Posts Tagged 'smart'

Smart Ebike: German Car Company Outs Its First Electric Bike

There are plenty of electric bikes these days, but from time to time, one comes along that sets itself apart, like this one from Germany’s Smart. Smart is best known for their ultra compact city cars, but I’m impressed with this e-bike too.

smart electric ebike bike

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Airbus Bag2Go Smart Luggage: All It Needs to Do Now Is to Follow Me Automatically

Luggage hasn’t changed much in the last few decades, but there’s hope on the horizon. How about having suitcases with built-in GPS that you will never lose again? I’d certainly consider that, since losing your luggage can certainly get painful at times.

airbus bag2go luggage suitcase bag

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WMF SmarTea Kettle: One Schmancy Tea Pot

How much tea do you drink each day? I drink a few cups, as well as at least a mug of coffee, so this might be a good addition to my modern technology-infused kitchen. This so-called “smartkettle” will update a routine that’s been pretty basic for the last few millennia.

wmf smartea teapot appliance

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Nest 2.0 Digital Thermostat: Thinner, Hotter, Cooler?

Programmable thermostats are proven to reduce the cost of heating in homes but the new Nest 2.0 sure takes it up a notch. The second generation thermostat looks pretty good, and will connect with more heating and cooling systems than the original.

nest learning thermostat gen 2

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Dog Caller: Your Dog Can Now Text You

Texting and messaging has evolved quite a bit ever since it was launched on the mobile phone scene, but this smart collar is the first time I’ve seen a way for your dog to send you text messages. While your pup won’t be able to thumb-type LOLOMGWTFBBQ, you will get a message in the event that he’s in trouble from heat exhaustion.

rethink toronto dog caller heat sensing collar

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Medisana TargetScale Looks Like a Science Fiction Movie Prop

Everyone who’s trying to lose weight or to stay fit knows that a good scale is an important part of keeping on track. This isn’t the first high-tech scale that I’ve come across, but it sure looks futuristic, kind of like a transporter pad from Star Trek, probably a way to entice to actually step onto it rather than not.

medisana targetscale 2

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TheO Foam Ball: Throw Your Phone Around

While it’s never been recommended to chuck around your precious smartphone, it looks like the new TheO Foam ball will allow you to do so, at least in a reasonable manner. While you probably won’t want to play dodgeball with your iPhone inside of it, there are specially-designed games that you can play with it.

Theo Foam Smart Ball 01

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