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iDevices Further Strengthens its Smart Home Solutions Platform with the iDevices Dimmer Switch

16 Aug 2017 iDevices Further Strengthens its Smart Home Solutions Platform with the iDevices Dimmer Switch […]...

The iDevices® Dimmer Switch is the latest addition to iDevices’ growing line of premium integrated products that work with Apple HomeKit™, Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant. Avon, Conn. – August 16, 2017 – iDevices, the preeminent brand in the connected home industry, announced today the availability of the iDevices Dimmer Switch, the brand’s first major product release since it was acquired by Hubbell Incorporated earlier this year. The iDevices Dimmer Switch demonstrates the company’s continued advancement towards high quality, in-wall connected controls that not only enhance the homes of DIY enthusiasts, but also enrich the offerings of builders and professional installers alike. It represents a significant competitive advantage as the only hub-less smart switch that’s compatible with Siri®, Alexa and the Google Assistant, all in one easy-to-use product. Home builders and professional installers can now fulfill the needs of customers looking to build or upgrade their smart homes, no matter what platform or device they use. The iDevices Dimmer Switch joins the iDevices Wall Switch, Wall Outlet, and Thermostat to round out iDevices’ core offerings for both new construction and retrofit applications.“The iDevices Dimmer Switch enhances our extensive line of premium smart home solutions and brings us closer to…

MSI INFINITE A DESKTOP NOW AVAILABLE

15 Aug 2017 MSI INFINITE A DESKTOP NOW AVAILABLE […]...

New easily upgradeable gaming desktop PC brings high performance and longevity to gamers’ battlestations City of Industry, Calif. – August 15, 2017 – After announcing it at Computex 2017, MSI, world leader in gaming hardware, announced today the availability of the Infinite A gaming desktop. Available in a large variety of configurations, the essence of the Infinite A is to provide power and performance through endless possibilities. The MSI Infinite gaming desktop was inspired by a never-ending desire to game. With a variety of prebuilt configurations, as well as the ability to easily upgrade components, the Infinite is for gamers looking for a high-performing gaming PC now and into the future. It features two 3.5” HDD and three 2.5” SSD/HDD bays, supports up to 64GB of RAM and the graphics card is mounted vertically and is easy to upgrade. The Infinite is available with a MSI GTX 1070, GTX 1080 or GTX 1080TI GPU. MSI graphics cards achieve a 14 percent higher average GPU clock and are 35 percent quieter than other GTX cards on the market. Paired with the Twin Frozr VI cooler, gamers’ GPUs will maintain high performance while staying quiet and cool. In addition to the power…

SteelSeries Releases ‘The Complete Package’, Mechanical Gaming Keyboard – the APEX M750

15 Aug 2017 SteelSeries Releases ‘The Complete Package’, Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - the APEX M750 […]...

The M750 features SteelSeries QX2 switches, aerospace aluminum and exclusive SteelSeries Engine Apps for Discord and more  CHICAGO – Today, SteelSeries announced the APEX M750, the ‘complete package’ mechanical keyboard, delivering durability in a beautifully simplified package. The M750 brings new QX2 mechanical switches, per key RGB lighting and SteelSeries Engine Apps to gamers, giving them the ultimate combination of beauty, performance and customization. The APEX M750 features SteelSeries’ QX2 linear mechanical gaming switches to deliver ultra-fast and consistent gameplay. Their low-force, linear actuation point also deliver a whisper-quiet response and have a guaranteed lifespan of 50 million key presses. The keyboard was designed with an aerospace aluminum core for durability, stability and a sleek, modern look. “Gamers have strong and vocal opinions about keyboards; and it’s a crowded market with vast options of different switches, features and materials, but there are always compromises. That is what makes the Apex M750 different – we didn’t compromise on any of it, instead we listened and are delivering the complete package,” said SteelSeries CEO, Ehtisham Rabbani. “With the launch of the new keyboard we are proud to bring new and first-to-market SteelSeries Engine features to gamers, like the Discord App, ImageSync and…

Strava Offers Runners a Deeper Dive into Data with Workout Analysis for Mobile

9 Aug 2017 Strava Offers Runners a Deeper Dive into Data with Workout Analysis for Mobile […]...

Today Strava, the social network for athletes, brings their popular Premium Workout Analysis feature to mobile, offering runners detailed visualizations of their workout metrics on their smartphones. Previously only available on web, Workout Analysis lets runners go beyond average pace to access clear visual representations of their interval workouts and splits. The lap-by-lap breakdown shows each interval’s distance, time, pace, and training zone, taking the guesswork out of assessing your workout performance.  Learn more about Workout Analysis here. “We’re excited to put Workout Analysis, one of our most popular Premium features, into the hands of runners everywhere,” says Aaron Forth, Chief Product Officer at Strava. “We originally created our Workout Analysis feature to give runners a better way to dig into their interval data. Whether you’re doing laps around a track, hill repeats, or taking walk breaks during a long run, you probably care more about certain parts of your run. Workout Analysis makes it easy to hone in on the intervals you care about.” To begin using the new mobile feature, athletes simply need to record and upload a run with Strava or one of 100+ Strava-compatible GPS devices. Premium athletes can then tap into the visualization on the…

