Category: Gadgets

In gadgets, we cover coolest gizmos & mobile devices including gaming and iPhone accessories, exotic watches and all other computer peripherals that geeks love

Dirt cheap 3D printed microscope for your smartphone has 1000x zoom!

3D printed microscope for your smartphone by PNNL

So, how do you turn your smartphone or tablet into a high quality microscope capable of 100x, 350x or 1000x zoom levels? You get hold of a 3D printer and glass spheres that are dirt cheap. That is exactly what Rebecca Erikson from the U.S. Department of Energy’s PNNL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) has done. This inexpensive and practical way to turn your mobile device(s) into high powered microscope is truly amazing and gives us one more reason to rejoice the invention called smartphone.
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Ayatori plugs into smartphone, lets you communicate through light

Ayatori smartphone accessory-1

Light has been a medium of communication since ages. With an idea to bring the same mode of communication to the smartphone crazy world, Japanese firm Vinclu has launched an Indiegogo campaign for AYATORI – light communication appcessory (combination of words app and accessory). Ayatori is a smartphone accessory, which uses romantic light and internet to allow user to communicate their feeling to each other without words. Read More…

Polaroid reveals Instagram Logo inspired Socialmatic Camera

Polaroid's Socialmatic camera

Polaroid has revealed its long awaited Socialmatic Camera at the world’s leading Photokina imaging fair. The square camera gets its design inspiration from the Instagram logo which itself in the first place was taken from a Polaroid camera. Socialmatic was born from a concept camera turned crowdfunding campaign that was purchased by Polaroid and surged towards the manufacturing process. The connected camera comes with a 14MP front facing camera. Polaroid Socialmatic camera can print 2”x 3” photos without ink with the help of ZINK Zero Ink Technology that provides inkless printing by embedding color into paper.
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Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB mechanical gaming keyboard

Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB mechanical gaming keyboard

There is some good news for you gaming fanatics who like precision control and well-illuminated keys while gaming in highly intense action. Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB mechanical gaming keyboard has Romer-G mechanical switches that ensure 25% faster responsiveness to minimize fatigue over long gaming sessions. The feature of this gaming keyboard is its illuminated keyboard that can be customized for lighting from a pallet of 16.8 million colors. But, not to forget the amazing feature called ARX Integration which allows you to dock the smartphone (Android or iOS) into the keyboard itself to display all the in-game info, system statistics and more.
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Crank Brothers launches new compact Y12 and Y16 Multi tools

Crank Brothers Y12 & Y16 bike tools

Crank Brothers, California-based retailer of mountain bike components have launched two new bike tools at the 2014 Interbike International Bicycle Expo which concluded in Las Vegas, Nevada couple of days ago. Dubbed Y12 and the Y16, the new innovative tools from Crank Brothers comes in a triangular form and boasts a compact design and promises high quality functionality. The triangular bike multi-tools features magnetized Allen wrenches in a handy carrying frame that neatly accommodates other items such as chain tool, CO2 inflator, interchangeable bits and storage containers.
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Samsung 27-inch S27D90C Full HD Curved Monitor epitomizes your desktop viewing experience


Curved screens are the trend these days as electronics manufacturer’s making it a point to come up their version of UHD (Ultra High Definition) display with curved aesthetics. Samsung Electronics has released curved UHD displays in the past and not they want to take the immersive curved screen experience to desktop monitors too. Samsung Electronics has revealed the 27-inch S27D90C Full HD Curved Monitor which enhances your viewing experience while surfing the internet, watching movies or playing high-end games on your PC. The monitor boasts-of a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and 16:9 aspect ratio.
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Rugged protection for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in your favorite color


Apple took to the stage and launched its new iPhones last week; now the world is anxiously waiting for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. With the phones in the hand, post the official launch on September 19, we will require protective cases. Otterbox, a name synonymous with rugged smartphone cases, is trying to bring a new touch of customization to its protective cases for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Otterbox will let new iPhone owners choose color combinations of cases for their iPhones. Read More…

Is Kia K3 smartwatch, smart enough?

Kia K3 smartwatch

There is no doubting the popularity of smartwatches in the west, with basically every electronic company coming up with their smartphone compatible versions of a smartwatch. Automotive manufacturers also have pounced into the smartwatch market but with a very different take on how it functions. We saw Nissan Nismo smartwatch that connects to the driver and now Kia Motors have revealed their vision of a smartwatch that functions more like a remote key fob rather than a smartwatch that connects you to the cloud.
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AvaTech SP1 smart device alerts about avalanche prone areas

AvaTech SP1

AvaTech SP1 Smartprobe

There are very few gadgets to alert mountain hikers, skiers and snowboarders from the danger of avalanches. Well, a smart tool has been developed for the safety of these adventure seekers. Christened the AvaTech SP1, the device measure snowpack structure, slope angle and aspect and geo-tag it all within seconds. Mounted on the top of a probe, the tool provides a crowd-sourced snowpack database to alert people about the danger zones. The robust SP1 comes with a collapsible 150cm probe that folds easily in your backpack. It is equipped with Bluetooth so that the user can wirelessly send snowpack data to his smartphone via the Snowpro app and to AvaTech’s database also.
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Windows GoFone is the first ever Windows 8.1 phone spotted in the cloud

Windows GoFone

By the look of things Windows Phone branding could have a major revamping as a smartphone having the Windows Phone 8.1 has surfaced in the cloud. Windows GoFone by British cellular company My Go is the first ever phone that has the overhauled Windows branding with the ‘Phone’ word nowhere to be seen in the logo. It’s just Windows GoFone as you can see from the screenshot of this 4.7 inch smartphone. The details of this Windows phone are up on the company’s website and they are impressive alright.
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