Before you go buy that big, bulky DSLR camera you’ve been dreaming about, consider Ricoh’s new GR Digital V. It’s the world’s first compact camera with an APS-C optical sensor; same as the ones used in pro DSLRs. This sensor captures razor-sharp 16.6MP images, HD video, and shoots in 4 fps bursts. Unlike the big cameras this one is still light, small & portable.
Danish audio innovators Bang & Olufsen have been making superior sound products for 86 years. Their sub-brand, BeoPlay offers premium headphones like the new H3 & H6 models that deliver incredible sound & elegant Scandinavian design.
It looks like one of those dynamite detonators you saw in cartoons as a kid but this Detonator isn’t going to blow up Bugs Bunny. It’s a small speaker system that packs serious power. A 4-inch woofer is backed by 2 passive radiators for low, low bass tones, while an independent ¾-inch tweeter handles highs. Choose from 6 different colors, too.
The boomBOTTLE is a durable, portable wireless speaker that fits into your bike’s bottle cage. You can listen to music while you pedal & bring it on any adventure that requires a soundtrack & a speaker that can take some abuse. The crashproof, weatherproof speaker features dual 40mm drivers, integrated controls, speakerphone, & 10-hours of play on a full battery charge.
Nope, there’s no film to load in this new digital video camera. In fact, there’s no such thing as “digital film.” Just the same, Blackmagic is claiming it. What they really mean is wide dynamic range that creates a “film look” which is to say, you can make what you shoot look old/lo-fi/cinematic. In addition to all types of contemporary tech features, this camera has a Super 16 sensor that supports all types of old, film quality lenses, too.
Remembering to sit up straight is easy to forget but bad posture leads to lower back pain, kicking off a rotten cycle of slouching and soreness. The LUMOback is a sensor band worn around the waist that uses bluetooth technology to send your movement & posture data to a compatible iOs device, which measures, maps & tracks your movements to help improve your posture.
The reason nobody under 30 gives a squirt about activity trackers that count your steps is because unless you’re a retiree or a stroller mom, walking around isn’t really an “activity.’ Enter Lit, a new kind of activity tracker designed for action sports. It measures and tracks air time, distance, paddles, rotations, turns, G-forces, jumps, duration and more plus it links with a social-sharing app allowing users to create challenges, compete with others, or just brag about how big they went.
She said to toss out those dusty old speaker cabinets, but we have a better idea. Slide them into the manroom and hook up The Vamp. This little device easily connects to the speaker & links with your Bluetooth music player to turn any old speaker into a wireless sound system.
The RetroN 5 is the latest version of the secretly worshipped universal retro video game system. Improving on the RetroN 4, the new system has 5 cartridge slots allowing vintage game nerds to use original NES, SNES, Genesis, Famicom, Game Boy Advance, Super Famicom, Mega Drive, Game Boy Color and Game Boy cartridges.
This keyring-size rechargeable backup power supply called Fuel is the world’s smallest cell phone charger. When you need 20-30 more minutes of juice, just plug into the little guy.