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Gadget Guy David Novak stopped by the Indy Style studio to tell us about seven cool gadgets that have the potential to improve your life.

Here is more information about each gadget:

1. PROXA iPhone 13 Case Line 

$23.99 – $69.99 

For iPhone 13 users, the PROXA iPhone 13 Case Line makes for a great Xmas present. Designed to be compatible with all of Apple’s iPhone 13 lineup, these protective cases come in a few different models and features, ranging from MagSafe Wireless Charging Stand capability to a built-in Card Holder for multiple personal cards, to a Kickstand for a more ergonomic user experience. All cases feature a raised lip around the case’s body, which helps to protect the camera and screen, and an interchangeable design that lets users swap between different accessories.    

2. X-Sense Home Security System

$139.99 $99.99 

With Christmas shopping coming earlier this year, Smart Home lovers looking for a way to keep track of what’s going on inside their house should consider getting the very affordable X-Sense Home Security System. Combining a Base Station, a Motion Sensor, 2 Entry Sensors and a Remote Control together, this Alexa-enabled wireless alarm system gives homeowners a reliable home security solution, allowing them to easily respond to emergencies related to unwanted intruders via the system’s mobile App. The system is easy to install and doesn’t require contracts or subscription fees.     

3. Sure Petcare FELAQUA CONNECT 


Your cat probably doesn’t like eggnog, but it’s a fact they like to drink… water that is. The Sure Petcare FELAQUA CONNECT is a unique water delivery and drinking monitoring system for cats that allows owners to keep track of their cats’ daily water intake via a mobile App. The system regularly provides cats with a source of fresh water. Each cat is registered to the system’s internal memory via their microchip to record each cat’s drinking behavior such as which cat drank, what time it drank, and how much it drank. Includes hub for control anywhere in the world.      

4. BROOMBI V2 Smart Multi-Functional Silicon Broom 


For a unique way to sweep your floors, swap out your old broom for the BROOMBI V2, a smart multi-functional broom that uses four silicon edge blades (instead of bristles) to pick up almost anything off your floor in a single swipe. It works using static electricity and its airflow frame, which keeps dirt and grime from disbursing all over the place, and allows you to capture any “floor-mess” with ease, whether that’s fine dust, pet hair, spilled liquids, or even broken glass.  The BROOMBI also comes with 3 small accessories: the BROOMBI Standing Dustpan with a built-in swivel that opens and closes in order to free up your hands and save your back from constant bending; the Broombi Brush, which comes equipped with a built-in Dustpan, making it the perfect handheld-brush for clean-up jobs on tabletops, counters and more; and the Mini Broombi, a simpler handheld cleaning tool that can be used for picking up smaller messes, like spilled sugar.  

5. OnePlus 9 Pro 5G Smartphone & OnePlus Buds Pro 

(OnePlus Pro Combo Bundle) 

$1,218.99 $999.00 

For any tech lover looking for a killer-looking phone, the OnePlus 9 Pro 5G Smartphone fits the bill and is packed with the latest tech in the industry. Firstly, it sports a sleek 6.7″ 120 Hz Fluid Display with 1440 x 3216 pixels that supports HDR10+. It also integrates a unique Hasselblad Camera Setup that features a 48MP main camera with 16-times the pixel count of standard 1080p for high-quality videos, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset for its 5G Connectivity. Additionally, its 65w Fast Charging Li-Po 4500 mAh battery offers users almost 11 hours of usage time.And pairing nicely with the 9 Pro are the companies Buds Pro, which pair seamlessly with the OnePlus 9 Pro 5G. These true wireless earbuds feature an elegant, polished design, an IPX4 Water-Resistance rating, outstanding sound-quality with support to ANC to filter any unwanted noises close to 40dB, and a long-lasting battery life of up to 38 hours of playtime (with ANC turned Off).       video: 

6. TR Life Style M-9 Nose Hair Trimmer 


For men, check out the TR Life Style M-9 Nose Hair Trimmer. This ultra-versatile nose hair trimmer is compact, lightweight, waterproof and has a curvy dome-shaped design that’s combined with an anti-bacterial coating, thus making it fairly easy to use. With it, gents can get rid of any unwanted nose hairs without having to experience painful plucks or even dealing with sharp blades from scissors and standard trimmers. 

7. BrainTap Bluetooth Headset & BrainTap App for Brain-Stimulation 


For easy meditation and relaxation, the BrainTap Bluetooth Headset is a wellness product that uses light, sound and Epigenetics to calm the nervous system, increase serotonin, promote relaxation, promote weight loss and strengthen and train the brain for more energy, improved focus, better sleep, easier meditation, quit the sensation of smoking and a reduction of stress. Working together with its subscription-based App, which contains hundreds of unique sessions that retrain your brain and helps stimulate inherent neuroplasticity and parasympathetic balance in the brain, the BrainTap lets you engage on full-spectrum brainwave activity via the App’s 6 different types of brain-tapping sessions (from Sleep to Stress-Free Sessions and more), ultimately promoting better mental and physical health, and putting your brain in a relaxed state.   

