Gadgets for the Guru
This Friday edition of Gadget Guru, AZ Tech Beat goes green-saving energy and can help you with your golf swing.
RIPA Solar Charger
This charger uses built in solar panels to power your devices on-the-go. It features a battery storage capacity two times the normal capacity of a laptop battery and has a lifespan of 20 years and a conversion rate of 16 percent. The charger has a LED flashlight and an ultrasonic mosquito repellent device, making it perfect for use in the outdoors. $99.90 opticsplanet.com
The Power Tube from MiPow is a portable charging device designed for Micro USB powered devices and has a built-in micro USB for recharging. It features 2 LED lights to display the status of charging and has a 2600mAh capacity. The tube is made with an aluminum casing that comes in nine colors: orange, white, navy blue, grey, light blue, pink, red, green and purple. $29 store.mipow.com/us/
The SwingTIP is a 3D Bluetooth interactive device that attaches to any golf club and sends your swing data to an application on your smart phone. The application shows a video-like animation of your swing, highlights where improvements can be made and provides tips from golf professionals. Practice your swing at the office, home or on your favorite course — you can SwingTIP anywhere. $129.99 swingtip.com
The iLumi is an energy-efficient LED light bulb with a lifespan of up to 20 years and is controlled wirelessly through your Android or IOS mobile app. Users are able to change their lighting from a variation of bright white to an array of rich colors through your phone. Currently, iLumi can only be purchased by pledging money to support their Indiegogo startup campaign through Startup America. Packages start at $69 indiegogo.com