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iKazoo Android controller hits indiegogo

There are no shortages of external controllers for Android devices for things like gaming and other needs. A new controller is now up for pre-order called the iKazoo and it is called the most versatile entertainment assistant ever. The controller is able to function as a voice, breath, or touch controller for Android devices.

Google Shoes take Android to your foot

This week at the fabulous and varied series of events known as South by Southwest down in Austin, Texas, Google has made it clear that they're not getting in to the fashion business - but they're not letting up when it comes to experimental implementation of technology, all the same. With the brand new "Talking Shoes" integrated in to a fabulous pair of Adidas high-tops you'll find yourself understanding rather quickly what it's like when smart technology implementation goes strange - and if you're lucky, you'll find out how to make a pair for yourself, too.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 GT-P8220 Bluetooth certification arrives

Details have slowly been leaking for the Galaxy Tab 3 and while we have seen several possible model numbers mentioned, we have yet to see any sort of official announcement from Samsung. Some had believed the announcement was going to happen during Mobile World Congress, but as we now know, that was not the case. Anyway, while it would be nice to talk of word from Samsung, it looks like we have additional details coming from a recently discovered Bluetooth SIG filing.

Evidence for new Vertu Android phone piles up

Earlier today, we heard a rumor that claimed a new Vertu phone is in the works. The rumor essentially said that two major things will be changing with this latest Vertu phone. First, the Vertu brand will drop Symbian in favor of Android, and second, this latest Vertu phone will be far less expensive that previous iterations (though it's still going to cost an arm and a leg). Fast forward to now, and we're hearing new details about the device.

HTC Mini announced as a remote for your smartphone

Today we've learned that HTC is set to offer a new device called the HTC Mini with purchases of their impressive 5-inch HTC Butterfly smartphone. This isn't a smartwatch that will sync to your smartphone, instead it's basically a mini phone -- for your phone. The HTC Mini is an NFC-equipped remote control and handset that can do all sorts of things, and even make calls.

MeCam $49 helicopter follows you and streams live video to your Android

A company you've probably heard of before called Always Innovating is working on a pretty awesome little project for smartphones. It's called the MeCam and is essentially a mini helicopter they're calling a Nano-Copter complete with video recording and streaming capabilities. The MeCam is designed to follow you around and record every moment. You can stream that video right to your Android phone and even share it to your social site of preference or YouTube.

Satechi Bluetooth Smart Pointer remote launches with support for Android

Satechi has announced their latest product offering, the Bluetooth Smart Pointer. And while the name may not draw all that much in terms of excitement, when you think of the pointer as a remote, there is a bit more to talk about. That said, the Smart Pointer is compatible with Android devices and brings a multimedia mode and a presentation mode.

iLumi intelligent LED bulbs kick off Indiegogo campaign

There are a few intelligent light bulbs vying for your dollar at the moment, but before you dive in, you might want to give iLumi a look. The iLumi series of Bluetooth LED light bulbs have been in development for the past two years, and now they need your help in making it to market. The iLumi Team has created an Indiegogo campaign to secure funding for this new line up of intelligent LED bulbs, and they have 35 days left to reach their funding goal of $100,000.