The cameras in iPhones are impressive, but their controls aren’t great for pro shoots. The Fjorden attaches to the back of your iPhone and adds a two-stage shutter button, a zoom lever, a control dial, and a multi-function button like those found on a DSLR. It works with various camera apps and doubles as a […]
The webcams built into most laptops aren’t usually very good, and most desktop monitors don’t even have one. This add-on webcam offers 1080p HD resolution, an oval ring light to improve your image, and a noise-reducing directional microphone for clear audio. Grab one for 53% off the MSRP in The Awesomer Shop.
If you’ve ever played with a vintage manual typewriter, you know how hard it can be just to hit those mechanical keys with enough force. JBV Creative built a custom robot that uses 3D-printed “fingers” and servo motors to type text and ASCII art on an old Remington Rand Office Riter. Money shot at 15:34.
Keep tabs on your grilling and smoking with Tappecue’s AirProbe2 wireless temperature probe. It uses two sensors to provide accurate readings of the internal temperature of both your meat and the cooking chamber via a mobile app. Comes with a charging dock that can provide up to 12 hours of use per charge.
This large yet portable speaker is designed to provide crisp and punchy audio at high volumes without distortion. Its case is made from marine-grade plywood for substance and sound quality. It runs for up to 40 hours per charge and supports Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Network multiple Kube4s together for whole-home audio.
’80s kids might remember a little computer program called The Print Shop. Broderbund’s whiz-bang piece of software let users print out greeting cards, banners, and signs on dot-matrix printers. Now you can relive this classic thanks to Melody and April Ayres-Griffiths online emulation, complete with the ability to print to PDFs.
These unique keycaps bring a fresh look to backlit mechanical keyboards. They feature an opaque diffuser on their tops, allowing whatever color light is below to glow through. Lettering has been moved to the sides, so they’re good even if you’re not a touch typer. The set comes with 129 Cherry MX-compatible keycaps.
This pocketable gadget transforms any smooth surface into a touch-based keyboard. It uses a laser to project a virtual keyboard and has the smarts to detect the positions of your fingers and when you type. It connects via Bluetooth or USB and also has a piano layout for playing music using a companion smartphone app.
Fractal images are generally made with math algorithms on a computer. But it turns out that there was a way to create fractal images in the 1930s using multiple cameras and projectors. CodeParade explains how these analog patterns would have worked, and how to simulate them with a webcam and a monitor.
Not to be confused with Elgato’s similarly-named gadget, Valve’s Steam Deck is a powerful handheld gaming PC. Running a custom AMD Zen 2 + RDNA 2 APU, the portable plays all the games in your Steam library smoothly on the go. It has analog thumbsticks, a D-pad, trackpads, triggers, and ABXY buttons built-in. Drops 12.2021
If there’s one problem with Apple’s AirTags, it’s that they don’t have a built-in way to hang them from a keychain or a bag. This accessory makes it easy to attach your AirTags to various objects, and offers a degree of added protection thanks to its strong thermoplastic and polycarbonate shell. Comes in black, grey, […]
Most people who want a portable gaming PC buy a high-end laptop. Russian builder Yolenzo created a gaming rig on a bicycle. The Exo Giga Bike packs an AORUS Z590I Ultra mobo, an Intel Core i5-11600K CPU, an Nvidia RTX 3070 GPU, a 2TB SSD, and 32 GB of RAM. They’re gonna need a really […]
Elgato updates its awesome 15-key programmable LCD keyboard with several new features. The MK.2 version offers interchangeable faceplates, a new stand design, and a USB Type-C port. The Stream Deck Store offers plugins, icon packs, royalty-free music and sound effects you can link to its keys.
Two Minute Papers shows off a fascinating technology that can identify patterns in images then move them in the direction it thinks are most appropriate for their shape. The research paper is available here, and you can play with a version of the tech in the cinemagraph app Motionleap.
Keep your laptop stable and cool with this unique lap desk from Bond Art Studio. The beechwood surface has been cut with an abstract honeycomb pattern for cooling. It’s got enough room for a mouse, a slot for your phone, and its bottom-left corner can be personalized. It comes in 15″ and 17″ laptop sizes.
myNoise is a wonderful website where you can customize ambient sounds. Use its EQ sliders to finetune over 250 soundscapes for relaxation, meditation, or just to provide a calm background for your workday. Sounds can be bookmarked, played in a mini-player, or purchased as a downloadable MP3 file.
Ampere’s versatile everyday bag can be worn as a sling, fanny pack, or carried like a clutch. Plus, its built-in 13,400 mAh power bank wirelessly charges your phone on the go. Its shell and zippers are waterproof, and its spacious interior is big enough to hold two beer cans.
Designed for desktop content creators, the ROCCAT Torch captures studio-quality sound via a USB connection. Its dual condenser capsules offer cardioid, stereo, and whisper modes. Its base has a 3.5mm headphone jack and the mic can be detached for boom arm mounting. Colorful RGB lighting rounds out the package.
This unique ergonomic keyboard features a beautiful hardwood case crafted from walnut or maple. It has a split butterfly-wing design for separating your hands, sculpted keycaps, adjustable stands, hot-swappable switches, and RGB backlighting. It works with macOS, Windows, and Linux, and is fully programmable.
The xScreen lets you play your Xbox Series S like a laptop. It attaches to the back edge of the game console and needs no HDMI cable or extra power cable. The 11.6″ screen has a 1080p resolution, and the lower part of the unit has integrated stereo speakers and controls for volume and display […]