iOS

Dec 082014
 

Parrot Bebop Drone With Skycontroller Range Extender
The Parrot Bebop Drone is designed to allow you take awesome pictures and record amazing movies from the height of the skies, offering FPV (First Person View) footage via a dedicated free iPhone or Android app.

The Parrot Bebop Drone roughly measures 12-in (28cm) square and 1.5-in (3.6cm) tall, weighs around 14.5 ounces (that’s a maximum weight of 410 grams), is powered by a rechargeable battery which allows up to 11 minutes of flight at speeds up to 45mph (75KMH) in winds up to 30mph (50KMH). The drone is equipped with a 14MP 180-degree angle of view f2.2 fish-eye lens camera capable of recording full-HD 1080p MP4 movies or taking JPEG and Adobe DNG picture files.

ALSO CHECK the X4 First Person View Quadcopter By Hubsan Hobby and this Flying Eagle POV Video.

Both, the Parrot drone and the installed camera, can be controlled via the iOs (iPhone, iPad and iPod) or Android FreeFlight Parrot app which connects to your phone or tablet via Wi-Fi and has a range of about 980ft (300 meters). For those looking to extend the flying area of the drone, Parrot offers a Skycontroller addon which features an amplified Wi-Fi radio and 4 antennas to boost the device’s range up to 1.2 miles (2kilometers). The Skycontroller addon runs on Android and allows image output to smartphones, tablets as well as HDMI screens and TVs and VR sets such as the Oculus Rift (via HDMI), Zeiss Cinemizer or Sony FPV.

$499+ | BUY NOW
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Dec 012014
 

DotPen - The Universal Stylus For All Your Gadgets!
With the rise of tablet sales close to surpass PC sales, smartphones becoming larger and larger, PC touch capabilities introduced since the launch of Windows 8 and phablets storming the mobile world, the need of a quality universal stylus to help people easily control, draw and write on all these devices became more and more stringent! And this is where the guys from Dot Tec come into the equation with their product – the DotPen!

ALSO CHECK the 3-in-1 USB Drive Tablet Stylus Pen and Business Card Stylus.

The DotPen is a true universal stylus pen which works flawlessly with iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows tablets and smartphones. The stylus features a thin 1.9mm Thermostatic Active Quill tip, is does not require any special software or app to run, works with most iOs, Android and Windows apps out-0there, it’s made of anodized aluminum alloy and sports a durable soft-touch rubber writing grip and it’s powered by an AAA battery which allows up to 12 hours of use before replacing (rechargeable batteries can be used as well). Pretty cool, isn’t it? Check the video to see it in action!

$69.99 | BUY NOW

 

Nov 282014
 

How To Use Your Laptop's Keyboard And Mouse With Your Phone And Tablet IoGear KeyShair!
Sharing your laptop’s keyboard and mouse and use them to work on your phone or tablet, or even on another PC was never an easy job! Some solutions like Synergy allow using the same keyboard and mouse on different computers (regardless their OS – you can use Synergy with Windows, Mac an even Linux) connected to the same WiFi network, but how about mobiles and tablets (Synergy can also be used with some rooted Android models, but hey, that’s no longer a simple task, isn’t it!!!)?
On the other side, apps like MyMobiler or 1Keyboard allow you to type and control your Android smartphone or your iPhone and iPad from your Mac or Windows PC! But how about controlling other PCs at the same time?

This is where the IoGear KeyShair GKMB02 comes into the game and unifies keyboard and mouse sharing on up to 4 devices including laptops, desktop PC’s, tablets and smartphones. The KeyShair is a small USB dongle compatible with Windows, Mac, iOs and Android devices and uses Bluetooth to manage typing and mouse control on all connected gadgets.

$40.99 | BUY NOW
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Nov 272014
 

Ryobi Phone Tools Or How To Turn Your Smartphone Into A Smartool
Your smartphone is already amazing and capable of helping you achieve extraordinary things countless times every day! But how about making it even more amazing and extend it’s arrays of magical powers?
The Ryobi Phone Works are a a kit of smartools that, once hooked up to your iPhone or Android device, extend your smartphone’s capabilities of pro-measuring and analyzing information to better manage home improvement projects. As the guys from Ryobi well say : “Upgrade from expensive, single-function hand tools and work smarter with RYOBI Phone Works Mobile App and Devices.

