Singapore GovTech Hive: Government-Driven Innovation for Better Services
In May 2017, Singapore GovTech and IMDA invited me on a press tour that aims at showcasing the best innovations driven by government agencies in Singapore.Singapore has a long tradition of government-led initiatives when it comes to developing infrastructure or high-tech innovation, one of the most important and recent one is “Smart Nation” launched in 2014, probably inspired by the “Start-up Nation” a.k.a. Israel, a term coined by the book […]

She Started It - A Documentary Film On Women Tech Entrepreneurs - Premieres October 8th
She Started It is a documentary film on women tech entrepreneurs directed by Nora Poggi & Insiyah Saeed. It follows five women over a period of five years as they pitch their idea to VCs, create teams to build products and bring them to market. The documentary takes viewers on a global rollercoaster ride from San Francisco to Mississippi, France, and Vietnam as the women fail and start again to […]

Samsung SSD 950 PRO Review
Every year Samsung releases a brand new SSD product and this year is no exception. For 2015, Samsung introduces the world’s first (another one) NVMe PCIe SSD the Samsung 950 PRO [official 950 Pro page].The 950 PRO is basically assembled with the best components and features that Samsung SSD has to offer to date. The board and the controller are from the OEM SM951-NVMe while the memory are from the […]

Duckweed Survival House Could Help Improve Survival Rates At Sea
Most of us can safely say that we have never been lost at sea. We can only imagine that it is a scary and dangerous thing, and from what we know, exposure to the elements like the sun and the lack of drinkable water means that being lost too long out at sea will most likely lead to death.However designers Zhou Ying and Niu Yuntao have created a concept survival […]

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Tango Multi Device Wireless Charger with Free Positionning
According to PowerSquare CEO, Pavan Pudipeddi, Tango is the “world’s first multi device charger for Qi compatible devices” that can charge up to two mobile devices simultaneously with free positioning. The fact that there is no need to position your smartphones in a defined way to charge them is very practical, and to our knowledge, current wireless chargers do not offer that feature yet.Tango offers a patent-pending Adaptive Position-Free (APF) system […]

6th Annual PR Summit - August 11th-12th - San Francisco
The PR Summit has become the must‐attend event for the dialed in, and connected influencer. Since 2010, the PR Summit has assembled top media influencers at its annual conference in San Francisco to discuss issues and trends in the world of public relations, content marketing, publishing, and storytelling. Attendees participate in compelling panel discussions, keynotes, break‐out sessions, workshops and networking. The PR Summit is driving a new event experience, by providing Ted Talk‐ level thought […]

Slidenjoy, Portable Rotating Dual Monitor for Laptops
I got an interesting call yesterday from Belgium-based Slidenjoy co-founder, Charlee Jeunehomme, regarding his highly successful Kickstarter campaign, the first one in Belgium on Kickstarter, according to him. In fact, the crowdfunding service just launched a month ago in that country, and the Slidenjoy portable monitor campaign rose over $420,000 in just 8 days!Since we started Ubergizmo, ten years ago, we were always looking for additional portable monitors to purchase because […]

Parrot MiniDrones Review: Hands-on
 Parrot unveiled its five new MiniDrones for the first time during CES 2015, and they are new models of the MiniDrones series launched during CES 2014. Last week, Parrot officially announced the new products with the pricing for the US market, over a week after the European announcement, and you will have to wait until September to get them here, in case you cannot wait, you can travel to France […]

D-LINK 890L Tri Band AC3200 Router Review
If the size and color are an indication of how a device would performance, there is little doubt that the D-LINK 890L/R ought to be one of the most powerful based on the sheer size of the device and blazing fast with its bright shiny bright red color.D-Link has an history with odd looking shape design device if you can remember the Boxee Box design. I know that “Beauty is […]

Prompt.ly Easy Scheduling, Payment and Marketing App for Solopreneurs
Richard Titus,  CEO, Prompt.ly, describes its new product as “ a mobile platform for scheduling, payment and marketing for small business owners, specifically for people who sell services by the hour or the session ” Prompt.ly makes it very easy for any “solopreneur” or service provider to schedule appointments with clients, and receive credit card payments at no cost directly from their iOS and Android smartphones. Additionally, the application allows for […]

