Today in Gear we check out 12 Years A Slave, Lance Armstrong’s deception, a speaker that listens to you, Lexus’s newest sports car and more.
If your Christmas tree had peripherals
We live in a world dominated by technology, and a lot of it is pretty expensive. People save for the big items and often overlook the small; that’s where stocking stuffers come in handy (they’re the stop-and-smell-the-roses of the gifting world). The best news: because tech is so very ubiquitous — if not necessary — these days, a giftee needn’t be a major computer nerd to appreciate these tech gifts under $100.
Wahoo RFLKT Bike Computer iPhones are terrific for on-the-go micro-computing, what with the multitude of apps and the fly interface. But even the ubiquitous multitouch Apple treasure can get unwieldy — on a bike, say. The Wahoo Fitness device runs on a coin battery, pairs with iPhones via Bluetooth and the Wahoo Fitness app, and…
Chargers without borders
During his 2011 WWDC keynote address, Steve Jobs, introducing the latest round of Cupertino gold, said over and over “It just works”, which is a pretty fair summation of what makes Apple products Apple products. But the problem with electronics, Apple or not, is they only work if they have power (your move, Tim Cook)….
The third rule of Roadgo Dynamics dictates that the more gadgets you own, the more power cables you’re saddled with when it’s time to travel. Upon your arrival, finding enough available wall outlets is then about as easy as telling your better half she’s gained weight. The fine mac accessory makers at Twelve South have…
Working off a laptop is fast becoming the de facto for many computer users. Portability, power, and price have reached the point where even power nuts have some sort of portable option. Problem is, when you’re working at a desk on a large screen monitor like we do at the GP offices, a laptop suddenly…