Welcome to Wednesday! It’s almost April, and in the U.S. that means one crucial thing: Cadbury Eggs are back. True story: I didn’t like Cadbury Eggs until I was an adult because I never managed to get a gooey one. They were always hard. But I finally gave them another shot, got lucky with a gooey egg, and the rest is history. I’m telling you all this to lead up to this bit: This year, the official Cadbury Bunny is Betty … the toad. No seriously. But you know what? Betty looks good in those bunny ears.
And on to topics closer to home. We love smart homes, and we love gadgets. But you know what room often goes ignored when it comes to tech upgrades? The bedroom. Sure, it’s the place you sleep, but that’s all the more reason to consider a few tech upgrades like a fancy bed or a nightstand lamp that charges your phone. Don’t worry, family; our top story put together the best tech for your bedroom in one handy place.
If your kid is a shutterbug, VTECH’s new Instant Camera will save you money on film.
When you think about bringing technology into your home or building out your own smart home, the bedroom is one of the rooms that tends to get overlooked. However, with smart gadgets like speakers, displays, bulbs, and mattresses, there are plenty of ways to make your bedroom a more comfortable and functional room. Read More »
Slack is rolling out the long-awaited Slack Connect, which promises to make communication between companies, partners, and clients more streamlined. Additionally, Slack Connect allows other Slack users to send you a direct message just by sending an invitation. You can chat with clients or friends at other companies, but it might also open the door for spammers. Read More »
It looks like 2021 will be the year of advanced phone displays. A new Apple leak provides strong evidence that the iPhone 13 will feature a 120Hz LTPO display with adaptive refresh rate technology, plus a smaller Face ID notch. If true, this will be the iPhone’s first major display upgrade since Apple stuck an OLED display in 2017’s iPhone X. Read More »
If you’ve ever dealt with a punctured bike tire, it was likely a frustrating experience that ended a good ride. Smart, a new startup company, thinks it has a solution thanks to some NASA-inspired tech. Its new bike tires look like chainmail and don’t require air. But we have lots of questions. Read More »
An artificial intelligence researcher, Jagadish K. Mahendran, and his team at the University of Georgia just designed a voice-activated AI-powered backpack that’ll help the visually-impaired navigate walking on streets and better perceive the world at large. The setup relies on a 4K camera, a computing unit, and a Bluetooth-enabled earphone to help the user navigate obstacles in real time. Read More »
The AUKEY Table Lamp provides a new take on small table lamps. Its modern design makes it a terrific option for lighting up bedrooms, home offices, and living rooms. Its 360-degree Touch Control Base lets you fully control it with a simple tap or two, no matter whether you’re turning it on or off, adjusting the color and brightness, or changing the light mode. There’s even an auto-cycle setting that’ll move through each of the colors on its own. It’s perfect for creating a relaxing vibe in your room, or making your house party a little more exciting.
Theater launches have been a rocky event since the beginning of the pandemic. Movies like Soul, Mulan, and Artemis Fowl have jumped straight to streaming services, some with extra fees involved. Black Widow is now following suit on July 9th, but it’s not skipping theaters. Read More »
Instant cameras are a dime a dozen these days, but film for Fujifilm and Polaroid cameras costs about a dollar each. It doesn’t help that kids, who love the novelty of instant cameras, are a bit trigger-happy with their photos. But VTech’s new instant camera, the KidiZoom PrintCam, is here to save you from bankruptcy with film that costs just a penny each. Read More »
If you’ve been dreaming of a way to make your Fire TV setup a little easier to use, you’re in luck: Amazon’s newest Fire TV remote is now up for pre-order! The third-generation remote is a terrific upgrade from previous iterations, as it now provides four colorful dedicated app shortcut buttons for popular video streaming services. Read More »
If you access certain websites regularly, you can turn them into native Windows 10 apps. This lets you use your sites as if they were normal apps. You can use Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge to create these apps, and we’ll show you how. Read More »
Bored with your at-home exercise routine? If just lifting weights or running on the treadmill has you feeling like you’re in a fitness rut, these 12 apps will help you take your routine to the next level. Read More »