The Motorola Droid MAXX($299). It's thinner than last year's model but with even more battery life. It's $300. It sports a 3500mAh battery that will keep your phone powered for up to two days of ‘Typical’ Use, is able to stream video over LTE for up to six hours or provide up to 21 hours of talk time. It features a 5" 720p screen, a 10MP camera, 2GBs of RAM, 32GBs of storage, and a dual-core 1.7GHz Motorola X8 processor.
In the 19th Century, the vast majority of photos were shot with the extremely popular Petzval lens. The lens was invented by Joseph Petzval in Vienna in 1840, the company is launching a Kickstarter to aid in the development and manufacturing of a 21st century version of the lens complete with the Petzval's signature bokeh effect. The brand new Lomography Petzval Portrait Lens is designed to work with Canon EF and Nikon F mount cameras. The new model will be built by Zenit in Russia, and 85mm focal length, a maximum aperture of f/2.2. Kickstarter($500)
Google officially announced their new Nexus 7 tablet today. The new tablet features a high resolution 7", 323ppi 1900x1200 IPS display. It will come equipped with a 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro processor with 2GB of RAM. The tablet will run Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The Nexus 7 measures 7.9 inches by 4.5 inches and weighs just 11.2 ounces. Available for pre-order, $229.99 for the 16GB model and $269.99 for the 32GB version.
Meet 97-year-old Hal Lasko, The Pixel Painter. Hal Lasko, better known as Grandpa, worked as a graphic artist back when everything was done by hand. His family introduced him to the computer and Microsoft Paint long after he retired. Now, Grandpa spends ten hours a day moving pixels around his computer paintings. His work is a blend of pointillism and 8-Bit art.
Egg Poncho. Wear it, you will look like a giant egg. "Start your rainy days off sunny side up with this handy poncho! Bright yellow egg yolk on a white poncho keeps you dry when sudden rainstorms hit. You’ll brighten everyone’s grey days when you’re sporting this funny egg!"
Shot over 2 months and made up of over 13 000 photos, this timelapse piece canvasses the beauty and magic of Australia's Top End. The video includes the Top End's most iconic national parks such as Kakadu, Litchfield, Nitmiluk and Limmen, as well as other well-known local natural sites including Darwin's East Point and Ludmilla Bay, and the Daly River.