Coolest Gadgets http://www.coolest-gadgets.com Playing with cool gadgets in the ongoing search for the Coolest Gadget Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:30:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.13 This Pocket Saw will let you assault nature at will http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161209/pocket-assault-nature/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161209/pocket-assault-nature/#comments Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:30:15 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=256887 pocket-saw

Not too many of us are explorers of nature anymore. Most of the world has been discovered, and what we haven’t seen personally, there is likely already someone live streaming it with a 360 degree camera every hour of every day, so it’s pretty hard to miss out on. If you do happen to go out into the wilderness with just you and a pack of supplies, there are some things you can’t always plan ahead for. Mainly because it would be hard to carry an entire camper on your back. When it comes to gathering wood for fire so that you don’t get chilly at night, a forest normally has you covered with sticks and branches, but there will come a time when you have to make your own.

Since there are some spots that don’t have wood sitting in wait for your usage, you have to gather it yourself. Seeing that you don’t want to lug a chainsaw around, you could always spring for this Pocket Saw instead. This is made of a heat-treated high carbon steel with two heavy duty nylon handles, all of which can do their job regardless of the weather conditions you put them in.

Obviously you don’t want to pay up $42 for a pocket saw unless you intend on using it. If you are one of those people though, you’ll find this setup to be particularly light at 6.4 ounces. It also comes with a case for easy carrying so that it can be put on your belt or in your backpack without chewing up everything it comes into contact with. It’s 25.6” long, so make sure any task you put it up to isn’t going to rival the trees in the redwood forest.

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The Tsubo Foot Massager will rub your feet at the end of a long day http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161209/tsubo-foot-massager-rub-feet-long-day/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161209/tsubo-foot-massager-rub-feet-long-day/#comments Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:15:20 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=256906 tsubo-foot-massager

Life would be grand if we had a personal chef to cook us healthy meals and a massage therapist on call to rub out the stresses of the day that follow us home. Of course, that would require making a lot of money to keep up with the expenses of paying those people a living wage. Since not too many of us are made of money, we have to find ways to keep ourselves fed and relaxed without paying an arm and a leg.

While doing yoga and drinking tea will probably reduce your blood pressure, it won’t take the ache out of your feet like the Tsubo Foot Massager could. It looks like two cork screws joined at the base, but will untie the knots in your feet without much work from you. You simply put this on the floor, and roll it under your feet, working through your tired muscles with the help of gravity.

This is available in mocha and black, though you’ll probably just want to get the darkest color possible so you can’t tell how gross it’s getting the more you use it. Made of a sturdy elastomer, it should hold up under vigorous rolling, but you probably don’t want to try standing on this. It’ll only cost you $20, and would likely be a good pair with a foot bath to relax your muscles even further. Since your feet support the entirety of your body, it’s a good idea to keep them in as good a shape as possible.

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GoPro Karma Grip now available for purchase http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161209/gopro-karma-grip-purchase/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161209/gopro-karma-grip-purchase/#comments Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:00:13 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=257307 gopro-karma-gripIt was not too long ago that were able to tell the difference between a video that was shot using professional equipment compared to the home enthusiast, but the wonders and advances made in terms of modern day technology has certainly gone a long way in changing that perspective. Our smartphones are more or less capable video recording devices that will be able to capture the goings-on in crystal clear resolution with the right amount of lighting. It is now the amount of shake that helps one tell one video apart from the other. Enter peripherals like the GoPro Karma Grip which intend to make your video recording escapades more professional looking.

The $299.99 GoPro Karma Grip comes across as a handheld and wearable stabilization grip which will work with the HERO5 and HERO4 cameras, where you no longer have to settle for shaky-cam footage, but rather, it enables you to capture really smooth and professional-quality video even when you are indulging in an adrenaline pumping activity.

You can hold it in your hand and chase the little ones around the house, or perhaps to wear it on your chest while you tackle that bike trail in the mountain behind your village, the GoPro Karma Grip will be there to ensure that even ordinary shots are able to look extraordinary.

