Make Beats by Bouncing the Oddball Drum Machine

Funding on Kickstarter now, a product that's part musical toy and part tech device

Currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter, the Oddball is many clever entities, crammed into a palm-sized sphere. Part toy, part musical instrument and part tech device, this invention is a drum machine that can be bounced to make different sounds. Almost any surface can be used—simply bounce the Oddball (the lighter you bounce, the more delicate the sound) and sensors inside translate noise via Bluetooth to a …

Wired’s List of Gadgets for iPhone Filmmaking

With the iPhone X shooting 4K video at 60 frames per second, pocket-sized capturing capabilities truly rival that of larger set-ups. Still, certain things are missing: from stabilization to various lenses and true sound control. Wired has assembled a list of items that increase the pro-look of iPhone filmmaking, from an app to various stabilizing accessories. The Joby GripTight One Magnetic tripod might be what …

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 …