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Anything to make our lives more simple and enjoyable is good in our book, and that’s what this list of gadgets is great for! David Novak, the Gadget Guy, joined us today with some kid and family-friendly tech you’re sure to love. Here’s the complete list:

1. AAXA M7 Pico Projector

$609.00 $488.00,

If the little ones in your family love to spend their free time watching movies, what better way to bring movie-time to them than with a portable DLP movie projector. The AAXA M7 Pico Projector is capable of playing video at 1080p Native Full HD, and is also 4K Ready for video-playback at 30 FPS, featuring a maximum brightness of 1200 LED Lumen, multiple input options (HDMI, USB-C, USB, microSD, and Composite AV) and up 3 hours of battery life. Best of all, you can use it for big-screen projections up to a 200” Screen Size, making it perfect to bring a cinema-like experience either for home or outdoors use. Great for business as well. 

2. Willo Essential Kit (Tooth-Brushing Robot for Kids)


Getting your kids to regularly brush their teeth can be a challenge, and unless you’re keeping an eye on them, you can’t really know if they’re brushing thoroughly enough. The Willo Essential Kit can put all of your child’s oral hygiene dilemmas to an end. This tooth-brushing robot for kids ages 6 – 17 is designed to work as a smart and anxiety-free automated brushing system that can easily and conveniently remove plaque and stains from their teeth by simply having them place it in the mouth. Featuring a range of mouthpiece sizes, the kit can be used by up to 5 family members, and the kit comes with an included mouthpiece and 2 rinse pods per child, (you’ll receive replacements every 3 months.) Best of all, the Willo can be connected to an App where parents can track their kids’ brushing technique and even receive tips.                                       

 3. Baby Brezza Formula Pro Advanced WiFi Baby Formula Dispenser


For parents of newborns that find themselves busy with work, there’s now a much easier way to prepare a warm formula bottle for your little one in almost no time. Meet the Baby Brezza Formula Pro Advanced. This smart WiFi Baby Formula Dispenser works based on a patented Mixing Technology to mix your choice of baby-formula and water to a perfect consistency. Via the unit’s Digital Controls, parents can easily customize its settings and set-up to 5 different bottles, with 3 different Temperature Settings and a variety of formula quantity settings. Finally, the Mobile App features Smartphone alerts for when a bottle is ready, or for whenever the machine is low on water or formula, and also when there’s no bottle present.                                      

 4. Canopy x Lalo Humidifier

$150.00 $125.00,

To give parents a helping-hand in combating dry skin, cough, and allergies in a baby’s nursery, check out the Canopy Humidifier, which is recommended by pediatricians to promote easier breathing and better sleep for your baby, all without the hassles and health risks of traditional humidifiers. It features a proprietary Anti-Mold Technology that stops mold from growing by using Embedded UV Lights to kill up to 99.9% bacteria, and a Paper Based Filter that stops contaminants in the water from entering your nursery’s air. It’s also easy to clean, with dishwasher-safe parts. Finally, it also comes with Canopy’s very-own All Natural Aroma Kit that’s used by its built-in Aroma Diffuser for clean and healthy home scenting.                                 

 5. Miku Pro Smart Baby Monitor


For parents that are looking for a more modern way of keeping an eye on their baby, there’s nothing as safe as the Miku Pro Smart Baby Monitor. With the Miku, parents can extend their eyes and ears beyond the nursery. The Miku Pro’s Breathing Monitoring Technology keeps track of your baby’s breathing in real-time, and requires no wearables to work. It also features an advanced Sleep Tracking Technology that provides parents with weekly sleep quality reports. With a portable design and powered by an internal battery, this is the last baby monitor you’ll need. Finally, its 256-bit Crypto-Encryption keeps all of your baby’s live-feed safe from data-breaches. 



To inspire your child’s creativity, imagination and even critical thinking, check out the CMY CUBES. This intriguing sensory toy allow children and adults alike to explore the concepts of color subtraction, optics, and physics all in a simple yet compelling way. It works by using the three standard primary colors (Cyan, Magenta and Yellow) and then combining those with the concepts of optics and physics to create an ever-changing spectrum of color, thus allowing you to create new and more complex colors within different optics, which can then help you view both life and light through an entirely different lens.         

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Gadget Guy David Novak stopped by the Indy Style studio to tell us about seven products that are sure to improve your tailgating experience. These products are perfect for fall football tailgates!

