Yulong Coolpad is working on a smartwatch, too. Should launch CWatch in a few weeks
Sep18

Yulong Coolpad is working on a smartwatch, too. Should launch CWatch in a few weeks

Smart watches able to connect to your phone via Bluetooth have been around for several years now, though very few people were interested in them. But ever since the first rumor that Apple is working on a watch of its own appeared, they’ve become a really hot item. Now everyone is working on one, trying to figure out what it needs to do to become a truly needed item. Hot Chinese smartphone maker Yulong Coolpad plans to get into a...

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This is the Apple iWatch. Directly from Cupertino R&D labs
Feb21

This is the Apple iWatch. Directly from Cupertino R&D labs

A couple of weeks ago there were a lot of rumors that Apple is working on iWatch to be released in a few months. But except for the name, the size of the team and the flexible display to be used in the device, little has been known about it. Today we can confirm the iWatch is real and even show you some things Apple plans to do with it.  It comes straight from Apple’s R&D labs, in the form of a patent application called “Bi-stable...

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Microsoft has its own Project Glass – augmented reality glasses/wearable computer combo
Nov22

Microsoft has its own Project Glass – augmented reality glasses/wearable computer combo

Microsoft has it’s own Project Glass cooking in the R&D labs. It’s an augmented reality glasses/heads-up display, that should supply you with various bits of trivia while you are watching a live event, e.g. baseball game. The device was made public via Microsoft’s patent application published today. Microsoft is taking a much more gradual approach than Google, which already has a working wearable computer/augmented reality glasses...

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A real marble brick of a smartphone: Mobiado Grand Touch Executive
Oct16

A real marble brick of a smartphone: Mobiado Grand Touch Executive

Remember the times when we used to refer to our mobile phones as bricks? I do. But our handsets started to get smaller, slimmer real fast, and the name just faded away. Well, if you have a bunch of money to spare, you may soon be able to hold a real marble brick of a smartphone in your hand. Courtesy of a luxury handset maker Mobiado. A couple of years ago Mobiado sent out a press release with a picture of a concept phone CPT001, made...

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Project Glass is not enough. Google patents smart glove to make your Minority Report VR dreams come true
Aug21

Project Glass is not enough. Google patents smart glove to make your Minority Report VR dreams come true

Google’s augmented reality glasses are all fun and good, but they are only just a start. The information beamed at you via head mounted display could be helpful, but how do you respond, and operate the darn thing? Enter Google’s Smart Glove, described in a recently issued patent called “Seeing with your hand”. The Google Glove is filled choke full with electronics. These include cameras on the fingertips, compass, gyroscopes,...

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Kogeto’s Dot turns your iPhone into a 360-degree panoramic camera
May23

Kogeto’s Dot turns your iPhone into a 360-degree panoramic camera

Kogeto announced Dot, a 360-degree panoramic video accessory for iPhone 4 at TechCrunch Disrupt today. The slimline camera attachment captures “immersive” panoramic video in real-time. Videos taken with the app can then be shared on Facebook, Twitter, and even livestreamed online with Kogeto’s Web platform. The contraption contains no moving parts, and consists of two mirrors that reflect a circular 360-degree image the iPhone’s...

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Contest: Win a Wrapsol Ultra Screen Wrap for iPhone 4!
Mar29

Contest: Win a Wrapsol Ultra Screen Wrap for iPhone 4!

Ready for the next contest? What, you’re always ready for the next contest? Then let’s get to it! This week our contest is focusing on a screen protector. But not just any screen protector — we’re talking the super-durable Wrapsol Ultra screen protectors here, not the dinky plastic films that try to pass as screen protectors. The Wrapsol Ultra wraps around the entire phone and not only prevent scratches, but...

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Contest: Win a Wrapsol Ultra Screen Protector for iPhone 4!
Mar28

Contest: Win a Wrapsol Ultra Screen Protector for iPhone 4!

Ready for the next contest? What, you’re always ready for the next contest? Then let’s get to it! This week our contest is focusing on a screen protector. But not just any screen protector — we’re talking the super-durable Wrapsol Ultra screen protectors here, not the dinky plastic films that try to pass as screen protectors. The Wrapsol Ultra wraps around the entire phone and not only prevent scratches, but...

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Jabra Announces New FREEWAY Speakerphone at CTIA 2011
Mar23

Jabra Announces New FREEWAY Speakerphone at CTIA 2011

I currently use a Jabra Cruiser as the bluetooth speakerphone in my car because it includes an FM transmitter so I can talk on the phone and listen to music in my car directly through my car stereo. However, the speakerphone itself is pretty quiet so I have no choice but to use it for the stereo as my only option. Jabra has definitely taken the concept and improved upon it by releasing the Jabra FREEWAY, a new bluetooth speakerphone...

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This Week: Win a GorillaMobile Ori for iPad Case from JOBY
Feb21

This Week: Win a GorillaMobile Ori for iPad Case from JOBY

JOBY is our sponsor for this week’s contest, and we’re really excited to give this one away. I saw the Ori for iPad last month at CES and was intrigued by its gorgeous craftsmanship and features, and if you’re looking for an iPad case you definitely want to get your name in the running for this particular product. The GorillaMobile Ori uses a lightweight, superstrong aluminum casing which helps add a significant...

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