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Block is a fancy Faraday cage to take your dinner party offline

blockgreenphone A group of Dutch entrepreneurs is hoping to build a business out of helping smartphone users manage their device addiction — via a faraday cage housed inside a fancy looking hexagonal aluminum case designed to accommodate up to six handsets at a time. So enough space to take an entire dinner party offline. Read More

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Natasha Lomas

November 16th

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The SMOVE stabilizes and charges your phone for steady video shoots

rwxbr1i3kzyzpdeaju72 When unmanned aerial vehicle makers and gimbal engineers get together they like to have a few beers and make something like the SMOVE. Designed to connect to a regular smartphone the SMOVE is basically a steadicam for your iOS or Android device, allowing you to take steady shots in rough conditions, follow faces in front of the camera, and even take seamless panoramas. The SMOVE team… Read More

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John Biggs

September 27th

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Xiaomi’s newest phones include dual-lens camera and under-glass fingerprint reader

xiaomi mi 5s plus Hot on the heels of the launch of the iPhone 7 Plus, Apple’s first smartphone with dual reverse-facing cameras, so China’s Xiaomi has joined the double camera club with Mi 5s Plus announced today. Read More

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Jon Russell

September 27th

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Xiaomi’s newest phones include dual-lens camera and under-glass fingerprint reader

xiaomi mi 5s plus Hot on the heels of the launch of the iPhone 7 Plus, Apple’s first smartphone with dual reverse-facing cameras, so China’s Xiaomi has joined the double camera club with Mi 5s Plus announced today. Read More

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Jon Russell

September 27th

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DJI wants to end shaky smartphone videos

Screen Shot 2016-09-01 at 8.19.52 AM DJI hopes you’re tired of shaky and embarrassing smartphone videos. The Osmo Mobile is a handheld 3-axis stabilizer gimbal for smartphones. Just strap a phone to the top and a similar gimbal used in the company’s drones will keep the video silky smooth. The kit works similarly to the DJI Osmo except this new version lacks a built-in camera. It uses the capable camera in a… Read More

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Matt Burns

September 1st

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Samsung said to sell its own refurbished smartphones in 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Samsung is looking to sell its own refurbished devices in order to make money on its premium smartphones a second time around, according to Reuters. The company will introduce a refurbished device sales program “as early as next year,” according to Reuters’ source, and will use inventory provided by customer who sign up to a year upgrade program in markets where it’s… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

August 22nd

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The Instax Share SP-2 adds just enough modern magic to the instant print renaissance

instax-sp-2-hero Or at least, in terms of my appreciation of the memories they represent, that’s what it feels like. That’s why I was excited enough about the Fujifilm Share Instax SP-2 to go out and grab one as soon as it showed up in stock at my local camera shop. The SP-2 is a Wi-Fi picture printer, a device that harkens back to the glory days of Polaroid by giving you a pocket-sized,… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

August 8th

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Tecla’s tech makes Pokémon Go more accessible for wheelchair users

Screen Shot 2016-08-05 at 5.19.53 PM Toronto-based B corporation Komodo OpenLab thought Pokémon Go using its Tecla product, an assistive hardware device designed to make it easier to use smartphones, tablets and users for people who might not generally be able to interact with these gadgets, including, for example, wheelchair users with spinal injuries or multiple sclerosis. As you can see from the video above, the Tecla… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

August 5th

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HTC’s $179 unlocked handset is hitting the States this month

HTC Desire 530 The HTC Desire 530 is $179 unlocked. That’s the main thing you need to know about it. Everything else about the handset is pretty underwhelming at best – and reviewers haven’t exactly been heaping praise on the thing. But it’s $179 unlocked and it’s arriving this month in the States. The company debuted the phone at Mobile World Congress back in February, leading… Read More

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Brian Heater

July 7th

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Volkswagen throws in with LG on ‘Cross-Over’ connected car platform

Autodesk VRED Professional 2016 SP1 Everyone’s picking teams for the coming connected car wars, and Volkswagen and LG have chosen each other. The new smart car squad announced a “memorandum of understanding” to collaborate on R&D related to a connected car platform to be developed “over the coming years” today. So what, exactly, does this partnership entail? It’s not just the premise for… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

July 6th

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