Taking the trusty PostIt note and turning it into a digital tool, Moon Roof Labs has created SeeNote, an always-on digital sticky note with an e-paper touchscreen that provides easy, no hands access to notes, reminders, and updates from your apps. It syncs to the cloud over wi-fi & it glows when it’s got something to tell you.
Disguised as an everyday analog watch, Garmin’s Vívomove includes a built-in activity tracker that monitors how many steps you’ve taken, how you slept, and discreetly alerts you when you’ve been inactive too long. Sync it up with Garmin’s software to keep track of your goals and progress.
The new M-D is an advanced digital rangefinder with a purist design intended to highlight the bare essentials of photography. With no LCD & manual settings for ISO values, apertures and shutter speeds, it trades technology for creative freedom while backing up every shot with that unquestionable image quality: A Leica Maestro image processor and 24 MP CMOS sensor.
Sony’s Glass Sound Speaker is a wireless Bluetooth speaker built into an LED lantern, a unique speaker that merges form & function, to provide not just mood lighting but the perfect soundtrack as well. Available in May.
Designed specifically for use with the whole range of iPhone 6 models, Air Case is the world’s thinnest battery phone case. It provides protection & doubles your battery life. It adds just 3.8mm of thickness to your phone. The pricing is pretty lean, too. A funded Indiegogo.
The Beoplay A1 is an advanced bluetooth speaker that is portable and for its size, powerful. Peak power of 2X 140W provides solid bass & true 360º sound. It also has a built-in microphone for calls. Aluminum construction and a Dieter Rams-inspired design give it a good look for all environments.
When it comes to a portable, off-grid power supply, few rival the brute strength & versatility of the lunchbox-size Anker PowerHouse, a compact, 400Wh generator that offers triple output modes: a 12V car socket, an AC outlet and 4 fast-charging USB ports to power lamps, phones, laptops, TVs and even mini fridges. It recharges via AC plug or solar.
It’s not just the addition of a rose gold colorway, the new 12” Macbook got some internal upgrades. It is now faster, thanks to a sixth-gen Intel Core M processor. The battery is also improved, now offering 10 hours of web browsing and 11 hours of video. The gold does look nice though, doesn’t it?
The Uni-Fi UB5 from award-winning audiophile brand ELAC America, is their latest 3-way speaker. Inside the standard speaker box exterior, it boasts a 5.25” bass woofer and a concentric mid & tweeter that are separated in their own enclosure. This design reduces interference from the low-end tones to maintain crisp, clear sound in the mids & highs.
Utilizing unique materials & modern design, the Hult Design team created Pavilion, a premium bluetooth speaker that looks as good as it sounds. Its high-density concrete base contains a 20-watt full-range driver to deliver sound that’s dispersed through a D-Spiral copper acoustic element for clean, warm tones across the whole sound spectrum. A funded Kickstarter.