Posts by tag: smartphone

cool tech September 18, 2014 posted by

Nexstar Evolution 6 – the smartphone friendly robot telescope for the family astronomer

Stargazing is one of those activities that anyone can enjoy. There’s a great big galaxy out there and it’s fascinating, and there’s always a chance you might see a UFO or a giant asteroid set on a collision course for the planet. You never know. The Nexstar Evolution 6 is a remote controlled robot telescope that lets even the most amateur stargazer explore the skies.

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Nexstar Evolution 6 – the smartphone friendly robot telescope for the family astronomer
Free Software September 8, 2014 posted by

Pixlr Express – superb free smartphone photo editing, and no lousy ads [Freeware]

Autodesk is a company that usually only comes up when you’re talking about some heavy hitting design software, since they’re the makers of Maya and Autocad among other design industry standard products. But they’re not all business, there’s a lighter side to the company. They also make some pretty solid mobile apps. Pixlr Express, for example, is a superb little photo editing app  whcih can turn your mobile photos into little masterpieces.

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Pixlr Express – superb free smartphone photo editing, and no lousy ads [Freeware]
Eco Friendly August 26, 2014 posted by

Bicycle Handlebar Portable Wind-Powered Generator Lamp – level up your cardio while you power up your phone

Whenever there’s a huge multiple days long power outage in a major city here, there’s always two types of photos that make their way to the internet. One of a house or shop that still has power and invites everyone to charge their phones on a series of extension cords. The second is the picture of the stationary bike generator. With the Bicycle Handlebar Portable Wind-Powered Generator Lamp, you can be your own generator with no need to stay stationary.

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Bicycle Handlebar Portable Wind-Powered Generator Lamp – level up your cardio while you power up your phone
Gadgets August 18, 2014 posted by

iMusic Speaker Pillow – sweet tunes for sweeter dreams

It seems as soon as you lie down, your brain decides to give you a play by play of every little thing it can come up with. As if that sparkling moment of peace right before you pass out has to be filled with SOMETHING. With the iMusic Speaker Pillow you can let that space be filled with more than worry and unanswerable life questions.

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iMusic Speaker Pillow – sweet tunes for sweeter dreams
Free Software August 15, 2014 posted by

Virtual Walk – the app that turns walking into a fun game with your phone [Freeware]

Walking is always better when you have somewhere to go. Especially if it’s a hot day, or you’re hungry, or you know, the internet. Having a destination in mind makes walking seem more like a good idea. Virtual Walk is an app for Android and iOS that lets you plan your walking route, and at the same time turn the act of working out into a game.

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Virtual Walk – the app that turns walking into a fun game with your phone [Freeware]
Gadgets August 4, 2014 posted by

Smart Card – wallet sized charger, GPS tracker, card reader, portable hard drive, SOS alert…did we miss anything?

Inventor Gene Aikins wrote to us recently, asking whether we would mention his new crowdfunding project, Smart Card. We wrote back, explaining that we’re reluctant to promote crowdfunding project nowadays unless they offer some significant universal value, and are likely to actually get made, at which point we expected him to go away and leave us alone. He didn’t. His response, which basically offered up the ‘small inventor’ angle, was eloquent enough to get us thinking about this whole crowdfunding…

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Smart Card – wallet sized charger, GPS tracker, card reader, portable hard drive, SOS alert…did we miss anything?
Gadgets July 30, 2014 posted by

DSLRPros 3-Axis Smartphone Stabilizer – make like Steven Spielberg with your smartphone camera

If you’ve ever tried to grab some cool video with your smartphone while on the move, you’ll know just how frustrating it can be making everything look smooth. When you walk the camera judders and don’t even talk about trying to pan around an object or person without those horrible wobblies. But now there’s a new tech which can help you look as smooth as Spielberg, just without the Oscars.

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DSLRPros 3-Axis Smartphone Stabilizer – make like Steven Spielberg with your smartphone camera