Here is more information about each gadget:

1. Karambit Knives: Black Fox Mini-KA, Fox 479 Black G10 Folding Karambit E.W., Bastinelli Pika Black Fixed

$59.95, $129.99, $134.99

When going to a tailgating event, it’s handy to have an all-purpose knife for cutting, cooking, setting up tents, etc. With any of these following pocket knives from Karambit Knives, you’re guaranteed to have a durable and reliable tool to cut through any plastic, rope, wiring or anything else in between. Among the many, many styles offered by the company, check out the tiny Black Fox Mini-KA Karambit, a compact stainless steel Single Edge knife with a Security Liner Lock and a Pocket Clip with a Keychain Attachment, or the Fox 479 Black G10 Folding Karambit – Emerson Wave, a very sturdy Plain N690Co Steel Blade with a Reversible Clip Attachment. Finally, there is the Bastinelli Pika Black Fixed Karambit, which features a Single Edged Chisel Blade at its front-end.

2. Dometic CFX3 55IM Powered Cooler

The Dometic CFX3 55IM is a sleek electric-powered cooler that can cool and freeze, just like a refrigerator. It features a robust ExoFrame construction for outdoor use, an included Rapid Freeze Plate and Silicone Ice Trays that can produce ice in a matter of hours, and 53L of Storage Capacity for storing up to 83 cans. Its integrated 3-Stage Dynamic Battery Protection System prevents dead car batteries and also allows for a deep power-draw on dual batteries. Lastly, for controlling its cooling and freezing, you can either use its Weatherproof High-Resolution Color Display and Soft Touch Buttons, or the CFX3 Mobile App.

3. Thinkware Q800PRO Dash Cam 


Parking your vehicle at tailgating events can be a headache. With the Thinkware Q800PRO Dash Cam, you can easily record any incoming and unwanted “oopsies” from other drivers so you have video-proof. Featuring a new Optical Lens and an improved 5.14MP Sony STARVIS Image Sensor that delivers strikingly clear video quality in 2K QHD at 30 fps, this innovative Dash Cam can record any vehicle occurrences in high-quality video. Plus, its advanced Driver Assistance System can warn you of any potential forward collisions and lane departures, working along with Smart Alerts for red light cameras and speed cameras. 

4. Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam 


When you’re out tailgating with friends and family, your vehicle can go through the occasional disaster, as not everyone remembers about “safe-driving” when they’re out partying. For those unfortunate fender-benders, the Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam makes for a great “silent witness.” With ground-breaking features such as a built-in 140º Wide-Angle Polarising Lens for 1440p HD Video Recording, 10Hz GPS for Google Maps, Wi-Fi and BLE Connectivity, Intelligent Parking Mode, Emergency SOS Response and support to Alexa Voice Controls, this sleek Dash Cam is a must-have for protecting yourself on the road or at any tailgating event. The set also comes with some neat accessories, including a Rear Window Camera, a Rear View Camera, and a Cabin View Camera.

5. Jabees Firefly Vintage Wireless Gaming Earbuds 

$69.99 $49.99 

When you’re at tailgating parties, the loud noises from the crowd can make it nearly impossible for you to follow the game. That is, unless you bring with you the Jabees Firefly Vintage. This sleek pair of Wireless Gaming Earbuds features outstanding sound quality, ANC Technology for Noise Reduction, Bluetooth 5.2 Connectivity with very low latency at just 80 ms, Built-in Touch Controls, Voice Assistant Support to Siri and the Google Assistant, and up to 7 hours of battery life. 

6. Solo Stove Yukon Portable Smoke-Free Fire Pit 

$599.99 $469.99 

Tailgating parties are not the same without a firepit, and having one you can transport to any stadium is a bonus. Enter the Solo Stove Yukon, featuring a smoke-free fire you’re able to start in minutes. The Yukon also features durable Stainless Steel construction, an extra-large capacity that fits logs up to 22″ inches long, and a 360° Airflow Design that creates big flames up to 4 ft. Additionally, its integrated Ash Pan at the bottom catches loose ash to prevent the airflow from clogging, while also working as a heat shield to reduce the heat transfer to the ground beneath it.  

7. Cat S62 Pro Smartphone 


Sometimes your tailgating dreams get dampened by rain. Never fear, the Cat S62 Pro Smartphone keeps the communication open with drop-proof and waterproof construction. It also boasts a 5.7” Full HD 18:9 Display Screen, Gorilla Glass 6, up to 256 GB of Storage Space, 48 hours of battery-life, and a 12MP Dual Pixel Sony Camera that’s complete with a FLIR Lepton 3.5 Sensor to produce pro-grade thermal images, helping you diagnose any potential water leaks, electrical shortages and hotspots on your RV.

