Author: Colt Agar

Kickstarter Suspends Autonomous SmartDesk 3 Campaign After Raising $76K

It has only been 72 hours since Autonomous launched their newest Kickstarter campaign, this time for the launch of their SmartDesk 3. Beyond the traditional sit/stand desk concept, the company integrated a touchscreen interface into the top of the SmartDesk 3 which utilizes its artificial intelligence to interact with its user. With a retail price of $600, this desk all that cheap although it is considered affordable in the smart furniture market. For the first 100 backers, you could score $150 off retail or $100 off retail if you decide to back later on. In the initial 72 hour...

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Warby Parker’s New iOS App Utilizes TrueDepth Camera

One of the most innovative features of Apple's new iPhone X is the front-facing TrueDepth camera which not only takes excellent photos, but it can accurately scan your face for authentication purposes. As you'd expect, Apple incorporated this technology natively into iOS for unlocking your phone and verifying your identity for purchases or iCloud keychain access. Beyond this, the excitement comes in when you consider what third-party app developers can do with this technology. Warby Parker is one of the first to incorporate TrueDepth results into their iOS app which is now available for download. Since the company sells...

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The Autonomous SmartDesk 3 ‘Kickstarter’ Campaign Has Gone Live

When ergonomic furniture became all the rage in the office scene, many consumer budgets couldn't support these high-end chairs or sit/stand desks. To combat this problem, a startup called Autonomous entered the market with their affordable line of ergonomic sit/stand desks, chairs, and stools. In the past, we reviewed the company's ErgoChair which has been a top seller since launching around this time last year. Autonomous has officially launched their newest Kickstarter campaign as of this morning despite having their previous campaign shut down after raising $615K. The latest crowdfunding attempt is to raise money for their new SmartDesk 3 which is...

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Samsung’s Latest Advertisement Is Aimed Directly At iPhone Users (Video)

It is no secret that the smartphone industry is cutthroat with manufacturers having to one-up each other every year while maintaining an affordability on consumer wallets. One of the biggest rivalries involves tech giants, Samsung and Apple, whose devices have gone head to head for the past decade. Adding Google and their flagship Pixel devices into the mix and the competition over handsets have never been more fierce. Consumers now have more quality models to choose from than ever before so winning over their business is a skill that these brands need to master. Samsung has released a video...

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Microsoft Ending Free Windows 10 Upgrades On December 31st

When Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 back in 2015, the operating system was met with high praise despite the poor reception to Windows 8. Since then, the software has been made available for a free update for Windows users, and many have taken advantage. The company stopped offering free upgrades to Windows 10 as of July 2016, but there was a loophole extension for users who requested a free upgrade due to the operating system's accessibility features. Microsoft has updated their website to state that all free Windows 10 upgrades will cease on December 31st. For those buying a...

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Q&A: What Is The Best Smart Doorbell Camera?

After doing the research and testing with dozens of models, we have determined that the best smart doorbell camera is the Ring Video Doorbell 2. We chose this model due to the support for both wireless and wired connectivity, smart alerts, third-party integrations and 1080P HD video capture.For those looking for more in-depth information surrounding this topic, the remainder of this article was written provide you with everything you need to know about smart doorbells including what they are, how they work and five of the best models to consider purchasing. Here at The Tech Reviewer, we strive to provide...

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