With the Karma Grip in tow, you will still be able to enjoy full control of the GoPro HERO5 Black and HERO4 Black and Silver cameras. Those who are rocking to the HERO5 Session cameras will have to be a little bit more patient as support for that model will arrive from Q2 2017 onward. WIth the Karma Grip, users will be able to power on and off the camera, start and stop recording, and HiLight tag key moments using a quartet of buttons that are conveniently located on the grip. Not only that, there is also on-the-fly angle adjustment and a lock-and-release feature which will cater for the camera tilt, ensuring that professional looking shots are a snap to capture regardless of the angle.

Any takers?

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SteelSeries QcK and QcK+ Limited gaming mousepads help improve your game http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161208/steelseries-qck-qck-limited-gaming-mousepads-improve-game/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161208/steelseries-qck-qck-limited-gaming-mousepads-improve-game/#comments Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:00:58 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=257154 steelseries-qckIf you are are a serious gamer, then you can be pretty sure that you would have made sure your entire gaming set up has been perfected and configured so that you can win. Victory at all costs, and hardware often plays an important role to complement your mad gaming skills. While the gaming keyboard and mouse are obviously crucial to help you maximize your potential, do remember that not all surfaces are created equal, which is why a gaming mousepad is extremely important to ensure that your high quality mouse has the right kind of surface to deliver its full capability. Enter SteelSeries with their QcK and QcK+ Limited gaming mousepads.

SteelSeries is no stranger to the world of gaming peripherals, and the QcK and QcK+ Limited gaming mousepads will certainly help elevate your gaming performance to a whole new level. The QcK Limited range will enhance a classic with new features in an effort to help the gamer increase one’s accuracy, comfort, and longevity.

Specially designed for professional gamers (although we are sure that the average Joe would also benefit from it), SteelSeries’ latest mousepads boast of a never-fray stitching along the edges which guarantee durability and prevent fraying or peeling. The QcK Limited and QcK+ Limited have been designed with a new micro-woven cloth surface, allowing it to optimize tracking accuracy for both optical and laser sensors. With a high thread count and surface consistency that is the stuff of legend, it will further improve mouse glide by minimizing friction. This is definitely not your grandpappy’s fancy looking mousepad!

Regardless of which particular model you choose from, the QcK Limited and QcK+ Limited will arrive with a non-slip base in order to make sure that the mousepad remains anchored to any surface. This would mean you can game worry-free, even in the most heated gaming sessions. The QcK Limited measures 12.6” x 10.6” x 0.12 and the QcK+ Limited 17.7” x 15.75” x 0.12”, retailing for $19.99 and $24.99 respectively if you are interested in upping your game.

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The Jokari Portion Control Basket keeps your pasta cravings in check http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161207/jokari-portion-control-basket-pasta-cravings-check/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161207/jokari-portion-control-basket-pasta-cravings-check/#comments Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:30:18 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=256884 jokari-portion-control-pasta-basket

When you live in a household that wants to start eating healthier, it can be difficult to get everyone on board. Especially since there are so many interpretations of what “eating healthier” actually means. For some people, this just means cutting out soda and sweets, while to others it means getting a kitchen scale and carefully measuring every calorie that goes into your body.

The most difficult part of changing your diet is getting used to more specific portions. We’re so used to eating however much and as often as we like, which usually leads to overeating far more than normal. Having lots of dieting aids around like this Jokari Portion Control Pasta Basket will make changing your habits a bit more foolproof. This is only one aspect of meals in the kitchen, but it will definitely help you to keep your meal sizes in check.

This is a collapsible silicone basket that you submerge in boiling water so you can not only measure out your pasta in advance, but can keep your sizes exact. These measure 6.8 x 5.1 x 1.3”, and you can normally fit around 4 of these into one pot. One unit will cost you $9.99, and you can always buy in bulk to make it cheaper. Even if you’re not feeding a family, these would also be nice to make weekly meal prepping a bit more of a manufacturing line, and anything that makes our lives easier is welcome.

