Almost a year ago to indiegogo project telepresence robot KUBI was presented. Despite the fact that at that time he collected less than one third of the required amount, the developers still managed to bring the finished product to the market. Currently KUBI only supports devices based on iOS, but soon should be available for Android and Windows 8. Consumers are two models available: Hacker Edition for $ 399 (more suitable for developers) and Classic is priced at $ 499.
The company Ubi Interactive has introduced a commercial version of the software for Kinect controller, which will transform any suitable surface into a multitouch display. To do this, he will need the Kinect, which has been tracking gestures, pico projector and a computer running Windows 8. As a concept, this development was displayed last year, and now the software is available on the website of the company at a price from $ 149 to $ 1,499 in depending on the size of the screen.
Nissan has announced the release of smart watches for owners of EVs Nismo. New hours will not be a competitor, complementing smartphones and features designed exclusively for motorists. The display can display information and statistics about the current trip, heart rate, and also, as a bonus, integrated support for social networks. Neither price nor terms of occurrence Nissan Nismo Watch on sale yet are not called.
People active in cycling might be interested in a protective helmet LifeBeam, developed by the eponymous company. Novelty is equipped with a variety of biometric sensors, among which there is a heart rate monitor, and allows you to transfer the information to your smartphone, intelligent watch or bike computer with support for Bluetooth 4.0 interface and ANT +. In addition, it is worth noting sufficiently capacious battery, capable of operating sensors: according to developers, its charge is enough for a month of use. Buy LifeBeam can through the official website for about $ 200.
In the near future will go on sale two new models of the Fujitsu candy bars, which, according to the manufacturer, in sleep mode consumes so little power that they can not turn off. Unfortunately, no concrete figures are not given about power consumption, but it is mentioned that the efficiency of power saving is about 90%. Devices were named Esprimo X923 and Esprimo X923-T and have a 23-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, and the difference between them lies in the fact that the surface is the last touch. Features of both models have a fairly wide range, depending on the requirements and customer opportunities, while the top-end modification, equipped with Core i7 processor with a frequency of 2.2 GHz, 16 GB of RAM and a solid state drive was powerful enough exception was only the absence of a discrete graphics card, which makes the candy bar excellent working devices, and interactive entertainment should look for something else.
The world began a new gold rush, only this time it is not about the extraction of the precious metal, but of its use in electronic devices, with the most incompetent way - to create korpusov.V sale in one of the stores Harrods was seen exclusive Xbox One, at the price of 6000 (about $ 9774). Its body is made of gold the highest 999.9, but the internal parts have not undergone any changes. It is not known how many of these devices have been created, but the fact that the price was lower than the Xbox One in white plastic housing, which recently left the auction for $ 11,300, is surprising.
The Japanese company Epson has announced the video glasses with Android 2.2 operating system: Moverio-BT-100, which have already gone on sale in the United States. Points support 3D, allows to see a private video without witnesses or play games at the same time, you will be able to see everything that happens around. Epson Moverio-BT-100 supports Adobe Flash 11, povzolyayut see the world through the high resolution screen, reproduce the content broadcast via Wi-Fi connection, etc. etc. Points are equipped with a portable controller and headphones allow you to hear sounds from outside (so you do not hit a car or hear when you are summoned to dinner) and supports Dolby Mobile sound, microSDHC expansion slot, and battery capacity which is enough for 6 hours of battery life. Price points Epson Moverio-BT-100 is $ 700.
South Korean company Samsung has announced its biggest smartphone, which will be the top model in the series Galaxy A. If we consider all of the latest cell phones, then the largest - the product weighs 200 grams. with the size 161,7h80,9h7,4 mm. However, this fact is quite good enrich technical specs.
Just yesterday, HTC has unveiled its new flagship One M8, and today the site iFixit has published detailed instructions for its dismantling. Despite the fact that the front and rear of the chassis are fastened with screws, most of the internal parts are glued to each other, so try to repair this smartphone is not possible. Even professionals with extensive experience failed completely disassemble the device without damaging it: when you try to get to the display, they damaged cable digitizer. The score put iFixit engineers this unit is only 2 points out of a possible 10, so in the event of a breakdown, be sure to take the HTC One M8 only certified service center, rather than hope for the craftsmen of the local shops.
Unusual to the test underwent Apple iPhone 6. The experimenters with video blog TechRax decided to pour him a jar of gallium - fragile as a metal glass, which melts at a temperature of 29,77 ° C and is extremely aggressive to other metals. Pre smartphone scratched the body for better penetration into the gallium.