Articles about record

How To Video Record Android Screens (Easy)
Video-recording your Android screen might sound like an easy task, but it is actually quite to do, without the proper know-how. Unlike Windows, Android doesn’t really makes it easier for the developers to just create a feature-rich android screen recording app.Screen recording apps available on the Google Play Store mostly require you to root your phone, and most of them are paid apps. Even if you do find a free app, it […]

Planetside 2 Sets A New World Record
We do know that records are meant to be broken, and if you happen to hold a world record, that is definitely an achievement which is worth trumpeting about, as well as drool over. Planetside 2 has done just that – achieving a brand new world record by having the most players ever to participate in a first-person shooter title at any one time. Just how many gamers are we […]

Unchartered 3 hits 4.4 million headshots in 4 days
Statistics are interesting to read about since it really depends on which angle you approach a particular figure from to churn out your very own story. For instance, we do know that the iPhone 4S is not only the “best iPhone yet”, it is also the best selling iPhone to date in terms of opening weekend sales with more than 4 million units moved. When it comes to video games, […]

Lightning Motorcycles hit new land speed record for electric bikes
We do know that electric vehicles are starting to catch on, but there is still the issue of making sure the battery can last for more than 200 miles. Well, Lightning Motorcycles focuses on, as you can tell by its name, motorcycles, and one of their models actually achieved a new land speed record for electric motorcycles, touching 206.079 mph to be the king of the world for electric motorcycles […]

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Sony kills off 8mm video support
It looks like Sony is on a roll with discontinuing legacy recording formats. First it killed the cassette Walkman last year, a few weeks ago it stopped producing MiniDisc Walkmans and now the company announced that it will no longer support the 8mm video format. The video cassette format that was popular way back in the 1980s will no longer get any new Sony hardware to run on.

OWLE Bubo turns your iPhone into a decent handheld camera
The iPhone already has a pretty good camera to start with, but sometimes it just isn’t enough. The phone’s unwieldy shape makes it a bit hard to keep a steady focus on your subject, and the fact that the buttons to control the device are onscreen, it sometimes leads to accidental presses especially if you have large hands and fingers. The folks over at OWLE have come up with a […]

Spy video camera looks like a Bluetooth headset
The next time you see someone with a suspicious-looking Bluetooth headset on somebody staring at you – you might be the subject of a hidden camera video. Hammacher has recently released the Bluetooth Headset Camcorder. Looking just like a regular Bluetooth Headset, it hooks around a user’s ear and has a mic that extends forward, and instead of only picking up audio, the camera lens at the end of the […]

Camcorder-packing lunchboxes
Every time you pack a meal you made for a loved one, do you wonder what he/she thinks about your cooking? Since you won’t be with them when they’re having their lunch, you’ll never get to know how they truly feel. Well this new concept lunchbox from Japan plans to change all that. It comes embedded with a video camera that starts recording immediately as soon as the lunch box […]

JVC releases the world's first 3D consumer camcorder: the GS-TD-1
JVC has just announced the launch of the world’s first 3D consumer camera – the GS-TD1. Using the camera, anybody can now shoot 3D content that is viewable on any 3D TV. The GS-TD1 makes use of two camera lenses and two imaging sensors to capture 3D images in the same way that human eyes work. The camera can be used to shoot content in 3D as well as full […]

Turntable powered by USB
Despite all the advances in technology nowadays, one thing that will always remain in the hearts of audiophiles everywhere is the turntable. There’s just something magical about the sound of a needle placed over a spinning vinyl record that can’t be recreated with digital technology. And let’s not forget –who doesn’t love the oversized album covers that come along with the records? Well if you own a bunch of records […]

Pentel Airpen Mini will work with Android
Pentel’s Airpen Mini, a multi-purpose pen that that automatically transfers what you write on paper to a computer will work with Android devices in the near future. All you have to do is activate the pen, start writing on a piece of paper, and all your words will be transferred to an accompanying device that can be used to transfer them to the computer. The transferring device was previously only […]

The JVC RD-R2 is the musician’s stereo
JVC has just announced the RD-R2 – a portable stereo designed with the musician in mind. What’s so special about this device is that it is has been specially designed for musicians to record and listen to their music to see how they did in rehearsal. The RD-R2 (almost R2-D2 eh?) comes with stereo mics, input jacks and a microSD/SDHC card reader for you to record/playback your music. In addition […]

Olympus TP-7 is a useful gadget for recording phone calls
Face it – not everyone has a “modern” cellphone in this day and age, and people still use regular telephones to make phone calls – if rates are cheaper and connections are more stable, why not right? But what if you had an out of date phone and had to record a phone conversation say for the purpose of an interview?

Nintendo has the top selling systems of 2010 in America
Nintendo has just released their sales figures for the year 2010, and it looks like they have sold they’ve sold the most consoles in America last year. Nintendo sold over 2.5 million DS systems and more than 2.3 million Wii systems. Talk about impressive! This puts them as the top console seller, with the top 2 most purchased consoles belonging to them. According to Nintendo’s senior director of Corporate Communications, […]

Record all your snowboarding escapades in HD with the Liquid Images Impact HD
Ever wanted to relive all your snowboarding or skiing moments on HD video in Doom-style (first person view)? Thanks to the power of technology, you now can! And no, you don’t have to strap an expensive HD camera to your ski hat or chest to do it. Liquid Impact has come up with a solution to your problem. Called the Impact HD, these rugged yet stylish goggles pack an HD […]

Call of Duty: Black Ops breaks $1 billion sales mark
Video games look set to break new ground in terms of revenue, what with Call of Duty: Black Ops from Activision breaking the $1 billion sales mark in just a month since its launch. In fact, more than half that figure was achieved during its first five days of release, the game already game sold more than $650 million worldwide, which places it ahead of theatrical box office, book and […]

Sim City Population Clocked At Six Million
Think you’re the best at Sim City? YouTube user Thelmperar claims to have maxed out Sim City 3000 with his creation of Magnasanti. You can check out the video after the jump, but if you want a few stats, it’s worth noting that Magnasanti has zero abandoned buildings, 100% of all zoned structures are historical, zero water pollution and congestion, no crime, and a population of 6,005,407. Do you think […]

Samsung And Swype Set Record For Fastest Text Message
It looks like Samsung’s move to invest in Swype has paid some dividends, as a recent video has surfaced showing a user setting a new Guinness World Record for the fastest text message on a touchscreen phone using Swype on the Windows Mobile 6.5 powered Samsung Omnia II. In case you’re unfamiliar with it, Swype allows you to swipe your finger over the letters that you need to type without […]

Wireless data transfer record smashed
Siemens now holds the world record of having the fastest wireless data transfer after breaking their previous efforts, hitting a whopping 500 Mbps using white LED light. Researchers at Siemens relied on 500 light intensity fluctuations per second that are readable by a photodetector receiver, and is well capable of transmitting data over longer distances at a rate of 100 Mbps. Known as Visible Light Communication, this type of data […]

Evolta Robot live @ Le Mans: 24hrs on two AA batteries
Challenge: can Evolta run for 24hours on only two AA batteries?Our buddies from Giiks had the opportunity to take a closer look to the Evolta Robot that we mentioned back on July 27th. On the photo, Tomotaka Takahashi* himself (the inventor) is holding the robot that is powered by two Panasonic AA batteries. At the Le Mans race track, Takahashi-san will try to establish a new record: to roll for […]