Made of eco-friendly plastic and bamboo, this desktop solar charger is designed to look like a Gingko tree and features a 4.000 mAh lithium battery that stores the clean energy it produces. The tree’s base acts as a stand for your phone or tablet while charging via USB.
It’s official, the hotly anticipated Oculus Rift VR Headset has arrived. Sort of. The company, purchased by Facebook for $2 billion last year, has just unveiled its first consumer-ready headset. They also showed off the circular gesture-driven hand controls called Oculus Touch. The headset features dual OLED screens, built-in headphones, & the Touch controls are designed for a more natural and immersive gaming experience. No specific details yet on price or release date, just “sometime Q1 next year.”
Sony’s a7 RII brings pro-camera features to the compact category and the heart of this new camera is its incredible sensor, a back-illuminated full-frame Exmor R CMOS with a 42-megapixel resolution and an ISO sensitivity of 102,400. This technology makes the a7 RII the world’s first digital camera to offer in-camera full-frame format 4K recording capacity.
Holus is a tabletop holographic platform that converts any digital content from a computer, tablet, or smartphone into a 3D hologram. We could try to explain but just pop over and watch the videos. Another funded Kickstarter project.
The new Leica Q is a fixed-lens prosumer camera that features a 24 MP full-frame sensor and super-bright and super-sharp 28mm f/1.7 prime lens that can also shoot macro. Switchable frame lines for both 35mm & 50mm cropping help add range to the limits of the fixed lens design.
Yes, wireless noise-cancelling earbuds. They link with a phone app that gives you a volume knob, equalizer, & effects so you can customize your sound environment whether you’re listening to music, trying to drown out their pointless conversation, or just blocking out other ambient noise, like the airplane engine.
Square’s simple point-of-sale systems are about to get easier/better. The new reader is a contactless device that accepts Apple Pay & cards with EMV chips. Still wireless. Still pocket-sized.
Onanoff has a quirky name and a clever product. Their Sound Cover is an iPad stand and cover with built-in flat panel stereo speakers, offering powerful, high quality sound, that boosts your iPad’s volume by up to 400%.
Touchjet Pond is the world’s first smart projector. In addition to projecting your computer screen onto a wall up to 80-inches across, this device allows you to tap, swipe, & write on the wall as well.
Batteriser is a voltage booster that gives your regular alkaline batteries 800% more life. Because many complex modern electronics consider a battery with less than 80% power “dead,” this $2.50 gadget works to extract every last drop of juice from your batteries. Not only will it save you money, Batteriser could prevent tons upon tons of waste generated by the $3.4 billion-a-year alkaline battery industry.