The 2X Brighter Cordless Motion Activated Light Available exclusively from Hammacher Schlemmer, this cordless, weatherproof light illuminates porches, decks, or patios with LEDs that are twice as bright as typical models. Its six ultra-bright LEDs produce 72 lumens of glare-free light, providing a wide-angle beam similar to a floodlight. The light mounts easily anywhere you desire with the included mounting plate and screws, and no wiring is required. It can be tilted vertically and rotated for any desired position. Its motion sensor will turn the light on at night when it detects movement from up to 25' away and shuts the light off when no motion is detected for 30 seconds. Four C batteries (required) provide power for up to a year; LEDs are rated for 100,000 hours.
Gift Ideas: Christmas Gifts, Birthday Gifts, Wedding & Anniversary Gifts – Gifts.com We've selected the from all over the web. Shop now from our customized gift recommendations. Gift Gab For those of you impressive gift-givers who strictly follow the anniversary traditions, we applaud you (as I am sure do your significant others and all gifting recipients.) The traditional 8th anniversary gift category is bronze and pottery, while the modern take on the occasion calls for linens and lace. Best smart home devices Appliances: Smart home: (Updated December 10, 2013 12:27 AM PST) Rich Brown Senior editor From smart locks to smart lights, we've reviewed all kinds of connected home products this year.
Social Shopping - 7 Essential Social Shopping Websites Want to get involved with social shopping but don't know where to start? These 7 essential social shopping websites will get you started whether you are interested in window-shopping on the web, getting product reviews, getting involved in a shopping community, keeping up with the latest fashion trends, or mainly focused on designer fashions. Call it social shopping or shopping 2.0, these social shopping websites will hook you into a community to help guide your web shopping. 1. Kaboodle What's to like: Kaboodle is a social network based on shopping and can put you in touch with other shoppers who have similar interests in products.
Jot Script review: Adonit's first pen-nib stylus is an impressive entry When Adonit announced the Jot Script at the 2013 Evernote Conference, the form-factor of the stylus caused a bit of a stir among those of us who take our iOS accessories seriously. Admittedly, that’s probably a sign that we need to get out more, but Adonit’s new stylus entry is impressive: It’s the first stylus to market that has an actual pen tip rather than a rubber-nibbed bubble. We’d been told previously this kind of small-nibbed stylus was a fantasy—that the iPad’s multi-touch grid would only render finger-sized taps, hence the necessity for rubber and plastic disks. But Adonit has used technical wizardry to bypass this restriction, mapping pen to iOS device via a low-energy Bluetooth connection.
Over-the-air DVRs from Channel Master, Tablo, and Simple.TV Cord-cutting is great in theory, but finding a DVR that works with an antenna can be a challenge; TiVo still requires a monthly or lifetime fee, and PC-based video recorders are just too elaborate for non-techies. Thankfully, it looks like we'll have more choices than ever before in 2014. Products like the forthcoming Channel Master DVR+, Tablo (shown), and Simple.TV 2.0 all stream live and recorded over-the-air TV programs to various mobile and home video devices (tablets, smartphones, Roku, and the like). TV antenna maker Mohu targets cord cutters with new Channels device Mohu, best known for its Mohu Leaf TV antenna, is introducing a new device that combines over-the-air TV with online video services. The company will launch a Kickstarter campaign for its new Mohu Channels product early next week, offering early adopters a chance to get the device for as little as $79. Mohu Channels is a small, 4.8-inch long and 2.6-inch wide adapter that connects to a Leaf or any other TV antenna and plugs into a TV through an HDMI cable. The device is based on a 1.5GHz ARM Dual Core Cortex A-9 processor, according to specs that popped up on Google this week .
If you like Legos and robots, you will love TinkerBots Kinematics CEO Matthias Bürger snaps block after block together. Within 30 seconds, he has formed them into a racecar. He pulls out a remote control app on a tablet and begins directing the car to zoom forward and backward. A remote control car built out of TinkerBots modules. Photo by Signe Brewster. The car is the result of Kinematics’ dream to make a toy that is as easy to use as Legos, but connected. Smart Keyless Access System KISI Lets You Swipe To Open Your Door In TechCrunch Disrupt NY’s Hardware Alley this week, smart keyless access system maker KISI was showing off its mobile-connected device, which allows you to control entry to a building with a simple-to-install system that can be managed via your smartphone. Since launching last year, KISI has gone on to acquire a number of customers in the N.Y. and New Jersey area, co-founder Maximilian Schuetz tells us, and they’re nearing the close of a roughly one million dollar seed round from area investors, we hear. For background, KISI’s device is compatible with any access control system that’s currently installed, allowing building owners to upgrade their systems with a minimally invasive installation of KISI’s hardware. Once installed, you can ditch the requirement of using keyfobs or cards to enable entry, instead sharing keys with others, like tenants or employees, via email. Key recipients can then use a free iOS or Android app to slide a button and unlock the door.
OSX and ATV with 5.2 firmware and ethernet internet connection installation guide · iBaa/PlexConnect Wiki Ensuring that your PlexConnect machine always has the same IP address In order for PlexConnect to work the ATV has to have its DNS server changed to the IP address of the device running the PlexConnect application. In order to ensure that the device's IP does not change you need to need to either set a DHCP reservation or static IP in your router for the device and then make a note of it. Click here for a Lifehacker guide on how to set this up.
Intel Unveils Chromebooks Based on Latest Laptop Chips Intel Corp. (INTC) showed off a new lineup of Chromebooks that use its latest laptop processors, as the world’s largest chipmaker strives to gain ground in one of the few growth areas of the personal-computer industry. At an event in San Francisco today, Intel said Chromebook manufacturers including Dell Inc., Hewlett-Packard Co. and Acer Inc. are using its low-power Bay Trail and higher performance i3 chips. The laptops have Google Inc. Nuvyyo Tablo review As cord-cutting continues to grow, more people are looking for ways to record the free over-the-air (OTA) TV signals that offer up sports, news and award show programming that's tougher to get from Internet sources like Netflix and Amazon Video. Nuvyyo's Tablo ($220) is the most exciting over-the-air (OTA) recording solution to come out in years. It uses the same concept Simple.TV debuted at CES 2012, but Tablo implements it better. Most impressively, its image quality looks excellent, even with sports, which has been a sore spot for other streaming solutions such as Aereo and Simple.TV.