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nfcTack 2.0 – Simplify Smartphone with NFC & Nano Suction

nfcTack is a uniquely designed, patent pending, small NFC chip embedded in a flexible nano suction pad. nfcPad is a larger nfcTack for mounting smartphone on flat surfaces like fridge, tiles or glass window.

nfcTack utilizes a nano suction pad instead of a sticky adhesive. Nano suction pads adhere to most hard, flat and non-porous surfaces as long as the surfaces are not non-stick material like silicone, Teflon or polyethylene. Nano suction pads use microscopic suction pores to grip onto surfaces. They do not use any adhesive, yet their adherence is very strong and they leave no residue.

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Roadie Tuner: the ultimate guitarist tool

Roadie tunes your guitar quickly and accurately. It informs you of the quality of your strings and recommends restringing as soon as the tone quality deteriorates.
While beginner guitarists need a simple way to overcome the frustration of making their instrument sound good, more advanced players value the precision, speed, and ability to quickly switch between customizable alternate tunings.
Band Industries incorporated all these features and many more into Roadie. Your guitar will now have a fuller sound than ever before and you can spend more time learning, playing, and composing your own music. Roadie Tuner pairs with a FREE app on your smartphone, iPod or tablet through Bluetooth 4.0 smart. All the audio processing happens on the smartphone which sends tuning commands to Roadie. With Roadie, tuning your instrument becomes easier than ever, less error prone, and far more accurate than manual tuning.

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Quasar IV:The World’s First Self-Authenticated Cipherphone

The Quasar IV is a phone that safeguards the user’s digital identity with self-authenticated verification. All data exchanges between Quasar IVs are protected by trusted-authentication technology. Your private identity key is encrypted in a hardware chip, making unauthorized access to data extremely difficult. More than that, The Quasar IV comes with 128GB of secure cloud storage. The QuaCloud app is located in the QuaWorks section of the phone.

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Ubuntu Edge: Smartphone and Desktop PC in One State-of-the-art Device

The Ubuntu Edge project aims to provide cutting-edge technologies for the mobile phone industry – a low-volume, high-technology platform, crowdfunded by enthusiasts and mobile computing professionals. One of the purposes of the project is to adopt new technologies and drive them down into the mainstream. And at the heart of this beautifully crafted smartphone all is convergence: connect to any monitor and this Ubuntu phone transforms into an Ubuntu PC, with a fully integrated desktop OS and shared access to all files. The Ubuntu Edge is a superphone, that will drive the next generation of personal computing.

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Keasy – Touch-Typing On Your Touch Screen

Keasy is a case for your smartphone with a built in keyboard. When you need the keyboard, you simply slide it out from the back of the case, and slide it into position on the front. Once in place, It covers the on-screen keyboard, allowing you to actually feel the individual keys while you’re typing.

With a transparent keyboard, you’ll easily be able to find and enter punctuation marks and symbols. In fact, the Keasy keyboard app has a slightly modified symbol keyboard to ensure that each symbol matches up with a button. This app has already been created and will be available for free of course when Keasy starts shipping. The app will offer various language options soon, and since the keyboard is transparent, it’ll work with those layouts too.

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Neutron Radiation Detection for your Smartphone (iOS/Android)

The neuPhone is a neutron detector for smartphones. It can be used to find and learn about neutron radiation, a radiation different than gamma. This detector is attached to a smartphone and looks like a heavy duty case. It is synchronized with a special application on a smartphone and shows a radiation level right in the screen.

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Fuel: The world’s smallest cell phone charger

The Devotec Fuel Micro Charger is the smallest emergency phone charger, and its 220 milliAmp hour battery is designed to give you around 20 – 30 minutes extra talk time, or up to a few hours more standby, depending on how you use your cell phone. Perfect for when you have had an unexpected delay, or haven’t been able to fully charge your phone, and you need to make a few calls, send a work email or use your GPS and maps function to find your way home. The Fuel Micro charger is the world’s smallest cell phone recharging device. And it is absolutely tiny- just 1.3 by 0.9 by half an inch. It’s so small that it can sit easily on your keyring, you can slip it into the 5th pocket of your jeans, or even have it hanging off your cellphone.

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EMBRACE+, smart notification bracelet for iPhone and Android

Customize notifications for incoming calls, texts, social media apps and more with the stylish EMBRACE+ bracelet and stay connected! Product was developed by Paul Hornikx and Rudi Beijnen,Seattle,WA. This project was posted on KickStarter on February 20, 2013 and reached the deadline without achieving its funding goal on…

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Helios Bluetooth Light Controller (LC1)

What if your environment responded to you? Imagine waking up in a gently lit room in the middle of winter instead of the pitch black. Or your office lights turning on as you arrive in the morning and off when you leave at the end of the day. At Helios (company from Vancouver, Canada) they imagine people living and working in such a world. The LC1 is the light controller, that lets you control the lights from your smartphone and allows your environment to detect your presence and respond to you. The project was launched on KickStarter on the 5th of February 2013, but unfortunately 300,000$ haven’t been raised, because the project was cancelled by the creator.

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Scandock: The Post-PC Scanner

Many people have to scan documents at work. Nick Warnock and Art Booppanon from Atiz Innovation, Los Angeles, CA, developed a product for those who scan at work, want professional quality output, and hate flatbeds – Scandock. A post-PC scanner for a post-PC world. Scandock utilizes your smartphone and is the fastest and the most efficient way to scan.
KickStarter campaign was launched on January 13, 2013 with the goal to raise $100,000. The project was successfully funded on February 12, 2013 because over $106 000 was pledged.

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