Geek Beat Live 146 Uncut: MIT OKs the Robot Takeover and Berlin

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Editor’s Choice: Cheero Energy Plus Portable Battery


Cheero is a company usually known for their all so adorably Japanese Danboard series of portable batteries. They are shaped like little robot heads and some even include a stand that turns then into a full robot figure. Things like this is what has geeks idolizing Japanese culture. If that’s not your speed, Cheero also […]

Corning Expands Optical Cables to Europe


Customers in Europe now have access to Corning’s line of Optical Thunderbolt cables. The cables allow for Thunderbolt connections at lengths that would be impossible with copper cables. They will come in multiple sizes from 5.5m, 10m, 20m, 30m, and even 60m. The cables are now available at the German Apple Store. Corning Expands Availability […]

Creative Sound Blaster E5 Announced


Creative has broadened their Sound Blaster line with a new DAC/Amplifier for headphones called the Sound Blaster E5. The company claims audiophile-level components and sound. The E5 connects to your computer via USB (or select mobile devices) and gives you a pair of 3.5mm jacks to connect your headphones into. It also features line-in and […]

ARCHOS Brings New Android and Windows Products to IFA 2014


ARCHOS has shown off a gaggle of Android and Windows Smartphones and tablets ahead of next week’s IFA show in Berlin. On the Android side, the company has launched the 50b Platinum. It features a 5″ IPS screen, dual SIM support, and 8mp front and 2mp rear cameras. It will ship in September for $149. […]

Braven Brings More Colors to its Model 705 Speakers


Interested in Braven’s acclaimed speakers, but want to add a little bit more color? They’ve fulfilled your wish with the 705. While it may be a looker, it’s all Braven. The speaker features their HD sound in a compact package. The speaker can also be used as a speaker phone and two can be paired […]

Verizon Officially Launches Plans for Voice Over LTE


The next big thing in the wireless industry is Voice Over LTE aka VoLTE. It is a voice over IP standard that uses your phone’s LTE modem for a much clearer sound than capable over traditional GSM and CDMA 1x technology. The company with arguably the most complete data LTE network, Verizon Wireless, has now […]

Revocharge Gives Your Smartphone Protection and Easy Charging


It’s not very often we see something new and exciting in charging, but Revocharge fits that bill. It’s a very flexible system that adjusts to your phone. The case comes in versions for the iPhone 5/5S, various Samsung Note and Galaxy devices, and the HTC One M8. The system will wirelessly charge and sync your […]

Swann Announces New Digital Wireless Security System


Swann Security has announced its new Digital Wireless Security System. The system uses peer to peer technology that that uses ID numbers and QR codes to tie individual components together using Swann’s secure server. The centerpiece of the system is Swann’s ADW-410TM camera. These are motion triggered and record in 720p HD. It’s also got […]

Blue Microphones Announces Mo-Fi Active Headphones


Blue Mics has an almost 20 year history of making great microphones that musicians and presenters have come to depend on. Now they’re trying their hand at headphones with Mo-Fi. The Mo-Fi headphones are active, with a built-in 240mw amplifier. That’s roughly six times the power of a passive source. This lessens the work your […]