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You can go beyond the typical flowers and a card this Mother’s Day, and get your mom a fun gadget! How about a skateboard or something to diversify her beverage experience? David Novak, the Gadget Guy, has more ideas below!

1. Lander 27″ Complete Skateboard


Mom’s not too young to pick up skating. The Lander 27″ Complete Skateboard is a lightweight, ultra-durable and Eco-Friendly skateboard made of a special blend of fiber-reinforced Nylon and different recycled materials that make it a really solid skateboard that’s built for smooth rides with high level performance capabilities. The skate also features a beautiful design that has a very unique look to it. It’s also stable and maneuverable enough for skate learning, and it makes a great cardio workout that can also improve coordination. 

2. Spleash Leash


The Spleash Leash is a versatile multi-purpose dog leash handle that can make mom’s dog walks with Fido much cooler. It comes equipped with a water compartment that you can use to quench Fido’s thirst as well as to keep off-leash dogs away with a simple and safe water spray. To quench Fido’s thirst and keep your pup hydrated during a walk, you simply spray some water into the leash’s built-in flip-open water dish, which can be easily flipped open from its handle. Additionally, the Spleash Leash’s built-in water-spray nozzle also allows owners to use its water-spray function up to a 14-foot range to keep any other overly curious and potentially dangerous off-leash dogs away from their four-legged friends.

3. KidsConnect KC2 Phone 


With the KidsConnect KC2 Phone, any concerned mother can easily keep tabs on her kids. This simple and minimalist phone features GPS, LBS, and Wi-Fi connectivity, thus working as an all-in-one 4G GPS Tracker Security Solution for real time tracking. While its simple 3 Speed Dial Buttons can have 3 different cell phone numbers pre-configured via the phone’s dedicated SECURE TRACKER GPS App (done via Parental Mode), this 4G GPS Tracker Phone can also offer any concerned mother great peace of mind thanks to its Real-Time GPS Tracking, Geo-Fencing, Voice Monitoring, and Location History functionalities. The phone can also be used to call or send messages to a maximum of 15 cell numbers that are saved in the phone’s internal phone book.

4. Vioguard Cubby Plus UV-C Disinfecting Chamber 


Moms are great at taking care of the family and keeping everyone safe. With the Vioguard Cubby Plus UV-C Disinfecting Chamber, you can sanitize any small items, such as Smartphones, keys, baby items, and more. To use it, simply lay your items on its transparent shelf and let its UV-C bacteria-blasting light do the work. The unit’s UV-C light is emitted from all directions, killing up to 99.9% of germs, bacteria and viruses at the molecular level, all in under 60 seconds. This powerful UV-C Disinfecting unit also runs its patented dosimeter technology (which makes it FDA-cleared as a UV-C medical device) to measure its UV-C level in order to ensure the delivery of the precise amount of UV-C light required to destroy infectious agents.

5. Elevated Craft Cocktail Shaker 


The Elevated Craft 750ml Cocktail Shaker is designed to make the perfect craft cocktails at home. The new Elevated Craft Cocktail Shaker leaves no sticky hands, no frozen fingers, and no stuck lids. This is the last shaker you will ever buy and it’s backed by a lifetime warranty. It’s constructed of pro-grade brushed 18/8 stainless steel and is dishwasher safe. The shaker is individually boxed in high-quality giftable packaging and each shaker includes a 50-page cocktail journal. Vacuum insulated design guards against diluting heat transfer to make super chilled drinks while protecting your hands from frostbite. It also means no more condensation puddles on your counter. This patent pending measuring system allows you to dial in your mix from micro ¼ and ½ oz dashes all the way up to a full 6-ounce concoction. Time to recycle your dainty 1.5-ounce jigger and start making real drinks. The innovative Twist Lock system means no more sticky leaks or frozen stuck frustrations.

6. Drinkmate Sparkling Beverage Maker 


Perfect for the mom that loves freshly made carbonated beverages, the Drinkmate Sparkling Beverage Maker can carbonate just about any drink you desire. This compact at-home beverage carbonator is easy to operate as well as easy to clean, and no electricity or batteries are required to make it work. This beverage carbonator works based on its patented and detachable Fizz infuser and dual-stage valve system, which ultimately offer you a better control on release of CO2. The Drinkmate comes together with 3 oz starter CO2 starter CO2 carbonators, so you can start carbonating right away, but it also works with the most common brands of 14.5 oz (60 L) CO2 carbonators on the market. Additionally, you also get a BPA-Free Quick-Connect Bottle with a volume mark line, which you can use to prepare your carbonated drinks.

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From knocking off your chore list to knocking off work and relaxing. David Novak of Gadget Gram joined us today to show us some gadgets, tools, and tech for outdoor stuff.


