Sony’s compact, prosumer A7 just got a serious upgrade. The new Sony A7 Mark II now features 5-axis stabilization to compliment its full-frame sensor. Other improvements include a bigger & better grip with re-arranged buttons, plus video options pulled over from the A7s. Available in December.
You’re too busy. You don’t have time to raise and lower the blinds, so let your iPhone do it. RISE is a solar-powered device that turns your regular window shades into smart shades. The device mounts simply to your shade and the App tracks habits and schedules automation for all the windows.
Sick of pulling it out all the time? With Flic you can just leave your phone in your pocket. Flic is a wireless button you can set up to do all kinds of tasks, like controlling lights, snoozing a phone alarm, playing music, screening calls, and triggering the camera in your phone. With its simple Android & iOS app, you can program it to do lots more, too.
Installing cameras all around your home is one way people handle home security but keeping a live web cam in the living room or kitchen is also pretty weird. Point is a small wireless, wall-mounted home security system that listens to the sounds of your home, senses the indoor environment, and analyzes the air. Through the App, it tracks any changes in your home & notifies you of things like windows breaking, alarms ringing, or the presence of smoke. A fully funded Kickstarter project.
Moleskine and Adobe teamed-up on a new Creative Cloud Moleskine notebook, allowing your sketchbook masterpiece to be transferred directly into digital format. You draw in the book, take a photo with a connected app, and a vector version of your sketch is sent to your Adobe Creative Cloud account, where it can be edited in Photoshop or Illustrator.
PowerStation Plus, the new line of slim, quick-charge external batteries from Mophie are offered in 4 sizes, featuring hideaway integrated cables and an aluminum finish. Battery capacities from 3000mAh up to 12000mAh are available.
McIntosh built its legacy creating studio-quality amps and speakers. Their new MHP1000 headphones pack the same premium quality audio elements as well as luxurious leather earpads and headband plus they work with all of McIntosh’s headphone amplifiers.
This isn’t the first levitating speaker we’ve featured but Mars is the first system to include a subwoofer, delivering full-range 360º sound with 8-hour playback. When the battery runs low, the speaker lands back on the base for a wireless recharge. Crowdfunding to begin soon.
The Stealth 2 is the smallest action camera yet from Drift Innovation, half the size of the previous model & just a bit larger than a GoPro. It features a 135-degree 7-element aspherical lens that can be rotated 300 degrees & has a 3-hr. battery life recording at full HD 1080P. Drift also offers a full array of mounts for the Stealth 2.
You could just pull the phone out of your pocket when someone calls but with the Onyx, you’ll spare yourself all that effort. This little puck clips onto your bag or clothing enabling 1-button push-to-talk functionality. Great for group communication, it operates within its own network, pairing to your smartphone via Bluetooth and it works where ever you’ve got data service.