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App: The Human Story by Story & Pixel

In Kickstarter, Tech by Brandon

Normally on Back This we feature some trinket or physical product, but, for the first time, we are featuring a film.  App: The Human Story is a documentary featuring interviews with tons of different developers, journalists, and designers.

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Nomad NomadClip Carabiner

In Gear, Tech by Brandon

Nomad, the maker of the NomadKey (née ChargeKey) that we love, has announced a new product called the NomadClip. They have also redesigned their website and rebranded all of their products to include the Nomad moniker, the naming is as follows: NomadClip, NomadKey & NomadCard which are shaped like a carabiner, house key & credit card respectively. 

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[CES2014]: Razer Nabu Smartband

In CES, Tech by Brandon

At CES Razer announced the Nabu smartband and its corresponding developer kit. The Nabu is a dual-screened smartband that looks pretty similar to a Nike+ Fuelband SE. Although the looks may be similar, the functions can be very different. Razer seeks to take control of the smartband world with a device that may end up being the best smart wearable device …

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[CES2014]: FLIR ONE iPhone Thermal Imaging Case

In CES, Tech by Brandon

Today at CES we got our first look at FLIRs awesome new thermal imaging iPhone case called the FLIR ONE. FLIR markets the ONE as the world’s first thermal imaging iPhone case, and we were hard-pressed to find an alternative.  The ONE is quite an awesome piece of equipment, in the brief hands on time we got today we really …

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CasePower A5i PowerCase for iPhone 5/5s Review

In Reviews, Tech by Brandon

Today to review, we have the CasePower PowerCase for the iPhone 5 and 5s. We have reviewed plenty of battery packs here at SupplyDrop, but we have not yet reviewed a battery case, and I was excited when we got the opportunity. The CasePower PowerCase is advertised as a thin battery pack that provides over 2 full charges (2400mAh) to …

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Azumio Argus Motion Tracking App Review

In Reviews, Tech by Brandon

With the release of the iPhone 5s (and the iPad Air), Apple added the M7 motion coprocessor. The M7 chip isolates the motion tracking functionality that used to be built in to the main chipset, this means that the motion tracking instruments — the accelerometers, gyroscopes, and compasses— now do not require the main chip to be powered on, thereby …

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Lima: the brain of your devices

In Kickstarter, Tech by Brandon

In this installment of Back This we are looking into the Lima storage system. The Lima promises to centralize all of your files, making a personal and private filesystem that you can access from anywhere. The Lima device itself is quite plain, just a simple box that you plug in to both your router and an external hard drive. The …

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Legion – The Battery Reinvented

In Kickstarter, Tech by Brandon

Today we launch a new section on SupplyDrop, Back This. Back This will be a collection of what projects our writers are backing on Kickstarter. For those of you unfamiliar with Kickstarter, Kickstarter is a site that allows for crowd-funding. In other words, if you have an idea but you know that it would take a significant amount of startup …