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.
In addition to being huge (65- & 85-inches) and offering a ridiculously sharp 4K display, the new, memorably-named XBR-950B TVs from Sony have a new feature called Direct LED Dimming, a function that automatically adjusts picture contrast for maximum visual impact.
When you get sick of the ads on the radio, just flip the switch on this 50-watt jobsite speaker and stream wirelessly from your phone to play the songs you really want to hear. Built for abuse with big bumpers and brush guards, the Job Rocker also features a 50-hour battery and on board outlets you can use to recharge your cordless tools & other devices.
If you can just press a button to clean your floors, why, in 2014, would you do anything else? The new Scooba 450 robot delivers a pro-grade cleaning process that includes sweeping, pre-soak, scrub, & squeegee for your hard-surface floors.
The Jump is a small, lightweight cable & backup battery for charging your iPhone, Android, or Blackberry device. Fully charged it can add over 3 hours of talk time to your phone when you’re running out of juice. When it’s plugged in, it charges your phone & then when you’re phone is at 100%, it automatically begins charging itself.
Just 6 months ago, Sony’s most affordable 4K camcorder cost 4500 bucks. But this week at CES, they unveiled a more compact consumer 4K camcorder that’s less than half the price. This 14MP camera features SteadyShot image stabilization, Zeiss optics and captures video at 4K/30p, a quality far exceeding HD resolution.