by Kate Kliner · Posted 11/28/2014
Anyone who remembers what life was like in the 1980s may recall the huge, wood-paneled home hi-fi systems, and the boxy, D-battery draining boom boxes of the day. Times certainly have changed. Today, wireless technologies allow us to connect our mobile devices to ultra-compact speakers that are equipped for on-the-go sound. Following the trend of always being connected, we can now keep our music with us throughout the day and share with others without the need for headphones. When we want to listen to a playlist or hear richer sound for a
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In the following video, Allan Weitz, of B&H, provides an overview of add-on lenses for your smartphone, including those from olloclip, Ztylus, Lensbaby, and iPro
The ikan FLY-X3 is a handheld, 3-axis electronic gimbal designed to give the camera operator the independence of handheld shooting without camera vibration or shake. Powered by three brushless motors, the gimbal has the ability to keep cameras level on all axes as the camera operator moves the camera.
Electronic gimbals have come a long way over the last few years, thanks to the rising popularity of aerial video shot with remote-controlled model aircraft. The gimbals we see everywhere today evolved from 2- or 3-axis, servo-driven affairs
by Kate Kliner · Posted 09/29/2014
Think about the last birthday party you attended; the last sporting event you went to; the last time you went out to dinner. How did you capture these special moments? Chances are, you pulled out your smartphone, snapped a picture, and maybe posted it to Facebook and Instagram for the entire digital world to see.
Today, many of us use the camera that’s smallest and easiest―the one that’s already in our pocket. You know: the one we also use to text, make phone calls, send emails, and check Facebook. Even for those of us who own larger, stand-
These days, holiday cheer is synonymous with holiday presents. One usually leads to the other. Unfortunately, shopping for everyone on your list can turn holiday cheer into holiday doldrums. This list will help bring a little holiday cheer back into your life.
With so many iPhone cases on the market, it can be hard to find the perfect one. Here are some of our favorites. All of these options are as functional as they are stylish.
The Lifeproof fre Case for iPhone 5 is a durable option that’s available in several colors. The case features a
Most of us have smartphones with built-in cameras, but many of us just point and shoot without much consideration about how we want our pictures to turn out. This video introduces several versatile video and photography accessories that can help you capture better images with your smartphone camera. These include clip-on lenses,
The past decade has seen a sea change when it comes to how we consume entertainment. Just a few years ago, most of our entertainment came in the form of traditional home entertainment, but the inescapable influence of smartphones and tablets, as well as the ever-expanding world of Android and iOS mobile apps, has created an entire new industry around the idea of portable or mobile entertainment.We used to leave the house, go about our business and perhaps listen to the radio or a portable CD player. Back home is where we’d watch TV and movies
Torque Audio was started with an ambitious goal: to create a pair of headphones that would sound great, user to user, regardless of what kind of music they are enjoying. Engineered in Los Angeles by a team of designers and audio engineers, the t103z in-ear headphones were created with flexibility in mind, and have a unique design that allows you to customize them and alter their sound to cater to what you feel like hearing that day.
Before you head out to the mall or start scrolling through your favorite online catalogs this holiday season, take a minute and think about all the names on your holiday gift list. Are there any particularly gregarious personalities equally notorious for conducting business over dinner as they are for chatting on the phone while driving? If the answer is yes, and you’re shopping for a multitasking extrovert or unrestrained gossip, then you’ve come to the right place. This entire article is dedicated to some of the most popular mobile Bluetooth
When you're raising a child, you have the choice of listening for your kid’s voice with your ears, or getting assistance from an electronic baby monitor. If you opt to use a baby monitor, there are more choices to be made. You must choose between an audio-only system, or an audio-and-video monitoring system. You also have to decide if you want a radio-based kit, or one that's reliant on an Internet connection to operate. Since you likely carry a smartphone with you everywhere you go, you may want a baby monitor that can utilize it.
In recent years, a growing trend has hit the headphone market. In addition to having to provide quality sound, many consumers view headphones as an integral fashion statement whose appearance helps reflect the wearer’s sense of style as well as personality. To that end, we have seen a rise in headphone designs ranging from '70’s retro to futuristic modern art, and just about everywhere in between. In a testament to modern acoustic design and the efforts of the designers, many of these headphones sound as great as they look.
Finding the right holiday gift for a high-school or college student can be daunting. Innovations in consumer electronics over the past decade have completely changed the landscape in which kids learn, communicate, create, and find entertainment. New creative tools and portable entertainment options exist today that were science-fiction fantasies only a generation ago. Just trying to figure out what’s hip and what’s useful can be overwhelming, due to the mind-boggling volume of new products coming off the assembly line every year. To make
Due to the advent of portable music players like smartphones, tablets, and iPods, personal music listening has truly become a part of everyday life. Whether you're rushing to work on the bus, working out at the gym, or lounging on an airplane headed for Hawaii, chances are you've got your portable device pumping your favorite music into a pair of headphones or earbuds. While the freedom of being able to take your tunes anywhere is certainly a huge benefit, it also introduces certain problems that aren't as pronounced when you're sitting in
The GoPro HERO3+ cameras are available in two models: the HERO3+ Black Edition Camera and the HERO3+ Silver Edition. Both models feature a lighter and smaller waterproof housing than their predecessors. They also have batteries that last longer, and more powerful Wi-Fi capabilities for enhanced wireless performance. The
Calling the FiiO X3 an ordinary MP3 player would be like calling B&H an ordinary camera store. Both offer so much more. FiiO began seven years ago as a headphone-amp manufacturer. To create the X3, their engineers used their wealth of technical audio expertise acquired from years of making headphone amps, and channeled it into the design of a high-quality portable audio player. Not only does the X3 support five different lossless audio formats, it