Devices

infiniWing LandingZone DOCK for Apple MacBook Pro (Retina) Coming In December with Refined Design

InfiniWing, Inc., maker of the much–lauded LandingZone line of slim docking stations for Apple’s diminutive MacBook Air portable computers, is set to deliver an all–new dock in December — this one for Apple’s larger MacBook Pro portable computers. The forthcoming LandingZone DOCK for MacBook Pro with Retina display will offer many of the same features […]

Bose Launches SoundTouch Whole–Home Audio Systems

Audio–video equipment maker Bose Corp. has launched three new sound systems with a new Wi–Fi–based whole–home audio networking technology it calls SoundTouch, aiming to satisfy customers who are interested in installing multi–room audio systems without complication. In addition, beginning in December the company is planning to expand its SoundTouch offerings with a new version of […]

Review: Braun CoolTec — World’s First Men’s Electric Shaver with a Built–In Active Thermo–Electric Chiller

An electric shaver is neater to use than a razor blade and shaving foam, and the fact that its blades are hidden behind a foil may also make it less irritating to the skin than a razor. But like any powered device, shavers also generate heat — and, with repeated strokes, that heat can be […]

Feature: How To Print Wirelessly From a Smartphone or Tablet, Using the Printer You Already Have

While PC sales are declining precipitously, sales of smartphones are climbing rapidly. This year for the first time, more smartphones will be sold worldwide than old–fashioned cellphones (known in the industry as “feature phones”). At the same time, the mythological paper–free society — in which electronic files replaced printed documents and photos — has never […]

Etón Launches ZoneGuard Weather Alert Clock Radio Featuring LED Light Bar for Warnings, Watches and Advisories

In the midst of severe storms like Hurricane Sandy, when electricity is lost, a battery powered radio is one of the most critical emergency supplies. It’s with this in mind that the American Red Cross in 2006 partnered with radio maker Etón Corp. of Palo Alto, Calif., to deliver a range of co–branded radios fit […]

Review: Livescribe’s Sky Smartpen with Wi–Fi Syncing

Nearly six years ago, a startup company named Livescribe set out to transform old-fashioned pen–and–paper note–taking by appending written words with spoken words. Its then–new Pulse “smartpen” could see, hear and record both whatever was scrawled onto a page and any sounds that were audible at the same time, using a tiny camera and microphone […]