TechRadar Phones Editor Gareth Beavis thinks the Samsung Galaxy S8 is the best phone on the market for a number of reasons, but primarily for its stunning display. Gareth says “it makes every other handset on the market look positively antiquated”.
We have an entire collection of electronic gadgets and personalised gift ideas for every kind of man. From RC drones and virtual reality headsets for the big kids, or record players for those who like to remember the way things were. And if all this talk about gadgets is sending you in to a technology tailspin, we even have a range of home massagers to help you relax.
Introducing the Cocoon Tree… Are you looking for a different kind of camping experience? Check out Cocoon trees, which are kind of a wannabe tent. Actually, they are more than tents. They are private spaces where kids’ fantasies come true and where adventures become…
This digital sports watch can easily become the go-to for the sports fanatic in your family. The design is sleek and sporty, everything you would want in an athletic look. Yet, the band is so lightweight, the wearer will hardly notice it is on. Plus, it is waterproof allowing for fun water activities. Furthermore, you can’t beat the price.
This is one of the newest trends in fitness and bodybuilding but also one of the strongest, because this watch allows you to do something that very few other devices can – it tracks your heart rate and the level and intensity of your workout in addition to calculating how many calories are being burned simply by wearing it on your wrist. It is very simple to use, it acts like a simple smartphone, it is easy to recharge on its docking station and it evokes a design that goes well with any look – casual or professional.
A new Samsung C-Lab project called S-Ray lets you to listen to your devices without disturbing others by beaming sound straight into your ears. The company says the technology could be used with a number of different devices including a Bluetooth speaker, a phone cover and a personal neckband. Though the prototype’s audio quality wasn’t stellar, it was impressive to hear music — without headphones — over the tremendous din of Las Vegas.
This is the cap that uses evaporation to keep your head up to F cooler than outside air temperature. Only available from Hammacher Schlemmer, this is the only cap that cools the crown and provides (Cool Gadgets For Dad)
Garmin remains a serious contender in the smartwatch market. The flagship Vivoactive 3 boasts GPS run tracking, optical heart-rate sensors, basic notifications, guided workouts, mobile NFC payments and even packs a proud battery life of up to seven days. It’s durable, customisable and with that kind of battery life you can work out all week without recharging.
When we reviewed the Razer Phone, we were impressed by the screen’s deep blacks. Now we know why it can go so dim: the Razer Phone was secretly designed to play Netflix in HDR. The companies announced that the phone will be the first phone to do so, and with Dolby 5.1 surround sound, too — lest you forget that the Razer Phone is a Dolby-certified device with crazy-loud speakers.
Nanoleaf has unveiled a new square-shaped variation of its light panels. Now you can turn the panels on and off, dim them up and down, or change their color just by tapping on them. Yes, of course, there’s also a music sync microphone and motion sensor capable of lighting the panels up whenever you walk by.
Screen sizes available: 55-inch, 65-inch | Tuner: Freeview Play | 4K: Yes | HDR: Yes (HDR10, Dolby Vision) | Panel technology: OLED | Smart TV: WebOS 3.5 | Curved: No | Dimensions: 1230 x 750 x 217mm (W x H x D) | 3D: No | Inputs: Four HDMIs, three USBs, 2 x RF input, Ethernet port, optical digital audio output, PCMCIA slot, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Ever lay in bed at night with your tablet binge-watching your backlog of shows and movies on Netflix and realize just how uncomfortable it is to have to hold the tablet while you watch? You need a tablet wall mount, and the easiest one to set up is the Koala Tablet Wall Mount Dock by Dockem. It works with virtually all tablets — both iOS and Android devices — and is easily set up in seconds. There are no screws or holes required, as it simply uses damage-free 3M Command adhesive strips for mounting, allowing you to mount it virtually anywhere in your home. Whether you need your tablet in the bedroom, garage, bathroom or kitchen, the Koala Tablet Wall Mount Dock can be placed anywhere. And, it’s cheap enough so that it makes a great gift for her on a budget.
If you need a lightweight pair for the gym then you’re probably better off with a pair of wireless earbuds; or, if you do most of your listening at home and want the best-possible sound quality, then a pair of wired over-ears might be better.
In the 1960s, the East German foreign intelligence service HVA issued this tiny camera, which takes photos of documents and uses a chemical process to shrink the text down so that a block of text appears no bigger than a period. This way agents could hide secret messages in plain sight. Boghardt points to an infamous incident involving microdots: Dusko Popov, a double agent during World War II, gave microdots to the FBI that mentioned German interest in Pearl Harbor. FBI director J. Edgar Hoover didn’t trust Popov, however, so he never passed the information to president Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Some men don’t like a really clean, close shave. For them, having very fine stubbles of facial hair can help preserve the manliness of their look. However, using conventional shavers simply won’t cut it. What is needed is the Philips Norelco OneBlade Beard Trimmer. This is a full hybrid system that works to cut and trim facial hairs up to a certain length to give you the kind of manly, rugged appearance that you’re after. It comes with a dual-sided OneBlade blade that allows for easier styling and very precise edging. What’s more, the blade is actually good for 4 months before you start replacing it.
It doesn’t really matter how old you are, who doesn’t being a gamer?! Video games have come a long way from Super Mario Brothers (although it’s still in our top 5) and so has the sound and interactive playing options, which means you need the ultimate gaming headset, but which one exactly? There are a […]
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