Apple's new line of MacBook Pros for 2018 feature the latest 8th-generation Intel Core processors. The 15 inch model can be configured with a 6-core 2.9 GHz Core i9 processor with Turbo Boost up to 4.8 GHz, while the 13 inch model can be equipped with a quad-core 2.7 GHz Core i7 processor with Turbo Boost up to 4.5 GHz. The new MacBook Pros also have a True Tone display, and a third generation keyboard that's quieter and should prevent crumbs from getting stuck in the keys.
The Wyze Cam is a small 1080p Full HD connected camera with 2-way audio. It can connect to Wi-Fi and can record to an SD card locally. It features a focal length of 2.8mm with 110º wide angle lens and a 1/2.7" CMOS sensor. With its F2.0 aperture, IR-CUT filter, and four 850nm infrared LEDs, it can deliver enhanced night vision that will allow you to see up to 30 feet.
Amazon's Fire TV Cube is a hands-free streaming media player that's powered by the Alexa voice assistant. It has thousands of channels, apps, and Alexa skills including over 500,000 movies and TV shows from Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, HBO, Showtime, NBC, and more. Fire TV Cube can also control compatible TVs, sound bars, cable and satellite boxes, and A/V receivers. This means you can simply ask Alexa to play a TV show or movie, and it can turn on your TV and speakers and start streaming that show automatically.
The Kadesh is the newest device from Tiny Hardware Firewall. It is smaller than a notebook and offers both a wireless and wired connection to your devices. Tiny Hardware Firewall is designed to add an extra layer of security when you're browsing the web on public hotspots. It connects to the public Wi-Fi access point and creates a new private access point that up to four of your devices can connect to. This means that all of your devices are encrypted and tunneled securely. You can either connect your devices wirelessly or with an ethernet cable to the Kadesh THF.
The Elgato Stream Deck is a customizable panel of buttons designed for content creation. This is great for live streamers, broadcasters, podcasters, and gamers. The Stream Deck has 15 LCD buttons that can be set up to launch unlimited actions, eliminating the need to map and remember keyboard shortcuts. At the touch of a button, you can switch scenes, launch media, adjust audio settings, and more. Since each key has an LCD screen, you can set it up with your own icons or choose from hundreds of stock icons. You can even turn keys into folders so you can have even more accessible actions.
The Skyroam Solis is a fast global 4G LTE hotspot with an embedded power bank for charging mobile devices. It provides an encrypted Wi-Fi connection for 5 devices, and works in over 120 countries — no SIM card required.
Skyroam Solis charges gadgets on-the-go with its 6,000 mAh power bank, and it uses the standard USB-C connection. It will stay powered all day long with over 16 hours of Wi-Fi battery life.
There are no commitments and no contracts for the Skyroam Solis, and no data limits. It costs $9 per day, and you only pay for it when you need it.
The Fitbit Versa is a health & fitness smartwatch that features 24/7 heart rate, phone-free music, apps, fitness coaching, and much more. It also can last over 4 days on a single charge.
Apple held an education event recently where the company announced a new entry-level 9.7 inch iPad. It has been upgraded with the A10 Fusion processor, which has the high efficiency and high performance cores, making it about 1.5 times faster than the previous iPad. Wireless speeds are improved as well — up to 866 Mbps on Wi-Fi and 300 Mbps on LTE. Apple has also added support for its Apple Pencil, which was previously only available on the iPad Pro line.
Samsung's Galaxy S9 Android phone may not look much different from last year's model, but it does have some notable improvements. The main story here is the camera, which achieved the best-ever DxOMark camera rating. It uses a Dual Aperture lens that can adapt to various lightning scenarios. In the dark, the lens opens to F1.5 mode to pull in more light. In daylight it switches to F2.4 mode for a sharper photo. The camera is also capable of "Super Slow-mo" at 960 frames per second.
The Owl Car Cam takes the idea of the dashboard camera to a new level. This is being touted as a security camera for your car, and it has a lot of features to back that up. It's a very small touch screen device that is designed to blend into your car's environment, and the cables can be tucked out of the way.