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Mar 302015
 

Disco Dog or How To Turn Your Pet Into A Walking Billboard
Either you want to pass a message around or simply let people know that the dog they’re looking at it’s a lost dog, the Disco Dog smart vest seems to be just the perfect way to do it!

ALSO READ: Lishinu, The Hands-Free Retractable Dog Leash, Garmin Astro – The Tracking System That Tells You Where Your Fido Is! and the Hyper Dog Tennis Ball Launcher we covered earlier.

The Disco Dog smart vest sports 256 full RGB LEDs (you can display your messages in almost any possible color combination), a micro controller, a 3.7V rechargeable battery so you get enough power to let people know about your feelings and a Low Energy Bluetooth 4.0 module which connects with iPhone and Android devices and allows you to manage your personalized billboard messages! The Disco Dog vest is available in 3 sizes for small, medium and large dogs, sports Velcro adjustable closures and can be safely washed by removing the LED grid and electronic components.

The Disco Dog smart vest is in project mode at Kickarter and starts at $300 US with delivery scheduled for September 20105.

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Mar 282015
 

Zombie Apocalypse Paracord Survival Gear - Survival Grenade
Designed by a Marine Scout Sniper based on his field experience, the Z.A.P.S. Gear Survival Grenade is a comprehensive solution for anyone looking for a compact, lightweight survival kit. You now, the kind of survival kit you’d want to have on you when you’re out in the wilderness, or when the Zombie Apocalypse happens!.

ALSO CHECK the Gerber Gear Bear Grylls River Patrol 45 Survival Pack.

The Z.A.P.S. Gear Survival Grenade is waterproofed for increased durability, MOLLE compatible, can be carried attached to your backpack and offers a wide array of US made survival tools as follows:

  • 1 steel shackle, 1 Load bearing (350Lb) Spring clip and 1 Compass
  • 1 Wire saw, 3 Ready-made wire snares, 1 Ferrocerium fire-starter and striker (doubles as saw) and 3 Pieces tinder
  • 30′ fishing line(50 Lb) and 3 Fish hooks
  • 6 Sinkers, 3 Barrel swivels, 1 Knife blade and 2 Lg safety pins
  • 1 Sheet aluminum foil, a 1 Gallon Ziploc bag for carrying water and 3 Stormproof matches and a striker
  • 1 Large needle and 20′ Black thread
  • 6 Water purification tablets and instructions, 1 Whistle and 45′ 550 Paracord
  • duct tape and 1 sheet waterproof paper
  • 1 pencil, 1 bar soap, 2 candles
  • 1 laminated Z.A.P.S. Gear Survival Grenade User’s Guide.
$74.99 | BUY NOW
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Mar 062015
 

R-PAL - The 300 Lumen Personal Area Light
The R-PAL is a powerful ultra portable water and shock proof flashlight designed to provide you the necessary light while when the situation requires it. The flashlight features three CREE XLamp XBD LEDs capable to output more than 300 Lumens, is powered by rechargeable protected Panasonic NCR18650B batteries, 15 brightness settings, classic flashlight and 360º of illumination personal area light modes, auto shut-off, SOS flashing pattern, all these packed in a light polymer body measuring only 1.6 inches in diameter and 4.1 inches in length (that’s 4cm in diameter and 10.4cm in length).

$129.95 | BUY NOW
Mar 052015
 

Moleskine Smart Notebook ISBN  805-12-7289-029-7
Designed for writing and sketching, the Moleskine Smart Notebook is an interesting collaboration between two big names: Moleskine and Adobe. The Smart Notebook takes to classic notebook as we know it and brings it to the modern world of technology by allowing you to comfortably write/draw with a pen on a piece of paper and digitally scan, process, edit and store your art works in Adobe Creative’s digital cloud.

