Category: Home Gadgets

Ivee Voice Controlled Alarm Clock

Have you ever found yourself talking to your alarm clock, I tell mine to shut up every morning. This ingenious piece of wizardry actually listens to you, and more to the point, it actually does what you ask.

The Ivee responds to voice commands, you first need to say ‘hello Ivee’ and then you can ask the time, date, temperature, there are over thirty voice commands in total. Unfortunately, go away and leave me alone isn’t ..

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Ivee Voice Controlled Alarm Clock

| August 16, 2012 |

Bug-A-Salt, Eliminate Pesky Flies with this Pump-Action Beast

We’re now in the thick of summer, together with a load of buzz flies and mosquitos. If you’re finding them annoying, you should take a look at this new piece of tactical weaponry.

It’s named the Bug-A-salt, and has been developed by a Santa Monica artist named Lorenzo Maggiore (great name). This gun fires a pinch of salt at the bug of your choice, its affective up to around three feet.

There are no batteries required, you ..

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Bug-A-Salt, Eliminate Pesky Flies with this Pump-Action Beast

| August 7, 2012 |

iPhone Alarm Clock Uses Light & Sound

My alarm clock is a bit harsh to say the least, with its high pitched screeching at stupid o’clock. Well, I can’t get around the time I need to get up, but I could make it a little less stressful with this little number.

The Wake-to-Light iPhone Alarm Clock can be set to ease you into a wakeful state, using music from your iPod and the integrated light. The alarm can be set to gradually increase, ..

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iPhone Alarm Clock Uses Light & Sound

| July 6, 2012 |

Point and Click Dictionary, Excellent for Travel

This pocket sized gadget is a scanner which is able to instantly provide the meaning of words, this is accomplished by scanning them with a tiny camera. This box of magic also comes with a built-in speaker, enabling you to hear the correct pronunciation of words.

The portable dictionary scanner is loaded with 500,000 word definitions from the Collins English Dictionary.

It’s also capable of handling translations to and from four popular languages, these include French, Italian, Spanish, ..

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Point and Click Dictionary, Excellent for Travel

| June 28, 2012 |

Space Saving Garden, Green Wheel Concept

The idea behind the green wheel was originally thought up by NASA, as an economical way of providing fresh herbs and salad aboard their spacecraft. The idea was never put into production.

An Italian design firm named DesignLibero has decided to take another stab at the concept, and it does look quite interesting. The idea consists of a circular bed of plants, slowly rotating at around one revolution per hour.

The base of the grower would house ..

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Space Saving Garden, Green Wheel Concept

| May 30, 2012 |

Convenient Health Tracking, Fitbit Aria WiFi Smart Scales

A while back we looked at the Fitbit Wireless Activity Tracker; it’s a handy little gadget that logs a whole host of data while you work or play. For example how far you’ve walked / run, calories burned and stairs climbed. The great thing about the Fitbit Tracker is the ability to upload your data and get a better idea of how healthy you are overall.

Fitbit’s newest gadget in their health conscious arsenal comes in the form ..

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Convenient Health Tracking, Fitbit Aria WiFi Smart Scales

| May 28, 2012 |

UniKey – Turn Your Smartphone into a Virtual Key

The key of the future is here, the UniKey is a smart door lock, which works with in conjunction with the UniKey app on your smartphone. The virtual key works by transmitting a Bluetooth signal from your phone, it works with all the big boys; including iPhones, Android and BlackBerry smartphones.

The Bluetooth signal lets the lock know you are in the vicinity, when you touch the lock it will automatically open. The same method applies ..

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UniKey – Turn Your Smartphone into a Virtual Key

| May 24, 2012 |