This little gadget can save your snacks by creating an airtight seal for the bag once you’ve had your fill. As a side-effect, it might also save the waist-line, preventing us from munching on snacks just because the bag is open. The heat sealer has a battery on board, and recharges using micro-USB. Available on Amazon for $15.95.
MB&F partnered with L’Epée 1839 to create a machine that looks beautiful and does a whole lot of things. The Fifth Element is a classic mechanical weather station, like the ones you would expect to see before the digital age went full swing. In true MB&F style, The Fifth Element is more than just a set of mechanical instruments clubbed together – it is a mechanical sculpture with incredible craftsmanship.
It is a concept, an idea that exists as a rendering; it could be many things, but it chose to be a keyboard. As a new concept keyboard, it looked at the wide choices of names it could have, wondering if simply being called keyboard would be enough. “No” said the booming voice of its creator, giving it the name F**ktron. This point forward, I’m just going to call it F-Tron. It is easier to write, and having to censor names just doesn’t sit right.
Conventional wisdom would argue that this shower curtain needs to be trashed. To that wisdom I say, you need to go back to your decade. Although the product description of “Watch, play with or listen to your phone or tablet” is trying too hard, this curtain has its uses. There was a time when people put televisions in the rest room, probably still do, so this curtain isn’t as far fetched an idea.
These portable, rechargeable Bluetooth speakers include built-in speakerphone, microphone and a powerful sub-woofer. The battery runs for eight hours, so that’s plenty for parties and fun. They are available in several flavors, and in three sizes. Prices range from $99.95 for Small, $199.95 for Medium size, and $399.95 for Large speakers. Available on Amazon.
Packing in layers and taking all precautions possible still could end up in feeling the discomfort of cold. Or maybe overdoing it and being stuck in that weird situation where you feel too hot, but sliding the jacket zip a bit ends up in cold. Mercury Intelligent Heated Jacket from Ministry of Supply aims to make things easier with this intelligent jacket.
Azio’s new Bluetooth keyboard takes its inspiration from the good ol’ typewriter. The design and the click-clack of the mechanical keyboard on the Retro Classic BT should get you all set in for the typewriter feel. Thankfully, Azio isn’t just going for the looks with this one – although the wood, metal and leather finish are quite a treat – and there’s quite a bit of functional options and modern tech in there as well.
Style your ears up with these cool elf earbuds. Available on Amazon for $18, and the Bluetooth version at $30.
Once Zelda: Breath of the Wild out on the Nintendo Switch, this dude decided it was time to automate his home. The system is based off the ocarina from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. Allen Pan used an internet connected Raspberry Pi, connected to different gadgets for his home automation system.
Playing Zelda’s Lullaby locks/unlocks the door, Sun’s Song toggles lights, Bolero of Fire turns on heat, Song of Storms controls the humidifier, and so on. He can even play a tune to unlock his car!
The Monkey Radio was designed by Rudolph Schelling Webermann for Palomar. The idea was to create a radio with the features of easy mobility. Not willing to take the usual route of throwing in a strap, the designer chose to add that function to the radio’s antenna.