Mar 272013

Canon EOS Rebel SL1 - The Tiny dSLR On Steroids

The Rebel SL1 by Canon gets a lot of hype as being the smallest real dSLR on the market.
Even though the SL1 gets to be the smallest and lightest brother of the Canon Rebel family, it still packs a lot of punch. Here are some of it’s specs:

  • 18 MP CMOS Sensor
  • 18-55mm EF-S IS STM Lens
  • ISO 100-12800 for pics and ISO-6400 for videos
  • The DIGIC5 image processor offers great quality and speed
  • 9-point AF system
  • High speed continuous shooting (up to 4 frames per second)
  • Full HD movie mode
  • Wide 3in touch screen LCD display
  • Video snapshots allows you to take shots and combine them into a movie
  • Compatible with SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards
  • Compatible with EF and EF-S lenses

What’s your favorite camera? Do you use your smartphone, a dedicated point-and-shoot camera or, with a dSLR of such small dimensions, do you consider going the pro way? Let me know in the comments.

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Mar 112013

Take a Ride On A ... Great White Shark - Freediver Ocean Ramsey filmed with an HD Hero 2 GoPro Camera

As crazy as this sounds, but … believe me – it can be done!

Ocean Ramsey is a Honolulu based shark conservationist. Watch her in this amazing footage riding with a Great White Shark. She even goes that far as to grab the shark’s dorsal fin and let herself driven through the water.

The movie is as real as it can be. As the story was filmed with a GoPro HD Hero2 camera, the original story was posted on the GoPro’s Youtube profile page.



Mar 092013

Roku 3 1080p Streaming Box, Remote Control With Headphones Plug

Roku just release the new Roku 3 HD Streaming Box. Based on the product page the new box was designed to be “the new standard in streaming”. Here are some of the features of the new streaming box:

  • Full HD – 1080p streaming
  • Expansion ports (SD card slot, USB port, Ethernet)
  • Dual band WiFi for HD streaming
  • Revamped UI. The good news is that the new user interface will be push to older boxes to in a future software update
  • Instant access to over 150,000 movies and shows via Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Crackle, HBO Go or Blockbuster.
  • Live sports (NHL, NBA, UFC, MLB… etc)
  • Music streaming via Spotify, Pandora, Amazon, Rdio, Tunein, Mog
  • More powerful (new processor) in an even more compact box than the previous model
  • New remote control with built-in headphones plug
  • Built-in games like Angry Birds, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy
  • Android and iPhone free apps for improved box control

What’s your home media center set-up? Are you using a streaming box, a PC/laptop media center, and gaming station like the xBox or you rely on classic digital TV?

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Feb 252013

Nikon COOLPIX AW110 - Waterproof, Shock Proof, Freeze Proof Digital Camera

There are some times when the classical concept of “The Best Camera is The One That You Always Have With you” just doesn’t apply. Just think about it – how would your iPhone survive a 2 meters fall or a water dive.

For those times when you need a rugged camera for your trip – the Nikon CoolPix AW110 has you covered. Here are some of it’s military inspired specs (also check other Nikon cameras we featured in the past):

  • Nikkor 5X wie optical zoom
  • Full HD videos (1080p) with stereo sound
  • Built In WiFi with instant sharing
  • GPS, electronic compass, POI (points of interest)
  • Waterproof (down to 59 feet – 18 meters deep)
  • Shock Proof (falls from up to 6.6 feet – 2 meters)
  • Freeze Proof (down to 14° F – minus 10° C)
  • Available in various colors including camouflage design

With so many features packed in a small compact package, the Nikon COOLPIX AW110 makes a perfect companion for your outdoors trips.

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Feb 192013

GAEMS Halo UNSC Vanguard Personal Gaming Environment

Portable game consoles were around for ages. They’re small, pack a lot of battery juice and allow gaming while on the move – also check more of our gaming stuff
While extremely convenient due to their small size, they also pack a major disadvantage – games need to be specifically designed for them. This means the visual quality suffers and sometimes even the game content (plans, characters, weapons … etc).

The GAEMS Halo UNSC Vanguard is here to solve this issue. If you’re on the go, but still want to have your XBox 360 close for a quick game, the UNSC Vanguard will create the perfect gaming environment for you.

So, basically we have a rugged storage box that allows you to safely package your controllers, power supply and other XBox accessories while traveling. The protection of your gaming gear is assured by foam padding. The Storage bag is equipped with a 19″ LED HD display with HDMI connection, dual 2.5mm headphones jacks, remote control, interior case LED lighting and UNSC branded shoulder strap.

The gaming environment was produces by Gaems in collaboration with 343 Industries (the creators of the new Halo Reclaimer Trilogy) and features exclusive UNSC logos and styling.

Although the GAEMS Halo UNSC Vanguard was designed with XBox full compatibility in mind, the manufacturer reports that the gaming case will also work with the PS3 Slim apart the 360 and 360S versions of the Microsoft XBox console.

So … are you ready for the challenge? Would you consider a full portable gaming environment while on the go or you’d stick to your DS, smartphone and tablet for time wasting? Let me know in the comments …

$349.99 | BUY NOW


Jan 312013

Razer Blade - High Performance Gaming Laptop, 1080p, Full HD, 1920x1080,  Quad Core i7, SSD

Razer is a well known producer of video gaming equipment. They produce high quality systems, peripherals, software and accessories for gamers.

One of the gaming systems they propose to masses is the Razer Blade – a laptop specifically designed to improve the gaming experience. While the market is flooding of gaming systems, the Razer Blade stands apart of the crowd with great build quality, high performance, Full HD screen as well as with the LCD keyboard that allows the user to easily stay ahead of their gaming competitors.

The Razor Blade has 10 adaptive tactile keys that can run a multitude of commands and controls they can also be programmed for common gaming software usage). The side touchscreen has two main functions – displaying helping information while in a game or being a ultra-sensitive multi-touch gaming track pad.

On the performance side, the Razer Blade runs a quad-core i7 processor with hyper threading(2.2GHz (Base) / 3.2GHz (Turbo)), 8GB of Ram, 500GB 7200RPM HDD as well as a 64GB SATA 3 SSD, GeForce GTX 660 (2GB) from NVIDIA, 3 USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, Kensington Lock and a brilliant 17.3″ Full HD (1080p) LED backlit screen.

With it’s slim profile and low weight (6.6 lbs – 2.99 kg) the Razer Blade is a good choice for the gamer looking a high performance portable gaming laptop. Check more details below:

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Jan 162013

OLYMPUS TG-2 Maximum Toughness For Extreme Situations

Olympus is one of those companies that you can always rely on. Their latest addition, the rugged TG-2 is designed to help you take your favorite shots in the most variate conditions.
Here are some of the features of the Olympus TG-2:

  • Waterproof (down to 15m depth)
  • Shockproof (from up to 2m)
  • Freezeproof (up to -10°C)
  • Crushproof (up to 100 kg)
  • 12MP sensor
  • 4x optical zoom
  • OLED 3″ Screen
  • ISO 100 – 6400
  • Full HD movie (1080p)
  • Expendable with additional accessories (lenses)
  • Weight – 230g (including battery and memory card)
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