10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] Toshiba has ventured into interesting territory with their “TimeOn” REGZA cloud service which will definitely affect the way you watch TV from now on. I guess this is the next step from where DVRs have brought the TV viewing experience to the next level. Basically, the “TimeOn” cloud service will be able to offer different services for cloud-based TVs by hooking up viewers with the relevant content, while […]
09/26/2013, Sitting down for extended periods of time is not good for health, as studies have shown, which is why there are offices in the world who have introduced standing desks. For those unfamiliar, a standing desk is a table that is set at a certain height in which standing is required if you wish to work on it, reportedly giving you better posture at the same time. In any case […]
09/26/2013, Apple TV hasn’t been having the best week as its 6.0 update was first pulled for reportedly bricking devices, which the update was reissued shortly after it was pulled. Now that Apple TV 6.0 is out there for all of its users to update their set-top box with, users are finding out some nifty improvements to the Apple TV experience. One of them involves setting up your Apple TV by simply tapping […]
09/25/2013, Roku didn’t just have a partnership with M-Go to announce earlier this morning as the company is also announcing a new line of streaming players that will give consumers more ways to experience streaming content within their homes.
09/25/2013, Users of Roku have been enjoying quite a bit of content as not only are they able to stream their own videos to the Roku set-top box, but the company has secured a number of streaming content providers to allow its users to be able to watch their respective content at any time. Today, Roku is adding another company to its already impressive catalog with M-Go.
09/24/2013, You guys might recall that back in 2011, former Apple executive, Tony Fadell, launched a thermostat called the Nest Learning Thermostat. The device, for those unfamiliar, is to help regulate the temperature in your homes but does it in a smart way and will learn your needs, while at the same time optimize itself to consume less energy in the long run. The device has since seen a release of […]
09/24/2013, You know how you pay good money to enter a theme park and queue up for hours on end to sit through all of the rides that are on offer? I am quite sure some of us have taken 4D rides before, such as Shrek’s adventure at Universal Studios Singapore, where water sprays as well as air vents that blow wind help make the entire 3D viewing experience all the […]
09/20/2013, From time to time while I’m writing some of the most amazing and thought-provoking stories on Ubergizmo, I get the urge to make a visit to the powder room to freshen up. That short visit takes time away from sharing my genius with you all, but if I had something like Toro’s Bedside Flushable Toilet, I could simply… uh, “freshen up” while I write my stories. Brilliant!
09/16/2013, Netflix has to be one of the most popular video streaming services around nowadays, which means the company needs to stay on top of what its viewers want to watch on its service. What better way to learn what people want to watch online than through checking piracy statistics in order to determine what shows they should buy?
09/13/2013, If there is one huge advantage that a robotic dog like the Sony Aibo of yore has over actual dogs, it would be this – they do not bark at strangers, won’t run around as they please, and most importantly, there is no poop at all to pick up after. Of course, those cons are not enough to substitute for the presence of an actual pet dog, this I am […]
09/11/2013, Leading up to yesterday’s Apple event, in addition to hearing about the company’s newest iPhones, rumors had been circulating a new Apple TV could also be unveiled at some point during the presentation. As you could probably guess, that certainly wasn’t the case as there was absolutely no mention of Apple TV anywhere during Apple’s event, but that doesn’t mean the company doesn’t have big plans for its set-top box.
09/06/2013, We know how important it is to have nearly every device in your living room connected to the Internet so you can stream video from a number of different content providers, but one thing people take for granted is how difficult it is for some of these devices to recommend content based on a variety of options. Netflix, YouTube and even video game consoles all have recommendation systems to place […]
09/06/2013, We’ve seen Griffin’s MultiDock evolve over the years from its more humble beginnings as a device that would allow you to sync and charge your iOS devices all at once. Today, Griffin is announcing a new and improved MultiDock that might finally look nice in your minimalist-style office.
09/05/2013, Dutch duo Daniel Venneman and Mark van der Net have managed to cobble together what can be described as an open source home kit which would definitely appeal to DIY enthusiasts. Basically, if you are pretty good with your hands and some tools, you are able to construct as well as customize your very own micro house. The Hermit House is said to come with a special zigzag floor plan […]