External hard drives are about as interesting as watching crickets dry-hump. Although, when the drive case looks like a pimped-out ride with ground effects…we post it. LaCie’s box boasts a gigabit of speed & 2 terabytes of storage – maybe that’s something to peak your interest.
Talking on the cell phone while driving is in some states a crime. Until now, “hands-free” has never been 100% touch-free. BlueAnt’s S4 Voice-Controlled Speakerphone is the world’s first. Storing up to 2,000 phone book entries, you can chat it up for 20 hours (on a single charge) without lifting a finger. Life just keeps getting easier.
Denmark-based, Davone looked to the sun god Ra in the design of their side-by-side, 8″ coaxial speakers. Reminiscent of iconic glasses, these vintage-inspired units feature a dark-hued, walnut plywood exterior with a high-end, refined sound. Look for them in July 2010.
Spring cleaning unearthed a box of dusty old cassette tapes labeled “U and Me 4-ever” & “Summer Mix ’84″. Your curiosity is just about to kill the cat, when you remember it’s the new millennium and decks are a thing of the past. Grace comes to the rescue. Pop your plastic-memory into the slot, plug into your PC and transform analog to digital. Long live summer love.
Apple released the iPhone 4 today. Features include a front-facing camera for video calling, 720p HD video recording with iMovie editing software, a new Retina Display, multitasking options and a thinner, sexier design than its predecessor. Pre-order starts June 15 with a release date of June 24th, 2010. The experts in convincing us to buy stuff we don’t need strike again.
We love the advances taking place in solar technology. Powermonkey’s Explorer is easily the most unique, versatile & rugged portable charger we’ve seen thus far. It’s in the details. A Velcro strap attaches to your pack for charging on-the-go. The rubberized covering protects against the inevitable spill. An LED display reveals battery capacity & level-of-charge. Compatible with most portables, of course this one snagged a Red Dot in 2010.
The latest edition to Canon’s ultra-portable Elph-series brings big-boy functionality to a little shooter. Incredible images in low light? With the back-illuminated CMOS sensor-driven HS SYSTEM and f/2.0 lens…it’s now possible. Capturing the game’s winning shot? The High Speed Burst Mode & Super Slow Motion video recording have you covered. And yes, it records in 720p HD.
Skinny dipping just became a video option. KODAK’s Playsport is waterproof up to 10 feet. With 1080p HD recording, image stabilization & compact form factor, this cam gives you everything you need for filming life – wherever it takes you.
Mobile devices are great for catching a flick during your boss’ weekly, inspirational “meeting” or for keeping the kids happy during the journey to grandma’s. But the small screen makes your eyes water after an hour or so. If you find yourself needing movies on the go & lust after something that can handle 720p HD video with a tastier screen than your iPhone – consider the Cowon V5. A slick user interface housed within a 4.8″ touch screen coupled with classic looks makes it melt in your hands.
Like nectar from the Gods, Leica’s new super-zoom compact shooter takes the pitch-perfect guts of its ancestry and throws in HD vid recording, GPS tagging & an incredible 25-300mm zoom lens. Great for pros looking for something smaller, or those who think they are.