Coolest Gadgets http://www.coolest-gadgets.com Playing with cool gadgets in the ongoing search for the Coolest Gadget Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:03:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.16 The Avegant Glyph are headphones that separate you from the real world http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170329/avegant-glyph-headphones-tat-separate-real-world/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170329/avegant-glyph-headphones-tat-separate-real-world/#comments Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:03:10 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=260839 Avegant Glyph

Dealing with people is usually the last thing anyone wants to do. While some humans are awesome, going out in public with a whole mess of them on a train, plane, or bus is sometimes overwhelming in a bad way. We use music and social media to tune them out, but that doesn’t completely remove the potential for eye contact, or worse…conversation.

If you want to completely tune out of reality and have a long commute home, where you don’t have drive or pay attention to your surroundings in any manner, then these Avegant Glyph Headphones will be a dream come true. These are a video headset that will let you watch movies, play games, and more through this audio and video portable theater. They can connect to just about any smartphone, tablet, drone, or gaming console up to 40,000 feet away, or about 7.5 miles away.

You’ll be able to wear these like normal headphones and use them as such, but obviously the big draw is the display aspect. The cool thing about this device is that it reflects light with over two million micro-mirrors, which replicates natural human eyesight, so you won’t burn out your eyes at such a close range to the screen! Keeping that in mind, these are not cheap at $499, but it will give you some measure of privacy when it feels like you have none.

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LG Tone Studio lets you experience surround sound around your neck http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170329/lg-tone-studio-lets-experience-surround-sound-neck/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170329/lg-tone-studio-lets-experience-surround-sound-neck/#comments Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:00:08 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=261508 lg-tone-studioNot all headphones are created equal, that is for sure. You can have earbuds that remain in place no matter how active a lifestyle you lead, while others might settle for a pair of noise-cancellation headphones — the large, bulky ones that make sure your long haul flight has one of the best possible experiences. Well, LG has released something that it teased at CES 2017 right at the start of the year — the LG Tone Ultra.

The LG Tone Ultra might be mistaken for a pair of headphones, but in reality, this is actually a new kind of wearable speaker that will make sure your body feels as though you were right smack in the middle of the action, be it a high octane game, or in an action movie.

The $299 LG Tone Studio is the latest around-the-neck Bluetooth wearable speaker that will play nice with Bluetooth audio enabled LG Smart TVs running WebOS, providing you with the experience of surround sound regardless of where you are. What makes the LG Tone Studio so special?There are not just one or up to three, but rather, a quartet of speakers that will truly let you immerse yourself in real 3D Surround Sound whenever you indulge in watching a movie, playing a video game, streaming music or simply talking on the phone.

During moments when personal surround sound is not required, the LG TONE Studio will boast of the legacy TONE tangle free, retractable earbuds that are seen in LG’s range up of Bluetooth headsets such as the LG Tone Ultra, LG Tone Active, LG Tone Infinim, and LG Tone Platinum. Sharing the action is as simple as turning on the Dual Play feature, as you hook up a pair of LG Tone Studio wearable speakers so that you can let everyone else around you enjoy sounds from a movie, playlist or others.

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Beautyrest Sleeptracker Monitor hopes to provide you with a good night’s rest http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170329/beautyrest-sleeptracker-monitor-hopes-provide-good-nights-rest/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170329/beautyrest-sleeptracker-monitor-hopes-provide-good-nights-rest/#comments Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:00:08 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=261505 beautyrest-sleeptrackerI have always maintained that you might be able to afford the most expensive bed in the whole world, but this does not mean that you are able to get the right amount of rest. Life simply works this way — and rest only comes for those who are carefree and do not have anything to worry about. Well, if you are the type who loves to measure things simply because you believe that anything that can be measured can be improved, here is the Beautyrest Sleeptracker Monitor which will hopefully help you get a better night’s rest in the future.

The Beautyrest Sleeptracker Monitor is the bedding industry’s very first standalone sleep monitoring device that ensures individuals are able to optimize their daily sleeping “performance”. This patented sleep monitoring system will pair with any mattress or foundation, enabling individuals to make their bed a smart bed. It is a non-invasive breakthrough device, and yet offers an unprecedented level of accuracy. Touted to be 90 percent accurate when measuring heart rate and breathing rate for the vast majority of the population, the success rate stands at 90 percent.

