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Oct 172014
 

iPhone And Andoid Bracelet Charging Cable - iPhone Charging From MacBook
With smartphones getting bigger and bigger and more power-hungry everyday, having an extended battery on you, or at least a charging cable became a must! But how to do this without adding another gadget to you already crowded pockets?

ALSO CHECK the Cabelet and the USB Leather Bracelet From Nordwik we afetured earlier.

Here’s a cool solution – the Bracelet Charging Cable – a wearable leather bracelet which conceals a Lightning (or Micro USB) charging cable. The Bracelet Charging Cable comes in two versions – braided and casual and is available in two colors – Red Rum and Black (Blue, Red and Gray will be available soon).

The Chivote iPhone and Android Bracelet Charging Cable is in project mode at Kickstarter and you can get it for an early bird price of $27 US, with delivery in December 2014.

$27 | BUY NOW
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Oct 032014
 

Logitech Harmony Ultimate Home Remote Controller
As technology advances with big steps and everyday hundreds and thousands of new gadgets are released to the market to make our lives easier, there was time somebody took a closer look at the good old remote controller and bring it into the 21st century!

Don’t get me wrong! There were other remote controllers too that got upgraded to the digital world (take for example the Logitech Harmony Touch), but can we really consider them Smart?

Logitech’s news lines of Harmony remote controls, the Harmony Ultimate Home, not only allows you to control all your media devices from one single controller, but also helps you control your entire home while you’re lying on the couch enjoying our favorite show.

The Harmony Ultimate Home control kit syncs with your iPhone or Android device via Bluetooth 4.0 and allows you to control your home automation system via the free iOs and Android Logitech apps. On the other end, the smart controller connects to various devices in your house using infrared (IR), Bluetooth or Wi-Fi wireless signal allowing you to control all your home automation as well as media devices from one master remote.
Another cool option worth mentioning is the possibility of creating user defined macros (recording and replaying a suite of actions by only touching one button). Let’s say for example that your regular routing for watching a movie is: close the window, dim the light, extend the couch, turn on the TV and the media player, set the picture and audio modes to Movie and set the starting volume to 57. The Logitech Harmony Ultimate Home allows your to record all these actions and re-do them by simply hitting the assigned command button (of course, we assume that your home automation system already allows you to automate all these actions). Cool, isn’t it?

$319 | BUY NOW

 

Oct 022014
 

DeLorme InReach GPS Exporer With Two-Way Satellite Communicator
Sometimes, when you’re outdooring far away from civilization, most modern technology hardware becomes as useless as a river stone! Just imagine how your iPhone or iPad would help you out-there in the middle of a mountain with no internet connection or power outlet to charge twice a day! Of course, you can still use it to listen some music, read a book and an article saved via Instapaper or even to get some GPS coordinates, but that’s pretty much it!

Here’s where the dedicated hardware like the DeLorme InReach Explorer series come into the game! The Two-Way DeLorme InReach Satellite Communicator (model ID AG-008727-201) is a complete gadget designed to make your life in wilderness easier. The device comes with various sensors (digital compass, barometric altimeter and accelerometer) on-board which allow you to track trip statistics as well as get useful info about the voyage, color screen GPS navigation with route creation, waypoint and tracks history, is waterproof/dustproof (IP67; standard submersion to 1 meter for 30 minutes) and impact-resistant (Mil-STD-810G for shock) and sports an internal rechargeable battery which allows up to 100 hours of usage in normal conditions.

The Delorme InReach AG-008727-201 can be used to send and receive emails and SMS via the built-in satellite communication chip or can be paired via Bluetooth to iPhone, iPad and most Android devices out-there. A contract-free (minimum 30-day commitment) or annual satellite subscription plan is required for use (plans starting at $11.95 US per month).

$379 | BUY NOW
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Sep 112014
 

Revocharge Wireless Charging Pack For iPhone And Android Smartphones
With smartphones getting bigger, more powerful and more energy hungry every day, we welcome any new gadgets that promise to solve this issue and offer an increased battery life … at least so we can finish the day on one charge!

Revocharge is a new multifunctional breed of smartphone case which promises increased power resources for iPhone and select Android devices by combining good old phone case protection with wireless charging and an extended battery to make your life easier!
Here’s how it works – the main element is the smartphone case. It’s lightweight, only 13.4mm thin, made of strong polycarbonate material and offers access to all native buttons and ports. The case sports a wireless charging receiver which can be hooked to a desktop charger or a car mount and wirelessly charges your devices. This is where it becomes interesting – the smart case also comes with a removable magnetic extended battery which ads 2,000 mAh or 3,000 mAh (depending on the model) to your phone’s battery. If you’re not sure what this means – the iPhone battery has 1,440Mah – so the Revocarge doubles and more an iPhone’s endurance!

