QuickDraw Fast-Changing Belt-Mounted Lens Bayonets Are Totally Awesome [Kickstarter]

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I imagine that every SLR user ever will want the QuickDraw.

QuickDraw is about as apt a name for a gadget as any we’ve ever seen. And the why-didn’t-I-think-of-that obviousness extends to its function: Quickdraw is a lens bayonet that hangs on your belt and lets you clip any spare lenses around your waist, read to for – you guessed it – a quick draw.

Mobi-Lens, A Photographic Clothespin For Your iPhone, iPad, Whatever [Kickstarter]

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Mobi-Lens: Like the Olloclip, only more promiscuous.
Mobi-Lens: Like the Olloclip, only more promiscuous.

If I owned an iPhone, then I’d already have bought the Olloclip lens, a clip on widget which adds fisheye, macro and wideangle lenses to the iPhone using a slip-over clip. It’s impossible to line it up wrong, and it fits in a pocket or bag. But I don’t have an iPhone. I have an iPad. And I hate futzing around with all the magnetic lenses I have: they’re easy to lose, easy to get dirty and impossible to line up. What I need is a Mobi-Lens, a universal clip-on lens from Kickstarter.

Could A PIN On Shutdown Deter iPhone Thieves?

Cabel proves once again what a smart guy he is
Cabel proves once again what a smart guy he is

Sasser, co-founder of Panic software, has had a fantastic idea to make stealing iPhones pretty useless. Most savvy thieves know that when you find or steal a smartphone, you shut it down immediately. This stops it being tracked by the carrier and – in the case of the iPhone – it stops the user from tracking it, or wiping it from afar.

Cabel’s incredibly simple idea would stop this from happening.