With the new iPhones set to release this Friday, it’s crazy to think that BlackBerry thought it would be a good idea to announce a new phone. That being said, this looks like the best BlackBerry yet. A lot of people say they’re too far gone, but they’ll always be one of my favorite phone manufacturers. Check the video for details on the new Z30.
The former creative consultant to both Jay Z and Kanye West, Hunter Lee Soik, has launched a new kickstarter campaign for his dream recording app, SHADOW. The app works in a 3-step process. The app acts as an alarm that gradually wakes users up which helps them better remember their dreams. As soon as you shut the alarm off you can quickly record their dreams either by typing or speaking into the app. Users can then compare their dreams across the dream database. Pretty cool stuff.
BMW is turning it’s highly anticipated i8 Hybrid concept car into a reality. The i8 is the second hybrid we’ve seen from BMW. The two door coupe has both an electric motor and a 1.5 liter turbocharged engine which combine for 362 HP. Unlike most hybrid’s the i8 is still a fast ride capable of doing 0-60 in 4.4 seconds. It’s electric battery can be fully charged from a 110v outlet in under 4 hours. The i8 will start out at $136,000 bucks but will save you some gas money getting an estimated 95 miles per gallon.
This is one of the coolest bluetooth speakers I’ve ever seen. If you’re familiar with guitar amps at all, then this probably looks familiar. Marshall should be releasing the Stanmore speaker here soon. Sign up for e-mail updates on the their website, here.
The iPhone 5s was not the only product Apple revealed yesterday. They also unveiled the highly anticipated iPhone 5c. The 5c version of the iPhone is a more affordable option than its counterparts. For the most part, the internal workings are the same as the 5. The main difference is the 5c’s plastic exterior. The 5c still features an A6 processor, 8MP camera, and HD FaceTime camera. The 5c will be available in 16GB ($199) and 32GB ($199) models and will come in a variety of colors.
Sony recently unveiled their new Playstation Vita TV with this promotional video. The Vita connects directly to your TV and allows you to play PSP games on your TV using actual PS controllers. The Vita also allows users to access Hulu and the Sony Music Unlimited and Video Unlimited channels. Lastly, The Vita acts as an extender for PS4 games, letting you play them on another TV screen if the TV connected to your PS4 is already being occupied.
Apple unveiled the latest version of it’s smartphone today – the iPhone 5s. The 64-bit phone comes with an all new A7 processor which Apple claims will make it twice as fast as the original iPhone 5. Other features include an upgraded battery and a fancy new camera system. The iPhone 5s also comes in a few new colors including Silver, Gold, and Space grey. It is available in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB version with a price tag of $199, $299, and $399 respectively. The iPhone 5s will be available beginning September 20th.
Jawbone just recently put their new Mini Jambox up for pre-order ($179). The Mini Jambox is the newest addition to the Jambox family, and it also happens to be the smallest. It’s even small enough to fit in your pocket. The speaker will be releasing in 9 different colors in late September.
Nvidia hooked up with the Mythbusters dudes to visually demonstrate how their technology works. Something about a GPU vs a CPU… yada yada yada, the shit is dope.
I went to a restaurant here in Lawrence, KS called Pachamamas the other night and I had the duck. It was succulent, delicious, and had great texture. The duck I ate was slaughtered for my dining pleasure, wheras, — check out this SEGWAY — Buttercup the duck was born with a deformed foot that was then chopped off leaving him with a nub.