Step aside, T1i: the EOS Rebel T2i is Canon’s new flagship entry-level DSLR; it packs an 18MP APS-C sensor, 1080p video @ 30fps w/manual exposure, max 12800 ISO, and 3″ LCD.
Kudos to Frans, aka fotoopa (Belgian for photo-grandpa): he’s built his own Arduino Bee Camera Rig that uses crossed lasers to photograph insects as small as 2 mm while in flight.
Choosing a Gelaskin can be a bit like eating only one thing at a buffet, but we’d gladly dine in hell with Frank Miller; they now offer skins pulled directly from the pages of 300 and Sin City.
Full-body pong sounds painful, but Sportpong is mostly virtual: it turns the ground into a playing surface thanks to projectors and motion sensors that detect reflectors on the feet.
We’re digging the bare-bones, industrial aesthetic of the inclinepro; it’s a 7 oz. laptop stand made with aerospace-grade aluminum that both raises and angles up to a 17″ MacBook Pro.
Move over, iPad: the Gesture Cube moves beyond touch completely with a touchless, gesture-based interface that also adds an extra dimension by tracking 3D spatial movements.
Hori’s Real Arcade Pro Premium VLX is a heavyweight controller champ, literally: it weighs 12 lbs and includes Sanwa buttons/joystick, a non-skid pad, and flip-up storage cabinet.
Apple’s not the only company that can do cool product videos: Google, HTC, and Audience engineers talk about the History of the Nexus One and also reveal two new docks.
The ergonomics will keep you from having a ball with the SPHEREtouch, but at least its looks match its price; it’s a stainless steel dual-button mouse with platinum, titanium, or satin dinishes.
Go green (and fast) with Horizon’s H-Cell 2.0, which converts RC electric cars, robots, and boats to run on hydrogen; refill using Hydrostik cartridges or via a Hydrofill refueling station.
Daft Punk, eat your heart out: NASA and GM’s Robonaut2 is designed to work safely alongside people in space and auto plants with faster and more dexterous hands than previous robots.
The 14.2MP Coolpix S8000 is Nikon’s flagship compact with looks to match; the slimmest camera in its class, it boasts 10x wide angle optical zoom, 720p video, and 4-way image stabilization.
Ricoh’s CX3 updates its CX2 with a 10 MP back-illuminated CMOS sensor, enhanced noise reduction, 16:9 aspect ratio mode, 720p video at 30 fps, and a quiet, no-flash pet mode.
Nikon pitches its hat into the superzoom ring with the Coolpix P100; it boasts a low-light friendly 10.3MP CMOS sensor, 26x optical zoom, 3″ tilt LCD, and 1080p @ 30fps video recording.
Verizon subscribers finally get a taste of Motoblur-flavored Android with Motorola’s Devour; it’s a slide-out QWERTY phone with 3.1″ capacitive touchscreen, 3G, aGPS, and Bluetooth.
It’s not the first solar powered battery for USB gadgets, but Scosche’s solBAT II shines in terms of affordability; $30 gets you 1500 mA of capacity, a windshield cradle, and carabiner mount.
A wallet-friendlier version of the EP-1, Olympus’ PEN E-PL1 is a Micro Four Thirds camera with a 12.3 MP Live MOS sensor, in-body image stabilization, HD video, and polycarbonite body.
Not to be outdone by Fuijfilm’s HS10, Olympus’ SP-800UZ also sports a 30x zoom lens but packs it into the world’s smallest superzoom body; it also features a 14 MP sensor and 3″ LCD.
Make Rock Band and Guitar Hero sessions more realistic with Omega’s GM-1 System, which hooks up to a real drum set via a MIDI or accessory cable; it also includes 2-3 cymbal triggers.
It’s no DSLR, but you won’t mind with FujiFilm’s FinePix HS10 superzoom: it features 30x optical zoom, 1080p video, a 3″ tilting LCD, triple image stabilization, and 1000 fps movie capture.
Rugged yet loaded, Olympus’ 14 MP Stylus Tough 8010 offers 720p HD video and a 5x wide-angle optical zoom lens; it’s also water resistant to 33 feet and can survive a 6.6 foot drop.
Uploaded two days before Apple’s iPad unveiling, this Chrome OS Tablet UI may be a warning shot across Cupertino’s bow; it’s purely conceptual, but it’s also made by a Google employee.
Part of Sony Ericsson’s eco-friendly Greenheart line, the Aspen is the first smartphone with WinMo 6.5.3 and features a full QWERTY, 2.4″ touchscreen, WiFi, Bluetooth, and 3.2 MP camera.
Now available for preorder: Creative’s World of Warcraft Headsets feature THX sound, swappable Alliance/Horde lenses, and a detachable mic; they come in USB or wireless flavors.
Wacom’s Intuos line goes Bluetooth with the Intuos4 Wireless pen tablet; it works up to 33 feet away and offers a 40 square inch work area, Generation 2 Grip Pen, and touch ring.
Microsoft’s SideWinder X4 ain’t afraid of no ghosts: the keyboard’s anti-ghosting tech lets you press 26 keys at once and features macro recording, backlighting, and mod and profile switching.
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