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.
In addition to big, crisp images and 3D video, Samsung’s new NX30 compact system also offers wi-fi options, cloud access, and NFC connectivity that supports PhotoBeam & Mobile Link for effortless instant sharing.
This portable, wireless storage device from LaCie will keep a hefty 1TB of movies, photos, and files from taking up space on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, and has a 10-hour battery life. Sync it up and play media all day without cables or an internet connection.
If you really enjoy doing nothing but sitting there swiping at your phone, the Keecker will blow your mind. This thing is a projector that turns any wall into a screen, it’s also a 360º sound & video system, plus you can use it to browse the web, play games, create electronic ambiance; it performs home analytics, works as a nanny cam and so on, & all you do is sit there & swipe.
While most video camera makers are focused on the visuals, the new Q4 from Zoom is billed as the camera for musicians. It combines hi-def video with hi-res sound so you can create videos that sound as good as they look. It can stream a live performance, produce a great-sounding demo from the road, & create crisp, clear music lesson videos with ease.
Since most of us only shoot photos with our phone, it’s high time somebody focused on creating legit lenses for all us phone-tographers. Moment is that somebody. They make a range of high-quality glass lenses that will take photos from your iPhone, iPad, & Galaxy devices to the next level.
The wide-angle view of the standard helmet cam is about 120º to 180º, so at best you’re getting half the scene. If you want to see everything—the full 360º panorama—get one of these. The 360Fly & 360Microfly each feature a 360º single optic lens & they’re superlight, durable & can be mounted to almost anything. Coming soon.
Most earbuds designed for action have some sort of wack headgear going on: earclips, neckband, etc. Not these new ones from Sol Republic. They’re designed for running but actually look normal. A small, pliable ring around the earbud keeps them snug & in place even when you’re pouring sweat.