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GoPro’s new Apple Watch app lets you preview camera angle, start/stop recording, tag and more [Video]

GoPro has updated its iOS app with support for the Apple Watch, demonstrated in the video below featuring pro skateboarder Mikey Taylor. Owners previously had to use a third-party app to control their action cams from the Watch.<p>GoPro is excited to launch Apple Watch features for the GoPro mobile …

Apple Watch

Aetho's 'Aeon' GoPro stabilizer looks slick, and so will your video

"Shoot video that's worth watching" reads one of the straplines for Aetho's "Aeon" handheld GoPro stabilizer. It sounds kinda obvious, right? But, if you've ever walked/ran/danced/dived/whatever with a GoPro in your hand/mouth/knees/whatever you'll know it's not that simple. You thought you had an …

Microsoft's New Keyboard Works on Any Device, Anywhere

How often does it happen that you need to blast out a quick email or jot down an idea, but it's too long to tap out on your phone's tiny keyboard, and you left your laptop at home or don't want to deal with getting it out and booting it up? Microsoft hopes it's quite often. The company's new …

Gear & Gadgets

The Best Travel Tripod

For less than $200, the MeFoto RoadTrip Travel Tripod is the best travel tripod for people who need to stow one in a carry-on bag for the flight home …

Turn your phone into a computer mouse with Remote Mouse

Remote Mouse lets you use your iPhone, Android or Windows Phone as a touchpad to control your onscreen cursor in a pinch.<p>I'm writing this one with my wife in mind, who has been using a work-issued laptop with a broken trackpad for nearly a year. She has adapted by using a wireless mouse, but since …

Windows Phone

5 hot Raspberry Pi projects for Mac geeks

The credit-card-size Raspberry Pi has taken the tech world by storm. Thousands of geeky kids and adults use the tiny, low-cost computer boards to learn about coding and create fun projects like motion detectors, birdhouses that tweet when birds are present, and mini weather stations.<p>You, too, can …

Raspberry Pi

Pentax K-S2: A 20MP DSLR with More LCD Flexibility and Less LED Flashiness

Ricoh wants to win photographers over to its Pentax K-S line of DSLRs. The company’s first offering, the K-S1, was laughed at for its strange …

110 reasons to buy the Apple Watch

A lot of people are excited about the expected launch of the Apple Watch in April. But there are also still enough people who don’t see the point of having another gadget – a wearable, with questionable battery life – when they’ve already have an iPhone in their pocket.<p>An often heard argument goes …

Smartwatches

Sexy new renders show the iPad Pro and 12-inch MacBook Air side-by-side

The Apple Watch might be Cupertino’s most hotly anticipated product, but for my money, the two releases I’m most excited about this year are the 12-inch MacBook Air and the 12-inch iPad Pro. Outside of a few leaked images, though, we still have not seen either of these rumored devices in the …

This Unique Mobile Keyboard Folds Smaller than an iPhone 4

Typing on cellphones and tablets sucks. Virtual keyboards can be effective, but they take up half of your screen’s real estate. On the other hand, portable keyboards then tend to be either too small (limited by your tablet’s screen size), or too clunky to carry.<p>A company called WayTools wants to …

Multi-Touch

Would You Wear These Virtual Reality Glasses on a Plane? (Exclusive)

"It has to be cool. To be cool, it can’t look like I'm wearing a pope hat."<p>One of the lingering (and somewhat compelling) arguments against the latest wave of virtual reality headsets is style: As Valleywag’s Dan Lyons put it earlier this week, “Nobody wants to sit around for hours with those big …

Filmmakers: Finally, There's 4K on Your Phone

The ultimate goal for most filmmakers is a multi-million dollar budget, a sizable crew and plenty of cool toys -- including a high-end camera. The reality is that most of us want to film quality content more frequently than we're able to Kickstart a new budget. But last Tuesday the Ultrakam 4K app …

ZOOM Q4 | CAMERA FOR MUSICIANS

Most video cameras focus on the visuals, the Zoom Q4 camera is billed as the camera for musicians. The creators state the Q4 "delivers audio nuance …