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Ball-shaped Bublcam takes a ball-shaped image

- March 1st, 2015

If you like trippy images, the Bublcam might be the perfect device for you.

I had a chance to check out the camera from Toronto-based company at a recent Tech in Motion event.

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Bublcam. (Supplied)

The Bublcam, which started as a Kickstarter project in 2013,  is a ball-shaped camera that can take both still images and video. As Joanna Taccone, Bubl’s marketing communication manager explained, the camera actually shoots footage from four different lenses its four lenses software stitches the individual shots together.

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Heart monitoring earbuds require no batteries

- February 25th, 2015

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If I mention heart monitor sensors to you you’d probably be thinking finger clip, wristband or maybe even watch. One thing for sure, you most likely wouldn’t be thinking earbuds. SMS Audio, founded by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson has teamed up with Intel to create the BioSport Biometric Earbuds, so if it’s important to you to monitor your heart rate, you can do it while out and about listing to your favourite tunes without having to worry or need to have an additional device or gadget attached you.

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Rocket Ride turns your body into a sex toy

- February 23rd, 2015

Have you ever thought about enhancing the sexual experience by putting your smartphone on vibrate and strapping it to your penis?

No? Well, then you’re probably not interested in the IndieGogo campaign for Rocket Ride, a new sex toy, from a company called Erotec, that aims to turn the male member into a vibrator (or perhaps manbrator).

Yeah, you heard that right. The Rocket Ride is a sex gadget that makes the phallus vibrate to increase the pleasure for both parties during intercourse.

Now to be clear, this has nothing to do with the Toronto Transit Commission’s slogan for its subway system (“Ride the Rocket”) – despite that company’s own foray into phallic images.

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Apple initiates MacBook Pro video repair program

- February 20th, 2015
If you purchased a MacBook Pro system between February 2011 and December 2013 and you experienced distorted, scrambled or loss of video or unexpected random restarts then your computer maybe eligible to be repaired free of charge regardless as to whether or not it’s under warranty, under Apple’s new MacBook Pro Repair Extension Program for video issues.

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Rugged waterproof battery pack to hold charge for years

- February 13th, 2015
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We’ve seen rugged waterproof cases, laptops and speakers but I can’t recall ever coming across a rugged and waterproof portable backup battery, until now. Scosche is unveiling the goBAT 6000 and the goBAT 12000, a pair of ultra durable and high capacity battery solutions designed to be taken out on the rough road.

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