This 5000mAh backup battery pack is the first to feature a MagSafe port, so it can be recharged with the MacBook Power supply you already carry in your bag. And it will recharge fully in just 30 minutes. Or use the Mini USB port to charge it up, but that takes 7 hours.
Solu is a pocket-sized computer with a cloud-linked OS and subscription-based access to applications. It can be used as a stand-alone device with its zoomable UI or linked with a keyboard & display. Not bad to look at either. Currently funding on Kickstarter.
You can link up to 6 of these cloth-covered Libratone speakers to fill your whole home with sound. The new 100W Zipp and smaller 60W Zipp Mini speakers use Bluetooth 4.0 to deliver 360º sound and come in a variety of poppy colors.
Unlike most smart watches that just look like an uglier but higher tech version of a traditional watch, the Wove Band features a flexible band with an e-ink display that wraps all the way around your wrist. More space for your display means more info on-screen. The device displays both vertically when worn and landscape mode when laid flat. Available in 2016.
The goBAT 6000 is a portable backup battery for charging your devices in the wild. It’s tough: IP68 waterproof & dustproof rating and Military Spec 810G Drop/Shock construction. The 6000 mAh battery will charge most phones up to 3 times & its high-power USB port auto-detects the fastest possible charge speed for your device.
This sweet little system combines four products into one: premium wireless earbuds, a bluetooth headset, back-up battery for your phone & earbuds, and a protective phone case. The buds fit right into the base of the case for storage & re-charge. Fits iPhone 6 & 6S. Currently funding on Kickstarter.
The H7 is the latest over-ear wireless headphone from Bang & Olufsen. They boast premium, eco-friendly aluminum construction, a leather band, and a 20-hour battery. Available in raw aluminum finish or black.
The Smart Lock was August’s first offering. Now they’re back with a trio of new smart security products: the updated Smart Lock that now links with Apple’s Siri, plus the Smart Keypad that can generate one-time user codes, and Doorbell Cam that gives you a 140º HD view of who’s at your door. They also launched August Access, a new app that makes controlling & monitoring the whole suite of products quick & easy.
If your connected, smart gadget-controlled home feels more confusing than intuitive, Savant’s new smart hub & universal remote could really simplify things. It gives you one-tap access to network and cable-TV stations, Sonos, Roku, Apple TV, game console, and even lighting. The remote features a color touchscreen and voice control. This is the first foray into a more cost-friendly product for the typically high-end Savant.
When one screen isn’t enough: The InkCase i6 adds a 4.3-inch E-Ink display to the back of your iPhone 6 and connects to the device via Bluetooth. Use it to get messages, news and other notifications, all without having to access the iPhone’s built-in display. Convenient. Also saves battery.