Gadgets to help you get organized
Try these high tech gadgets to help you get organized.
Ideal for the cable and satellite TV lover, Pronto turns your iPhone into a personalized universal remote control, centralizing control of all your entertainment systems
• Allows control of all entertainment devices (TVs, set-top boxes, DVDs and Blu-ray players) from your iPhone
• Paired with the free Peel Smart Remote app, offers customized viewing recommendations based on your interests and viewing habits
• Includes optional IR extension cable, allowing users to store away multiple entertainment devices and still control them
• Palm-sized and lightweight, the Pronto fits in the smallest of spaces and allows for easy mobility
• Optimized to control more than 3,000 entertainment devices, including all major TV brands
• Includes 4AA batteries
• Compatible with: iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPod Touch
Available: March 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $49.99
Satechi: Desk Mat & Mate
Add a splash of color while protecting workspace from scratches & spills
• Protective mat doubles as comfortable resting surface for hands while writing, typing, using the mouse or coloring
• Large surface area (24.4″ x 13.8″) fits most keyboards and mice
• Provides smooth transition between devices for steady workflow
• Made of synthetic leather for easy cleaning and bends into funnel for easy disposal of crumbs, debris and other loose items
• Non-slip polyester on the back of the mat allows for easy repositioning without harming back of any surface
• Available in 8 fun colors to match any aesthetic – blue, green, black, brown, orange, pink, purple or white
Available at: Satechi.net & Amazon.com
Satechi: F3 Smart Monitor Stand
Sleek & modern laptop or computer monitor stand simplifies and organizes desk
• Features 4 USB 3.0 ports to connect and efficiently charge and transfer data in a convenient location underneath the monitor
• Headphone and microphone ports allow users to easily connect headphones or speakers to the computer or microphone for voice chat or speech-to-text software
• Creates additional workspace to organize tablet, laptop, charging station, smartphone, office supplies, keyboard and more
• Strong aluminum alloy legs can support large variety of devices up to 22lbs.
• Raises to one of two preset heights for maximum comfort to reduce eye and neck strain
• Improves ventilation of computer or laptop
Available at: Satechi.net & Amazon.com
Griffin Technology: Sleeve
Create neat and tangle free cable bundles with this expandable abrasion-resistant sleeve
• Accommodates a cable bundle up to 30 mm in diameter (2-4 cables)
• Self-closes once cables are inserted, holding them neat and tangle-free
• Eliminates tangles and damaging crimps
• 24 inch length is perfect for in-car or desktop use
Availability: February 2015
Griffin Technology: Hanger
Rid your car floorboards of AUX or charging cables with this convenient vent cable organizer
• Precision-molded from durable, flexible silicone
• Slides securely onto one of the fins in your vehicle’s AC vent
• Easy-in/easy-out sockets hold your AUX cables and power cables when not in use
• Weighs less than one ounce
Availability: February 2015
Penclic: Mini Keyboard (K2, Wireless)
Wireless mini keyboard’s compact size and quiet-touch keys create a unique visual and ergonomic experience while maximizing work space and productivity
• Sleek, Scandinavian design combines superior functionality without sacrificing comfort for size; compact size allows you to centralize your work position, creating better focus and maximized desk space
• Optimal 5 mm profile and ergonomic design decreases strain on the wrists, serving to counteract and reduce Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)
• Quiet-touch keys reduce noise and offer great tactile feeling, allowing you to utilize small keystrokes and minimal pressure when typing, leading to quicker results and productivity
Available: Amazon, Relax the Back, The Human Solution, 888 Ergo Direct
Penclic: Next Generation Mice (B3, R3, D3)
Lightweight mice feature symmetrical design that enables both left- and right-handed users to enjoy the Penclic experience
• Has two buttons with left and right click on pen’s shaft, fitted for left-handed users
• Center scroll wheel also doubles as a middle click button
• Looks, feels and acts like a pen, placing superior navigation at your fingertips
• Allows for laser-focused precision leading to better results and quicker movements
• Create a relaxed, ergonomic working position, enhancing user experience and allowing forearm to relax on work surface
• Sleek, Scandinavian design counteracts static tensions in arms, shoulders
Available: The Human Solution, Amazon.com, Brookstone.com
Price: $64.99 (D3), $79.99 (R3), $89.99 (B3)
Penclic: Bluetooth Numpad
For those that can’t live without the numeric pad on a keyboard!
• Perfect to use with your laptop or connected to your Penclic keyboard
• Separated pad varies the position of your hand during work and reduces problems associated with a static working position
• Only 5mm high, reducing effort of the wrist working on a higher keyboard
• Quiet-touch keys are full-sized and comfortable, minimizing noise
• Require only a light touch, allowing you to work in a relaxed and efficient manner
• Matte shade design reflections of light for a better visual ergonomic perspective
• Available in black and white
Griffin Technology: PowerDock 5
Ultimate space-saving, countertop charging and storage solution for up to 5 iPads
• Store and charge 5 iPad tablets simultaneously
• Optimized for iOS with 10 watts (5 volts DC @ 2.1 amps) for each charging bay
• Designed for convenience and efficiency, the PowerDock 5 keeps all device cables tucked away and organized, ready for use at any time
• Illuminated power status light
• Accommodates iPad tablets in their cases
Available at: GriffinTechnology.com
Control, monitor and schedule appliances and electronics around your home using your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with this HomeKit-enabled connected plug.
• Creates a truly connected home, while providing convenience, comfort and security.
• Easily control, monitor and schedule appliances around the house with the free iDevices Connected app.
• Gives users the freedom to manage their home from anywhere through a custom iDevices IoT cloud.
• Control products around your home or entire rooms using simple Siri voice commands (i.e. “Hey Siri, turn on my office fan.”).
• Uses Bluetooth Smart and Wi-Fi for simple user set-up and strong connectivity.
• Provides a user-friendly setup with a simple process that doesn’t require the user to know their Wi-Fi password.
• Create ‘scenes’ that group multiple products together for a single action. For example, “Hey Siri, I’m going to bed,” may turn off your bedside lamps and turn on your humidifier.
• Create recurring events based on your daily schedule. For example, have your kitchen lamp turn on at 6:30pm, when you get home from work each day.
• Connect as many Switch products to your iOS device at once.
• The iDevices Connected app can be used to control and monitor other HomeKit products including the Chamberlain MyQ garage door opener and Schlage Sense door lock.
• Designed to be as compact as possible so that it doesn’t block use of your second outlet.
• Contains a colored nightlight that can be customized to match any room in the house.
Available at: http://store.idevicesinc.com; April 2015