Coolest Gadgets Playing with cool gadgets in the ongoing search for the Coolest Gadget Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:03:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Viio Smart Mirrors help you look even better Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:03:57 +0000 viio-smart-mirror“Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?” is a question that many an adult has heard in their younger days when tales and legends were shared by parents. Such stories captivated the imagination of the little ones, and to have a mirror that has a semblance of intelligence is definitely cool. Fast forward to the modern day, and do we have the equivalent of such a mirror? The answer would be a definite “Yes!”, although do not expect the kind of magic and spells that such an electronically powered device would have. Viio’s Smart Mirror range will help those who would like to look good, even better.

After all, each Viio smart mirror is LED-lit to keep up with the times, and it will also be able to play back music to help you get in the groove when you are grooming yourself to look your very best. An incoming phone call? Fret not, the Viio smart mirror is able to handle it via Bluetooth connectivity, letting you continue without being interrupted. The modern day connected home would definitely do well to have a Viio smart mirror in the mix!

There are three sizes available from Viio at the moment: Vezzo (24″x 32″), Vetta (24″x 64″) and Vero (30″ round). This particular suite of Viio mirrors can be purchased via Viio’s online store as well as at select Home Depot, Best Buy and Lowe’s stores. Those living in the US will have to wait until later this Spring for its availability.

All of the Viio smart mirrors will arrive with high-performing dual sound speakers as well as Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity, without breaking the bank. Other features include LED surround lighting, anti-fog capabilities, an aux connection, a 6-hour lithium-ion battery and permanent plug fixture, sporting a solid wood backing that clearly makes it worth an investment if you would like to spruce up your home.

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This Pop-Up Hot Dog Toaster might be going too far Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:30:22 +0000 Hot Dog Toaster

When you have a favorite food, you treat it like a delicacy. It doesn’t have to be something fancy and expensive like caviar or puffer fish, since most of the time we like to eat things that make us nostalgic anyhow. If you still love mac and cheese and hot dogs, your tastes have likely refined to a point where you can’t eat the hot garbage out of a box or the cheapest dogs in the store anymore, but that doesn’t mean you don’t know how to get your hands on grown-up versions of your childhood favorites.

While you don’t have to get this serious, I don’t think anyone would judge you too harshly for buying this Retro Pop-Up Hot Dog Toaster. This is a toaster as you know them, but it is built specifically to toast two hot dogs and two buns that are of average size. None of that foot-long business like you might find at a county fair.

This has an adjustable cooking timer, as well as a stop cooking button, much like the toaster you likely already have at home. Since you’ll burn the skin off your fingers if you try to touch the meat, this comes with mini tongs. There’s also a drip tray for crumbs and grease that will undoubtedly follow after the heating process. This is a $25 purchase, but for those with a larger appetite or a family to feed, there’s a 4-dog version that will cost you $49.99.

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Abilix unveils quartet of programmable robots for the young ones Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:00:46 +0000 abilixMany people might think that programmable robots are meant for adults, as the younger ones do not have the kind of knowledge or basics required in order to get the job done. Abilix thinks otherwise, and would like to use robots to help children get into the programming groove from a very young age itself. In fact, Abilix decided that one is not enough — and hence, they have rolled out four of these educational robots.

The Brick series Krypton will come with a unique six-face attachable system. This would provide plenty of leeway for mechanical creation, allowing the child’s imagination to run free as they come up with any kind of models that they desire. Krypton will also be equipped with a powerful controller and voice recognition and face recognition capabilities as added value.

As for the mobile series Oculus, it looks really fancy on the outside with rich sensors and actuators to boot. Not only that, it has the smarts within to match its looks, sporting powerful programming apps alongside a cyclone dust-collecting system. This places the Oculus as the leading mobile series educational robot in the market, and is the only automatic vacuum cleaner to date that is able to sweep in a random manner.

For the flying series Iris, it is the first flying series educational robot in the world that has been specially designed for preteens and teens. Arriving with many original core technologies, it works great in terms of safety, drop resistance and collision avoidance. There is a fully-enclosed protective technology as well as 360° obstacle avoidance technology, making sure that the children will remain safe and sound during its operation. The damage-free after dropping technology does its bit to ensure the robot does not end up being too frail should it fall from somewhere high.

Last but not least, the 2-DOF hip joint motor found in the Humanoid series Everest enables it to walk around like a human being, as well as make turns on the double unlike other robots that are in the market.

All of these will work with Abilix’ revolutionary programming systems which have been specially designed for children across varying age levels. 3 to 5 year old children are already able to control their robots with the Project Programming App, and this bodes well for a future generation that is science literate.

