It can also, for example, determine if the baby is running out of diapers and alert the parents into buying more or order from participating retailers. It can even tell bedtime stories for older kids to help them sleep. And since it is smart, Aristotle can also help the older kids with homework. The new Aristotle Smart Baby Monitor from Mattel is expected to be available sometime in June of this year and estimated to cost around $299.
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Chipolo Bluetooth Trackers Will Help You Find Lost Objects(0)
Some people have this habit of losing things. Whether it is their wallet, house keys, eyeglasses, or credit cards, losing things can waste precious time in trying to find them. Technology can help people experiencing such problems all the time. That is why there are now a number of wireless trackers available in the market today. The Chipolo Bluetooth Trackers are just but a good choice to consider.
The Chipolo Bluetooth Trackers is a high tech option that can be used by people who frequently misplace their things. There are different options that users can choose from- the Chipolo Plus, Clip and Sticker. The Chipolo Plus is a slim, coin-shaped tracker designed mainly for key rings and bags. The Chipolo Clip, which is just a little thicker than a credit card, is designed mainly for use on wallets. Then there’s also the Chipolo Sticker, which is ideal for use on objects like eyeglasses and other similar objects.
The Chipolo Bluetooth Trackers are being marketed as the loudest remote trackers in the market today. Aside from emitting the loudest alert sounds, users can also make use of the companion smartphone app to track its location via Bluetooth, which is good for up to 200 feet. For lost objects beyond that, users can take advantage of the GPS feature which makes use the community of other Chipolo users to track the lost item beyond the Bluetooth range. The Chipolo Plus is now available for $25. The Chipolo Clip and Sticker is expected to come out sometime this year.
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Razer Project Valerie Introduces Laptop With Three Displays(0)
When people think of a laptop, they already have an image in mind. But as preferences change, so does the options that are available. For instance, since more and more gamers prefer having a mobile gaming device, a gaming laptop has become popular. And now that an increasing number of them are also looking for a more immersive gaming experience, newer gaming laptops are coming out. Popular gaming laptop maker Razer is introducing an ambitious, if not a unique option for gamers with its Razer Project Valerie laptop.
The Razer Project Valerie laptop may be unlike any other laptop in the market today. It is safe to say that it is on a category of its own. This new gaming laptop has three displays instead of just one. Yes, this gaming laptop is the world’s triple-display laptop. It provides an automated three 4K displays. It provides the visual superiority of a 12K display setup for a more immersive gaming experience. All this in a portable laptop.
The Razer Project Valerie features three 14.3-inch 4K displays, taking advantage of a wider viewing range. This laptop is powered by a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPU and providing users with a 11520 x 2160 native resolution using the three displays. It is also ideal for people looking for a larger screen real estate for their creative projects and other tasks. Each display can work independently or in conjunction with each other, making it quite flexible and versatile as a laptop. The Razer Project Valerie is currently a concept project for Razer, testing the waters to see if there may be a demand for such a laptop. But credit the gaming laptop maker for even thinking up of such an innovation. The Razer Project Valerie laptop has recently been put on display at the CES 2017 held in Las Vegas the previous month.
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Far Infrared Heating Ceramic Bath Ball(0)
With the colder weather experienced during the first several months of the new year, having some warm water for a bath can surely be quite relaxing. You would want to consider a sauna effect on your bath water as you try to relax in the tub. One way you can do that is by using this Far Infrared Heating Ceramic Bath Ball.
The Far Infrared Heating Ceramic Bath Ball is a portable device with a heating element that you can use to warm up your bath water. It works by having a far infrared generator that can create heat. It is encased in a ceramic ball placed inside a non-woven fabric. Users only need to place the ceramic ball into the bath tub water and it will slowly warm up your bath, creating a sauna effect. You can also use it to heat up smaller foot baths as well. The ceramic ball floats and comes with a suction cup for attaching on the side of a bath tub. You can use multiple cases to heat up larger tubs. The Far Infrared Heating Ceramic Bath Ball is available at Japan Trend Shop for $23 each. Be aware that the instructions are written in Japanese but are fairly easy to understand once you use it.
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Take 360-Degree Shots With the Vyu360 Activ Action Camera(0)
It is easier for people today to capture their memorable experiences for sharing with others, even when they are on the go. The new action cameras allow active people to record their experiences in real time. The growing popularity of action cameras has led to better devices coming out with added features to make them stand out, like the new Vyu360 Activ Action Camera.
Vyu360 Activ Action Camera is marketed as the smallest action camera in the market to date. But it also has other features that make it stand out- it can capture 360-degree shots instead of the usual 90 degrees of most action cameras in the market. It features a dual 8MP sensors for Ultra-HD 360-degree videos and images. Its specially engineered panoramic optics allow the camera to take great quality 360-degree shots.
The Vyu360 Activ Action Camera also comes with a protective casing that allows it to function up to 90 feet underwater. It also comes with long lasting 1600 mA rechargeable lithium ion batteries, good for 120 minutes of continuous use, 2GB internal memory and a 32GB Micro SD external memory that can support up to 64GB. The Vyu360 Activ Action Camera is now available at Amazon for $349.
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