The hottest Gadgets Substack posts right now

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Big Technology • 3878 implied HN points • 05 Feb 24
  1. The Apple Vision Pro headset has impressive technology like mixed reality and a comfortable design, but its high price raises questions on its target audience.
  2. Insiders believe that the Vision Pro may be more suited for developers and enterprise users due to its productivity potential, rather than appealing to the general consumer market.
  3. The Vision Pro's unique design and solitary usage may affect its adoption speed, with opinions split on its potential success in the long term.
SINGULARITY WEEKLY • 1081 implied HN points • 17 Jan 24
  1. CES 2024 showcased a variety of futuristic gadgets and technologies like social robots and brain interfaces.
  2. People are embracing a digital future with wearables, brain scanners, and virtual reality gadgets.
  3. The event raises concerns about tech dependency and the potential loss of humanity in a rapidly advancing technological world.
Mike’s List • 157 implied HN points • 09 Feb 24
  1. AI glasses are emerging as a significant tech gadget category in 2024, offering quick access to AI agents, assistants, and tools.
  2. AI glasses are becoming popular due to their affordability, wearability, and versatility in various activities like driving, skiing, and even flying.
  3. The new AI glasses from Brilliant Labs, called Frames, offer a see-through screen interface, support prescription lenses, and focus on providing AI content and interactions, offering 'AI superpowers'.
Vincos Newsletter • 569 implied HN points • 13 Jan 24
  1. Perplexity is a startup creating an AI engine to rival Google and ChatGPT, with significant backing and user base.
  2. OpenAI released GPT Store and ChatGPT Team, facing legal challenges around copyright use of articles.
  3. Tech updates include Apple's Vision Pro launch, Rabbit R1 pocket computer, and Getty Images/Nvidia Generative AI platform.
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KURATION • 19 implied HN points • 14 Jan 24
  1. Kuration #275 provided a recap of important tech and media headlines from the past week.
  2. The newsletter covered various topics including CES 2024, company layoffs, new tech releases, and startup news.
  3. Readers can catch up on what's happening in the tech industry by subscribing to Kuration.
Freddie deBoer • 2 HN points • 07 Feb 24
  1. The Freewrite Alpha is a writing-only device with a focus on simplicity, typing experience, and lack of distractions. It caters to those who struggle with digital distractions.
  2. The build quality of the Alpha is great, with premium materials and sturdy construction. Its lightweight and portability make it easy to carry around.
  3. The device's unreasonably long battery life, instant power button function, and reliable WiFi syncing are standout features. However, the small screen size and some odd UI choices might be drawbacks for potential users.
The Rectangle • 84 implied HN points • 03 Mar 23
  1. The convenience of true wireless earbuds like AirPods makes it easy to use them for all tasks.
  2. Constantly using earbuds may lead to feeling disconnected from the environment and hinder boredom, which can be beneficial.
  3. Tech's push for attention through gadgets like AirPods has made it easy to fill every gap in our lives with audio distractions.


The Nibble • 9 implied HN points • 01 Oct 23
  1. Spotify introduced a new personalized collaborative listening feature called Spotify Jam.
  2. Deno, NodeJS, and Bun are in a race to optimize JS ecosystem performance.
  3. Google is discontinuing Google Podcasts and Google Jamboard.
Mike’s List • 0 implied HN points • 09 Feb 24
  1. New AI glasses, like Frames from Brilliant Labs, provide a unique twist with a screen built into one lens.
  2. 2024 is considered the Year of AI Glasses, indicating a significant advancement in face-computer technology.
  3. Early adopters and reviewers showcase the Apple Vision Pro glasses in various real-world scenarios like skiing, driving, and flying.
Resiliency Tech • 0 implied HN points • 01 Mar 23
  1. At CanJam, headphone enthusiasts are predominantly male, young, and willing to pay for small improvements in performance.
  2. Wireless Bluetooth headphones are improving but still lag behind wired models in performance.
  3. Headphone amplifiers are gaining popularity for driving hard-to-move drivers in headphones, yielding better performance at lower volumes.
startupdreams • 0 implied HN points • 21 Feb 24
  1. The Apple Vision Pro has impressive display quality with crystal clear images and sharp edges, along with natural hand and eye tracking.
  2. The device allows for immersive experiences, with the potential to revolutionize various activities like editing photos, shopping, and watching sports.
  3. Apple Immersive Video, featuring 8k content that fills 180 degrees of view, stands out as a killer feature that can transform content consumption.