The portable external battery pack market is huge and saturated, which can make choice pretty hard. Thankfully, the selection dwindles down quite a bit once you focus on important aspects and stick with it. But sometimes you’ll find a device that impresses all over, even if it may not truly fit your criteria. So then what do you do?
Masterpiece, the new app from Osmo, is a perfect combination of digital smarts and a classic childhood pastime. It teaches kids to draw anything and everything.
Two years after launching initial pre-orders, the Myo gesture control armband can be purchased directly from Amazon. This one-size-fits-all device is worn about the arm, and it analyses muscle activity and hand motion while in use. With the correct gestures, Myo lets users control a variety of digital gadgets and technologies. Thalmic Labs, the company more »
With so many battery packs out there in various shapes, colors, and capacities, there’s almost no end to the choices available. But, on the upside, it makes for a greater range of personalization. It’s easier than ever to accessorize with a certain look that you want to portray.
Flashlights are super convenient, and the ThruNite T10S is part of my EDC (every day carry). But sometimes you need a light that can handle bigger jobs, especially when you need to work with both hands. Be it tinkering around in the garage or pitching camp in the middle of the night, a steady, reliable work lamp is going to be your best friend.
The Genius Pack fits in the category of messenger bags for tablets or small laptops. It’s a light-duty bag for those interested in carrying essentials.
I’m a firm believer of the ‘less is more’ concept. You can call it simplicity or minimalism, so long as it’s understood that my habits also maximize on utility. It’s having what you may need with the least amount of baggage – having your cake and eating it too. So when I was presented with the opportunity to review the Keyport Slide 2.0, I jumped at it.
The Bestek Power Bank and Jump Starter does very well as a convenient kit to have stowed away in vehicles for car and/or gadget charging emergencies.
I really hate using the term “buzz worthy”, but it seems like the best way to summarize 2015 for drones. Between several online delivery services looking to implement drones for deliveries, and the new developments coming out of CES 2015, drones are off to a good start. Plus, there are some serious positive benefits to drones (despite the obvious negative ones), and companies are putting forth efforts to use them for good.
The NapAnywhere travel pillow overfunded its Kickstarter campaign back in 2013. It even won an innovation award at the 2014 International Travel Goods Show, but it wasn’t until recently that I had even heard of it. Since I was anticipating some long drives to and from CES 2015 in Vegas, I thought it would be the best time to test out this uniquely-designed travel pillow.
So what do you do after you’ve successfully launched a digital smartpen and don’t want to rest on your laurels? Well, you go bigger and follow up with a digital smartmarker, of course! Luidia, the creator of the Equil Smartpen 2, has just launched the product website and wrapped up the first product presentation at DisruptCRE in Chicago for the Equil Smartmarker.
If you have any kind of creative bone in your body, you’ll definitely want to check out this latest Kickstarter campaign by Richard Haberkern. You can be one of the first to receive a kit that provides a thin speaker film and the electronics required to produce sound out of it.