11 highlights for Windows 11 coming October 5

Looks like 2021 will be known as the year of Windows 11, will begin being phased in starting October 5th, 2021. This comes a little over six years after the unveiling of Windows 10.

The newest iteration of Windows, the company says, “is designed to bring you closer to what you love,” and get ready to power your productivity and creativity.

Windows lovers will be happy to know that the upgrade is free.

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Math Makers kid’s game teaches math without parent’s supervision

Math Makers Screenshot

It has to be fun to learn math, unless you’re one who doesn’t like to have fun. That’s where Math Makers a new title by Montreal-based Ululab comes in. Like hiding turnips within the mash potatoes like Mom used to do, math lessons are seamlessly hidden within the gameplay of this app so kids will enjoy making their way through physics-based puzzles, not realizing they are learning lessons along the way. They’ll have fun and stay engaged as they encounter wacky and wonderful creatures, collect pets without feeling like they’re studying in school.

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Protecting you from your phone and yourself

There’s no doubt we’re all trying to be better informed and protect ourselves and loved ones by reducing exposure to the COVID-19 virus and its variants. We’re social distancing, wearing masks and constantly sanitizing and washing our hands, but how many of us think about our smartphone, as a major source of threat to our health? 

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ProLab Mouse: Your Coin Sized Companion

ProLab Mouse (Kickstarter)

For many, the computer mouse has become a thing of the past. It’s big and bulky and takes up a lot of room on your desk. And often not really practical for use with a laptop or a mobile device. Sometimes, a mouse can come in handy. Enter the ProLab Mouse. At only 29mm in diameter and 13.5mm high, it’s not much bigger than a pop bottle cap. And at only 8 g this tiny little new piece of technology can you give you selected mouse functionality not only for your laptop, but also your tablet and your smartphone. 

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Introducing Hooke Lav: 1st mobile, wireless, wearable Bluetooth microphone – Kickstarter

Sept 22, 2020, NY, New York, USA – Hooke Audio is proud to announce the Hooke Lav, the first truly mobile, wireless, wearable, dual-channel, Bluetooth microphone is now available via KickStarterFINAL CALL OCT 22

The Hooke Lav was designed for professional grade audio with 24 bit/48kHz mono and dual channel D/A recording and 8 GB of onboard storage for continuous, drop-out proof recording situations. With it’s convenient, low-profile clip-on design, the Hooke Lavalier mic can be worn and used seamlessly in Live Streaming situations; such as Music Performances, Interviews, News and Sports Broadcasting, Virtual School Teaching and E-Learning, Fitness Instruction, Gaming and more, and is compatible on all popular social media and streaming platforms like YouTube, Zoom, Skype, Twitch, Facebook and Instagram. The Hooke Lav is compatible with all smartphones, tablets and professional camera equipment;  iPhone, iPad, Mac, PC, Android, Go Pro, DSLR and more. The Hooke Lav from Hooke Audio is now available for pre-order for a limited time on KickStarter at a discounted price.

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Catalyst hard to find case for Google Pixel 4A smartphone

Not everyone has an iPhone or a Samsung, so when it’s time to find the right case to protect your valuable smartphone, it can sometimes be a challenge. This is particularly true if you’re the proud owner of a new Google Pixel 4A whose shape and size are different from any other phone.

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Powerful Passport II Pro charges 6 devices – notebooks too

Universal compact design and works super-fast in 200 countries.

A one size fits all travel sized multi-port charger for the majority of the gadgets we have may seem impossible these days. But one company, Zendure seems to think their new Passport II Pro will do the trick and their followers think so too. In fact, their Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign that  launched today was fully funded in just two hours.

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Review: Scosche BaseLynx – Modular Charging System

As your device arsenal or gadget collection grows, so do your charging needs, so it’s reassuring you can find an elegant solution like the Scosche BaseLynx – Modular Charging System for you to expand on as the need arises.

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AXE I/O SOLO: IK Multimedia’s new compact guitar interface

Today at NAMM, IK Multimedia unveiled AXE I/O SOLO, its latest entry in its of high-end guitar interfaces with advanced tone-shaping features.

The company says it’s developed for guitar players who want to record the best possible sound on the go and on a budget.

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Using LG’s new Washer with AI to do your Laundry

CES Innovation Award-Winning Washer by LG Deploys AI and Advanced 
Fabric Care

After year of doing laundry, I still sometimes second guess myself as to what the right setting is on my washer. I usually look at the tag on the garment and I’m usually safe with Automatic, Permanent-Press, Cold or Warm Wash and Dry. But today, at CES, LG Electronics (LG) unveiled its most advanced innovation in laundry, deploying artificial intelligence to deliver precision washing for optimal results without the need for any more guesswork.

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