Anyone who has ever shot video on an iPhone has wished for this gadget or something like it. We’ve all been there, trying to take that shot in landscape mode, our hands shaking the more we concentrated on being still, and then that one rebellious finger suddenly covers the lens and ruins the shot. You can just scream in frustration.
Zacuto’s clever solution to this common problem is the Zgrip for iPhone, which brings the convenience of a tripod to the handheld arena. In order to pull that off, the device has to be ultra-light and ultra-comfortable. Weighing in at just a few ounces, Zgrip manages to be both of those things. One very favourable design decision is the gap in the handle, which allows for its lightness, and it allows you to hold the handle for long periods without a sweaty palm.
Anyone who shoots video with an iPhone should try this product, even if you count yourself among the lucky few who have never screamed out in frustration. You might be surprised at how revealing the test run is. Using an iPhone to shoot video is an awkward experience even if you’ve never realized it. The Zgrip turns awkward into graceful, and it allows you to shoot video for hours with pain-free hands.
The Zgrip Jr. is the perfect fit for those times when you want to shoot video with their iPhone at a concert or even at the local parade. However, if you take your iPhone video a little more serious than that, there’s the Pro edition. The Pro is a lot like the Jr., but also includes greater adjustability, a tripod attachment, and a removable cradle.
For those who like to write, there’s a new instrument on the market that’s turning quite a few heads. Sharpie has released a “liquid pencil,” which utilizes liquid graphite that writes more like a pen than a pencil. For those who prefer the smoothness of writing with a pen, yet the erasibility of pencil markings, Sharpie may have invented exactly what it is you’re looking for.
Sharpie claims that when the liquid graphite is freshly applied to paper, it can be erased completely just like a normal pencil. However, when left to sit overnight it dries permanently like an ink. The technology appeals to those who wish to get the best of both worlds, and looks to be very promising.
Ever since reader programs began to be released in Apple’s wildly successful App Store, there have been debates going every which way about which piece of software is to be considered penultimate. Is Amazon’s Kindle app superior to Apple’s iBooks? What about all of the other third party software?
Thankfully, we have Good Reader for iPad, by far the best piece of reader software available right now. The tablet edition of Good Reader is everything that anyone could have asked for, and is truly the all-in-one reading program that anyone needs for the iPad, eclipsing both Apple and Amazon’s programs. Good Reader’s versatility and ability to read a wide variety of document extensions, beautiful interface and lightening speed make it the perfect way to read whatever document you might have, be it an e-book or a pdf.
Users will find the flexibility of Good Reader to be one of the best reasons to have the app. While other reading programs provide you with fairly stagnant text selection, Good Reader allows you to customize text, margins and other qualities of your documents to your liking. Ultimately, though, it’s Good Reader’s ability to allow the user to easily and quickly transfer documents through iTunes, WiFi and even Dropbox that makes this reader one of the highest quality apps to have on your device, period.
So leave all of the other reader apps on the side; with Good Reader you won’t need them anymore. For the best, look no further than Good Reader.
Do you want an efficient, yet also fashionable, way to wear your iPod while you jog, hang out at the beach, ride the bus, or do another activity? Consider purchasing the Pod a Porter neckband for the iPod shuffle.
The Pod a Porter consists of a single, ultra light, smooth textured neckband that allows you to run your ear plug wires through and put your iPod shuffle on the other end. This prevents the wires from tangling. Once you begin using the Pod a Porter, you will notice that you won’t have to worry about your ear plugs being ripped out of your ears.
The sturdy design allows the Pod a Porter to be used frequently without having to worry about it breaking.
When it comes to conserving energy and the integrity of your computer, shutting it down or putting it into sleep mode is absolutely crucial. However, it isn’t uncommon for people to forget to do so when they are finished using the computer. One of the best ways to ensure that a computer is always shut off after being used is to put a reminder sticker somewhere on the monitor or tower.
Reminder stickers for computers are instrumental in reminding users to either shutdown the computer or put it into sleep mode. They are inexpensive, effective and should always be placed on public machines. If you want to get the most out of your computer, be sure to use reminder stickers.
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