Archive for July, 2013

The Power Racing Series At Maker Faire Detroit

The Power Racing Series At Maker Faire Detroit

| July 27, 2013 | Reply

Adults, souped up power wheels and a race track. That’s pretty much all you need to know. Teams from various states across the Midwest compete for individual city and overall standings in the series. There are drag races, time trials, lap heats and endurance races as well. Here are some of the best photos of […]

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Images From Maker Faire Day 1

Images From Maker Faire Day 1

| July 27, 2013 | Reply

We had a great day at maker Faire Detroit today. There was so much going on it was hard to stop and grab information for longer posts. I am going to share some images and short descriptions for some of my favorite things of the day.

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Denso, The Company Who Created The QR Code Takes it To The Next Level [Maker Faire]

Denso, The Company Who Created The QR Code Takes it To The Next Level [Maker Faire]

| July 27, 2013 | Reply

QR codes as you know them are pretty much for relaying a small bit of data to whatever device you scan them with. Denso is the company that started QR codes. I had a brief conversation with Kevin Bradshaw, the ADC Business Development & Sales manager for the US. He was happy to take some […]

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Live at Maker Faire Detroit!

Live at Maker Faire Detroit!

| July 27, 2013 | Reply

We are on site and enjoying all there is to offer at Maker Faire Detroit. So far we have checked out some power wheels racing, robot wars, rockets launching and I even got my own personalized QR code with my face embedded. Right now, a small bit of rain is passing through so I figured […]

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Chromecast Has Already Toppled Roku, Apple As Amazon’s #1 Streaming Device

Chromecast Has Already Toppled Roku, Apple As Amazon’s #1 Streaming Device

| July 26, 2013 | Reply

It’s safe to say Google didn’t realize how wildly successful the Chromecast would be. Google offered three months of free Netflix with purchase, and could only offer it for about 18 hours because demand was so high. Chromecast is currently sold out on Google, Amazon and Best Buys websites, which places new orders weeks out […]

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We Will Be Covering Maker Faire Detroit Live!

We Will Be Covering Maker Faire Detroit Live!

| July 25, 2013 | Reply

Just as we have the previous two years, Gizmoninja will be on campus for Make Faire Detroit Saturday and Sunday. If you don’t know what Mker Faire is, the website describes the event as ”¬†an award winning, family friendly event celebrating technology, education, science, arts, crafts, engineering, food, sustainability, and more”. What you will see […]

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Google Introduces The Chromecast TV Device for just $35

Google Introduces The Chromecast TV Device for just $35

| July 24, 2013 | Reply

Google has introduced a dongle device that will pair your phone or tablet to your tv. It’s small, plugs right into an HDMI plug and will sync with any type of wireless device- Not just Androids. You can name a device which has Chromecast isntalled and beam Youtube videos direct with a new cast button. […]

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Google Announces Android 4.3

Google Announces Android 4.3

| July 24, 2013 | Reply

I m going to try to run down the features of Android 4.3 as the come in. Restricted profiles – Each user will have different save and content data across the platform. OpenGL|S3 Support. Bluetooth Smart Netflix with 1080p support Coming to all current Nexus and Google Edition devices New Google Apps: Drive with document […]

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Google Announces The New Nexus 7

Google Announces The New Nexus 7

| July 24, 2013 | Reply

No real surprises here. Google has just dropped the new Nexus 7. And that’s what its called. The new device is thinner, narrower and lighter. A rear camera has been added and the rear has maintained a soft finished while dropping the dot patters. New N7 will have a 1920×1200 1080p resolution which brings it […]

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Here Is The Link To The Google Press Event Livestream

Here Is The Link To The Google Press Event Livestream

| July 24, 2013 | Reply

We will give you some regular reports about the upcoming new Nexus you already know about as well s Android 4.3, but if you have the time to watch some live video of today’s big Google announcements here you go:   httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZzS6BxHEns As you see there are already over 10,000 viewers an hour early. I […]

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