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This week Amazon is hosting its biggest hardware event of the year, many new gadget A complete overview of gadgets here). YouTubers put the Apple Watch Ultra to the ultimate durability test – they smashed with a hammer Over and over again—and it worked surprisingly well, proving that Netflix is getting even more serious about its games. Opening a studio in FinlandAnd Google said it Stadia shutdown, a cloud gaming platform that launched less than three years ago. And refund everyone’s purchases (both hardware and software).
Here’s what you need to know about all the cool new gadgets launched this week.
Bowers & Wilkins PX8
of Bowers & Wilkins PX8 are the company’s new flagship noise-cancelling headphones and, at $699, the most expensive pair you can buy (other expensive competitors are Apple’s $549 AirPods Max and the Master & Dynamic $599 MW75.) The new headphones are basically B&W’s recently released high-end models. PX7 S2 ($399), with better drivers and made of more premium materials. Choose from two finishes: black or tan.
Teenage Engineering PO-80 Record Factory
Teenage Engineering is known for their creative gadgets and their latest gadgets are no exception. The PO-80 Record Factory is a unique kind of rotary that can both cut and play vinyl records. That’s right, you can connect it to your audio device (via the 3.5mm jack) and make vinyl records. Of course, these are tiny 5-inch vinyl records, so don’t expect to record an entire album (although there are adapters to make 7-inch records). The PO-80 Record Factory is USB powered and has its own built in speaker. You can also connect to external speakers via the 3.5mm connection.
One of the standouts at Amazon’s big hardware event was the Kindle Scribe. It’s the company’s newest and most high-end e-reader, but it’s most notable because it’s the first Kindle to work with a stylus (called the Scribe Pen). You can even attach it to the side of your Kindle Scribe to take notes, mark pages, or draw.
Kindle Scribe is available for pre-order and will ship before the holidays.
Another big draw at Amazon’s big hardware event was Halo Rise, a bedside alarm and sleep tracking device. Halo Rise has a built-in light and clock that gradually warms up (mimicking a sunrise) and gradually wakes you up. It also has an integrated sensor for sleep tracking. It tracks breathing patterns and room conditions such as temperature, light levels, and humidity, and provides information about your sleep that you can access in the Alexa app. It’s not a speaker without Alexa integration, but it works with existing Alexa smart speakers.
Halo Rise is available for pre-order and will ship later this year.
Astro House Free Light Alpha
The Freewrite Alpha is Astrohaus’ most affordable smart typewriter ever. For those of you who don’t know, smart typewriters allow you to type on a black and white screen, freeing you from many Internet distractions (email, etc.). You can connect to Wi-Fi and access your typed documents later. Astrohaus is currently running his Indiegogo campaign for Freewrite Alpha, which is expected to ship in 2023.
Skullcandy PLYR, SLYR Pro, SLYR Headset
Skullcandy has released a gaming headset for the first time in years. There are three different models — PLYR ($130), SLYR Pro ($100) When SLYR ($60) — and ll is relatively affordable and compatible with PCs and modern consoles. The SLYR is the base model and works only as a wired headset. The other two, PLYR and SLYR Pro, work wirelessly and have more advanced features. You can set your own sound profile. It comes with a low-latency wireless transmitter and integrates with the Tile tracker.
price: $60 — $130
Logitech MX Mechanical Mini for Mac
Logitech has announced a new version of its popular wireless mechanical keyboard, the MX Mechanical Mini. This time, it’s made specifically for Mac setups. The first model was compatible with Mac, but the new model is “Designed for Mac” series. The only real difference is that it has the same keycaps and configuration as the Magic Keyboard, and the keyboard is available in either Space Gray or Pale Gray to match your Mac.
Nothing officially announced the new product, but it did release a teaser video and gorgeous press photos of the next pair of wireless earbuds called Ear (stick). Expected to be very different, they come in cylindrical, brightly colored charging cases.
price: to be decided
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