1. The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 keeps you connected

There isn't much of a difference between the first generation Samsung Galaxy Camera and the soon-to-be released Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 – but for a roughly $500 price tag, you can expect better image quality.

In addition to the quality, the point-and-shoot camera will have a sleeker look, the ability to connect to a smartphone over WiFi, which can be used to share photos instantly to Facebook and Twitter. It also will have a faster processor.

Read more: Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: The Android franken-camera gets better brains (Gizmodo)

2. You're going to need a bigger boat....

If only Jaws had a Twitter account.

In Australia, more than 300 sharks have been tagged with transmitters that send a signal and a tweet when the sharks are approaching the shoreline. The tweet, which is sent when a predator is a half mile away, also notes the shark's size and breed.


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Read more: More than 300 sharks In Australia are now on Twitter (NPR)

3. This app helps you keep your fitness resolutions

Rather than just monitor how you're staying active, the FitStar app becomes part of your exercise routine. The app uses information you input about your body to tailor exercise programs just for you.

And a bonus, there are videos featuring Atlanta Falcons Tight End Tony Gonzalez to keep you motivated.

Read more: Five pull-ups too much? FitStar knows when to push(Wall Street Journal)

4. You'll freak out over these Bluetooth speakers

Soundfreaq has just unveiled a new set of Bluetooth speakers and alarm clocks that have longer battery lives, improved sound output and come with USB and audio ports. The price starts at $70 for the Sound Rise clock and for $100, you can check out the Jambox set.

Read more: Soundfreaq unveils its range of Bluetooth speakers for 2014 (Engadget)

5. Watch Vine videos in a new, old-fashioned way

We are living in a world of great technological advancements, so what is the latest machine that allows you to watch Vine videos in a new way? A hand-cranked one.

With the Vinelodeon, by using the hand crank you can watch Vine videos backwards, at any speed and frame by frame. Watch the video at the top of the page to check it out.

Read more: Hand-cranked video player adds analog flair to Vine clips (PSFK)