Anker’s PowerCore 104000mAh External Battery Pack is pocket-sized and great for powering your gadgets on-the-go, all for $23.99, today only, originally $31.99. PowerIQ technology delivers the optimum charge to all devices, while two USB ports provide 4.8A of power, enabling you to simultaneously charge any combination of gadgets at full speed. Anker’s MultiProtect safety system ensures complete protection for you and your devices in case of a power surge or should the battery malfunction. Product page. Read more for a full hands-on review and additional information.
Apple AirPods aren’t the lowest-priced wireless earphones, but with some clever engineering, at least one teen managed to make his own pair using wired Apple EarPods. Sam Cashbook, a 15-year-old teen on Reddit, wanted to make his own, so he started watching DIY videos and then bought a hands-free bone conduction headset from eBay for $4. Once he took apart the casing, he desoldered the wires from the original speaker in the headset, and connected the Apple EarPod speaker to the headset’s printed circuit board. Read more for a short video and additional information.
Belkin’s 3-Outlet USB Surge Protector w/Rotating Plug is great for travel or at home, and it’s being offered for just $12.99, today only, originally $19.99. It comes equipped with three protected AC outlets, two protected, powered USB outlets, and a 360° rotating plug design to fit easily into small spaces. Thanks to its compact, durable design, it protects your devices and irreplaceable data from voltage spikes and surges wherever you go. Product page. Read more for another hands-on video review and additional information.
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Brooklyn-based startup Looking Glass Factory specializes in hologram technology and the Looking Glass Pro is their latest creation. Not just a display, this is actually an all-in-one gaming PC designed for visualizing 3D content on its innovative lenticular display. The embedded 4K display renders various views and displays them out as lower-resolution slices so users can see the onscreen content in volumetric 60fps 3D without requiring special glasses. Two caveats: it’ll set you back a hefty $6,000 and it ships in July. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
Anker’s Soundcore Liberty Neo True Wireless Earbuds not only have exceptional clarity, but Graphene drivers offer deep, resonant bass, all for $41.99 shipped after clipping the on-page coupon, today only, originally $59.99. Its graphene-coated drivers are rigid, yet light, producing precision oscillation for superior sound across the entire frequency range. Crystal clarity and a delicately tuned sound signature deliver immersive sound that puts you center stage. Featuring 3.5 hours of playtime from a single charge, and an extra 9 hours in the charging case, you can power a week of commuting and workouts with no cables and no wall chargers. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
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Another day, another dual-screen laptop, and this time, it’s Intel’s “Twin Rivers”. Featuring two 1920×1280 displays that can be used in a traditional convertible mode, which enables users to rotate between laptop and tent modes. Though you can type directly on the bottom screen with a virtual keyboard, Intel also provides an ultra compact Bluetooth keyboard that can be placed on top of the display. Plus, the second display can be used as a digital trackpad for controlling your mouse cursor. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Sleek and stylish, the all-new Gigabyte AERO 15 OLED features a stunning Samsung 4K AMOLED display, complete with a 3mm-thin bezel, all powered by an Intel Core i9-9980HK octa-core CPU, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q GPU, DDR4 2,666MHz RAM as well as an ultra-fast SSD. What sets this OLED panel apart from its competitors is that each one is tuned by X-Rite Pantone before leaving the factory to ensure 100-percent DCI-P3 gamut plus DisplayHDR 400 certification, perfect for video creators in mind. Other features include a speedy UHS-II SD card slot for up to 300MB/s transfer speeds, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, an RJ-45 LAN port for networking, three USB 3.1 Gen1 ports, two USB-C ports, an HDMI 2.0 socket and a headphone jack. Read more for a hands-on video, additional pictures and information.
California-based Rungu has just unveiled a pedal-assist version of its three-wheeled Juggernaut ‘Fat Bike’, which comes equipped with large, soft tires – two in front – making it perfect for traversing rough terrain. This bike is powered by a 1,000-watt Bafang M610 mid-drive unit and boasts both throttle and pedal-assist modes, mated to a down-tube-mounted 52v/15ah battery pack, good for 85km in pedal-assist mode, or 29km when using the throttle. Power is sent to the 26 x 4.8-inch tires via a Shimano Deore 10-speed 11-36t drivetrain, while Tektro 180-mm hydraulic disc brakes offer maximum stopping power. Read more for a first ride video, additional pictures and information.
ZTE’s Axon M Z999 may not be the sleekest dual-screen smartphone, but for those seeking an unlocked backup device, this may be it, and all for $127.99 shipped, today only, originally $725. Featuring dual 5.2” Gorilla Glass Gen 5 displays with 3 Modes (Dual, Extended & Mirror), a 2.15 GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon Integrated Qualcomm ARMv8 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage (expandable up to 256GB via MicroSD), 20-megapixel camera, and Android 7.1.2 (Nougat). Product page. Read more for another hands-on video and additional information
Apple today revealed new iPod Touch models with enhancements to power, capability and communication. It’s now powered by the Apple-designed A10 Fusion chip (iPhone 7), which improves game performance, and for the first time on an iPod, immersive augmented reality (AR) experiences and Group FaceTime. There’s also a new 256GB ($399) storage capacity model, alongside the 32GB ($199) and 128GB ($299) offerings. “We’re making the most affordable iOS device even better with performance that is twice as fast as before, Group FaceTime and augmented reality starting at just $199,” said Greg Joswiak, Apple’s vice president of Product Marketing. Read more for a video explaining some of the new features and additional information.