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If you like physical calendars that are sure to draw then stop spending your money buying the cute kitten calendars year-after-year and start considering this masterpiece: an elegantly-designed calendar that’s filled with magic (see: magnets and metal). One of these would compliment a Newton’s cradle quite nicely, no? // Source
It’s allergy season, and there’s nothing worse than sitting at your desk sniffling, reaching for tissue after tissue. Luckily, you can remove dust, pollen and other irritants from the air in your office with the Holmes Smart Air Purifier. The True-HEPA device connects to your smartphone so you can check the air quality and set up a custom schedule for every day of the week.
Another one of these cool office gadgets, the completely redesigned Magic Trackpad 2 features a built-in battery, Force Touch, a much larger surface, and pairs automatically with your Mac. Four force sensors under the surface of the Apple Magic Trackpad 2 detect subtle differences in how much pressure you apply. You get increased functionality and a deeper connection to your content.
Segway has definitely made a name for itself over time, having popularized the idea of a personal transportation device that has since caught the imagination of many. This time around, Segway Robotics has launched an Indiegogo campaign for Loomo, which is the first mobile robot sidekick in the whole world. Sounds pretty cool, right? Well, the Loomo is actually a smart machine that toggles functions between a mini personal transporter and mobile robot sidekick, and it is now up for pre-order on Indiegogo. There is a limited early bird pricing that will begin from $1,299, which means you will not be able to get it any cheaper in the future.
Anaheim’s National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show featured plenty of traditional instruments, but as always, there was also a lot of cool music tech. From pro DJ hardware to gadgets that upgrade the instruments you already own to innovative music education tools and apps, NAMM showed that now, more than ever, the worlds of music and tech are intersecting in interesting ways.
The most successful people all know the value of having, and displaying, a good watch on their wrist. Not only is the new Pebble Steel Smartwatch attractive and sophisticated, it is useful. Use the Steel for the time, or access email, text messages, Google maps, and more on its perfectly sized face. A clear step forward from their original 2013 model, the Steel beat out a number of impressive competitors for the Verge Award for Best Smartwatch of 2014.
That sensor, which can store up to three months worth of data, passes information to the accompanying app whenever the wearer holds the device close to his or her smartphone. The app keeps track of your exposure levels and can provide tips for managing sun intake.
3.In order to make it convenient for using and prevent abnormality occurring to memory card which will result in damaging software tool, it is suggested to copy/make a backup of the tool into your computer for saving.
A widely circulated story holds that the word gadget was invented when Gaget, Gauthier & Cie, the company behind the repoussé construction of the Statue of Liberty (1886), made a small-scale version of the monument and named it after their firm; however this contradicts the evidence that the word was already used before in nautical circles, and the fact that it did not become popular, at least in the USA, until after World War I. Other sources cite a derivation from the French gâchette which has been applied to various pieces of a firing mechanism, or the French gagée, a small tool or accessory.
Record hours of video footage with this DVR wrist watch thanks to the 4GB internal flash memory, and view the artistic fruits of your labor, with a simple connection of the DVR spy watch to your laptop computer using the USB cable provided.
Are you ready to find the best office gadgets for both fun and getting the job done? Stop by Gadget Review, read our office gadget reviews, and get great ideas for what you are looking for. Gadget Review provides real time news updates on all the latest, greatest office desk accessories, best office chairs for the money, along with pieces exploring that hard-to-find solution you’ve been wanting for years. Thanks to the swift rise of sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, there are a whole lot of projects out there tackling those annoying little office problems. Whether you want a smart water filter, a desk with built-in iPad ports, or a floating Bluetooth speaker (all real thing), there’s probably a campaign for that. And now with Gadget Review’s help, you know exactly what’s hot and what you can safely ignore!
With a phone that has no need of wires, why wouldn’t we want a speaker without them too? Bluetooth speakers are wireless yet rechargeable and can be connected with an easy click of a button and a quick sync action.
