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September 2016

22 Sep

Our Absolute Favorite Audio Gear: Staff Picks

When it comes to audio gear, it can get a bit overwhelming trying to wade through all your options to choose the best device for you. Word of mouth reviews and recommendations from friends, family and trusted sources (like the Lumoid crew!) can be excellent ways to get insider knowledge that make your search for your perfect speaker or over-ear headphones just that much easier. From Audeze, Sennheiser and Sonos to Master & Dynamic, Sony and Technica, here are all of our all-time favorite audio devices, gear that's near and dear that we use everyday and can't seem to live without: Try all this wonderful audio today when you rent from Lumoid!...
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22 Sep

Dronesurfing Poised to Be the Next Big Aquatic Sport

dronesurfing
There’s drone photography, drone filmmaking, drone racing, drone dueling, and now, dronesurfing! Yes, you read that right – the newest craze when it comes to drones and their application in the world of sports is using the UAVs to surf and glide across the salty seas. The most similar sport to the growing phenomenon that is dronesurfing is kitesurfing, where those who partake hop on a board and are guided through the waters by holding onto a kite in motion. However, since this is 2016 and kites are so low-tech that they haven’t been used in anything really revolutionary since Benjamin Franklin discovered electricity with one, they are now being swapped out in favor of powerful drones. The sport originated from...
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22 Sep

Become a Pokémon Master with This Pokémon GO Wearable

Pokemon GO wearable
To say that Pokémon GO became an unexpected phenomenon is a bit of an understatement. It is, however, a testament to two things: the power of nostalgia and the technologic evolution of gaming and augmented reality. After a monstrous big bang of a launch, the craze surrounding Pokémon GO has died down a bit and the public and player fascination has waned, mostly due to a lack of updates. Makers Niantic Labs are trying to reignite the Poké craze, and while upgrades to the app itself don’t appear to be on the horizon much to the chagrin of players, the game is getting even techier if it’s possible. Trainers, meet the Pokémon GO Plus wearable! Starting September 16, Pokémon GO players...
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