Sonos Move : Truly wireless
The inventor of the mutliroom audio system, California-based Sonos has built its Wi-Fi speaker concept around a variety of formats. The only thing missing was a model equipped with a battery that could be moved from room to room. This gap has been a thing of the past since the availability of Move, the first Sonos battery-powered speaker.
NordVPN: the best of VPN for the Christmas holidays
We can’t repeat it enough: the VPN is the Internet user’s best friend! In addition to ensuring undeniable confidentiality of network exchanges, it protects to a certain extent against hacker attacks and anonymizes the connection. But of course everything would be perfect in the best of worlds if all VPNs were equal.
MI LED Smart Bulb: all colours!
While Philips led the way with its Hue range of connected luminaires, the manufacturer was soon joined by others. Among them, the Chinese Xiaomi with the Mi LED Smart Bulb. Equivalent to the Dutchman’s, it is still sold for almost half the price. Enough to arouse the interest of the unconditional fans of the connected home who do not wish to ruin themselves.
Skylum Luminar 4: when the AI retouches your photos
The use of artificial intelligence is becoming more and more widespread, taking place in certain highly specialised fields such as finance or scientific research. On the public side, that’s another matter. With the exception of smartphones, few really accessible products implement it. Among them, however, Skylum’s Luminar 4 offers photographers the opportunity to perform complex tasks for them. Whether you are a beginner, an enlightened amateur or a professional, it is difficult to remain insensitive to the charms and effectiveness of this atypical application.
Iriscan Desk 5 Pro: scanning at full speed!
Whether in the professional or private sphere, the scanning of a document is usually carried out with the scanner of a multifunctional printer and the operation often encounters limits.
Secrid Cardprotector: Caged cards
Bank cards equipped with NFC chips are considered to be more easily hackable. Some people are concerned (and rightly so) and neutralize the function by permanently cutting the built-in antenna. Others, anxious to maintain contactless payment, opt for less radical strategies such as the use of an anti-RFID card holder. The products of Secrid, which was the first to offer the concept in Europe, set the standard in this area.
Namco Museum Mini Player: nostalgia, compact version
Nostalgia for the tech products of the end of the last millennium has never been so strong. Music lovers swear by vinyl, photographers have Chimène’s eyes for silver film, and gamers in their forties sigh as they think of the games and consoles of their childhood.
DeepL: the in-depth translation
Whenever we talk about online translation, we usually think of Google or Microsoft’s services. These two players, although important in this segment, are not the only ones. Among the competition, DeepL is among the most successful services. And let’s not be afraid to write it down: the quality of the translations produced by this German company is enough to make the mastodons of secteur blush with envy!
INSTA360 One X: a great idea
Specialist of 360° cameras, Insta360 exploits the two lenses of its One X in a rather unexpected way. In addition to spherical capture, it excels in the making of Full HD videos by completely removing the notion of framing when shooting. This is done a posteriori, from a smartphone or a computer. And that opens up new perspectives.
LomoMod No.1: photographic cardboard
Those nostalgic for photo film are familiar with Lomography. This Austrian company has set itself the goal of bringing traditional photography up to date, as opposed to the “ froideur glacée ” of digital photography. For the last ten years or so, Lomography has been reinventing boxes, each one more delirious than the last. Some are reissues of old models, others are original creations.
Sunnybag Leaf Pro: full of solar energy
In hiker or backpacker mode, finding a power source when the battery of your camera or smartphone goes flat is sometimes impossible. Unless you had the good idea to take a solar charger with you. While there are more and more of them on the market, they are not all the same. Far from it. Leaf Pro from Sunnybag stands out from the crowd with a set of very interesting features.
Atelier Gaston: great luxury, low prices
Once stated, the concept of the Atelier Gaston seems obvious: “ et why not recover scraps of leather from luxury Parisian houses to make accessories for smartphones ?» It’s all very silly, but it had to be penser ! Three friends have joined forces to create a collection of high quality accessories.
Oura Ring: health is on your fingertips
While they provide interesting information about how you exercise or sleep, activity trackers suffer from a fatal flaw for some: they are conspicuous, and sometimes even ugly. Of course, there are relatively discreet connected watches, but they are not suitable for everyone either…
QuietOn Sleep: welcome noise reduction
Gaining peace of mind while sleeping is priceless: any human being who has ever had to sleep in a noisy environment will be able to confirm this. Of course, there are radical solutions, such as earplugs or earplugs, which, although not always comfortable, also have the characteristic of blocking all noise, including alarm clocks, which can sometimes be annoying. Imagining an alternative solution, the start-up QuietOn had the excellent idea of creating earplugs with selective noise cancellation.
Creative Pebble V2: the speakers at floor prices
Creative, a pioneer and specialist in computer sound reproduction, has an impressive catalogue of speakers for computers and MP3 players. The Pebble V2, designed for use with a desktop PC or notebook, has the triple advantage of being aesthetically pleasing, inexpensive and requiring no external power supply.
Moshi Captus: a sturdy, practical and elegant backpack
While it’s not very difficult to find a good backpack, finding one that’s almost perfect is not easy. Especially if it has to be elegant, solid and functional at the same time. Luckily, Moshi’s here.
Insta360 GB: very stable, very good!
Are you looking for a lightweight, ultra-stabilized camera? Then you’re going to love the Insta360 GB. Better known for its 360° cameras, the manufacturer offers with the Go its first model filming “traditional” sequences. Or almost.
Varram Pet Fitness Robot: it’s Christmas for our four-legged friends too!
How about for Christmas, you spoil your favorite pet? The Pet Fitness Robot, from the Korean company Varram, has been designed to entertain a cat or dog while its owners are away.
Mova Globe: and yet it’s spinning!
It’s hard not to be amazed by the Mova-designed globes. Why? Simply because their operation seems to be magic, even if in reality it is rather a very intelligent exploitation of the physical properties of certain materials, combined with an application of the laws of mechanical physics.
ReMarkable: at last a real electronic notebook
ReMarkable is a tablet. But beware, not just any one: it has a very low-powered processor, only 8GB of non-expandable storage space, a monochrome display and is not capable of producing sound. Anyway, she’s got some high-tech repellent… And yet, once tested, you can’t do without it!
Pictoscanner: a second life is possible
We all came across a shoebox full of old negatives and faded photos while searching our parents’ or grandparents’ homes. Forgotten for years, these testimonials of a bygone era can be given a second youth and delight family memories. Comment ? Thanks to PictoScanner, a clever little device created by Simon Lautrop.
GiiKER Super Cube i3SE: the Rubik’s Cube in connected version!
Designed in 1974 by Ernő Rubik, the Rubik’s Cube is one of the most diabolical puzzles ever invented. We’re not going to insult you here by presenting it to you: sold in tens of millions of copies on the planet, the little cube is universally known.
Polaroid Lab: the revenge of analog over digital!
Taking pictures with a smartphone, anyone can do it. And everyone does, and then forgets them in the memory. The Polaroid Lab allows them to live. After all, a photo only really exists if it is seen and shared, non ?