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LuMee Duo offers dual lighting and protection for your iPhone simultaneously http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161207/lumee-duo-offers-dual-lighting-protection-iphone-simultaneously/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161207/lumee-duo-offers-dual-lighting-protection-iphone-simultaneously/#comments Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:00:53 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=257037 lumeeWhen it comes to owning a brand new smartphone, many of us would normally want to keep it company with a protective case as well. After all, you can never quite tell as to when your hand is going to let said device slip from your grip, and the first drop is always the most “memorable”, if I may be permitted to use the term. Hence, a new smartphone should always be accompanied by a protective case purchase — preferably on the spot. LuMee knows this, which is why they have come up with something essential and yet different for iPhone owners in the form of the LuMee Duo.

The LuMee Duo is very special for a very simple reason. This is the first smartphone case of its kind that comes with integrated front and back LEDs, ensuring that regardless of the class or person using the iPhone, the LuMee Duo will be able to deliver professional quality lighting for all photos and videos shot using your Apple device.

The LuMee Duo is already readily available at Apple.com, select Apple Stores and LuMee.com with an asking price of $69.95. Sure, that might sound like a whole lot more to throw into the mix after you have already spent a considerable sum of money on the handset itself, but think of the benefits in return as well as long term protection against unexpected knocks and drops. The LuMee Duo will be available for newer generation iPhones only, namely the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, and iPhone 6s Plus. Each LuMee Duo case will arrive in a choice of Black Matte, White Glossy, Gold Matte and Rose Matte colors so that they do not end up looking ugly when used alongside a similarly colored iPhone.

It is time to let loose that selfie beast in you with the LuMee Duo!

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This Wireless Jump Rope lets you work up a sweat in small spaces http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161206/wireless-jump-rope-lets-break-sweat-small-spaces/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161206/wireless-jump-rope-lets-break-sweat-small-spaces/#comments Tue, 06 Dec 2016 18:30:07 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=256879 wireless-jump-rope

When you live in a tiny apartment in a busy city, the only place you can really go work out is the gym. It’s not what anyone would prefer, but it’s the only place you can really get in the zone without worrying about knocking into something. If you don’t have the time to make it to the gym, then you’re going to need to figure out how to make due despite the space restrictions.

While changing your diet and taking the stairs more often will certainly contribute, this Wireless Jump Rope will definitely help you get in more cardio without destroying your home. This consists of two jump rope handles with a small bit of rope and a ball attached to each end. When you spin the balls in a circular motion and jump in time, it will keep track of how many jumps you have performed, and how many calories burned that translates to.

You’ll also be able to track your time spent jumping, which you will have to do much less of than most other cardiovascular activities, as ten minutes of jumping rope is the same as running for thirty. This comes in black or pink, with either option costing you $19.99. You will need to have batteries on hand to power the LCD display, but seeing that you won’t be using this for hours at a time, one set should last for quite a while.

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Victorian Futurist’s Electric Cycle offers something different to get about http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161206/victorian-futurists-electric-cycle-offers/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161206/victorian-futurists-electric-cycle-offers/#comments Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:00:47 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=257013 victorian-futurist-cycleNot all bicycles are created equal, as some other models tend to be more attractive than the rest. Well, when it comes to getting around in style, you can either own a flashy sports car, or you could perhaps take a slightly different route this time around — with the $12,000 Victorian Futurist’s Electric Cycle. Yes sir, the name alone is quite a mouthful to swallow or pronounce, but the sheer physical presence of the Victorian Futurist’s Electric Cycle is certainly food for thought.

This might not be your conventional bicycle as it is more of a tricycle, and good thing you do not need to power it through pedaling. Rather, this is an electric-powered ride that is made in England, and it will certainly bring about memories of the spaceflight-inspired fantasy of H.G. Wells and Jules Verne with a rocket-shaped nose cone which will make up its passenger section. This will be a Hammacher Schlemmer exclusive, where it runs on a 36-volt rechargeable battery that will power the tricycle’s 500-watt electric motor. Of course, it comes with assisted pedaling apart from a seven-speed dérailleur that will pave the way for purely human-powered operation.

