Palette puts Adobe’s Creative Suite in the palm of your hands with its new modular control surface

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The inputs on our computers haven’t changed too much over the years. Basically a mouse and keyboard have dominated our interactions with desktops and laptops alike over the last 25 years. There have been varying degrees of new products that have included ergonomic designs or dials that handle one specific input. Now, a new company called Palette is releasing a customizable modular kit with support for the full Adobe Creative Suite, MIDI and even a joystick for your games.  Read more

Ubisoft unveils the debut trailer for its new Rayman Adventures mobile game

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Update (7/7 3:15pm): Ubisoft has now launched the official site for the new game, along with some new details and screenshots you’ll find below:

Ubisoft just announced a brand new Rayman game coming to mobile. The trailer below shows of the new title’s impressive (console looking) visuals and what appears to be a full-on adventure platformer. The mobile Rayman games, as stellar as they are, have generally remained in the realm of the endless runner, but it looks as though Ubi might be attempting to bring a more console-like Rayman experience to mobile for the first time: Read more

Review: JBL’s new Charge 2+ and Clip+ deliver big sound in a portable Bluetooth package designed for outdoor activity

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The Bluetooth speaker market is flooded, filled with options that promise “room-filling sound” or an ultra portable design that can still bring the noise. The reality is, often times those pledges are not fulfilled, leaving us with another speaker in the closet.

JBL’s latest releases, the Charge 2+ and Clip+, are both portable and splashproof Bluetooth speakers that also promise big sound in a small design. Over the last month, I’ve spent some time with both models and after a big July 4th weekend by the water, I’m ready to deliver a verdict. Read more

Samsung takes the wraps off a pair of monstrous 2TB internal solid-state drives

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Samsung today has announced that it will be adding a 2TB option to its 850 EVO and PRO 2.5-inch internal solid-state drive offerings. Previously, the largest sized capacity was 1TB for both models, which have been on the market since last year. These new models will ship with a hefty price tag to match the larger storage capacity. Read more

Mega Man series creator takes another blue bomber inspired game to Kickstarter

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Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune is heading back to Kickstarter with another blue bomber spin-off. After taking Mighty No. 9 through a successful funding campaign, and now an expected launch this September, Inafune’s Comcept development team is now looking to create another Mega Man inspired title known as Red Ash: The Indelible Legend: Read more

Sony introduces three new large Bluetooth and AirPlay compatible speakers with price tags to match

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After releasing a new Bluetooth-enabled LED lightbulb last month, Sony is back again today with details on new wireless speaker options for your home. As a follow-up to Sony’s highly-rated previous generation models, these new speakers have a simple and unobtrusive design. However, it’s the price tag and amount of power that really make them stand out.  Read more

Readdle launches Scanner Pro 6 for iOS w/ updated features & release day pricing: $3 (Reg. $6)

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Today, popular productivity app developer Readdle has launched Scanner Pro 6. While we have seen the app drop down to free previous to being updated to the latest version this morning, Scanner Pro 6 is currently available for 50% off for a limited time. You can download the scanner app for $2.99 to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, but it will shoot back up to $5.99 once the limited release pricing period ends, which could be as early as tomorrow.

Even better, Readdle says the existing 7 million Scanner Pro customers will get the update for free. Head below to find out what made it the number 1 app in 20 countries and what version 6.0 brings to the table: Read more

Garmin’s Varia radar and lights system alert bicyclists of approaching traffic

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Bicycling is a great activity for getting into shape but it does require a constant awareness of what is going on around you. Serious cyclists have often opted for country roads where there is less traffic and more hills to climb. The downfall is that there typically is not paths or wide shoulders on the road, which means bikes and cars are sharing the same space.

Garmin is setting out to enhance the safety of riders with a new radar system that detects approaching vehicles from the rear. The Varia Rearview Bike Radar and Smart Lights system puts riders in a safer position by alerting both riders and approaching traffic that they will be closing in on each other. Read more

PIQ uses multiple sensors and a clever design to paint a clearer picture of your golf game

Golf sensors are by no means a new addition to the world of sporting goods. We’ve seen other models that offer smartphone connected tracking in a variety of ways. Today, a new option is entering the fray that attempts to paint a clear picture of your game.

The PIQ golf sensor blends Bluetooth, GPS, motion sensors and NFC together with the idea of providing more data than has been offered before. It’s an improved design in comparison to the competition with 18 tags that use NFC to identify individual clubs when you take them out of the bag. But it’s all of the data that it collects that really makes PIQ a stand out.  Read more

Yirego’s Drumi powerless washing machine gives urbanites and outdoorsmen a unique alternative

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Washing your clothes is a chore. Especially, if you don’t have your own laundry setup at home or live in a small apartment. Sure there are some compact traditional washer and dryers, but ultimately they still require space and energy that some aren’t willing to compromise for.

Enter Yirego’s Drumi. The no-electricity washing machine that is compact, made of recyclable materials and lets you skip the public laundromats. Which is good news, because you never know what has been in the machine before you.  Read more

Frigidaire launches its very first iOS/Android connected smart home air conditioner

Frigidaire-Cool Connect Air Conditioner-new-01There is a wide selection of home window air conditioners available on the market, including some with smart functionality. Our experience indicates the Frigidaire options are among the best, and today they just got a whole lot better. The new Cool Connect Air Conditioner comes with everything you would expect from a typical home unit, but packs in a number of interesting features when it gets connected with the companion mobile apps: Read more