Campus shooting survivor launches safety app for ASU students

With campus shootings and crime rattling the country in recent months, tech firms and universities have taken an advance turn to supply students with in-palm methods of alerting authorities about on-campus crimes. Last week Arizona State University announced its launch of the school’s LiveSafe app, which allows users to report tips to the ASU Police … Read more

Startup Roambotics wins Proto Labs Cool Idea! award for home security robot

What could be better than a robot that protects your home from break-ins? Arizona-based Roambotics took home a win from the Proto Labs Cool Idea! Award for their personal robot, Jr., as well as $65,000 of injected mold parts. Jr., an autonomous mobile sensor platform, performs security monitoring. It is always actively monitoring an environment for … Read more

Last minute Father's Day tech savvy gadgets – video

Still looking for that last minute gift for dad? I’ve got a few suggestions for the tech savvy dad on-the-go.  We have all these gadgets and more on our Gadget for the Guru section. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKtEbFzmEmI&list=UU7bzyiijcVHA8JwuIL15mxQ&feature=share[/youtube] Portable power – for the dad with the mobile devices, portable power is a must have. Some of the devices … Read more

Gadgets for the Guru-camping edition

Lepow Modre Bluetooth Speaker This tiny speaker (3.5in by 2.3in) from Lepow is packed with powerful sound. Weighing under seven ounces it has an impressive 360-degree surround sound and over 7 hours of playback. It has a Smart Bluetooth Connection that allows you to automatically connect your device. A built-in microphone for speaker phone function lets … Read more

Gadgets for the Guru- Thermal Imaging

The world of thermal imaging is slowly evolving. This year,  FLIR ONE released the world’s very first thermal imaging iPhone case at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and a University of Arizona led international team has recently transformed waste sulfur into cheap, lightweight, plastic lens for thermal imaging; these are just a few examples of … Read more

Gadgets for the Guru – Get Sporty

Global Fan Collection Mice By Logitech Are you a global sports fanatic? With the 2014 World Cup just around the corner, Logitech has unveiled a line of wireless mice for you to show pride for your team. Logitech’s M317 mouse have been dressed with flag designs from 13 different countries. Countries represented by the designs include the United … Read more

FLIR ONE launches thermal imaging case for your iPhone

At ShowStoppers CES 2014, FLIR ONE launched the first personal thermal imaging device for your iPhone. Originally developed for military night vision, consumers can now use this product for home protection or improvement, outdoor recreation, safety or to sneak up on your cat. [youtube]http://youtu.be/bPHKEitXGmY[/youtube] The FLIR ONE has the ability to detect and visualize heat, … Read more

Gadgets for the Guru

PowerLite Home Cinema The PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 by Epson provides a 2D or 3D larger-than-life cinema experience. Users can project movies, video games, sporting events and more up to 300 inches onto any wall or screen with full HD 1080p technology. The PowerLite features 2,000 lumens of color brightness and 2000 lumens of white … Read more

Gadgets for the Guru

The Earshots™ from kubxlab™ are portable speakers designed for mobile devices. Measuring only 35mm in height by 33mm in width and weighing 40 grams, the Earshots offer high-quality stereo sound in the palm of your hand. The speakers are made with aluminum and are compatible with any device with a 3.5mm jack, including smartphones, tablets, … Read more

Gadgets for the Guru

No more worries about managing your smartphone if you have to wear gloves, ThumbDogs with touchscreen technology was designed for skiers, snowboarders, hunters, motorcyclists, construction workers and military men and women who often wear gloves. This gadget is made from stretchable nylon and special conductive fabric, and fits over almost any style of glove, allowing you … Read more

Gadgets for the Guru

The TaskOne iPhone case contains 22 different tools while maintaining a thin appearance.  TaskOne case features a removable 2.5” knife for flying or small cutting tasks, a small flathead screwdriver, a medium Phillips screwdriver, pliers, a wire cutter, six metric Allen wrenches, a 120mm ruler, a bottler opener, a kickstand and more. The tools are … Read more