SKG F5 Percussion Massager Gun drums a beat of pain relief

While most of us hate to admit it, something we all likely have in common are the little aches and pains in our muscles and joints we seem to live with. Maybe it’s a sign of getting on in years or perhaps it’s a nagging injury that never quite seems to heal. For those days where we need a little massage or pain relief therapy perhaps the SKG F5 Mini Body Percussion Massager Gun is the answer.

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Last Minute Wow Gifts for the Holiday Season

Items from places like AcousticSheep, Truly Ergonomic, Cyber Acoustics & Moen make for great gift ideas

If you’re still scrambling trying to find just that right particular gift for this holiday season, here’s a few practical, innovative and extremely useful few gift ideas with a little wow-factor.

SleepPhones

If your loved one likes to listen to his or her favourite tunes or podcasts while drifting off to sleep and standard earbuds are just not practical, SleepPhones by AcousticSheep may be the solution.

This bed-friendly gadget from a cleverly named company are literally headphones in a headband. Nestled between the layers of comfortably fitting fabric is an easily accessible and removable tiny rechargeable wireless Bluetooth module connected to a pair of flat speakers. 

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Trouble hearing voices on TV? Try ZVOX AccuVoice

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could actually decipher and properly hear the dialogue in on TV and in movies? Yes, it’s baffling. As technology advances and the advent of immersive technologies like surround sound and Dolby Atmos, to enjoy as show, we still might have to crank up the volume, which may help marginally or turn on close captioning. Sometimes we may even have to “rewind” and go back to make out what’s actually being said. Of course, adding long term exposure to noisy environments, a little too much loud music and perhaps a little aging doesn’t help the cause either.

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Protecting you from your phone and yourself

There’s no doubt we’re all trying to be better informed and protect ourselves and loved ones by reducing exposure to the COVID-19 virus and its variants. We’re social distancing, wearing masks and constantly sanitizing and washing our hands, but how many of us think about our smartphone, as a major source of threat to our health? 

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Scientist’s View of Protecting You from Your Phone & Yourself

June Lai, Founder, CEO Catalyst Case

It’s no secret that everyone is trying to be better informed and protect themselves and others and reduce exposure  to the Covid-19 virus. They’re social distancing, wearing masks and washing their hands, but how many of us think about our smartphone as a major source of a threat to our health? Or how many of us are missing key pieces of information that can help us and our loved ones stay safe? [Podcast]

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Unique & practical must-have gadgets for back to school and more

Light Show Bluetooth speaker, a durable wireless camera, connecting to the Internet without a nest of wires and a multi-use charger that starts your car are among the few top picks.

When we think back-to-school, we think of pens and pencils, notebooks and backpacks, and even tablets and other gadgets. Here are a few less obvious items to consider adding to the pile.

Speaker with light show

Earbuds are a natural must-have for walking around campus and tuning out what’s around you. But when back at the dorm or chilling out with friends, you might just want to fill the room with sound. The prescription for that is the portable Creative Halo wireless speaker and two-way speakerphone.

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IK Multimedia announces iRig Stomp I/O USB pedalboard controller for Mac/PC and iOS with built-in HD audio and MIDI

IK Multimedia is proud to introduce iRig Stomp I/O, an all-new generation of USB pedalboard controller for live and studio use, featuring a built-in audio interface. It is expected to be available in March 2018 and is now open for pre-order. iRig Stomp I/O is a sturdy, portable pedalboard controller that has 4 built-in switches along with an expression pedal and features a professional high-definition audio interface with 24-bit audio and up to 96kHz sampling rate, a combo input jack for line, instrument or mic input with phantom power, balanced stereo output and high quality ¼” headphone output ideal for use with the latest Apple devices like the iPhone X.

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Cases to protect your $1,000 phone from earth, wind, water, and the Force

 

 

 

 

 

Some smartphones can easily run you over $1,000, all the more reason to give them the proper protection they need to keep them running

No matter where they’re going, or what they’re doing, people are taking their smartphones with them. And, as some the latest models can easily run you over $1,000 to buy, this is all the more reason to give them the proper protection they need to keep them running. To do so, it’s important that they have the right case for the right person for the right environment.   You can also read the full article at Troy Media.

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Waterproof USB cables necessary for harsh environments

WaterproofShielded

While more and more products are going wireless, it’s not always possible to do away with USB cables. And if you do need to use them, the challenge of course arises when you have to use them in less than ideal conditions – particularly wet ones. Since not all cables can withstand moisture, having waterproof rated cables is imperative to ensure you maintain a solid connection especially in mission critical situations. [Read more…]

Mood changing cases for new iPhones

Moodcase

If you’re a fan of the mood ring or simply like its coolness factor, you can now bring that vibe to a new phone case as Case-Mate unveils Mood. It’s a new a case with an old twist for the latest iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the new iPhone X models that will no doubt be a great little conversation starter. Read more…at Canoe Tech Blog.