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Singtrix reveals Family Bundle patented karaoke system Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:00:22 +0000 singtrixSingtrix would like to make sure that the karaoke bug can travel with you just about wherever you go — and even make you sound better than you already do, now how about that? This will be achieved through the patented karaoke system known as the Family Bundle. Specially designed to make bad singers actually sound good, while good singers might just get blown out of their minds with the kind of voice that they hear, the Singtrix Family Bundle is a portable, tabletop version that is easier on your pockets as well.

As high-end karaoke systems tend to be a whole lot more expensive than what the average Joe is able to afford, while arriving with complicated interfaces, not to mention requiring you to fork out even more money to pick up expensive music content and leaving all and sundry to listen to your lack of vocal capability, the highly-anticipated Singtrix Family Bundle will ensure that it combats all of the points mentioned. This is made possible through the incorporation of studio quality effects of the flagship Singtrix Party Bundle Premium Edition.

For starters, the spanking new Family Bundle model by Singtrix will boast of a custom mic that features the “HIT” effect control. This unique effect control supercharges performances by transforming user’s voices into a four-part vocal harmony and choir. The mic will also be accompanied by a compact and portable stereo speaker system which sports a built-in dock for the Studio Effects console. The Studio Effects console is said to be the heart and soul of the Singtrix system.

Other portable features of this notable machine include built-in handles, power supply and cables, alongside its simple plug and play. Out this summer for $249.99 a pop, the Singtrix Family Bundle is certainly a welcome addition to any home.

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The Fizzics Waytap Beer Dispenser turns your home into a bar Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:30:55 +0000 Fizzics Tap

Having a hobby is good for you. People would go insane if they didn’t have interests outside of work, as it gives them a way to express themselves and indulge in something fun. That might translate to Zumba classes or woodworking for some, but there those in the world who just really love beer. So much so that they can not only tell slight differences in brewing practices, but also can’t stand not to have it a specific way.

Enjoying ipa’s, brown ales, stouts, porters, lagers, and more is done best through having it directly from the tap. The way you store and pour this liquid will determine the experience you have when you drink it. If you can’t get an entire keg hooked up at home, this Fizzics Waytap Beer Dispenser will at least give you a better aroma, flavor and mouth feel out of a can or bottle.

To use this device, you only need to put in 4 AA batteries, a 12-25 ounce can or 12 ounce bottle, and pull the handle forwards gently. This will pour your drink under pressure, and uses sound waves to convert the natural carbonation into delicious, creamy foam. This is a $90 purchase that is for beer lovers alone, coming in black or white (the latter version costs $129.99). For those that love beer and drink a lot of it, there’s also a $359.99 version for growlers.

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Lotus is a standing desk that will help boost your productivity Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:00:35 +0000 lotusFellowes Brands would like to make sure that you work smart in addition to working hard. How have they achieved this? Through the Lotus Sit-Stand Workstation that features Smooth Lift Technology. The Lotus is a real revolutionary workstation that will not only be stable in nature, it also makes it a snap to change positions without too much effort involved. Being easy to use, the Lotus is also adjustable and worry free, specially engineered in order to have the durability to transition working positions throughout the day.

After all, there has been more than enough studies that point to the dangers of sitting for prolonged periods of time being harmful to one’s health. Lotus intends to reverse the possibility of that happening to its users, offering a solution to alternate between sitting and standing. This could eventually result in a greater degree of workplace productivity and improved morale among the staff. After all, at $499 a pop, the Lotus is not cheap, and staff would appreciate getting an “upgrade” in their health’s best interest compared to the upper management having a cozy chair to sit in without appearing at the office most of the time.

The Lotus can be purchased from the likes of Staples and Office Depot, Office Max. It makes perfect sense to pick it up after all — as sitting for more than half a dozen hours in front of a computer screen each day can be detrimental to one’s health. Not only that, the Lotus comes with built-in cord management, ensuring that your desk remains well organized and free of tangled cords. Heck, it even comes with an integrated device charging slot that will cater for smartphones or tablets alongside a convenient standing angle for optimal viewing at a glance while you work. As it arrives fully assembled right out of the box, there is no need to scratch your head over assembling it. Just remove it from the box and you’re good to go!

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Epson DS-320 portable document scanner Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:00:25 +0000 epson-ds-320Road warriors will know that there are times when you absolutely need to digitize whatever documents that are at hand for future reference. This is where portable scanners would come in handy, even more so when you need a good copy of the document on your computer or laptop. Epson knows this, which is why they have come up with the Epson DS-320 portable document scanner with Auto Document Feeder (ADF). This particular model is the latest commercial document scanner model from the company, where it lays claim to being the fastest portable document scanner in its class. Just how fast is it?

