Gadgets

X-Doria Launches KidGPS Tracking Device
November 9, 2015 at 11:00 am

X-Doria said its new KidGPS tracking system is a palm-sized tracking device to help parents ensure they never lose track of their kids.

Verizon's new kid-tracking smartwatches look all grown up
November 6, 2015 at 12:30 pm

GizmoPal 2 and GizmoGadget aren't going to win any prizes for cool product naming, but the kid-friendly smartwatches come with noble intentions. Both products let you geofence your progeny, so you can get an instant alert if they wander farther than you'd like -- a staple feature of devices in the junior category of course. Both…

Why on earth do these things have Wi-Fi built into them?
November 5, 2015 at 2:21 pm

Wi-Fi is everywhere, and it's usually useful. It's usually so very useful, in fact, that we all know where to stand to get the best signals, where to connect to it for free and have memorised previously impossible to remember strings of letters and numbers - some even including varying levels of upper and lower…

Batteries are needed for all kinds of tech, are you using them properly?
November 3, 2015 at 1:42 pm

We know we need batteries for all kinds of technology in our homes – so why do we often overlook battery safety? There are a few important things you need to know about the different types of batteries we use, and the steps you can take to make sure you and your family are using…

LG's LTE-connected Android Wear smartwatch will cost $300
November 2, 2015 at 12:25 pm

LG was the first company to announce an Android Wear smartwatch with built-in LTE connectivity, and today AT&T revealed that the Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE (yes, that's its name) will be available for purchase starting on November 13th. The watch will cost $300, which can be split up over 20 months of payments. Those that…

How to make awesome pixel art
October 30, 2015 at 12:41 pm

Think of retro games and you'll probably think of the pixellated look of titles released on consoles such as the NES. Games such as Bomberman and Kid Icarus worked within the limitations of 80s technology, yet offered hours of fun and some iconic looks.