Expectations and Rumors Around CES 2018

As we rapidly approach one of the year’s most exciting technology showcases, CES aka the Consumer Electronics Show, Endgadget author Daniel Cooper has compiled many of the rumors and expectations—from “low-power, super-efficient” personal computers to budget mobile phones, sleep sensors, 4K TVs and more. Developments can be expected in both gaming and smart home systems. Of course, we’re all excited about a new wave of …

Electronics Sculpted from Biodegradable Materials

For his thesis project at Holon Institute of Technology, Shay Castel constructed a series of speakers, clocks and lamps from biodegradable materials. Each piece calls into question the amount of time consumers use products—here, allowing them to comfortably dispose of components when their time is up but also encouraging individuals to use what they’ve acquired while they last. The interior electronic components, however, can stand …

Samsung’s Chef Collection

WiFi-enabled, high-tech appliances that make your kitchen smarter

by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick It’s likely that your kitchen can be a lot more sophisticated than it is right now. Sure, you can buy a fancy blender or smart tableware—but items like that are accessories in the creation of a kitchen. To really enhance the space, look toward the major appliances. Your refrigerator, for example, can be upgraded into a giant tablet with remote accessibility …

Interview: Joey Roth on His Ceramic Towers

Combining rich sound quality with sculptural, grand design

Industrial designer Joey Roth has been thinking about his just-released, minimal ceramic towers for some time—even before his subwoofer, he tells us, which was over three years ago. The final execution is a grand, sculptural creation measuring 6 x 8 x 26 inches that elevates his ceramic speakers beautifully without sacrificing sound quality. It’s not an easy feat: combining technology with design, form with function. …

Stainless Steel RHA T10i Earphones

British headphone brand RHA's foray into the high-end, design-forward listening experience

The latest in-ear headphone model, the T10i, from British audio experts RHA catches the eye immediately with unexpected design features. The ergonomic ear pieces are constructed from stainless steel—giving the set a sturdy weight while adding durability—and the ear hooks aren’t the standard rigid plastic curve, but a patent-pending moldable wire that runs unobtrusively behind the ear. RHA is known for their collection of affordable …