A beautiful screen-printed perpetual wall calendar. It uses three rotating disks that indicate the day, month and date. It comes in black, white, red and purple; 25% of the proceeds from the latter go to Pro-Literacy Detroit. Also available from Schoolhouse.
Effie is an upcoming robotic ironing machine. It uses contact heat, steam or both to remove wrinkles on clothing. It can iron one garment in 3 minutes and can be loaded with up to 12 items at once. So why are we still ironing? Because the robot will sell for about $920.
An affordable home security solution. The Ring Protect Kit comes with a base station, a keypad, a contact sensor and a motion detector. Additional contact sensors cost $20 each, and extra motion detectors cost $30 each. It also works with other Ring security cameras.
IKEA’s Place is a new app that takes advantage of iOS 11’s exclusive augmented reality features. Scan a space, then browse for furniture. Your chosen product will pop up on your iOS device’s screen, accurately scaled to your room. You can even go around and zoom in on the furniture.
Amazon updates its family of Alexa-enabled devices. The 2017 Echo speaker has a more compact design, with better speakers and voice recognition. The new Echo Plus is also a speaker but with a built-in smart home hub. The Echo Spot is a smaller version of the Echo Show.
Formerly known as Morgans, Public Goods is an upcoming monthly subscription service for toiletries and other essential household products. By shipping directly to subscribers, they can offer items for up to over 75% lower than retail prices. Launching 9/2017 for $12/mo.
Tersa Steam is a wall-mounted steam cleaner for clothes. Its cleaning solution comes in proprietary recyclable pods, similar to the ones used in many coffeemakers. It only takes 10 minutes to clean and dry your garment. Each unit comes with one month’s worth of pods.
C Seed outdoes itself – and other TV makers – with the world’s largest 4K TV. The $539,000 C SEED 262 gets its name from its 262″ diagonal – ~22 foot! – LED-backlit screen. It also has a 250W 10-speaker system, a media server, and a customizable and motorized fabric cover.
A portable record storage rack that provides easy access, and lets you display an album cover. It’s made from bent stainless wire with a semi-gloss powdercoat finish, and comes in two sizes: the small one holds up to 70 7″ records, while the big one stores up to 45 12″ records.