In each episode of Gadgets the editors and friends of Boing Boing recommend technology they love and use. This time Xeni, Jason, and Mark talk about Cat Paint for iOS, a GPS device for bikes, ambient sound maker for human babies, a great $14 pocket knife, a wireless home security camera, plus an exclusive giveaway for a pair of Audeze LCD 2 Bamboo ($1,000 value)!

Our picks this week:


Cat Paint for iOS: $1 "The premier cat-based image editor" (See Xeni's photo above)

garminGarmin Edge 500 Cycling GPS: $200 Killer GPS for tracking your bicycle rides

babyBaby Einstein Sea Dreams Soother: $39 Ambient sound and movement to distract and soothe newborn babies.

knifeOpinel No. 8 pocket knife: $14 If you were to search my closet you would find an Opinel No. 8 pocket knife in each and every outdoor coat. This low cost, incredibly durable 3 1/4 inch blade is exactly what I need.

Audeze LCD 2 Bamboo: $1,000
Audeze makes the most amazing headphones on Earth. Jason recommends pairing the Schiit Lyr 6W headphone amp and BiFrost DAC for an "affordable" entry point system.

We are giving away a pair of Audeze LCD 2 Bamboo headphones to a lucky Gadgets listener! To enter, subscribe to the podcast on iTunes then send an email to to let us know that you did. Deadline is June 18 at Noon PT.


Dropcam Pro Wi-Fi Wireless Video Monitoring Camera: $199 It has digital pan and zoom. Set-up is easy. It requires USB power. A seven-day recording buffer costs $10/month. Live feed is free. It has motion and sound activated alerts.

Sugru: $22/8-pack Fix anything with this wonder substance.

iExplorer: free Mac app to transfer iOS apps (and saved game states) from one iOS device to another.

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