New Product Stories July 21

If your summer is filled with rooftop parties with friends or romantic evenings alone with that special someone, then Tivoli Audo’s recently unveiled Bluetooth speaker is supposedly just what you’re looking for. The new PAL BT GLO speaker is packed with LED lights to help set the mood as a perfect addition to your summer’s fun.

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If you have not stepped into the fantastic and wonderful world of sous vide cooking yet, you really should. Chefs all over the planet have been leaning on this water-based cooking technique for years and there are a few really great home options on the market like the popular Anova options. The brand new Nise Wave Wi-Fi sous vide is ready to add to that list with adaptive temperature control, a few other interesting features and a notable price tag… expand full story

Dell recently released a 38-inch UltraSharp Ultra-Wide Curved Display — finally joining the ranks of Acer, LG, Samsung and Asus in both the large size and high-resolution category. This impressive new WQHD+ display that’s 3840 x 1600 features a 100W USB-C connection that can charge your compatible devices while at the same time transmitting data. Plus it has integrated dual 9W speakers and a built-in KVM feature that lets you switch between two computers or display multiple screens at the same time. expand full story

Mid-century modern design has returned with force in recent years thanks to mainstream brands like West Elm offering home goods across just about every category. Bossa, a California-based audio manufacturer, has taken note with its new Moonraker Wireless Speakers. Blending clean lines, luxurious woods and modern day tech has resulted in one of the coolest audio releases that we’ve seen in recent years.

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New Product Stories July 20

For many, using voice commands has become one of the go-to ways to control your home and set the perfect temperature. Now Microsoft has teamed up with Johnson Controls to create GLAS, one of the first Cortana-enabled smart thermostats. With a translucent touchscreen display and presence detection sensors, you’ll want to head below to see how it stacks up against other IoT thermostats.

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For many years we have been clamoring for some kind of new gaming-related venture from the fabled Atari brand. Cemented in to the interactive entertainment space since the 1970’s, the company has never really made much effort as far as fans are concerned towards new gaming products, until recently that is. The brand, which has felt largely underutilized over the years considering its pop-culture status, has been teasing a new console as of late.

While a teaser video hit last month followed by new images of the PC-based Ataribox console, there are still a number of important details up in the air. Mainly, the games and how content will be offered to consumers. Nonetheless, it is a product gamers have been asking for, unlike Atari’s new Speakerhat. A product no one has ever asked for, and especially not from Atari… expand full story

New Product Stories July 19

High-tech digital picture frames aren’t exactly new, as we’ve seen a few different models popup in the past few months. Samsung’s The Frame is geared towards casual use, while the Depict Frame better suits art aficionados and enthusiasts. The Merual Canvas on the other hand, is a more modest approach which positions itself in between these two sides of the digital canvas spectrum.  So rather than dominate an entire wall, it looks to enhance an existing area; be it by complementing family photos or displaying favorite artists’ work in your study.

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Electric skateboards have slid onto the scene with solid response from consumers in recent years as city dwellers look for an alternative to costly transportation. Some designs have been hit or miss, while Boosted has risen to the top as an industry standard. Huger Tech is looking to get in on this trend with a trio of new electric skateboards on Indiegogo with attractive designs and smart features. Each of which feature a hub motor that provides different max speeds and range. Full details below.

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ATGames is known for its vintage consoles that come filled with many of our favorites from the Atari, Nintendo and Sega eras. In fact, many of its machines not only come packed with titles built-in, but some of them can even play those old cartridges in the attic once you dust them off. Despite not being nearly as sought after as the official NES and upcoming SNES Classic Editions from Nintendo itself, the ATGames machines offer significantly more value in terms of actual software and features in many ways.

The company is set to drop new premium versions of its Atari and Sega Genesis Flashback consoles this fall, along with value-priced editions and portables. Today we have more details on each, pricing and pre-order information… expand full story

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AZIO has followed up on its Retro keyboard lineup with “one of the most luxurious mechanical keyboards” around. The AZIO Retro Classic is a backlit mechanical keyboard stylized after classic typewriters and intertwined with natural materials.

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Last year Molekule was announced as the world’s first molecular air purifier and had a sold out pre-order campaign in ten days. Now, with all pre-orders shipped, the smartphone controlled Molekule is available to the public alongside the company announcing a $10M Series A round of funding.

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New Product Stories July 18

RoomMe is the newest way to make your smart home even smarter. Currently being funded on Indiegogo, the system works by getting your smart devices to work with “person-specific presence intelligence.” That means if you walk into a room, it will prompt an immediate response from your lights, thermostat and TV to the exact settings you want. Also, this new system is compatible with HomeKit, Nest, SmartThings, Wink and Wemo.

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When you think of an electric vehicle, odds are that being comprised of wooden elements isn’t one of the defining characteristics that comes to mind. But that’s exactly what makes the recently unveiled Avionics V1 Electric Bike stand out, which incorporates wooden components into its design alongside a flexible steel frame.

