Tzukuri are sunglasses with a Bluetooth chip that alerts you via a mobile app if you’ve forgotten them. A small solar cell on the frame charges the chip. Coming soon in six stylish designs. Sign up to be reminded when they’re available.
Inspired by classic 8mm film cameras, Chinon’s forthcoming Bellami HD-1 camera is all digital, capturing full HD 1080/30p video, offering interchangeable lenses, and a comfortable and stable pistol grip. Sample footage here.
Formerly called Lernstift (“learning pen”) VibeWrite is a refillable pen that helps you learn English. Currently, it vibrates to point out spelling errors. Future updates will enable it to help improve your handwriting and grammar.
Sony revamps its popular α77 24.3mp DSLR with more accurate and flexible autofocus, a fast new Bionz X processor, 100-25600 ISO range, a sharp 1228k dot LCD display, Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity, and 4K still image output.
Like the 3Doodler, Lix is a handheld PLA/ABS 3D printer that makes creating objects as simple as writing or drawing. It’s main advantage is its compact size, making it more comfortable to hold. Hey Lix guys, the camera is over here.
TapPainter is an iPad app that virtually repaints walls. It accounts for the lighting conditions in your room and lets you try out different paint brands. There’s also a Kickstarter for an Android and iPhone version.
Boost the storage of your Mac laptop or Mac Mini with the Transcend JetDrive. It comes with all the tools you need to replace your computer’s current SSD. It even has an enclosure so you can reuse your old SSD as an external drive.
The Python Cord is a rubber accessory that absorbs and distributes the stress on the charging cable of laptops and other gadgets, preventing it from being frayed or torn. It doesn’t do anything for the other end of the cable though.
In their endless desire for clean design, Apple neglected to put any USB ports on the front or side of its slim iMacs. BlueLounge fixes that with this J-shaped port extender, which moves a USB port up front. We’d like one in silver though.
A surprisingly modern Leica. The T-System has an aluminum body, a 16.5MP Sony APS-C sensor and a 3.7″ touchscreen for most of its controls. It has a new lens mount and will launch with a 18-56mm zoom lens and a 23mm prime lens.
A 6,000mAh external battery pack that can also jump start car batteries. Aside from its 5V 2.1A USB charging port, Jumpr also has a 12V 150A-350A output that can be connected to a car battery. It comes with proprietary jumper cables.
The Buoyant Air Turbine or BAT from Altaeros Energies is made of a helium-filled, inflatable shell that ascends to high altitudes where it harnesses the energy of stronger, more consistent winds to provide power to remote areas and microgrids.
These unique speakers have enclosures made from glass-fiber reinforced concrete. Each one has a titanium cone full-range speaker, and can handle 50w max. We’re not sure of the acoustic properties of concrete, but they sure look good.
Here’s another funny testament to the power of virtual reality and the Oculus Rift headset. While trying out the roller coaster demo, this guy didn’t even get the chance to enjoy the experience. He “fell.” Skip to 1:15.
The OnePlus One has a quad-core 2.5Ghz CPU, 3GB RAM, 16GB or 64GB storage, 5.5″ 1080p screen, 3100mAh battery and CyanogenMod, the highly customizable Android offshoot. It will sell for just $299 to $349 unlocked.
A flashlight with a powerful 4100 lumen halogen lamp. Its heat-resistant lens and reflector lets it provide a wide floodlight or a focused beam that can set objects on fire at close range. Because this is Wicked Lasers we’re talking about.
Lytro’s amazing light field tech lets viewers refocus images long after you’ve snapped your pictures. Their new Illum camera ups the ante with a 30-250mm zoom lens, a 4″ touchscreen, and much improved image quality. More here.
The Instax Share SP-1 is a portable, battery-powered printer that outputs your digital images as pocket-size photographs in seconds. Connects wirelessly to Android or iOS devices. The only downside – prints cost about $1.10 each.
Alex Cornell and Phil Mills’ semi-April Fools joke. Gofor is their concept for a drone rental service. They imagine drones could be summoned remotely to perform a variety of tasks, from cameraman to home security.
An Android smartwatch with a 3″ touchscreen and a 1000mAh battery. It pairs with smartphones but can also go online on its own. Note how you never see the actual interface in its videos and pictures. Caveat emptor.