Stuck in tra;c after work? No
worries. Never burn dinner again.
The Gear 360 merges images taken with two 180°
wide-angle lenses to create 360° shots and videos.
Photographers can hit record on the orb-shaped
Gear 360 itself or use the smartphone app on a
compatible Samsung Galaxy phone to adjust white
balance, exposure, and more before capturing images. The best part is viewing the footage: friends
and family can pan around 360° videos uploaded to
Facebook, You Tube, or the Google Street View app.
If you’re feeling extra generous, you could also add
a head-mounted Samsung Gear VR so the giftee
has a more immersive way to take in 360° content.
FOR THE SOCIAL;MEDIA FIEND
Samsung Gear 360
A camera for the
novice in all of us.
Boil-in-a-bag has gone high tech. The Anova Precision Cooker attaches to the side of any old kitchen
pot to heat water and circulate it evenly, allowing for
perfectly moist, tender meals prepared in the sous
vide style (as long as food is sealed in an airtight
plastic bag). Thanks to Bluetooth connectivity and
a companion app for Android and iPhone, chefs can
start cooking and monitor water temperature from
another room. For $20 more, you can spring for the
Wi-Fi-enabled model, which connects to a home
network so it can be controlled from afar.
FOR THE SERIOUS CHEF
Anova Precision Cooker