At one of those iconic 80s movies of my childhood was Pee-wee’s Big Adventure. That movie started with Pee-wee Herman having his beloved bike stolen by thieves. What Pee-wee need was something like the LOCK8 smart bicycle lock.
Apple has finally announced the iPad Air (aka iPad 5) and the iPad Mini retina, and as expected, the blogosphere is completely abuzz about it.
I think it’s exciting news, but ever since I made the switch from iOS to Android, I find myself anticipating what Google comes up with more than Apple.
A few days ago Archos showed off its new Android-powered GamePad 2 portable gaming tablet. The company is back to announce an entire new series of reasonably priced Android-powered smartphones called the Titanium line.
Smell-o-vision is real, and you can now experience it firsthand with Scentee. In case you haven’t heard about it yet, Scentee is a small smartphone attachment that gives you a whiff of real-world scents and smells at the push of a button (or rather, with a tap on the screen.)
A premium jewelry store called Gold & Co has announced the launch of what they claim to be the world’s first 24 karat gold iPhone 5S handset. The company will offer the iPhone 5S plated in plain yellow gold or rose-colored gold.
I always get a kick out of the juxtaposition of something new and high-tech along with something very old and retro looking. When you take the new iPhone 5S and cram it in a case that makes it look like an old-school boombox, cassette tape, or retro game gear, you have my attention.
Ilija Stjepic wants to do for photographic printing what Instagram did for Polaroid. Ilija and his friends made the Enfojer kit. It lets you develop the images in your smartphone into black and white pictures using traditional techniques.
The Prong PocketPlug case makes charging your iPhone a little more convenient by doing away with the wires. It’s bulkier than your typical phone case, but that’s because it’s got a phone charger built into it.
It’s not a good idea to hold your smartphone in your hand while driving. It’s better to have some sort of heads-up mount where you can quickly look at items on the screen without taking your eyes off the road.
If you’re planning on buying the NVIDIA Shield mainly for its ability to stream PC games, you might want to try out this crude workaround shared by Linus Tech Tips. The great thing about this setup is that you don’t need to have a compatible NVIDIA GPU to stream games from your PC like you do with the actual Shield.
A few months ago we found out about the Durovis Dive, a virtual reality gaming headset for Android smartphones. A similar device called vrAse is now looking for funding on Kickstarter. The company behind it claims that future versions will be compatible with all smartphones.
Modern smartphones only have a few buttons, which by default are stuck performing one or two actions. The pull down shortcut menu in Android devices is a great way to access some of the most toggled settings, but you might have other apps or actions that you want to activate quickly.
Smartphone cameras are getting better each year, but they still don’t hold a candle to the optics of dedicated cameras. But if SonyAlphaRumors is correct, Sony will soon release two very unusual cameras that bolt onto a smartphone.
Do you leave your phone on the kitchen table a lot? If you do, then you’ll be pleased to know that it won’t just be sitting there idly, thanks to a collaboration between DuPont Building Innovations and the Power Matters Alliance.