Stop Skimming and Get Swimming with Solar-Breeze

  Check It Out or Buy on Amazon (Paid Link)   Personal robotic systems can clean your gutters, vacuum your carpet and now with Solar-Breeze, your wife will have to say goodbye to the pool boy. Solar-Breeze is a robotic pool skimmer that cruises around the pool all day using solar power to pick up floaters and keep the pool swim ready. A rear paddle moves the robot around the pool trapping debris from the front of the unit in an ultra-fine nylon mesh filter removing most of the surface contaminates before they sink. Chemicals can also be released while the robot skims the pool from a [...]

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 traveler. Made of aluminum and built to last, it uses a trigger-type [...]

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 a smart device application. Once GasWatch is in place and the tank [...]

Mobile Devices Get Their Own Outlet with SnapPower

  Check It Out or Buy on Amazon (Paid Link)   I recently discovered a new term, "Wall Warts". You probably have them in your house; mobile device chargers that make furniture placement impossible and tie-up outlets while your device grabs some power. SnapPower has designed a cure for wall warts: an outlet wall cover offering a low profile built-in charging port for any device that uses USB charging cables. The cover uses two prongs on the inside of the plate to draw power from the existing receptacle wiring screws making installation as easy as removing the old cover and snapping in the new. Each charger [...]

Clean Cup Defunks Beer Pong Balls for Kinder Makes

  Check It Out or Buy on Amazon (Paid Link)   You sink it and they drink it. Those are the rules of beer pong that you have to live by when that filthy dirty ball lands in your cup, making a rough night of Beer Pong harder to swallow. Clean Cup is finally showing beer pong players some of the love that golfers have been enjoying for years, the ability to wash their balls. Clean Cup is very easy to use; just drop the ball in, press a button and in about five seconds the ball is defunked and ready to toss. The unit sprays [...]

Smart Rope for Fitness is Not Your Playground Jump Rope

  Check It Out or Buy on Amazon (Paid Link)   I hit the treadmill three times a week and stay fit with weight training, so when I found the Smart Rope and learned that jumping rope can be a more beneficial workout than running, I had to investigate. Smart Rope is more than a jump rope evolved; it is a totally new piece of workout gear. As the name implies, it uses Bluetooth to communicate with a smartphone application for tracking metrics like jumps, time and calories with the ability to track and socially share workouts. What makes the Smart Rope impressive is the way [...]

Prynt Smartphone Case for Instant Photo Printing

  Check It Out or Buy on Amazon (Paid Link)   Polaroid cameras were so much fun because in an instant, you could grab a snapshot and share a real, physical photo keepsake memory. Prynt is bringing back the days of instant photography, this time as a smartphone case. Prynt is as easy to use as any camera by simply docking your smartphone, grabbing the perfect shot and in a matter of seconds; a photo is printed from the case. Prynt works by using thermal technology that heats a special photo paper to precise temperatures, which allows the ink that is already embedded in the paper [...]

Shed Light on Your GoPro Video with Sidekick

  Check It Out or Buy on Amazon (Paid Link)   Every Hero needs a Sidekick and if you own a GoPro and have tried shooting video in low light and backlit conditions, your Sidekick will shed light on your most heroic moments. Sidekick comes in two varieties and uses a low-profile arm mounting next to the GoPro camera that is compatible with all GoPro mounts. The Cree U2 LED on both units delivers 600-lumens of light with 90-degrees of coverage. An additional 400-lumen spot on the Sidekick Duo targets light where it is needed narrowing the coverage to a focused 23-degrees. Both models are factory [...]

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 the ten to three-thousand megahertz range of frequencies. The material has to [...]