Good luck getting off the couch now. Microsoft just announced the XBoxOne, an all-in-one entertainment system that lets you switch between music, TV, movies, games, and internet browsing, all with voice commands. So now, unless you happen to be holding the re-designed game controller, you can use both hands for the Doritos.
Google isn’t the only one making futuristic computer glasses. According to certain sources, the Recon Jet is the most advanced wearable computing solution in the world. These polarized sport shades feature a built-in microcomputer that delivers data straight into your eyeball through its integrated, heads-up display. Sensors include accelerometer, gyroscope, altimeter, magnetometer, and a thermometer. Developer friendly design means you geniuses can also build & run your own apps. And we know you will.
The Kevo lock system let’s you use your iPhone instead of a key. You don’t even have to take the phone out of your pocket. Once paired with your phone, just touch the lock and open sesame. The app-driven device also allows you to send E-keys to family & friends, the dogwalker, whomever. Military-grade PKI encryption means your system’s unique signal is secure. Thanks, Scott!
Whether you’re punishing your prostate with a 100-mile ride or just mashing out your morning commute, this pedal powered generator will charge up your phone & bike lights, plus it’s a removable USB battery pack you can pop off for use wherever you go.
Babysitters lie but HD video footage doesn’t. This new netcam from Belkin enables you to easily monitor your home, pets and unattended children in 720p HD and night vision from your smartphone. You can even record the action onto your mobile device or set it up to receive text alerts if motion is detected after the kids bedtime.
Here’s one for you Control Freaks. A new, improved version of Logitech’s Harmony universal touchscreen remote has just been released. It controls everything: stereo & theater devices behind closed cabinets, IR devices, Bluetooth game consoles, & if you have Philips Hue bulbs in your home, you can control those, too. Download the Harmony app to your phone & use that instead of the remote. It’s all up to you.
Remembering to sit up straight is easy to forget but bad posture leads to lower back pain, kicking off a rotten cycle of slouching and soreness. The LUMOback is a sensor band worn around the waist that uses bluetooth technology to send your movement & posture data to a compatible iOs device, which measures, maps & tracks your movements to help improve your posture.
The reason nobody under 30 gives a squirt about activity trackers that count your steps is because unless you’re a retiree or a stroller mom, walking around isn’t really an “activity.’ Enter Lit, a new kind of activity tracker designed for action sports. It measures and tracks air time, distance, paddles, rotations, turns, G-forces, jumps, duration and more plus it links with a social-sharing app allowing users to create challenges, compete with others, or just brag about how big they went.
This keyring-size rechargeable backup power supply called Fuel is the world’s smallest cell phone charger. When you need 20-30 more minutes of juice, just plug into the little guy.
The Soccket is a soccer ball that’s also a portable generator that provides reliable off-grid power. As you play, the ball stores up kinetic energy. When you’re done playing just plug in your electronics & power up. 30-minutes of play with the Soccket ball will power an LED light for up to 3 hours.