Gadgets

Bluesmart is a smart, connected suitcase

Bluesmart is seeking funding via InideGoGo and is claiming to be the world’s first smart and connected suitcase. So far it’s about 60% towards its funding goal. It’s waterproof, has a built-in battery to charge your devices and has GPS which allows you to track its location. They claim it solves many of the problems a modern traveller faces.

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Anonabox suspended on Kickstarter

Kickstarter has suspended the Anonabox, the router that sends traffic via TOR to protect user privacy and anonymity that we discussed here. It has been suspended because it mislead backers into thinking that it built and designed its own custom hardware.

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Apple announces 5K iMac

At the October 16th Mac and IPad even, Apple unveiled the new Retina 5K iMac with the world’s highest resolution display, and some of the fastest hardware ever to be found in their ever-popular PC.

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Apple unveils iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3

Today at the Apple iPad and Mac event Apple unveiled successors to the iPad Air and the iPad Mini 2. They come with a slew of improvements and now they also come with touch ID. Other announcements include iOS 8.1, new Macs, and the release of OS X Yosemite.

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Google announces 3 new Nexus devices

Today, Google announced three new Nexus devices: the Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Nexus Player. The Nexus 6 is a Motorola-made 5.9 inch device with a Quad HD display. It’s essentially a blown up Moto X (second generation). The Nexus 9 is a HTC made tablet with an 8.9 inch display and comes in black, white and gold/champagne. The final …

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Anonabox will anonymise your all your online activities

Anonabox uses open-source software and the TOR network in an attempt to anonymise your Internet usage. It promises to encrypt and make all your Internet usage anonymous, hiding your activity from your ISP, local government and anybody else who may be trying to snoop. This is perfect for countries where Internet access is restricted and censored allowing citizens to bypass government …

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Oppo teases the N3, we don’t know where the N2 went

Today Oppo Teases the N3, we’re not quite sure what happened to the N2 but there we go. They took to Google+ to show the back, top half of the device. It appears it has the tilting camera, like the N1 and seems to take design cues from Samsung. It features faux leather (yikes!) but as far as we can …

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PlexiDrone wants to reinvent the drone in a snap

PlexiDrone is a super-portable drone currently seeking funding via IndieGoGo, and is the creation of a company called DreamQii. DreamQii are attempting to reinvent the drone, in a snap. The PlexiDrone can be disassembled and fits entirely into a hard shell backpack, making it portable enough to bring with you anywhere, as opposed to the large cases required for other …

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Lenovo announces tablet with built in projector

Lenovo’s new YOGA tablet is a 13 inch media powerhouse complete with sub-woofer, built in projector and a QHD screen it’s the ultimate portable entertainment device. According to Lenovo, their new tablet can project displays up to 50 inches on any wall or ceiling. I’ve personally found personal projectors to be washed out, and not the best way to enjoy …

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HTC launches ruggedised periscope camera RE

Let’s face it, HTC is a great company and they make some of the most well-designed products in the industry, however it seems like it’s not enough. HTC is struggling with falling profits and key people defecting to other companies. However at HTC’s double exposure event yesterday they announced an interesting new product called the HTC RE.

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