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Awesome Gadgets

Draft Top 3.0 Beer Can Opener

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Drinking from a beer can isn’t the same as drinking draft beer from a glass. The Draft Top 3.0 cleanly removes can lids and leaves a smooth edge so you can enjoy that open-top experience instead of sipping through a tiny opening. Works with most 8oz. to 16oz. aluminum cans. Save on this unique gadget in The Awesomer Shop.

Elgato Stream Deck +

Elgato Stream Deck +

The latest of Elgato’s programmable desktop controllers combines screens, buttons, and knobs for greater versatility. It has eight LCD-backed buttons, four push-button analog dials, and a touch-sensitive LCD information screen. It’s a great tool for controlling podcasts, live streams, and audio and video editing tools.

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KeebMonkey Air Duster Keyboard Cleaner

KeebMonkey Air Duster Keyboard Cleaner
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If you’re like us and eat at your desk, you’ve got crumbs between your keycaps. The KeebMonkey Air Duster is a high-power blower designed for cleaning keyboards. Its long nozzle and brush tips get between keys, and blast debris away in seconds. It’s 6000 mAh battery provides up to 30 minutes of cleaning per charge.

Thanko Nature Sound Machine

Thanko Nature Sound Machine

Japanese gadget retailer Thanko is crowdfunding this machine that not only produces nature sounds, but simulates a crackling fire using LED lights and aromatic mist. In addition to fire, its soothing sounds include wind, rain, thunder, waves, birds, and insects, which you can mix in any combination using its volume sliders.

Tiny Circuits Pocket Arcade

Tiny Circuits Pocket Arcade
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This arcade game is as small as they come. It runs on an Arduino-compatible 32-bit processor and has a tiny full-color OLED screen, a D-Pad, two pushbuttons, plus a built-in speaker. It comes pre-loaded with three homebrew games, and can be expanded with more games via a MicroSD card. Takes about 10 minutes to assemble.

HD Wireless Video Streamer

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This puck-shaped device plugs into an HDMI port on your TV set and lets you stream video from your smartphone, tablet, or laptop wirelessly to a bigger screen. It supports DLNA, Airplay, Miracast, Ezcast at up to 1080p HD resolution. (Requires Android for encrypted apps like Netflix, Hulu, and HBO MAX.)

Creality Sonic Pad

Creality Sonic Pad
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This gadget can increase the speed of 3D printers from 200% to 500%. Incorporating Klipper tech, it connects to most FDM printers via their USB ports to supplant typically slow internal controllers with a fast new brain. It can preview models on its screen and connect to a camera to shoot time-lapse printing videos.

eMinder Paperless Sticky Note

eMinder Paperless Sticky Note

This small tabletop display lets you keep track of to-do lists, reminders, and other stuff you might normally jot on sticky notes. It uses NFC tech to sync notes from your phone and needs no battery or charging cord to update its high-contrast 4″ e-paper screen. It can also display images and quotes you send to it.

Meazor Digital Measurement Device

Meazor Digital Measurement Device
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Need to measure floorplans? Skip the ruler and grab the Meazor. This 6-in-1 gadget can capture detailed digital floorplans by rolling it over a printed document. It can also convert scale distances from maps, and measure irregularly-shaped objects. It also has a laser measure and bubble level. Save 30% in The Awesomer Shop.

DarkMaster Flashlight

DarkMaster Flashlight

This unique flashlight outputs a sharp-edged rectangular beam. A Fresnel lens smooths its beam for even light without hot spots, and it has three modes: direct beam, reflected beam for projecting light at an angle, and diffuse for reading or ambient light. Six intensity levels go from nightlight to bright trail light.

Lander Cairn XL Lantern

Lander Cairn XL Lantern
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Lander’s palm-size light adds a bright area light to your tent, campsite, or while going for a nighttime stroll. Its elastic tether can anchor to itself for attaching to bags and clothing, and the 350-lumen lantern is both waterproof and drop-proof. It has a built-in 10000 mAh battery for charging gadgets or up to 250 hours of light.

Ulanzi RGB Tube Light

Ulanzi RGB Tube Light
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This compact, tubular light adds a splash of color to photographs or can set the mood of any setting. It offers adjustable color temperatures, RGB color, and effects modes. A strong magnet and tripod thread provide versatile mounting options. Depending on brightness, it can run from 2 to 15 hours per charge.

Coffee + Tea Clamp Spoon

Coffee + Tea Clamp Spoon
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This clever kitchen accessory from Thoriam Tactical combines a bag clip for your coffee, tea, or bagged herbs with a measuring tablespoon. It’s made from easy-to-clean stainless steel and has strong jaws to keep bags sealed. Save when buying three or more at a time.

