iblazr adds a powerful flash to your smartphone


I have a pretty nice DSLR that I use when I want to get great shots of something. However, more often than not, most pictures I take are with my phone. The reason is because I always have the phone with me, and I can usually get a decent shot in just a few seconds. However, the biggest issue that I run into is poor lighting. Sure, there’s an LED flash built into the phone, but half the time it does more harm than good. But what if there was a small, external flash that you could use with your smartphone?

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Pyle Audio introduces SurfSound-TALK Bluetooth waterproof device

pyle-bluetalkNow that hardware manufacturers have more or less figured out a way to roll out devices that are thin and svelte, looking sharp from all angles, it is about time to up the ante – and this is achieved through the waterproofing of a particular device. Pyle Audio has already ventured into this particular area, introducing the SurfSound-TALK Bluetooth waterproof speaker and handset, which so happens to be a lightweight and user-friendly Bluetooth speaker/handset.

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Asus Multi-Mode Pocket Router is the ultimate travel networking tool


I’ve done a fair amount of traveling for business, occasionally with a colleague or two. When you’re on-location covering an event with a colleague, there comes a point when you may need to share information. Specifically things like pictures and video. So what’s the best way to do this? Well, you can transfer them to a flash drive (if they’ll all fit) and then hand it over, and then let them download them from there. But wouldn’t it be better if you could quickly and easily make a wireless network?

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Logitech G602 Wireless Gaming Mouse has unprecedented battery life

logitech-g602-gaming-mouseNo two gaming mice are alike – ask any gamer, and they will tell you that. Some gamers prefer something simple, especially when you have bound all your keys to different weapons, that all you need to do with your mouse would be to fire your primary weapon, a secondary weapon, and to move with unparalleled precision. Well, some other gamers like something a little bit – nay, a whole lot more complicated, and the more bells and whistles, the better. I suppose the Logitech G602 wireless gaming mouse would be the ideal gaming peripheral in this case as it is also a “marathon runner” in a sense where it boasts over eight times the battery life compared to other wireless gaming mice. We are talking about a serious 250 hours of non-stop gaming action here, all without having to compromise its gaming grade sensor or connection performance.

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iRobot launches the Braava floor mopping robot

braava-irobotI guess you can say that technology has certainly made our lives a whole lot easier over the years. Imagine if you had to iron your clothes the old fashioned way, it would have taken you a whole lot longer to go through a pile of shirts than with today’s steam irons with Teflon-coated undersides that make them glide over your clothes as though you were an ice skater performing an Olympic routine. The vacuum cleaner is another home appliance that has definitely gotten a whole lot smarter, and iRobot has been at the forefront for quite some time now. Their latest device is known as the iRobot Braava Floor Mopping Robot which will arrive in Braava 320 and Braava 380t models.

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Smart PJs – Pajamas that Tell a Story


Kids grow up so fast. I’ve been astounded lately at just how quickly my little girl has become too grown up for all kinds of kid-stuff. We can’t watch Dora anymore, or Little Bear, she’s moved on, and even enjoys a little non-fiction entertainment now and again, and of course her beloved Cake Boss. What could get her interested in a good cuddle and a bedtime story?

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Vaavud turns your iPhone into a windmeter


When I want to know the weather, I’ll generally peek out a window, or step outside. If I’m feeling particularly lazy, I might pull out my phone and open up a weather app. These might not be the most absolutely precise methods for getting proper weather data, but when I need to know how to dress for the day, it’s good enough. But for some people, guesses and estimates, or even readings from a location miles away isn’t good enough.

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Mini Mac has a Raspberry Pi heart

raspberry-pi-mini-macIt is not every single day that you see an icon from the past get transformed to catch up with the times, albeit in a far more miniaturized form that would surely have confounded your ancestors – all without having to use a shrinking gun to boot. The first Mac ever, which so happens to be Apple’s iconic beige box that made its mark in many peoples’ consciousness in a memorable 1984 TV commercial, also proved to be the harbinger of GUI (Graphical User Interface) for consumers, while being the grand daddy of all all-in-one computers that seem to be all the rage these days where desktops are concerned. Here is an idea, how about remaking the original Mac in a far smaller form factor, and ensuring that it will also work as desired? This is where such a DIY project comes into play, where this Mini Mac will run with innards powered by a Raspberry Pi computer.

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