Gadgets

ShooAway Chemical Free Fly Repellent

$30.66 from Amazon »

When you're tired of flapping fingers and fly swatters, try a different style of shoo-away. The ShooAway fly repellent does what your hands, handhelds, and handy noxious strips cannot: it deters bugs from buzzing near...

Robo R2 High Performance Smart 3D Printer

$1,487.67 from Amazon »

As you'd imagine from their similarity in name, the Robo R2 3D and the Droid R2-D2 have much in common. While the former cannot boop-beep-beep-bee-boop and engage you in deep conversation like the latter, both printer...

01 InstruMMent Dimensioning Tool

$99.99 - $149.99 from Amazon »

The 01 InstruMMent dimensioning tool does for those who want an instant, hi-tech means of capturing and recording measurements what the Rollbe does for you looking to keep your tech low. An aluminum cylinder with your...

Mk. III MegaBot - Piloted Battle Mech

MegaBots October 2017 Update: A couple months (years?) late, but the duel has an official stream date - October 17 at 10pm ET here on Twitch...

Wearable Chairless Chair

Welp, at least with the wearable Chairless Chair you'll never have to worry about someone stealing your seat. Or forgetting to save you one. Or expecting you to stand for the entirety of their lecture about your inability...

NFC Programmable Smart Ring

$59.99 from Amazon »

At this point you could put a different type of smart ring on every one of your fingers if you wanted. The NFC Ring is a programmable piece of smart jewelry you can wave around powerful wizard- or dismissive CEO-style...

Motiv Ring - Fitness Tracker & Sleep Tracker

$199 from Amazon »

Say "I do" to Motiv and the ring will be your loyal fitness tracker, sleep tracker, and heart rate monitor 'til death do you part. Day and night, at home or in the gym, even in the shower and pool. Even if you gain a...

Helmfon Noise-Cancelling Helmet

Looks like Helmfon Jr. is playing with Daddy's noise-cancelling helmet again. Don't worry, kiddo, you'll grow into Darth Helmfon's sound absorber and privacy sphere soon enough. And then all the power of the Audibly Dark...

Vycle Bicycle Elevator

On the Vycle you won't go Tour de France fast or Tour de France graceful (heh, heh, check it out) but seated atop this human-powered elevator, you will go all out Y-axis on a bicycle...

5" Battery Operated Clip Fan

$44 from Amazon »

I saw this little battery operated clip fan for beach chairs, backpacks, treadmills, and strollers when I was looking at Seville's UltraSlimline Oscillating Tower Fan. That one got some good press in a Best Fan roundup...

Stirling Engine

$49.99 from Amazon »

This desktop Stirling Engine from Sunnytech uses burning alcohol to create an external combustion process that will motor it all the way from China to your front door. Many who have purchased this model of "physics you...

Hydro-Electric Power Station

$117.78 from Amazon »

Eisco Labs' Hydro-Electric Power Station isn't going to bring clean, sustainable energy to your home, or hack a wad of dollars off your utility bills. But. Since the functional motor and turbine system is desktop-sized...

Golden Snitch Fidget Spinner

$14.99 from Amazon »

A Golden Snitch fidget spinner for all the antsy, anxious, stressed, and spectral Harry Potter fans out there. Add a pair of wings to a copper hub, and you've got your very own Quidditch game for one. Well, more like...

FireFly Wireless Fireworks Firing System

$199.99 - $224.99 from Firefly »

"Smart" fireworks for this 4th of July? Sort of. FireFly's wireless fireworks firing system still uses regular old fireworks to help you create your own light show in the sky, but it adds some nifty tech to make the process...

Shomer-Tec Laser Surveillance Defeater

$62.99 from Amazon »

All some people (i.e., my girlfriend) want is for people to listen to them. All other people want is for people to stop listening to them. For the first group I can try to extend my attention span to at least 7 minutes...

NeoChrome Fidget Spinners

$39 - $45 from Sprinz Lab »

Nothing like a little spinning NeoChrome to kick off the day. And since I can't afford the finish for my tires - plus would never be able to see it in action anyway unless I, like, had my girlfriend drive up and down...

G2 Turbo - Wearable Fan for Back(pack) Sweat

$19 - $23 from Kickstarter »

Part of me hopes the Presti G2 Turbo becomes the Little Crowdfunding Project That Could. Because I just saw The Goonies on cable for the 400th time, and this aerator of back sweat - what inventor Edwin Wang calls the...

Amazon Echo Show

$149.99 from Amazon »

Alexa! Show me the money! I don't know what will happen if you give an Amazon Echo Show that command; she'll probably be like, Sorry, I don't understand, which is pretty much her Echo audio version self's response to...

8GB Digital Voice Recorder Pen

$50 from Amazon »

You don't need help figuring out all the shady and covert things you could use an 8GB Digital Voice Recorder Pen for. So instead I'll provide a non-shyster list of its potential applications...

CinvStop Nausea Zapper

Now the CinvStop is a wearable I might actually wear. Because while I don't give a 5K about how many steps I've walked or the number or calories I burned playing Sir Match-a-Lot on my phone, I care very much about being...

The Original Egg-Bot - CNC Art Robot Kit

$199.95 from Amazon »

Get an Egg-Bot in time for Easter and dazzle family and friends with your precision-Sharpied eggs covered in ornate patterns, adorable chick and bunny faces, and the ultimate in egg hunters' prizes: a hard-boiled baby...

Kneading Shiatsu Back Massager

$59.99 from Amazon »

I've said it before, but inviting a mesh pillow shiatsu back massager (with heat!) into my home has been one of the best decisions I've ever made. Definitely better than letting in that dude who claimed to be my half...

FlatTop Brass Buffalo Nickel Spinning Top

$63 from Amazon »

The FlatTop Brass Buffalo Nickel Spinning Top is a new, limited-edition release from Butterfield Machine, the Utah-based shop also responsible for hand-machining this slick Fire Piston. Having received and spun around...

Heatbuff Keyboard Hand Warmer

$71 from Envavo »

Stuck gaming in the basement with nothing but a space heater and the warmth wafting from your CPU? Boss too cheap to tick the thermostat above 68 at the office? Hands so cold you feel like you're typing with the fingers...