News

crowdfund

This week I have news about four Kickstarter campaigns. Three of these products are things that I'd actually like to have and use. One of the products is kinda weird and I probably wouldn't use because I may be part vampire... Huh? You'll just have to click through to understand what I'm talking about. What [...]

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newlight-photo

Most of the artwork that I hang on my walls are photos that I've taken, had printed on a canvas and then framed. I think my artwork looks great, but these photos from NewLight are something brand new. NewLight uses patented cutting edge LED technology that lights photographs from within. The photos are only 5/16 [...]

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Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News
automatic-pro

Automatic has unveiled their newest connected car adapter, the Automatic Pro. Priced at $129.95, the Pro looks almost identical to previous versions of their adapter minus the new color scheme, but this new version has 3G connectivity. I know what you're thinking. Yay 3G connectivity, but boo for monthly subscription fees. Guess what? The Automatic [...]

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Posted in: Car Gear, News
tinderzip

Just when I thought I'd seen every product for stashing survival items on one's person, I ran across TinderZIP by Exotac. It's a clever little product that not only is an easy-to-install replacement zipper pull, the cord portion also includes a waterproof flammable core that provides a 60 second burn time when lit to help [...]

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Posted in: News, Outdoor Gear
kootek-tactical-flashlight

I love products that can do more than one thing and the Kootek Tactical Flashlight is one of those types of products. First of all, it's a flashlight that uses a CREE 800 Lumen LED that has 3 brightness levels, strobe, and beam focusing. The flashlight is powered by a rechargeable battery (AC adapter is [...]

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Posted in: News, Pocket Gear
walabot

Have you ever fantasized about having X-ray vision like Superman? The Walabot DIY will give you, or I should say your smartphone, that superpower. What is it? Walabot DIY is a device that uses 3D imaging technology to see through drywall, cement, and other materials to determine the location of pipes, wires, and even rodents’ [...]

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Posted in: Do-It-Yourself, How-To, News
carmoji

Why restrict your use of emoticons to only sending text messages to your friends with your smart phone when you can take them with you on your next road trip. The CarMoji is a car accessory that lets drivers send positive messages to other cars using remote controlled, light-up, emojis. The CarMoji installs on a [...]

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Posted in: Car Gear, News
weeview

Virtual reality is taking off in a big way, so why not get in on the fun and create your own 3D pictures and video. How can you do that? With Weeview's Eye-Plug 3D. This flash drive sized camera plugs into Android phones with a micro USB connector and allows easy capture of 3D video [...]

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Posted in: Android, Camera Gear, News
bookniture

The next time you need extra seating for guests, you can pull a book off your bookcase and voila, instant stool. No, I'm not delusional. It's called Bookniture, which is a clever name for these "books" that are made of kraft paper that opens up to create a weight-bearing stool that you can sit on. [...]

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Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News
amazon

Buckle up students (and parents), it's time to head back to school and college. Gearing up for either one can be a strain on your budget, so here are a few of Amazon's latest money-saving deals to help you find quality products that won't leave your wallet empty. Amazon Warehouse Deals (End date: 9/26) 15% off [...]

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week

Hello Gadgeteers, I hope everyone is having a good weekend so far. It's raining here in Southern Indiana, so it's been a lazy relaxing day watching movies and working on a few reviews. I'm really excited about the AcuRite smartHUB and sensors that I'm testing right now. I'm using it to track how much rain we're [...]

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iblade-smartcase

Modularity appears to be the latest trend in new smartphones. The LG G5 did it earlier this year with its unique slide in camera, battery and DAC. Now more recently, Motorola is taking a run at modularity by adding that feature to their new Moto Z phones with replaceable back covers, speaker, and a projector. [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, News
zoupet

If you live in a home with a sliding door, you know how convenient they are for going to and from your patio. But they can also be frustrating to use when your hands are full. Eric Gagnon thought so too, so he invented the Zoupet. What is it? It's foot operated door slider. Check [...]

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thermacell-proflex

It's hot and humid right now here in Southern Indiana where I'm located, but before we know it, the snow will be flying and we'll be wishing it was summer again. Cold weather makes me miserable because my internal thermostat is defective. Heck, I'm wearing a sweater right now and it's going to be over [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, News
tokyobay-watchkit

If you're the kind of person who has a favorite watch or watches that they like to wear on a regular basis, you may also like customizing it by switching out the watchbands. TOKYObay is now offering this watch repair toolkit for at home strap replacements and more. The kit comes with a selection of [...]

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Posted in: Do-It-Yourself, How-To, News, Watches and Clocks