SanDisk’s new 512GB SD card is a dream come true for 4K film buffs

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SanDisk is introducing the “world’s highest capacity SDXC card” with the new 512GB SanDisk Extreme PRO SDHC/SDXC UHS-I Memory Card. Designed for photography professionals or anyone who needs a large amount of SD storage for 4K/HD footage and images, SanDisk says the pro model cards are its “most powerful, highest capacity UHS-I SD memory cards” to date.

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Keep tabs on your vehicle’s tires with these Bluetooth sensors


Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) are not exactly a new thing in the automotive world. They have long been a part of modern cars, constantly monitoring whether or not you have enough air in the tires. James Lim of FOBO Tire and his group of developers are combining the latest in wireless technology with a simple piece of equipment that will fit on nearly any car in the world.

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Nintendo introduces nostalgic new NES look for 3DS XL handheld

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Nintendo just recently introduced us to the new 3DS handhelds which come with a host of new additions like a second analog stick, new shoulder buttons and replaceable face plates. And now the company has unveiled a series of new themed 3DS consoles including two Super Smash Bros. variations (red and blue), a blue Persona Q version and one that is sure to strike a nostalgic chord in many of us:

The new NES Edition Nintendo 3DS XL handheld boasts a nostalgic look to anyone familiar with the roots of Nintendo’s home gaming consoles. The hardware itself is designed to look like an old school NES controller on the exterior with matching D-pad and face buttons inside. Nintendo has also created a special edition box for the classic 3DS in the style of the original NES console, look-alike RCA inputs and all.

The GameStop exclusive NES Edition Nintendo 3DS XL will release Oct. 10 at a suggested retail price of $199.99, and is already availble for pre order at GameStop.

The red and blue Smash Bros. version, which is adorned by a number of the upcoming game’s characters, will launch Sept. 19th nationwide in preparation for the October 3rd launch date of Super Smash Bros. The Persona Q edition will come available around November 25th in honor of the launch of Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth. Both models are currently available for pre-order at Best Buy and hold a suggested retail price of $199.99.

Palate takes on George Forman with its new Smart Grill


With the rapid advancements in home automation, you knew that it was only a matter of time before you could cook your steak from your iPad. We’ve already covered how to place your homemade espresso order from your couch, now Palate is coming onto the scene with the new Smart Grill. While there are a number of countertop grills already on the market place, it’s the unique feature cooking style of the Palate Smart Grill that sets it apart.

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TiVo announces largest (and most expensive) consumer DVR ever made


Today, TiVo has announced the latest addition to its popular line of home DVRs, you might just have a hard time finding a place to put it. With over 24TB of storage, the TiVo Mega is the largest consumer DVR ever made with enough room to store 26,000 hours of SD recordings or roughly three years of your life. If HD is your format of choice, you’re looking at about 4,000 hours of programming. Oh yeah, it’s also designed to be rack mounted.

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Brew a customized cup of coffee from your iPad with Philips’ limited edition espresso machine

There’s been an exhausting amount of connected home products at IFA this year, but the Philips Saeco GranBaristo Avanti managed to stand out from the bunch.

Keeping tabs on your home’s air quality is important, but we think being able to make a strong cup of joe without leaving your bed is also a must have for any connected home. Philips showed a concept of the Saeco GranBaristo Avanti last year at IFA, but now their back and ready to bring “the world’s first connected, full automatic espresso machine for home use” into the spotlight…

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IFA Roundup: Wacom iPad styluses, Harman Kardon Omni wireless home speaker system, Sphero Ollie, more

It may feel like the tech world has been put on pause until Apple’s special event next week, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Some of the biggest consumer electronics companies in the world are announcing amazing products at the IFA convention in Berlin, Germany.

Instead of singling one product out today for our New Toy of the Day, we’re going to take a look at some of our favorite new products from Wacom, Jabra, Harman Kardon, and others that were recently announced at IFA… Read more

Synology’s latest DiskStation is its most affordable NAS at just $130


Synology has expanded our favorite network-attached-storage (NAS) lineup with its new DS115j DiskStation.

It may be geared towards small office and home users, but this single-bay NAS is still full-featured and runs the same version of DiskStation Manager (DSM) as the rest of the DiskStation boxes. And this is key because DSM is what truly sets Synology apart from its competition.

Use the DS115j to backup backup all of your devices, stream media, sync data across devices, backup data from your public cloud accounts (DropBox, Google Drive), and so much more. It supports drives up to 5TB from any manufacturer and up to 6TB from the Western Digital NAS-optimized Red lineup.

The DS115j is currently available from Synology and should hit Amazon shortly at the MSRP of $129.99.


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Western Digital introduces 2TB Wireless portable drives with SD Card slot, 6hr battery starting at $200

wd-passport-inlineWestern Digital is now joining the ranks of LaCie, Seagate and others with the introduction of the WD MY Passport Wireless. This portable hard drive (that’s only a bit bigger than a deck of cards) can connect to up to eight different devices at the same time via Wi-Fi, letting you stream your videos and music to portable devices wherever you go. There’s no cloud-based access to your files, so you’ll need to have it with you in order to use it.

It’s equipped with dual-antenna that can transfer up to 80 megabits per second, and the drive’s battery can last for six hours of continuous streaming. It works with PCs and Macs, but it’s actually meant to be used by your smartphones and tablets. You can transfer files back and forth, automatically back up photos and videos and play back large media files. Read more

Bose welcomes a new member to its family with the QuietComfort 25 Noise Cancelling headphones


Looking to expand on their already popular line of headphones, today Bose has introduced the QuietComfort 25 Acoustic Noise Cancelling headphones. Building on a legendary foundation of quality sound and technology, the QuietComfort 25 brings a new look and structural design. But it is the attention to all the details in your music that has Bose singing the praises of its latest release.

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Pioneer announces its new compact iOS/Mac WeGO3 DJ controller


Today, Pioneer announced the latest edition to its affordable WeGO DJ controller line. The new WeGO3 is an “ultra compact” controller designed to make DJing approachable with support for all the popular DJ apps on iOS and Mac right out of the box.

Along with a quick demonstration video of the new WeGO3 in action, head below to find out more about what it has to offer including some interesting iPhone/iPad features with the included Lightning cable:  Read more