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Giveaway: Win yourself a Darkside Ollie from Sphero!

We’ve once again teamed up with the awesome folks at Sphero and are giving away their newest app-controlled robot: Darkside. The new, blacked-out Darkside is a revamped version of last year’s Ollie and has a mind of its own. We just published our full review of the device and are now giving you the chance to win one of your own! To enter, simply…

Review: Darkside Ollie by Sphero

Fresh from a super cool collaboration with Disney and Lucasfilm for the new Star Wars movie (yep, BB-8 is their work), Sphero this week unveiled its newest app controlled droid: Darkside. An update to last year’s Ollie, Darkside is a blacked-out version that channels its inner Sith powers and is much less subservient than its blue and white…

Form meets function: Truffol Station 7 USB hub review

You might recall earlier in the year I reviewed a USB charging hub from Truffol: the Station 5. I loved most everything about it, from the striking design to the multiplicity of charging ports to its compact footprint saving space on my desk. Needless to say, when it came to using Truffol’s other USB hub, the Station 7, I had high expectations….

iCarbons skins for MacBook Review: Give your Mac some personality!

There’s one thing that is incredibly annoying about Apple’s portable Macs — they all look pretty much the same! Sure, there are different sizes and slightly different shapes but look around any coffee shop or lecture hall and you’ll see a number of plain, silver laptops all looking like twins. While Apple has differentiated its iPhones with…

Ollie by Sphero review: Built for speed

You’ve probably heard of Sphero thanks to the company’s app-controlled ball of the same name. In fact, if you’ve been paying attention, you will have realized that we got ahold of one recently posted our findings on the minute ball of fun just yesterday. The team behind Sphero is back with a new connected toy designed to hit a top speed of 14mph and…

Sphero 2.0 review: A ball of fun

When my Sphero arrived, I was eager to rip open the box and immediately start whizzing around my apartment with it. The app-controlled robotic ball, first launched in 2012 and second-generation Sphero 2.0, reviewed here, unveiled in 2013, has seen a lot of press since its debut and I couldn’t wait. On receiving it, I was surprised by how well it was…

Google Glass, it’s all about potential [Review]

I’m a known advocate of wearable technology. It fascinates me, and I become enthralled in the possibilities of such devices. I own a Pebble, Nike+ FuelBand, and of course, Google Glass (referred to as simply “Glass” for short). Google Glass is something that interested me from the day it was announced back in 2012. It is hard to believe that it has…

Pebble smartwatch is awesome, and you should buy one [Belated Review]

Those that follow me on Twitter will most likely know that I love wearable technology. From the idea of smartwatches, to Google Glass, wearable technology is really something interesting, and is a market that has yet to be completely explored as of yet. There are a few products out at the moment, some good, some horrible (looking at you, Galaxy Gear). Each…