Data Sheet: Machine Networks

You’ll have noticed (let’s hope) that Tested Technology is one of those rare Web publications that doesn’t hit you in the eye with adverts every chance it gets. No ads at all, in fact. No affiliate links, either. Just straightforward, practical reviews that tell you what we did with the product and how that worked out after some fairly intense testing and real-life use. These reviews are written for you, our readers, not on behalf… Now read on…

PNY Technologies Festival Survival Kit

An unusual review, this: a bunch of stuff from PNY Technologies described as a “Festival Survival Kit”, no doubt inspired by the recent mud of Glastonbury. There’s an entry-level sample from PNY’s range of mobile phone battery packs together with a Lightning cable for iPhone users, a 4-in-1 lens kit to supplement your phone’s camera, and an ingenious and very nicely made car mount for your phone that attaches to any front panel air vent.… Now read on…

Instagram Hyperlapse

Fans of Koyaanisqatsi, the beautifully filmed but essentially plot-less movie, will be excited to learn that an app has been made to mimic the style. The inventor of Instagram’s new app, Hyperlapse, was inspired by the work of cinematographer Ron Fricke. Fricke’s movies often feature slowly panning shots that have been speeded up. Typical scenes are traffic, crowds, herds of animals, insects and so on. The equipment required to achieve that is complex, panning so… Now read on…