Gadgets

Awair Glow Air Quality Monitor

$99 from Amazon »

Until last summer something like Awair's Glow air quality monitor wouldn't have gotten my attention. But after weeks of living under the drifting smoke of forest fires burning in all directions last summer, I'm now a...

Virtual Mate Virtual Intimacy System (NSFW)

$99 from indiegogo »

Get your 55-gallon barrels of lube out, dudes, because Virtual Mate is about to unleash some very slick new technology. Forget gifts for your girlfriend, this hyper-realistic VR sex game for your PC, laptop, mobile device...

KARECEL Hand Warmers

$23.99 - $26.99 from Amazon »

KARECEL Hand Warmers might not be able to keep the polar vortex out of your whole body, but they can kick off a cascade of heat in your fingers that moves up your arms and across your chest and back, maybe with the help...

Robo-Shark

Hm deep sea data collection or underwater spy? I think the Robo-Shark could go either way. Creator RoboSea, though, is sticking with the former in its description of the forthcoming "professional tool."...

Air Compression Wearable Leg Massagers

$99.95 from Amazon »

Skinny jeans, dress shoes, and toddlers with separation anxiety don't squeeze your calves and feet enough? Check out these wearable air compression leg massagers. They look like a pair of walking boots the doctor would...

Tanita Handheld Body Smell Checker

$105.90 from Amazon »

I need a Tanita Handheld Body Smell Checker...for other people. So that I can present some hard data when I approach them to propose they start wearing deodorant. Or shower every once in a while - after staying up all...

Darth Vader Clapper

$29.99 from Amazon »

Use the Force...of the sound waves generated by slapping your palms together with the Star Wars Darth Vader Clapper. Appearing out of nowhere from 1988, this sound-activated outlet controller - perhaps the original smart...

Fingerprint Padlock

$45.97 from Amazon »

Fair warning: there are a bunch of fingerprint padlocks out there, and they all come with mixed reviews. Some on their biometric reliability, some on their shoddy, poorly translated instructions, and some on their super...

UV Black Light Flashlight

$12.99 from Amazon »

See who got up to what at the office holiday party this year with this UV black light flashlight. The 51-LED ultraviolet investigator reveals a few very distinct stains and marks, highlighting them in bright, glowing...

OTTO Automatic Herb Mill & Roller

$129.99 from Amazon »

Like to treat your herbs right? Grind and roll them into a perfect cone in seconds, without mess and waste? Banana Bros. has a mill you really OTTO try...

Rone Desktop Space Heater & Hand Warmer

$65.99 from Amazon »

The Rone from Blaulock is 2 precious mini heaters for one, in one. The desktop chill buster looks a lot like a speaker, with a 3-legged half-capsule primary unit that contains PTC ceramic heating elements, and a heat-absorbing...

Courant Wireless Charging Accessory Tray

$175 from Amazon »

I think Oprah selected Courant's wireless charging accessory tray as one of her top tech gifts for 2018. Or maybe it was my wife, She-Ra: Princess of Power. Everyone's Christmas wish lists and gift guides seem to be cascading...

Star Wars Death Star USB Wall Charger

$33.95 from Amazon »

Regardless of which Star Wars team you thought you're on, if you're going to buy a Death Star USB wall charger, you'll have to root for the power of the Dark Side.

The outlet-ready Death Star comes with a pair...

SpyFinder Pro Hidden Camera Detector

Hidden cameras watching me in the dressing room? In my Air BnB? In the office? ... Well, I figured they're watching me in the office. Listen, I'm not trying to SpyFinder Pro up any paranoia here, but the hidden camera...

Customizable Bluetooth LED Glasses

$69 from Amazon »

The eyes are the window to the...next EDM dance party with this pair of customizable Bluetooth LED glasses. Festivals, Halloween, sporting events, anywhere you want to make a lit-up statement serves as a fine locale for...

Galton Board

$49.99 from Amazon »

Since the Galton Board knows you've been jonesing to see all the old, dead mathematicians in one place, within its tilting translucent walls and rolling metal balls you'll be able to witness: the Gaussian curve of the...

Mute Box - Stop Sound Instantly

$19.99 from Hazen »

Dude, there are so many people whose mouth I'd like to hook a Mute Box up to. Most people in restaurants. Most people in my office. Most of my wife's friends. But alas, this little silencing gadget is for the instant...

MecArmy LED Rechargeable Keychain Flashlight

$29.90 - $33.90 from Amazon »

A trio of LEDs inside MecArmy's SGN3 mini EDC flashlight allows the torch to beam out your choice of white, red, or UV light through its CREE XP-2 emitter. At up to 160 lumens of output extending up to 130 feet ahead...

Kasina Mind Media System for Mood, Stress & Meditation

$359 from Amazon »

The MindPlace Kasina borrows its name from a Pali term and corresponding mediation method, which incorporates visual objects into its process of calming and focusing the mind. For its version of Kasina, MindPlace updates...

FitAir Portable & Wearable Air Purifier

$99.99 from Amazon »

I don't know about clipping a FitAir air purifier to my arm like a fitness tracker or music player. It just looks a little...helicopter-mom-aggressive to me. But I would one hundred percent take the portable personal...

Magic Leap One Mixed Reality System

$2,295 from Magic Leap »

Magic Leap is beginning to roll out its Creator Edition of the Magic Leap One mixed reality headset. At printing, developers and artists interested in taking one of the first Magic Leaps of faith into this mashup of real...

LEGO Breakfast Machine

Play with LEGOs. Play with your food. Or! Let your LEGOs play with your food. But only if you can build a LEGO Breakfast Machine as neat and captivating as YouTube LEGO Technic master The Brick Wall made for his dad...

Celestron Ultima Zoom Spotting Scope

$112.85 - $304.97 from Amazon »

Shown above is Celestron's 52252 angled spotting scope, a 100mm model with 22x-66x magnification. They say it's their most popular in the Ultima series, as well as the largest Ultima aperture scope, good for birding and...

Hiuni Smart Telescope

$539 from Kickstarter »

Hiuni is a smart, interactive telescope designed for accessibility and affordability to all. (Huh, maybe once they've wrapped up their Kickstarter campaign and gotten the telescopes shipped, Hiuni Team can work on our...