This Renew SleepClock watches you while you sleep, silently monitoring your breathing and movement. Creepy, right? Not exactly. It’s designed to wake you gently and only when your body is ready. Plus, the clock is driven by an App that captures all your sleep stats so you can track your nocturnal patterns. Getting the right amount of deep, quality sleep is crucial for your overall health and this clock makes it super-easy to keep yourself on track.
Charging up your USB devices usually means flipping open the laptop to power ’em up but with this grounded, wall-mounted plug-in plate you can just jam your cord into the outlet and not get caught back up in Facebook. Plugs in anywhere and has two USB ports plus a regular 3-prong outlet.
Whether you want to boggle would-be burglars or just save money on your home energy bill, Belkin’s WeMo home automation system has you covered. It lets you control electrical outlets in your home from your smart phone. Turn lights on and off or power down electronics after you’ve left. It even has a motion sensing mode, so even if you forget to turn stuff off via your phone, it’s still working to save you money.
Two incredible uses for this pocket iPhone projector come immediately to mind. 1. Instant movie time for the kids anywhere you go. 2. Share embarrassing co-worker video with an audience larger than the one that can huddle around your phone. What would you do with it?
Motorola is calling their Motoactv fitness device “the ultimate.” The watch-like unit tracks your workout stats, stores up to 16Gigs of music, and even offers “audio coaching.” All this sounds good but wouldn’t the “ultimate” device actually be doing the workout for you?
If your own two aren’t providing enough entertainment, the wild and crazy Robotic Ball could curb your ball playing jones. Controlled by your smart phone, this product is what the name suggests, a ball that does what you want it to. Unlike the others that are extremely fragile, this one will stand up to all-day play.
Since nobody can ready your handwriting, this super-easy video memo pad might help you get your point across faster. Operated with three simple buttons, it allows you to record and play messages up to 3 minutes in length. It’s also got a magnetic back so you can stick it on the fridge, for the old “drink my last beer and die” message.
If you’re one of those holdouts who still keeps a landline and talks on a regular home telephone, we’ve got some good news for you. Now you can use Skype. The company has recently developed technology adapting Skype software for landline use. They’re also introducing a Skype-ready cordless phone. It’s crazy, you can call everywhere while sidestepping high phone bills. Get on it.
Remember to save the receipt when you buy the “world’s brightest laser you can legally own.” Because when the taxman comes knocking, you’ll want to add this splurge to your other “business” expenses. You’ll get the deduction because nobody in the world, including your tax guy, knows what handheld lasers are really for.