Awesome Gadgets

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.

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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.

CheerTok Pocket Touchpad

CheerTok Pocket Touchpad

This lightweight, pocketable touchpad offers remote on-screen control for all kinds of devices. It works with Apple, Windows, Android, and as a TV remote control. Its touchpad supports one- and two-finger gestures, and it has a built-in laser pointer for presentations. It runs for up to 20 days on a charge.

Arden Indoor Pellet Smoker

Arden Indoor Pellet Smoker

The Arden promises to smoke meats indoors. The tabletop pellet smoker has an innovative catalyst system that turns smoke into harmless water vapor and carbon dioxide, keeping room air clean while cooking. Unlike traditional smokers, it uses electric heat to cook and lets you dial in the amount of smoke you want.

Volty Bit for Leatherman Multitools

Volty Bit for Leatherman Multitools
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This handy accessory turns Leatherman multitools into a portable battery tester. It takes advantage of the metal construction of the tools to conduct power and can display voltages from 2.5 to 30 VDC using a set of yellow, red, and green LEDs. It’s compatible with the Leatherman Signal, Wave, Skeletool, Surge, and Bit Extender.

Neutronshop LED Pixel Displays

Neutronshop LED Pixel Displays

These colorful LED pixel displays from Neutronshop come pre-programmed to display stock tickers, cryptocurrency prices, a COVID-19 tracker, NBA scores, Twitter trends, and more. Each one can also display animations. After a USB-based setup, they update via Wi-Fi so don’t need to stay connected to a computer.

Evebot Print X Portable Color Printer

Evebot Print X Portable Color Printer

This handheld color printer can print on any surface, including fabric. When combined with its optional docking station, it works as a traditional inkjet printer capable of printing on A4, A5, or A6 size paper. From the looks of the prototype, its full-sheet prints are a bit stripey, but it still looks like a versatile little gadget.

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.

Niimbot D11 Label Maker

Niimbot D11 Label Maker
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This palm-size printer makes quick work of labeling cables, circuit breakers, parts drawers, and more. It uses thermal printing, so it never needs ink and can print text, QR codes, and bar codes on dozens of different label styles, including transparent ones. Its labels are waterproof and peel off without leaving a mess.

iSpyPen PRO (2-Pack)

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This might look like a pen, but it doesn’t just write. The iSpyPen PRO has a full HD 1080p camera and an audio recorder built-in. It has 128GB of onboard storage and runs for up to 75 minutes per charge. Save an additional 20% on this 2-pack with code CYBER20 through 12.31.21.

Darth Vader Clapper

Darth Vader Clapper
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Command your appliances and lamps like a Sith Lord with this Star Wars-themed outlet controller. The Darth Vader Clapper has two sound effects. It says “The Force is strong with this one” when you clap on, and “You underestimate the power of the Dark Side” when you clap off. There’s also a C-3PO version.

TekFire Lighter/Battery

TekFire Lighter/Battery
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UST’s rugged gadget is the perfect addition to any adventurer’s kit. Not only does it contain a plasma arc lighter for starting campfires without butane, but it also doubles as a 3000mAh emergency charger for your USB-A or USB-C powered devices. It comes with a paracord lanyard with a red core that doubles as tinder.

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Gadget Discovery Club

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Subscribe to the Gadget Discovery Club and get a box filled with at least $150 worth of unique and innovative gadgets every three months. Mystery items include smart home devices, music tech, wearables, smartphone accessories, and more. This digital voucher gets you your first box for $90; then, future boxes are $99 each.

Amazon Echo Show 15

Amazon Echo Show 15
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This larger version of the Amazon Echo hangs on the wall like a picture frame. Its 15.6″ FHD display lets you choose from widgets for news, weather, notes, recipes, and more. It works as a smart home control panel and music controller too. It can be mounted horizontally or vertically, or on an optional tabletop stand.

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.

Apollo Neuro Stress Relief Wearable

You stress out all day. You can’t sleep. Repeat. If you’re stuck in this vicious cycle, let us introduce you to Apollo Neuro. The first-ever wearable that’s proven to improve your resilience to stress, Apollo Neuro actively works to rebalance the body’s stress response with novel touch therapy. Save 10% today.

PocketDrum Bluetooth Drum Sticks

PocketDrum Bluetooth Drum Sticks
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AeroBand’s electronic drumsticks let you practice drumming anywhere, working with your mobile device to play realistic drum sounds. They offer an ultra-low latency Bluetooth connection, and the AeroBand app helps you learn drumming via games. There’s also a bundle that comes with foot sensors to complete your drum kit.

Sound-reactive LED Light Bars

Sound-reactive LED Light Bars

These neat desktop gadgets add a splash of color and light anywhere you have sound. Each one of these LED light bars can respond with colorful light show using a built-in microphone and can be set to different color schemes using a smartphone app. We found a variety of these for sale on Amazon and AliExpress.

AAXA P7 Mini Projector

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AAXA’s P7 differentiates itself from cheaper mini projectors by offering a true HD (1920×1080) DLP optical engine, for crisp images up to 120″ diagonal. It’s also got a nice loud speaker. It’ll run on AC, or its 38-watt rechargeable battery runs for up to 90 minutes. AAXA also offers a larger and more expensive model with 4K resolution.

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Nitecore Blowerbaby Camera Cleaner

Nitecore Blowerbaby Camera Cleaner
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Say goodbye to canned air with Nitecore’s portable blower. This bag-friendly gadget has a 26,000 RPM motor to blast air at 43.5 mph. It’s perfect for cleaning lenses and the insides of interchangeable lens cameras, as well as keyboards and other places that trap dust and debris. The kit includes lens and body cleaning brushes.

Gadgets Deconstructed

Gadgets Deconstructed

Dina A. Amin loves to disassemble everyday items, and neatly arrange their components. In this clip, she turned this process into a stop-motion animation, deconstructing a Walkman, a phone, a hairdryer, and a camera. She also likes to play a game where you guess how many parts are inside before it’s disassembled.

Trova Go Plus Personal Safe

Trova Go Plus Personal Safe

This compact safe protects personal items like cash, credit cards, and jewelry wherever you go. It’s made from a durable aluminum alloy and can only be opened using a biometric scan from your smartphone. Its interior holds items up to 1″ thick and has a strap in its top lid for carrying watches or rings.

Anker’s Best Remote Work Gadgets

Anker’s Best Remote Work Gadgets

These days, any place can be your office. But if you’re going to be on the road, you want to be fully equipped. Everyday Carry checks out some useful gadgets from Anker that help you stay connected and productive anywhere, from webcams to speakerphones to quick chargers.

Watermelon Cube Cutter

Watermelon Cube Cutter
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This unusual kitchen gadget cuts perfect cubes of watermelon. Just push it into the meat of the melon, and its windmill mechanism cuts out rectangular chunks in your desired size. The two-piece set includes a melon baller tool as well.

Callaway 200s Laser Golf Rangefinder

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If you’re just guessing the distance to the pin, your golf game is going to suffer. Callaway’s rangefinder can accurately scope distances within 1-yard, helping to ensure you pick the right club for the job. It can even compensate for slope in its distance calculations. Save an extra 15% with code VIP15 through 10.5.2021.

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