Gadgets for the Guru
Stick it, lose it, track it, find it. The StickNFind is a Bluetooth tracker about the size of a quarter that can be placed on any device or item you want to track up to 100 feet. The item will show up on the Radar Screen app on your iOS or Android device. It also has a “vitual leash” component for your pet-by rigging the tracker onto the collar, an alarm will sound if the pet wanders out of range. The Radar Screen can track up to 20 StickNFind stickers. $49.99 for a 2-pack sticknfind.com
These colorful CableKeeps provide added personality and utility to your white 5W and 10W Apple power adaptors used for the iPads, iPhones and iPods. Not only do they keep your charging cables tangle-free when placed into a bag or purse, but some designs provide a charging pedestal for iPods and iPhones. $16 nicebydesign.com
The BT1 auto diagnostic device provides on-the-go auto diagnostic checks for your vehicle. By plugging the device into your vehicle’s OBD-II data port and downloading the BT1 app on your iOS device, you can identify the efficiency of your vehicle in between maintenance visits. The BT1 will even diagnose stored trouble codes before indicators light up on your dash so you can fix problems early and determine if the repair is a DIY or requires a mechanic. The BT1 device also checks your vehicle’s engine temperature, fuel pressure, engine coolant temperature, fuel injection system status, mass airflow rate and much more. $99.95 gopointtech.com
The Netatmo Urban Weather Station is the first iPhone personal weather station that can help you measure and track indoor and outdoor air quality, CO2 levels, temperature and humidity. The wireless device uses a unique set of sensors in two modules and connects to an app through your iPhone or Android to provide real-time notifications, detailed 7-day forecasts and CO2 levels. $179 netatmo.com
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