If you have the iPhone 4 you already know that the battery life sucks. This new backup battery/protective case gives you the freedom to spend twice as long away from an AC power source. And while you’re roughing it out there off-the-grid, you can use Mophie’s GPS-enabling app to keep you on course while you hunt for that next outlet.
If you’re the “I lost my wallet” guy, don’t bother getting this one made specifically for travel. Replacing your lost cash, cards, & ID is one thing, but a lost passport or paper ticket in a foreign country is serious. If you’re not a loser though, you’ll appreciate this. It holds all your travel docs, including a special little pocket for your passport.
The makers of Boss Radios are dealing in ‘bent technology’ or ‘revitalized vintage.’ They take old, antique clock radios and convert them into plug-and-play digital music players. Re-fitted with new speakers, circuitry and a plug for your mp3 unit, they take your tunes back to the future.
If you need to get the barn hot enough to breed sheep, this compact, cordless propane heater will do the trick. Just remember the thing is burning propane at 35K BTUs, so never, ever bring it into the bedroom or other enclosed space where you’re trying to do the breeding thing.
Finally someone else realized your time is much too valuable for menial crap like turning the dials on your home thermostats to regulate the heat. Nest Thermostat’s aren’t stupid, they learn what temp you like, when, and they keep it there, so you can get back to kicking the world’s ass with one less distraction. Neat fact: the founders of Nest were part of the original iPod development team at Apple.
Toronto bands today are a dime a dozen yet ironically, they all sound like the same band. Canadian pioneers Rush, however have a very distinct sound. One that’s helped them sell a jaw-dropping 40 million records. This new 3-box “Sectors” set chronicles their Mercury Records years. Each set contains 5 albums in their entirety.
Instead of classic cornball feel-good flicks, light up your holiday festivities with some blood and guts. UFC’s Ultimate Fight Collection gives you 20 discs of the season’s best fights in all their Spartan glory. Available this December
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.
This compact little duffel from E13 is made from up-cycled automobile airbags. The airbags are removed from crashed vehicles in Ohio junkyards and built into bomber bags. Don’t worry, there won’t be blood stains on the bags, they’re cleaned before construction.