Gadgets On Today - July 14th
This morning on the Today Show we showed you four gadgets that are new and all cool. If you have any comments or questions please post them up and I will respond quick smart -
1. SAMSUNG VIDEO CAMERA - VP-HMX20C
2. MOBILE FITNESS PHONE
3. IPHONE SPEAKER DOC
4. WIRELESS RABBIT ROUTER
GADGET ONE - SAMSUNG VIDEO CAMERA- VIDEO CAMERA WITH ULTRA SLOW MOTION - VP-HMX20C - RRP $1100
DESCRIPTION : This is a new high tech camera that allows you to film in slow motion. The movies are stored on flash memory, not hard disk or mini dv tape.
- High definition camera
- Ultra fast frame rate video capture
- latest in advanced video technology with 1920 x 1080 Full HD
- 6.4 Megapixel CMOS image sensor
- Dual Recording functionality
- greater clarity, brightness and detail
- built-in flash memory
- read a disk or load a tape
- ready to shoot in 3 seconds
GADGET TWO- SONY ERICCSON MOBILE FITNESS PHONE - RRP $450
DESCRIPTION : This mobile phone includes standard features such as text, calls, music and video games. It also allows you to track the distance you have travelled when exercising.
It plots your route and calculates the distance you've travelled. It locates where you are and has a save device that records where you've exercised.
- In-built training program called Tracker
- In-built GPS function: monitors speed, duration of workout and distance travelled as well as plotting the running route
- Splash and dust resistant
- Wayfinder voice-guided navigation
- 3.2 megapixel camera, using Cyber-shot™ technology
- Geo-tagging, your phone will automatically store your memories for you, capturing the date and location of your pic and attaching the details to the snap.
Photo Fix, Mobile Blogging, Face detection
- HSDPA for fast Mobile Web access
- Media manager
- RSS Web feeds
- Video Calling
- 3D Gaming
- Track ID
- FM Radio
- USB Connectivity
- Stereo Bluetooth
GADGET THREE- iPHONE SPEAKER DOC - RRP $399
DESCRIPTION : This iPhone speaker has a built in blue tooth connection. You're able to play music on the iPhone speaker. When you receive a call on your blue tooth, the music on the iPhone speaker will automatically stop so you can take the call.
It's the latest accessory to go with the iPhone device.
- Play the music on your iPhone
- Integrated Blue Tooth so when it rings you can answer the phone through your bluetooth ear piece.
- Full-range sound
- Powerful, deep bass
- Charges iPhone or iPod
- Music stops for call pick up
- Immune to phone interference
- Wireless remote
- Wall mountable
- Made for: Ipod touch/classic/nano (1st,2nd,3rd Generations)/iPod mini
GADGET FOUR- WIRELESS RABBIT ROUTER - NABAZTAG - $250 (RRP not confirmed, but this will the approximate price)
DESCRIPTION : The wireless rabbit sits next to your computer at home or in the office. The rabbit lets you know when you receive data like emails, stock information, and lets you know the air quality outside.
The rabbit does this by flashing different colours. Each colour stands for a different action. For example, blue means you have incoming email.
- Read aloud from text on the internet
- Sing aloud: Radio broadcasts/podcasts and nabcasts
- Email alerts
- Updates: weather, stocks, traffic, air quality, instant messenger notification
- Object recognition
- Reception: spoken messages or music sent via internet/blogs/email/sms/phone
- Talking clock
- Tai Chi exercises
- Humourous outbursts
About Charlie Brown
Charlie Brown is one of Australia's foremost commentators on consumer lifestyle technology. He publishes, produces and hosts CyberShack, is Channel 9's technology expert, and hosts Life & Technology and 2GB and NewsTalk 4BC.
Charlie is able to communicate, educate and inspire a huge audience, without confusing technological jargon.
Life & Technology is on the air Sunday mornings at 10am on 2GB and NewsTalk 4BC.