I finally got my hands on a Sony HDR-AS15 Action Cam. I should really say “hand” because this camera is beyond small. I was waiting for this one in particular as opposed to the AS10, which shares most of the features with the AS15 except WiFi. This series from Sony is their first foray into the “Action” oriented camera and it’s a good one. I snapped it onto my helmet and took it for a ride.
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Whether you bike, skate, or construct, helmets are usually part of your essential gear. How do you mix music with your activities? SoundRyder Freewheelin is a bluetooth headphone-like device designed for helmet wearers. After you remove your helmet, you can use Freewheelin as a car speakerphone or a desktop speaker system.
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Without a doubt Soundbars are some of the hottest products on the market. With living space becoming a premium, full 7.1 or 5.1 surround systems demand too much room. The Soundbar can be a rewarding option for those that want good audio in their bedrooms or even as a main system. The Polk Audio Surroundbar [...]
Tablets are the rage for mobile use. Viewsonic takes a giant leap at merging a touchscreen computer display monitor and an Android tablet together. The Viewsonic VSD220 is the premier product that expands multitouch capabilities into a PC or Mac monitor that allows much greater depth and meaning to connectivity. The VSD220 demonstrates that the [...]
How do the lifestyles, technologies, and fascinations endure from one generation to another? Years ago, one manufacturer saw the power of the emerging Internet as a way of bringing TV to laptop computers away from home. They called their device a Slingbox. The device encodes TV into digital streams and then sends them over the [...]
While many HDTV owners have not yet taken advantage of experiencing the surround sound that’s part of TV, Blu-ray, and streaming, there are those home-theater enthusiasts that drool for more performance. Equipped with Airplay compatibility, Denon AVR-4520CI is the best A/V receiver to guide your home entertainment to higher thrills and expectations. Although a serious [...]
The twentieth century beat the air as the Wright brothers invented and flew the first airplane. Apple marks the 21st century with AirPlay, a wireless way to enjoy your iPod, iPad, and iPhone tunes that stream through the air to a compatible device. Bowers & Wilkins A5 and A7 are wireless speaker systems that make [...]
In this world of cloud-filled devices I came across the Pogoplug Classic Media Sharing Device and was astonished at its simplicity and functionality. The Pogoplug allows you to connect any external hard drive then access and share your media over the internet. Sounded simple enough and Pogoplug certainly made it that way. Set up was [...]