Designed to help you to listen to your favorite music where this is not allowed, the EarHero is a small pair of earbuds that hide inside your ear and let you enjoy your tunes while still allowing you to pay attention at what’s happening around you.
Perfect for athletes, students, law enforcement, super spies or office workers with crazy bosses, the Earhero weights only 0.27 grams, connects to your phone via an almost invisible transparent cable and leaves your ear canal open to help you hear other sounds! The EarHero sports a retention lock designed to keep the speakers in place during countless hours of comfortable use. Check out the video for more details.
The Smart Hat integrates an heart rate monitor unit which tracks your heart’s rate, cadence as well as burned calories, communicates with your iPhone or Android devices via Bluetooth 4.0, is compatible with ANT+ gadgets and it’s made of Dri Fit, sweat-wicking material closed with an adjustable velcro closure.
Bone conduction is the latest in headphones technology and comes with many advantages such as allowing users to fully enjoy audio content while still being able to “keep an ear” on what’s happening around – check the AfterShokz Bluez 2 and the Finis SwiMP3 we wrote about earlier.
The Cynaps cap is is an interesting piece of gadgetry! Yeap, that’s exactly what I wrote! The Cynaps cap is a cool gadget! The guys from Max Virtual, the company behind the Cynaps Cap, combined a classic sports cap with bone conduction headphones and obtained a very cool piece of jogging gear! The Cynaps Cap connects to smartphones, tablets and MP3 players via wireless Bluetooth, sports high quality bone conduction emitters which transmit the audio content directly to your inner ear through vibrations, a microphone located inside the bill to allow you take phone calls and interact with your device’s speak recognition functions and incorporates a battery which allows for 6-10 hours of music listening or phone calls on a full charge.
OK, now that I listed the technical specs and how they can help you better perform in the race, let me add one more thing: these running shoes are darn cool! Their vivid colors are simply amazing, perfect even for a walk in the park on a sunny summer evening!
While a couple of months back, the new series of Asics GEL-NOOSA TRI 9 were released to the market (stay tuned, we’ll feature them here in a couple of weeks here on CoolPile.com), the 8 series is still a very good buy, especially taking into account the discounted prices due to the new line release.
Exercising and iPhones don’t go very well together. While your iPhone with the right set of apps can help you get back in shape, it may also face many dangers while helping you at the gym or in the park. Think about sweat, dust, pocket bumps or even hard contacts with the ground if you drop it in a sec on intention!
Some people use hip bags, some use armbands, some hold their smartphones in their pockets and some even hold them in their hands while jogging or exercising.
The Belkin Grip-Fit Handband for IPhone 5 is a protective case that allows you to hold your iPhone in your hand and interact with it (check your heart rate, switch songs, use time tracking functions, etc…) while still protecting it from sweat, dust and accidental falls. The handband is designed to fit the 5th generations of iPhone (iPhone 5, 5S, and, while not specified, it should also work with the iPhone 5c as it has the same size specs as the 5S) and iPod touch, is made of hand-washable, breathable, stretchy neoprene and offer access to all native iPhone buttons and ports as well as it allows touch interaction with your gadget.
The Belkin Grip-Fit Handband for IPhone 5 comes in three color versions: Gravel with Citrus and Blacktop with Overcast or Fuschia.
Bone conduction headphones are becoming more and more popular everyday. And the reason is simple – you get high quality sound while still being connected to the rest of world and having your ears free of obstructions to hear ambient sounds.
So how does this work? Bone conduction technology drives sound mini vibration through your cheekbones straight into your inner ears, allowing you to hear whatever it’s played on your player while leaving your ears uncovered and ready to capt any ambient sound around. The bone conduction technology is already used with hearing aid gadgets and scuba divers communication systems.
The AfterShokz Bluez 2 combine bone conduction technology with Bluetooth wireless data transmission to offer the user a premium listening experience. The headphones also feature touch-activated custom equalization based on the music style you’re listening, voice prompts for power options, device pairing (iPhone, Android and any other Bluetooth compatible gadget), music playing and battery status and dual microphones for high quality phone calls even in noisy environments. The AfterShokz Bluez 2 are powered by an internal rechargeable battery which allows around 6 hours of play on one full charge and are sweat resistant, so no worry to take them with you on your next workout!
If you’re tired of hooking up all kinds of accessories when you go out for a jog (yeap, I am looking at you chest strap and shoes tracking pod!) but you still want to get usefull details such us distance, speed, pace, cardio info and even virtual racing and PC stats computing we have your back covered!
Well, better said TomTom has your back covered! Their newest sports watch, the TomTom Runner can do all of the above and many more without external accessories. The watch includes a built-in HRM (Hear Rate Monitor) so you can keep a close eye on your cardio parameters and train in your optimar heart rate zone, comes with pre-set soprts programs such as Speed, Endure or Fat Burn, features smart GPS tracking (hey, what were expecting … it’s made by TomTom!) with QuickGPSFix technology so you can start your run quicker, vibration alerts and syncs via Bluetooth and cable to a dedicated smartphone app or PC for improved stats analysis and performance sharing on social media.
The TomTom watch come sin two flavors: the Runner Cardio (the name says it all!) and the Multi-Sport Cardio which allows tracking and analysis of swimming and cycling sessions too.