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Category: Mobile Tech

Review: ExoLens iPhone Lens System with ZEISS Optics

Review: ExoLens iPhone Lens System with ZEISS Optics
These days, smartphones can take some pretty great photos all on their own, but the biggest limitations of their cameras is the size of the lens and the size of their image sensors. Built-in lenses are usually set to a middle-of-the road field of view, so they’re usually best for general purpose usage, and not optimized for super wide angle shots, super close-ups or long shots.

Cobra and ESCORT Offer Great Tech Gifts for Drivers

Cobra and ESCORT Offer Great Tech Gifts for Drivers
This post brought to you by Cobra. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Technabob. These days, cars offer all sorts of built-in technology to improve driver safety and convenience. But there are some automotive gadgets that you’ll want to consider adding after the fact too.

SanDisk iXpand Flash Drives Wrap Around Your iPhone

SanDisk iXpand Flash Drives Wrap Around Your iPhone
No matter how much storage we have in our phones, it is never enough. Our music, photos, video, and app collections are always growing. Forget having to delete files so you have room to keep adding new media.

KFC’s New Take-out Box Will Charge Your Phone

KFC’s New Take-out Box Will Charge Your Phone
Now your greasy fingers have something new to filth up. KFC knows that your phone needs a charge and they are willing to help with a device charger bjilt into your take-out box. Sadly, like many cool and unusual things, we in America are left out.

Hyperkin Smart Boy to Launch in December for Android

Hyperkin Smart Boy to Launch in December for Android
Remember that Hyperkin Smart Boy case thingy that we saw last year? It was a case that slid onto an iPhone and turned it into a GameBoy from the Nintendo days. Turns out it was originally an April Fool’s joke, but enough interest was there that Hyperkin decided to build it.

Netflix Does Picture-in-picture Video on iPad

Netflix Does Picture-in-picture Video on iPad
Remember when Apple introduced picture-in-picture video in iOS 9?It was pretty awesome, but one thing was missing. The ability to use the feature with Netflix. This is a feature that many users have been waiting for, so they can watch movies and programs while doing other things.

Pokémon GO Plus Wearable Gets a Price

Pokémon GO Plus Wearable Gets a Price
If you are a Pokémon fan, then you already know that next month, Nintendo is going to release Pokémon GO, an app that lets you catch pocket monsters in the real world using your smartphone. You can finally catch them all!

Samsung Outs Injustice Themed S7 Edge Batphone

Samsung Outs Injustice Themed S7 Edge Batphone
To celebrate the third anniversary of the video game Injustice: Gods Among Us, Samsung and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have teamed up to release a limited edition Batphone for your utility belt. The Galaxy S7 Edge Injustice Edition is a sleek, black version of Samsung’s Android phone, with gold detailing and the very necessary bat symbol on the back.

DonkiBot Auto-follow Trolley Robot: BigDonk

DonkiBot Auto-follow Trolley Robot: BigDonk
A few years ago we saw a concept for a suitcase that would automatically follow its owner using Bluetooth sensors and a mobile device. Omorobot had the same idea for its DonkiBot, but with a different and rather quirky execution.

SenCbuds Self-pausing Earphones: Plug Back, Playback

SenCbuds Self-pausing Earphones: Plug Back, Playback
Earphones are becoming smarter and smarter, but most of them incorporate fitness or communication options. SenCbuds on the other hand promise a simple but still practical feature. They automatically pause the audio when you take them off, then resume playing if you put them back on.

Paperlike Portable E Ink Display Hits Indiegogo

Paperlike Portable E Ink Display Hits Indiegogo
About a year and a half ago, we got our first glimpse at the Dasung E Ink computer monitor. It looked pretty cool and has some great features, but it was pricy. Also, it never came to market in a way that you could easily buy it.

ELLO 2M DIY Laptop: A BASIC Computer

ELLO 2M DIY Laptop: A BASIC Computer
Today, even single board computers are locked in an arms race of size and power. There’s nothing inherently wrong with that, but Konstantin Dimitrov thinks that for budding programmers and electronic engineers, simplicity and soul will go a long way.

Stick-on Smartphone Macro & Micro Lenses: Blips

Stick-on Smartphone Macro & Micro Lenses: Blips
Earlier this year, we checked out the ScopeAround, a set of affordable scientific cameras that stream video to smartphones. But if you’re looking for something even simpler and cheaper, check out SmartMicroOptics’ Blips, a pair of macro and micro lenses that you stick over your mobile device’s camera.

Google Science Journal App Helps You Conduct Basic Experiments: Research Engine

Google Science Journal App Helps You Conduct Basic Experiments: Research Engine
Smartphones and tablets are packed with sensors. Normally they’re used by apps or the phone itself, but now Android users can take advantage of their mobile device’s light sensor, microphone and accelerometer to gather and record data with the help of Google and Exploratorium’s new Science Journal app.

Google & Levi’s Smart Denim Jacket Lets You Control Your Phone: Swipebeast

Google & Levi’s Smart Denim Jacket Lets You Control Your Phone: Swipebeast
Last year, Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) team unveiled Project Jacquard, which aims to make interactive clothing using conductive yarn and miniature electronics. At this year’s Google I/O developer conference, the company announced that it’s working with Levi’s to release the first consumer product based on Project Jacquard.

Pilot Earphones Translate Spoken Language in Real Time: Babelpiece

Pilot Earphones Translate Spoken Language in Real Time: Babelpiece
A few years ago, we featured Vocre, a mobile app that translates speech from one language to another using your mobile device as a display, a microphone and a speaker. A new company called Waverly Labs claims it’s working on a more elegant solution that uses wireless earphones.