Nikon Patents a “Smart” Water Bottle



Of all the odd patents I’ve seen from camera companies, this one is near the top of the list.

A recent patent application from Nikon (USPTO No. 14/407,791) reveals that the company has developed a smart water bottle that communicates via NFC with a smart watch (like the Apple Watch) to both measure the fluid intake from the body and can communicate with a health app to determine if the person needs to take in more fluid. [Read more…]

Nikon D5500 2-Lens Kit for $689 – Deal Alert

Nikon D5500

ebay (via All New Shop) has the Nikon D5500 with the AF-S 18-55mm VR lens and the AF-S 55-200mm VR lens for $689 (reg. $1299) in limited quantity. Check it out here on ebay.

Also, read my Nikon D5500 Review.

Note: This is labeled as a gray market item with a 1-year seller warranty. At the time of this post, ebay seller AllNewShop has a positive feedback rating of 99.7%.