Tag: Technabob

  • Chinese Star N9500 Phone Comes Pre-Installed with Malware

    Plenty of phones comes with bloatware, but most of the time, manufacturers tend to limit the scope of these and won’t include malware. Well, the Chinese seem to have taken it up a notch, and will deliver you a phone that comes standard with malware! Read more: http://technabob.com/blog/2014/06/19/chinese-star-n9500-phone-malware/#ixzz36PTioKpQ

  • Damson Headbones: Bone Conduction Headphones to Rock Your Brain Box

    I seem to remember there being some bone conduction headphones on the market a few years back, but these are the first that I’ve come across in a while. These headphones look like an interesting middle ground between headphones and earphones. Read more: http://technabob.com/blog/2014/06/19/damson-bone-conduction-headphones/#ixzz36PT6uuK9

  • Tokyoflash Kisai Night Vision Wood LED Watch: Burn After Reading

    Apparently, anything that’s made out of wood is good. This is also true of Tokyoflash’s new watch, which appears to be encased completely in wood. It’s all rustic, and ready to go camping! Read more: http://technabob.com/blog/2014/05/07/tokyoflash-kisai-night-vision-wood-watch/#ixzz3517g46km

  • Ran out of Makeup? Just 3D-Print Some More with Mink!

    3D printers are becoming quite popular, and there seems to be no end in sight about the things that they can output. However, this is the first time I’ve heard anything about one that can print makeup. Read more: http://technabob.com/blog/2014/05/08/mink-3d-makeup-printer/#ixzz3517PnA1e

  • TapPainter: See What Your Room Looks Life Before You Paint It

    Choosing the right paint color for rooms in your pad isn’t always easy, because colors do look slightly different when they are actually on walls, and it’s especially hard to get an idea from a few little paint swatches. That’s one of the reasons why this new app might work really well. It lets you […]

  • Common Fibers Carbon Fiber Wallets & Cases: Making Them Oh So Light!

    Carbon fiber is a wondrous material, and I’d love to have it all over my tech, but it can get expensive quickly. That’s one of the reasons why a new company has decided to make this durable material available in cases and wallets. Read more: http://technabob.com/blog/2014/05/15/common-fibers-carbon-fiber-wallets-cases/#ixzz3516ru92d

  • Sony SmartBand SWR10 Review: Pricey But Works Well

    It was announced a few months back, but the SmartBand was finally available in the last two weeks. I picked this up on a whim, and it’s been on my wrist since then. How has it performed? Not so bad, especially if you have an Xperia phone. Read more: http://technabob.com/blog/2014/06/17/sony-smartband-swr10-review/#ixzz350KgRQT5

  • Sony Xperia Z2 Quick Review: Much Better Than the Z1, Especially the Camera

    When my HTC One M7 smartphone ended up as roadkill off my motorcycle, more than a few cars passed over it. I decided to get a Sony Xperia Z1 for a few months before the Z2 came out. Now that it has, I can give you the full details between both models, and how well […]

  • Lunecase iPhone Case Works Notification Magic

    Discreet mobile notifications are definitely the way of the future. Having the ability to mute yours and to quickly assess what you missed can make you productive. The Lunecase aims to improve the iPhone notification process by displaying alerts on the case itself. It debuted as a prototype at CES and is designed for iPhone […]

  • MIT Undergrads to Receive Bitcoins: College Currency

    Starting next fall, new MIT undergrads will each be receiving $100 worth of bitcoins. This is thanks to the efforts of the MIT Bitcoin club, which wanted to jumpstart a Bitcoin ecosystem. Read more: http://technabob.com/blog/2014/05/01/mit-bitcoins/#ixzz31hcl2COn