Batteries die quickly in my GoPro cameras. Wasabi Power's handy kit comes with 2 extra batteries and a wall wart.
I get around 1 hour of recording from a single battery, based on the settings our video editor Eric recommends. On a typical dive day of scuba diving I need several batteries, and if I am on a trip I'll need to recharge them again for the next day. This kit has me covered. GoPro ridiculously expects you to charge via the camera's USB. It takes forever.
There is also an adaptor for charging in your car. I have not used it.
Wasabi Power Battery (2-Pack) and New Charger for GoPro HD HERO3+, HERO3 and GoPro AHDBT-201, AHDBT-301, AHDBT-302
I asked Amy Parness, the co-founder of Sparkle Labs, maker of fantastic educational electronics kits, to write a Medium post about gender and the business of being a maker business person. Her terrific essay calls out the problems with “pink girly engineering kits.” From Medium:
Zero UI is the new term for “invisible interfaces”—what happens in the future when all the clicking and tapping and typing is history: “If you look at the history of computing, starting with the jacquard loom in 1801, humans have always had to interact with machines in a really abstract, complex way.” [Fast Company]
CEO Dick Costolo will resign, to be replaced in the interim by Jack Dorsey
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