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Feb 272015
 

Neptune Duo Smartwatch With External Screen - The Hub And The Pocket Screen
While most smartwatch manufacturers, including the big names like Motorola, Samsung, LG and even Apple, focus on using the smartphone’s processing power to do all the job and only allow basing interaction and info display on the wrist satellite, Montreal based start-up Neptune (the guys before the Neptune Pine we featured earlier) proposes a totally different approach – the smartwatch is the main gadget and the screen is secondary!

The Neptune Duo comes with two parts: The Hub wrist bracelet running on Android Lollipop and featuring a 2.4-in curved touchscreen, a quad-code processor, 64GB of storage, 1,000mAh rechargeable battery, a speaker and a microphone as well as 3G/4G, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and NFC connectivity. Basically, the HUB is a fully functional Android device capable of placing and answering calls, writing emails, messages and SMS, surf the internet, GPS navigation and everything else a regular device can do!
The Neptune Duo‘s second part it’s a 5-in 720p Pocket Screen which features 2MP front and 8MP rear cameras, ads an extra 2,8000mAh internal battery which can also be used as an external power pack and serves as screen extension to the Hub. The Pocket Screen connects to the Hub automatically (check the video to see it in action) and can not be used on it’s own being a simple display accessory to the main smartwatch device.

The Neptune Duo smartwatch can be pre-ordered and will set you back between $498US and $798US (higher the cash-down, bigger the savings) with delivery by the end of 2015.

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Feb 262015
 

Moggles Or How To Transform Your Smartphone Into A Virtual Reality Headset
There was a time, not too long ago, when playing with Virtual Reality gadgets such as the Oculus Rift was not a cheap hobby!
But things change, and, as technology advances with big leaps, such cool devices become more and more accessible for reasonable prices!

ALSO CHECK the X4 First Person View Quadcopter By Hubsan Hobby and the Parrot Bebop Drone With Skycontroller Range Extender.

The Moggles is another example of cool gadget that just a few short years back was reserved to fat wallets! The Moggles is a Virtual Reality Console that relies entirely on your smartphone’s processing power and gives you a 200” 3D screen with 360 degrees head tracking, anywhere you want! So how does it work? First grab your iPhone or Android devices and install any of the 120+ apps and games available for Google Cardboard; insert your phone into the Moggles VR Console, mount the headset and you’re ready to roll! The content plays on your phone, the headset ads a bit of visual and audio magic and you find yourself immersed in the beautiful work or virtual reality!

The Moggles work with all iPhone models and Android devices between 4-in and 5.7-in, sport custom made adjustable aspherical lenses for +- two dioptres and IPD, allow Augmented Reality apps usage via the phone camera, feature side openings for earphones and, when not in use, fold into a small sized portable package for easy transportation.
The Moggles are in project mode at Indiegogo and you can secure a pair for an early bird price of $79 US.

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Feb 252015
 

Swyp All-In-One Digital Credit Card And Magnetic Stripe Based Cards Replacement
Tired of walking around with a bulky wallet full of credit, debit and store cards? Stress no more! The Swyp Card is here to help you consolidate all your magnetic strip cards into a slim digital metallic universal card and allow you live an amazingly beautiful life with a clutter free slim wallet!

So how does it work? Simple as 1,2,3 …: 1) First you instal the iPhone or Android app on your smartphone. 2) Once the app is installed, you plug the card reader that comes with the Swyp into the audio plug of your phone and you swipe all your cards through the reader to register them in the app. 3) The cards info is transferred to the Swyp via a secure wireless connection. That’s it! You can start using your new universal digital card.

ALSO READ about how to Take Payments & Charge Credit Cards With Your Smartphone While On The Go!

The Swyp Card has 3 control buttons on it’s front so you can easily scroll between all stored cards, a small digital screen which displays the selected card and a security feature which only allows you to use the card when your smartphone is around or it requires an additional 4 digits security pin to unlock it in case your phone is out of battery or you forgot it at home. This additional anti-fraud security layer is very useful as it prevents unauthorized usage in case you loose the card.

Due to huge demand, the Swyp closed orders for it’s first batch of cards and it’s taking pre-orders for the for a second batch.

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Feb 242015
 

Garmin Epix GPS Navigation And Multi-Sport Watch
Designed for outdoors lovers and multi-sports athletes, the Gamin Epix is a rugged watch which comes with a wide array of navigation and fitness instruments built-in and helps you train better as well as find your way when your lost in the wild!

