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Jan 292015
 

Star Wars R2D2 Virtual Keyboard - Let The Force Help You Type Better
Remember the original Star Wars episode when R2-D2 projected Princess Leia’s hologram and helped her ask General Kenobi’s help in her struggle against the Empire? Based on the same idea of projecting a hologram, the Star Wars R2-D2 Keyboard is a very cute little laser virtual keyboard designed to help you better type long texts while keeping a very small and portable format.

ALSO CHECK the AirType Keyboardless Keyboard and the Keychain CTX Virtual Keyboard we featured earlier.

The R2-D2 virtual keyboard is about the size of an iPhone, it works via Bluetooth 3.0 and is compatible with all iPhone models, all Android devices, Windows and Apple laptops and desktop PC’s as well as most Bluetooth enabled gadgets. The laser keyboard has a full QWERTY layout with 68 keys, is powered by an 660mAh rechargeable internal battery which allows about 2 hours of usage on a full charge (3 hours), has light intensity, sound and sensitivity settings as well as R2-D2 specific sound effects while typing!
On the … dark side of the offer, the R2-D2 Virtual Keyboard will set you back $339, but hey … no price is too high if you wanna be a real Jedi!

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Jan 242015
 

RollTop Laptop Concept -Coolest Rollable Future Laptop Concept

Presented as a concept roll up laptop back in 2011, the RollTop 2.0 still still looks cool enough to make me want one ASAP!
The device was created by the German design shop Orkin Design and presents a multi-device that changes shapes based on the task it needs to accomplish. The RollTop 2.0 can be rolled up, just like a Yoga mat, for easy transportation, can be used as a 13-in laptop (the bottom part of the device transforms in a virtual keyboard and tracking device) and a 17-in tablet with stylus or touch control or an external screen for other PC’s!

ALSO CHECK the Obento Note Modular Laptop Concept and the Fujitsu LifeBook 2013 Multi-Device Laptop Concept we featured earlier.

The RollTop 2.0 concept sports a flexible OLED screen which allows the device to transform from transportation mode to laptop, tablet or external screen and a center column which holds most connectivity options such us USB and LAN ports, an internal speaker, a webcam, the rechargeable battery as well as a power adapter for charging the device. While not in use, the RollTop wraps around the center-column for easy transportation and storage.

The initial RollTop concept was presented back in 2009 and it was updated to the 2.0 version in 2011. Unfortunately, since than, there are not many news about this cool project. Check out the videos in the post about the first and second versions of the RollTop and let me know your thoughts in the comments below.

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Jan 232015
 

eTAPE16-ET-16-the-Bluetooth-Digital-Measuring-Tape

Good, old simple tools were used for ages and they’re doing a great job most times you’re trying to build something, do a DIY project or simply fix some broken stuff. But, as technology gets better and cheaper everyday, it’s no surprise tools evolve and get digitized as well, just as most things around us.

ALSO CHECK the Ryobi Phone Tools For Smartphone and the Rechargeable LED Illuminating Wrench S

The classic measurement tape is one of the latest tools touched by the angel of technology! The eTape16 brings the digital power to the classic tape measure and allows you to improve your productivity with a simple touch of a button. The eTape16 features a large digital display, dual short therm memory with individual buttons for multiple measurements, blade lock, unit convertor between US and Metric systems as well as Bluetooth connectivity (optional) for data transfer t your iPhone or Android device. On the outside, the eTape16 has a rugged build, a high quality rubber top, inside measure anvil and a strong polycarbonate case for extended durability. Cool isn’t it? I wonder that’s the next tool getting the 2.0 touch …

$29.95 | BUY NOW
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Jan 202015
 

Garmin Virb Elite HD Action Camera White (010-01088-10) And Black (010-01088-15)
You might think that in a world dominated by Gopro Hero cameras and crammed with a number of other competitors trying to attract consumer attention, delivering a high quality action camera at a reasonable price it’s almost a dream! Well, think again…!

ALSO CHECK the RICOH WG-M1 Waterproof FHD Action Camera and the Polaroid Cube we featured earlier as well as this cool collection of 56 Coolest GoPro Accessories Around.

