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Tune-It-Up Bluetooth Speaker + Flashlight

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This portable speaker outputs 360º sound and runs for up to 10 hours per charge. It’s IPX5 rated so that you can use it by the pool or in the rain, and it has a built-in flashlight. It also has a TF card slot built-in so you can listen to music directly from a memory card. Available in black, aqua, green, or red.

ChonkerKeys

ChonkerKeys

Our lives are filled with Zoom calls and other video meetings these days. ChonkerKeys are giant keys that offer quick shortcuts for common videoconferencing functions like mic muting, camera, and screen sharing, and light up to indicate status. Choose from the five-key Original or the reconfigurable 11-key Max model.

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Nextube Digital Tube Clock

Nextube Digital Tube Clock

Featuring a backlit LCD/IPS tube display like the EleksTube clock, the Nextube takes things to the next level. In addition to selectable fonts, it has a handsome black walnut base, brass accent rings, and built-in weather, timer, and music visualizer functions. Open-source firmware means you can develop your own apps too.

Mechanical Keyboard Sounds

Mechanical Keyboard Sounds

Virtually every word written on this website is composed on a clicky mechanical keyboard. If you love the sound of clicky keys too, then take a listen to Mechanical Keyboard Sounds: Recordings of Bespoke and Customized Mechanical Keyboards, an album by Taeha Types and Trunk Records, demonstrated here by LGR Blerbs.

LED RGB TV Backlight

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Putting a backlight behind your TV can improve perceived contrast, reduce eyestrain, and also looks cool. This inexpensive RGB LED strip light attaches to the back of TVs to add a splash of color. It comes with presets for various moods and can be controlled via a smartphone app. It can also sync up with music.

Mojo68 See-Through Keyboard

Mojo68 See-Through Keyboard

This unique mechanical keyboard has a transparent case in one of six shades. It’s fully customizable with five types of switches and three keycap profiles. It has programmable RGB backlighting, hot-swappable switches, and it supports 2.4GHz, Bluetooth, and USB connections. A matching numeric keyboard is available.

p e r m u t a t i o n . c i t y

p e r m u t a t i o n . c i t y

This experimental short film used artificial intelligence technology to stitch together action footage by the STORROR parkour team. The custom-written software identified similarities in their maneuvers and body positions, then manipulated and overlayed the imagery from various locations they’ve visited around the world.

Bricklaying Robot

Bricklaying Robot

Laying bricks by hand is a laborious process. Aussi company FBR’s Hadrian X robot automates the process. The robot is loaded with a CAD layout, dispenses blocks, applies adhesive, and precisely places each one until the structure is complete. A single human monitors the robot from inside of its control vehicle.

ATLAS Does Parkour (Again)

ATLAS Does Parkour (Again)

Boston Dynamics continues to refine its ATLAS humanoid robot, which can now perform complicated actions like running through a parkour course at full speed. This is a big improvement over the robot’s earlier gymnastics, in which ATLAS appeared much less confident. We want to see an all-robot Olympics some day.

PlateZ Camera Rig System

PlateZ Camera Rig System
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This plate-mounting system is designed to replace numerous photography tools with one. Its Z-shaped hinge and multiple mounting points let you use it as a stand, a handheld rig, chest brace, and a mount for poles and trees. It can be used standalone when traveling light or to augment your existing rigs like sliders and tripods.

Marvel Sound Effects Machine

Marvel Sound Effects Machine

Avengers fans assemble! This portable gadget features recorded samples of famous sound bites from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Push a button, and it’ll say “Hulk Smash!”, “I am Groot!” or make the sound of Iron Man’s suit being activated. Includes eight sound effects and runs on two AAA batteries.

Auto-Aiming Archery Bow

Auto-Aiming Archery Bow

Shane from Stuff Made Here has built himself machines to help cheat at baseball, basketball, golf, and pool. His latest engineering feat? A wearable archery-bot which automatically aims and shoots at targets. It even can hit a moving target by predicting where it will be by the time the arrow gets to it.

Wondershare DemoCreator

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Make professional-looking software demos, training videos, and gameplay videos with DemoCreator. Available for both Mac and PC, this app can capture and edit screenshots and video footage, add annotations, voiceovers, visual effects, transitions, and more. Save 30% in The Awesomer Shop.

