HTC REcamera Stops by FCC With Bluetooth and WiFi

Next week, at a press event in NYC, HTC is going to announce the REcamera, a GoPro like camera companion for your smartphone that is waterproof and will probably be sold as the ultimate selfie machine, because companies are still clinging to the selfie craze. Don’t believe me? Just look at the official images pulled from the REcamera’s official launch website.

The device, as is typically the case before any product gets announced, stopped by the FCC this week. As you can see in the image above, we have a tube-shaped device with FCC labeling on the bottom. The tube-shaped design matches up exactly to the official images we have already seen that show off a camera built from submarine parts (OK, I made that last part up).  (more…)

LG’s KizON Kid’s Tracker Smartwatch With Verizon 3G Stops by FCC

LG smartwatch! With Verizon 3G! At the FCC! Unannounced! What does LG have up their sleeves?! G Watch R variant with connectivity?! Something we have never seen before!? Oh. My. God. That’s been the reaction this morning across the interwebs as an unannounced LG smartwatch (LG-VC100) with Verizon 3G connectivity popped up at the FCC. Thing is, it’s just the KizON kid tracker that LG unveiled back in July(more…)

Deal: $24 for Feather Buds Bluetooth Earbuds

Within the last year, I switched to wireless Bluetooth earbuds for workouts and can tell you that I will never go back to wired. There is a freedom you get when no wires are attached to your phone and you need to move, whether that be in a workout capacity or just traveling from one place to another. The problem with wireless Bluetooth earbuds is that most aren’t cheap. I currently use Jaybird Bluebuds X, which carry a price well over $100. They are great, but if you don’t feel like forking out that kind of cash for a set of buds that you may only use in certain situations, but still want to test the Bluetooth earbuds water, think about the current deal we have running in the DL Deals shop.

You can pick-up the Feather Buds for $24.99. They have a “noise canceling outer shell,” are tangle-free, and feature “crystal clear” sound at a range of up to 30 feet. They also have a built-in microphone, so you can take calls at any time.

Again, if you want to see if Bluetooth earbuds are for you, this isn’t a bad option to consider at that price.

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Microsoft Announces Wireless Display Adapter, a Miracast Receiver

Miracast never really caught on; the standard seems to have lost what little ground it had to simpler solutions, like Chromecast mirroring, but it has its niche in environments with flaky Wi-Fi connections and programs which require low latency. The only problem? Finding an inexpensive, reliable receiver. Luckily for those in the market, Microsoft unveiled an option today. (more…)

Samsung Intros Power Sharing Cable, Charge Devices Using Your Phone’s Battery

Battery life is not exactly a strong suit of smartwatches currently on the market. Their limited power capacity can be especially problematic if you find yourself away from a charger for more than a day or longer. While devices with longer-lasting battery tech will take a bit more R&D, Samsung has developed a solution in the interim – the Power Sharing cable. (more…)

Contest: Win a Moto 360 From Droid Life (Day 5 of 5)!

Day 5! The final chance to win!

No need for an introduction at this point, since we have already given away four Moto 360s. So here we go.

It is the same deal as the first three four days – simply fill out however many entries you would like in the Rafflecopter widget below, sit back in your chair, and wait for Monday morning at 9:00am Pacific to see if you are winning a brand new Moto 360 in silver/grey.

Let’s do this (again, again, again, again).  (more…)

Deal: Lithium Card is a Wallet-Sized Power Bank for $39

Power banks or battery packs are something that we think most people should own. You don’t need to own a big 15,000mAh pack, by any means, but you never know when you might need some extra juice to power your phone in a pinch.

A power bank like the Lithium Card, which is currently discounted on our DL Deals site and was an Indiegogo sensation, is a great option for those without a big budget or a lot of room. The Lithium Card is a wallet-sized (5 credit cards thick) battery pack that holds 1,200mAh of power and can charge up to 1% of battery per minute. That may not be enough to get you a full battery refill, but some times you only need just enough to get you through the rest of a day.

To see reviews, comments, and specs for the Lithium Card, hit up the deal link below.

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Dropcam Update Allows It to Work With Nest and Nest Protect

An update released last night to Dropcam’s Android app allows for the IP cam to work with Nest and Nest Protect in an automated fashion that you might find incredibly useful. By connecting your Dropcam devices to Nest or Nest Protect, you could have your Dropcam automatically turn on as you set your Nest away and leave for the day. You could also have Dropcam turn on, record, and update your activity feed if a Nest Protect were to detect smoke or CO.   (more…)