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SteadyWheel hits Kickstarter and works with just about any camera

SteadyWheel hits Kickstarter and works with just about any camera

If you're an avid photographer or videographer using anything from a traditional camcorder to a sports camera such as a GoPro, SteadyWheel is something that might interest you. This large circular device appears to be approximately the size of a small steering wheel. The device is made from ABS plastic with small weights embedded around the rim.

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XGear shows off new aluminum Fortress 2 iPhone 5 bumper

XGear shows off new aluminum Fortress 2 iPhone 5 bumper

For many people who purchase the iPhone 5, the design of the phone is one of the biggest reasons they purchase. Apple is famous for its minimalistic industrial designs and the iPhone 5 is an attractive device for sure. That means that many owners don't want a case to completely enclose the smartphone, they want to be able to see the design of the device they paid so much money for.

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ChargeCard begins shipping worldwide

ChargeCard begins shipping worldwide

Last summer we talked a couple times about a new charging device for the iPhone 4 and Android devices using a micro USB port. The device is called the ChargeCard and is a little credit card-size device designed to slip into your wallet so you always have a charger with you for your smartphone. Two versions of this device are now shipping globally.

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Bizarre Brikk cases for the iPhone 5 are made from solid gold or platinum

Bizarre Brikk cases for the iPhone 5 are made from solid gold or platinum

We have seen our share of bizarre cases for the iPhone 5 and other devices over the years. There are a few companies out there that make incredibly expensive and high-end cases that enclose smartphones in precious metals and jewels. A company called Brikk has unveiled what may be the most expensive iPhone 5 cases ever produced.

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Acer H6510BD Projector brings 2D to 3D with NVIDIA 3DTV Play

Acer H6510BD Projector brings 2D to 3D with NVIDIA 3DTV Play

This week Acer is bringing the heat with a cool new projector that works with several new-age technologies that make 3D media a reality for your own home environment. With the Acer H6510BD Projector you'll be supported with Blu-ray 3D, DLP 3D, and NVIDIA 3DTV Play technologies to back you up. At Full HD 1080p resolution with a massive beast of a brightness at 3000 ANSI lumens, you'll have the Tuesday Movies Night of your life!

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Embrace+ bracelet notifies you with light

Embrace+ bracelet notifies you with light

It seems like every time we turn around there is some sort of wearable device that is designed to interface with various smartphones. A new wearable smartphone notification device has hit Kickstarter called the Embrace+. The project designers described the system as a fashion accessory with true functionality.

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Samsung Wireless Charging Pad clears FCC (but will the Galaxy S4 need it?)

Samsung Wireless Charging Pad clears FCC (but will the Galaxy S4 need it?)

Samsung is apparently making a renewed push into wireless charging, with a new Qi-compatible charging accessory spotted clearing the FCC and potentially tipping native support in the upcoming Galaxy S4. The Samsung Wireless Charging Pad, as the user manual included in the filing names it, offers a simple, straightforward way to rejuice a mobile device, with an off-white plate holding a single phone on your desk.

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Samsung kills keyboard dock for Galaxy Tabs

Samsung kills keyboard dock for Galaxy Tabs

Samsung has quietly discontinued its keyboard dock accessories for three of its more popular recent tablets, potentially frustrating would-be owners with a more cumbersome separate stand and keyboard combo. The keyboard dock for the Galaxy Note 10.1, the Galaxy Tab 10, and the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, has been axed, Samsung has confirmed with UK retailer Clove, with unspecified "supply issues" impairing deliveries from November 2012.

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Logitech unveils Ultrathin Keyboard mini for iPad mini

Logitech unveils Ultrathin Keyboard mini for iPad mini

If you own an iPad mini and are interested in a keyboard sized exactly for the miniature tablet, Logitech has a new offering you might be interested in. The tablet is called the Ultrathin Keyboard mini and is up for pre-order right now for $79.99. It's not clear when exactly the tablet will ship.

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Plantronics unveils new Blacktop 500 noise canceling Bluetooth headset

Plantronics unveils new Blacktop 500 noise canceling Bluetooth headset

In a lot of states, Bluetooth headsets are a requirement if you're car lacks integrated Bluetooth to be able to have phone calls while driving. For a lot of people, what they want is a very small Bluetooth headset that hangs off the ear. However, as many drivers have discovered wearing some of those Bluetooth headsets for a lot of hours a day can get very uncomfortable. Plantronics has a new Bluetooth headset that it has just announced called the Blacktop 500 built with comfort in mind.

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iStroll Kid iPad holder connects to a stroller letting kids communicate, play, and learn

iStroll Kid iPad holder connects to a stroller letting kids communicate, play, and learn

Children love technology, especially tablets such as the iPad. The huge number of educational and entertainment apps available for kids on the Apple iPad means that parents can give their kids an early start on learning all sorts of important information while the kid thinks they're playing games. The problem for parents is that children are notoriously hard on gadgets meaning some sort of secure iPad holder is often a requirement.

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Starfish smartwatch to debut at MacWorld

Starfish smartwatch to debut at MacWorld

There are a number of smartwatches on the market that promise to interface with smartphones and perform various other tasks. A company called Starfish Technologies is set to unveil a new smart watch specifically designed for the iPhone, iPad, and Android user at MacWorld kicking off tomorrow. The watch is called the Starfish.

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