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Skullcandy Hesh Evo Nolan Cooley Headphones

Skullcandy Hesh Evo Nolan Cooley Headphones
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Nolan Cooley is a surfer, skateboarder, and artist who defies preconceived notions about living with autism. Skullcandy commissioned Cooley’s colorful artwork for the “Sound Without Boundaries” program and these limited-edition Hesh Evo Headphones. The wireless cans have Tile finding tech and 36-hour battery life.

Drop + Marvel Iron Man Keycaps

Drop + Marvel Iron Man Keycaps
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Drop teamed up with Marvel to create premium keycaps inspired by Iron Man’s red and gold armor. The 160-piece set comes with keys for a variety of layouts and include Marvel, Iron Man logo, arc reactor, and flying Iron Man keys. They feature double-shot ABS construction and are compatible with Cherry MX switches.

Muzen Cybershell Wireless Speaker

Muzen Cybershell Wireless Speaker

From the makers of the awesome Muzen Mini Wild speaker comes a larger, cyberpunk-inspired Bluetooth speaker. It has dual drivers, kicks out deep bass, and has a zinc alloy shell. Full RGB lighting adds to the aesthetics, while a large battery provides up to 13 hours of playtime. Connect two for true stereo sound.

Amiga A500 Mini

Amiga A500 Mini

The Commodore Amiga was one of the more powerful PCs of the 1980s. Known for its graphical prowess, it offered some of the best games of its era. This mini version looks like the A500, but supports A1200 graphics. It comes with 25 games, and the ability to load more. Comes with a 2-button mouse and a gamepad. Drops early 2022.

Electric DeLorean

Electric DeLorean

The DeLorean DMC-12 is best known as the time-traveling car in the Back to the Future movies. While the real DeLorean could eventually hit 88mph, it didn’t exactly do it quickly with its 130 hp V6. Electric Future checks out a modded DMC-12 that can zoom from 0-to-60 in about 5 seconds thanks to parts from a Nissan Leaf.

Audi Skysphere Concept

Audi Skysphere Concept

Audi’s bold concept car showcases the brand’s future design direction and emphasis on electric drivetrains. The elongated roadster combines luxury, performance, and modern technology including the ability to shape shift and extend its wheelbase by 10″. View the full reveal on Audi’s YouTube channel.

Stealth Dragon Pro 4K FPV Drone

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Get up and flying in minutes with this bargain-priced 4K drone. The Stealth Dragon Pro can automatically hold its altitude and returns to home with a single button press. Its app provides real-time video over Wi-Fi for a first-person perspective on your flight. Save 40% off the MSRP in The Awesomer Shop.

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Secretlab MAGNUS Metal Desk

Secretlab MAGNUS Metal Desk
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This slick desk is ideal for PC gamers with its stealthy black metal surface and legs. Its 59.1″ x 27.6″ desktop is large enough for multiple monitors and has plenty of room for mousing. It includes a covered cable management tray, and can be upgraded with RGB lighting, a magnetic desk mat, and cable management accessories.

Every Tech CEO

Every Tech CEO

Over the years, we’ve seen way too many self-important product videos from companies like Apple and Microsoft. Joma Tech pokes fun at tech CEO swagger by hyping something as mundane as a set of overpriced window blinds. The back half of the video is a little treat for anyone who has ever worked for a tech startup.

AR Micro-Blocks Smartphone Microscope

AR Micro-Blocks Smartphone Microscope

This set of modular blocks snaps onto your smartphone or tablet camera and turns it into a microscope. The kit includes a backlight, 60X, 150X, and 300X magnifiers, and a slide holder that can also hold liquid specimens. In addition, pre-packaged slides display information about the specimens using augmented reality tech.

Celluveyor Omnidirectional Conveyor System

Celluveyor Omnidirectional Conveyor System

Traditional conveyor belts can move items along a single axis. But Cellumation’s unique system can shuffle items around in any direction. It uses a series of hexagonal modules, each of which has three sets of wheels. Its controller and software can then be programmed to shuffle and arrange a payload in any pattern.

Apple MagSafe Duo Charger

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Apple’s wireless MagSafe Duo Charger can charge both your iPhone 12 and Apple Watch simultaneously. Depending on the wall charger or battery you attach, it can deliver up to 14 watts to the iPhone 12 for super-fast charge times. Save 20% in The Awesomer Shop.

OLLO S4X Reference Headphones

OLLO S4X Reference Headphones
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OLLO’s S4X headphones let you listen to music exactly as it was intended. Used by audio engineers in recording studios, they’re equally good for audio purists looking for a clean, natural sound without artificial tweaks. They’re made from sustainably sourced American walnut, aluminum, leather, and stainless steel.

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