Quite frankly, I think this episode sucks, but it’s complete, and I talk about products I like. The Handpresso Auto E.S.E. is a D.C. powered espresso maker that fits in the glovebox of your car. Even when reading the word espresso, apparently, I still think it’s pronounced EXpresso. I know better, but I mispronounce it anyway. The SBU V3 is a powered, self-balancing unicycle and I want one! The Looxcie LX2 is a wearable video camera that clips to your ear like a Bluetooth headset and uses your smartphone’s Internet connection to live stream your POV to the Web.
You know the problem with espresso machines is how you can’t really set one up in a car. You know what I mean? You set it in the passenger’s seat and it’s lopsided. Water gets all over the upholstery. It’s just a nightmare … at least a first world nightmare, but now there is a solution that fits in your glove box which is fine because you know you’re not keeping gloves in there.
Pull the Handpresso Auto E.S.E. out of the glove box, secure it in the cup holder, plug it into a D.C. outlet, fill it with water, add an espresso coffee pod, screw on the lid, press the power button and after 3 beeps you’ve got yourself a little cup of espresso! 8 easy steps. Problem solved.
Dean Kamen is one of the most awesome men on planet earth. He invented the Segway. It was supposed to change the way we get about. But unless your name is Noel Lee that hasn’t exactly happened. Still, we’re starting to see Segway-like tech incorporated into new transportation toys like the SBU V3.
The SBU V3 is a powered, self-balancing unicycle. It’ll scoot you along at up to 15 miles per hour as long as you weigh 325 pounds or less. Its creators say it takes about 30-minutes to learn to ride. As you – learn – it, its motion learning algorithm learns you – by detecting your intent and providing stability assistance as you control direction and speed with natural leaning motions. Lean forward to go. Lean back to stop. You can travel between 7 and a half to 10 miles on a charge all for $1,795.
iJustine and Justin from Justin.TV earned places in Internet history by straping cameras to themselves and livestreaming their lives online. I got to meet Justine back when she was doing that. Her setup was portable, but portable kind of like those early cell phones that were attached to a briefcase.
The Looxcie LX2 Wearable Video Camera for iPhone and Android makes the hopes and dreams of any future lifecaster so much easier. The camera clips to year ear and streams to the Web through an iPhone or Android’s Internet connection. It looks kind of like a Bluetooth headset. The Looxcie LX2 constantly records up to 5 hours. If something cool happens, you can back up and send a clip to YouTube, Facebook, Twitter or iCloud.
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