En español | Sometimes you just want to push a button to make a problem go away. Increasingly, you can! Technology companies are moving past creating products that are smart and leading edge and focusing on what matters most: being useful. We set out to find tech products that do just that—solve real problems. Here’s a selection.
Sure, you can turn an Ikea rug into a winter cape — that’s what a costume designer came up with for Game of Thrones. An alternative is to try heated clothing. Toast up your tootsies by wearing some ActionHeat battery-powered socks (AA powered: $40; rechargeable: $130). The heat lasts between six and 10 hours. Shoveling snow never felt so good. Another option (not pictured): Polar Seal battery-heated shirts ($180) are available for both men and women. Buttons on sleeve control the temperature.
This is exactly what it sounds like: a remote-controlled key finding system that comes with four different colored key chains and one remote control. When failing to find a specific set of keys, or when a family member has lost their set, simply push the button on the remote control that corresponds to that color. A sound will ring out of the respective keychain and all you have to do is follow the sound to the keys. It’s simple, it’s effective, it’s small, it’s comfortable, and it’s perfect for everyone.
All some people (i.e., my girlfriend) want is for people to listen to them. All other people want is for people to stop listening to them. For the first group I can try to extend my attention span to at least 7 minutes…
Plug it in an existing electrical outlet or simply office gadgets 2018 it be; it clearly doesn’t matter. As long as you have the Canary Flex HD Security Camera, you can easily mount this anywhere, be it indoors or outdoors. Its excellent weatherproofed design helps make it an excellent outdoor security solution without the need for installing additional electrical outlets to keep it fully operating. Of course, plugging it means you’ve got round-the-clock security. But, its batteries should still last you many hours before recharging. The Canary Flex comes with motion sensors and adaptable camera articulation to make home security surveillance a breeze.
All the basic functionality you could want in a streaming device fits into the tiny Roku Streaming Stick+, which is even tinier than its companion remote. It offers 4K video and HDR10, as well as hundreds of channels, and of course it works with the Roku app.
Don’t laugh if you see a notable survivalist wear a paracord bracelet; he knows something that you clearly don’t. This is especially true if he is wearing the X-Plore Gear Emergency Paracord Bracelet. These are not just fashionable accessories you wrap around your wrist. These are exceptional pieces of survivalist tools that come with a fire scraper on one end and a compass, a flint fire starter, and a whistle on the other. Do take note that the X-Plore’s fire scraper can actually double as a knife so you can find many potential uses of this end of the paracord bracelet.
Price: $45.00 Hopefully you all have noticed the theme of gadgets and products that we’re featuring for the next few weeks. It’s our month of ergonomic products that make your office and home a little more friendly to our posture. We could dive into the various studies around how important it is to have…
It’s a professional jiggler! No, not Santa Claus. No. Not a stripper. This is a Mouse Jiggler. And it’s got nothing to do with bellies and boobies. Though, like the belly and boobie jigglers, the Mouse Jiggler is here…
There are many scenarios where the standard power supply will not cut it. For these cases, we often need a power supply unit which allows us to regulate and fine-tune the supply while at the same time keeping us safe from power surges and giving us time to react in case of a blackout. This is exactly what this power supply does, with its intuitive and easy-to use interface, it lets us adjust the power levels that it delivers until we get the values that we need. Yet, at the same time, it protects projects from electrical malfunctions.
Truly high quality sound in an aesthetically pleasing shell is hard to find, but Fluance nailed it with the Fi70. It’s a three-way wireless high fidelity music system with a powerful integrated amplifier and six speaker configuration. It has two 8″ subwoofers that bring full, rich audio to your living room. The cabinet, itself, looks like some sort of futuristic art, and it has a commanding presence that will have people in awe. With the Fluance Fi-70, you’re able to wirelessly stream your music from any Bluetooth enabled device, and it has its own adjustable EQ, touch controls, and an LED display. What’s more, it has a USB port onboard to charge your devices. It’s the perfect mash-up of sound quality and design, which is why we’ve included it on our list of cool gadgets for men.
The rOcean Smart Water System removes more than fifteen times the contaminants a pitcher filter can handle, with a filter that only needs to be changed once per year. It connects directly to your tap and churns out filtered water, carbonated water, and even flavored water using eco-friendly rPods that are reusable and dishwasher safe. Control the system using the built-in touchscreen, their smartphone app, or through Google Home or Amazon Alexa. The app will even track your consumption and estimated savings over time.
Because now Alexa can actually show you how to do things instead of just telling you! Watch your video flash briefings, listen to music or watch videos, enjoy hands free face-to-face calling, hook it up to your home security cameras or monitoring systems and simply ask Alexa to “show you the front door” to see who’s there. It can basically do everything that your first echo could do, but now way more!
The Dimmable Ambient Lighting system is available in 15 colors. This product is best suited for those late night runs of all sorts. The soft blue light allows waking without the blindness caused by full lighting. It is also the perfect gift for men who come home late at night from work and just want to climb into bed without waking the family. Just place it in the hallway so he can quickly and easily find his way back to bed.
Arlo Pro is a 100% wire-free indoor/outdoor security camera with rechargeable batteries and audio and can be added to any Arlo base station system. Arlo Pro includes rechargeable batteries, motion and sound-activated alerts, 2-way audio, a 100+ decibel siren, and 7 days of free cloud HD video recordings. Arlo covers every angle to help keep you safe and protected.