If you could see things the way we do… Shooting POV video is tough, especially in complicated environments where you need to have both hands available.  The ever-creative inventor, George Margolin who is known for tech products for Hollywood’s photo and movie biz has a solution.  In the photo at the left he models his latest invention, the SteadySnake(tm) NeckPod photo brace.  It has a bracket for the iPad, your […]

It’s always been difficult for more than one person to gather ’round a mobile phone, so maybe on this Valentine’s Day it might be time to think about moving what’s on your mobile phone to your tablet for easier sharing with your beloved.  At least that’s what a Harris Interactive study (PDF) released by The Search Agency may suggest. Yesterday, app developer, Spring Design announced (PDF) ScreenShare Browser Pro, an app that […]

Kubi, meaning literally “neck” in Japanese, is the next big thing in telepresence. This attractively styled robotic stand from Revolve Robotics for camera-enabled tablets fits as nicely on a table at holiday dinners as it does at board meetings or in classrooms.  And it represents: YOU. You control Kubi from afar, using web-based remote control and Facetime, Skype or other video calling or telepresence apps, tilting the stand up when […]

When I was just a kid I asked my mother for a Dymo label maker for my birthday.  I just thought it was the coolest thing and started making labels for everything in  wood grain, black , and red peel-off tape with embossed lettering in white.  Such a simple device but I had to figure out how exactly it worked so I took it apart.  BOING! The trigger spring jumped […]

Sometimes we get so entrenched in our traveling habits that it takes an event for travel press like the recent  Connected Traveler Technology Showcase to open our eyes to some serious technology as well as gadgets and devices that make traveling more efficient and enjoyable.  Here are some of them.  My next post will look at the apps and other software at the event. Every so often someone comes up […]