Square’s simple point-of-sale systems are about to get easier/better. The new reader is a contactless device that accepts Apple Pay & cards with EMV chips. Still wireless. Still pocket-sized.
Onanoff has a quirky name and a clever product. Their Sound Cover is an iPad stand and cover with built-in flat panel stereo speakers, offering powerful, high quality sound, that boosts your iPad’s volume by up to 400%.
Touchjet Pond is the world’s first smart projector. In addition to projecting your computer screen onto a wall up to 80-inches across, this device allows you to tap, swipe, & write on the wall as well.
Batteriser is a voltage booster that gives your regular alkaline batteries 800% more life. Because many complex modern electronics consider a battery with less than 80% power “dead,” this $2.50 gadget works to extract every last drop of juice from your batteries. Not only will it save you money, Batteriser could prevent tons upon tons of waste generated by the $3.4 billion-a-year alkaline battery industry.
Bigger, better, more. You get all that your photography demands in the Phase One XF camera system. It offers massive 14-stop dynamic range & super-high resolution with its medium-format sensor, which is more than 2.5 times larger than a standard DSLR sensor. It shoots 80MP stills in 16-bit color with a full range of available Leaf Shutter lenses, and features a new patent-pending and fully controlled autofocus system, called the Honeybee Autofocus Platform, or HAP-1.
SanDisk has just released the world’s smallest 128GB flash drive. Only slightly larger than the slot itself, this drive can ride on your keychain or sit practically flush in your laptop where it will give you 128GB of additional memory.
Bridging the gap between the entry-level Hero & the higher-end Hero4 Silver, GoPro has just released the Hero+LCD. It features a built-in touchscreen and shoots 1080p 60fps like the Silver but with a burst rate of 5FPS and it shoots 8MP stills. It also offers wi-fi & bluetooth, which the entry level Hero does not.
Summer is here and that means the beach is where you’ll be staring at your phone and scrolling. And if you’ve got Solartab, a 5.5-watt solar charger designed specifically for charging your phone & tablet, you can soak up the rays & scroll your summer away. The charger’s 13K mAh battery even stores the power for later use.
This portable, lithium-Ion power supply offers backup power via 2X USB-C in & 2X USB 3.0 out that will keep your MacBook & two USB devices charged & running for 13 hours. The first we’ve found for the new MacBook. A funded Kickstarter project.
The shockproof, water-resistant Venture 30 charger from Goal Zero can be powered up by USB or optional solar panel. And with a full charge, it will juice up your phone 3 times, as well as tablets, headlamps, cameras and other devices. The whole kit is compact & weighs just 1.5 pounds.