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Nov 212014
 

Sennheiser Urbanite Foldable On Ear Headphones
Coming from a time well before iPhone, iPad and even iPod, Sennheiser is a German manufacturer with over 69 years of expertize in building audio gear and 46 years of experience in top-quality headphones manufacturing! Yeap! You read it right … their first headphones model, the Sennheiser HD 414 was released way back in 1968!

ALSO CHECK the Sennheiser Momentum and the Marshall Major 50 FX headphones we featured earlier.

Now that I got your attention and I impressed you with the Sennheiser’s extensive experience in audio gadgets, let’s take a look at on of their latest models – the Sennheiser Urbanite On Ear Headphones! The Urbanite come with the legendary Sennheiser sound featuring massive bass, extended treble and smooth midrange, have a premium construction with stainless steel hinges and aluminum ear cup sliders, 3-button remote control and an integrated microphone on the wire and come in five vibrant colors and two sizes: Urbanite and Urbanite XL. On the technical side we have an impedance of 18Ω, 100–10000 Hz microphone frequency response and 16–22000 Hz for the headphones and a THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) of < 0.5 % (1 kHz, 100 dB).
100% compatible with iPhone, iPad and most Android devices including Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony and the rest of the gang!

$199.95+ | BUY NOW
Nov 132014
 

Equil Smartpen 2 Or How To Instantly Convert Your Hand Notes Into Digital Format
Equil Smartpen 2 is a “magic pen” that allows you to take classic paper notes and instantly transfers them to your smartphone or tablet in digital format.
The Smartpen is powered by a rechargeable battery which allows 8 hours of constant use on a 2 hours charge, connects to your iOs, Android, Windows and Mac via Bluetooth for notes importing, storing file management on the device, includes built-in memory and handwriting recognition software to save your notes while not connected to your smartphone as well as cloud sync with most cloud services out-there including Dropbox, iCloud or Evernote.

The coolest part about the Equil Smartpen 2 is that, unlike most similar devices, it does not require a special pad or special paper to work. Simply grab any piece of paper, start scribbling or writing your notes and watch them transfer on your phone in real time! Simply cool, isn’t it?

UPDATE 11/14/2014 – I received a handful of comments from backers of the Equil Smartpen 2 Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign notifying me about delivery issues concerning big VAT amounts being charged by UPS on delivery of the smartpen. Please make sure you check these comments here before deciding to purchase the Equil Smartpen.

$169.99 | BUY NOW
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Nov 052014
 

Journeyman Messenger Commuter Bag From Intrepid Bags
Every real man needs a cool leather bag to pass his fashion statement!
The Journeyman Commuter from the Intrepid Bag Co is just a such bag designed to send a message around and increase your “manliness score”! Cool cross-body design, high-end full-grain Latigo saddle leather with Herringbone lining and US Marine parachute nylon stitching, solid steel hardware, 2-in padded side-mounted strap, minimalist looks and spacious interior … are just of few of the elements recommending the Journeyman Commuter.

ALSO CHECK the Saddle Barbican Hard Leather Messenger Bag By Brooks England and the Polo Ralph Lauren Leather Messenger Bag we featured earlier.

The bag is design to cover daily commuters and light travelers gadgetry transportation needs and features a suspended 13-in laptop pocket, leather dedicated iPhone and iPad pockets, chargers and cables special pocket, 3 quick document slots as well as a hidden passport pocket and 3 pen holders.

Stay tuned, we’re working with the guys from Intrepid Bag Co and we’ll feature a full product review soon.

$355 | BUY NOW
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Nov 042014
 

Goal Zero Yeti 150 Solar Generator Charging iPad
Designed for serious users who need power while out-there in the wilderness, the Goal Zero Yeti 150 Solar Generator is a gas-free source of portable power to keep lights, phones and laptops powered on through any situation.

ALSO CHECK the Energizer XP18000 Universal Power Bank and the Mega Flashlight With Emergency Power Station we featured earlier.

The Yeti 150 has a capacity of 14,000mAh at 150 Wh. That translates in plain English as follows – up to two full laptop recharges or 6 tablet charges or 12 DSLR power runs or 15 smartphone full recharges or 25 GoPro full power cycles! The unit weights 12 lbs (5.4 kg), measures 7.75 x 5.75 x 6.75 in (that’s 19.7 x 14.6 x 17.2 cm) and can be recharged by using a wall charger (it takes around 6 hours for a full charge), a 12V car charger (around 8 hours of charging time) or with compatible solar panels (charging time varies based on the output power of the solar panel).

On the output side, the Goal Zero Yeti 150 Solar Generator sports an 110V AC port (for regular electrical plugs, just as at home), 2x 5V USB ports which output up to 2.1 A (perfect for charging your iPhone, iPad or any other Android, Windows Mobile gadget or anything else that can be powered via USB), a 12V car charging port (so you can power all car gadgets like GPS units) and a 8mm 12V charging port. Just perfect to power you next wilderness comping trip!

$199.99 | BUY NOW
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Oct 292014
 

Flote Orbit - The Ultimate Universal Tablet Stand - Product Review
If you’re in the market for a good tablet stand, stop your research and look no further! The Flote Orbit is one of the coolest tablet desk stands around! Simple to mount, with a minimalistic design and unlimited viewing angles as well as a cool Apple-ish look, the Orbit stands apart from the competition and allows users to mount their tablet and use it in hands-free mode while at the office or at home!

The Orbit requires only a small amount of assembly – simply insert the arm into the base and secure it in place with the included screw; once the arm is secured, simply attach the magnetic clasp and you’re ready to roll – check out the video for a walk-through of the entire process! A low-profile desk/table/countertop reversible clamp is also available for those who do not want to crowd their desks with an extra piece of gear.

ALSO CHECK the floor version of the Orbit – the FLOTE m2 Floor Stand.

The Orbit iPad stand is perfect for business usage (in offices, in face-to-face customer care, customer and employee presentations and trainings) as well as for personal, home usage (news and digital books reading, cooking, movie watching and game playing). Given it’s holder is spring coils powered and can be adjusted to literally any tablet size, the Flote Orbit is a truly universal stand. You can use it with all iPad generations, most 7-in to 11″in tablets on the market, most e-book readers as well as with light 11-in ultrabooks. Other than that, the Orbit can be also used for non-technological purposes such as holding presentation documents for speeches or small drawing boards for kids.

For more information about the Flote Orbit Tablet Stand or to buy one check out the manufacturer’s website @ FloteYourTablet.com or their Amazon product listing.

$129.99 | BUY NOW
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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 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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