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Category: Mobile Tech

MemoriesCable Backs up Your Dirty iOS Pics Locally

MemoriesCable Backs up Your Dirty iOS Pics Locally
I think we learned a lot from the Fappening, you know that massive leak of celebrity nudes. For one we learned that the blonde from iCarly is much hotter than Carly herself. For two, we learned that your nudie pics are only as safe on the cloud as your password or someone’s resolve to see your hooters.

Cydia Impactor Unjailbreaks iOS Devices: Rewalled Garden

Cydia Impactor Unjailbreaks iOS Devices: Rewalled Garden
Normally, a jailbroken iOS device can be reverted back to the stock iOS setup by restoring it on iTunes. But restoring means your device will receive the latest version of iOS, which might not be compatible with jailbreak tools.

Znaps Magnetic Connector for Smartphones Makes Charging a Snap

Znaps Magnetic Connector for Smartphones Makes Charging a Snap
Over the years, I have used a bunch of different iPhone models and Android devices. I like the Lightning connector for the iPhone because it’s easy to connect and you don’t have to worry about which way the connector goes in.

Minecraft Wolf Smartphone Case Isn’t Trainable

Minecraft Wolf Smartphone Case Isn’t Trainable
My daughter loves Minecraft; it’s the only game she plays. She prefers creative mode and has this gigantic barn built that houses all the horses, sheep, pigs, and wolves that she spawns. She particularly likes to spawn wolves and then train them so they can be dogs.

Raspberry Pi Retro Console with Two Halves: Game Boy SPlit

Raspberry Pi Retro Console with Two Halves: Game Boy SPlit
Inspired by Adafruit’s PiGRRL, Thingiverse member Jooxoe3i made his own Raspberry Pi retro console. But he wanted to make it as small as possible, so he came up with a two-part build. The upper half of the console contains the Raspberry Pi and the PiTFT 2.4″ screen, while the lower half is the USB controller.

Solar Paper Thin & Light Charger: Diet Solar

Solar Paper Thin & Light Charger: Diet Solar
Portable solar cells are notoriously slow to charge compared to external batteries, but you might not mind if you get the Solar Paper. Yolk says its device is the world’s thinnest and lightest solar charger, and you can connect multiple units together to increase their output and reduce charging time.

Star Trek Bluetooth Communicator: Beam My Wallet up, Scotty!

Star Trek Bluetooth Communicator: Beam My Wallet up, Scotty!
Star Trek fans who prefer the original series to its other incarnations, prepare to have a nerdgasm. You can soon get your hands on an original series Bluetooth communicator. Inside the gadget is Bluetooth hardware and a rechargeable battery that allows you to pair it with your smartphone and actually receive calls and talk via the communicator.

Pluggy Lock Turns the Headphone Jack into a Strap Loop: Fill a Hole with a Hole

Pluggy Lock Turns the Headphone Jack into a Strap Loop: Fill a Hole with a Hole
Mobile phones used to have a hole or a slot on their case for wrist straps, lanyards or trinkets, but this seems to have fallen out of modern designs. You can have that hole back with the Pluggy Lock.

Microsoft SemanticPaint Creates Labeled 3D Models of Real Objects Splatoon-style

Microsoft SemanticPaint Creates Labeled 3D Models of Real Objects Splatoon-style
Microsoft Research’s Shahram Izadi and Philip Torr of the University of Oxford have come up with an intuitive way of teaching computers the names of objects while simultaneously creating 3D models of said objects. Their SemanticPaint system learns the names of objects by simple voice commands and can then automatically identify similar objects.

Chevrolet Offering an Air Conditioner for Your Smartphone

Chevrolet Offering an Air Conditioner for Your Smartphone
We love our high priced ultra-thin smartphones, but we don’t stop to think about how hot they can get in the summer, especially when charging. What to do? Chevy is on it. The automaker is introducing a smartphone air conditioner in their new cars.

Explorer 360º Tactical Camera: Ball of the Beholder

Explorer 360º Tactical Camera: Ball of the Beholder
Back in 2012, we featured Bounce Imaging’s concept for a throwable camera that could stream a 360º image to a mobile device. The device is now on sale, and while many of its proposed features didn’t make the cut its basic functions are intact.

Ford’s Smartbike Can Warn You Before You Hit a Pothole

Ford’s Smartbike Can Warn You Before You Hit a Pothole
Ford has announced its latest smartbike: the MoDe:Flex. The idea behind this concept electric-assist bicycle is that it will warn cyclists of upcoming road damage and potholes using a built-in vibration system. The bike works with an app that comes with an Apple Watch extension that can detect potholes on the road.

Lexus Slide Hoverboard: Please Let This Be Real

Lexus Slide Hoverboard: Please Let This Be Real
With 2015 halfway over, it seemed like we’d fail to meet Back to the Future‘s prophecy of a hoverboard. The hero of destiny, Mattel, has practically given up. And then Lexus brought this thing out. Now for the bad news.

Relio Portable Photography Light: Chroma King

Relio Portable Photography Light: Chroma King
Photographers looking for an affordable and portable lighting solution should check out the Relio. It’s a microUSB-powered LED light with a high color rendering index (CRI) in a very small package. Relio’s outputs over 200lm of light with a CRI rating between 90 to 96.

DIY Necktie Wi-Fi Hotspot: TieFi

DIY Necktie Wi-Fi Hotspot: TieFi
We all know that mobile devices often put us into bubbles of isolation. As a Father’s Day treat, ad agency Grip Limited thought of a cheeky way to force children to get closer to their dads.

DrumPants 2.0: MIDI on the Move

DrumPants 2.0: MIDI on the Move
A couple of years ago we featured DrumPants, a set of wearable drumpads. Now the company is raising funds for the second version of its unique MIDI controller, which has improved features and open source software.