Sure, you can get a Captain America 3-chambered cup at Dunkin Donuts to let everyone know that you are a fan, but when the drink is gone, you get a strange cup useful only for recycling. For those heavy duty fans, Coloud is offering CA headphones, printed with 3D rubber patches, adjustable headband and a 3.5mm jack. And if your fave hero is Wolverine or Iron Man, they got that covered as well.
You can go to a fast food restaurant and get some token tie-in to the latest "Transformers 3" movie, or you can be like Razer and come up with a commemorative DeathAdder Mouse, or 4 to be exact. Each has an ergonomic right-handed design with a 3.5G infrared sensor. The company also has dual-sided Mouse Pads for the super-obsessed.
Logitech's portable HD Webcam simplifies video calling for both Mac and PC. The C615 is fold and go, has autofocus and 360º rotation. Call in HD 720p in 16:9 wide screen on Skype, FaceTime, Logitech Vid HD and Windows Live Messenger. The camera can also be used with Yahoo! Messenger, iChat and AIM. Uploading of video and photos is super simple with one click.
With more viewing going on in the family vehicle that is already built-in, there is less demand for battery run portable viewers, but Toshiba would like to recapture the market with the 19" Regza 19P2. The 1366×768 res LCD TV has a backlit panel with a 1000:1 contrast ratio, a HDMI port and D4 input. Its lithium ion battery is good for about 5 hours, 3 if you want to use the integrated 1Seg tuner. The device is low energy rated, can be programmed to charge only during peak hours, includes a remote to switch to AC and comes out first in Japan next month with a price rumored to be $499.99.
Eye-Fi's latest Mobile X2 Wireless Memory holds 8GB of data and allows you to connect your digital camera to smartphone or tablet while automatically storing during upload. The Direct Mode and app sends videos and photos and gives users the ability to edit. Users get an Eye-Fi account to store the information.
Tivoli has been making audio systems for a decade. The team of Henry Kloss and Tom DeVesto have built many of wood with their unique big knobs, analog faces and retro style. In honor of their 10th anniversary, the company has created the
Model 10, a tabletop system with a mono base (that can be turned to stereo with an extension box,) a 3" shielded speaker and rear bass port. Choose between finishes for your audio box that has an LCD display and rubber wheel for on/off control, volume control, AM/FM select and aux inputs. A remote comes with the classy looking 7.95" x 4.61" x 4.61" radio.
Plants vs. Zombies fans who don't have an iPhone can rejoice as it is coming out for Android by the end of the month. The PopCap game comes with a price of $2.99, but head for Amazon's AppStore on May 31 and you can get it for free!
URC has released a new and improved inexpensive remote for those who tire of using/losing multiple controls. My Favorite Remote has a bright display, has easy setup (no PC) and can learn from other remotes. Choose up to 18 components with single button macros and 48 preset channels. The R40 remote comes with four AA batteries with a life of 18 hours and warns you if power is low and, should you accidentally have it on too long, has Sofa Mode to shut it down. The only thing missing here seems to be a lost "clap-on" alert.
Verbatim has released its Store 'n Go "SuperSpeed." The small, lightweight device attaches via USB 3.0 and is available in 500GB, 750GB and 1TB models. The company promises a speed of 10x faster for backup and transfer with 3.0 but that remains to be seen.
Motorola has recently reduced the price on one of its Bluetooth stereo headsets by more than 50%. The S305 is compatible with iPod/iPhones and other phones and music players, and can work for up to 6.5 hours before needing a charge. With an operating range of up to 33 ft., it has an on ear control for volume/play and can toggle between tracks or accept incoming calls.