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Zacuto Smart Z-Finder Smartphone Viewfinder

Zacuto Smart Z-Finder Smartphone Viewfinder

One of the reasons that smartphones have been so popular for shooting video is their size. This viewfinder kind of defeats that, but it does provide pro-quality focus and framing tools, magnifying your screen, blocking out sunlight, and immersing you in your shoots. A hinged door on the bottom provides quick touchscreen access.

Retro Sounds of the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s

Retro Sounds of the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s

rerunthe80s takes us back in the time machine to remind us of sounds most of us haven’t heard in decades. From analog televisions to VCRs to video game systems, see how many of them you can guess with your eyes closed. We scored 15 out of 19.

8-in-1 Kitchen Tools Set

8-in-1 Kitchen Tools Set
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This unique kitchen accessory combines eight different tools in one. Its functions include a funnel, citrus juicer, spice grater, egg masher, cheese grater, cap opener, egg separator, and a metric measuring cup. Stack its pieces when not in use, and it looks like a colorful wine bottle.

Capsule Gravity Timer Gadget

Capsule Gravity Timer Gadget

At first glance, the Capsule Gravity just looks like a travel alarm clock. But it’s more than that. This portable gadget combines a clock, calendar, kitchen timer, workout timer, stopwatch, and an emergency 5000 mAh power bank. Its dot-matrix LED screen has a cool retro look and is set into a colorful polycarbonate body.

Klein Tools iOS Thermal Imager

Klein Tools iOS Thermal Imager
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This gadget plugs into the bottom of your iPhone or iPad’s lightning port to capture thermal images. It’s designed primarily for construction and inspection tasks but could also be used for science experiments. Its 10800-pixel sensor is accurate to 0.1ºF and can measure temperatures from -40ºF to 752ºF (-20ºC to 400ºC).

M1 Caliber Measurement Tool

M1 Caliber Measurement Tool

Reekon’s gadget makes measuring wood and other stock goods more accurate and more convenient than ever. It attaches to most saw fences and displays the exact cut length as you slide stock through its roller arm, positioning them without the need for marking. It works in metric and imperial units with an accuracy of +/- 0.02 in.

Braille Bill Marker

Braille Bill Marker

Having a visual impairment can affect life in ways you might not think about. For instance, telling the difference between paper currencies can be challenging since U.S. bills are indistinguishable to the touch. Blind on the Move shows off a simple but ingenious device that can imprint braille onto bills based on denomination.

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Arlo Essential Wireless Video Doorbell

Arlo Essential Wireless Video Doorbell
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With millions of packages nabbed annually by porch thieves, we dream of revenge with glitter bombs like Mark Rober makes. But it’s simpler (and less messy) to monitor deliveries and scare off thieves with the Arlo Essential Wireless Video Doorbell’s motion detector, emergency siren, and instant video/audio alerts on your phone.

Boat Gadget

Boat Gadget

This 10-in-1 utility tool is a great gift for boaters. Its functions include a square drain plug wrench, survival whistle, gas cap key, flip-top gas cap crank, flat-top drain plug tool, canvas snap opener, a fishing line cutter, deck plate tool, and more. It also works as a bottle opener and wine corkscrew.

iFi GO Bar Headphone DAC/Amp

iFi GO Bar Headphone DAC/Amp
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This compact device combines a USB-C DAC, pre-amp, and a powerful amplifier. It offers hi-res audio with 32-bit/384kHz PCM, native DSD, and full MQA decoding. Digital filters let you customize its sound profile. In addition to the alloy model, there’s a limited Anniversary Edition with a copper chassis plated in 18ct gold.

T1 Tomahawk Digital Tape Measure

T1 Tomahawk Digital Tape Measure

We’re geeking out over Reekon’s pro measuring gadget: a tape measure with a digital readout and laser alignment for precise measurements. Its OLED display shows the current measurement in real-time, while an E-ink screen in its handle shows the last few at a glance. Data is also synced to your smartphone via Bluetooth.

Moki Door Step

Moki Door Step
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Roof racks are great for transporting items, but they’re not easy to reach. Rightline Gear’s Moki Door Step solves the problem, by adding a temporary step for you to stand on. The lightweight aluminum step hooks into your vehicle’s door latch and can hold up to 400 lb.

ExitReviews

ExitReviews

Want to know how long that gadget you’re about to buy is gonna last? ExitReviews offers crowdsourced product reviews on longevity, descriptions of what went wrong, and encourages other users to post fixes. Most of the items posted to date are consumer electronics, but there are some wearables and household items too.

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