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Category: Mobile Tech

Boogie Dice Sound-Activated, Self-Rolling Dice: Rock to Roll

Boogie Dice Sound-Activated, Self-Rolling Dice: Rock to Roll
Dice cups and dice towers are well and good, but Boogie Dice are more portable while still being convenient. Each Boogie Dice die has a motor inside that lets it roll on its own. By default, Boogie Dice are triggered by a short and loud sound like a clap or a finger snap.

Review: DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket TV Live Streaming App

Review: DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket TV Live Streaming App
If you’re a football fan, you want to be plugged in to your favorite teams wherever you go. DirecTV’s Sunday Ticket TV is designed to offer NFL games streamed to all of your digital devices so you don’t miss a minute of the game.

RePhone DIY Cellphone Kit: Your Call

RePhone DIY Cellphone Kit: Your Call
If you want to make your own cellphone, you can source the parts yourself, or you can support Seeed Studio’s RePhone, a ready to assemble kit. The heart of the RePhone kit is the MediaTek MT2502A (pdf) system-on-a-chip, which gives you GSM, GPRS and Bluetooth connectivity in a stamp-sized form.

ZAGG outs New Keyboards for iPad Mini 4 and iPad Pro

ZAGG outs New Keyboards for iPad Mini 4 and iPad Pro
ZAGG already makes some great keyboard cases for tablets, and now they’ve just announced that they’ve got some new keyboards in the works for both the new iPad Mini 4 and iPad Pro. There are several models coming out, including the Slim Book and Folio keyboards for the iPad Mini 4, as well as a Slim Book Pro and Messenger Universal keyboard for the iPad Pro.

Autonomous Quadcopters Build Rope Bridge: Temple of Drones

Autonomous Quadcopters Build Rope Bridge: Temple of Drones
Someday explorers and rescuers could carry quadcopters not just to survey but to build bridges literally on the fly. Researchers at ETH Zurich were able to successfully demonstrate a system of autonomous quadcopters that can create a usable rope bridge with minimal human intervention.

Official Raspberry Pi 7″ Touchscreen Display: Pi Pan

Official Raspberry Pi 7″ Touchscreen Display: Pi Pan
Last year we checked out the PiTouch, a third-party 10″ touchscreen display for the Raspberry Pi. But that takes up the Pi’s HDMI port and more importantly isn’t for sale as of this writing. Thankfully the Rasberry Pi Foundation has released its own 7″ touchscreen display for the Pi.

Alcatel Onetouch 4G Car WiFi Hotspot: Is There Net Yet?

Alcatel Onetouch 4G Car WiFi Hotspot: Is There Net Yet?
Some new cars have a built-in Wi-Fi connection over cellular data. But unless you’re willing to buy an entire car just for that feature, you’re better off with Alcatel Onetouch’s upcoming 4G Car WiFi mobile hotspot, which plugs into your car’s cigarette lighter.

NoonWear Ones Sunglasses Make Screens Readable in Daylight: Glare Repair

NoonWear Ones Sunglasses Make Screens Readable in Daylight: Glare Repair
A few years ago we found out that you can obscure the content of your laptop to everyone but you by making specially polarized sunglasses. A startup called NoonWear is working on a pair of sunglasses that work similarly, but are designed to reduce glare from sunlight and other bright light sources.

Deal: Save 30% on the AluPen Digital Stylus

Deal: Save 30% on the AluPen Digital Stylus
If you prefer to draw or write on the screen of your tablet with a stylus instead of a fingertip, then you’ll definitely want to check out the AluPen. This sturdy aluminum stylus has a precision tip and works with the vast majority of capacitive touch screens, including iPads and iPhones.

LG Rolly Full-size Portable Keyboard: Stickey

LG Rolly Full-size Portable Keyboard: Stickey
Most portable keyboards are cramped and have minimal key travel. But LG’s Rolly manages to be a full size keyboard with generous key travel while still taking up minimal space, thanks to its segmented design. The Rolly is built like a Kit Kat bar, only instead of snapping off the segments roll up into a square tube. 

Wove Band Flexible E-ink Smartwatch: Flexitime

Wove Band Flexible E-ink Smartwatch: Flexitime
We’ve seen many ideas for devices with flexible displays, but a company called Polyera claims that it will commercially launch such a device next year. It’s called the Wove Band, a smartwatch with an E-ink touchscreen running nearly the length of its entire strap.

The Everything Machine Graphical Programming App for Kids: Visual Basic

The Everything Machine Graphical Programming App for Kids: Visual Basic
We’ve seen a couple of electronics kits with graphical programming interfaces for beginners. There’s also a similar environment for Arduino. The Everything Machine is a graphical programming sandbox for hardware that many people already have: a mobile device.

Piece Lets Your Phone Dual-Wield SIM Cards

Piece Lets Your Phone Dual-Wield SIM Cards
If you have to use two phone numbers, you can either get two phones or one phone with multiple SIM card slots. Piece offers a third option: use your current iOS or Android device for both numbers.

Review: Microsoft Surface 3

Review: Microsoft Surface 3
Last year, I had the opportunity to go hands-on with the Microsoft Surface Pro 3, and thought it was an excellent system – offering performance, great battery life, an amazing screen and both tablet and laptop capabilities in a single system.

Amiiqo Lets You Back Up 200 Amiibo: Amiiclone

Amiiqo Lets You Back Up 200 Amiibo: Amiiclone
Nintendo’s Amiibo line has been a big hit for the company so far, but a $50 (USD) device called Amiiqo could put a dent in their profits. It’s a shame, because Amiiqo does have legitimate and practical features. 

Nintendo 3DS Homebrew YouTube Hack: 301+ Brews

Nintendo 3DS Homebrew YouTube Hack: 301+ Brews
The last time we checked on Smealum and co.’s Homebrew Launcher for the Nintendo 3DS, it required the user to have a copy of Cubic Ninja, a game that’s now rare and expensive for this very reason.

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