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Cool Gadgets: Embrace Headphones, iPhone DSLR Lens Adapter, and Bionic Glasses

Written on July 09, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Gadgets are not just the smartphones and tablets that you usually see on the shelves, they can be an earphone, an DSLR lens adapter and bionic glasses.

There are a lot of cool being released by the giants of the electronics world. Most of them have been considered as the “must-have ” of 2011. However, there are some devices that are not known by common people. Though not as popular as today’s and smartphones, these never-before-seen offer features that are truly remarkable.


Released by Melbourne-based, BlueAnt Wireless, this Bluetooth-geared headphones allows users to experience an ‘absolute best sound that is not artificially manipulated’ every time they make calls or listen to the music. The so-called Embrace headphone highlights an adjustable EQ to suit your tastes, sealed and comfortable ear pads to make the music amplified, and metal and leather designs for that trendy look.

The headphones are able to connect to any device that uses a 3.5mm headphone port. Its wires can also be removed so it can be stored safely. The frequency range of Embrace is 20Hz to 20KHz, while its maximum power is up to 15mW. It has 40mm drivers and a cable which is compatible for remote inline. Aside from that, the headphones can be folded, making it easier to keep.


This adapter lets people use any Nikon or Canon DSLR lens with their iPhone. By attaching this adapter to your iPhone and DSLR lens (whether a Telephoto, wide angle, macro, or your fixed fifty lenses), you can control few settings, such as the depth of field and the manual focus.

The iPhone DSLR lens adapter also has loopholes on each end so you can put a strap, and hang it around your neck like what you usually do with your real DSLR camera. The device can now be purchased at the Photojojo website for only $190.

Bionic Glasses

These glasses, designed by the scientists at the Department of Neurology, have been created not only to improve the visions of the elderly, but also to showcase some features found in gaming gadgets, smartphones, and cameras.

As stated in a report: “The glasses have video cameras mounted at the corners to capture what the wearer is looking at, while a display of tiny lights embedded in the see-through lenses of the glasses feed back extra information about objects, people or obstacles in view.”

As of now, these bionic glasses are not yet available in the market. But if you are one of those people who wanted to buy this , better start saving your money now.


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