For starters, the Epson DS-320 claims to be able to deliver speeds of up to 25 ppm, and a whole lot of this is made possible thanks to the 20-page ADF with single-pass duplex scanning that delivers a effortless and versatile scanning effort for business users. Not only that, this particularly compact scanner will also be accompanied by TWAIN and ISIS drivers, ensuring seamless integration with existing document management software. Apart from that, the Epson DS-320 can also be powered via AC or USB 3.0, providing an increased level of efficiency and organization at the office — or remotely, if required.

To make sure that the hardware is well complemented by right right software, the Epson DS-320 will come with a robust software package that comprises of Epson Document Capture, ABBYY FineReader and Presto! BizCard Reader. Epson’s Document Capture lets one locally manage documents, or even to scan directly to popular cloud services using one touch such as Dropbox, SharePoint, Evernote, FileBound, Google Drive and other compatible online storage accounts. A simplified user interface makes it easier to scan, letting one send scanned items directly to the pre-defined destination of their choice.

The Epson DS-320 will come with a sticker price tag of $299, making it a valuable ally for any road warrior or business person who needs accurate and detailed scanned documents, pronto!

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This Ultrasonic Stain Remover keeps professionals looking fresh Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:30:09 +0000 usb-ultrasonic-handy-clean-stain-remover

When you have meetings with clients all day, you want to make sure you’re looking as flawless at your last meeting as you did at your first. Of course, a lot can happen in 8 or more hours. There’s coffee, tea, and lunch that can get all over your clothes from one single mistake. You only get one chance to make a good first impression, and as much as we all hate to admit it, seeing a stain on someone’s clothes makes them look sloppy.

The only way to look fresh and clean after food or drink jumps onto your clothes is to spot clean it. You can use a detergent pen to try and rub it out, but that might not be as effective as this Ultrasonic Stain Remover would be. This is a USB powered device that you use with a few drops of soap which is capable of decimating any stain outside of actual paint.

This can be powered by 4 AA batteries if you’re not near a computer, or want to use this while traveling. It takes around 3 minutes to clean off a stain, but you can always keep going at it if the spot is extra stubborn. This gadget is $85, which is likely so pricey due to the nature of their target audience. Hopefully the people at your job won’t refuse to work with you over a bit of spaghetti sauce on your cuff.

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This SD Card Protector Case will keep years of memories safe Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:30:29 +0000 SD Card Protector Case

Being a photographer allows the world to see from your perspective. It’s impossible to know what little things catch your eye, how you interpret beauty, or what you view as worthy to freeze and preserve in a momentary snapshot. Thanks to cameras being just about everywhere through smartphones and digital cameras, we can now shoot and share imagery whenever we want.

The big factor with keeping those memories is being able to store their data somewhere. Since we don’t use film anymore, most cameras use an SD card, and if you don’t have one that has 128 gigs, you likely have a fair number of them. To keep them safe regardless of where your travels take you, it might be wise to keep them in something like this Memory Card Case Protector. It can hold 12 SD cards, 12 Micro SD cards, is water resistant, and anti-shock.

This is a $10 purchase that is likely only going to appeal to avid photographers who have one too many SD cards. The case is air tight with a snap to make sure no dirt, water, or scratches can be found on your cards. There is also a rubber lining to prevent water damage, and a metal carabiner so it can be clipped on your bag, though chances are you’ll want to put it in your bag just in case the carabiner breaks on you.

Available for purchase on Amazon
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This Ceramic Bath Ball keeps your water hotter, longer Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:30:00 +0000 Ceramic Bath Balls

The world seems to run on electricity these days, though in the scope of history that’s only a recent development. Now if we’re bothered by any small inconvenience we can buy a gadget or gizmo with a rechargeable battery to aid us in just about any task you can imagine. Of course, people didn’t always have batteries to charge their lives, so there are lots of neat items that can aid your life without needing an outlet nearby.

This Ceramic Bath Ball will not only make your skin softer after a bath, but will also create a sauna effect, heating up your water as it bobs along. Not all ceramics do the same job, so don’t go sticking a coffee cup in your tub thinking it will do the same thing. Our ancestors wouldn’t have used ceramic for heating, refrigeration, and health purposes if there wasn’t some truth behind it.

In this instance, these ceramic balls create far infrared waves to heat up your water, making it feel more like a spa experience than a probably-too-small bathtub at home. The balls are encased in a non-woven fabric, and will be most effective in smaller tubs or foot baths. This is a $23 purchase, but there’s nothing wrong with getting multiples if you really want to heat things up. The string they are tied to has a suction cup on the end so that you can anchor it to one place in your bath without it interrupting your soak.

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