Rob Michael

Rob is the EFTM internet, in fact he's Australia's Next Tech Blogger 2017 - winner of our competition to find the next tech talent and join the EFTM team at CES 2018!
  • A Phone Conversation with your Finger in you Ear.

    Walking around the halls of CES, we are on the lookout for for a product that catches our attention. Something no one else seems to be doing and something that just seems like a bloody ripper idea. So when I walked past the Sgnl booth with people standing around...
  • Track Your Calories Automatically with GoBe2

    Wearables have been around for a few years now, and this year at CES is no different. So companies are looking for something different to stand out from the crowd. As I walked the halls of CES, I came across a wearable band called GoBe 2 that has some...
  • Polaroid: What’s Old is New Again

    CES is one of those events where you really get to sense the scale of companies from the size of their stand. Polaroid had a stand that really surprised me. Both on scale and products on display. Releasing the Polaroid Pop here at CES captured my attention because of...
  • The Smoothest, Simplest way To Make Mobile Video

    DJI have a strong presence yet again here at CES but have only brought the one new product. The DJI Osmo Mobile 2, an incremental upgrade on their previous model. The DJI Osmo Mobile 2 is a handheld smartphone gimbal made for shooting super smooth video, great quality photos...
  • Quartz: The Drink Bottle with Killer Looks

    A lot of people these days carry their own water bottle around and you have a drawer or cupboard full of drink bottles that over time stopped getting used because they get a bit smelly. Thanks to Quartz that problem has been taken care of with their self cleaning...
  • Razor Turbo Jetts – Wheels for your Heels

    Razor, a brand synonymous with scooters for both kids and adults alike. This year at CES they have announced a new range of scooters but it was the Razor Turbo Jetts that captured the show and I predict will be the hot ticket item for next Christmas. Strapping an...
  • Stormtrooper Robot Finally Released in Australia from UBTECH

    UBTECH have been around for a little while now with their consumer level robots like Jimu. Back in October last year, UBTECH announced they had developed a Star Wars First Order Stormtrooper and it was expected to be released before Christmas. They didn’t quite get there but what they...
  • Qvie: A Vending Machine for Airbnb hosts to offer extra for their tennants

    A product currently under development and on display here at CES is the Qvie, a mobile and cashless private vending box. Think AirBnB or Uber. The Qvie allows cashless payments to customers to give access to the box to purchase a product so extra value and revenue can be...
  • Bosch eCall Plug – monitoring your driving from the cigarette lighter port

    Today at CES, a company most people would be familiar with Bosch took to the stage and presented some new products they have been working on. They have really turned their attention to creating smart cities and connected cities, expanding beyond the smart home that we have seen so...
  • Qualcomm announce wire-free earbuds with increased battery life

    The flavour of the month in personal audio is wirefree earbuds. Many wirefree earbuds are plagued with problems dropping connection with your smartphone. Not to mention the constant risk of just how easy it would be to lose one. That aside, this is the direction that audio companies are...
  • U by Moen: The Smart Home Enters the Bathroom

    If you’re building a house or plan to in the future, smart home appliances and connectivity has to be something that you think about to future proof your home. Here at CES, it’s all about the smart home and how these things are making our homes smarter and our...
  • The Smart Shoe that could prevent workplace injuries

    Workplace injuries are a real and ever increasing thing and companies are investing big money into minimising those injuries and getting workers back to work. Often the cause of injuries such as back and muscle injuries are hard to pinpoint, but thanks to new smart footware from ZhorTech, information...
  • Moodo: The smart-home fragrance box

    In-home fragrances have always been a thing and most recently, mixing scented oils in diffusers to create smell recipes has really taken off. There has been a lot happening in the smart home space but what Moodo have come up with is a fragrance box designed to create a...
  • Benjilock: The smart padlock that doesn’t require a smartphone

    We have seen in recent years of the release of smart padlocks. Padlocks that require bluetooth connection to your smart phone and unlocking it using an app. A company called Benjilock have announced something here at CES which is a smart padlock with a fingerprint reader built in. They...
  • TECHSHOT Review – A Batting Coach in your Kit Bag

    The cricket season is well underway and there is plenty of hype surrounding the T20 Big Bash that is being played throughout the school holidays. While there are plenty of kids out in the backyard practising their reverse sweeps and ramp shots, there is still a need to practice...
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