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We’ve seen a steady stream of Alexa-enabled devices from Amazon and other manufacturers throughout 2017, but the response has been hit or miss. Ecobee installed the voice-assistant on its latest smart thermostat. And just about every smart home accessory offers some kind of compatibility.

All of that aside, I think we’ve found the product category that makes the most sense to offer Alexa-integration. Our alarm clock. The new Sandman Doppler just hit Kickstarter with a unique design that not only sports Amazon’s voice assistant, but is also packed with USB-A/C ports and a bright, cheery display. Through less than 24 hours, it has already flown past its initial $25,000 goal. Head below to learn more.

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While they are reducing in size and complexity everyday, your typical home printer can still be quite cumbersome as anything more than a stationary office utility. That’s where smaller, more portable photo printers and the like come into play. Canon and Polaroid immediately come to mind with the SELPHY and the Zip mobile printers, respectively. These products offer up a much more simple and streamlined process, not to mention a much smaller footprint than your typical home options. And now, Canon is looking to push the market forward once again as it is set to launch the latest model in the compact photo printer SELPHY series… expand full story

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Neonode is the maker of the AirBar accessory that brings full touchscreen capabilities to otherwise standard laptops. The simple add-on attaches to your machine via USB and magically allows you to control just about every facet of OS X directly through touch gestures on your display. Today, the company is set to debut the latest model AirBar for Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Air… expand full story

New Product Stories July 17

Part of the fun of hiking and camping is being disconnected from our devices. But if you get lost when exploring or need to contact someone in your group, a lack of cell service can really get in the way. That’s where the goTele, brought to us courtesy of Indiegogo, steps in to help tackle the outdoors with its off-the-grid location tracking and texting capabilities.

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This morning Atari sent out an email giving old school gamers a better look at its newest console, the Ataribox. Atari, the company that’s been out of the console scene for some time now, is hoping to get back in the game with this retro-inspired system. This is the first mention we’ve received since the teaser release/video from last month. The Ataribox will reportedly come loaded with old and new content and could even rival Nintendo’s upcoming classic SNES. The hope here is that Atari creates something that stays true to the old school gaming genre while at the same time appealing to new fans of Atari. expand full story

Amabrush is the “world’s first fully automatic toothbrush” and I can’t believe that it took this long for someone to come up with it. While our daily routine takes just a few minutes, that adds up to a significant amount of time over the course of our life. Amabrush says it can do the job in just 10 seconds. Those claims have added up to a significant backing on Kickstarter. At the time of this writing, nearly 13,000 pledges have been cast, totaling over $1.7 million.

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Olloclip and Incase have teamed up to create the limited edition Filmer’s Kit accessory pack for iPhone photographers and videographers. Filmer’s Kit for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus includes a total of five lenses, an articulating mobile video grip, and a special carrying case made for the accessories.

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New Product Stories July 14

Mastering your short game on the Golf course is just as crucial as perfecting those long drives when teeing off. So whether your skills are thrown off by poor form or muscle spasms, you could probably use some help. That’s where a new golf training system named the TYCHE T1 comes in, which should have you on your way to becoming a putting pro in no time.

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Have you ever tried to record a conversation on your iPhone? Believe it or not, it isn’t as easy as you would think it would be. There are few paid apps that attempt to take on the task, but all of them fall just a little short. You could always tape your conversations the old fashioned way through a speakerphone and recording device, but in this day and age that’s just not acceptable. PhotoFast is attempting to provide a solution to this problem with its Call Recorder adapter after a successful Indiegogo campaign.

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Vinyl releases have become all the rage the last few years with a plethora of new turntables hitting the market and a seemingly endless stream of special edition album/soundtrack releases. Whether it’s crazy collector’s editions of your favorite bands or re-released game soundtracks, we have seen our fair share of creative packages come down the pipeline. Radiohead is one of those enduring bands that has been crossing through genres for over 20 years now with as strong a cult following as anyone. Clearly the group is a prime candidate for one of these insane re-releases and it looks like the band’s groundbreaking OK Computer special edition is doing just that… expand full story

Gone are the days of buying albums or individual songs for your iPod. I can’t remember the last time that I gave up $0.99 for a new release on the iTunes music store. Let alone comb through my library to hand select which songs made the cut for my iPod that week. The reality is that paying $10 per month for unlimited access to entire catalogs of songs has quickly changed this industry in nearly every way.

But I guess people still want an iPod Shuffle experience. Or at least over 9,000 backers of the Mighty Spotify Player do. That’s how many early adopters shelled out $70 well over a year ago to get their hands on this mini streaming media player. After raising nearly $600,000 on Kickstarter and Indiegogo, the Mighty is finally available to all this week.

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New Product Stories July 13

If you find yourself traveling a lot, odds are you’ve faced anxiety over your luggage being sent to the wrong destination or disappearing. Tumi’s latest travel accessory, the Global Locator, aims to put your mind at ease by providing real-time location information on your bag regardless of which country it may end up in.

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