Sure, you may already lead an exciting life, but wouldn't it be great if you could broadcast those daily escapades -- you know, to all of your internet friends? ZionEyez hopes to deliver a method for sharing your point of view -- quite literally -- in realtime, across the web.
Ben Gilbert is joined by Engadget editor and formerBest Buy celebChris Velazco, along with our social media guruJohn Colucciwho's managed to drag himself away fromGrumpy Cat and 3D-printed Oreoslong enough to share his thoughts on SXSW.
It's Tuesday, which is time for the Engadget HD Podcast and we hope you'll join us for the live recording at 8:45PM. We start this week's show with news from Verizon about its new Quantum TV DVR. The Xbox One finally has some new TV features coming its way too, and Vudu comes to Chromecast. Content news from Amazon rounds out the coverage, along with some other streaming news, of course.
House of Cardsmay be most famous for leading the charge of Netflix's original streaming content, but the show's producer Media Rights Capital is ready forallavenues. Just like thefirst season, season two will get a release on physical discs this summer from Sony Pictures. Frank Underwood's Washington D.C.
We saw Epson'sMoverio BT-200glasses back at CES, and while not much has changed on the hardware front since then, the company dropped bySXSWto demo a few new games. There's also a new homemade camera rig, so it's now possible to share the excitement here. Moverio supports the full version of Android 4.
Director Robert Rodriguez is expanding on the story and characters first seen in his cult classicFrom Dusk Till Dawnwith a new TV series, but that's not all there is to it. Here it's the debut original series on Rodriguez's newEl Rey Networkon cable, but outside the USMiramax has cut a deal with Netflixgiving the streamer exclusive rights to all ten episodes.
We doubt that there's a horde of wearable fans jonesing for Epson'ssecond-gen Moverio glasses-- not after Google'sone-day Glass sale, anyway -- but they're at lastavailable, several weeks behind schedule. Spend $700 and the just-shipping BT-200 headset will put a basic (and frankly decrepit) Android 4.0 interface in front of your eyes.
It's Tuesday, which means it's time for the Engadget HD Podcast and we hope you'll join us for the live recording at 9:15PM. Aereo is in the news again, so we'll lead off with that news tonight, as well as the next chapter in Dish's spectrum grab, Chromecast developments, and more speculation about DirecTV and Verizon.
The UK's data regulator may have clarified that Google Glassshouldn't be singled out for special measuresover personal use, but that isn't stopping domestic companies from enforcing their own rules.The Independentreportsthat just a week after the Google wearablefinally went on sale in Britainfor a hefty £1,000, UK cinemas are banning it over fears that "Explorers" could use them to pirate movies.
If you don't mind your wearableaction cambeing tethered to a separate unit for wrangling controls, Panasonic's HX-A500 offers 4K video capture in return. The company touts the camera as the "world's first" option for said resolution, recording the those exploits at 25fps.
Samsung didn’t do too well with its original Galaxy Gear smartwatch that we reviewed back in October. Hoping to improve on the success that it had with the original, Samsung is set to launch three new wearables on April 11. Those new wearables include the Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, and Gear Fit that we went hands on with in February.
I have worn eyeglasses since I was in second grade. My first pair was short-lived, I had not gotten used to wearing them yet and I took them off every day at lunch in the cafeteria. For some reason, I had the habit of putting them in the brown paper bag that my mom packed my lunch in.
Amazon announced the Fire TV earlier this morning. Initially this seems to be just another set-top box to attach to your television and stream the likes of Netflix and Hulu Plus. Of course, Fire TV also has support for Amazon Instant Video (amongst other services).
Panasonicpromisedit would deliver a GH mirrorless camera capable of recording 4K video for under $2,000, and now we know just how far under that is. The Lumix GH4 camera body and its 16MP CMOS Micro Four Thirds sensor willcost $1,700, while the optionalYAGH pro audio/video interface unitis available for an extra $2,000.
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Today we discussed Apple's purchase of Beats Electronics, got a taste of GoPro's growing media empire, went hands-on with Beats' new Solo² headphones and learned about an American-made TV that sits behind your bathroom mirror. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours.
We're still not sure whether Amazon's truly launching amusic streaming service, but if it does, youmightonly be able to access songs and albums for a limited time. According to theWall Street Journal, the e-commerce company hopes to offer music streaming as part of Prime to justify an annual membership (from $79 to $119)price increase.
Tonight Nikon is unveiling the latest edition of its 1 series of mirrorless cameras, theNikon 1 V3. Compact yet powerful, it follows up on theV2by packing an 18.4MP sensor, built-in WiFi, 1080/60p video capability and a new image processing chip.
If theTitanfallrelease had coincided with the start ofMarch Madness, there probably wouldn't have been a podcast this week. As it is, we had to tear Richard away from his Xbox One to help Ben review the HD details that have been pouring in. There's a constant shuffle ofcontent,ISP dealsand updates to go through, as well as a certainmonstrous LED-lit HD displayto ogle.