Bluetooth speakers that light up your ears and party space

By

The Saratoga wireless speaker.
The Saratoga wireless speaker.
Photo: Acoustic Research

Cult of Mac CES 2016 full coverageIf music is one of the lights of your life, then shouldn’t your speakers shine, too?

Acoustic Research introduced a new line of wireless speakers that offer quality sound, a design attractive indoors and out and a customizable, multi-color LED light to fit the mood of your music and social scene.

Multi-sport sensor will help you reach PIQ performance

By

Think you have game? PIQ will give you the data to help you prove or improve.
Think you have game? PIQ will give you the data to help you prove or improve.
Photo: PIQ

Cult of Mac CES 2016 full coverageYour god gave you athletic gifts, or so you believe. But don’t listen to yourself or buddies who play alongside you and talk trash about your skills.

PIQ, a multi-sport sensor, can quickly tease out the divine delusion with Earthly performance metrics that, if you’re honest with yourself, can help you improve your game, whether its golf, tennis, skiing or 21 other sports.

New Hopper 3 DVR only lets you record 16 shows at once

By

Such a disappointment - only 16 shows at a time.
Such a disappointment - only 16 shows at a time.
Photo: Dish TV

Cult of Mac CES 2016 full coverageYou now have a new buddy to enable you to binge watch TV like never before.

DishTV just rolled out the Hopper 3 DVR, which lets you record up to 16 programs at once. Sixteen! Consider that the first DVR player in 1999 only let you record one show at a time.

It seems like DishTV is putting its eggs in a basket that contrasts nicely with the Apple TV streaming model; the Hopper 3 will store all your shows for you and not have an effect on your bandwidth bottom line.

Presence security camera keeps an eye outside your door

By

The Presence that promises to deliver peace of mind.
The Presence that promises to deliver peace of mind.
Photo: Netatmo

Cult of Mac CES 2016 full coverage
Consumer electronics company Netatmo has made a camera that is easily overlooked as it keeps a lookout outside your door.

The outdoor surveillance camera Netatmo named Presence uses an algorithm to detect whether something in its view is a person, car or animal. It then immediately sends a notification through a companion iPhone or Android app along with an option to see what the camera recorded.

Back up more of your Mac with Samsung’s new terabyte SSD

By

Samsung Portable SSD T3 CES 2016
Bigger, faster, better.
Photo: Samsung

Cult of Mac CES 2016 full coverage If you’re like the rest of us, you’ve got a nice Mac with plenty of video, photos, and apps on it. Time Machine is a fantastic way to keep your stuff all backed up and safe, so you’ll need a high-capacity drive to do that with.

Samsung’s new external solid state drive (SSD), called the T3, has the capacity of multiple terabytes to keep more of your data backed up and the speed to make it easy.

“Following the successful worldwide launch of the Portable SSD T1 in 2015, we made several significant upgrades to the T3 based on the feedback and needs of our customers, which included content creators and business professionals in particular,” said Samsung’s Un-Soo Kim in a statement.