Category Archives: Other Hardware

The Future For NYC: Portable Electric Scooters

This is the law in New York State: New York City law only intensifies the stupidity.

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i3DG: 3D Images Without Glasses

Wow. This is a neat hack!

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Two 3D Cameras For Smartphones

I came across these while researching 3D (not 360VR) cameras. The SVPro attaches to a smartphone (Android only, and only certain phone models) with a screw-on clamp and USB cable. According ot its specs, it records at 2560 X 720 … Continue reading

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Fulfilled By Amazon: Chinese Tech Entry Point?

Why Amazon is eating the world This is the most interesting bit to me: The broadest example of this is the Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA) program. If you’ve ever ordered a product from Amazon that says “Sold by {Company} and … Continue reading

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Samsung Chromebook Plus Has An Odd AnTuTu Score

Click any image to enlarge. Twitter:

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Second Google Books PDF Test: Samsung Chromebook Plus

Reminder: Bands or stripes that appear in photos are the screen refresh interval interfering with the camera sensor. The screen is absolutely clear, sharp, and doesn’t strobe in person. Click any image to enlarge. Because I absolutely had to know … Continue reading

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Google Books PDF Test: Samsung Chromebook Plus

After reading several reviews of the two new Chromebooks from Samsung — the Plus and the Pro — I wanted to get my hands on the Plus ASAP. A tech sojourn this past weekend found me in luck: Click any … Continue reading

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Microsoft Builds The iMac Apple Never Did

Screensnaps from a borrowed Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 because my Win 7 notebook kept getting the video stalled. Oh, irony! Dahyummmmm.

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New Xiaomi Camera Is Not For VR After All

Just one lens. It achieves 360 degrees by rotating. Not designed — or even suitable (it’s just 1080p resolution) — for VR. It’s more for home monitoring. Xiaomi announces the 360° Mi White Smart Camera for 399 Yuan ($60) Previously … Continue reading

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China Has An NPU Chip

China unveils first embedded neural network processing unit The VC0758 NPU, developed by China’s leading video technology supplier Vimicro is based on a data driven parallel computing model, which can greatly improve the smart chip’s computational ability at a lower … Continue reading

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