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Tag: Android

Runbo X3 Rugged Phone Wants to be the Rambo of Smartphones

Runbo X3 Rugged Phone Wants to be the Rambo of Smartphones
If you’re the type of person who’s constantly  dropping their phone on the ground, or just like to participate in lots of outdoor activities, you might want to check out this new rugged Android phone, that’s designed to take a licking and keep on talking.

DroidBeam LED Projector Has Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Built In

DroidBeam LED Projector Has Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Built In
Before flat screen TVs became so affordable, I used to be a big front-screen projection user. While most of us are more than satisfied with our LCD and Plasma displays these days, you still can’t do any better than a front projector if you want a screen bigger than about 80 inches – unless you’re the ruler of a small nation.

Wii & Wii U Pro Controller: Everything But the Kitchen Sink

Wii & Wii U Pro Controller: Everything But the Kitchen Sink
While the Wii and Wii U are all about funky modern controllers, sometimes you just can’t beat a good old school gamepad or joystick to get your Virtual Console on. This third-party controller for Nintendo’s current-gen consoles looks like it fills the bill perfectly.

Caterpillar CAT B15 Rugged Smartphone Will Go Places You Can’t

Caterpillar CAT B15 Rugged Smartphone Will Go Places You Can’t
How many times have you dropped your smartphone? I’ve dropped mine plenty of times, especially when I’m tired. Thankfully, I use a case that helps alleviate any damage that my phone might incur. That being said, check out this über-rugged Android smartphone from Caterpillar – designed to be durable right out o the box.

Samsung HomeSync: One Box to Rule All Set-Top Boxes?

Samsung HomeSync: One Box to Rule All Set-Top Boxes?
From HTPCs to set-top boxes, there are plenty of devices that you need to make your home theater system work better. I definitely like the sound of the Samsung HomeSync, since it will combine several devices into a single one.

MYO Gesture Control Armband: The Force is with Us

MYO Gesture Control Armband: The Force is with Us
The Leap motion sensor was one of the most talked about devices last year and rightly so. But until the device itself gets in the hands of ordinary folks, I think MYO just might steal the Leap’s thunder.

HTC One Takes on iPhone and Samsung Galaxy Juggernauts

HTC One Takes on iPhone and Samsung Galaxy Juggernauts
I’ve always been surprised at how many phones HTC puts out every quarter. Even HTC admitted to this last year. Their new flagship smartphone is something different. It’s supposed to mix the best features of iPhones and Samsung Galaxies into one potentially killer smartphone.

Embrace+ Bracelet: Like a Smartwatch without the Watch Part

Embrace+ Bracelet: Like a Smartwatch without the Watch Part
Maybe I’m an old-fashioned geek, but I’m never really understood the interest in a bracelet or a watch that can notify you of what’s going on your smartphone. I mean, all you have to do when it beeps or vibrates his pull it out of your pocket to see what’s going on.

PowerSkin Battery Case Gets it PoP’n

PowerSkin Battery Case Gets it PoP’n
PowerSkin has been making cases to extend the battery life of various smartphones for a while. The company has now announced a new battery case that sucks. No seriously, it uses suction cups to stick to the back of your smartphone.

Moneual Smart Care System Helps Deaf Identify Sounds

Moneual Smart Care System Helps Deaf Identify Sounds
While there’s plenty of hype going on about smartwatches these days, most of the watches out there solve fairly superfluous problems – like seeing that you have a phone call because you’re too lazy to get the phone out of your pocket.

EA Real Racing 3 to Be a Freemium Title

EA Real Racing 3 to Be a Freemium Title
I’m honestly not real sure what I think about freemium video games for mobile users. It’s nice that you don’t have to pay for the game, but often you have to pay for every little upgrade and it usually works out to be much more expensive than just paying the five or six bucks up front to own the complete game.

Android App Turns Lamps on or off Just by Pointing Your Device at Them

Android App Turns Lamps on or off Just by Pointing Your Device at Them
Developer Mike Leslie is working on what he calls Project Rita, a device that “keeps track of all of the information that the user is personally interested in” and ultimately “present the user with the right information at the right time.”

Vertu Constellation Ti Runs Android: Nope, Open Source Doesn’t Make it Any Cheaper

Vertu Constellation Ti Runs Android: Nope, Open Source Doesn’t Make it Any Cheaper
At the rate that I change smartphones, about once or twice a year, I could probably bankrupt myself pretty quickly if I were to buy Vertu phones instead of the brands I usually do. Recently, there was a rumor that Vertu would be using Android in its next smartphone.

3D Print Your Own Android

3D Print Your Own Android
There are plenty of robots around, but if you could ever 3D-print your own robot at home, that would be taking it to another level. Most of today’s robots tend to look quite machine-like, but humanoid robots are the future.

JXD S7300 HD Gamepad2: Best Handheld Gaming System Yet?

JXD S7300 HD Gamepad2: Best Handheld Gaming System Yet?
In the market for a serious portable gaming machine? While you might have your eyes set on Nvidia’s upcoming Project Shield, here’s a very capable system you can buy right now. The JXD S7300 HD Gamepad2 is a power-packed portable that’s ideal for playing both retro emulated games and today’s latest Android titles.

ReelSonar Helps You Catch Fish with Your Smartphone

ReelSonar Helps You Catch Fish with Your Smartphone
If you’re the outdoorsy type who likes to fish, a new project is up on Indiegogo that will help you improve your catch. The project is called ReelSonar and it’s a high-tech fishing bobber. It looks pretty much like a normal fishing bobber except it has sonar technology inside, and can communicate with your smartphone.

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