ALSO READ Equil Smartpen 2 Or How To Instantly Convert Your Hand Notes Into Digital Format

The Moleskine Smart Notebook has 160 5×8.25-in (13x21cm) plain paper pages, features a hard cover with expandable inner pocket for storing additional documents, an instructions folder and a short history of the Moleskine company and comes with a handy iPhone app (Android and Windows users are out of luck … hopefully only for the moment) which allows you to scan your art and upload it to the Adobe servers for processing and storing. Once a drawing is uploaded to the Adobe Creative’s cloud

$32.95 | BUY NOW
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Feb 252015
 

Swyp All-In-One Digital Credit Card And Magnetic Stripe Based Cards Replacement
Tired of walking around with a bulky wallet full of credit, debit and store cards? Stress no more! The Swyp Card is here to help you consolidate all your magnetic strip cards into a slim digital metallic universal card and allow you live an amazingly beautiful life with a clutter free slim wallet!

So how does it work? Simple as 1,2,3 …: 1) First you instal the iPhone or Android app on your smartphone. 2) Once the app is installed, you plug the card reader that comes with the Swyp into the audio plug of your phone and you swipe all your cards through the reader to register them in the app. 3) The cards info is transferred to the Swyp via a secure wireless connection. That’s it! You can start using your new universal digital card.

ALSO READ about how to Take Payments & Charge Credit Cards With Your Smartphone While On The Go!

The Swyp Card has 3 control buttons on it’s front so you can easily scroll between all stored cards, a small digital screen which displays the selected card and a security feature which only allows you to use the card when your smartphone is around or it requires an additional 4 digits security pin to unlock it in case your phone is out of battery or you forgot it at home. This additional anti-fraud security layer is very useful as it prevents unauthorized usage in case you loose the card.

Due to huge demand, the Swyp closed orders for it’s first batch of cards and it’s taking pre-orders for the for a second batch.

$49 | BUY NOW
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Feb 242015
 

Garmin Epix GPS Navigation And Multi-Sport Watch
Designed for outdoors lovers and multi-sports athletes, the Gamin Epix is a rugged watch which comes with a wide array of navigation and fitness instruments built-in and helps you train better as well as find your way when your lost in the wild!

The Garmin Epix has a rugged build (mineral glass lens, rugged PVD-coated surfaces, waterproof down to 50 meters), sports full GPS/GLONASS navigation, a 1.4″ high-resolution color touchscreen, 8GB of on-board memory for uploading maps, a stainless steel EXO antenna for quick GPS locking, an altimeter, a barometer, a 3-axis compass and fitness training (running, cycling, swimming and general activity trackers)! The Epix comes preloaded with worldwide shaded relief basemap and 1-year BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscription and it’s compatible with other maps providers such as TOPO 24K, City Navigator and BlueChart g2.

ALSO CHECK the Garmin Tactix Tactical GPS Navigation Watch and the Suunto Core we featured earlier.

Pretty impressive, isn’t it? But wait … that’s not all! While your not outdooring in the wilderness you can use your Garmin Epix as a regular smartwatch! The Epix can be connected to iPhone and Android devices via Bluetooth connectivity and helps you stay updated with your your notifications, SMS and emails without having to check your phone every minute!

$549.99 | BUY NOW
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Feb 232015
 

MyTask Urban iPhone Case With Multi Tools Stash - TSA Compliant
Made by The Task Lab, the same guys behind the TaskOne iPhone Multitool Case we featured earlier, the myTask Urban is a multifunctional iPhone case which allows you to always have handy a cool selection of mini-tools!

ALSO CHECK these 44 Coolest Utilitarian iPhone Cases we wrote about earlier.

Made of strong red or black polycarbonate with a vibrant soft-touch coating the myTask Urban case is TSA compliant and features a sliding stash where all the tools are safely store while not in used. Once you slide down the hidden iPhone pocket cover you have instant access to a mirror, tweezers, a nail-file, scissors, a pen, a stylus, an 8GB USB drive and mini-led light for emergency situations. Cool, isn’t it?

$24.95+ | BUY NOW
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