Before it’s too late, it’s a great time to clean the outside of the house, and the Powerful SunJoe SPX3000-MAX Power Washer can get the job done, lickety-split. It has a robust 14.5-Amp/1800-watt motor that generates up to 2030 PSI/1.for maximum cleaning power. You can tackle a variety of cleaning tasks: homes, buildings, RV’s, cars, trucks, boats, decks, driveways, patios, lawn equipment, and more. With two 0.9 L onboard detergent tanks, removable tanks carry and store different types of detergent to simultaneously tackle different cleaning projects. The TSS (Total Stop System) allows the unit to automatically shut off the pump when trigger is not engaged to save energy and prolong pump life.


For those Fall camping trips, the Tentsile Safari Vista is the ultimate 3-in-1 Tree Tent and hammock, combining the comfort and versatility of a hammock, with the protection, security and multi-occupancy of a tent. Tentsile’s patented 3-point anchor system pulls the floor of the tent while giving just enough flex to conform to and cushion your body giving you the most comfortable night’s sleep you’ve ever had in a tent. With minimal sag, you can sleep on your stomach, side or back in complete comfort. This tent is built to hold 3 adults (plus their gear) and has a 400kg / 880lbs weight capacity, so it’s ideal for family camping. The base of the tent is rated to 3,500 hours of UV protection. It also comes with 3 under-floor storage nets, separate sleeping bays, a removable mesh lining, a roof kit with an easy-to-assemble pole configuration and a 100%-waterproof, UV-resistant sunshade for an open three-sided view. Ideal for the backyard or the park, it has the excitement and stability of a traditional treehouse with added versatility and comfort.


Prepare your palate for a unique and flavorful experience with the ASMOKE Portable AS300 Pellet Grill and give people a meal to remember! Achieve rich wood flavor using all-natural apple wood pellets. ASMOKE Grill crafts mouthwatering flavor for searing fish, grilling game, smoking jerky, and more. It allowsj for either direct or indirect grilling. Cook BBQ, Bake, Roast, Braise, Smoke, Sear, Broil, and Char-Grilled food to perfection! With two tiers of porcelain coated cast iron cooking grids, this grill offers a whopping 256 square inches of open grilling space. Ideal for some backyard BBQ entertainment, camping, parties, RVs, traveling or others. With the smart technology of temperature control system with two programmable meat probe ports, go low and slow, or fast and hot with a temperature dial ranging from 180° to 500°F. Color LED digital temperature controller with programmable meat probe port display makes it easy to set the temper and track when the meat is fall-off-the-bone ready. ASMOKE’s auto-pellet reloading and heating fan maintains the desired temperature for you. No need to babysit. ASMOKE grill air duct system is a patented system independently developed, which makes the whole distribution more even in the grill and more effectively prevents the hidden danger of tempering. The heat distribution is much better and more safe than other similar wood pellet grills at present,reaching 500℉ 15% faster and save wood pellets up to 20%.


The unique, above-ground, portable BioLite FirePit has capabilities of burning both wood and charcoal, creating a smokeless FirePit and charcoal hibachi grill. Utilizing 51 internal jets, this FirePit is temperature-controlled via a Bluetooth app on your phone, and it can charge your electronic devices. Enjoy the warmth, smell, crackle, and feel of a wood campfire, without any of the smoke. With capacity for up to 4 standard firewood logs, the BioLite FirePit creates hyper-efficient flames with patented airflow technology and gives you a front-row seat to the magic thanks to the X-Ray mesh body, enabling 360 views. Lift the fuel rack and toss in charcoal to transform it from a fire pit to a portable hibachi style grill, complete with an included grill grate. Control the size of your flames manually or remotely with the free Bluetooth app. Light at 20 lbs and portable at 27″ x 13″ x 15.8″, you can take this anywhere.


The tiny but powerful Philips PicoPIX Micro LED Projector has a super vivid display at 540p resolution, supports 1080p, and has over 20,000 hours of viewing life. Wi-Fi Screen Mirroring lets you watch your movies, pictures, presentations, documents or streaming content directly from your smartphones, Laptops, Tablets, wirelessly. The Mini HDMI port easily connects to notebooks, game consoles or any other HDMI output devices. The built-in battery lets you project up to 115 minutes of content on a single charge, and the multimedia player allows you to play videos, pictures and audio files from the MicroSD or USB port. Built-in speaker and remote control included.


Say goodbye to gas, oil, noxious fumes and costly tune-ups, and tame the urban jungle with the mower made to make light work of your lawn — the SunJoe MJ504M 16” Manual Reel Mower. At under 25 lbs, the MJ504M is an easy-to-use, lightweight and maneuverable push reel mower designed to tackle tough turf with ease and provides a quiet, eco-friendly solution for any lawn. Powered by you, MJ504M has an impressive 16-inch wide cutting path and a 9-position height adjustment lever to tailor cutting heights up to 2.9-inches, so you are in complete control of your grass. The mower’s sleek, dual wheel design and 5 RAZOREEL sharpened steel blades ensures a picture-perfect lawn and precision cut that will be the envy of the entire neighborhood. MJ504M comes with a 2-Year full warranty, for reliable performance you can count on, season after season.

