What sets the Husban X4 FPV Quadcopter apart of the pack is the live video transmission between he flying unit and the remote control. The Quadcopter is able to stream video to the controller up to a distance of 100 meters. The X4 is equipped with a 0820 coreless motor powered by 3.7 380mAh rechargeable battery (the battery allows around 7 minutes of flight on a 30 minutes charge) and features 0.3 MP camera (640×480 pixel resolution) on-board. The remote controller sports a 4.3-in color LCD for live streaming and 2GB-16GB storage capabilities for the recording mode – also check this cool video with a Google Glass Controlled Drone.
The X4 first person view quadcopter by Hubsan Hobby is available for pre-order (delivery in late November 2013)
If you’re looking for a cool universal remote control or you simply want to play a prank to some friends I have the perfect gadget to help you do so. The Looq @7PM is an IR transmitter that, when inserted in your smartphone’s headphones plug, allows you to your your phone as an universal remote controller. Simply plug in the transmitter, choose the brand and the model or activated the Auto Scan function and you’re ready to roll – also check the Wand Universal Remote Control and the Logitech Harmony Touch Universal Controller.
The @7PM remote allows you to control TV sets, DVD players, home theaters and even air conditioners via dedicated application buttons or by using gestures (shake your smartphone to turn volume up or down, etc …). Compatible with iOs (iPhone, iPad and Android Smartphones and tablets)
“The first and only mountable action camera that will capture everything around you“.
How cool is that? An action camera that records a all around you not only the direction where is pointed. Here’s how it works … you mount the camera, you turn it on, you choose between the photo and video modes and you’re ready to go. Behind the scenes three cameras record images simultaneously and automatically combine them into 360 degrees footage. Once the recording is completed, simply connect the camera to your laptop and the movies are downloaded automatically in common JPEG and MP4 formats and can be enjoyed immediately (no post-processing is required). The footage can be processed in any video processing software in case you need to remove or edit anything – also check the GoPro Hero 3+, the Sony HDR-AS15, and the Panasonic HX-A100 action cameras.
The Geonaute 360 Video Action Camera weights only 200 grams, is shockproof , sports a 3,000 mAh rechargeable battery, is compatible with microSD cards up to 64GB (the 360 degrees video takes about 5GB per recorded hour) and has a wide array of accessories available (including a waterproof housing and a remote controller). Geonaute also features a play platform where users can upload their movies, share them and allow other user to embed them in their website 9like I have done with this video)
Check out the attached video clip and let me know your take on the 360 degrees recording mode. The clip is interactive, so move your mouse on it, click the left button and start dragging the view in any direction (quick note – your browser might freeze for a couple of seconds but everything will run just fine).
The Geonaute 360 action camera should hit the market soon with a price tag turning around $399 US.
You turned on the TV, set the channel for the game that starts in about two minutes, grabbed that 6-pack with your favorite beer, got comfy on your sofa and … you just realized you forgot the bottle opener! How many times did this happen to you?
Suffer no longer! The Clicker Bottle Opener Remote Controller is here to save you from sufferance! The Clicker is an universal TV remote pre-programed with over 800 pre-set codes that also operates DVD,Blue-Ray, VCR & all major cable and satellite dish boxes. The cool part with the Clicker is that it incorporates a bottle opener. So as long as you have your remote controller to switch channels you can safely open and enjoy a cold beer.
We welcome the Hero3+ upgrade and, even if this update is a not really a game changer, we can only appreciate GoPro’s attention to details, performance and at least but not the last customer satisfaction.
Good job guys!!!
After a lot of hype and wait, Samsung finally released their smartwatch model – The Samsung Galaxy Gear.
The smartwatch is able to do a lot of cool things like: show time (dah!!!), take pics, allow you to place and receive calls, act as a remote control for your smartphone’s music player, display and send text massages and many more…
While I must admit the Galaxy Gear has a nice design and looks pretty impressive from a features point of view I was disappointed when reading the news. I was expecting a smartwatch not a smartphone satellite unit. You now? The kind that can replacea my smartphone when I do not feel like carrying it on me, a gadget to keep on my wrist and use when I go jogging, when I go clubbing or when I go out in the park…
I was expecting something fancier and better than the Neptune Pine (which is a full featured smartwatch running Android available on the market since more than 6 months ago) or the Chinese Touch Wristwatches which sell since at least 3 years ago …
But why rush? Maybe next year I’ll be able to go out without my 5″ brick in my pocket … Don’t get me wrong, I love my smartphone, but sometimes I only need it to place a couple of calls or send some SMS … but I still have to carry the entire 5″ brick on me …
What’s your take on it? Is the Samsung Galaxy Gear what you expected? Is it a Smartwatch Or a Smartphone Satellite Unit?
Here’s another cool application of the Google Glass. Developer Blaine Bublitz managed to implement and control a quadcopter drone using head movements. He wears a Google Glass which captures the head nods, transforms them into flying instructions and sends them over to the drone.
I can only wonder what the future reserves us. The Google Glass seems to be scheduled for retail somewhere in 2014, and, once available on the markets, I am sure there will be an explosion of apps and new feature around it.
What’s your take on it? What other cool applications you see for the Glass?
The Marshall Monitor Headphones offer high fidelity modern sound packed in a classic looking pair of headphones – also check the Major 50FX- another cool pair of headphones from Marshall.
The headphones and collapsible for easy transportation and storage, feature a detachable cord with remote controller and microphone (so you can easily answer phone calls in case you use your smartphone as MP3 player), two 3.5 mm plugs (one on each side) that allow you to fit the cord on the most convenient position or to share your music with a friend (he can plug his headphones in the free 3.5mm socket).
On the technical side, the Marshall made the Monitor using high quality black vinyl leather, heavy-duty cast metal hinges and brass accents. The headphones feature the F.T.F. System which offers a personalized music listening experience – keep the F.T.F. inserted for a laidback, warm sound, remove it’s magnetic cushion and enjoy a brighter, clearer sound with screaming highs!
With Windows 8 being a new breed of operating system levitating around classic information input (mouse, keyboard) and more modern technologies like the touchscreen, we welcome Asus’s newest mouse release – The VivoMouse.
The VivoMouse was conceived combining a classic mouse with a laptop trackpad. The mouse part brings it’s ease of usage in navigating around the PC OS, while the trackpad comes with the advantages of multi-touch gestures (two-fingers scrolling, swiping, easy side-scrolling and pinch-to-zoom).
The design, other than being cool looking, also allows the user to control via thumb movements devices like meeting projectors and PC media machines – so not only the VivoMouse allows improved Windows 8 navigation, but it can also effectively act as a remote control at the office or in your living room.
The Asus VivoMouse should be available on the markets in Q3 2013.
Let’s hear you in the comments … What do you think the future of PC mice will look like? How will be interact with our computers in 5, 10, 20 years from now?
The BlackMagic Cinema Camera is a truly professional camera that comes in a small package. Other than it’s compact size, the Black Magic camera packs an incredible amount of features to help you get the best shots possible:
Ultra portable design
Super 16 sensor size with 12.58mm x 7.02mm
CinemaDNG RAW and Apple ProRes recording
Full HD (1080p)
Active MFT lens mount (compatible with all MFT lenses and with non-MFT lenses via third party adapters)
13 stops of wide dynamic range
HDMI out; Headphones plug, Mic-in plug and LANC remote control compatibility
The Black Magic Cinema Camera promises “true digital film look” pictures and recordings, is priced around $995 and will hit the market in July, this year.