After months of leaks and teasers, Nintendo finally took the wraps off the Switch this week at a pair of events in Tokyo and New York. The upcoming console features a dockable tablet and two detachable “Joy-Con” controllers. The system is convertible and can be played in a variety of different configurations at home or on the go. At launch, Nintendo will have two games available for the Switch, including a new Zelda title.
Gadget reviewer Doug Aamoth has few regrets in life. One of them is attempting to fix a Logitech G700 mouse where the left mouse button periodically double clicks when he means it to single click. Watch him swear and pout his way through hours of unusable footage that gets edited down to a disappointing pile of nonsense.
Paul Thurrott discusses the best of what he says at CES this year including the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, LG Gram, Dell Precision 5720 All-In-One, HP Sprout Pro, and Lenovo Miix 720. Paul also talks about his experience at CES and whether Intel will ever catch up to Qualcomm in the mobile market.
Ep47: Nitin Sood - Co-founder of Happy Shappy on creating an online platform to make Indian weddings a little bit easier!
Are you planning your Big Fat Indian Wedding this year! Well In this week’s episode I chat to Nitin Sood. Co-founder of Happy Shappy. Based in Delhi, Happy Shappy is a one stop shop for all things for Indian weddings. Since launching last year they are doing really well. As a first time founder Nitin shares his rollercoaster journey so far We talk about what inspired him to start this journey, his previous life in Washington D.C. The vision of the company, plans for the future, and he also shares his top tips on how you can plan your wedding! Very important stuff and much more … please enjoy the show!
This week both parts of the Sci-Fi author James S.A. Corey - Ty Franck and Daniel Abraham - join Adam to talk about 'the Expanse' series. Six books (and one TV series - soon to be joined by a second season) that span the Solar System and beyond.
Razer says Project Valerie is the world’s first portable laptop with three built-in monitors. Each of its 17.3-inch 4K IGZO displays includes NVIDIA G-SYNC tech for smooth framerates, as well as 180-degree NVIDIA Surround View gaming. Ingrid Lunden met up with Razer CEO, Min-Liang Tang, at their booth at CES to talk about Project Valerie and what's next for the gaming hardware company.
The ZBoard 2 is the only electric skateboard on the market with no hand controller.
Fevzi Turkalp from GadgetDetective.com answers 5Live listeners’ technology questions From smartphones & tablets, to dealing with malware & protecting your privacy, our resident expert, Fevzi Turkalp has all the tech advice you need to choose the best tech for your needs & keep your existing gadgets running smoothly. In this week’s tech phone-in, Fevzi advises listeners on… •Choosing a suitable hard drive for making back-ups •When you should consider replacing a computer’s hard drive •Messaging apps and the privacy considerations of using them •Free, compatible, alternatives to using Microsoft Office •How to stop Windows 10 from entering sleep mode •How to help children stay safe online •Upgrading a gaming PC •Choosing a suitable indoor TV antennas The Tech phone-in is broadcast live on BBC Radio 5Live on the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month, from 2am to 3am. You can follow Fevzi on Twitter @GadgetDetective
Ossic's immersive headphones allow you to accurately hear audio in 3D. Lucas Matney met with the co-founder to learn more about how the product works.
The Hello Egg! is a smart kitchen assistant that will teach you to cook.
Fossil-owner fitness tracking company Misfit has announced the Vapor. The $199 wearable feature a bezel based control scheme surrounding a 1.39 inch touchscreen display. It will be arriving later this year.
Today at CES, Samsung announced two new takes on the Chromebook line. Built in partnership with Google, the Chromebook Plus and Pro are designed to extend the line’s appeal beyond education. Samsung also returned to the world of gaming PCs with the Notebook Odyssey.
UVify’s Draco racing drone hits speeds up to 100 miles an hour. The product represents an emergent market for the technology – drone racers looking for a product that’s ready to fly, right off the shelf. And indeed, the company’s offering up a full package, including the drone, controller, FPV visor and even some tools all bundled in a backpack, akin to what DJI and GoPro have put together for their respective folding drones.
Motiv's titanium-encased wearable can do a lot. It tracks sleep and fitness, including steps, calories and distance. It also somehow manages to pack in an optical heart rate sensor, all while boasting a battery life of three to five days on a charge. The ring is waterproof up to 50 meters, so you can take it swimming and just go about your day and generally forget about it.
Andrew Zarian and Paul Thurrott take a look back at their tech predictions from last year. How many of their predictions were accurate? Andrew and Paul also discuss tech in the new year. Will Samsung be able to recover from the Galaxy Note 7 blunder and will Apple continue to struggle? The guys also discuss Google, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Nintendo and more.
Kayako isn’t a new company — the bootstrapped business been around for sixteen years — but it does have an interesting story. With just under a hundred employees, Kayako has never taken outside funding. It has offices in three countries, is profitable, and continues to grow. TechCrunch visited their London headquarters to chat with founder and CEO, Varun Shoor, to hear about Kayako’s history and his unconventional path to success.
Gadget reviewer Doug Aamoth comes away relatively impressed with the performance of the $11 "Aptoco Beard Catcher Beard ApronTrim Your Beard In Minutes Without The Mess And Stop Clogging Your Sink" and VERY impressed by the marketing team that named the product.
Gadget reviewer Doug Aamoth hates having to type "soda" instead of "pop" since he's from Minnesota, and we say "pop" there. He's also prone to slipping in and out of the third person haphazardly. On a hot day in the big city, Doug takes the $13 Simple Shower portable camping shower for a spin.
Gadget reviewer Doug Aamoth owns tens of dollars worth of video equipment and prime airtime thanks to TechCrunch, which in turn makes him an expert in just about everything. In this video, Aamoth haphazardly dismisses 85% of voice control as "gimmicky and dumb" but shares his 13 favorite OK Google voice commands.