Author Archives: Julian Horsey

Julian is passionate about design and technology especially wearables, 3D printing and virtual reality. He is a published author and is also involved in web technology and multimedia design, as well as finding time to enjoy a little online gaming. You can follow him on Google+.

Graphene 3D Printed Battery Can Be Any Shape And Offers AA Power (video)

3D Printed Battery

Graphene 3D Lab has released a new video this week which demonstrates how they can print a Graphene 3D printed battery into almost any shape and that is capable of providing the equivalent power of a AA battery.

Dr. Daniel Stolyarov, chief technology officer and co-founder of Graphene 3D Lab explained in an interview that he hope the company will be able to start offering the graphene-enhanced filaments to consumers later this year. Watch the video after the jump to learn more.

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Filmbo iPhone Camera Mounts Tracks Your Position For Selfie Videos

Selfie Videos

iPhone owners that would like to record selfie videos or footage of their exploits on skateboards, skates or just performing demonstrations, that require you to move around may find Filmbo a great device to enhance their selfie video recordings.

Filmbo has been designed to provide users with a mini robot photographer perfect for selfie videos that is capable of tracking your position without the need for anyone to hold your camera. Watch the video below to see how Filmbo it can help you record those selfie video shots but always keep you within frame even if you move around.

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The BrydgeAir iPad Keyboard Case Unveiled For Latest iPad Air 2 (video)

iPad Keyboard case

Apple iPad Air owners or those of you that have just purchased the latest Apple iPad Air 2 tablet that prefer to use a physical keyboard for longer documents and emails. Might be interested in the new BrydgeAir iPad keyboard case which has just been launched for both the old and new iPad Air tablets.

The BrydgeAir is available in all matching colours to complement the finish that Apple sells with its iPad Air tablet, and features silver, gold and grey finishes. BrydgeAir is now available to purchase for £106 or $169 with shipping included to certain locations around the world.

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BITalino Arduino Body Tracking Development Board Unveiled (video)

Body Tracking Development Board

Makers, developers and hobbyists that are creating projects that need to body tracking signals or track fluctuations in body functions for medical devices, may be interested in a new Arduino compatible development board called the BITalino.

The BITalino has been specifically built for developers or makers that are interested in building self tracking applications based on information from a human body. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the BITalino project and see it in action.

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Create Your Own Full Size Colour 3D Body Scan Using Kinect v2 And 3D Builder App (video)

Microsoft Kinect

If you fancy creating your very own full size colour 3D body scan you might be interested to know that Microsoft has this week added support for its Kinect for Windows v2 sensor to 3D Builder 3D printing software.

Now anyone equipped with a Kinect for Windows and the 3D Builder that runs on Windows 8.1 operating system can create a full-size scan of themselves or other people with ease. check out the video after the jump to see how easy the processes and how to create your very own 3D body scan.

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360 Degree Action Camera 360Fly Passes Through The FCC (video)

360 Degree Action Cam

A new 360 degree action camera in the form of the 360 Fly as this week successfully navigated its way through the FCC, hinting that it will soon be available to purchase commercially in retail shops and online.

The 360 Fly action camera is fitted with a single-lens 360 degree horizontal and 240 degree vertical fisheye lens, providing users with the widest field of view on the market, say its creators.

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Amp iPad Speaker Case For iPad Air Launches On Kickstarter (video)

iPad Speaker Case

Anyone who has just purchased Apple’s latest iPad Air 2 or owns their previous iPad Air tablet and is looking for a way to enhance the audio from the tablet, may be interested in a new iPad speaker case called Amp.

Amp has just launched over on the Kickstarter crowdfunding website and with the aim of raising $50,000 to help start manufacturing and retail, and is being marketed as “ the first premium wireless iPad Air case of its kind”. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Amp project and see it in action.

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Awesome Pixelmator iPad App Now Available For $4.99

Pixelmator iPad App

iPad owners looking for a way to tweak and manipulate photographs they may have taken, might like to give the new Pixelmator iPad application a browse, as it is now available to purchase from the Apple iTunes App Store priced at $4.99 and offers many awesome features.

Pixelmator has been designed to provide an iPad users with a powerful image editor that builds on the Mac OS X application that offers a fantastic alternative to Adobe’s Photoshop on Mac systems.

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PlayStation 4 Update 2.0 Rolling Out Next Week

PlayStation 4 Update 2

PlayStation 4 owners patiently waiting for the highly anticipated release of the recently announced PS4 update 2.0 codenamed ‘Masamune’, will be please to know that Sony will be rolling out the update to PS4 consoles worldwide next week on October 28th 2014.

The new PS4 update 2.0 includes a wealth of new features including enhancements to live broadcasting enabling PS4 owners to install a dedicated YouTube application offering the ability to upload your gameplay footage directly to it.

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FlowPaw Teaches Computer Coding By Building Gizmo Projects (video)

Learn Computer Coding

Anyone interested in learning to code or would like to help someone else learn, may be interested in a new educational coding platform called FlowPaw which has been designed to make learning computer coding interactive, fun and engaging.

Designed by DSP Robotics based in London the FlowPaw comes complete with its own drag-and-drop software which enables learners to create gizmos quickly and efficiently and see how they work.

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Bitcasa Unlimited Cloud Storage Scrapped In New Infrastructure

Bitcasa Unlimited Cloud Storage

Bitcasa the cloud storage company that made a name for itself by offering customers unlimited cloud storage via its Infinite plan, has today announced that unfortunately it has too close the Bitcasa unlimited cloud storage package due to abuse and underuse.

While closing the Bitcasa unlimited cloud storage on November 15th 2014, Bitcasa has also announced a range of new packages that are available ranging from 1TB up to 10TB. 1 TB for $9.99 per month, 1 TB for $99.00 per year or 10 TB for $999.00 per year.

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Apple iPhone 6 Plus Users Reporting Crashes And Continual Reboots

iphone-6 plus

Some owners of the new Apple iPhone 6 Plus smartphone which launched earlier this month have been reporting that their Apple smartphones have been crashing causing the mobile device to go into a loop which continuously reboots.

Some Apple iPhone 6 Plus owners claim to be on their fourth replacement device after taking them to Apple stores to be repaired. Although it does seem to be only effecting the larger storage 128GB iPhone 6 Plus.

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