The Garmin Epix has a rugged build (mineral glass lens, rugged PVD-coated surfaces, waterproof down to 50 meters), sports full GPS/GLONASS navigation, a 1.4″ high-resolution color touchscreen, 8GB of on-board memory for uploading maps, a stainless steel EXO antenna for quick GPS locking, an altimeter, a barometer, a 3-axis compass and fitness training (running, cycling, swimming and general activity trackers)! The Epix comes preloaded with worldwide shaded relief basemap and 1-year BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscription and it’s compatible with other maps providers such as TOPO 24K, City Navigator and BlueChart g2.

ALSO CHECK the Garmin Tactix Tactical GPS Navigation Watch and the Suunto Core we featured earlier.

Pretty impressive, isn’t it? But wait … that’s not all! While your not outdooring in the wilderness you can use your Garmin Epix as a regular smartwatch! The Epix can be connected to iPhone and Android devices via Bluetooth connectivity and helps you stay updated with your your notifications, SMS and emails without having to check your phone every minute!

$549.99 | BUY NOW
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Feb 212015
 

Sony X1000V 4K Action Camera
Competing with the GoPro Hero4, Sony’s FDR-X1000V Action Cam is a small mountable action camera capable of recording breathtaking 4K sports videos!

ALSO CHECK the Garmin Virb Elite HD Action Camera, the RICOH WG-M1 Waterproof FHD Action Camera and the 56 Coolest GoPro Accessories To Help You Record Your Adventures Like A Boss posts we wrote earlier.

The FDR-X1000V sports 170-degree ultra wide Zeiss lens, a 1/2.3″ back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS 12.8MP sensor capable of recording in 3840 x 2160 pixels with up to 240p HD / 120p HD, sports Steady Shot image stabilization, has easy control external buttons which allow you to control the camera even when wearing winter gloves, has WiFi connectivity for easy files transfer and remote control, GPS for location and track recording, loop recording and slow motion mode, NFC for easy setup and syncs with Sony TV units via Bravia Sync. More than that, the Sony X1000V is shock, dust and waterproof, can be controlled via iPhone and Android devices as well as via Sony’s LiveView Remote (purchased separately) and comes with a wide array of accessories to match all your recording needs.

$489 | BUY NOW

 

Feb 182015
 

Withings Home HD Camera Monitor System
Our homes are getting smarter and smarter everyday! Cool gadgets such as the NEEO Smart Remote, the Goji Smart Remote, the Peq Smart Home Sensor and many others hit the market everyday and use the latest technologies combined with fast internet connections to allow you better monitor, control and interact with your home.

The Withings Home is another such cool gadget designed to allow you better interact with your house and increase your overall comfort. The Withings Home is a features a wide angle 135-degree 5MP HD camera with night vision which allows you to constantly video monitor what’s happening in your home, a 2w high quality speaker and 2 digital microphones, noise and motion detectors which allow the camera to record footage only when something it’s happening in the room, an air quality analyzer which, matched with an iPhone or Android app, can analyze and track the quality of the air inside your house as well as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity for fast wireless and cable data transfers.

$199.95 | BUY NOW
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Feb 112015
 

JJF Bird High Capacity Universal Solar Panel Charger For Smartphones, Tablets, Laptops And Notebooks
Keep all you gadgets juiced up on your next outdoors trip with the JJF Bird Pro Universal Solar Power Bank! The solar charger extended battery has a rugged build, sports a 23,000 mAh/85Wh internal rechargeable power bank (that’s enough to charge an iPhone or an average Android smartphone for about 8-10 times), can be recharged by a wall plug or via the incorporated solar panels (solar power charging rate: 15V 230mA (max) ) and outputs 5V, 12V, 16V or 19V of power voltage allowing you to charge a wide range of gadgets including all iPhone models and Android smartphones, GPS units, photo cameras, tablets and even laptops via the two included charging ports (1 x USB 5V 2.1A + 1 x DC12V/16V/19V 3A ).

ALSO CHECK the Brunton Hydrogen Reactor Portable Fuel Cell and the Goal Zero Yeti 150 Solar Generator we featured earlier.

The JJF Bird Pro 23,000 mAh Solar Charger comes with a DC cable (for fast charging), an AC adapter as well as 10 different laptop connectors to match the most common models of the top portable PC manufacturers.

$106.99 | BUY NOW
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