There are mainly two adapted ways of holding a tablet or a large screen smartphone. You can have both hands gripping the device on either sides (else have one hand lose to type) or can hold it in cockeyed hold – griping one edge of the device and resting the other against the forearm. But with Paul Liniger’s Gerp Grip you may just have another way to hold your tablets very securely this Christmas. The Gerp Grip is a tablet stand or and universal tablet handle that grips the gadget from the underside to let you use it ever more comfortably.
Yes, as we write, the much heralded Google Glass is still in development. And, that of course hasn’t stop its competitors to bask in the glory of the wearable HUD technology. As a matter of fact, the Lumus DK-40 has seriously notched it up on the HUD scope by touting its full augmented reality support. In other words, the DK-40′s right lens acts as a full-time display with 640 x 480 pixels resolution, as opposed to Google Glass utilizing a separate display component for showing the notifications. This sort of allows the superimposition of the image overlay on your real-world view, thus resulting in a seamless ‘reality’ experience complemented by motion sensors and camera.
A few days back, we fleetingly mentioned something about Amazon’s amazing Prime Air project that entails a drone delivery system. Well, real estate is surely gearing up for a such a technological possibility. Or is it? Century 21 realtors have recently released a YouTube video that sort of shows the lighthearted side of things, if the Prime Air (and other drone delivery systems) really came into being. Taking the tongue in cheek approach, the video goes on to gleefully explain how Century 21 will have a small landing pad specially made for the delivery bots.
Many of us are enticed by the prospect of wheezing downhill on our skis, with the nipping wind and the exhilarating motion playing their sweet tunes in support of your rad adventure. But what about the thrill of skiing uphill? We do not jest; a team of skiing enthusiasts from Colorado (where else?) have come with a remarkable contrivance that allows you to ski upwards, against gravity! Christened aptly as the UpSki, their novel contraption entails a parachute-like mechanism that is presumably powered by gusts of wind. This in turn achieves what is touted as ‘wind mountaineering’, a ski ascent experience by keeping our feet on the ground.
Operating systems, computer software, Xbox gaming consoles and now ‘smart’ bras? Industry giant Microsoft has developed what is touted as a stress-tracking brassiere conception. So, what exactly is the aim? Well, according to the designers, the bra will restrain women from anxious comfort eating. Well, worry not, this ‘restraining’ scope is not in anyway related to physical obstruction; rather the bra will send a Bluetooth signal to a smartphone that in turn warns about the health related predicaments of eating those delectable chocolate topped muffins.
When your company is a newcomer to the smartphone realm, there has to be the X factor that makes your mobile phone design stand apart from the crowded market. Well, that incredible quality in the case of Yota Phone is its dual screen feature. Exhibiting a conventional full-color touchscreen on its front-end, the Russian designed contrivance really takes the unique route by also having an E-Ink style display on its rear-end. Fueled by a similar electronic ink technology found in Kindle, this secondary display is black and white, and always remains on for the entire time.
There is only one drawback of owing an expensive phone, if it drops, it might damage beyond repair. There are many rugged smartphone cases to save you from that day, still there is a chance that you may need airbag protection to safeguard your prized possession. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos may have dreamt of a damage avoidance system, but it is Honda who could amaze the world with an airbag-equipped Smartphone Case N. How practical it is, only time will tell, for now the Case N isn’t real. Read More…