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Lumos bike helmet has stoplights and turn signals built-in

Lumos bike helmet has stoplights and turn signals built-in

The biggest safety challenge for bicyclists is to be seen on the road so people in cars don't hit them while they ride. Most bikes have reflectors and riders can put flashing lights on their bikes to help them be more visible. A new bike helmet called the Lumos has built in lighting to improve rider visibility and it has turn signals and stoplights built-in to help the rider signal intentions while on the road.

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Bright Grill is a smart grill for your summer cookouts

Bright Grill is a smart grill for your summer cookouts

Summer means cookouts, and for some cookouts mean charred food. Those without a knack for cooking will likely find smart grills to be a godsend — they’re equipped with various bits of technology that monitor the food as it cooks and shuttles the data off to a paired smartphone. The newest example of this is Bright Grill, an electric grill that can be used on a traditional pedestal or on a countertop, and that uses things like integrated WiFi and thermostats to make the cooking process a little more modern.

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Lumenati CS1 turns iPhone 6 into an old school video camera

Lumenati CS1 turns iPhone 6 into an old school video camera

Anyone who was around back in the 70s or 80s will remember how big and bulky video cameras were back then. Today most video recording is done on smartphones with solid-state storage inside or memory cards. In the past, you needed film that had to be developed to shoot home movies. A new smartphone case called the Lumenati SC1 has debuted that turns your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6S into an old school style video camera.

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Pebble Time Steel smartwatch production kicks off this week

Pebble Time Steel smartwatch production kicks off this week

Backers of the Pebble Time Steel smartwatch when it was on Kickstarter will be glad to hear that Pebble has announced production will kick off this week. Pebble says that all watches sold during the Kickstarter campaign are being produced this month. Shipments to the first backers will start going out the last week of July. The last backers of the watch will start receiving tracking numbers by the end of August.

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BauBax Jacket has all the hidden features you need for travel

BauBax Jacket has all the hidden features you need for travel

In a few months, a horde of people will be clustering in airports and terminals to travel to their families for that annual dinner and majority of those dread the idea of the journey. Especially the packing. Wouldn't it be great if you had everything that you need to be in arm's reach really be in arm's reach? Wouldn't it be nice to have all of those and yet still look classy? That's exactly the promise of these BauBax Jackets that are filled with pockets and hidden features for everything you might need when you travel. And maybe even some that you don't.

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Blinky.Shoes are customizable LED light strips for your shoes

Blinky.Shoes are customizable LED light strips for your shoes

Do you miss those blinking shoes you had as a kid? Blinky.Shoes aims to fill that inner void, and it takes the technology to the next level. Blinky.Shoes are LED light strips with different colored LEDs and an accelerometer. They attach to one’s existing shoes via velcro, and have a circuit board and battery pack to control it all. The light strips are also open to customization, and users can program them with their own patterns and designs.

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Solar Paper is a paper-thin solar charger

Solar Paper is a paper-thin solar charger

Small solar chargers for your gadgets are nothing new, but the most modern batches are only vaguely similar to the first chargers on the market. Solar Paper is perhaps the best example of this -- it is a solar charger ranging from 2.5 watts to 10 watts, and it is thin enough to slip between the pages of a book, hence its name. The charger features a USB port for charging USB devices, and is scarcely larger than a dollar bill.

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Dot Bluetooth earbud packs 9 hours of call time into a tiny package

Dot Bluetooth earbud packs 9 hours of call time into a tiny package

Bluetooth headsets have been around for a very long time now and there are headsets of all sizes on the market to choose from. A new Bluetooth headset has debuted called the dot and it claims to be the smallest Bluetooth earbud in the world tipping the scales at 3.5g. It's compatible with iOS, Android, and Windows Phone Mobile devices. Despite being small, the dot has impressive battery life with 80 hours of standby.

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Vufine Wearable Display connects to anything with 720p HDMI signal

Vufine Wearable Display connects to anything with 720p HDMI signal

Google Glass and similar wearable products have people excited about new gadget types, but the price for the Google Glass wearable is prohibitive to many people. A new wearable display has launched called Vufine that connects to just about any glasses and allows users to take advantage of their smartphone and other devices in a new way. Vufine is able to connect to any device that can output a 720p HDMI signal and puts a display on your glasses similar to Google Glass.

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Skugga glasses instantly darken via e-tint tech

Skugga glasses instantly darken via e-tint tech

Glasses that tint when you're out in the sun are nothing new, but you're at their mercy -- the tint takes place without any input from the wearer, and so will tint at times when you don't want them to and will be clear in moments when you might want some shade. Enter the Skugga sunglasses -- they can be manually toggled between tinted and clear whenever the wearer would like, and instantly transform when they do. This is thanks to so-called electrochromic lenses and e-tint technology.

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Sliden’Joy makes your laptop a triple screen workstation

Sliden’Joy makes your laptop a triple screen workstation

Most people who have moved to multiple screens on their desktop computer will tell you that once you go multiple screen it's very hard to go back to a single display. You can use multiple screens on many laptops thanks to video outputs, but that is normally limited to in the home or office use only. A new system has debuted that is called Sliden'Joy and will add two more screens to you notebook that are portable and can be carried with you.

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Shenmue 3 PS4 physical copy reward announced

Shenmue 3 PS4 physical copy reward announced

We have been following Shenmue 3 since it was first announced at E3 2015 as a Kickstarter project. The team behind the game has announced a new update recently that will give backers of the project the option of getting the game on a physical disc. Many people prefer to have physical copies of their games rather than download only. Anyone backing the game at $60 or more will have the option of receiving a physical copy for the PS4.

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