Cool canes, hot probes, RFID blocking wallets, and double-stuff smartphone chargers
This week in Gadgets, Drew Curtis of Fark joins Xeni, Jason, and Mark to discuss a laser temperature probe, an app for wine enthusiasts, an RFID blocking wallet, a Wifi scale, the best online walking cane store, and a two-piece smartphone charger.
Listen to this episode by clicking the player, above. Or get the podcast here: RSS | On iTunes | MP3 file
Check out our awesome picks this week, below:
BonjourChef’s Laser Probe Combo Surface and Internal Digital Thermometer ($68) "Basically just that - but I’ve used it for more than just cooking."
cor.kz app ($2, iOS and Android) "A wine app that doubles as a wine collection database and a reminder for when you should drink your wines. Scan in the bars codes via iphone, and if you’re like me you’ll get no end of bad news about what you should have drunk five years ago."
Sharkk aluminum wallet card holder ($10)
Fitbit Aria scale ($123)
Fashionable Canes "When my back goes wonky, I always have my FASHIONABLE cane to lean on. Their marketing says if you find your style, you can choose your shaft!"
Lepow Add ($50) "This 9000mAh mobile phone recharger with a slick design breaks into two 4500mAh bricks, so you don’t need to lug the whole thing around on a day trip."
We have upcoming giveaways for great gear! If you would like to pre-enter to be eligible for all our upcoming giveaways, simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes then send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know that you did.
With the cacophony of an election year ablaze with unparalleled drama being fought on the front lines of Twitter, we find ourselves slowing down and staring at it like a bad accident. The need for escapist relief is perhaps more dire than usual right now. This fall, if it’s drama you crave, but the Hillary […]
Today a future without schools. Instead of gathering students into a room and teaching them, everybody learns on their own time, on tablets and guided by artificial intelligence. Flash Forward: RSS | iTunes | Twitter | Facebook | Web | Patreon | RedditIn this episode we talk to a computer scientist who developed an artificially […]
Where are our petabyte drives? Brian Hayes takes us through the reasons storage is “stuck” in the low terabytes. The tl;dr is that we got such exceptional capacity growth in the late 90s and early 00s we don’t need much more right now, so the focus since then has been on SSDs, networking, interfaces, etc, […]
If you’re like us, you occasionally get ambitious with your dinner and try to cook multiple sides plus a main dish. These efforts usually end as a cold meal plus a pile of dishes to wash. MasterPan Multi-Sectional Meal Skillet makes it super easy to make multiple dishes at once without the hassle. This heavy gauge bottom pan […]
The Lytro Illum is our all-time best-selling camera and here’s our best deal yet. Apply the code “Lytro10” to save an extra 10% off on this camera’s mind-blowing functionality in this exclusive one day only sale.
If you’re looking to earn a top salary in the tech industry, there’s no better career than coding. However, sometimes the hardest part of entering this career path is knowing where to begin.We took the Complete Web Developer Course because it took that decision out of our hands. This course teaches beginner-friendly coding languages that will also help land an immediate […]