Get in the Moment with the new M-Line Featuring Immersive Ambiglow by Philips

1 Aug 2017 Get in the Moment with the new M-Line Featuring Immersive Ambiglow by Philips […]...

Fremont, California – Today EPI, the leading technology company and brand license partner for Philips monitors, announces the new 326M6FJSB, a 32-inch Philips QHD LCD display with immersive Ambiglow. With its immersive lighting effects, Ultra Wide-Color Technology, SmartImage Game mode, and Flicker-free technology, the 326M6FJSB is the perfect monitor for home entertainment and productivity. The Philips 326M6FJSB 32” QHD monitor retails for $379.99 MSRP, but is currently available at Micro Center for the discounted promotional price of $299.99. The 326M6FJSB features Philips Ambiglow technology that adds a new dimension to the viewing experience. This innovative technology enlarges the screen by creating a halo of light around its edges. The monitor is powered by a fast processor that analyses the incoming image content and continuously adapts the color and brightness of the emitted light to match the image. Users can adjust the ambience according to their preferences. Especially well-suited for watching movies, sports or playing games, Philips Ambiglow offers a unique and immersive viewing experience. In addition to Ambiglow lighting, the monitor also supports Philips’ Ultra Wide-Color technology. This technology delivers a wider spectrum of colors for a more brilliant picture, producing more natural-looking greens, vivid reds and deeper blues. The IPS…

SteelSeries Unveils the First, True 1-to-1 Esports Gaming Mouse Sensor – Exclusively Featured in the New Sensei 310 and Rival 310 Gaming Mice

1 Aug 2017 SteelSeries Unveils the First, True 1-to-1 Esports Gaming Mouse Sensor - Exclusively Featured in the New Sensei 310 and Rival 310 Gaming Mice […]...

CHICAGO – SteelSeries, the fastest growing major PC gaming headset brand in the US*, today sets a new standard in gaming mouse sensor technology with the launch of the SteelSeries TrueMove3 optical sensor, engineered in partnership with PixArt, becoming the first true 1-to-1 sensor.  SteelSeries releases the TrueMove3 sensor exclusively in the newly designed Sensei 310 and Rival 310 gaming mice.    “We are launching the first true, esports sensor,” said Ehtisham Rabbani, SteelSeries CEO. “Our brand was built more than 15 years ago to help esports pros win championships.  We are proud and humbled that our gear has won more prize money than any other brand.  We have done this by ignoring conventional wisdom, and focusing on what truly makes esports pros better – out of that quest comes the new TrueMove sensor.” The TrueMove3 Sensor – The First True Esports Sensor The TrueMove3 is a 12,000 CPI, 350 IPS optical sensor that SteelSeries built with sensor industry leader, PixArt. Its ultra-low-latency, rapid-response tracking delivers the most natural and accurate mouse movement. Unlike other mouse sensors bogged down with inefficient jitter reduction and tracking latency, TrueMove3’s 1-to-1 tracking from 100 to 3,500 CPI delivers true esports performance. No other…

MSI Updates its Thin and Powerful WS63 Workstation with NVIDIA Quadro P4000 Graphics

31 Jul 2017 MSI Updates its Thin and Powerful WS63 Workstation with NVIDIA Quadro P4000 Graphics […]...

New workstation features Quadro P4000 for superior mobile performance City of Industry, Calif. – MSI, a world leader in computer hardware, continues to innovate its workstation line with the announcement of the updated WS63, powered by Quadro P4000 with Max-Q Design. With its smaller design, improved graphics performance and optimized air flow system, MSI redefines portable workstation performance. Based on NVIDIA Pascal architecture, the Quadro P4000 GPU delivers over 40 percent better visualization performance and 1.7 times the computing performance of the previous generation. The WS63 has the performance and memory capacity required for large models, detailed photo-realistic renderings and compelling VR experience in a thin and light mobile workstation chassis. The P4000 is paired with 8GB GDDR5 memory to drive realistic VR environments, display complex models and easily handle large computational datasets. The WS63 also features NVIDIA GPU Boost 3.0 which automatically maximizes application performance in real time, while staying within the power and thermal envelope available to the GPU. The P4000 dramatically reduces visual aliasing with up to 64 times full-scene antialiasing, supports 16K texture and render processing and Pascal memory compression, increasing bandwidth by up to 20% by reducing the amount of data fetch from memory for…

ECOXGEAR Launches into Bluetooth Headphone Market at Outdoor Retailer 2017 with Wide Assortment, including True Wireless and Entry-Level Options

26 Jul 2017 ECOXGEAR Launches into Bluetooth Headphone Market at Outdoor Retailer 2017 with Wide Assortment, including True Wireless and Entry-Level Options […]...

