Here’s one that’ll keep your holidays happy. The Alcohoot turns your phone into a breathalyzer with police-grade accuracy. Better to blow at the bar than risk it at the roadblock. Alcohoot also has an app that tracks your consumption, calls you a cab, and even finds nearby restaurants that are open late.
Smaller and more stealth than a smartwatch, the Smarty Ring connects to Bluetooth 4.0 iOS & Android devices allowing for call notification, text and e-mail alerts, plus real-time updates from facebook, Twitter, Google Hangout and Skype.
You have a smartphone, a smart thermostat, a smart smoke alarm, smart locks, a smart sprinkler but sadly your light switches are still stupid. But get the Goldee Light Controller and your days in the dumb dark are over. Customize your controls for brainless, anytime on/off, dimming, timers, and various modes that you can set and forget.
Every day we move closer toward automated everything. The Lono lets you control your home sprinkler system from your smartphone. Turn it off or on, anytime, anywhere. And it’s not just easier, Lono reports an estimated 22% savings on water.
Palm rejection isn’t something that happens to really lonely, unlucky guys, it’s a key feature, and a good one, of the Pencil iPad stylus. When the palm of your hand touches the tablet there’s no confusion between the stylus pressure and the pressure of your hand, resulting in more accurate and natural writing and drawing.
The Powershell turns your iPhone into a mobile gaming console for all your fave iOS games. It’s got precision controls like an analog D-pad and shoulder triggers & it supports iOS 7 gaming. The fact that it’s also packing a 1500 MAH backup battery makes perfect sense.
Two things you always need packed into one, small portable product. Sound good? The Bolt is a combination wall charger and backup power supply for your phone and other USB-powered devices. Fold-out prongs and a juicy 3000mAh Li-Ion battery keep it compact and long-lasting.
If you’ve got some of those old-fashioned photo prints you’re dying to get back into the graveyard of your hard drive, the Doxie Flip is the device that’ll do it. It’s a flat bed scanner that will scan 4X6 originals at up to 600 dpi. The cover pops off easily to allow for scanning all types of flat stuff: images, artwork, whatever.
Floor mopping robots are very useful considering where mopping sits on most people’s list of weekly goals. This one will clean wet or dry on tile, wood, cement, whatever you’ve got. Which is amazing. But unfortunately we’re still pretty far from sandwich-making and beer-fetching robots.
You’d probably want to know if your bedroom started steaming up when you weren’t at home. Odd example maybe but these Spotter multipurpose sensors from Quirky will let you know. They monitor motion, sound, temperature, light, and humidity and allow you to track it all on your mobile device.