All posts by Chad Willis

FOMO taken to the next level

FOMO, or Fear Of Missing Out, takes the average person and forces them to experience everything possible. It would be sweet to be able to video your life so you can always look back at the greatest hits. You do not want to be looking like a cyborg all the time with a GoPro strapped to you 24/7 however. There is a new button cam literally called FOMO here to help out with your predicament. Continue reading FOMO taken to the next level

CrossHelmet Changes Your Motorcycle Experience

In a world of increasing connectivity, riders are very interested in gear that not only offers more safety, but also entertainment options like an onboard camera, music controls and group communications. The Crosshelmet X1 offers all that, and more. Like most of these gadgets, it’s Bluetooth-integrated, which should allow communication with cellphones and other electronic gadgets, as well as communication units and possibly smart helmets made by other manufacturers. All the information the helmet collects, including its rear-view camera, is collected in a heads-up display in the front visor. Continue reading CrossHelmet Changes Your Motorcycle Experience

Use All Your Speakers with Belle

The folks from Podo Labs are at it again, but this time, it’s not a camera the creative company is peddling on Kickstarter. Rather, it’s a Bluetooth speaker known simply as Belle. Think of it as a grown-up boombox. The Belle is both a speaker and subwoofer capable of connecting up to six speakers (of any brand) by way of Bluetooth. So if you have a house full of speakers that you don’t use all that often because their volume is too weak or their bass is too low, Podo Labs believes you can connect them all to its Belle Bluetooth speaker to get your party started. Continue reading Use All Your Speakers with Belle

Explore Anywhere with HEXA

I understand that the world is changing and technology is at the forefront of that change. I wonder, though, how we’ll all feel with giant tarantulas constantly roaming our neighborhoods. Yes, they’ll be quieter than Amazon’s drones. But, well, robot tarantulas. Or, more precisely, the new HEXA robot. I know that tarantulas have eight legs and the HEXA only has six. But look at it crawling around and tell me that you don’t know at least one person who, on seeing this, will scream in terror. Continue reading Explore Anywhere with HEXA

Smart Plug – Non-Invasive Edition

We have seen the push for smart homes everywhere recently. In theory, a smart home sounds fantastic and convenient. The downside is the cost. There are plenty of economic options that work great, but they all tend to get in the way. Swidget is different. It seemlessly integrates smart technology into your home without any rewiring or protruding plugs. Continue reading Smart Plug – Non-Invasive Edition

Enjoy the cold with Polar Seal

Hikers, skiers, and trail runners searching for an extra layer to keep them warm during cold weather activities should look no further than the Polar Seal. This new active pullover features integrated heating elements designed to keep the wearer warm even in the coldest of conditions. With up to 8 hours of battery life on a single charge, the Polar Seal heated pullover will keep outdoor athletes warm, even on cold winter days. Continue reading Enjoy the cold with Polar Seal