Technology

July 16, 2018

Robotic “Smart” Planter Chases the Sun to Keep Its Succulent in Sunlight

Have you ever noticed how a plant instinctively grows towards the sunlight? Called heliotropism, it’s a phenomenon where leaves point in the direction of the light—the source of their nutrients. Most of the time, you’ve got to position your plants just right so that they are getting the food they need. But thanks to an adorable little robot, you’ll never worry about your plants getting too little or too much sun again.

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June 12, 2018

Canon’s Most Popular 70-200mm Lenses Get an Overhaul

Canon junkies will want to start saving their pennies, as the company has just released revamped models of their popular 70-200 zoom lenses. The Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM and Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM serve professional and advanced amateur photographers respectively and are always both in high demand. They’re currently available for preorder on Adorama, so let’s take a look at what makes each lens so special. Canon 70-200mm f/2.

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May 4, 2018

Iconic TLR Rolleiflex Camera Is Coming Back as an Instant Camera

As a throwback to the era of film photography, German brand Rollei have recently revived their classic twin lens reflex (TLR) camera range with the new Rolleiflex Instant Kamera. Launched on Kickstarter this month, the new TLR retains the iconic look of the original model from 1927, but has been updated with modern features.

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April 20, 2018

Electric Vespa Reimagines Classic Italian Vehicle With a Futuristic Twist

Italian industrial designer Giulio Iacchetti gives a nod to the original 1946 Vespa with his concept for a sleek, minimalist electric bike. The beloved Italian scooter is reimagined as the Vespampère, with Iacchetti linking past and present for a forward-thinking vehicle designed for better riding in urban environments. Over the years, the Vespa has become increasingly bulky, but Iacchetti’s proposed electric motor allows him to remove lateral side panels for a slimmed down version.

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