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Apple announced a few new items yesterday including the iPad Pro, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, and a totally redesigned Apple TV. The new unit is called “The New Apple TV”. Really? Apple, if you are listening, clear out the old model and just call the new one “Apple TV”. Things are starting to get confusing over there. I digress. The new Apple TV is a pretty large leap for an already good product. You now get a new remote with a glass touchpad, integrated Siri voice control, 6-buttons (no more left, right, up, down),...

The latest Router to hit the market from Asus is the RT-AC5300. And while it may look like they spent too much time trying to make the router look like a crazy land-mine or DND portal it is actually packed full of modern technology. In fact, the Asus RT-AC5300 claims to be the world’s fastest Wi-Fi router. The RT-AC5300 ($TBD) is a ti-band wireless router powered by a Broadcom NitroQAM chip and offers up 1000Mbit/s on the 2.4GHz band, 2167Mbit/s on two 5GHz bands. Users can expect some low-latency gaming and ultra-fast HD video...

Whether you want to invent some new gadgets with out having to build every single module or are just trying to mod an existing household item Littlebits is worth a look. I recommend starting off with a littleBits Electronics Deluxe Kit ($199). That is a pretty good base to get playing and building. From there, you can add an endless array of specialized modules. The cool part is that they magnetically connect...

Microsoft has basically taken sharing a bit too far. Windows 10 comes defaulted with a scary and stupid feature that shares your WiFi passwords (encrypted) with your Outlook.com, Skype, and Facebook contacts. Not sure how this one made it from a board meeting to reality. Yikes. “Give and get Internet access without seeing shared passwords. You’ll get connected to Wi’Fi networks your contacts share, and they’ll get connected to networks you share.” Imagine that. A “Facebook” friend now has your...

The new MacBook is a leap forward but has some folks concerned about the lack of ports. In fact, there is just one port on the MacBook in the form of  USB-C. As expected docks are popping up left and right to fill this void. The HydraDock (currently on KickStarter) is adding 11-ports to the new Apple MacBook. Read on for details. ...

If you happen to be getting an Apple Watch and are using Microsofts PowerPoint  for your next presentation, then you should upgrade to Keynote. Just kidding, PowerPoint is great and just got a bit cooler now that you can control your slides with your Apple Watch. The PowerPoint/Apple Watch integration allows for starting presentations, tracking the progress, and moving between slides. ...

There are so many home monitoring camera options available today, each with their own plusses and minuses. My hope is that the DropCam Pro ($199) could be my goto camera system for the home and small office. Read on for the DropCam Pro review to see if it hits the mark. ...

SkyBell is a smart video doorbell that allows users to see, hear, and talk with who is at your door. The SkyBell is relatively easy to install (video of the installation after the break) and connects to your wireless network. Once connected you download the iOS or Android application and will be alerted when anyone pushes your doorbell regardless of where you are. Imagine being able to answer the doorbell,...

At first glance it is easy to dismiss a 300Mbps wireless N router as garbage when it has a $19.99 price tag.  Luckily for the consumers the TP-LINK TL-WR841N N300 Wireless N Router is a great little router.  Read on for the TL-WR841N review. ...

Sony has posted a few twitter posts like the one above with the hashtag #MAE13 which is the official tag for Mobile Asia Expo which takes place next week in Shanghai.  These cryptic twitter posts lead one to believe Sony will be announcing a new SmartWatch next week. ...