Friday, March 30, 2018

Random pictures - da Vinci


"A collection of papers written in Italian by Leonardo da Vinci (b. 1452, d. 1519), in his characteristic left-handed mirror-writing (reading from right to left), including diagrams, drawings and brief texts, covering a broad range of topics in science and art, as well as personal notes..."

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Kickstarter contributions


Indiegogo contributions

Green-highlighted are items where the project actually delivered (!); yellow-highlighted those that have been more ephemeral thus far (note: a few still put out periodic 'updates,' for example the Rufus Cuff and Bright Switch, both from 2014!) A few have been outstanding, such as the Canary and the watches I've backed! 


Saturday, March 17, 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Rylo - first look

Received my Rylo, a 360-degree camera. Here are the technical specifications, the Rylo FAQ, and the Ultimate Guide to the Rylo by The 360 Guy


Press the release button to pop open the Rylo, insert the included rechargeable Li-ion battery, and then plug the charging cable into the micro-USB port.. Then you are ready to go!

You need to download your flavor (iOS, Android) of the Rylo app (there currently isn't desktop software), and connect your Rylo to your phone with the included cable (note: they provide both micro-USB-micro-USB and micro-USB-USB-C cables for Android...). It connects, runs you through some videos with quick instructions of the main features, and then it's ready to go...


The settings screen: