Brando is now offering the Mustek S400W iScan Air Wireless Scanner, which will allow you to scan documents to your Mac and iPad/iPhone photo library via WiFi. My first scanner was a Mustek flatbed scanner, which was HUGE compared to this little sheet-fed desktop model. It offers 300 DPI, scan to JPEG format, and a real-time preview […]
The Electric Imp is now out of beta and shipping developer kits. The Imp is an SD-card sized WiFi (802.11b/g/n) module with built-in antenna, 6 I/O, Arm Cortex M3 Micro-controller, and a Cloud-based infrastructure for programming and control. The I/O supports serial, I2C, SPI, A2D, D2A, and PWM interfaces. The Imp uses the Squirrel programming language, […]
We live in a world now where the advancements in tablet devices allows them to replace the home PC. The problem with this new trend is that home wireless networking has not kept up with the influx of these tablet devices, and most routers still require a wired PC for setup and administration. The Almond+, […]
Have you ever checked in to a hotel that promises WiFi, only to find that you have a room with weak, useless WiFi service? There’s only one Ethernet cable in there, but you have several device you want to connect? If you had the mySpot from Kanex, you could create your own password-protected personal network […]
Set your GoPro Hero or Hero2 camera free with the new Wi-Fi BackPac and Wi-Fi Remote Combo Kit. The new kit gives you the ability to remotely control up to 50 cameras at a time at up to 600 feet (180m) away. The remote control gives you full control of the camera, including the mode […]
The ColorTouch from Venstar looks like the ultimate gadgeteer’s thermostat. First of all, it is compatible with Apple iPhone, iTouch, iPad, Blackberry, Android, Mac and PC devices, which allows you to easily change settings remotely. Who knew that the ability to customize your home thermostat was important to people. It must be because the ColorTouch has interchangeable […]
From Koss, the Striva offers an ultra compact WiFi earpiece solution. Using WiFi (not Bluetooth), the earpieces can be used to stream internet radio stations directly to the headphones, using the Content Access Point (CAP) stream from you smartphone, tablet or MP3 player. Or you can use them as standard headphones by plugging them into any […]
Every day we use WiFi on our notebooks, phones, tablets, routers, TVs – in fact it’s estimated that there’s around 3 billion WiFi-enabled devices worldwide. Who out there knew though that WiFi is actually an Australian invention? Developed by Australia’s national science agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) , it was patented in Australia […]
You’ve got a ton of mobile gear – tablet, smartphone, laptop – that’s supposed to unchain you from your desk. You should be able to do business anywhere you find yourself with all this mobile equipment, but there’s one small problem. You can’t do anything without an internet connection. Buying service plans for each and […]
The new IOGEAR 4-Port USB Sharing Station looks like an easy way for multiple users to share USB devices (printers, external hard drives, MP3 Players, flash drives, USB speakers, cameras, scanners and more) wirelessly with both Windows and Mac OS X computers in your home or office. One idea for using the Share Station would […]
All too rarely we get to see a product that does exactly what it promises for a fair price, with good support and a solid design. The BearExtender N3 is that kind of product but only for folks running Mac OS X. They’ve now released the PC version, called the BearExtender PC, and we’re going […]
If you think you need to run ethernet cables from your router upstairs to a device downstairs, you might be in the market for the ConneXt 200W-A1 from innoband. You can save yourself some grief and money using this wireless ethernet bridge. It really doesn’t get any easier than this.
PURE announced today that three of its highly anticipated internet-connected radios will be available for purchase in North America on July 1, 2010. Pictured is the Oasis Flow. You can read about the other two products in the press release.
The gateway between your home/office network and the rest of the internet is your router, and in most cases it’s a very ‘dumb’ device. That’s started to change, with routers becoming more useful, and I started thinking about getting an upgrade. I’ve been using a Linksys WRT-54GL with DD-WRT firmware for the last couple months […]
I remember in grade-school staying up late with the lights off in my room listening to Toledo Goaldiggers hockey games on my portable black RCA transistor radio. I remember picking up a St. Louis station from my then home in Toledo and thinking how cool that was.
Does your Mac’s WiFi need a little extra power? The BearExtender n3 802.11n WiFi adapter has a maximum output of 700 mW compared to 32 mW output from an Airport Extreme card. Combined with an external 2 dBi gain antenna the BearExtender n3 offers up to 2-4 times the range of your current wireless card […]
This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of EyeFi. All opinions are 100% mine. This past summer, Shari reviewed the Eye-Fi wireless SD card. After her review, I kept meaning to pick up one for myself so that I could see how well it would work with my new Canon G11 digital […]
Wow, time flies! I reviewed the original Chumby almost two years ago and coming in early November we’ll get a chance to check out a brand new version: the chumby one clock radio. It looks like this new model is focusing more radio features as it has Pandora (and can access other internet radio stations) […]
For part of the year I live in an area where the local telecom company advertises dial-up as high speed Internet access. To keep my sanity and actually get something done, I spend a lot of time at the library using their broadband connection or war-driving looking for open hot spots. With the Wi-Fire WiFi […]
I’m a big fan of the Logitech Squeezebox devices. Earlier this the year, we reviewed the Squeezebox Boom, which I really enjoyed. Now there’s even more to like with two new devices: the Logitech Squeezebox Touch (pictured on the Left) and the Logitech Squeezebox Radio (on the Right). The Touch features a 4.3-inch color touch […]
Never find yourself in need of a WiFi hotspot again-it will be in your pocket. The Verizon MiFi 2200 is an uber-portable (roughly the size of a credit card, about as thick as an iPod) hotspot, connecting up to 5 WiFi-enabled devices simultaneously to Verizon’s 3G network. Added bonus–when attached to a laptop through […]
When I bought my first wireless router, I was a pioneer in a the vast and largely-empty 2.4GHz radio band. Times have changed though, and my neighborhood is now a war zone of wireless access points battling for control of their chosen channel. It’s become so crowded that I occasionally have to revisit and tweak […]