Gadgets

HiGrade Bud Analyzing Scope & Potency Test Kit

$63.99 Amazon »

The HiGrade bud analyzing scope & potency test kit means business...for your pleasure. A combination of a leaf-friendly microscope smartphone attachment and app-based subscription service, the HiGrade system uses 3 hi-res...

Author Clock - Literary Quote Time Display

$109 - $219 Kickstarter »

Word nerds probably thought they had it made when we went from clocks that read 12:00 to clocks that spell out the time in words. But now the Author Clock thumbs its nose at both of thee's, making the hour and its minutes...

Haxson AirFan - Over-Bed Smart Fan Hybrid

$199 - $209 Haxson »

The Haxon AirFan mounts over your bed to create airflow and cool you off at night, yes, but the smart piece of tech also comes with 19 other built-in functions and features to help improve your quality of sleep. Plus...

Red Light Therapy Slipper for Foot Pain

$149.99 - $289.99 Amazon »

Forget Prince Charming, what Cinderella really wants is a pair of red light therapy slippers to ease the immense foot pain she's got from waltzing at balls and trying to sprint home at midnight in damn glass shoes. Hard...

Ark Lite Nebula Projector

$49.99 Amazon »

Yep, the Ark Lite Nebula Projector looks like some real Jodie Foster Contact material. Touch it and you'll almost certainly have a moving experience on an idyllic beach with an alien in the body of a beloved dead relative...

FireCel Plus Hand Warmer, Flashlight & Charger

$39.95 Amazon »

The FireCel Plus is a 3-in-1 hand warmer, flashlight, and charger from Celestron, who I know as "the expensive telescope people." And indeed, a multi-tool that will toast your frigid fingers, power up your dying phone...

Heinz Ketchup Packet Roller

$5.70 Heinz »

On the one hand, the Heinz Packet Roller is encouraging us not to make a mess and waste ketchup. How very tidy and eco-conscious of them. But on the other, when you have to invent a gadget - however tongue-in-cheek and...

Electronic Social Distancing Wristband

$32.99 Amazon »

The Electronic Social Distancing Wristband is like a metal detector for humans. Specifically, humans who are getting too damn close to you. Beep, beep, beep [6-foot threshold crossed] beebeebeebeebeebeep!...

ChonkerKeys - Physical Keys for Controlling Video Calls

ChonkerKeys help prevent some of the "Oops!" of video calls, plus make it easier for participants to access common functions, with giant physical keys that control video and microphone on / off, screen sharing, hand raising...

BlissLights Starport USB Laser Star Projector

$19.99 Amazon »

Elevate your game - or at least your own perception of it - with the BlissLights Starport USB Laser Star Projector. For gamers at their PC setups or, uh, players in their living rooms and car interiors, the mini projector...

Royole RoKit - Flexible Electronics Development Kit

The RoKit from foldy smartphone designer Royole is a flexible electronics development kit with an open platform, designed for makers to help Royole improve their technology and product offerings...

SPIRITUS Aroma Diffuser & Alarm Clock

Waking up in the morning is hell, and hey, check out the SPIRITUS. An alarm clock that will look like the Devil threw it into your bedroom straight from his bony gates. Oh, and the clock is also an aroma diffuser of essential...

LensHD Automatic Glasses Lens Cleaner

$79 - $89 Kickstarter »

Forget the wax on, Grasshopper, the LensHD automatic glasses lens cleaner is all about the wax off. And maybe not so much the wax off as the fingerprints, dust, dirt, oil, and sunscreen and taco sauce smudges off...

myCobot 6-Axis Collaborative Robot

Elephant Robotics declares its myCobot "the world's smallest and lightest six-axis collaborative robot," and it kind of makes me wonder: 1) how'd they do that?!; and 2) how many small, light 6-axis collaborative robots...

Oura Ring Personal Health Tracker

$299 Oura Ring »

What's your Oura? Welp, according to the personal health tracker Oura Ring, it's tired, inactive, and slow to recover. Oh boy, another gadget to tell you you're doing life all wrong!...

Lefree Digital Money-Counting Swear Jar

$19.99 Amazon »

Now here's a new twist to the swear jar - a digital money-counting piggy bank that will let you know exactly how much all the sh*ts and f*cks you've given have cost you. Sounds like the perfect gift for teens - or gift...

Einova Wireless Charging Stone

$49.97 - $69.99 Amazon »

I must be a Qi-enabled device because the Einova Wireless Charging Stone I have gives me a little charge whenever I touch it too. It's so smooth. So elegant. So nicely matched with my kitchen countertops (I got the Wireless...

Anker R2-D2 Nebula Capsule II Mini Projector

Sold Out Amazon »

Oh yes, fans of Star Wars and puns, it's that once-a-year day again. Happy Star Wars Day, Happy Star Wars gift hunting, and May the 4th be with you...

Pineapple Grenade Keyboard

It's not that words haven't always been weapons, but this Pineapple Grenade Keyboard depicts how much easier, and deadlier, it is to use them as such today. The 25-key handheld typing companion is a fine manifestation...

KardiaMobile Personal EKG Machine

$79 Amazon »

A KardiaMobile Personal EKG Machine might not be the Mother's Day gift Mom was hoping for, but...sorry, Mama, you're over 70 now, so it's the one you're getting. I need to know you're properly monitoring your own health...

EyeQue VisionCheck 2 Smartphone Vision Test

$69 - $155 indiegogo »

The VisionCheck 2 is the latest in EyeQue's line of equipment for self-administered, smartphone-conducted refractive error tests. In other words, it's a vision check done entirely by me, myself, my phone, and eye...

MovieMaker-Pro - 8mm & Super 8 Reels to Digital

$419.99 Amazon »

All that porn from the 70s you thought you'd never get to watch again! Hot-diggity-dog, the Wolverine Reels2Digital Moviemaker-Pro is here convert your old 8mm and Super 8 movie reels into digital videos! Now you'll be...

D'CENT Biometric Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet

$119 Amazon »

Protect all D'CENTS and D'DOLLARS of Bitcoin, Dogecoin, or whatever cryptocurrency you've bought up with this biometric cryptocurrency hardware wallet. The Bluetooth-enabled cold storage device protects your private crypto...

Amazon Smart Sticky Note Printer

$114.99 Amazon »

The Smart Sticky Note Printer is one of Amazon's first Day 1 Editions concept products, Alexa-compatible gadgets the company is testing out LEGO Ideas-style*. That is, the Smart Sticky Note Printer is available as a pre-order...