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Category: Mobile Tech

Grifta Modular Gamepad: Play Anywhere, Anyhow

Grifta Modular Gamepad: Play Anywhere, Anyhow
If you thought Mad Catz’ LYNX transforming gamepad was the bees knees’, check out the Grifta. It makes the LYNX look like an SNES controller. The Grifta can be used as a normal gamepad or split into two halves.

Cuberox Six-screened Computer: Tycho Cubic Anomaly

Cuberox Six-screened Computer: Tycho Cubic Anomaly
Have you ever encountered a situation that made you wish you had six screens stuck together in a cube? Yeah? You live a strange life. But what’s even stranger is that there’s now such a device.

Gaming Anti-cheat Device Inspects Mouse Input & Game Output: Game:ref

Gaming Anti-cheat Device Inspects Mouse Input & Game Output: Game:ref
Software engineer David Titarenco is working on Game:ref, a small device that identifies mouse-based gaming cheats – such as auto-clicking or aimbots – used in FPS, MOBA, RTS and other competitive games. If it works as planned, it could help secure LAN tournaments and discourage the use of software cheats in online games.

Seer Head-mounted Display Has 100ºFOV: Augmented Reality or Augmented Screen?

Seer Head-mounted Display Has 100ºFOV: Augmented Reality or Augmented Screen?
Head-mounted displays (HMD) have been around for years, though they tend to be prohibitively expensive. Caputer Labs is touting its Seer as an augmented reality display, though it could end up simply being a cheap HMD instead.

Google & Mattel Relaunch the View-Master as a Kid’s VR Headset: VRiew-Master

Google & Mattel Relaunch the View-Master as a Kid’s VR Headset: VRiew-Master
Google and toymaker Mattel are taking the classic View-Master toy to its logical evolution by relaunching it as a virtual reality headset for kids. Instead of holding cardboard disks, the new View-Master holds a smartphone and has a pair of lenses built-in.

DIY LEGO 3D Headset: Oculus Bricks

DIY LEGO 3D Headset: Oculus Bricks
If you have a cache of LEGO, you can skip Google’s Cardboard VR headset and do what Redditor lordrothschild did. Just add a couple of lenses from magnifying glasses and a cloth strap and you’re ready to go.

Augmented Reality Calendar: CalendARRRR

Augmented Reality Calendar: CalendARRRR
Last year, advertising agency We Are Royale made a 2015 calendar as a holiday gift for their friends and families. Then the agency decided to turn it into a special year-long present by making a companion mobile app that added augmented reality features to the calendar.

PicoPro Pocket Laser Projector Review

PicoPro Pocket Laser Projector Review
Celluon’s PicoPro is a tiny, battery-powered projector that fits in the palm of your hand. It can project clear images on any white surface without the need for external hardware other than a smartphone. It can use HDMI or wireless devices that support Miracast wireless video as its sources.

Pocket Points iOS App Rewards You for Not Looking at Your Phone: Fight Fire with Fire

Pocket Points iOS App Rewards You for Not Looking at Your Phone: Fight Fire with Fire
Computer Science student Rob Richardson thinks he’s found a solution to get students to stop looking at their phones: their phones. The California State University at Chico junior created Pocket Points, a location-based app that rewards students based on the length of time their iPhone is locked.

PS Vita Case with L2 R2 Triggers is Only for Second Gen Vita: DAMMIT

PS Vita Case with L2 R2 Triggers is Only for Second Gen Vita: DAMMIT
Even though many PS4 games have or will have support for Remote Play on the PS Vita, the handheld’s lack of actual L2 and R2 triggers severely gimps the experience. Now we have some good news and bad news.

The Power of the Force is Strong in These Star Wars PowerTube Batteries

The Power of the Force is Strong in These Star Wars PowerTube Batteries
If you are out of the office a lot with your gadgets and running out of power is a concern, you’ll want to carry an external battery pack to juice up. There’s no shortage of portable batteries on the market today.

Wishbone Thermometer Lets you be a Temperature Checking Ninja

Wishbone Thermometer Lets you be a Temperature Checking Ninja
When my son was an infant, he had constant ear infections, and we had to check his temperature roughly every 15 seconds or we felt like terrible parents and were convinced he had brain damage. The problem was he was also the lightest sleeper in the history of babies and would wake up at the sound me turning the thermometer on.

Lumoid Lets You Try Wearable Devices Before You Buy: Fit Tester

Lumoid Lets You Try Wearable Devices Before You Buy: Fit Tester
Lumoid is an online store that rents and sells consumer electronics, from prosumer cameras to the Google Glass. Recently the store opened up a new kind of service that’s solely for wearable devices. Lumoid can ship you up to five fitness or sleep trackers so you can try them out for a week.

Xyze Takes & Saves Body Measurements for Online Shopping: Extra Large Convenience

Xyze Takes & Saves Body Measurements for Online Shopping: Extra Large Convenience
Clothing stores online usually have sizing guides for their products, but those guides assume that the customer knows his size. A company called Xyze is working on a way to ensure you get the right clothing size when buying online.

Remotr Lets You Play PC Games from Your Android Device

Remotr Lets You Play PC Games from Your Android Device
I know the PC gamers out there have been sitting in class or on a bus before playing a game on their Android tablet or smartphone and wished they could actually be playing one of their PC games.

Brand Killer Head-mounted Display Blocks Brands and Logos in Real Time: They Owe You

Brand Killer Head-mounted Display Blocks Brands and Logos in Real Time: They Owe You
Ad-blocking software is a double-edged sword, but overall I still think it needs to exist. But as Sean Tejaratchi so effectively explained, the barrage of ads online is nothing compared to what’s happening in the real world.