Introducing the Nexus 7: Built in conjunction with highly-regarded hardware manufacturer ASUS, the 7-inch tablet will feature a front-facing camera, 1280x800 display, Nvidia Tegra3 processor, Android 4.1 — commonly known as Jelly Bean — and a price tag of $199. Jelly Bean also received a bit of attention, and a new demonstration, during the announcement event in San Francisco this morning. (Photo via CNET) source
GeekLabs, the research and development branch of the well-known nerdy gadget shop ThinkGeek, has announced a new idea submission forum: the IdeaFactory. In its essence, the IdeaFactory is an interesting experiment in crowdsourced R&D, where the best ideas are made and marketed with the rest of ThinkGeek’s products, plus $1,000 and 10% of retail sales are given to the submitter. (via Got a Geeky Product Idea? Submit it to Think Geek)
The Fitibit One ($100) is Fitbit’s latest 24/7 tracking device.
During the day, it clips to your belt or slips in your pocket to track your steps, the stairs you’ve climbed, and the overall calories you’ve burned doing so.
At night, the One slips into an armband, where it measures your sleep cycle and will vibrate in the morning to wake you up, silently.
Google Maps have an app for the iPhone at last! Awesome?
Our options for getting around are only increasing, but without more comprehensive apps we may wind up going in circles on our phones first.
Great news for us Google Music enthusiasts!