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.
The wi-fi enabled Forerunner 630 is the most advanced and connected runner’s watch that Garmin has ever made. It tracks stride length, ground contact time balance, vertical ratio, lactate threshold, stress score and performance condition, plus standard metrics like pace, speed, distance, time, calories burned, and sleep. Works with ANT+HR monitors as well.
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.
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.
California-based surf watchmaker Nixon gave their new model C39 analog a Swiss-made quartz movement and a 39mm stainless steel case. They made 2 models: one featuring a dial made of a recycled newspaper material that looks like woodgrain, the other features a rose gold finish with a brushed black dial and brown horween leather strap.
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.
One of the myriad reasons why nobody wants to watch your GoPro footage or ours, is the jittery, bouncy, nausea-inducing camera shake that’s all but inevitable with these little cameras. The Aeon from Aetho is a GoPro stabilizer that will fix your footage. The Aeon’s 3-axis gimbal is mounted to an ergonomic handle that keeps the camera smooth & stable no matter how shaky you are.
Angee is an autonomous home security & communication system that gives you a full 360° view of your home with voice recognition, at-the-door identification, motion-detecting rotation, advanced learning, cordless portability, and a number of additional features, all with no subscription fees.
With the Traverse Collection GPS & GLONASS satellite nav watch you can plan out your route with detail topo maps from Movescount. It uses FusedAlti technology which combines barometric pressure data with satellite accurate tracking of altitude, vertical speed, & total ascent. Battery life: 100 hours.