The monitor itself will be able to offer consumers with an in-depth analysis of their very own sleep ecosystem, ranging from current behaviors to comparisons to biometrical similar users as well as personalized tips which will help them get a better level of performance each day. The analysis of a wide range of sleep variables will also provide personalized recommendations as well as expert insights that have been specially designed in order to improve daily performance. The Beautyrest Sleeptracker monitor has but one objective — to let users get the optimal sleep necessary in order to accomplish whatever may come in the day ahead, even if it means going through a marathon of meetings at the office, or managing a complicated family schedule.

Expect the Beautyrest Sleeptracker monitor to play nice with all mattresses and foundations, where it comes with an asking price of $199 a pop.

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Polaroid begins to ship Chromecast built-in Smart TVs http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170328/polaroid-begins-ship-chromecast-builtin-smart-tvs/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170328/polaroid-begins-ship-chromecast-builtin-smart-tvs/#comments Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:00:17 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=261503 polaroid-chromecast-tvPolaroid might be a name that many of us are familiar with, especially with the older generation when it comes to instant photos, but times have certainly changed. Polaroid has managed to navigate through the tricky waters of evolution, and are diving into more than instant digital cameras, but have also started to roll out their very own take of a smart TV as well. In fact, the company has begun to ship Chromecast built-in Smart TVs recently.

The Polaroid range of 4K UHD LED connected TVs are available for purchase via Evine (evine.com), and all of them will sport Chromecast built-in. This particular move allows consumers to have an affordable option when it comes to streaming their favorite content in stunning ultra-high definition, while the range is also able to stream content from popular entertainment, music and movie apps. The presence of a built-in decoder will also enable users to stream in 4K UHD, now how about that when it comes to versatility in entertainment?

Scott W. Hardy, Polaroid President and CEO, shared, “We’re excited to be working closely with Google to bring our first 4K UHD connected TV line to consumers. By teaming up with a company such as Google, we are able to offer consumers the latest in TV technology so they can easily share and enjoy their favorite content, and more importantly, deliver tremendous value to those looking to upgrade to a higher-resolution.”

Your eyeballs will be treated to four times the resolution of a full HD TV (3840 x 2160), as the Polaroid Smart TV delivers fluidity of motion, 120hz refresh rates and exceptional clarity with more than 8 million pixels. HDMI inputs featuring HDMI 2.0 deliver optimal digital video and audio performance using a solitary cable. The upgraded bezel design as well as contemporary TV stand lets the 4K UHD connected TV range fit in perfectly regardless of the home theater system or décor around your pad.

Available in sizes of 43”, 49”, 55”, 65” and 75”, with an asking price that ranges from $499 to $1,999, why not get your new Polaroid Smart TV today?

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LEOMO reveals new wearable technology for athletes and coaches http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170328/leomo-reveals-wearable-technology-athletes-coaches/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170328/leomo-reveals-wearable-technology-athletes-coaches/#comments Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:00:26 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=261500 leomo-type-rLEOMO might not be a name that many of us have heard of before, but they are a developer of innovative sports-based IOT devices. This time around, the TYPE-R has been unveiled, being the first in a whole new category of wearable technologies that has been specially designed in order to assist competitive athletes as well as their respective coaches to further unlock the power of motion analysis.

The TYPE-R is special in a sense where this wearable motion measurement tool will allow athletes to gain valuable insights which could optimize their form, technique, and performance, all the while making sure that these athletes will also be able to avoid injury while aiding the recovery process.

In the past, athlete motion analysis has been limited to sessions from time to time at labs or studios that do not happen to reflect real-world training or race conditions. These will also require elaborate and expensive systems, but LEOMO’s pioneering TYPE-R portable motion analysis device will put all of those on the backburner since both athletes and their coaches are now able to easily and unobtrusively collect data — every single day, regardless of the conditions in which they train and compete in.

The TYPE-R is made up of a sleek handlebar or wrist-mounted touchscreen head unit, and it will boast of features such as GPS tracking, as well as ANT+ connectivity for additional measurement of power, power balance, cadence, and heart rate. The head unit alone will be able to deliver what many high-end bike computers out there a run for their money, and as an added advantage, the TYPE-R will arrive in the form of five discreet rechargeable Bluetooth sensors. Each of these Bluetooth sensors will sport their very own three-axis gyroscope and three-axis accelerometer, allowing one to accurately measure a wearer’s motion as well as form. Meant to be worn on each shoe located right above each knee, and above the sacrum, the TYPE-R’s sensors are meticulously placed to provide the best feedback possible.

