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Pocket-sized tripods were needed years ago. Fortunately companies like Joby have emerged and stepped up to the plate. The problem with a portable tripod, however, is that it's only a portable tripod. They really serve no other purpose, so you're lugging around yet another "unitasker" in your travel gear. So, how to change that? Attach a portable tripod to a multi-tool! No hardened traveler would ever leave home without a multi-tool, and Gerber's upcoming "Steady" is the one to get if you're also a gadget junkie. Aside from the typical tools found on these things, it also has a pop-out tripod... Read more...
Victorinox is a brand you may have heard your dad or grandfather speak of, and if you're someone who associates closely with the outdoors, you may actually own one of their products. If we said "Swiss Army knife," you'd know immediately what we were talking about, and sure enough Victorinox is the parent company that makes those knives.In an effort to bring their latest knife into the current century in terms of relevance, they held an event in their European flagship store on London’s New Bond Street. The reason was to unveil something with a bit of old school flair and a bit of new school utility.... Read more...
Macrovision has announced their deal with various well-known digital video download services to offer "ACP." That stands for Analog Copy Protection. Huh? How can an analog protection system apply to digital video downloads? ACP works by embedding a signal in the vertical blanking interval, the time period after the display has finished drawing the image and is preparing to draw the next frame. For old VHS tapes, this was stored directly on the tape, but when the technology was ported to DVDs, it was stored as an instruction for the DVD... Read more...