Tag Archive: Affordable

3D-printer maker Qubea is seeking funds on Kickstarter for what may be the first (relatively) cost-friendly device on the market. The Rever will cost $ 399 when it launches next year, but early backers can grab on at a discount. “As a leading developer of 3D printers, we have seen products like ours put to use […]

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Light-field photography has been around for a number of years now, but it’s still mind-blowing. By measuring the direction of all the light rays in an image space, it produces pictures that can be refocused and explored like a living moment, a paradigm shift that was marked by the introduction of the first Lytro camera. […]

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Tracking your activity and fitness doesn’t have to be expensive. With Nuyu, you can keep an eye on how many steps you taken, the distance you’ve traveled, how many calories you’ve burned, and even how well you’re sleeping for under $ 50. The Nuyu Activity Tracker, from Health o Meter, does everything you would expect a decent […] [Read More…]

School’s changed a lot in recent years, as technology keeps creeping into every aspect of learning along with our lives. Time to get with the times — whether it’s keeping your cash and cell phone in one place, getting a bag that can charge your devices while you walk, or a cyber-secured lock for your […]

Kids everywhere are looking to Santa to bring them the hottest tech toys around, including iPhones, iPads, Nintendo 3DSes and Sony PlayStations, but these types of gifts can certainly strain a lowly elf’s meager paycheck. If you’re looking for engaging… Read more ›

If you’ve been searching for a less expensive application that’s similar to Adobe Photoshop, then Cult of Mac Deals has found your match. PhotoDirector 5 Ultra combines all the features you need for photography in a single workflow—efficient photo management,… Read more ›     

Screen Shot 2013-08-28 at 12.01.18 AMTwelve South, the maker of the BookBook and other fine case and accessories, has debuted a versatile MacBook stand called the GhostStand. The transparent apparatus suspends any MacBook model, and the name implies that you’re not supposed to even know it’s there. The design is certainly striking. Each blade of the GhostStand is made of […]

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Arm Pocket i30 backThe problem with many armbands that I’ve used over the years is twofold. One, if the armband is too small, it only holds an iPhone without a case and nothing else. Too big and it’s unwieldy to use. Two, unless it’s cinched incredibly tight on a bicep, the weight of the phone tends to bounce […]

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3phonecomp2Uber is a popular car service that is on a mission to make taxis obsolete. It pioneered the idea of using your smartphone to summon and pay for a car, and now Uber has expanded to 35 cities and 14 countries. Today Uber added a long-awaited feature. You can now split fares between multiple passengers […]

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Carbon fiber tripods are great, aren’t they? They’re slim on weight, and if they’re built well, are steady as an oak. Problem is, good ones can cost $ 600-$ 800 dollars, and unless you’re regularly shooting for cash, it’s hard to justify spending that kind of cheese.

So when Manfrotto asked me to check out their 290-series MT294C3 carbon fiber tripod ($ 250 legs only, $ 319 with 3-Way  [Read More…]