BlackBerry Is Gonna Get Weird With Smartphone Design At Least Once A Year

blackberry-whatever BlackBerry could be about to become the most interesting company in the smartphone business: The Canadian telecommunications firm will deliver a minimum of one “unconventional device” per year, according to a new report from Reuters, following the launch of the square-screened Passport last week.
The Passport is definitely an outlier gadget, with its wide-bodied construction… Read More

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For Those About To Rock The Jamstik, We Salute You

scaled-4674 I love stringed MIDI instruments. After messing with the gTar two years ago I’ve been looking for the perfect portable MIDI device that allows me to meld my inability to play keyboards with my sub-par guitar skills. Perhaps I’ve finally found my perfect match. We first met the Jamstik last year and I’ve been waiting to get my hands on a unit since. The team is finally… Read More

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GoPro’s New Entry-Level Hero Could Be The Category King

Hero_315 GoPro has a new lineup of Hero cameras, including the next-gen Hero4 with fancy 4K video features and touchscreen back displays, but the introduction of a new entry-level Hero today could be what brings the action camera category to the next level. The Hero is similar to the “White” tier of devices GoPro has sold until now, but it’s especially cut-rate at just $ 130, and… Read More

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Taking A Ride With The Luminox P-38 Valjoux Automatic 9461 Chronograph

IMG_4653-2 Luminox is best known for their no-nonsense three-handed quartz models with unique Tritium tubes on the hands. These amazingly bright and compact watches are popular with military and police. But what about WWII era fighter pilots? Who will build a watch for them? Now the company has their back. The Luminox P-38 Valjoux Automatic 9461 (let’s just call it the P-38 Chrono) is a brand new… Read More

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Solve Your BendGate Woes With This 3D Printed iPhone Case

bend2 Did your surprisingly tight pants bend your iPhone 6 Plus? Did your bony butt ruin your iPhone 6? Did you place your iPhone into a vice and bend it with pliers? 3D printing can help! This pre-bent iPhone 6 case is available on Shapeways and costs $ 19.99. The creator, Fernando Sosa, is offering the case in multiple colors including Bent Blue, Pressure Purple, and OMG Orange. Sosa is famous… Read More

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