Gadgets for the Guru
This week on Gadget for the Guru, we found eyewear equipped with an HD camera, not quite Google Glass, but still cool. Also, toys for the kids and items for those on-the-go.
This speaker system from Audible Rush, Inc. is designed for bicycles and is compatible with iPods, iPhones, Android phones, Windows phones and other devices with a standard 12mm headphone output jack. The Jam-Pac is designed with a quick-release mount to fit recreational and performance type handlebars and features a 12-volt amplifier. In addition, the speakers feature a weather resistant storage bag, support for the phone’s GPS navigation features and the ability to charge your smartphone on-the-go. Price is based on model and additional accessories. $159.95 – $209.95 audiblerush.com
This stylish smart watch uses voice command control to access users’ mobile phones. The user can listen and respond to text messages, set calendar notification and reminders, control music and search the web without touching their smartphone. Martian watches also display text messages, Facebook and Twitter notifications and calendar events on its face in a small OLED screen. In addition, it has a noise–cancellation microphone, Bluetooth 4.0 chip, directional personal speaker and men and women styles. The watches are available for pre-order now and will be in retail in June. $249 – $299 martianwatches.com
These gaming cubes allows kids and adults to play classic games like chess, dominoes and jigsaw puzzles, as well as word games, adventure games, math puzzles, brain teasers, design challenges and more, through interactive game technology. Simply move, shake, flip, rotate and connect the cubes to play the games. The cubes connect to your computer via USB cable and users can download new games through the Sifteo Base. One can purchase three to six cube packages that comes with pre-installed games then add-on additional individual cubes, or sets, to expand the fun. $29 – $199 module-r.com
Pivothead Wearable Imaging’s new eyewear is equipped with a 1080p HD video camera with an internal memory capacity of 8GB. The camera features four focus settings, burst capture and time-lapse modes, a high-quality microphone and more. Users also have the ability to control the camera’s settings and view videos and photos on their iOS or Android device through the Pivothead app. Prescription and polarized lens are available. $299 pivothead.com