Are you tired of classic GoPro-like action cameras and ready to try something new? Take a look at the new HTC RE camera!
The RE Camera sports an ingenious L shape format which allows you to comfortably hold it in your hand and record the action. The camera comes with a 16MP 1/2.3″ Sony sensor which allows Full HD video recording at 30 frames per second and 4x slow motion video capture @ 720p resolution, 146° ultra-wide angle lens (f2.8), it features a 820mAh rechargeable battery (you can capture up to 1,200 pics on a full charge), it’s waterproof (can be submerged down to 1 meter in water for up to 30 minutes) and is compatible with your iPhone or Android device via free HTC apps.
Either you’re walking down the street, jogging in the park, outdooring or skiing on the slopes at night, the Flashlight Gloves will help you do it safely by automatically lighting your way through the night! The light casting gloves feature integrated LED lights for hands free illumination, are powered by CR2032 batteries that provide up to 9 hours of light and are water and wind proof which makes them perfect for outdoors activities in low light conditions. The flashlight gloves are unisex and available in S, M, L, XL sizes .
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.
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.
So, how does it work? First, the SOLOSHOT2 is compatible with most cameras, DSLR’s and action recorders out there and is made of two parts: a fixed base which holds the camera and a wireless transmitter and a second part called “the tag” which is worn on an armband. Once both devices connected, the SOLOSHOT2 automatically tilts, pans and zooms the camera (horizontal 360-degree continuous tracking up to 80 deg/sec and vertical tracking +/- 60 degrees up to 35 deg/sec) to keep it pointed at you and record your moves up to 2,000 ft away (that’s about 600 meters).
Cool, isn’t it? Check it out to make sure your coolest adventures are always recorded and appreciated by friends and family.
While it might look a bit more expensive than other power storage units we featured here at the Cool Pile, the Brunton Hydrogen Reactor is a viable source of electrical power to charge your gadgets while off-the-grid for more than couple of days.
The Brunton Hydrogen Reactor Portable Fuel Cell is perfect for charging your iPhone, iPad or Android smartphones and tablets, GPS units, MP3 players, basically anything that can be powered from an USB plug. The reactor hydrogen cells are environmentally safe, toxic chemicals free, they come in solid state with no natural discharge format and output 5V @ 2amp. Each Hydrocore can charge an iPhone for up to 6 times and can be recharged up to 1,000 times with the help of a H2O Hydrolyzer Charge Station ($231.09 US). Two hydrogen cores are included in the initial purchase and additional cores can be purchased individually if needed.
The Ricoh WG-M1 (also known as Pentax WG-M1) is a compact sports camera for the real action man! With a rugged build made to withstand immersion in water down to 33 feet (10 meters), up to 6 feet drops (that’s about 1.8 meters), colds down to 14 degrees Fahrenheit (-10 degrees Celsius), dust (JIS 6) and snow, all by keeping a lightweight and reasonably slim profile, the Ricoh WG-M1 makes a perfect action cameras for outdoors, camping, hiking or kayaking trips!
The WG-M1 comes with a 14MP 1/2.3 inch CMOS, Full HD 1080p video recording at 30 frames per second, fixed 3mm 16.8mm (35mm equivalent) Ricoh lens, F2.8 aperture, a rechargeable battery which allow up to 150 minute of video recording on a full (200 minutes) charge, WiFi data transfer, large dedicated buttons for easy control of most functions, dedicated APP button to allow remote image capture and video recording via smartpone and tablet apps.
Either you’re going out with friends, heading to work in the early morning or partying late at night, shopping or enjoying a meal, snowboarding or having a a cold beer on hot sunny afternoon there’s one piece of gear you always have on you – your smartphone! And that’s perfectly normal – just think about it – your bellowed iPhone replaced most gadgets you carried in your backpack just 10 short years ago! It replaced your GPS unit, your MP3 player, your reading book, your newspaper, your photo camera and video recorder and, given the traction virtual wallets such as Google Pay, Apple Pay and Amazon Wallet get, it’s on its sure way to replace your whole wallet in a couple of years!
So, if you already have your phone always on you, why not improve it even more and give it new powers? Bellow you have a collection of the coolest iPhone cases around designed to improve even further your iPhone. Most cases I featured bellow are available for all iPhone models – simply go to the product page to check the availability for your iPhone model.
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