Gozney Roccbox Portable Pizza Oven, $499,

The Gozney Procobox Portable Pizza Oven is a premium, portable fire and stone pizza oven that reaches temperatures of 950ºF to give you the ideal balance of thin base and perfectly puffed up, charred artisan crust – in just 60 seconds. With a built-in thermometer, retractable legs and detachable dual-fuel burners, Roccbox is easy to transport and set up- just click the switch and start cooking. Offering the convenience of gas and tradition of wood fire, Gozney Roccbox comes complete with a gas burner as standard, and the option to buy a detachable wood burner as an additional accessory. Body insulation and the outer silicone skin make Gozney Roccbox the family friendly option, reducing the danger of skin burns that is a feature of metal bodied ovens.

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The right tools can make going to work or school that much better for you and the students in your life. David Novak of Gadget Gram joined us today with some powerful tools for work and school, plus some tech to keep them powered up.

XIAOMI SmartMi 2S Intelligent Fan, $129.99,

Keep that dorm room cool with the Smartmi 2S Cordless Fan, sporting a 20-hour battery life and a cooling sensation that mimics a natural breeze. Powered by a whisper-quiet innovative brushless motor, Smartmi can be used anywhere and built-in WIFI lets you control it from a smartphone. 

mophie Powerstation USB-C XXL, $70,

Not all battery packs are created equally, and that’s exactly why the mophie Powerstation USB-C XXL is king of the castle. Talk, play and browse longer than ever with 20,000mAh of portable battery. Three USB ports let you charge multiple devices, perfect for students. 

Naztech All-in-One USB-C Adaptor & Xpods, $50 & $65.

Naztech jumps on the scene with a whole slew of mobile products, perfect for school. If your laptop, tablet, or smartphone only has a single USB-C port, the all-in-one adapter can make it much more useful. It instantly expands that one USB-C port into a 4K HDMI output, 2 USB-A ports, SD and micro SD memory card readers, and a 60 watt USB-C power delivery charging port. This small and powerful device will eliminate the constant juggling between a charging cable and your must-have peripherals. The Xpods provide HD Stereo Sound: You can enjoy powerful audio with impeccable bass, clear highs and the most natural distortion-free wireless listening experience. Want to take or make a call, change tracks, adjust the volume? Intuitive touch sensor controls let you easily navigate your playlist, switch between music and phone calls and even activate Siri. The moment you open the charging case, the Xpods earbuds automatically turn on and pair for the ultimate hassle-free connection. With a four-microphone array, two on each earbud, and the most advanced noise cancellation technology, the Xpods earbuds filter out wind and background noises to ensure that your voice comes through crisp and clear. Also, avoid the hassle of wires even when recharging the portable charging case! Simply drop it onto a Qi wireless charger and in less than two hours, you’re ready for another 25 hours of play.

Naipo oPillow, $60,

Up late at night sitting in a chair, cramming for that mid-term? Rethink the pillow massager. The latest generation of massager technology, the oPillow combines multiple functions to offer the best possible massage at any time and any place. Enjoy a deep kneading massage experience. The four nodes move simultaneously, with rotational movement that reproduces the feel of an in-person massage. Personalize your experience by adding pressure to targeted regions. The flexible hook attachment makes it easy to adjust and position on the right spot. Multipurpose design makes this cushion extremely comfortable for standalone use.Curved Design: Strategically support lumbar spine curvature, and the hook design is applicable on most office chairs.

Generac IQ2000 Power Generator, $970.

In light of the severe weather around the country and wide-spread power outages, students still need to get things done on their PC and smartphones.. AC Rated Output(Running/Starting), 1600/2000 Watts and 120V make up the Generac IQ2000 Power Generator. The PowerDial integrates start/run/stop functions into 1 easy-to-use dial, the PowerBar monitors and displays wattage used, the Electronic Fuel Gauge displays remaining fuel and the Runtime Display show how much time is left before refueling. It takes just a little over a gallon of gas, which will last you over 7 hours of use on average, and it has three consumption modes: Economy, Standard, and Turbo, which helps you monitor your fuel use.

Moon UltraLight, $59,

Moon UltraLight is a new, ultra-portable lighting accessory designed with intuitive touch controls that provide customizable brightness, color and tone, allowing you to perfectly capture your beautiful moments. You adjust the color and light using different finger holds and presses, and it also has an auto shut-off if you forget to turn it off. This is perfect for students studying from home, and using their smartphone for video classroom sessions.