ALSO CHECK the Air Dock Wireless Car Charger Holder For Smartphones and the iQi Mobile – iPhone Wireless Charging On The Cheap.

Another cool thing – you don’t have to always use the extended battery (it adds some bulk to the case), you can leave it in your car or have it in your pocket or bag and only use it when you’re close to be out of power!

The Revocharge available for iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, Samsung Note 3/4, HTC ONE M8, Galaxy S4/S5 and it is in project mode at Kickstarter, it reached its funding cap and you can get a one for an early bird price of $49 ($50 less than what it will retail for).

$49 | BUY NOW
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Sep 092014
 

Yo, The Box That Transforms Your Smartphone Into a BoomBox
Berlin BoomBox is a German company specialized in creating partially recycled cardboard boomboxes for smartphones and MP3 players. Yeap, you read it right … now you can transform that shiny new iPhone into a real boombox!!!

Their latest series, the Yo! MTV Raps BoomBox is built to pay a tribute to the greatest Hip Hop show in the TV history and features a cool 90’s design with vibrant colors and patterns! Don’t worry, if you’re not much into 90’s Rap, there’s a plain beige version available as well as a design-it-yourself model.

ALSO CHECK the Get Into The Beat With The Beat Booster Wireless Boom For iPhone and iPad.

On the technical side, the Berlin Boombox is made of 3mm, double layer cardboard and features a stereo amplifier (Class D SMD, 2×5 watts, 92% efficiency), two Mivoc Pro speakers (75mm/3” full range 4 Ohm, 60 – 20.000 Hz), is powered by 3AA batteries and connects to any smartphone and tablet (including iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Mobile phones and tablets) and MP3 player (including iPod and iPod Touch) via a 3.5mm audio jack.

Check it out and get one … You never know … Eminem once said: “The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.

$102 | BUY NOW
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Sep 082014
 

Everpurse - The iPhone Charging Purse That Will Triple Your Smartphone's Battery Life
If you’re anything like me (or the other 1.75 billion smartphone users on Earth) you must know how annoying it is to look at your phone’s screen at noon and see your battery only has 30% left for the rest of the day!
This is a constant problem of smartphones and I really hope manufacturers will be able to squeeze-in 5x-10x batteries in the near future! But, until then, although I tried many improving battery gadgets like iPhone Power Pack Cases, magnetic back covers and even the TsirTech battery wristband, finishing my day with battery juice left seems to be a rare miracle! (P.S. I even tried some of Gargamel’s highly rated black magic … still no luck!!!).

But, there seems to be some light at the end of the tunnel! At least for the ladies in our lives! Enter the EverPurse!
The EverPurse can be used as a standalone purse or as a purse insert and contains a built-in battery and charging dock for smartphones. Once you finish using your phone, simply slide it into the EverPurse and it starts charging right-away!

While on the outside it looks like real magic, here’s how things work on the inside: EverPurse features a special pocket with a smartphone charging dock. When you insert your phone in this special pocket, the bag guides it to perfectly connect with the dock and starts charging your phone. The EverPurse has an internal battery which can give 2 extra charges to your iPhone and can be charged by USB cable or wirelessly, using the included wireless charging pad that comes with the bag.

The EverPurse is made of natural leather, comes in a range of colors and models, can be used with iPhone 5/5s/5c or Samsung Galaxy S5. Available for pre-order with delivery in December 2014.

$249 | BUY NOW
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Sep 042014
 

Oral-B Smart Series Or Tooth Brushing 2.0
It was just about time the good ol’ classic tooth brush gets an upgrade (and yes electric toothbrush, I am looking at you too!!!)!
The German Oral-B Smart Series is deemed to be the world’s first interactive tooth brush that collects, analyses and advises you how to better clean your teeth.

The tooth brush connects with free Android and iPhone apps via low-energy Bluetooth 4, tracks a number of brushing-related metrics such as how often, how long and how well are your brushing your teeth and allows cleaning program customization based on your dentist’s professional advice. Here’s how Oral-B describes it:
Delivers Expert Guidance with Focused Care: The purpose is not to outsmart dental professionals, but to work hand-in-hand with them. Dental professionals can program patients’ brushing routines in the app to help improve their brushing behaviors and focus on problem zones within the mouth.

While pricing and availability details are still unclear at this point, one thing is sure … I would hate my dentist being able to log into his portal and see how and when I brush my teeth … Imagine him starting to send notifications about it … I can already see his triumphal smile …

$TBA | BUY NOW
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