Craft made speaker-maker Serene Audio is thinking outside the box. Their handmade speakers are clearly a new breed. Their unique line of speakers combines engineered sound with quality, sustainable bamboo craftsmanship.
Unless you’ve taken your obsession with Mad Men a little too far, your car cigarette lighter probably isn’t getting a lot of use. This little nug from Just Mobile turns your car lighter into a 2-port USB charging station. Way smoother than a Pall Mall. Source
Yes, your little Etsy-made piece of reclaimed two-by-four is a great stand for your iPad2 at home. But in the office you might prefer something it bit more tidy. This stand from Ten One Design is the one. Brushed aluminum that looks like Apple made it, magnetic attachment, junkshow-free styling.
You might not believe this but we found a battery charger/power supply for your phone, computer, & electronics that runs on water. Yup. It’s a hydrogen fuel cell that converts water into electricity. Don’t expect us to explain this weird science but we can tell you this: the futuristic little PowerTrekk unit is eco-friendly and provides power totally off the grid. Available May 2012.
Is it just us or is the convenience and power of your super-smart iPhone starting to make your laptop seem a little stupid? The only bitch is that so much typing leads to lots of typos. But with just one click, the new Slim One Keyboard from Ontario-based brand Matias, lets you switch from typing on your PC or Mac to texting in turbo on your iPhone. Nice for us multi-device multi-taskers.
A wide-angle lens on your camera is cool, it lets you fit a lot into the frame. But what if you could fit in the whole scene, like everything? Well, the Tamaggo 360-imager lets you do that. It’s the first device to make fully-integrated panomorph images instantly. Consider this, even the widest fisheye lens only catches about 180-degrees, the Tamaggo lets you catch all 360 and you can post it instantly to the web, all from one small device. Coming soon.
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.
The worst thing about a big ol’ boombox is how fast they chew through batteries. Plus – where those batteries eventually end up. The Rukus Solar is a Bluetooth sound system with a built-in solar panel. Could there be any boombox better for the beach? Or the landfill? Available April 2012.
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.
These days it takes a pretty awesome camera for most of us to put down our phones and shoot with something purpose-built for photos. Canon’s new PowerShot G1 X point & shoot is the one. It is compact and powerful, boasting a highly light-sensitive 14.3 Megapixel CMOS sensor plus all the user-friendly features that have made the PowerShot series so successful.