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Attach Vector Cup Holder and Save In-Flight Laptops

  Check It Out or Buy on Amazon (Paid Link)   Every business flight I have ever been on that has beverage service inevitably is followed by beverage clean up. If you want to spend more time focusing on the presentation you have to give and less time wondering if you will be shopping for a new laptop when you land, check out the Vector cup holder. Cup holders have probably been around for as long as cups, which is why the Vector cup holder is a much needed innovation, especially for the business [...]

No More Cold Coffee with the Nano Heated Wireless Mug

  Enjoying a hot cup of coffee while it is still warm is not always as relaxing as it should be. The Nano Heated Wireless Mug will keep your coffee warm between all the distractions you face when you just need a coffee break. The sixteen-ounce insulated Nano Heated Wireless Mug uses an internal heating system to keep the beverage contents at a perfect drinking temperature for up to forty-five minutes. The heating system is a small disc element built into the bottom of the mug that uses, "NanoHeat" technology to transfer heat through the stainless steel interior of [...]

GasWatch Keeps an Eye on Your Propane Supply

  Check It Out or Buy on Amazon (Paid Link)   It is hard to be disappointed at a BBQ, unless you flip the lid of your grill and see your half-cooked food sitting without a flame underneath. With GasWatch, you could potentially never run out of propane again. GasWatch is a scale that works with most common propane tanks to let you know when your tank is running low. The scale can be used on any flat surface or even inside the grill cabinet and uses a Bluetooth connection to par it with [...]

Lock Your Valuables with Safe Box for the Beach

  Hitting the beach for the day is a great escape although we still need things like cell phones, money, keys and other necessities that can get lost in the sand or worse, stolen. Adding a Safe Box for the Beach to your day-trip gear can make a summer day get-a-way worry-free. Safe Box for the Beach is more than just a box for your stuff; it is a dug in, locked down and secure option to protect your valuables that also supports an umbrella. Safe Box uses a long auger screw that twists deep into the sand and [...]

Big Skinny Wallets Protect Against RFID Skimming

  Check It Out or Buy on Amazon (Paid Link)   A pickpocket thief today does not even have to lift your wallet to grab your credit card. Big Skinny Wallets block electronic skimming, protecting your plastic purchasing while maintaining a slim design. Big Skinny Wallets use a thin material that is a poly-blend of copper and nickel incorporated into the wallets design surrounding everything inside in an RFID-blocking Faraday cage. The material used to create this information safety zone is very thin, flexible and even machine washable protecting your cards from skimmers in [...]

Candles Get Colorful and Interactive with PLAYBULB

  Check It Out or Buy on Amazon (Paid Link)   There is no denying that even one lit candle can change the ambiance of any occasion from ordinary to warm and inviting. PLAYBULB is a colorful replacement to regular candles offering lighting options in a portable and interactive package. PLAYBULB is a fun twist on the traditional candle using thirty-milliwatt LED lights and an Android or iOS application to glow in any color you choose. Setting up the candle is as easy as inserting three AA batteries, flipping the power switch and then [...]

StormTag Personal Weather Prediction with a Global Purpose

  If you are an amateur weather enthusiast, StormTag wants your help in a two-year project to collect climate information for better prediction models and act as your personal weather station. StormTag is a small weather station that can be attached to key chains, jackets, backpacks or anything you take with you outdoors. The device can monitor temperature, barometric pressure, humidity and UV index for accurate conditions at your exact location. The collected weather metrics are sent by Bluetooth to a smart device application for personal use and then also anonymously sent to the cloud for use by the [...]

Squizmo Easily Flattens Toothpaste and Other Tubes

  Check It Out or Buy on Amazon (Paid Link)   We use products sold in tubes every day from toothpaste to creams and ointments and when the product inside gets low, so do the creative ways of getting the last contents out. Squizmo is a simple innovation that is long overdue. Squizmo, short for, "Squeezing Gizmo" is a device that attaches to the end of most tubes and as the knob is turned, every bit of the contents inside is pushed out. Squizmo may look like a simple device, but the tool is [...]

Kangaroo Light Brightens Every Place You Go

  Check It Out or Buy on Amazon (Paid Link)   Portable light options used to mean bulky flashlights that are not practical to carry around every day. For a more stylish portable light that brightens your entire surroundings, check out Kangaroo Light. Kangaroo Light is a shapeable, soft personal lighting solution for making the dark places of our day a little brighter. On the outside, a splash-proof silicon exterior covers twenty-four soft white LED lights that are Arduino controlled for customization. An accelerometer acts as the power switch; just tap the Kangaroo Light [...]