It is not going to be a burden on your legs if you are going to cycle in this bad boy, since it comes with a lightweight aluminum girder chassis frame which can support up to 540 lbs. This particular tricycle ensconces passengers in the following configurations: four children or one adult, with the front compartment’s pair of Italian leather-upholstered reclining, removable, and safety harness-equipped bench seats. In the interior of the forward nose cone, there should be ample storage space to stash an entire day’s worth of picnic munchies or helmets. You will also not fret about letting it get away since you can stop confidently thanks to the Tektro front and rear hydraulic disc brakes. There are button controls for the throttle, horn, hi/low-beam headlight, and turn indicators, while a piece of the future appears in the form of an LCD display that points to speed, distance travelled, gear, and current battery level.

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The BooBand is a sports bra alternative http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161205/booband-sports-bra-alternative/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161205/booband-sports-bra-alternative/#comments Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:30:53 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=256645 boob-band

If you are a lady with a cup size above A, you know how difficult it is to work out. Any vigorous movement will jostle your chest so much that it feels like your ribcage got whiplash. Not only that, but you also have to deal with the constant anxiety that you’re being oogled because some of your body is bouncing when the rest is not.

The BooBand is hoping to not only help you assuage that fear, but give you a bit more confidence when doing low, medium, or high impact activities. There are roots in the medical support world for this creation, and its supposed benefits would be the prevention of injury, movement, ligament damage, pain, sagging, and improving your posture to boot. If all that is true, then being able to pick up speed on a morning run would only be met with better results rather than side-eyes. This can be used in place of a sports bra or in tandem with them so that you have maximum security.

This is only available in small and medium sizes, catering to the 2-6 and 8-12 dress size categories. It’s made of nylon, elastomer, and polyester, and can be washed, though you’ll likely want to hand wash rather than machine, and always let it air dry. You can pay $30 for one, or $50 for two, with your only color options being black and pink. Seeing as these aren’t supposed to be worn on the outermost layer, that aspect likely isn’t going to be a major point of contention.

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Vivo V5 shown off, sports 20MP camera http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161205/vivo-v5-shown-sports-20mp-camera/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20161205/vivo-v5-shown-sports-20mp-camera/#comments Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:00:59 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=256980 vivo-v5When it comes to Chinese manufacturers and the kind of smartphones that they roll out, then there are certainly many different kinds of makes and models to choose from. Vivo would be one of them, among the likes of Xiaomi, Oppo, and Meizu, and the latest smartphone from Vivo would be known as the Vivo V5.

The Vivo V5 would be the latest model of the V series, and it is also the first product of its kind that will carry the company’s tagline which has been changed to “Camera & Music”. It is interesting to note just how such companies position themselves in the market, and we do know that Oppo has been concentrating on their handsets being selfie phones for the past couple of years, meaning the occupy the mid-range market with decent front-facing cameras.

Vivo figured out that both photography and music are the two most essential functions in a smartphone for those who love to express themselves, which was the thought that shaped the release of the Vivo V5. In fact, the Vivo V5 will sport an evolutionary softlight camera as well as state-of-the-art Hi-Fi technologies which will allow one to capture great looking shots (as claimed), while offering a better quality listening experience as you are on the move.

Hardware specifications of the Vivo V5 include a 5.5-inch display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass for that added touch of durability, a hand-fitting uni-body design which lets you hold it in one hand securely, the IMX376 sensor that was co-engineered with Sony, delivering a 20MP front-facing shooter accompanied by a selfie spotlight and sophisticated beautification software, boasting of an f/2.0 large aperture and 5P lenses.

Vivo has also worked with AKM in producing the new Hi-Fi chip known as AK4376, where it is touted to offer a very enjoyable music experience as it can reproduce every little detail in a music piece, ensuring that you will feel as though you are there live. Other details include 4GB of RAM, an octa-core processor, a front fingerprint sensor, and an eye protection mode.

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