Gadget & Games


WearableBabyMonitor-082014.jpg A company is offering a anklet for babies to track how long they sleep and if they are cranky on waking up. Named Sproutling Baby Monitor, the hypoallergenic band picks up the rate of your baby's heart beats, alerts you when she rolls over and gives you her skin temperature, the company said in a...

GameStop Corp. disclosed in a regulatory filing on Tuesday that its chief executive officer, Paul Raines, underwent unexpected surgery late last week, during which a very small, cancerous tumor was identified and successfully removed from an easily accessible part of the brain. The company stated...

playstation-081314.jpg Sony has revealed that their PlayStation 4 console has outsold all previous versions of the gaming system, moving over 10 million units to date. The PlayStation 4 console made its debut in November and hit the 5 million sales mark within four months of its release.

Nvidia-Chromebook-081314.jpg Nvidia recently announced that its Tegra K1 chip, the same one powering the graphic-card maker's Android gaming tablet, would be on Chromebooks made by Acer, the budget devices vendor who was also one of the first to venture into the niche market. Even as the decline in PC shipments slows, chipmakers...

LG-monitor-081114.jpg LG has dramatically reduced the price on its OLED TV. After launching the product last year with a $15,000 price tag, LG has now dropped the price of the second gen OLED by 75%. The 55EC9300 is available now at Best Buy for $3,500.

videogame-Obesity-080514.jpg Kids who indulge in some video gaming - an hour or so a day - are better adjusted than those who do not play at all, or who play more than three hours a day, according to research conducted at Oxford University. The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, surveyed data on over 5,000 children aged 10-15.

beatsheadphone-073114.jpg Following its $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, Apple is cutting 200 of its staff. According to Bloomberg, the cuts will come in the human resources, finance and other areas in which Apple's current staff overlaps.

camera-072914.jpg Manything, an IFTTT channel, allows users to turn an iPhone, iPad or iPod into a security camera. The app can be placed in a home and turned on via motion detector, streaming live footage to a remote console.

Phablet-072914.jpg Phablet, a cute blend of smart phone and a tablet, is showing magnificent growth in market share in the recent quarters. Sales surveys project that phablet market will explode in next years and total shipment will exceed 120 million by 2018, from a mere 20 million in 2013.

nvidiashieldtablet-072214.jpg Nvidia has confirmed the details of its new video gaming specific Shield Tablet. The Shield tablet is the next generation of the Nvidia Shield, which had the aim of combining already available tablets with gaming consoles.

netflix-072114.jpg Netflix reported an increase in quarterly profit as the online video service provider added more subscribers. However, earnings missed Wall Street estimates, reflecting costs incurred on content, while revenues surpassed expectations. Netflix provided weak earnings outlook for the third quarter, even as it indicated subscriber growth, mainly at its international segment.