The dp2 Quattro is a new compact camera that uses Sigma’s proprietary RGB Foveon X3 Quattro sensor—one that captures light in layers and blends them to create richly colored high-quality images with a 3D feel to them. This new model boasts a 30% increase in image resolution and higher ISO speeds for low-light shooting.
Instead of typing in usernames & passwords, the myris from eyeLock lets you cut through device security with just a look. It scans your eyes. When you look into the myris, it takes a video of the irises in your eyeballs, which it then uses as your personal identity code. No matching iris, and that device is not gonna work. Available this Spring with a price tag sub-$300.
Created by two ex-Google wizards, the Beep Music device allows users to stream music from Pandora, Spotify and other services to any speaker. A simple way to connect your powered speakers to the cloud via wi-fi. Kind of like Chromecast for your music, only better, and certainly better looking.
Shooting photos nonstop & downloading new songs everyday will soon eat up all the storage on your phone & tablet. To make offloading that stuff easier, Sony has made their new compact flash drives with a micro USB on one side and a full size USB connector on the other, so you can plug it straight into your device to easily free up space for fresh selfie storage. Available in 8, 16, & 32Gig capacity.
For those few remaining spots on the globe where there’s no wi-fi, ihe Iridium Go is a sat-fi hotspot, linking you & five other devices to the web via satellite. It’s got a rugged build and also features an SOS function to alert emergency services wherever you are.
The Xensr+ is a little puck you stick on your skis, snowboard, surfboard or whatever-board that tracks & accurately measures speed, route, distance, and jump height. Get rad & it’ll keep score. It just won the “Best In Show Award” at the Outdoor Retail show.
Automating everything is getting simpler. The Piper is yet another example; it’s a home security device with a built-in HD fisheye camera that notifies you of security events by call, text, or email. It also features environmental sensors and pairs with Z-Wave accessories like door sensors and smart switches for full control of your home, from your phone.
Lots of upgrades from the last model. Fujifilm’s latest expansion to their X series cameras, is the X-T1 SLR & it’s built for the outdoors. It features a hi-res OLED panel, 8fps continuous shooting, and freezeproof, dustproof, weather-resistant construction.
The name Nifty fits because this little mini-drive will add up to 64Gigs of storage to your Air, Pro & Retina Mac. The little card fits seamlessly into your machine’s on-board SD slot & it’s so small you won’t even notice it, until you start stacking it with files.