The Garmin Virb Elite is a true 1080p Full HD rugged and water resistant (IPX7) action camera designed to help you record your adventures in style! Featuring a 16MP CMOS sensor and Garmin’s WideVü lens, the Virb Elite is capable of recording stunning footage at 1080p@30fps and 720p@30/60fps as well as slow motion videos up to 120fps! The Virb comes with a 2,000mAh rechargeable battery which allows up to 3 hours of continuous video recording in FHD mode, has a 1.4″ display which is also used to setup the camera, GPS and WiFi connectivity for easy file sharing and camera control from smartphones, ANT+ connectivity to allow you to use other Garmin devices such as fēnix, Oregon and Edge as remote controllers and a big ON/OFF button on the side so you can easily start or stop recording even if you’re wearing gloves. A wide variety of Garmin mounts as well as an dive case are available as additional accessories.

$249 | BUY NOW
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Jan 192015
 

Epson Moverio BT-100 And BT-200 Augmented Reality Glasses
Now that the Google Glass project is closed as we know it (hopefully they’ll re-open it with an even more appealing concept), people in love with augmented reality must turn towards other devices.

The Epson Moverio BT-200 is a such cool device which makes augmented reality available to users in a similar way Google Glass did – via a pair of high tech glasses. The Epson Moverio glasses can be used with prescription lenses and sun shades, feature motion sensors a front camera built into the frame as well as a dual screen 3D display for augmented reality applications and an additional UltiMicron full color LCD on the sides for video projections.

More than that, the Epson Moverio come with a Control Unit running on Android 4.0 OS which connects to the glasses via Bluetooth or WiFi and expands the main unit’s capabilities with additional sensors, Micro SD extended storage and a control touchpad. Check the demonstration video in the post (quick note: they’re using the previous BT-100 Moverio model in the demo vid).

$679+ | BUY NOW
Jan 102015
 

Polaroid Cube HD Lifestyle Action Camera
While GoPro brought action cameras to the attention of the public and they’re still setting the trend in this field as we speak, it doesn’t mean you’re stuck with them if you want a quality camera to record your adventures.

ALSO CHECK the HTC RE Action Camera the RICOH WG-M1 Waterproof FHD Action Camera and the Midland XTC-280 we featured earlier as well as this cool post about the Top 56 Coolest GoPro Accessories You Can Find Around!

The Polaroid Cube is a very cool alternative and reliable action camera that you can get on the cheap! With a regular price of only $99 US, the Polaroid Cube is only 1.37-in tall (that’s about 35mm), features a 6MP CMOS sensor capable of recording videos at 720p or 1080p, 124-degree wide angle lens, built-in rechargeable battery which allows up to 90 minutes of continuous recording on a full charge, operation LED, an easy to reach ON/OFF switch clicker, a microphone for audio recording, it’s weather, shock and splash proof and comes with a wide variety of accessories (bumper and waterproof cases; helmet, bike, tripod, strap and suction mounts as well as a desk monkey stand) available for separate purchase. One of the coolest features of the Polaroid Cube is that it incorporates a strong magnet in the bottom of its housing, which means you can safely attach it to any metallic surfaces such us cars, motorcycles, indoors appliances, bicycle handlebars and so on …

$99 | BUY NOW
Jan 062015
 

How To Avoid Jet Lag - Re-Timer Sleep Glasses
How to avoid jet lag?” is one of the most common questions you hear when someone is preparing to travel in a different time zone. And, while the internet is full of all kind of remedies and tricks around how to avoid jet lag, most of them can be not considered an universal solution that works for everybody affected by this situation.

Here’s another another cool gadget that proposes a solution for the jet lag issue – the Re-Timer Glasses.
These glasses use 100% UV-free green light that re-setts your body clock or sleep rhythm and helps your body recognise when to be awake and when to sleep. The Re-Timer glasses are perfect if you have trouble sleeping at night, if you feel your sleep is not as relaxing as it should or if you want to avoid jet lag.

ALSO READ about how to improve your sleep: Lark Pro Or How To Sleep Better With The Help Of Technology and The Bed Fan Helps You Have a Comfortable Sleep.

On the technical side, the Re-Timer glasses feature a rechargeable battery, use 100% UV-free green light, are independently tested for ocular safety to the standard CEI IEC 62471 and, with 30-40 minutes of usage per day, are advertised as being able to change sleep patterns in around 4 days.
Check them out and say goodbye to jet lag when air traveling!!!

$299 | BUY NOW

 

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