As with many other maps sites and applications, Nokia's HERE Maps lets you search for places and get turn-by-turn directions. It has walking, driving, and public transit directions, live traffic information, weather, and more. But what sets it apart from a lot of the other maps sites and apps is its ability to cache maps for offline use. If you're heading to another country or a place where you have little or no cell signal, this is an important feature.
The Amazon Echo is a cloud connected, always-on black tube that sits somewhere in the house and listens for the wake word "Alexa." When someone says that wake word, it will respond with information about news, weather, sports, and more.
Spire is a small 10mm x 35mm health tracker that clips to your pants or bra. Unlike many other fitness trackers that focus on your activity, Spire is designed to measure your breathing patterns continuously throughout the day. Spire says that studies have shown that simply controlling your breathing can lower blood pressure and reduce tension.
The LG G4 is an Android smartphone with a large display, great camera features, and a unique design. It runs the latest version of Android 5.1 Lollipop. The IPS Quantum display measures in at 5.5 inches with a resolution of 2560x1440 and 538 pixels per inch. LG boasts a 25% increase in brightness, a 50% increase of contrast, and 56% better color accuracy from previous models.
When traveling, you may find yourself at a hotel or location that only offers a hardwired ethernet internet connection, or just one single Wi-Fi connection. That's where a travel router like the the AC750 from D-Link Systems comes in handy. This allows you to share that single connection to the internet with your other devices.
The LG Watch Urbane is a premium smartwatch running Android Wear. It's crafted in stainless steel with a gold or silver finish. It is one of the few smartwatches with a circular face, with a 1.3 inch P-OLED 320x320 pixel display. It measures in at 45.5 x 52.2 x 10.9mm. You can switch watch faces by sliding your finger across the screen, and you can switch between different colored 22mm stitched leather bands to fit your mood.
Dell's new XPS 13 was one of the first laptops to feature Intel's latest 5th generation Broadwell processor. It also sports a brand new "Infinity" display, significantly reducing the bezel to 5.2mm. This means it packs a 13-inch display into the size of a typical 11-inch laptop. It is just 9 to 15mm thick and is 2.6 pounds.
SkyBell is a smart doorbell with a video camera, microphone, and speaker in it. It connects via Wi-Fi, and allows you to see, hear, and speak to visitors that are at the door no matter where you actually are. Even if the visitor doesn't ring the doorbell, SkyBell's motion sensor will still alert you that someone is there.
Samsung's latest smartphone, the Galaxy S6 Edge, has a unique display that curves over both edges of the phone. If you don't want that edge display, the Galaxy S6 has the same features in a more classic design. It's made entirely out of metal and glass, and has a 5.1" Quad HD Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 2560x1440 and 577 pixels per inch. It runs Android 5.0 (Lollipop).