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DJI upgrades its 4k handheld gimbal camera with zoom lens, motion timelapse

OSMO+ rear - with phone DJI just announced an upgraded version of its lovely Osmo camera. Called the Osmo Plus, this model offers key features not found on the original Osmo such as zoom, motion timelapse and an improved stabilization system. Like the original, which is still available, the Osmo Plus gives shooters a stabilized camera system thanks to the 3-axle gimbal system. It’s  similar to the gimbals used… Read More

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Matt Burns

August 25th

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DJI upgrades its 4k handheld gimbal camera with zoom lens, motion timelapse

OSMO+ rear - with phone DJI just announced an upgraded version of its lovely Osmo camera. Called the Osmo Plus, this model offers key features not found on the original Osmo such as zoom, motion timelapse and an improved stabilization system. Like the original, which is still available, the Osmo Plus gives shooters a stabilized camera system thanks to the 3-axle gimbal system. It’s  similar to the gimbals used… Read More

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Matt Burns

August 25th

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The highs and lows of the Cadillac CT6 Bose Panaray audio system

cadillac-ct6-3 Panaray. Panaromic and array. Made by Bose, the $3,700 optional Panaray audio system puts 34 tiny speakers around the Cadillac CT6’s cabin with the goal of creating an immersive soundstage. This is more than creating a surround sound system. It’s about creating an environment of sound. And it works. Read More

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Matt Burns

August 1st

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Apple hires founder of QNX Software Systems for automotive project

BEIJING, CHINA - JUNE 3:  Citizens walk into an Apple Store on June 3, 2016 in Beijing, China. Apple Inc. was recently listed as an enterprise of serious dishonesty and fined 50,000 yuan (about 7,612 USD dollar) by the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Statistics due to some discrepancies in their financial status and retail status in 2014. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images) Apple is adding an experienced automotive software developer to its ranks and perhaps changing the focus of its secretive automotive division. Bloomberg is reporting Apple hired former BlackBerry employee and co-founder of QNX Dan Dodge, who will work in the software team of Apple’s automotive project. Dodge brings considerable experience to Apple. The company he co-founded developed… Read More

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Matt Burns

July 28th

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Elon Musk says the Model S can float well enough to be a boat

Model S Update - 2 The story goes that last week, a Tesla Model S drove through a flooded tunnel in Kazakhstan. It’s not clear in the video below if the car was actually floating, but that didn’t stop Elon Musk from taking to Twitter to turn the video in to a bit of Tesla marketing. We *def* don't recommended this, but Model S floats well enough to turn it into a boat for short periods of time. Read More

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Matt Burns

June 20th

Gadgets

The Apple TV finally has a chance to be a gaming platform

Apple TV   Immersive games require a serious controller and the Apple TV Siri Remote is not a serious controller. Yet until recently Apple required game developers to fully support the Siri Remote for all games, which is likely one of the reasons developers haven’t fully embraced the platform. Gaming was key to the original pitch for the latest generation of the Apple TV. But so… Read More

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Matt Burns

June 15th

Gadgets

Don’t have an Apple TV? The iPad can also be a Home Hub for HomeKit devices

Screen Shot 2016-06-14 at 3.12.54 PM Yesterday at its annual developer’s conference Apple took the wraps off the next generation of HomeKit, its Internet of Things platform for devices such as smart locks, thermostats and internet appliances. Key among the new features highlighted during the unveiling was that the Apple TV can act as a HomeKit hub, allowing homeowners to remotely and securely access connected devices… Read More

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Matt Burns

June 14th

Gadgets

Home is Apple’s consolidates control of Internet of Thing devices into a single app

0254 Today at Apple’s WWDC 2016 conference, Apple SVP Craig Federighi announced a major update to Apple’s Internet of Things platform, HomeKit. The big news is Apple built a dedicated app to control all the devices in a person’s home. This will let homeowners use one app to control lights, view doorbell cams, open garage doors and more. This is big. Apple launched HomeKit along… Read More

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Matt Burns

June 13th

Gadgets

Modular phones are here, like it or not

modular phone Call me old fashioned, but I like my phones in one piece. But that’s not the future according to LG. Or Motorola. Or Google’s Ara team. These companies see consumers swapping widgets and gizmos on and off their phone like it’s some sort futuristic communication device. That’s crazy. I don’t like it. Get off my lawn. Lenovo just introduced the Moto Z with Moto Mods. Read More

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Matt Burns

June 9th

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Modular phones are here, like it or not

modular phone Call me old fashioned, but I like my phones in one piece. But that’s not the future according to LG. Or Motorola. Or Google’s Ara team. These companies see consumers swapping widgets and gizmos on and off their phone like it’s some sort futuristic communication device. That’s crazy. I don’t like it. Get off my lawn. Lenovo just introduced the Moto Z with Moto Mods. Read More

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Matt Burns

June 9th

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