Seeing Tony Stark work through gadgets and 3D Modeling is quite a treat. Turns out, the movie was simply taking inspiration from Elon Musk who might be a time traveler come from the future. He combined a gesture-sensing Leap Motion controller with an array of different display technologies to create the modeling setup you see here. Used for the Space X project, the system allows engineers to work through and zoom to take closer looks at their models without ever having to touch a mouse.
The world is currently engorging on iPhone 5S rumors, and the possibility of the new device being unveiled pretty soon. Something like that cannot be complete unless a funny parody is thrown into the mix, like the one we see here. Just so you know, in iPhone 5S, S stands for “same”.
Jawbone just condensed the size of the Jambox to make it a Mini. This one is meant to be your portable companion, measuring just 6″ by 2 1/4″ by 1″. Of course, it is meant to go with your smartphone and other capable devices, while all the time making headphones and earbuds feel bad. Its tiny size includes a pair of acoustic stereo drivers, a rechargeable lithium ion battery, 10 hours of continuous playback, built in microphone, and connectivity via Bluetooth or audio jack.
We’ll start with the basics: Nymi Bracelet promises a world where your electronic and gadget representation is easy, secure and unique. The bracelet uses your cardiac rhythm as a password to unlock devices, password access, your car and any smart device. Nymi reads and works off the wearer’s cardiac rhythm, which is essentially unique to every person, much like fingerprints and iris recognition.
Popular e-book reader Kindle has received an upgrade in the shape of the Paperwhite 2. The ebook reader gets a straight white background that makes reading books feel even better and more like reading an actual book. A built-in light lets you to read at night or in poor light without having to strain your eyes, glare-free display makes it easier to read and use the Kindle at day and in the sun, and integrated WiFi and 3G offer quick connectivity.
Makeup compact iPhone 5 case happens to be just an image case, sorry anyone who was hoping to carry a touch of makeup on the back of their phone. The case has an image of a makeup compact kit on its back, which while looking very realistic, happens to be just an image. Although we are pretty sure that since the idea is out in the open now, someone will sooner or later come up with a phone case that does make room for compact. Costs $24.
Sony has added brand new cameras to its ‘α’ line of mirrorless cameras, the latest being the Alpha 3000 (or the A3000) and the NEX-5T. The entry level cameras come with a group of features that Sony hopes will be enough to interest buyers towards the new gear.
Handpresso is a little coffee maker built for your car. Providing you not only with your dose of caffeine in the car, but some pretty time savings for the daily commute. It fits in your car’s cup holder and uses 16 bars of pressure to crank out your coffee, while drawing power from the car’s 12V outlet. Costs ~$200.
A set of custom made speakers, the Empire “Steam” Steampunk duo is meant for those who enjoy the goodness of Steampunk, and have big money to spend for their Steampunk pleasure. Standing three feet tall, each speaker has a 1.5-inch thick granite top, and weighs in at 125 pounds. At the business end, the speakers have a high quality innards in the shape of two Vifa 1-inch silk dome sealed back tweeters, Pyle 5-inch sealed back midrange, Goldwood 15-inch heavy duty down firing woofer and Eminence 3-Way speaker crossover.
Forty year old Laurent Aigon wanted to be a pilot. Since life has its weird ways, he could not achieve that dream and 40 years is probably too old to start in that line. So he did the next best thing, Aigon built a Boeing 737 simulator to enjoy the sensation of flight, and have his children enjoy the same too.