Spring tech gifts for home and travel
The Gadget Guy, David Novak, joined us Tuesday on “Life.Style.Live!” with more great products that will make great tech gifts for home and travel!
1. PediPocket – Long & Ultra-Soft Fleece Throw Blanket with Foot Pocket
From $49.99 to $99.99 pedipocketblanket.com or amazon.com
Wrap the family up at home with the cozy PediPocket. This velvety fleece throw blanket is for any family member, stretches almost 6 ft. long, accommodates two people, and is lightweight and super soft to the touch. Best of all, it even features a clever and spacious foot pocket in which you can keep your feet and toes nice and toasty. The blanket is both machine washable and dryer friendly for easy care. You can use it anywhere, whether you’re at home, traveling, or camping. Currently available in 21 colors to match any style and home décor.
2. Sensibo Air PRO – Smart Air Conditioner Controller w/ Air-Quality Sensor
For more comfort and cleanliness at home, check out Sensibo Air PRO, a smart air conditioner controller equipped with a built-in air-quality sensor that’s capable of detecting TVOC (Total Volatile Organic Compounds), as well as high levels of CO₂ (Carbon Dioxide) and Ethanol in your indoor air. It displays air-quality readings in real-time to inform you of the concentration of each air pollutant detected in the air indoors, as well as the overall status of the air quality. The device features Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, Voice Assistant support for Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and Apple HomeKit, and full compatibility with IFTTT and SmartThings for Smart Home Integration via an Open API.
3. Playfinity Gaming Baseball – Smart App-Connected Baseball
Like to stay at home with the kids, but would rather not have them stuck on a PC or phone all day? Make it interesting and active with Playfinity Gaming Baseball. This smart baseball is connected via Bluetooth to its app (Backyard League App for iOS and Android), and packed with interactive games related to baseball drills, making it fun and engaging, while simultaneously improving baseball skills! By bridging virtual and physical play, you turn your kids’ screen time into outdoor fun, keeping them playing outside longer. Featuring real-time audio coaching, great sound effects and music, kids and parents can play alone, with friends, or against players all around the globe as part of the first connected baseball league in the world, Active Gaming! The Playfinity Gaming Baseball is regulation size and weight, is robust, and has a real feel to it. It measures speed, height, precision, airtime, transfer speed, throw power, and glove movement.
4. Vitakraft Lick ‘N’ Lap Snacks – Hand-fed Lickable Low-Calorie Creamy Cat Treats
For the home cat, try out Vitakraft Lick ‘n’ Lap Snacks. Packaged in single-serving squeezable sachets, these lickable low-calorie creamy cat treats are designed for handfeeding. Plus, they’re expert recommended for training and bonding with your furry friend. Lick ‘n’ Lap Snacks are made with real chicken and salmon and are great for cats of all ages. These squeezable snacks can be enjoyed straight from the end of the sachet, squeezed onto a plate, or even onto your finger! Lick ‘n’ Lap is also available in two other special textures: Meaty Gravy and Smooth Jelly. They can be found at major retailers nationwide, Amazon, Chewy, and in your local pet store.
5. Reliefband Sport & Reliefband Premier – Anti-Nausea Wristbands for Motion Sickness Control
$249.99 reliefband.com | $279.99 reliefband.com
Traveling? Nausea and motion-sickness can ruin a trip. The Reliefband Sport and Reliefband Premier are anti-nausea wristbands powered by a clinically-proven and FDA-cleared Wearable Neuromodulation Technology that relieves, prevents and treats nausea and vomiting due to anxiety, physician-diagnosed migraines, motion sickness, hangovers, chemotherapy and morning sickness associated with pregnancy. These anti-nausea wristbands can also be used as an effective complementary accessory to any anti-emetic drugs that are used to reduce any postoperative nauseas. Simply apply the included hypoallergenic conductivity gel in your wrist and your Reliefband will work in a drug-free, non-drowsy, and long-lasting manner, all without any side effects. The Reliefband Sport features 6 different Neuromodulation levels, and approximately 30 hours battery life, while the Reliefband Premier features 10 different Neuromodulation levels, and up to 18 hours battery life.
6. Create A Castle – Castle-Building Split Mold Kits for Sand & Snow
From $24.99 to $49.99 createacastle.com
For those late spring/early summer trips at the beach, create wonderful and fun memories with Create A Castle. Now parents and the kids can easily build beautiful castle-like structures from these split-mold kits in a short amount of time. They simply need to fill these molds up with sand (or even snow), and quickly create awesome castles. Each Create A Castle kit allows kids to build any type of castle they can imagine, starting from a low-profile kingdom, all the way up to unique large castles with towers of varying sizes. Stack up separate tower split molds in different positions to alternate heights and even add in a corbel structure in between to add unique levels of intricacy. Each kit comes with different split molds of castle structures that make each build unique. The possibilities are limited by nothing other than your kid’s imagination!