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“The Vessyl with the pestle has the brew that is true…”

on Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Most of our appliances communicate with us now, so it was only a matter of time before our dinnerware did too. The Vessyl, created by a company called Mark One, is a 13 ounce cup that contains sensors which can determine the type of drink (including sodas, alcohol, smoothies, tea, coffee, etc.) as well asRead More…

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Would you believe – bike fenders you can carry on a keychain?

on Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

If you’re a bike commuter, you know how a sudden rainstorm can wreck your day.  If your bike doesn’t have a rear fender, you can end up with mud, water, or road grease sprayed up the back of your clothing – not how you want to show up for a meeting or your work day.Read More…

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Get more GOOOOALS with the miCoach Smart Ball

on Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Adidas has created the miCoach Smart Ball for young and adult soccer players who are serious about improving various dead ball shot skills (i.e. penalty kicks, goal kicks, corner kicks, etc.). The sensors inside the ball monitor statistics like speed, power, spin, impact points, and trajectory, which are then sent via Bluetooth 4.0 to theRead More…

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Squeaky clean pores with Luna Mini

on Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Perhaps one of the most important beauty/maintenance regimens you can do is taking care of the skin on your face.  Everyone is prone to the occasional breakout due to clogged pores or bacteria buildup.  The Luna Mini is a skincare device that utilizes “sonic pulsations” to break up the bacteria, oil, and makeup that cause breakouts,Read More…

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Trim your beard with a laser

on Thursday, June 5th, 2014

The Philips Norelco BT9285/41 9100 Beard Trimmer doesn’t use a laser to actually cut the hair, but it does have a pop-up attachment that shines a laser guideline on your face for straight edging of the beard.  (This is a Class 1 laser, so it’s safe for the eyes.)  It has 17 length adjustments that lockRead More…

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Salutron LifeTrak Zone C410 activity tracker watch review

on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

One year ago I reviewed the LifeTrak Core C200 activity tracker watch from Salutron. For the money, that watch offered a nice selection of features with an equally nice price. Their latest activity tracker watch is the Zone C410. It adds two features that were missing in the previously reviewed model: wireless data syncing andRead More…

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Eliminate your jellyfish posture

on Saturday, May 31st, 2014

By now we all know that sitting at a desk all day is disastrous for our health.  It’s no longer uncommon to see a stability ball tucked underneath a co-worker’s desk in place of a traditional chair.  Having attempted ball-as-chair at home, my biggest complaint was that the moment I got up, the ball rollsRead More…

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#ad Faveable Lists: Twenty fitness gadgets that really work

on Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

There are a lot of fitness gadgets on the market these days, and Faveable has created a list of some good ones that will complement your workouts.  They cover everything from wearable fitness and health monitors, to GPS watches, earphones for workouts, to GPS watches, and smart scales.  They feature a smart fork that worksRead More…

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The Skylock is a smart bike lock

on Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

My daughter is going to college in the fall, and that means we’re making lists of things she’ll need to take with her.  She’s thinking about taking a bike for the trek from the freshman dorms to her classes, and that means she’ll need a bike lock.  A lock like the Skylock would make herRead More…

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The epill Cadex Platinum medication alarm watch for women

on Sunday, May 25th, 2014

Although epill also makes medication alarm watches in unisex and in children’s models, this Cadex Platinum watch is designed for women.  The watch has a silver case and a stretchy band with silver-colored beads for a dressier look.  You can set up to 12 alarms to remind you to take medication, perform medical tests, orRead More…

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Prevent computer eye strain with these glasses

on Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

I’m apparently lucky, but I never seem to be bothered by staring at a computer or tablet screen for hours.  I know many people are plagued with eye strain, dry eyes, headaches, and the like after using a computer for a while.  I’m not sure what can prevent the eye strain, other than taking breaks,Read More…

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#ad Faveable lists top 2014 cooking gadgets for a healthier lifestyle

on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Welcome back to another edition of partnered content from Faveable. This time around the editors at Faveable have turned their attention to cooking gadgets which help you to get  healthy and hopefully stay that way. Everyone knows that diet plays a very important role in your healthy. So it’s only fitting that you invest in the right toolsRead More…

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Withings Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor review

on Monday, May 19th, 2014

High blood pressure (hypertension) can be a silent killer that sneaks up on you with a POW! One minute you feel fine and then next minute you’ve had a stroke, a heart attack or kidney failure. To prevent these problems, it’s best to be proactive and check your blood pressure on a regular basis. But howRead More…

