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Ring unveils its own solar panel for powering its Stick Up Cam security camera

Ring, the company behind a connected doorbell and the Stick Up Cam, has debuted a new product, the Ring Solar Panel. First debuting at CES 2016, the Stick Up Cam can be placed practically anywhere, and the Ring Solar Panel lets you power the camera wherever it ends up.

Like the Stick Up Cam, the solar panel can be mounted nearly anywhere, and comes with its own mounting bracket. You can tilt the panel up  [Read More…]

Nextbook Ares 11a Android 2-in-1 tablet set to ring in at just $220

Nextbook, the manufacturer of various budget Android and Windows tablets, will be expanding its lineup at CES 2016 with the Ares 11a. This will be a 2-in-1 tablet, featuring a full-size detachable keyboard. The tablet itself features an 11.6-inch display, and will run Android 5.1 out of the box. Inside, you’ll find a quad-core Intel Atom X5-Z8300 processor that is paired with 2GB of RAM and 64GB of on-board storage.

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Ring in the New Year with the Times Square Official Ball app

It’s only a few days until New Year’s, and you can start counting down now with the Times Square Official Ball app. The app presents an on-going countdown to 2016, which is customizable to your timezone. You can also watch the ball drop live on New Year’s Eve.

Ring review Part 1: Setting up a $199 connected doorbell

There’s no arguing that this isn’t an inexpensive proposition — but the setup really couldn’t be easier.

I’d held off on the idea of a connected doorbell as long as I could. That’s not to say I didn’t think Ring was cool — and that I get paid to be an early adopter is an added bonus — but even I have my limits. Do you really need to have a basic ding-dong contraption hooked into a smartphone?

The  [Read More…]

Arcus Motion Analyzer ‘smart ring’ announced with Kickstarter campaign

Arcus Motion, a Hungary-based company, has launched a Kickstarter fund raising campaign for the Arcus Motion Analyzer, a “smart ring” that it claims can be used as both an activity tracker as well as a motion gesture controller for several platforms.

Ring in the New Year with a rockin’ prize pack from Sonos!

Sonos prize pack

Some of you may have been disappointed Christmas morning because Santa didn’t leave a brand new Sonos system under your tree. Well, cheer up because you could win an awesome prize pack in the “Sonos End of Year Rockin’ Giveaway”! If you are the lucky winner you will walk away with a Sonos Play:3 and a Play:5 to bring the ultimate music experience to your home, and a Kindle Fire  [Read More…]

Star and Pocket Legends ring in the holiday with new content, level cap

Star Legends, holiday style

For all of you mobile-MMOers out there, take notice: Spacetime Studios is spreading holiday cheer to their gaming base by unveiling a slew of new content for this time of year. Depending on which game you play will determine what content you see, and Spacetime says it best:

Star Legends

Biggest update yet Level cap raise to 41 Solve the mystery of the missing Governor of Volaria The  [Read More…]

Viewsonic throws its hat into the sub-$200 tablet ring with the ViewPad 7e

Viewsonic ViewPad 7e

Viewsonic has announced the ViewPad 7e — a Gingerbread running tablet that checks in just under $ 200.  With a 7-inch 800×600 screen, a 1GHz ARM A8 CPU, front and rear cameras (.3MP and 3MP respectively) and the ViewScene 3D interface on top of Android 2.3, this looks to be a player in the same market space as the Kindle Fire.  Much like the Fire, the ViewPad 7e comes preloaded with  [Read More…]