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First impressions of Essential’s 360-degree camera attachment

By Darrell Etherington Essential has a unique port around back on its debut Phone, which can handle data and power transfer, and which attaches to accessories via magnets. The first such accessory is Essential’s own 360 camera, which offers you an easy way to capture immersive images and video in a very small package. The…


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The littleBits Droid Inventor Kit lets you build an R2-D2 of your very own

By Greg Kumparak Ever wanted to build an R2-D2 to call your own? You could drop a few million dollars to get all the screen-used parts/props… Or you could spend a few weeks in the shop bangin’ on scrap metal to build one from scratch. Or you could grab littleBit’s new Droid Inventor Kit and…


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Sony’s RX0 is a tiny camera with big ideas

By Devin Coldewey Sony just announced a new camera called the RX0, but breaking from the trend of lower number = fancier camera, this one is a tiny device that combines an action-cam form factor with some traditional imaging prowess. It’s an unusual combination, yet somehow tempting. Read More …read more Source:: TechCrunch Gadgets


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Apple sets iPhone event for September 12 at new Steve Jobs theater

By Darrell Etherington Apple just sent out invites for its annual iPhone event, which is taking place on September 12 at its new Cupertino HQ, at the Steve Jobs Theater it built there specifically to host special events. It’s expected that Apple will reveal a brand new iPhone with a nearly bezel-free design on the…


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XYZPrinting announces a $3,000 full-color 3D printer

By John Biggs Full-color 3D printing at home has long been a wild-eyed dream of consumers and hobbyists alike. Thus far it’s been fun to print out little trinkets in a single color, but to create something more akin to a painted action figure would be a game-changer. And, thanks to inkject technology, we just…


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Microsoft Mixer adds an app for broadcasting on the go

By Parker Wilhelm Microsoft has just released Mixer Create, a new iOS and Android app for its recently rebranded game streaming service that lets streamers chat with fans, broadcast on location and even stream mobile games. Separate from Mixer’s primary app, which allows fans to tune in and interact with their favorite streams, Mixer Create…


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DJI’s Mavic Pro and Phantom 4 Pro drones get new looks and features

By Darrell Etherington DJI has upgraded its Mavic Pro and Phantom 4 Pro drone hardware, and added new software features to the tiny DJI Spark, its smallest consumer drone. At IFA 2017, DJI revealed the new Mavic Pro Platinum, which adds around 11 percent more flight time per charge, and 60 percent noise reduction. It…


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Marshall introduces its own Wi-Fi multi-room speaker system

By Darrell Etherington It seems like everyone these days has a multi-room speaker system – the latest entrant is Marshall, the amp maker that brought its signature style to portable consumer speakers in recent years. The speaker maker is introducing three new models today, each of which packs Wi-Fi connectivity and multi-room capabilities. The Acton,…


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SanDisk’s 400GB microSD card is an Android phone’s best friend

By Darrell Etherington SanDisk has a new record-breaking microSD coming to market, which will deliver so much storage you might be at a loss as to what to do with it all. The new 400GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card is the world’s highest capacity card of its type, and is ideally suited for use…


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Essential Phone Customers, Don’t Reply To This Email: Phishing Scam Or Massive Mistake?

Essential Phone customers received an email requesting for additional information to verify their preorders. However, it is advised not to reply to it, as all replies will be sent to everyone who received the email. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Smartphones


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Bang & Olusfen and Sony launch AirPod rivals

By Matt Burns Everyone wants to get in on the wireless earbud rage and two firms just announced their entry into the market. Today at IFA 2017, B&O and Sony announced their first wireless earbuds that each compete in the space Apple made popular with the AirPods. Sound quality aside, these new earbuds have one…


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AMD releases budget 8-core Ryzen Threadripper 1900X processor

By Matt Hanson AMD has released its 8-core Ryzen Threadripper 1900X processor, offering people who were put off by high price of the flagship 16-core Threadripper 1950X a chance to build a PC with all of the advanced Threadripper features for almost half the cash. While we knew the entry-level Ryzen Threadripper 1900X was coming,…


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You can now pre-order a brand new, working Street Fighter II SNES cartridge

By Darrell Etherington If you still have a functional SNES console, or one of the myriad third-party devices that plays actual SNES cartridges, you probably want to rush out and pre-order this Street Fighter II SNES cartridge, which is a limited edition to celebrate Street Fighter’s 30th anniversary. The newly manufactured cartridges will number only…


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Segway MiniPlus Release Date, Price and Specs – CNET

By Richard Trenholm The Segway MiniLite is a hoverboard for kids, while the top-end MiniPlus is a hoverboard for adults who haven’t grown up. …read more Source:: cnet Camcorders


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Ricoh Theta V Release Date, Price and Specs – CNET

By Joshua Goldman The company’s latest spherical camera shoots in 4K and has four mics to capture spatial audio for more immersive video. …read more Source:: cnet Camcorders


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