Apple Watch: Why its time has come at last
Admittedly, given the rather underwhelming competition, that's not as big an achievement as it sounds. But still, it's an impressive debut. And there's plenty that makes the launch of the Apple Watch a fascinating prospect. First, can Apple mange to ...
April 19, 2015
Rich Warren: Grace Mondo radio is the way to go
Radio is dead! Long live radio! Thousands of radio stations populate the Internet from the Antilles to Zambia. If you prefer local stations, they usually sound better online than over-the-air. Listening to Internet radio once required a computer, or ...
April 9, 2015
Apple Watch apps, the first wave: The good, the bad and the slightly weird
Passbook, Maps, Activity, Workouts, Apple's iPod-like Music app, Weather, a stopwatch, Calendar, Alarms, World Clock, a timer, Stocks, Phone and a Remote app that works with the Apple TV or other Apple devices such as Macs. These are the But ...
April 8, 2015
Ruark Audio R1 Mk3 review | TrustedReviews
The Ruark R1 Mk3 is a stylish, beautifully built DAB/FM radio that doubles as a Bluetooth speaker for streaming music from your phone or tablet. If you remember the Vita Audio R1, you might be a little confused right now. No, the Ruark R1 isn't some ...
April 22, 2015
Coolest Clock Proves That It Really is the Coolest Clock Ever
Not only can the user customize the clock display, but the Coolest Clock can also be set to shut down when no one is around in order to save on energy, and automatically adjust to daylight savings time. With all of these These stretch goals ...
April 8, 2015
Revisit your alarm clock from 1989 with this mondo E-Ink wall clock
ClockOne, a digital wall clock that uses E Ink for its display, officially goes on sale today. Twelve24 Using the same display technology as the one found in Amazon's Kindle ebook reader, ClockOne (the company stylizes it as ClockONE, to emphasize ...
November 6, 2014
Hong Kong's MTR: Taking a ride on the world's most envied metro system
MTR generally doesn't release information about every delay or accident, but says the most common incidents result from passengers rushing train doors and sick commuters triggering emergency alarms. After this episode, the incident box is reset and ...
March 29, 2015
The Apple Watch won't be available to the public until April 24 ( preorders start Friday, April 10), but there are are already a good handful of apps for it. During my review period, I've accumulated 50 apps on my Apple Watch : some pre-loaded,... apps that allow good integration with Glances Passbook, Maps, Activity, Workouts, Apple's iPod-like Music app, Weather, a stopwatch, Calendar, Alarms, World Clock, a timer, Stocks, Phone and a Remote app that works with the Apple TV or other Apple... These are the pre-installed apps on Apple Watch. Passbook is one of the dark-horse surprises: the ability to store boarding passes, Starbucks cards or other QR codes in an easy bundle makes on-the-fly watch payments and transactions pretty easy in areas that don't have Apple Pay. Music works well as a remote for the iPhone and converts into a place to sync and store playlists for stand-alone music playback, like an iPod. But switching between your phone and on-watch collections isn't intuitive: you have to force-touch (press down hard) on the display, select Source and pick which one you want to listen to. To listen to music on the watch, you also need Bluetooth... Friends, the "contact wheel" for reaching out to people, has a clever design that works by spinning the Digital Crown on the side.
The Coolest Clock not only projects the time, it can also be programmed to display: weather reports, Facebook statuses, Tweets, map locations, photos, breaking news, sports scores, to-do lists, schedules, personalized messages, etc. The list of possibilities is endless, which could be what makes this clock so popular that its funding goal sits at 1,250%. Photo - http://photos. The Coolest Clock is easily controlled with a smartphone app that is used to personalize the display. This user can choose from a wide variety of attractive clock faces, determine what information will be displayed on the clocks "face", and adjust the size and brightness of the projection in order to fit their own preferences and individual needs. Not only can the user customize the clock display, but the Coolest Clock can also be set to shut down when no one is around in order to save on energy, and automatically adjust to daylight savings time. These stretch goals introduced amazing new features to the clock with each goal attained, and included: the addition of hot new colors. sound features that enable a user to play music, adjust alarms, and listen to the radio. If they manage to reach their newest stretch goal they will be able to add a temperature and humidity sensor to the clock as well. These exciting stretch goals have increased the popularity of the Coolest Clock , and the pre-orders continue to fly in. Even though all of their Early Bird Special perks.
In front of this space age-like console, staff keeps tabs on Hong Kong's sprawling mass transit system, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Red digits on the box begin flickering madly, indicating the seconds elapsing since the start of the incident. "The incident box is on, that means there's an incident in one of the stations causing a delay," says Jacob C. Kam, operations director of Hong Kong's MTR (Mass Transit Railway) Corporation Limited. With the digits on the box ticking upward -- 33 seconds, 34 seconds, 35 seconds -- Kam says, "We usually try to resolve every issue within two minutes. MTR generally doesn't release information about every delay or accident, but says the most common incidents result from passengers rushing train doors and sick commuters triggering emergency alarms. The highly efficient and futuristic scene at the Super Operation Control Center (Super OCC) is located inside the Tsing Yi MTR station, part of Hong Kong's renowned public metro network. The MTR system was established as a public entity in 1973-74 before being privatized as the MTR Corporation in 2000. The move was part of a series of initiatives by the Hong Kong government to dissolve its ownership in public utilities, with the...
Soundfreaq Launches New Sound Rise Hotel Edition Wireless Bedroom Speaker And Alarm Clock
Streams award-winning audio via Bluetooth, line-in or FM Radio with clear digital tuning ... Adjustable display settings ranging from extra bright to total blackout for guests who don’t want any light coming from their alarm clock.
May 1, 2015
LINDSAY PONTIAC BUICK GMC LTD
Clock: In-radio display;Headlights off auto delay;Dusk sensing headlights;Coil front spring;Regular front stabilizer bar;Independent front suspension classification;Strut front suspension;Four-wheel Independent Suspension;Coil rear spring;Rear Stabilizer ...
April 28, 2015
Hands on: The first Apple Watch apps for road warriors
Now that the Apple Watch is here, does it do enough useful things to be a standard item for executives, road warriors, and other digital denizens ... though the alarm tone is too weak to be a reliable alarm clock for getting up in the morning.
April 27, 2015
Wellograph review: smart watch activity tracker looks the business
It knocks the running socks off even the Fitbit Surge’s display (which looks clunky in comparison), with beautiful clock faces, activity graphs and ... was too sharp when it touched her. There’s no alarm function, which is a shame.
April 25, 2015