Retrobright is a homebrew solution for restoring yellowed ABS plastic, which is usually what the cases of old computers and other gadgets were made of. The 8-Bit Guy tried out variants of the solution for science. TL;DW? Go with salon developer cream, water, and sunlight.
The FrontRow is a 2.3″ tall disc-shaped camera that weighs just 1.94oz. You can hang it on a necklace or mount it on a clip. It can livestream to YouTube, Facebook and Twitter or automatically create time-lapse footage. Its 8MP front camera shoots at 1080p/30fps.
Klipsch wishes Capitol Records a happy 75th birthday by releasing special editions of The One Bluetooth speaker, The Three desktop speaker, and the Heresy III loudspeakers. They have real wood veneer cases, spun copper switches and knobs and a unique insignia.
Edelkrone’s new SurfaceONE is a camera mount that makes straight, curved and panning shots idiotproof. It has a built-in laser for effortless calibration. Once you’re set up, use its dead simple app for manual or automatic movement and time-lapse recordings.
From the makers of the Lofree Keyboard comes another retro style gadget. The Poison Bluetooth speaker has a nice Space Age design. It even has a built-in FM radio with an analog dial. Its two 10W drivers and a large bass diaphragm produce a loud and tight sound.
The heavy duty Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has a shatter-resistant display and a metal frame that protects the phone from shock, vibration and scratches, in addition to being dust- and water-resistant. It also has a larger battery (4,000mAh) compared to the standard S8.
A fire starter that works by ramming a small piston into a cylinder. This creates enough heat to ignite tinder or char cloth. Clickspring’s version is quite expensive, but it’s made in the USA out of aluminum and brass to ensure durability and a great fit. Skip to 2:47.