Check out ECOXGEAR’s entire line of rugged Bluetooth headphones, earbuds and adapters during Summer Outdoor Retailer 2017 at booth #BR305 SALT LAKE CITY – July 26, 2017 – ECOXGEAR, known for its rugged line of high quality, portable and waterproof speakers and power banks, is expanding into a new sector of personal audio. Using its longstanding premium audio experience, ECOXGEAR is now launching nine new products in the Bluetooth headphone category, ranging from true wireless earbuds to a Bluetooth adapter. EcoSportbuds TW90: TRUE WIRELESS BLUETOOTH EARBUD Spearheading ECOXGEAR’s new headphone line is the EcoSportbuds TW90 ($129.99), the brand’s first waterproof, true wireless, Bluetooth earbuds. The unique design of the EcoSportbuds TW90 wraps around the ears, giving them significantly better wireless range and performance than minimalistic designed earbuds, all while staying in place during any activity. Additional features include microphones in each earbud, which can be used simultaneously or separately, 8mm drivers, a 5-hour rechargeable battery and varying size tips to fit each unique user. EcoSportbuds BW20: ENTRY LEVEL BLUETOOTH EARBUD The EcoSportbuds BW20 is the brand’s entry-level Bluetooth earbud, priced at just $24.99. With the in-ear hook and magnetic attraction between buds, they will be comfortable both while in use…

Meet SolPad: Improving Access to Energy with the First Fully-Integrated Sustainable Smart Energy System and Software

26 Jul 2017 Meet SolPad: Improving Access to Energy with the First Fully-Integrated Sustainable Smart Energy System and Software […]...

SolPad is making clean, reliable power accessible to everyone, everywhere with everything needed to collect, store, convert, and manage solar power within one device. MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — July 26, 2017 — SolPad, disrupters of the conventional sustainable and renewable energy landscape, announced today an exclusive bi-coastal media preview of their innovative technology to usher in SolPad’s availability launch in 2018.  Solar energy in the United States is changing. In the last decade, solar has experienced an average annual growth rate of 68%, but mass adoption faces challenges. For consumers and homeowners, large, expensive, and disjointed equipment that doesn’t easily integrate with other components, makes personal, clean energy independence seem unapproachable. For local governments, emerging cities and NGO’s, difficult installs, scalability and on-going maintenance creates barriers to supplying solar energy for the community. SolPad is providing solutions both in the home and at the commercial level, whether the issue is battery storage and ease-of-use or power grid vulnerabilities from growing populations and rolling blackouts. The software behind SolPad is the real differentiator that’s changing the solar industry with an all-in-one, scalable solution to renewable energy. SolPad is the first and only fully-integrated solar system. It has the ability to collect,…

Phiaton Announces BT 390 Foldable Headphones for Travelers and Commuters on the Go

26 Jul 2017 Phiaton Announces BT 390 Foldable Headphones for Travelers and Commuters on the Go […]...

On-ear headphones deliver a compact and comfortable fit with extended battery life for long trips  IRVINE, Calif. – Phiaton Corporation, a premium manufacturer of high-performance personal audio products, introduces the latest addition to its popular line of wireless headphones and earphones: the BT 390. Featuring Bluetooth® 4.1 and crafted with a minimalistic exterior and easy-to-carry design, BT 390 caters to travelers and commuters who appreciate style and innovative features. The new foldable headphones are available for $79 on Amazon. Phiaton’s compact BT 390 wireless headphones feature Bluetooth® 4.1, providing improved sound quality and a long battery life for 30 hours of non-stop music playing time. Powerful 40mm drivers deliver an optimized vibration system, adding extra emphasis on high frequency clarity and an improved sound stage, while oversized Neodymium magnets provide a rich, commanding bass. Padded ear and head pads offer a comfortable fit for long flights, while the fold and go design makes these compact headphones ideal for commuters and frequent travelers, as they may be easily stored in carry-on luggage and shoulder bags. Keeping busy music lovers hands-free while on the go, the versatile BT 390 headphones are equipped with multifunction buttons and a microphone on the ear cups for…