Gadgets

Hush wants to help silence your ears…smartly

Hush Smart EarplugsWe have all seen the many wireless earbuds and headphones that are circulating Kickstarter. But what about earplugs? With Hush, you can now disconnect yourself from the noise around you, the smart way.

These earplugs are a combination of wireless technology, sound cancellation technology, and good old fashioned foam. It molds to the inside of your ear to fit the canal comfortably, while blocking out as much noise as possible. The curved exterior makes it easy to pull them out without digging, and the padding keeps it from pressing harshly into the ear itself.

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Gizmodo finally gets to the bottom of the Magic Leap mystery

Magic Leap MisteryAfter months of intensive speculation, some information has finally come around about the mysterious company Magic Leap, and exactly what it is they intend to produce. The answer is pretty incredible.

Magic Leap first hit the technology news world when word came of a huge capital raise seemingly out of nowhere. The company was able to secure $542 million in funding, based on a concept no one had any clear ideas about. What were they going to do with that money? Why were investors so interested?

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Nokia releases new N1 tablet running Android and Z Launcher

  • 19/11/2014 at 15:44 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Nokia N1 TabletNokia has announced their first tablet following the Microsoft acquisition, the N1. It is an Android based tablet that boasts several features, including the intuitive Z Launcher, giving users a faster way to get to their most used applications.

The N1 is relying pretty heavily on the Z Launcher as its selling point. For those who don’t know, this interface allows users to scribble a letter or two, and it will bring up suggestions for apps. Over time, it will take into account how often you use certain apps to ascertain which are the most popular, and also the time of day you are most likely to use them. The suggestions will be tailored accordingly, to give users quick access to their applications.

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Intel and Open Ceremony collaborate on MICA, a new kind of wearable technology aimed at fashion

  • 18/11/2014 at 16:52 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Inte Open Ceremony MicaIntel has announced the end product of an interest collaboration with Open Ceremony, to create a wearable communication device that doubles as a fashion accessory. It is MICA, and it is debuting this week.

If Apple was aimed at people wanting an all-inclusive smartwatch, and FitBit is aimed at people who are obsessed with fitness, MICA is for people obsessed with fashion.

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Point crowdfunding project wants to handle your home security

Point Home SecurityA new Kickstarter project is offering another addition to the line of new smarthouse security projects. But this one is for those who find the others, with their access to cameras, constant updates and monitoring, to be too invasive.

Point works by sitting idly in your home, and just working in the background. There are no daily notifications, unless there is a problem. Otherwise, you can look at a timeline of any events or environment changes in your home at your leisure through the smartphone app.

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Keecker’s HomePod Kickstarter campaign aims to bring projected screens to every home

  • 02/11/2014 at 22:49 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Keecker HomePod Projected ScreenA new Kickstarter campaign has introduced the world to Keecker, a wireless entertainment device that creates an interactive, projected screen and mobile media center.

This isn’t the projected screen ideas that you are seeing from other companies. This is an actual computer, one that was designed entirely with home entertainment use in mind. Instead of a screen, it creates one. Or it allows users to project sound instead, offering mobile music in surround sound. In addition, you can play games, make video calls, create home decoration, and browse the web.

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Microsoft Band is the latest to jump into the fitness tracker craze

Microsoft Band Fitness TrackerJust a couple of days after Fitbit showed off their latest three gadgets, Microsoft has thrown themselves into the ring with their own. The Microsoft Brand is a fitness tracker/smart watch style combo that the company is calling a “smartband”.

Not only is this a fitness band and watch, but it is also connected to a new service called Microsoft Health. Together, they make up a new attempt by the company to push their way into the ever increasing fitness niche that has become a core part of consumer electronics in the past couple of years.

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