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This Shiatsu Foot Massager knows you’ve had a long day at work http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170328/shiatsu-foot-massager-long-day-work/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170328/shiatsu-foot-massager-long-day-work/#comments Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:30:24 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=260836 Shiatsu Massager

One long day of work can be enough to make you feel like you’re going crazy. Coming home is a relief, but instead of just plopping in front of the TV and zoning out for a few hours, it might benefit you to set aside time for some self care. This can come in the form of a bath, sipping hot tea, or going on a walk, but if you don’t give yourself a break, the aches and pains you wave away at the end of the day could turn into real health problems.

If you’re standing all day when working, then you need to make sure you take extra precautions when it comes to caring for your feet and the circulation in your legs. While you could bust out some lotion and get to massaging them yourself, it’s nice to use devices like this HappyBody Shiatsu Foot Massager to do all the hard work for you. This will take care of both the top and bottoms of your feet through kneading, air pressure, and vibration massage.

This has low, medium and high intensity settings with 2 different modes so you can work your way up to the big guns or stay with a more gentle massage. This will plug into any standard outlet, and has a 15 minute timer so you don’t fall asleep and end up bruising your feet with too much of a good thing. While it will cost a pretty penny at around $147, it should fit any size foot, and even has a heating function to add a little extra “ahh” to your massage.

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CutHut keeps your family safe from projectiles http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170327/cuthut-family-safe-projectiles/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170327/cuthut-family-safe-projectiles/#comments Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:30:59 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=260833 Cuthut

Your fingernails are not, on their own, dirty. It’s all the dirt, bacteria, and germs that get under them that make them disgusting. We want to wash up after shaking hands with someone because we don’t know if they cough into their hands or what all they’ve touched since last cleaning their phalanges, so it makes sense that we don’t really want to be hit with a finger or toenail that’s flying through the air.

While getting this will not prevent the occurrence from happening because you can’t control people, getting the CutHut would at least make your roommates, family members, or friends more aware of their gross habits. This is a little hut for your finger to slide into with a magnifying glass for the see-through window so you can cut your nails and keep the trimmings to yourself. Not only will it keep the clippings from flying all over the place, but it will be a snap to clean up after the job is done.

This is a simple construction that should fit any finger size, but there will always be some exceptions to the rule. This product will cost you $14.98, but it will at least prevent any instances of finding nasty nail bits all over the place. If it’s not a purchase for yourself, hopefully asking the person it is intended for nicely will work before you have to resort to buying a finger-sized room to cut nails in.

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JLab Audio reveals a pair of wireless sport earbuds for the active http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170326/jlab-audio-reveals-pair-wireless-sport-earbuds-active/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170326/jlab-audio-reveals-pair-wireless-sport-earbuds-active/#comments Sun, 26 Mar 2017 13:00:02 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=261404 jlab-audioA pair of headphones or earphones are pretty much something that many of us already own — in various forms and guises, of course, that will cater to a myriad of ways in which we use it. Some of us would prefer those puffed up headphones that offer noise cancellation as it comes in handy during those long, trans-Atlantic flights, while others would prefer something that is lightweight and more importantly, wireless, because they like to wear it on their evening runs. JLab Audio has just the perfect thing for active folks, offering the Epic Air True Wireless Sport Earbuds for $149.99 apiece.

This is definitely not the most affordable pair of earbuds in the world, but what makes it unique is the fact that it claims to offer an extremely robust battery life where wireless earbuds are concerned. Sporting a patent-pending antenna earhook that ensures it remains in place all the time, the Epic Air True Wireless Sport Earbuds comes with Bluetooth connectivity so that users will see cutouts and skips as a thing of the past.

Each of these earhooks come with Bluetooth 4.1 with aptX Technology antenna, allowing it to be more versatile since either earbud is able to pick up the connection. Accompanied by a battery life of up to 7 hours, it features a charging case that offers more than 30 hours of battery life. This charging case does more than just juice it up, since it also doubles up as a portable charger for other compatible devices. It even comes with lights that indicate the existing battery level, so that you will always know just how much juice there is left remaining.

