tech e blog

Josh Renouf, a designer from the UK, has invented an alarm clock specially for coffee lovers. It's called the "Barisieur", and this invention automatically brew a cup of coffee right before the alarm goes off, ensuring that a fresh cup is ready right when you open your eyes. Unfortunately, it's just a one-off design right now, but with enough fanfare, we could see this in stores sooner than later. Continue reading for more pictures and additional information.

Continue Reading


If you thought using a phone, tablet, or other mobile device in bed is strange, think again. Introducing the Dozing Desk from Rare Mono. Simply put, it securely mounts a laptop above the user, and boasts movable legs that can be shifted to any position, transforming into a sofa desk and even a dinner table. Continue reading to see it in sofa desk and dinner table mode.

Continue Reading


SoundBlock's Ultra Portable Bluetooth 3.0 Speaker is currently being offered for only $33.95 shipped with coupon code IOWAWR3X, today only, originally priced at $139.95. The SoundBlock Features two 40mm, 6-watt (total) drivers and a large speaker cavity for excellent sound, this tiny but powerful speaker can fill any room with rich audio. It's Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity allows you to wirelessly play and control your music from Bluetooth devices and take calls hand-free directly through the speaker. Product page - be sure to enter coupon code IOWAWR3X at checkout for the additional discount. Continue reading for more pictures showing just how large it is and additional information.

Notable features:
  • New Bluetooth 3.0 Technology allows you to connect wirelessly to the Soundblock from up to 33 feet away. Seamlessly stream and share music, movies, games, phone and conference calls anywhere.

  • Premium Sound with Bass Enhance Technology. Two powerful 40mm Drivers deliver crisp clean sound with deep bass.

  • Built-in Li-Ion Rechargeable Battery for up to 10 hours of playtime. Built-in microphone for hands-free speaker phone calling.

  • 3.5mm Audio Line In - Don't have Bluetooth? The Speaker allows you to connect the speaker directly to a standard headphone jack.


[via Amazon

Continue Reading


RAVPower's Element 10400mAh Portable Power Bank is currently being offered for only $24.50 shipped with coupon code F742MN29, today only, originally priced at $99.99. With the RP-PB07 you can charge multiple devices at the same time and it uses only top rated battery cells enclosed by a molded aeronautic casing for maximum reliability. Product page - be sure to enter coupon code coupon code F742MN29 during checkout for the additional discount. Continue reading for another video review and more information.

Notable features:
  • 10400mAh of capacity. Charges all iPhones four to five times, a Galaxy S5 thrice, or an iPad / iPad Air once.

  • Android 5V / 3A (max) port charges Android devices and iPhone with iOS 5 or higher at full speed, iPad with iOS 5 or 6 at 1.5A, or iPad with iOS 7 at 1A; Apple 5V / 3A (max) port charges iPhone at full speed or iPad at 1A (Android devices at 0.5A).

  • A lightweight, unassuming solution to life's daily power needs (8oz). LEDs display just how much juice you've got left. Reliable lithium polymer core ensures quality, supplying you with more than 500 charge cycles during the course of its life.


[via Amazon]

Continue Reading


Anker's 40W 5-Port Desktop USB Charger is currently being offered for only $19.99 with coupon code 20DF7105 (white version only), today only, originally priced at $49.99. With PowerIQ technology, each port intelligently identifies your device to speak its unique charging language. So plug in any brand or model and enjoy compatibility that doesn't limit your charging speed. Product page - be sure to enter coupon code 20DF7105 during checkout (white version only) for the additional discount. Continue reading for a full video review and more information.

Notable features:
  • PowerIQ technology maximizes compatibility with Android, Apple and other devices by enabling charging speeds of up to 8 amps among 5 ports or 2.4 amps per port.

  • The size of a deck of playing cards (3.6 x 2.3 x 1.0in / 9.1 x 5.8 x 2.5cm) and unibody design for added portability.

  • Industrial-grade materials and premium circuitry ensure lifetime reliability.

  • 100-240 volt input ideal for international travel.


[via Amazon]

Continue Reading


At first glance, this appears to be any old hair clip, but upon closer inspection, you'll see that it has many useful tools built in, similar to a Swiss Army Knife. Created by Yaakov Goldberg, an industrial design student at Israel's Holon Institute of Technology, this accessory can use be used to score fruit, open or measure stuff, and it has three screwdrivers as well as a wrench to boot. Continue reading to see it in-action.

Continue Reading



Photo credit: Daily Mail

Even though Apple hasn't officially unveiled the iPhone 6, companies like Brikk, are already coming up with luxury models for the ultra wealthy. Called the "Lux iPhone 6", this 4.7-inch (128GB model) smartphone will be available in 24-carat yellow gold, 24-carat pink gold and pure platinum. For $8800, you'll get the hand-polished pure 5-layer platinum finish, complete with diamond encrusted Apple logo. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a very polite bird who knows how to ask humans for a drink.

Continue Reading

Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo


GAEMS Vanguard wants to make sure your road / business / personal trips include some PS4 gaming, complete with an integrated 19-inch LED HD display, stereo speakers, and dual headphone jacks. Plus, there's also storage bags to hold your controllers, power supplies, and other accessories. Product page. Continue reading for a detailed video review.

Continue Reading


If seeing yourself in the mirror every morning isn't enough, the Selfie Toaster should do the trick. Created by the Vermont Novelty Toaster Corporation, this weird toaster allows customers to burn impressions of their photos to create personalized toast. After uploading your selfie, transfers them into their CAD program for use with the CNC plasma cutter. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Continue Reading


The problem with water balloon fights is that filling them up takes quite a while to say the least, but thanks to Bunch o Balloons by geeky father of eight Josh Malone, that will never be an issue again. As you can see in the prototype video above, you simply connect a water house and the mini water balloons will be filled up in 1-minute or less. Continue reading for the official launch video and more information.

Continue Reading