YouTube star Andrew Huang made this wonderful introductory video about modular synthesizers – both the software and hardware kind. He not only simplifies and shows how they work, he also shares what he loves about them.
The new Sony A7R Mk. III mirrorless camera has a 42.4MP full-frame CMOS sensor. It can shoot at up to 10fps with autofocus and has a silent shutter mode, and captures 4K HDR video. It also has 5-axis optical image stabilization and twice the battery life of its predecessor.
The second version of New Matter’s affordable and user-friendly 3D printer is 30% faster and 50% quieter than the original model. It also has lots of new convenient features such as a built-in build tray, a filament movement sensor and universal filament spool holder.
Nintendo has the Super NES Classic, Analogue has the Super NES modern. The Super Nt plays SNES and Super Famicom cartridges at up to 1080p and 60fps. It comes with a wireless controller and receiver, but it also works with the original console’s accessories.
An affordable home security solution. The Ring Protect Kit comes with a base station, a keypad, a contact sensor and a motion detector. Additional contact sensors cost $20 each, and extra motion detectors cost $30 each. It also works with other Ring security cameras.
Bare Conductive’s Electric Paint Kit comes with an LED light, conductive paint and paper templates. It lets you make a touch-sensitive lamp, a motion-sensitive lamp and a dimmable lamp, no tools or computer needed. You can also use the LEDs in more complex projects.
If you’re looking for stylish and compact desktop speakers, check out Ashtown Engineering’s Meters Cubed. The 20W system consists of three 3.5″ cubes: two speakers with 2.5″ drivers and an amplifier with a round analog VU meter. Available in black or white.
The successor to the Play:1, the Sonos One is a great speaker and a great listener. It comes with Amazon’s Alexa, so you can use your voice to play music, search online, control smart appliances and more. It will soon be updated to have Google Assistant as well.
The Pixel 2 and 2 XL have a 12MP f/1.8 rear camera with both optical and electronic image stabilization, an OLED screen – 5″ 1080p on the Pixel 2 and 6″ 1440p on the 2 XL – and will be the first Android phones to have Google Lens, an object recognition feature.
From the guys who brought us the awesome Pixelstick comes a versatile compact lighting tool for photographers and videographers which adds a splash of color to any scene, and can animated colors for a variety of effects like police lights, strobes, flames, and more.
The Fumpa pump is a tiny air compressor for bicycle tires. It can produce up to 120psi and is recharged through its microUSB port. The Fumpa is compatible with Schrader and Presta valves. If your tires only have Presta valves, you can save space and money with the miniFumpa.
Amazon updates its family of Alexa-enabled devices. The 2017 Echo speaker has a more compact design, with better speakers and voice recognition. The new Echo Plus is also a speaker but with a built-in smart home hub. The Echo Spot is a smaller version of the Echo Show.
Learn to play the guitar like a pro with this nifty gadget. It slides beneath the strings onto the fret board of any 6-string guitar, and uses LEDs to show you where to place your fingers as you build your skills. A companion smartphone app provides lessons and tracks your progress.
Jaybird is known for having great-sounding and well-priced workout earphones. Its first fully wireless product is no different. The Run offers easy but powerful sound customization. It’s water-resistant, lasts 4h per charge and comes with a charging case that adds 8h of runtime.