This may be the first step on the road to our mecha future, but Furrion’s giant exoskeleton is designed for peace, not war. It’s a racing exoskeleton that’s 14 feet/4.3m tall, 16 feet/4.9m wide and weighs over 3.5 tons (3.2 metric tons). Yet, it can run at speeds up to 21 mph, jump 10 feet in the air and run for two hours on a charge. All with you controlling it with body movements.
Doxie makes it easy (and fun!) to go paperless. Doxie’s included Mac and PC apps let you sync scans via USB or Wi-Fi to your desktop to organize and create searchable multi-page PDFs with award-winning ABBYY® OCR technology. Save scans to your desktop, local apps, or your favorite cloud services — like Dropbox, Evernote, OneNote, and iCloud Drive. Or, sync scans to your iPhone or iPad with Doxie’s iOS app to save and share your scans wherever you are.
What it does: This 1.7-litre smart kettle, with auto shut-off, has two water-level indicators and a variable temperature from 80 to 100 degrees. The base has seven buttons – five to select temperatures, one to turn it on and another to activate a ‘keep warm’ feature that keeps water hot for 20 minutes after it has boiled.
PlugBug is a 10W USB wall charger that piggybacks onto your MacBook Power Adapter, creating a totally unique, all-in-one, dual charger for MacBook + iPad or iPhone. That means you can charge your MacBook + iPad or iPhone at the same time using one wall outlet. Remarkably simple and elegantly designed, this go anywhere power pack means one less charger to carry and one less wall outlet to find. PlugBug simplifies your life in a way you never imagined.
Facebook might talk the talk when it comes to building community, but Civ.works walks the walk. The ad-free social network was launched by Oracle executive George Polisner, who publicly resigned after the company’s co-CEO Safra Catz joined Trump’s transition team in December 2016. The platform, which launched in January 2017, is designed to collect civic actions at the local, state, national and international levels and distribute them to subscribers based on their issue preference and geography. The aim is to give the community tools to work together on societal outcomes important for everyone, regardless of the political “side”.
Enjoy the classically designed keyboard, with a pillow-textured palm rest for support and comfort. The desktop is completed with a wireless, full-size mouse that features enhanced side grips, four-way scrolling and Blue Track technology. Not only is this desktop secure, comfortable and convenient – it’s simple to use—just plug in the transceivers and you’re ready to go!
We’ve decided it’s best if we just get the largest, most monstrous hub on the market, because having more ports than we need is a much nicer problem than having to acquire a new hub every few months. This puppy has 24 ports. (And you thought our 16 port hub was crazy!) Connect up to 24 USB devices with lightning fast 480Mbps transfer speeds. You can power this hub either directly from your computer or from an AC outlet. This means you can recharge your digital camera, flipcam, mp3 player, cell phone, everything you want, anywhere there’s a wall socket. This top grade hub features automatic over-current protection for each port, hot swapping plug-and-play connection, and the ability to daisy chain up to 127 USB devices if you’re really crazy.
The smartphone is one particular device that definitely needs a case of its own, as you can never quite tell as to when disaster is going to strike, but when it comes to choosing the model, it can be quite a headache. Here is something that will definitely be very different — the HandL MAXIMUS Phone Case, which is also known as the Butt Case. The design of the HandL MAXIMUS is meant to help you reunite with the power of touch, as Allen Hirsch, the artist and inventor of the HandL phone cases shared, “Touching the buttocks is one of the most pleasant tactile and ergonomic experiences.”
Solid data protection meets convenient size in the LaCie PetiteKey USB Drive. Shaped like a key to fit easily and inconspicuously onto a keyring, the PetiteKey is even more functional than its larger predecessor. Each PetiteKey comes with LaCie Private-Public software with password protection and 256-bit encryption, while its 100-meter waterproof design makes the PetiteKey resistant to the number one killer of external drive data loss — water damage. Best of all, the PetiteKey is available in sizes from 8-32GB, allowing you to fit an enormous amount of data onto the small drive.