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Change your toothbrush and improve the world

on Monday, May 19th, 2014

You know you’re supposed to change toothbrushes every three months for optimum cleaning – and more frequently if you’ve been sick to prevent re-infecting yourself.  But do you ever feel guilty about throwing away all that plastic in the handle?  With a GreenerStep toothbrush, you won’t feel guilty, because you keep the handle and replaceRead More…

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Nutrition becomes easier with the Prep Pad smart food scale

on Friday, May 16th, 2014

If it’s time to get serious about what you put into your body, consider the Prep Pad from The Orange Chef Co. The Prep Pad is a smart food scale that pairs with your iPad and the Countertop iOS app to show the nutritional breakdown of food in a simple, easy to understand way. TheRead More…

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Protect your skin with the JUNE sun monitor

on Friday, May 16th, 2014

The “jewel” on the bracelet seen here is actually a sun exposure monitor from Netatmo.  JUNE isn’t just for when you are on the beach or at the pool; it’s to be worn for your entire day.  It measures the total amount of sun exposure you get while you go about your day – runningRead More…

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#ad Faveable lists top grooming accessories for men

on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Everybody wants to look their best, and gadget-loving guys like to use gadgets to help them look good.  There are a lot of grooming gadgets out there, and they don’t always work as advertised, so a little guidance as to what’s best is always welcome.  Faveable has compiled a list of the top gadget’s thatRead More…

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Snag a copy of “Best Fitness Tracker Bands of 2014″

on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Best Fitness Tracker Bands of 2014 is a free 64 page guide that covers a diverse group of activity trackers. They compare quite a few trackers that we’ve already reviewed here on The Gadgeteer like the Withings Pulse, Jawbone Up, Misfit Shine and others. But then they also talk about several trackers that I’ve never even heard ofRead More…

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It may be impossible to swallow, but The Pill can make your golf game healthier

on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

As a golfer I am always looking for useful tools and ways to improve my game. When looking for training aids, ideally they should offer some form of instant feedback, a way to tell if you are doing it right or wrong. The Pill from The Pill Golf is one tool that meets that criteria.Read More…

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Griffin intros new line of wearable accessories for activity trackers

on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Griffin has just announced their first line of wearable accessories for popular fitness trackers from Fitbit, Jawbone, Misfit and Sony that combine fashion with comfort and usefulness. Their new products include the Ribbon Wristband ($19.99 for a 2-pack) that accommodates the Fitbit Flex, Fitbit One or Sony Smartband in its concealed pocket. Also available are CapsRead More…

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This alarm can help you remember your medicine

on Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

If you or a loved one has a lot of medicine to take daily, you may already be familiar with MedCenter.  They make pill organizer systems, like the ones seen in the top photos, that can hold up to four separate doses for up to 31 days, depending on the system.  If the patient hasRead More…

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Smilesaver will make sure your smile is perfect

on Monday, May 5th, 2014

We’ve all been there, lunch out with the friends, then back to an important meeting at the office. After the meeting, you make a quick trip to the restroom and happen to smile at yourself in the mirror and that’s when you see it… A big honking piece of broccoli stuck between your teeth. YouRead More…

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Women’s workout shirts with pockets for your gear

on Monday, May 5th, 2014

If armbands for you phone or MP3 player aren’t for you, maybe you’d prefer to carry your gear on your chest.  With the  Power Pouch Long Tank from Gracie’s Gear, you’ll have a three-compartment zippered pocket on your chest that can hold your phone, MP3 player, key, ID, or whatever you take with you.  TheRead More…

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Drive your way to a smoother head: the HeadBlade ATX

By: Mark Rosengarten
on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

I hate my hair.  Words cannot describe how much I detest my thin, sparse hair.  I’ve never been able to grow it to my satisfaction but now it just looks awful.  If I grew it long I would look like a crazy radiation victim.  So what do I do?  I shave my head.  This isRead More…

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LeapBand is a fitness and activity tracker for kids

on Friday, May 2nd, 2014

There are a lot of fitness trackers on the market to encourage adults to work on their fitness, but there hasn’t been such a product for children before now.  LeapFrog’s new LeapBand is a fitness tracker for children ages 4-7 that encourages active play and healthy habits with a customizable pet pal.  Audio instructions help non-readers followRead More…