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Instax Share SP-2 Photo Printer
The second version of its portable instant film printers, Fujifilm's Instax Share SP-2 means your smartphone photos don't have to live only in your camera roll or on Instagram. Faster and with extra customization options (like saturation and brightness...
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Power Bank
Whether Snachatting, catching Pokemon, emailing or actually calling people, a power bank for your smartphone is an essential. The new Dubleup designs do exactly what you think, but they are super-slim and lightweight—and they're the size of a credit...
DESIGN
Mini Poop Emoji Sculpture
Along with the upside-down smiley face, side eye and praying hands, the poop emoji must be toward the top of the most-used and most-loved list. Recognizing the phenomenon that is this new language—and the significance of the cheerfully smiling...
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WiFi Whisperer at Moogfest 2016
Our first run-in with Kyle McDonald was his talk at INS-INT 2014 in Minneapolis. (The Eyeo team really loves him and he's spoken at quite of a few of their conferences). But really, we should be checking in on him at least twice a year to see what...
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Sean Parker's Rebooted Airtime App
It's been easy to take part in group video chats on web browsers thanks to Google Hangouts, Skype or Oovoo. On the go, however, FaceTime (for example) sticks strictly to a one-on-one format—and Snapchat only allows for two-way conversations. So...
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Nextbit + AIAIAI TMA-2 Headphones
Android smartphone-makers Nextbit have partnered with Copenhagen's AIAIAI for a special edition pair of headphones to befit its exceptional "cloud-first" phone, Robin. The recently released Nextbit + AIAIAI TMA-2 headphones boast a neodymium speaker...
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HTC 10 Android Phone
Offering plenty of future-forward technological benefits, the HTC 10 Android is—at first—a well designed ergonomic device, thanks to its contoured shape. With Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) for pro-level photos from the front and back (no more fuzzy...
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Figment VR
Launching today, Figment VR is vying to be another way to make virtual reality more accessible. Zi Wang, an ex-Googler, wanted to design something more portable and durable than what Google Cardboard could offer. "It is a good way to at least give...
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DxO One Digital Camera
The DxO One digital camera sits somewhere between a point-and-shoot and a smartphone camera. The powerful, portable attachment snaps into iPhones via lighting connection, transforming them into sharp, capable shooters thanks to a 1” BSI-CMOS sensor...
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The Punkt. MP 01 Mobile Phone
In 2015, the idea of not having immediate access to the internet, games and social media apps on your phone has gone from inspiring terror and fear of missing out to sounding increasingly appealing. The ability to disconnect and not constantly check...
LINK-ABOUT-IT
Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. The Last Living 9/11 Search Dog Gets the Best Day Ever Once in a while, BarkBox will choose a special pup and treat them to a “Dog’s Best Day.” And no dog is more deserving than their latest honoree Bretagne: the last known living search and...
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Nextbit's New Robin Phone Gets Close to the Cloud
Mobile phones have come a long way since the 2000s (just take a look at our hands-on review of the Nokia E70 in 2006). More than a decade later, as smartphones have undeniably become daily essential tool in our lives, it feels like we're reaching...
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CH25: George Arriola
When was the last time you sat down with friends or family and someone’s phone didn’t interrupt? George Arriola and the team at Monohm, wanted to “refocus the users’ attention to real people and the real world.” Their answer was the personal...
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George Arriola and Monohm
It's not often that one can sit down with friends or family and someone’s phone doesn't interrupt. George Arriola and the team at Monohm, wanted to “refocus the users’ attention to real people and the real world.” Their answer was the personal device...
TECH
The Light Phone: Designed for Disconnecting
Phone addiction is real—as evidenced by a quick glance down the street, in the subway, even at the dinner table—and is one of the reasons why Apple developed a watch: so we would look at our screens less and be present more. For some, however, a smartwatch...
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