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The student in your life will be back to school soon if they aren’t already. Here’s a lists of eight great gadgets from Steve Greenberg, Gadget Nation author, to help them make the most of this school year whether they’re studying at school or at home.

The Soluna Light Alarm Clock from La Crosse Technology — ensures there’s a glow for every day and every mood with a variety of light settings. Choose to illuminate your room with your favorite color or pick one of the vibrant color gradients. If you find it’s hard to choose you can set the clock to cycle through all the color options. This slim profile alarm clock offers all the features of a traditional alarm clock, but also with the added settings you can use Comfort Mode to achieve an ideal sleeping environment, if you are looking to unwind and relax use the Guided Breathing Mode or the Morning and Evening Modes to stimulate the rise and fall of the sun to help you reset your natural circadian rhythm to wake up feeling recharged. $32.99

Portable Laptop Stand & Lap Desk — Get the perfect working position in any seat with an ergonomic portable laptop desk. It’s height and tilt adjustable to suit standing, sitting, or even lounging with a laptop without causing unwanted neck and back strain. It can extend up to 18 inches high and collapses flat. Bonus—the aluminum panel naturally helps keep a laptop cool.  $39.95 

EarFun Air True Wireless Earbuds — have all the best features of the other leading wireless earbuds—but EarFun is about one-third the price. EarFun has the LONGEST battery life and 4 microphones with noise-cancelling top-quality sound and perfect for hands-free calls. Other features include Bluetooth 5.0 Earbuds Touch Control, USB-C Quick Charge with Wireless Charging, Deep Bass, in-Ear Detection Headphones, 35H Playtime, and IPX7 Waterproof (“Sweatshield technology” makes EarFun perfect for exercising).  If you’re running low on battery, they fast charge for two hours of playtime in just 10-minutes.  When fully charged, they offer 7 hours of playtime and 28 hours of battery life the charging case.  Wirelessly charge them or plug via a USBC, use Google Assistant or Siri voice control, and enjoy simple touch control. Furthermore you can use one earbud at a time if you prefer, and they offer all-in-one volume control.  With a secure and ergonomic fit, they’ll be comfortable for hours.  EarFun Air has been honored with the CES 2020 Innovation Award.  On Amazon, EarFun is only $59.99 — BUT if you use the coupon on the site it’s only $49.99.  You can check it out at: 

The 10 Device Desktop Surge Protector — This is another great item for “back to school – from home” this is the power/charging station with surge protection that supplies power to 10 devices via six AC outlets and four 4.8-amp USB ports. It simultaneously supplies power to desk lamps, computers, and alarm clocks, while recharging smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices, all while keeping your existing power cords off the floor. It has a unique C-shaped design enables it to clip around cubical walls or table/desk edges and EMI/RFI noise filtration that prevents interference from electronic devices. With a 15-amp capacity and a surge protection rating of 1080 joules for its six AC outlets. $79.95  

Stasher Silicone Bags — These reusable silicone bags cuts down on waste by replacing throwaway plastic baggies. Each is completely plastic-free, and seals up to keep food fresh. Eco-friendly, too, the bag is lunch box-ready, and can go from the pantry into the freezer, microwave, or dishwasher without worry. Silicone is free of PRC, BPA, phthalates, byproduct, and latex. $11.95.  

Insta Studio from WeCool Toys — Thanks to smartphones, our children have become video mavens, but as more and more kids begin to emulate their favorite YouTube creators, they need and want to learn how to make the best videos possible. That’s where the Insta Studio from WeCool Toys comes in.  The new Insta Studio has everything that future YouTube stars need to learn how to easily shoot quality tabletop demo/tutorial videos and hand-free videos right at home. Equipped with an adjustable base and rotating head to record at the best angle possible, this device allows kids of all ages to shoot viral videos hands free using their very own smart phone. The best part is, kids can use their Insta Studio to shoot all types of viral videos. From cooking, crafting, and sliming, the possibilities are endless and so are the endless hours of entertainment.  It’s also an excellent tool to help with virtual learning on a smartphone.  At only $19.99, parents love the price point. Rather than spending a lot of money on professional equipment, the Insta Studio allows kids to enjoy all the perks of high-end equipment at a fraction of the price.  The Insta Studio includes fun and trendy backgrounds, mixing tools, various slimy compounds, and sparkly mix ins. Perfect for kids as young as 4 years old and up and available at  

Learning Resources — has put together a selection of pre-school and kindergarten supportive learning toys that will be a great addition to home schooling or e-learning.  Designed to promote learning through play, Learning Resources products include Spike the Fine Motor Hedgehog ($14.99) that boosts fine motor skills and the Learn-a-lot Avocados ($16.99) that builds social-emotional skills. The Puzzle Globe ($34.99) encourages kids ages 3-10 to practice geography skills, build fine motor movements and engage in tactile play. Coding Critters ($39.99) are a child’s first coding friends – a series of interactive toy pets that introduce preschoolers ages 4+ to early STEM concepts through 100% screen-free coding activities – no phone or tablet required. These and many others from Learning Resources are available at select Target stores and In addition to the wonderful products, Learning Resources also offers over 3,000 fun & free Learning@Home essentials such as DIY activities, games, worksheets and product bonus content for kids 2-10.

