iRobot’s new Roomba 980 robotic vacuum cleaner is now wi-fi connected, allowing you to schedule cleaning remotely via Apple/Android apps. It also features a new floor tracking sensor and lo-res camera for advanced digital mapping. While older models could clean 2 or 3 rooms before a recharge, the new 980 will vacuum the whole house before rolling back to its dock.
The House Hydrant replaces the standard hose bibs sticking out of your house with a flush-mount faucet system that offers fast, efficient hose connection that automatically turns water off and on. Built with 100% lead-free stainless steel it installs like a conventional outdoor faucet. The design also makes it completely frost-free.
With over 150 distinctly simple southern recipes for every meal of the day, this new cookbook from Matt Moore also functions as a guide-book to cooking, eating & living for the 21st century southern gentleman.
The Luna Lantern brings the glowing ambience of the full moon into your space. There are 7 sizes available, ranging from 32 in. to 236 in. diameter & they use either LED or Halogen bulbs with adjustable brightness for dialing in the perfect moonlit mood. A funded IndieGoGo.
V-Moda’s Crossfade M-100 DJ-style headphone just got a major upgrade, now it’s available in a wireless bluetooth model, instead of cable-only. It’s a first for V-Moda. This new model can pair with 2 devices & offer 12-hour battery. Yes, sound is still delivered via their patent-pending, dual-diaphragm 50-mm drivers.
Your beloved iPhone will be safe and sound inside this Italian-made case. It’s got a rugged vegetable-tanned leather exterior & a soft, wool felt interior. There are also little stash pockets in there for your cards and cash.
It’s smarter than the average smart speaker. The HiddenHub analyzes a room’s layout and dynamically adjusts the audio profile to give your space the best possible sound. Using Wi-Fi audio and compatible with Airplay & DLNA, the hub works with multi-speaker set-ups & can build its own 5HZ streaming network. The list of functions & features is impressive.
Good news for 4K tv owners… Amazon is releasing a new version of its Fire TV that streams the eye-popping video from the likes of Amazon Video and Netflix. The new box also supports 802.11ac for better long-range performance, has 75% more processing power and a GPU that’s twice as fast. Amazon also integrated its Alexa voice assistant into the Fire TV remote.
Many watchmakers have a hard time keeping it simple. Not Filson. Their Scout Collection manages to offer solid function & refined details without ever veering into Jewelry-For-Men territory. Understated, military-inspired styling and a variety of finishes, all with Horween leather bands. And all made with Shinola movements, in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
This smart basketball from Wilson tracks your stats. Inside, there’s a Bluetooth radio, low-power processor, and three-axis accelerometer that uses algorithms to track your baskets and bricks. Unlike other smart basketballs, the X Connected ball never needs a recharge; its battery is good for 100K shots or about 2 years of heavy use.