To further sweeten the deal, the Epic Air is rated as IP55, which makes it splashproof and perfect for use even when you use it outdoors while it is drizzling lightly. Do you sweat much during your workouts? The Epic Air allows you to rinse it without any problem at all, too.

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VRS reveals new cases for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170326/vrs-reveals-cases-samsung-galaxy-s8-s8/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170326/vrs-reveals-cases-samsung-galaxy-s8-s8/#comments Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:00:59 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=261401 vrs-designMany a time, consumers are able to catch a glimpse of what the next upcoming model of a particular smartphone will be like based on the protective case that is released beforehand. As for the Samsung Galaxy S8 (as well as the Galaxy S8 Plus), the same applies. VRS Design is a leading name when it comes to rolling out fashion-forward premium smartphone cases as well as accessories, having introduced the latest case collection that is meant specifically for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus.

Specially designed from a fashion standpoint, it can be worn as an accessory and is tailor made for the contemporary individual. There are twelve models to choose from, boasting of a quartet of stylish, functional and all-around protection cases: Crystal Bumper, Simpli Mod, Damda Folder and Layered Dandy.

These four cases will arrive with their own individuality, purpose, quality and style, boasting of impact-resistant, thermoplastic polyurethane materials as well as a lightweight polycarbonate layer which delivers protection sans compromising style. Making sure that accessibility and functionality are at the forefront of matters, VRS Design has created the ultimate frame which will be able to protect and style your Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus — when you finally lay your hands on it, that is.

The Crystal Bumper will showcase your precious new smartphone with complementary colored bumpers and a clear body, where the edges of the TPU have been designed to protrude and protect exposed areas of the smartphone. Retailing for $29.99 a pop, it arrives in dark silver, satin silver, shine gold & rose gold shades.

As for Simpli Mod, this $24.99 case will merge both premium materials into a single lightweight package, coming in an extremely slim design with a bulk-free cover, while offering spacious cut-outs that lets you access all device ports and controls without missing a beat.

The $39.99 Damda Folder lets you tote around up to 4 credit cards and ID simultaneously, and can slip into your back pocket comfortably, too. The card compartment remains unnoticeable, while dual-layer construction of polycarbonate and TPU results in a dependable daily defense as it arrives in shades of dark silver, satin silver, shine gold, and rose gold.

Last but not least, the $34.99 Layered Dandy offers understated sophistication right in the palm of your hand, where carefully crafted slots and sleeves will let you tote around cards and cash all the time.

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LG Tone Ultra Bluetooth headset now boasts of JBL Signature Sound http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170324/lg-tone-ultra-bluetooth-headset-boasts-jbl-signature-sound/ http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20170324/lg-tone-ultra-bluetooth-headset-boasts-jbl-signature-sound/#comments Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:00:56 +0000 http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/?p=261311 lg-tone-ultraThere is nothing quite like having a lovely pair of headphones to be able to enjoy the kind of music that you like to listen to, as that would enhance all of the audio detail that it was meant to deliver during recording by the artiste at the studio. Well, LG Electronics has worked and refined on their LG Tone Ultra Bluetooth headset that will now boast of offering more than half a day’s worth of music listening time, now how about that?

Not only do you get a fantastic listening experience overall, you will also be able to look good while wearing it and enjoying your favorite tunes. The next item on your playlist will sound as though you were right smack in the middle of the recording studio, where this around-the-neck Bluetooth headset will boast of Dual MEMS microphones, JBL Signature Sound and Quad-Layer Speaker Technology.

The asking price for this next generation LG Tone Ultra Bluetooth headset stands at $99.99 a pop from the folks over at Sprint, and it will play nice with the latest iOS as well as Android-powered smartphones, making the most out of the new LG G6 and the LG V20 along the way. Thanks to its around-the-neck style, the LG Tone Ultra offers a personalized fit that remains there regardless of whether you are listening to music or attending to a phone call.

The presence of the legacy Tone tangle free, retractable earbuds ensure a great fit, while there are also easy-to-reach buttons that are located on the side of the LG Tone Ultra so that it becomes second nature to toggle between making and answering phone calls, as well as listening to music. Best of all is, it comes with more than half a day of listening time before requiring a recharge, which is a big deal for audiophiles who are always on the move.

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