Electronics

by Pamela Price

It’s Fall and students are back at college, university or grad school. At the work place, offices are in full swing. There are essays to write, photos to edit, files to share. All of this means you need more space. Space is one of the most important things at any office or in any classroom. How can we organize, hold and share all of our files without our hard drive crashing? LATF has searched for some of the newest tech gadgets that add more space in your life.

Celluon Epic Laser Projection Keyboard
It’s amazing how far we’ve come in technology. No more Q-tip cleaning for your keyboard with Celluon’s Epic projection keyboard and multi-touch mouse device. The gadget fits in the palm of your hand. It’s compatible with iOS 4.0 and later, Android 4.0 and later, Windows XP and later, and Blackberry 10. The laser keyboard works via Bluetooth connection as a full-size QWERTY keyboard. It doubles as virtual multi-touch mouse with built-in battery (2hrs + operating time). $149.99
http://www.celluon.com

Skiva PowerFlow Octofire USB
BiteMyApple.co launched the first-ever USB charger equipped with eight ports allowing you to charge multiple devices at the same time. It detects the device, and provides the required charging. The AC/DC adapter is UL, CE, FCC, and RoHS Certified so it protects against overcharging, overheating, and over-voltage. It’s designed to fit into any décor on or under your desk. The sleek octagonal shape is developed from top-quality polycarbonate ABS material for efficiency and durability. $79.99
http://bitemyapple.co/products/skiva

Seagate Backup Plus Slim Portable Drive
For Mac users, the Seagate portable drive isn’t like most external drives that take up a lot of space on your desk or shelf. Perfect to take on the go, the sleek metal case design allows for the thinnest portable hard drive available with up to 2TB of capacity. Features mobile backup using the Seagate Mobile Backup App, Time Machine®-ready, Automatically back up photos you’ve shared online, back up from Facebook® and Flickr®, and share to YouTube® and easy to share files between Windows® and Mac computers. $79.99
http://www.seagate.com

Space Bar
Another multiple USB party gadget. When you have a tower, or even an All-In-One computer, it’s difficult to find multiple USB port space. Space Bar is a sleek desk accessory that minimizes clutter while providing additional USB ports for your computer. It has six ports in total: four USB 3.0 ports for high-speed syncing and two high-power USB charging ports to charge up your gadgets in a flash. Space Bar comes in black, white or Apple-like aluminum. Simply use the Space Bar as a stand for your monitor screen and slide your keyboard underneath. $129.99
http://www.quirky.com

Smartphone Induction Speaker
No wires to create clutter. The Smartphone Induction Speaker with Alarm Clock “magically” amplifies the sound from your iPhone, Galaxy or other Android smartphone. It's rechargeable, and there is no setup, Bluetooth or Wi-Fi required. Simply place your smartphone on top and turn it on. Music is amplified across an entire room. Features two high-quality 2-watt speakers and a digital clock with alarm, plays up to 15 hours on a full charge. $49.99
http://www.sharperimage.com