Whether you ski, bike, boat, surf, or just shoot personal movies at home, you should be shooting with a GoPro HD camera. Their pro-quality mini POV-digi cams are the best all-weather-over-the-handlebars-lost-my-front-teeth-memory-makers you can get. 1080p, variable frame rates, 170º FOV, all that. Photo: Dan Bracaglia
The D-Lux 5 is a peerless, high-powered digital point-and-shoot from Leica, makers of the world’s best cameras. Technically, this new Titanium model is the same as the black one, just sexier and a little bit lighter.
If you know the Moog, you love it. The classic, spaced-out synthesizer sound has been backing dance tracks, movie sound effects and hip-hop beats for decades. Now you can turn your iPad into a Moog with their new app, and this isn’t some noisy knockoff, the app came straight from Moog’s Intergalactic headquarters.
Motorola is calling their Motoactv fitness device “the ultimate.” The watch-like unit tracks your workout stats, stores up to 16Gigs of music, and even offers “audio coaching.” All this sounds good but wouldn’t the “ultimate” device actually be doing the workout for you?
With all the smart technology and after effects, it’s getting harder & harder to take bad photos. So why do yours still suck? User error? Bad aim? No matter what you’re lacking, the Lytro is designed to correct all your photography shortcomings in a small, easy-to-use package. Capture the entire light field. What does that mean? It means you can focus on certain details of your photo after the fact. That’s smart.
Nine months or so must have passed because the Kings of planned obsolescence, Canon Camera, are releasing another new flagship model. If you know you need the newest and best, this is your body but unless you’re a professional, you’ll have no idea what the improvements and upgrades in this new model mean.
If your own two aren’t providing enough entertainment, the wild and crazy Robotic Ball could curb your ball playing jones. Controlled by your smart phone, this product is what the name suggests, a ball that does what you want it to. Unlike the others that are extremely fragile, this one will stand up to all-day play.
Since nobody can ready your handwriting, this super-easy video memo pad might help you get your point across faster. Operated with three simple buttons, it allows you to record and play messages up to 3 minutes in length. It’s also got a magnetic back so you can stick it on the fridge, for the old “drink my last beer and die” message.
Obviously intended to compete head-on with the MacBook Air, Acer drops this little nugget into the ultra-light notebook ring. Tidbits include a second generation Core CPU, a 13.3-inch HD screen, both a SSD and HDD, and a 0.51-inch thick chassis made out of aluminum and magnesium that weighs just 2.98 pounds. Available later this week.
Guys who have everything don’t need anything but they still want something. If you get these guys a thing they’ll actually use, you’ve solved one of the riddles of man. This high-tech radio could be the one. Get 15,000 Internet radio stations, wi-fi streaming, app-powered controls, video output, Last.fm connection; this thing plays pretty much everything. Who would settle for less? Source