ALSO CHECK the Leatherman Crunch Pocket Multitool and the Swiss+Tech Micro-Max 19-in-1 Key Ring Multipurpose Tool we told you about earlier.

The Ryobi Phone Works are compatible with most iPhone and Android phone models (check the compatibility list here), come with dedicated iOs and Android apps and feature the following tools: laser level, moisture level, inspection scope, laser distance measure, stud finder, infrared thermometer, laser pointer, noise suppression earphones.

$29+ | BUY NOW
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Nov 132014
 

Equil Smartpen 2 Or How To Instantly Convert Your Hand Notes Into Digital Format
Equil Smartpen 2 is a “magic pen” that allows you to take classic paper notes and instantly transfers them to your smartphone or tablet in digital format.
The Smartpen is powered by a rechargeable battery which allows 8 hours of constant use on a 2 hours charge, connects to your iOs, Android, Windows and Mac via Bluetooth for notes importing, storing file management on the device, includes built-in memory and handwriting recognition software to save your notes while not connected to your smartphone as well as cloud sync with most cloud services out-there including Dropbox, iCloud or Evernote.

The coolest part about the Equil Smartpen 2 is that, unlike most similar devices, it does not require a special pad or special paper to work. Simply grab any piece of paper, start scribbling or writing your notes and watch them transfer on your phone in real time! Simply cool, isn’t it?

UPDATE 11/14/2014 – I received a handful of comments from backers of the Equil Smartpen 2 Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign notifying me about delivery issues concerning big VAT amounts being charged by UPS on delivery of the smartpen. Please make sure you check these comments here before deciding to purchase the Equil Smartpen.

$169.99 | BUY NOW
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Oct 242014
 

SanDisk Connect WiFi USB Flash Drive
Available with 16GB, 32GB and 64GB of flash storage, the SanDisk Connect offers what no other USB drive on the market does: wireless connectivity to other WiFi enabled gadgets and micro SD storage expansion. The drive has an internal rechargeable batter which allows up to 4 hours of video streaming on a full charge, it connects to other gadgets via WiFi and doesn’t need an internet connection, cables or a router. Simply hit the WiFi button on the drive and flash drive will create it’s own wireless network to which you can hook up your shinny iPhone and start watching movies, playing music or transferring files. Free iOs and Android apps allow easy and efficient management of file transfers and connection, including password protection and 128-bit AES encryption.

$49.99+ BUY NOW

 

Oct 032014
 

Logitech Harmony Ultimate Home Remote Controller
As technology advances with big steps and everyday hundreds and thousands of new gadgets are released to the market to make our lives easier, there was time somebody took a closer look at the good old remote controller and bring it into the 21st century!

Don’t get me wrong! There were other remote controllers too that got upgraded to the digital world (take for example the Logitech Harmony Touch), but can we really consider them Smart?

Logitech’s news lines of Harmony remote controls, the Harmony Ultimate Home, not only allows you to control all your media devices from one single controller, but also helps you control your entire home while you’re lying on the couch enjoying our favorite show.

The Harmony Ultimate Home control kit syncs with your iPhone or Android device via Bluetooth 4.0 and allows you to control your home automation system via the free iOs and Android Logitech apps. On the other end, the smart controller connects to various devices in your house using infrared (IR), Bluetooth or Wi-Fi wireless signal allowing you to control all your home automation as well as media devices from one master remote.
Another cool option worth mentioning is the possibility of creating user defined macros (recording and replaying a suite of actions by only touching one button). Let’s say for example that your regular routing for watching a movie is: close the window, dim the light, extend the couch, turn on the TV and the media player, set the picture and audio modes to Movie and set the starting volume to 57. The Logitech Harmony Ultimate Home allows your to record all these actions and re-do them by simply hitting the assigned command button (of course, we assume that your home automation system already allows you to automate all these actions). Cool, isn’t it?

$319 | BUY NOW

 

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