Huawei P8 Lite Review
Already available in Europe, the sleek and affordable Huawei P8 lite was announced in London on April 15, 2015 alongside its high-end sibling the Huawei P8. The P8 lite has now been officially introduced in the US market and we had the opportunity to get our hands on it early on, during a private briefing with Zhiqiang Xu, President, Huawei Device USA and Haito Cui, Executive Vice President Huawei Device […]

Everything Announced At Google I/O 2015
It has only been a couple of days since the announcements at Google I/O 2015, where the company showed off some of its new software products. We got to see a new version of Android, the company’s new payments service, new features for Android Wear and much more. Here’s a recap of Google I/O 2015 and a detailed list of everything that the company announced at its software event.

MOBILE TECH Incubator by ALCATEL ONETOUCH
We’re pleased to invite you to the launch of the MOBILE TECH Incubator by ALCATEL ONETOUCH.Monday December 3rd at 6:00PM @ PRIME – 2415 Third Street, Suite 231 San Francisco, CA 94107

SALON de la PHOTO, 13 - 17 November 2014 - Paris
SALON de la PHOTO, 13 – 17 November 2014, Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, ParisVisit the 2014 Salon de la Photo from Thursday 13 to Monday 17 November 2014 at Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris.Personal invitation for Ubergizmo readers, clic here: http://screencast.com/t/U6NQvpNK24K4The November Salon de la Photo in Paris has become the top event for discovering new products and innovations in the world of photography. It’s a must for anyone interested in […]

Ubergizmo's Digitall Fall and Numa Presents Fashion & Tech Event in Paris
On Monday September 22 in Paris, I will host a session with three of the most innovative companies in the wearable world, and we will try to answer the one billion dollar question: Is the Technology Industry ready to embrace the Fashion World?The event is part of the Fashion & Tech Week hosted by Numa Sept 22-28.For this conversation I have selected companies that are paying a lot of attention […]

GrowthBeat, The Future Of Marketing Tech Kicks Off Aug 5-6 2014 In San Francisco
GrowthBeat — VentureBeat’s inaugural event on the future of marketing tech — is gathering the industry’s biggest names to uncover new case studies, insights, and strategies designed to help companies more effectively acquire and retain customers and grow revenue.There’s science in knowing your prospect or customer, learning what he or she does with or around your offering, understanding how your users interact with your product, and endlessly optimizing what you’re […]

LG G Watch Review
LG has been teasing us with its Watch for a while, but it was finally announced and demonstrated during Google IO. We have been using one ever since we posted our first impressions and the goal for this review if to give you a good sense for how it feels to use one in the real-world for a couple of weeks. As you know, LG has chosen to align their […]

Samsung Gear Live Review
The Samsung Gear Live made its debut at Google I/O last week alongside the LG G Watch and Motorola Moto 360 (which is not available yet). All smartwatches run Google’s operating system for wearables Android Wear and will pair with any mobile device running Android version 4.3 or above. So for the first time Samsung launched a smartwatch that will be compatible with all Android 4.3 smartphones and not just […]

Sensory Releases Combined Vision and Voice Authentication For Mobile Devices
Sensory has been developing speech recognition software solutions for the past 20 years and I had the opportunity to meet CEO Todd Mozer for a demo of TrulySecure, its  new technology that enables biometric authentication for Smartphones, tablets and PCs. Sensory TrulySecure combines voice and face recognition to unlock applications on mobile devices, and it can be used by OEMs to unlock the device itself.Sensory powers voice recognition in a […]

CARMAnation a Good Solution For the Parking Crisis in San Francisco?
Yesterday, the City of San Francisco cracked down on MonkeyParking, a mobile app that lets users post info about the parking spot they are about to leave for a price. According to City Attorney Dennis Herrera, who threatened MonkeyParking and two other startups with a lawsuit, selling access to public spaces (the parking spot) is illegal.As a San Franciscan, I am outraged by the cost of parking tickets in the […]