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Last Build Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:00:55 +0000


Food Kracker – defrost only what you need

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:00:55 +0000

It makes sense, from a financial standpoint, to buy your food in bulk which means that unless it’s shelf stable, it more than likely has to be frozen. If you’re tired of having to thaw a whole bag of something to cook a single meal, get the Food Kracker, the device that lets you portion out frozen foods. If you don’t have time [...] 173 words | permalink | No comments | digg this

StopSleep – this wearable can help keep tired drivers safe

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:00:03 +0000

Falling asleep behind the wheel is one of the leading causes of accidents. You shouldn’t drive sleepy but some people think they can handle it even though it’s a bad idea. If you insist on driving no matter how much you would like to lie down, invest in the StopSleep, the wearable that will help keep you from waking up dead. This is [...] 162 words | permalink | No comments | digg this

Rebel Treadmill 1000 – walk while you work

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:00:00 +0000

Think you spend too much time at your desk, not getting enough exercise? With the Rebel Treadmill 1000 you can spend just as much time at your desk but with the added bonus of 100% more exercise! This is a treadmill that slides under your standing desk so that you can get your work out on while [...] 159 words | permalink | No comments | digg this

Instagram help update – users can now send support when they see questionable content

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:00:50 +0000

Most of us spend a good deal of time online with social media. Although many of the people we follow are likely to be people we know, there’s a good chance you’ve got a few people that you watch on social media who you aren’t friends with. What do you do when you think they need help if you don’t know them [...] 201 words | permalink | No comments | digg this

Should you back that? – three tips to avoid bad crowdfunding projects

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:00:21 +0000

We cover crowdfunding projects at the Red Ferret to give our readers a chance to see what type of innovations are on the horizon but we try to make sure that they’re likely to actually see the light of day. If you’ve ever thought about backing a crowdfunding project, here are three tips on making sure you don’t end up having to [...] 294 words | permalink | No comments | digg this

10MinuteMail – get access to websites, avoid spam

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:00:06 +0000

Right now I’ve got something like 1500 messages under my promotion tab in Gmail. If you shop online, you likely have a similar problem. The coupons and digital sales flyers. It’s a daily onslaught. End the struggle with 10MinuteMail, the private email that self-destructs. If you don’t have an account dedicated to spam mail, you can use this to give an address. Just [...] 162 words | permalink | No comments | digg this

RadarCat – in the future machines will feel

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:00:54 +0000

Robots and computers are shown in science fiction as having a wide range of ways to identify what something is but generally speaking, machines don’t have much in the way of touch. That is all going to change with RadarCat, the innovation that gives machines a sense of touch. Researchers at the University of St. Andrews have adapted Google ATAP Soli, which was [...] 177 words | permalink | No comments | digg this

Dark Sky – never let the weather catch you by surprise again with this app

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:00:45 +0000

There’s nothing worse than planning for a sunny day only to be beset by rain halfway through. Or canceling plans because it’s supposed to rain during the time you need sun and then the sky remains spotless. Dark Sky is the hyper local, up to the minute weather forecast that will hopefully keep this from happening to you. This is a weather app that [...] 183 words | permalink | No comments | digg this

FOODSniffer – stop throwing food out because of doubt, be sure it’s bad with this gadget

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:00:24 +0000

We’ve all done it unless you’re a vegetarian/vegan. Taken a steak or chicken out to thaw and completely forgotten about it in the fridge. Then you’re stuck sniffing it and questioning whether or not that’s how raw meat is supposed to smell. Stop the guess work with the FOODsniffer, the device that smells your meat for you. Although it says food in the [...] 188 words | permalink | No comments | digg this

USB Bamboo Seat Cooler – keep yourself comfortable in your office space

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:06:15 +0000

Office spaces are notorious for not being the right temperature. There’s a ton of people in them and climate control can just never get it right. If you’re always cold then you probably keep a sweater at your desk. If you’re always hot, though, the USB Bamboo Seat Cooler will cool you down from the bottom up. The kind of office chairs that [...] 171 words | permalink | No comments | digg this

