LAS VEGAS - ArcSoft announced on Tuesday its debut to the world of consumer apps, Whip, an iPad app that allows users to quickly and easily make photo albums from their images. Once made, users can share their photo albums with friends and family, or the world at large through Facebook and Twitter.
LAS VEGAS - Blue announced on Tuesday Nessie, an adaptive USB microphone that is intended to allow customers with less recording experience to get professional-sounding results. A cardioid mic, Nessie has a built-in pop filter and includes on-board filtering to de-ess your recordings. Better yet, it has a internal shock mount to isolate the mic from picking up sound transmitted through the stand.
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We look forward to checking this mic out. The features are nice and the price point is nicer still. This is the sort of thing that could help podcasters and home musicians capture higher quality recordings. Plus, it looks very cool, even better in person.
Las Vegas -- LEGO unveiled its new Mindstorms EV3 DIY robot kit at CES in Las Vegas on Monday. The kit's EV3 Intelligent Brick "brain" can be controlled through an iPhone, ending the lineup's requirement for a PC.
Las Vegas -- Withings unveiled two new products in its personal health and fitness monitoring lineup at CES in Las Vegas on Sunday. The Smart Body Analyzer is a smart scale that tracks your weight, heart rate and air quality, and the Smart Activity Tracker logs your daily steps and other activities. Both connect wirelessly to your iPhone for quick data logging.
The TruGlide Stylus with a microfiber tip, 4.6 inches long, is just about the perfect size and weight for use with an iPad mini. And it looks great -- if a stylus is That Thing You Do.
Griffin Technology has released the rugged and colorful Survivor case for iPhone 5, complete with belt clip which doubles as another layer of security. There are currently 11 color options and another eight will be available shortly. One problem noted was the difficulty in removing the iPhone from the case.
SAN FRANCISCO - It’s day one of the newly rechristened Macworld iWorld trade show, and Bryan Chaffin says thank goodness it’s no CES. He talks about the differences in the two hows and reports that Macworld|iWorld was packed.
Bryan Chaffin saw a lot of things at CES, but one of the coolest was Gaze, a technology from Tobii that allows you to control your computer with your eyes. In this column, he talks about why he thinks it will be an important part of the future of technology.
Apple may not have been at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week, but that doesn’t mean the Mac and iPad maker didn’t have an impact on the show. Today TMO readers are talking about the show’s technology announcements, how they impact Apple, and how the company might take advantage of recent chip advancements.
The Mac Observer’s Jeff Gamet joined Ken Ray on Mac OS Ken Day 6 to take a look at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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