Like TV makers, Nintendo is finally admitting defeat in the world of 3D content, and offering up a new version of their popular folding handheld, devoid of the eyeball-crossing 3D top screen. The 2DS XL does everything the 3DS XL does, minus the 3D bit. Drops 7/28/17 for $150.
Tthe Hitcase Pro 2.0 is waterproof and drop-proof, and also allows for mounting of super-wide, wide, and macro lenses. The case itself is compatible with GoPro mounts for capturing action footage. Coming for iPhone 6 and 7, but we’re hoping for a 7 Plus version. (Thanks Matt!)
Origin’s “entry level” gaming laptop is no slouch. The Eon 15-S comes with a 15.6″ 1080p matte display, a 4GB GTX 1050 Ti GPU, choices of dual-core i3, quad-core i5 or i7 CPUs, 8GB+ RAM, 120GB+ SSD and a 500GB+ HDD. And it comes with Origin’s free lifetime support.
Techmoan looks back at one of the odder bits of tech that video game maker Atari created. The Atari Video Music was an analog device that could produce a lightshow on your TV using your stereo system as its input. While it wasn’t a hit, the Atari 2600 was their next release.
Taiwan’s Miniwiz has devised a portable, solar-powered recycling plant which transforms plastic and fabric waste into architectural tiles. Junk is washed, shredded, melted, and molded on the spot. They plan on bringing Trashpresso to tourist areas where trash is left behind.
If your car has a CD player, there’s a pretty slim chance you’re still using it. Put that slot to good use with Exogear’s adjustable hands-free mount that slides in and holds any smartphone with screens between 3.5″ and 5.8″ nice and steady. Save 33% in The Awesomer Shop.
Eco Flow Tech’s River is a 500W electric power pack that has a 116Ah battery – enough to charge a phone 30 times and a drone up to 8 times, or power a projector for 10h. Its 11 ports can be used all at once. It can be charged via an outlet, a car charger or the optional solar panel.
A remote-controlled underwater drone which allows you to capture full HD video (4K model also available) and 16 MP stills using its waterproof camera and LED lighting. It comes with a 30m (~98 ft.) tether, but can be upgraded to operate at depths up to 100m (~328 ft.).
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