Tree Shaped Wind Turbines – these awesome turbines will fit in your backyard

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:00:30 +0000

Most things you stick in your yard are purely decorative but what if you could put in a tree that would power your entire house? The tree shaped wind turbines from NewWind are aesthetically pleasing, fully functional, wind-based power generators for all your needs. These creations look like trees. The turbines all come out from branches and have the look of leaves. But [...] 176 words | permalink | No comments | digg this

Sound Sensing Water Whirlwind Speaker – the music playing tornado in a bottle

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:00:24 +0000

Speakers should put out great sound otherwise they’re pretty much worthless. It’s a bonus if they can also give you a bit more to look at too. The Sound Sensing Water Whirlwind Speaker is the Bluetooth speaker with a LED water show. This speaker comes equipped with a water globe illuminated by color changing LED lights. When you play your music, it creates [...] 172 words | permalink | No comments | digg this

Bookniture – hide this chair on your bookshelves

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:00:59 +0000

The amount of furniture we need in our home is variable. Sometimes you need some extra spots to place drinks or more chairs. Storing all that can be a nightmare if you have a small space. If you find extra chairs a struggle, check out Bookniture, the books that fold out like stools. This is a super lightweight piece of furniture [...] 170 words | permalink | No comments | digg this

Star Trek White Noise Sleep Machine – beam me to sleep, Scottie!

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:00:51 +0000

There are a lot of white noise machines out there but you shouldn’t have to settle for some generic version. Instead, boldly go to sleep with the Star Trek White Noise Sleep Machine, the white noise maker for the Trekkie who has a little trouble settling in at night. This white noise machine will give you the impression that you’re being gently lulled [...] 186 words | permalink | One comment | digg this

Polygon – the origami spoon

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:00:24 +0000

You know what a spoon is. It’s likely the first utensil that you learned to use and have been using since. Spoons are nothing new, we use them to eat and measure, and they haven’t been updated in thousands of years. Polygon is fixing that by making the spoon, modern. This spoon starts off as a completely flat object but when [...] 172 words | permalink | No comments | digg this

DodoCool Pocket Phone Charger – tiny budget power pack is perfect to keep you going [Review]

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 11:50:15 +0000

Why oh why do smartphones still run out of charge half way through the day? We’re in the 21st century right, so surely they can design these things so they last longer? It looks like every time they increase the performance of a battery, they have to add some stupid new feature which sucks the life out of it. Result? We still all need to carry around spare power packs just in case. It sucks. [...] 471 words | permalink...

KeyNest – share your key no matter where you are

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:00:45 +0000

Most people lock their doors when they leave the house. I have heard of places where you can just leave it unlocked, go out for the day, and still have a TV when you come back but I’ve never been there and don’t believe that such a place exists. If you need to give people access to your pad but can’t be [...] 193 words | permalink | No comments | digg this

Beam – turn your old lamp into part of your home entertainment system

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:00:27 +0000

So projectors are awesome. You can turn your wall into a movie theater, right in your own home. Play games, watch TV or just share PowerPoint presentations, projectors let you do it all. Beam is a tiny projector that works with any existing light socket. Beam is a LED projector that comes with its own onboard storage space. You can install all your favorite [...] 163 words | permalink | No comments | digg this

PodPad – the space saving desk for all of your gadgets

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:00:24 +0000

When it comes to space, the struggle is real. If you have ever dreamed of the perfect compartmentalized office space, then the PodPad is the folding desk of your dreams. It’s the wooden desk that just slides into wall space when not in use. This is a desk but at first glance, it just looks like a cabinet or some sort [...] 170 words | permalink | No comments | digg this

Cozmo – the friendly little robot that will keep you company

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:45:25 +0000

Robots, they’re probably going to end up overtaking humanity but until then, some of them are kind of cute. If you would like your own non-murderous robot buddy in your life, check out Cozmo, the little robot with the big personality. If you’re on social media, you may have seen ads for this little guy floating around. He looks sort of like a [...] 174 words | permalink | No comments | digg this

Airfordable – put your vacation on layaway

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:30:57 +0000

Traveling is something that does the soul good. If life is giving you a hard time, picking up to go to a new location for a couple of days (or weeks) can give you a whole new perspective on your situation and homelands. Too bad it’s so expensive. If the cost of flying is prohibitive, check out Airfordable, the service that lets [...] 203 words | permalink | No comments | digg this