Fly Or Die: Singtrix

Posted December 25, 2013 & filed under Gadgets, Mobile Apps Feeds, Video.

Screenshot 2013-12-18 13.45.54Singtrix is the personal Karaoke machine of the future.

Instead of being limited by Karaoke-friendly, vocal-free tunes, Singtrix lets you erase the vocal track from any song in your phone or tablet, effectively expanding your library from a few songs to anything you can download. Continue reading

Fly Or Die: Nokia Lumia 1520

Posted December 24, 2013 & filed under Gadgets, Mobile Apps Feeds, Video.

chris-darrellNokia is now basically the defacto Windows Phone handset manufacturer, and the Lumia 1520 is its latest effort. The big, big full HD 6-inch display sets it apart from any previous Windows Phone device, and puts it into a rare class of device even among Android phones, whose screens can also get pretty darn huge. Continue reading

Apple’s New Mac Pro In Pictures: Beauty And The Beast

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Like looking into a jet engine turbine.Apple has a brand new Mac Pro with an all-new, bold design that’s assembled at home in the U.S. in a facility in Texas. It’s easily among the most bold and unique designs of a Mac in recent memory, bringing to mind equally mould-busting creations like the G4 Cube and the original ‘flowerpot’ iMac. It’s also got a distinctly Darth Vader vibe, and with its unique removable outer casing, that impression comes across even stronger. Continue reading

The BeatBuddy Pedal Lets You Build Beats With Your Feet

Posted & filed under Crowdfunding, Gadgets, Mobile Apps Feeds.

Screen Shot 2013-12-23 at 12.21.49 PMThis is something I never knew I wanted: it’s called BeatBuddy and it’s basically a crowdfunded guitar stomp box that allows you to cue up and play drumbeats through your amplifier. That means you can run this in line with your guitar effects and add some undistorted, funky fresh breakbeatery, making yourself into a formidable and frightening Voltron-like all-electronic band. And who doesn’t want that? Continue reading

MaxStone Kickstarts A Remote iPhone Shutter For Digital Cameras That’s Also A Bluetooth Tracker

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wonderfulshutter_021A new Kickstarter project is hoping to combine some popular recent gadget trends with commonly sought after DSLR and pro photography features for a Bluetooth gadget that’s unique and more versatile than most in the same category. It’s called the MaxStone, and it’s a smartphone controlled camera shutter, Bluetooth device locator and remote smartphone shutter trigger all in one. Continue reading

Augmented Reality Is Almost Everywhere

Posted & filed under Dev News, Gadgets, Mobile Apps Feeds.

arglassesThere is less difference between our work and home devices, our tablets and our mobile phones. They are not meant for “work” or for the “home.” We just use them wherever we are. The idea of a balance or even the concept of an enterprise hardware manufacturer seems quaint.

The difference, really , is in the applications we choose to apply with these things we wear over our eyes and hold in our hands. Hardware like Google Glass and Atheer Labs 3D Augmented Reality glasses are all bad ass, of course.  But the data is the special sauce that makes these tools work for us. Continue reading

Partnership With Chinese App Store Shines A Light On The Hidden World Of Jailbreak Groups

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159175Jailbreak releases for new iOS products are major events. In the early years, release teams would celebrate major holidays with a new jailbreak or SIM unlock and millions of anxious users would rush for the latest software. Much has stayed the same – the excitement, the rush to jailbreak. But something has changed: jailbreaks have become big business. Continue reading