Silly Poopy’s Hide & Seek™ — is a singing and talking toy that makes any hide-and-seek game hilariously entertaining. With a suggested retail price of $12.99, Silly Poopy was created for ages 3+, but fun-loving, silly adults will likely want to get in on the fun too.  Silly Poopy’s Hide & Seek™ features a colorful rainbow design in the shape of a Poop emoticon that plays off one of the most popular and ever-green play patterns of all time—hide and seek. With Silly Poopy, it’s as easy as 1, 2, 3! Just HIDE Silly Poopy, LOOK for Silly Poopy, and FIND Silly Poopy to hear the reward song that will make you want to dance.  Silly Poopy’s Hide & Seek™ is great for keeping kids entertained and can be played at home, or with groups of children. It’s a fun non-screen game. it also promotes active play, cause and effect and following the rules.  All very important for kids going to preschool and kindergarten.  Silly Poopy encourages fun goal oriented play, positive sportsmanship, problem solving skills and so much more.  With a suggested retail price of $12.99, Silly Poopy’s Hide & Seek™ is available now at Wal-Mart, TargetAmazon as well as other retailers.

Greenberg also has a new virtual Gadget Game Show called, “WHAT THE HECK IS THAT?” It airs on Youtube, and it’s sort of “Shark Tank” meets “What’s My Line?” Panelists to try to identify a mystery gadget. 

You can check out the show here. For more great tech tips and products, visit Greenberg’s blog, Instagram and Twitter.

It’s getting to be crunch time to buy your dad a gifts for Father’s Day. Here are some gift ideas from Steve Greenberg, author of Gadget Nation, to make it look like you put a lot of thought into it.

Hoop Cam, $59.99 – $79.99

This as created with you in mind and designed to tackle your busy, modern lifestyle, whether you have a family of 5 or live alone. Hoop Cam and Hoop Cam Plus use time-based reminders, two-way communication and compatibility with Alexa Show and Google Nest Hub to provide value, convenience, and–most importantly–peace of mind. Hoop offers smart security with geotagging functionality and also helps your household members stay on top of their daily tasks all in one system. The Hoop Cam retails for $59.99 and Hoop Cam Plus is $79.99 both are on promotion and available at or  

The XTorch, $55.96

A rechargeable, solar powered device that works as a super bright flashlight for navigating in the dark, a room lantern that will light up a full-sized kitchen, a table lantern to help you read and a back-up cell phone charger that will charge your phone to 100%. It is one tough device used around the world, that does it all.  It has two ways to charge: with the sun or with a USB wall adapter. No need to buy batteries ever again. It’s lightweight, easy to carry and comes with a handy clip to hang overhead (think of using it in a tent or garage).  It floats, runs for up to 48 hours, has two brightness settings and glows in the dark.  Perfect for camping, evening walks or just in case. 

WFAN Wearable Fan, $39.99 

This portable rechargeable fan is a breath of fresh air. Hands-free, lightweight, and quietly powerful, it’s the perfect way to keep your cool—for sports, gardening, long walks or soaking up the sun. With two fans, three speeds, and a flexible, bendy design, it’s easy to stay breezy.

AquaVault 100% Waterproof Floating Phone Pouch, $29.95

was designed to allow anyone to take their phones in the water and take Crystal Clear Videos and Pictures Underwater. It can also be used as a money pouch to secure your cash, credit cards, room key and license. Our case was designed to allow full use of your phone while in the water which includes text, talk, listen and everything else you would normally do. The touchscreen is sensitive just as if your phone was outside of the case. We went overboard and created a triple seal to ensure water does not get in. In addition, it has a patented air pocket design allowing the case to float in the water. It also comes standard with an adjustable neck lanyard so you can conveniently wear your phone around your neck. Whether you go swimming, kayaking, fishing, paddle boarding, jet skiing, wakeboarding or on the water slide, this accessory is the perfect gift to make sure you capture all of those moments with family and friends.  

MaskMarket, $13.90

This company will create custom face masks.  Your company logo, favorite team, your college — whatever you want, MaskMarket will make it.  The masks are washable and come with one PM2.5 filter.

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