Michael Dotson

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Black Betty 2K camera can shoot, cut and upload video with built-in Mac Mini

The Black Betty company has just hit the scene with a cinema camera that pulls an astounding trick -- it's got a freaking desktop computer jammed into the body. Camera-wise, there's a 2/3-inch 2K sensor with a 16mm lens mount developed by Silicon Imaging and used in films like <i>Slumdog Millionaire</i>. …

Pressy: the one-button Android controller so cool it was Kickstarted in under a day

If Kickstarter had a 24-hour funders club, Pebble and the Bolex Camera would be welcoming Pressy today. In under a day, the multifunction Android controller has more than doubled its $40,000 goal (raising $108,435 from 4,889 backers as of this writing) and with 45 days left to go, the numbers keep …

Sony's first post-Chromecast Google TV device is a dongle, not a set-top box

We first got a whiff of Sony's NSZ-GU1 earlier this month from an FCC filing, and now the folks at GTVHacker point out those documents have been updated with more info and pictures. The first new Google TV hardware seen since the $35 Chromecast dongle launched, this device appears to be a blend of …

Crowdfunding Reaches Its Terrible, Glorious Climax With ‘Smart Vibrator’ Vibease

The startup behind a “wearable smart vibrator” called Vibease has taken to Indiegogo with hopes of raising at least $30,000 from fans.<p>That sentence kind of speaks for itself, doesn’t it? I mean, I could probably insert some suggestive wording from the campaign description (“People often forget that …

Students hijack US$80m yacht with GPS spoofing - Roadshow

<b>Students from the University of Texas created a custom GPS spoofing device that allowed them to take over a superyacht's navigation system, changing</b> …

RANKED: These Are The Best Smartwatches You Can Buy Right Now

Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft are all expected to release their own smartwatches.<p>Just last month, Foxconn showed off an iPhone-compatible smartwatch that can measure the wearer's vital signs like heart beat and respiration.<p>Thanks to David Schmidt of comparison shopping platform FindTheBest, …

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If Windows Phone continues to fail, Nokia has no Plan B

The world’s second-largest mobile phone maker by volume is in danger of crashing so hard that the company is sold for scrap to competitors or partners, who are rumored to include Lenovo, Huawei and Microsoft. It’s looking increasingly unlikely that Nokia can avoid such a fate, as two of its four …

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom set to launch on July 8th

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom is just one device within the legion of devices that make up the Galaxy S4 family, and although it was launched a few weeks ago at Samsung’s Premiere 2013 in London, it has yet to get an official release date.<p>Now however, it looks as if U.K. customers won’t have long to …

Dual SIM HTC One Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update reportedly released, what about regular version?

Some HTC One owners will be happy to hear the official Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update has been apparently pushed out, but we’re only talking about Chinese buyers that purchased the dual SIM HTC One version (HTC 802w).<p>According to information provided by HTC ROM developer <i>@LlabTooFer</i>, known for his …

Verizon Galaxy S4 owners can now get their hands on GPE ROM

Verizon Wireless might be one of the most powerful and widespread carriers in the United States, but life isn’t always perfect for its users. Not only do Verizon customers often have to wait longer for flagship handsets, but even their selection arguably isn’t as great as it could be.<p>Even worse, …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 with swings by FCC with rare form of 4G LTE

Every now and then, the FCC will go over devices that don’t really seem to be destined for the U.S. market. For example, take a look at the most recent Samsung tablet given a once over as evidenced by documents published on the agency’s web site.<p>The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 managed to pass through …

Why the Galaxy S4 isn't selling as well as Samsung has hoped

The Samsung Galaxy S4 has been Samsung’s fastest selling smartphone ever, but that hasn’t stopped Samsung’s share price dropping to 9 month lows just recently. Analysts have reduced their sales estimates for the Samsung Galaxy S4 and there have been reports of Samsung dropping orders for Galaxy S4 …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active review (video)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is one of the biggest releases of the year, and since it’s release, it has been met with wild success. It wasn’t long after it’s release that we began hearing of more Galaxy S4 smartphones, starting with the Mini, and Soon the Galaxy S4 Active, and Galaxy S4 Zoom.<p>Samsung is …

Android 4.3 expected to bring new notifications settings for wearable devices and third-party apps

<i>Android 4.3 screens | Image credit: Sam Mobile</i><p>Android 4.3 Jelly Bean could bring new notification features, according to a “teardown” of the leaked Android 4.3 version that’s already available to install on some devices.<p>According to <i>Android Police</i>, Android 4.3 contains some new notification code, …

What's the Samsung Galaxy S4 like after the hype? (video)

Let’s begin with how I first felt and still feel about the S4. For a phone with a 5 inch screen, it’s one of the easiest to handle. A replaceable battery and expandable memory are obvious pluses. As far as all of the new features were concerned, I thought they were all great new ways of doing tasks …

Galaxy S4 Mini now available to buy on Three UK

It’s been three months since the Galaxy S4 launched, and since then, we’ve seen a plethora of speculation and rumors concerning its little brother, the Galaxy S4 Mini. And now, the device is finally here, available on Three UK with no initial payment — as long as you sign-up for a new contract with …

21 Nearly Identical Pairs Of Movies That Came Out Around The Same Time

Action thriller "White House Down" came out over the weekend, debuting to less than favorable box-office numbers.<p>The film earned nearly $10 million less than the $35 million analysts predicted the Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx hostage crisis would make.<p>Surely this wasn't because Channing Tatum's …

'Afternoon Delight' Trailer: Juno Temple Spices Up Kathryn Hahn's Marriage – /Film

Despite her considerable talent and versatility, <b>Kathryn Hahn</b>‘s mostly been relegated to supporting roles in films like <i>Wanderlust</i> and <i>Our Idiot …

Christian Bale says he's done with Batman. Again.

Superhero movies are tough. At this point, I imagine most people feel like Christian Bale’s turn as Batman has run its course after three <i>Dark Knight</i> movies. Then again, probably no one’s in a rush to see someone <i>new</i> as Batman either. But then what do you do with <i>Justice League</i>? Or future Batmen …

Netflix Scores With ‘Orange’ Series

Google Glass in Everyday Life: Now That’s a Little More Like It

There’s no way that Google Glass is not odd. It’s a computer on your face that you talk to, and break eye contact to glance at, and is able to record …