Gadgets

Amazon adds loads more branded Dash buttons in UK

Amazon has doubled the total selection of branded Dash buttons available to UK members of its Prime subscription service,...

Oct 18 · 1 min read >

Bento Stack is a bento box for your Apple accessories

The only thing I hate more than schlepping around electronics is schlepping around accessories and dongles for those electronics....

Oct 18 · 1 min read >

Garmin’s Speak brings Alexa into your car for $150

It kinda sounds like voice assistant overkill, but maybe Garmin is onto something: the navigation systems firm’s new Speak...

Oct 18 · 51 sec read >

Robots will touch more tenderly when they wear this sensitive skin

Robots increasingly have to interact with ordinary (that is to say, human-focused) objects and environments, and part of that...

Oct 18 · 1 min read >

Microsoft new Surface Book 2 adds a 15-inch size and gaming-grade graphics

Just when I was losing hope Microsoft would upgrade the Surface Book this year, the company invited a small group...

Oct 17 · 2 min read >

Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL reaffirm Google’s top spot among smartphone cameras

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones are here, and they bring with them sequels to some of...

Oct 17 · 4 min read >

The Populele makes it fun/easy to learn the “devil’s guitar”

As a staunch believer in non-existent superstitions I feel that the ukulele is a very dangerous, sensual instrument that...

Oct 17 · 1 min read >

Two sizes really do fit all with Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have a number of strengths to recommend them, but what makes them...

Oct 17 · 1 min read >

A dormant chip in the Pixel 2 will soon let developers write better camera and AI apps

Here’s a surprise: Google’s Pixel 2 phones include a custom system-on-a-chip (SoC) that’s optimized for image processing — but...

Oct 17 · 1 min read >

Microsoft appeals to power users with the Surface Precision Mouse

Once upon a time, Microsoft had a whole line of gaming hardware under the Sidewinder brand, and while they...

Oct 17 · 1 min read >