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.
Want to stream any web video from your smartphone to yourChromecast? Grab thebeta releaseof Chrome 34 for Android. The browser includesexperimental supportfor sending embedded clips to Google's media stick, saving you from launching a native app just to watch something on a TV. As you'd expect, there are some compatibility hiccups at this early stage.
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.
ThoughGoPro camerasexcel at capturing your insane escapades, the resulting shaky footage is not what we'd call production-ready. Now an inventor named Stuart Smith is looking to smooth things out with his self-named Stubilizer, a kind ofmini-Steadicamdesigned for the GoPro's mount.
Google'sChromecasthas teased seemingly limitless potential since its release last year, but until theCast SDK came out yesterdaymost developers couldn't take advantage of it. That includes Koushik Dutta, creator of the AllCast app that we've already seen featuringscreen mirroringorstreaming music, video and pictures from Android devicesto the dongle, but that's all changed.
In the resolution wars that continue to rage today between Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One , there’s been some controversy about the top-end abilities of both machines. Games like Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes run at 720p native on Xbox One while the PlayStation 4 version of the game is able to natively run the game at 1080.
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.
It looks likeBeats Music'suphill battle to upstage the incumbent streaming services just took a hit.CNETreportsthat Fredric Vinna, product lead and one of the outfit's early creators (alongside Trent Reznor et al.) back in 2011, is on his way to one of its biggest rivals:Spotify.
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.
AT&T announced details surrounding the availability of the LG G Flex earlier back in January. At the time AT&T offered pricing details, and began accepting pre-orders within a few days time. Well, flash forward till the present day and the handset is now available for purchase by way of the AT&T website.
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.
It's Tuesday which means it's time for the Engadget HD Podcast. We hope you'll join us live when the Engadget HD podcast starts recording at 8:45PM. Tonight we got our thoughts on the Super Bowl on tap as well as the latest from Google regarding the Chromecast. And of course other top HD news.
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.