He even says it's sturdy enough to hold the gargantuan Galaxy Note. Unfortunately, we don't get to see this feat, instead only seeing the product gripping an iPhone 4 and an HTC Incredible inside a case, but it holds on to both with an impressive grip, even upside down.
The rest of the Slingshot, namely the handle, is a multipurpose tool. When you're taking mobile video with your mobile phone, the handle gives you control of the device with a single hand, leaving the other hand free to manipulate controls, or to simply reduce camera shake. If you just want to take a steady, up-close video, two small legs pop out of the handle and create a makeshift tiny tripod.
The design is one of those ideas that's so clever, we're left to wonder why no one thought of it sooner.
Of course, a handle with a ball joint or a tiny plastic tripod is no replacement for your expensive professional tripod with all the bubble levels and gyroscopic doodads that keep everything level. Check out the source link if you want in on this action. In the meantime, I'll be pawning off all this useless and expensive video and camera equipment I bought over the last five years because I'm a chump. Source: Kickstarter.
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With Slingshot Mobile you have the price certainty of a prepay mobile service, with the convenience of being billed on your monthly Slingshot invoice. The Slingshot SIM is easy to set up.
Just snap out the right size, dial to activate it and then register it at mobile. Slingshot Mobile is provided via the Spark network. You can bring your own number too so long as it's a NZ mobile of course! Slingshot Mobile Slingshot makes everything including mobile super easy, and it's a great value.
Leave your details. Slingshot is the second app from Creative Labs, a new initiative inside Facebook to encourage employees to take creative risks and speed up innovation at the giant social network. A news reader called Paper was the first app to come out of Creative Labs. It has not gained a big following. Facebook has not said how many people have downloaded Paper but says users read an average of 80 stories a day.
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More apps are in the works. Facebook has said it plans to release several apps from Creative Labs this year. The Facebook employees behind Slingshot say it will operate just like a startup, just inside a massive, multibillion-dollar company. You sign up for Slingshot with your phone number and you do not need a Facebook account. With Slingshot, Facebook is betting it can pull off the "Slingshot" maneuver in auto racing in which a drafting car accelerates past the car in front of it by taking advantage of reserve power.