Lytro’s Light Field camera technology works differently than regular cameras. Instead of a 2D image, it captures the entire light field, enabling users to adjust focus after the shot is taken, change the image perspective, turn images to 3D, and add Living Filters to create amazing images. The new Illum model is available for pre-order now.
Audiophile-quality sound in a waterproof earbud is a tall order. But that’s what BlueAnt Pump HD wireless waterproof sportbuds deliver. Effortless pairing with your Bluetooth 3.0 device plus a lightweight, comfy form factor make it awesome. A fully customizable fit system make it even awesomer, but it’s just IP67-rated, so it will endure heavy sweating but it’s not recommended for swimming.
Now we’re talking: This backup power supply for your phone is the size of a credit card. Literally. Wallet size. Linear Flux’s new LithiumCard portable charger connects via Micro-USB to “hypercharge” your phone. That means it charges fast. How fast depends on your device. To power up the card itself for backup, there’s a flip-out USB. Easy, fast, small, light; no brainer. Expected to ship in June/July.
Carrying around that heavy-ass laptop is bad enough & then you’ve also gotta tote that 3-pound charger. But not if you get yourself a Dart. The Dart is the smallest, lightest laptop adapter ever. At 65W, it will provide all the juice you need to keep your laptop powered up & it’s six times lighter than that brick you’re dragging around now.
Apple iOS CarPlay integration is popping up in a few new vehicles. And Pioneer’s popular aftermarket in-dash systems are joining the fun. These ‘infotainment’ systems from Pioneer basically puts iOS in your car’s dash, allowing you to access not just music but messages, maps, & calls in a familiar interface. So no matter how old your car is, a simple firmware update of your existing Pioneer system will make it feel fresh inside.
This wireless car charger for your Qi-enabled phone is shaped like a cup holder, so you can just drop your phone in there & charge it up. Smart design. Effortless recharge.
The warm sound of classic analog tubes. They are to speakers what film is to photography: something to remember fondly & fetishize no matter how much technology advances. Tubecore’s latest speaker, the Duo blends the old with new to become the world’s first tube-driven, wi-fi enabled bluetooth speaker.
Garmin has been working on creating a better bike computer and the Edge 1000 is it. The Edge has built-in wi-fi, it’s weatherproof, glove compatible, and features a backlit 3-inch touchscreen. It’s also designed for easy connection to all your ANT+ sensors.
The new URSA from Blackmagic is a surprisingly affordable 4K video camera designed for professional filmmakers. Features include a 10-inch fold out monitor, large user upgradeable Super 35 global shutter, 4K image sensor, 12G-SDI and internal dual RAW and ProRes recorders.
The race to make the best consumer 3D printer just got another interesting entrant. Easy, out-of-the-box operation in a compact, user-friendly design makes the Micro a real contender. It uses either ABS or PLA filaments and their simple software makes designing your 3D model as easy as watching the extruder build it up & spit it out.