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January 7, 2016 • News

Have a Choice in What You Share with Privoro

Have you ever wanted more privacy for your smartphone and desktop computers? Well you’re in luck, because this week at Pepcom I found a new tech privacy company that surprised me in a major way! Privoro is a new tech company that’s entire premise is giving the consumer the ability to take their security into …

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January 7, 2016 • News

The Bezalel Latitude Is the Most Innovative Case for Your iPhone

One thing that I’ve always wanted as an iPhone user is the ability to charge my device wirelessly. Lets be honest my fellow Apple device users.. we envy certain Android devices that have this capability.

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January 6, 2016 • News

Casio Announces the WSD-F10 Outdoor Watch with Android Wear

Casio is diving wrist first into the Android Wear world with their newest release, the WSD-F10 Outdoor Watch. It combines Casio’s trademark rugged designs with the power of Android Wear, perfect for those times when you need to check Facebook while at Basecamp for Mount Everest.

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January 6, 2016 • News

Polar Balance Smart Scale Adds Weight Tracking to the Polar Flow Ecosystem

Polar has been expanding their fitness portfolio beyond just heart rate monitoring, with a slew of activity trackers and GPS watches. Now they’re making the whole ecosystem even more holistic by adding weight management with the new Polar Balance scale!

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January 6, 2016 • News

Ogio Will Keep You Styling in 2016 with New Gran Premio and Chelsea Collections!

Ogio has been providing quality bags for quite some time, and this year at CES they are refreshing their professional bags with the Gran Premio and Chelsea collections. Whether you need a small bag to carry a tablet and essentials, or a larger briefcase for your laptop and files, Ogio is going to keep you …

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January 6, 2016 • News

The BrydgePro Keyboard Makes your iPad Pro Look Like a Macbook Pro

At CES 2016, Gear Diary got a sneak peak at Brydge’s new clam shell-shaped Bluetooth keyboard for the iPad Pro, fittingly named the BrydgePro. The BrydgePro keyboard borrows much of its design aesthetic from Apple’s Macbook keyboard, even including backlit keys. The BrydgePro is now available for pre-order for $189, expected to ship in April.

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January 6, 2016 • News

Phiaton Unveils New Headphone Offerings

I’m a big fan of Phiaton’s audio products and have covered many of their various offerings. The company just introduced a fresh new design to its line of premium audio solutions with the BT 460 wireless headphones and MS 300 BA earphones. The two offerings have a new look and new technology. They are updates …

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January 6, 2016 • News

Trackr Reveals New Products and Features at CES

Our team at CES ran into the folks at Trackr, and they were able to get a quick update on some new features, partnerships, and products being offered. For those who aren’t familiar, Trackr is a small coin sized Bluetooth device that helps make sure you never lose your valuables again! Intrigued? Watch the video …

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January 6, 2016 • News

Get a Little Bit More Active with UrbanEars New Headphone Collection!

Are you looking for a pair of sweat proof headphones that will look just as good on your daily commute as they do in the gym? You might be in luck. UrbanEars announced today at CES 2016 their UrbanEars Active collection, featuring their wireless headphone, Hellas, and Ear Buds, Reimer, that will be just as functional …

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January 5, 2016 • News

Misfit Announces the Misfit Ray Activity Tracker

Misfit’s devices have all had a very recognizable style, in that they are small round disks of various materials, ranging from cheaper plastics to metals to even Swarovski crystals. They are shaking things up with their new Misfit Ray, a more bracelet-style tube that tracks activity, sleep, and handles basic notifications, just like its siblings!

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January 5, 2016 • News

Reclaim Your Privacy with the eBlocker

Announced today at CES, the eBlocker is a completely new and innovative way to reclaim your internet privacy! The eBlocker and eBlocker Pro are two products now being featured on Kickstarter that allow you to combat unauthorized consumer data collection and ad blocking while browsing online. “The internet has evolved into mass surveillance, and most …

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January 5, 2016 • News

Raumfeld Adds Support for Google Cast and Soundcloud

Raumfeld, a company founded in 2008 in Berlin by two audiophiles, is finally releasing an update to their speakers, featuring two of some of the biggest companies for audio streaming. Announced today at CES, Raumfeld will actually support Google Cast and Soundcloud in April of 2016 for their wireless speaker systems. This includes the One …

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January 5, 2016 • News

LiveStream Is Back Again with the Movi

If you can remember back a few years when Livestream was the leader in live video streaming, you’ll be excited to know that they’ve announced a new product called the Movi, which is a video camera that allows you edit while filming. The Movi is a pocket sized live event camera with live-editing features that …

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January 5, 2016 • News

Fossil Updates Their “Q” Smartwatch Line at CES 2016

After successfully launching wearables last fall, Fossil continues on the path again this year at CES with their newest addition to their collection, the Q54 Pilot. “As a brand, we are really proud and excited about the initial response to Fossil Q wearables—to date it has exceeded our expectations. Given that, we are more committed …

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January 5, 2016 • News

DigitSole Brings Warmth and Wearables to Your Feet

Everyone knew CES 2016 was going to be focused on wearable technology, but I doubt anyone could have imagined something like DigitSoles. They make smartphone controlled shoes and insoles that track your steps, adjust the fit, and even warm your feet!

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January 5, 2016 • News

The Fasetto Link Puts 2TB of Media In Your Pocket

One product that REALLY impressed me so far in CES hasn’t been talked about much but I’m pretty sure that it will in the next few days.   The Falsetto Link is a 2-terabyte cloud storage hub created by Luke Malpass, with whom I had the opportunity to meet to discuss the LINK, which essentially …

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January 5, 2016 • News

CES 2016 Is a GO with Withings New Activity Tracker

Seems as if Withings is wasting NO time getting out ahead of the competition for CES week as they’ve already released ANOTHER product that will for sure make you keep certain resolutions you made in 2015 stick in the New Year. Today the company announced the Withings Go, which is an automatic activity and sleep …

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January 5, 2016 • News

Parrot Disco Ultra-Light Fixed-Wing Drone Announced at CES, Taking Flight in 2016

Parrot, French purveyor of drones, mini-drones, and car speakerphones, unveiled their Parrot Disco prototype at CES today.  It’s an ultra-light airplane-shaped drone with fixed wings on the side, a 1080p camera on the nose, and a propeller in the rear.  Its wings are detachable for easy travel and to start flying, the pilot simply tosses …

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January 5, 2016 • News

Fitbit Announces the Fitbit Blaze Smartwatch!

Fitbit is putting their mark on 2016 early, with a new device called the Fitbit Blaze. It’s a smartwatch with a full color touchscreen, but no GPS, and it will sit between the Charge HR and the Surge price-wise, at $199.95.

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January 5, 2016 • News

Under Armour and HTC Will Whip You into Shape with Under Armour Healthbox!

Under Armour has been slowly building a fitness empire. They absorbed the MapMyRun suite of apps, Endomondo, and MyFitnessPal, but software was only phase one. Now they’ve made the leap from software to hardware, debuting a fitness tracker, heart rate monitor, connected scale and more, all bundled and sold as “Under Armour Healthbox“, and designed …

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January 5, 2016 • News

ActionProof BOZON Apple Watch Charging Dock Debuts at CES

ActionProof, a purveyor of quality Apple device accessories, has announced today at CES their new BOZON charging dock for the Apple Watch. It’s a funky shaped dock made of premium silicon that can hold the watch both vertically and horizontally while containing the entire charge cable inside the dock itself.   BOZON is now available on …

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