Thanks to the many online sales going on around this time, there are more porch pirates and stoop surfers than ever, who swipe holiday packages from unsuspecting residents directly off their doorstep. The police in New Jersey city are trying to catch the thieves by teaming up with Amazon to install doorbell cameras and plant dummy boxes with GPS tracking devices at homes around the city. “We had a box out on the street for three minutes before it was taken. We thought it was a mistake at first,” said police Capt. James Crecco, who is overseeing the mission. Read more for another video and additional information.
Zippo’s Rechargeable Hand Warmer provides dual sided heat up to 120°F / 50°C and doubles as a mobile power bank, all for $21.74 shipped, today only, originally $28.89. In order to turn the hand warmer on or off, simply press and hold the power button for 5 seconds. This safety mechanism is designed to prevent the device from accidentally turning on during transportation, like in purses, luggage, coat pockets, etc. Each press of the power button will increase the temperature setting one level. Quickly recharge the hand warmer with the included USB charging cable. Product page. Read more for a “How To” video and additional information.
The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller includes motion controls, HD rumble, built-in Amiibo functionality, and more, all for $55.54 shipped, today only, originally $69.99. The Pro Controller can be used when the Nintendo Switch is either docked or undocked. A setting can be turned on to use the controller in wired USB mode; however, this will disable the NFC reader on the controller. Standalone Docks are available, which include a power adapter and HDMI cable. Product page. Read more to see the hidden message in every Switch Pro Controller.
Magicfly’s 3D-Printed Moon Lamp fits on your desk and is exquisitely crafted according to NASA satellite images, all for $20 shipped with coupon code: YIQ3PMGN, today only, originally $24.99. The surface has the feel of real craters and mountains, thanks to a special PLA material extracted from corn stalks. When fully charged via USB cable, it can be operated with gentle taps or other vibrations, with colors changing from yellow, white, to warm white. Product page – be sure to enter coupon code: YIQ3PMGN during final checkout for the additional discount. Read more for another hands-on video review and additional information.
The Razer Ornata Chroma Keyboard combines a soft touch with a crisp tactile click, thanks to its mecha-membrane typing experience, and it’s being offered for just $66.99 shipped, today only, normally $99.99. Razer’s Synapse configuration tool lets you easily rebind buttons, assign macros, save profile configurations to the cloud, and explore advanced capabilities. The individually backlit keys are powered by Razer Chroma with 16.8 million customizable color options. Custom mid-height keycaps are designed for quicker actuation without missing a single stroke. Product page. Read more for a full video review and additional information.
Amazon Alexa is right up there with Siri and Google Assistant, but one thing the former lacks is a smartwatch. However, that could soon change, and this device by industrial designer 2-LA shows us one possible design. It would allow users to play / pause music, summon rides, send / receive messages,, and even order food while on-the-go. Aside from the blue LED lighting, its minimalist approach aims to keep things simple. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Microsoft’s 12-Month Xbox Game Pass gives you unlimited access to over 100 Xbox One and Xbox 360 games on Xbox One for just $69.99 [digital code], this month only, normally $119.99. That’s right, you’ll be able to play highly-anticipated new games the same day they’re released, along with a wide variety of other games, whether it’s recent blockbusters, to critically-acclaimed indie titles. In other words, it allows you to download the full game to the console, and this was done to give players “continuous, full-fidelity gameplay without having to worry about streaming, bandwidth or connectivity issues,” according to Head of Xbox Phil Spencer. Product page. Read more to see what it’s in the December 2018 update and for additional information.
SWAGTRON’s Swagger 5 City Commuter Electric Scooter can be collapsed for easy storage in car trunks, closets, beneath subway seats, as well as inside other compact spaces, and it’s being offered for just $270.99 shipped, today only, normally $399.99. Featuring a 250W motor, Bluetooth connectivity via iOS and Android app, and a phone mount that enables you to travel up to 18 miles per hour. You can personalize your riding experience by taking your pick of three gear levels to set your max speed, or feel the cruise control under your feet as you ride along using the ABS e-brakes or rear disc brakes. Use the free app to activate cruise control, track your location with GPS, turn on your headlight, measure speed, and lots more. It also includes a phone mount so you don’t have to reach into your pocket to check on your speed or other stats. Product page. Read more for a full video review, additional pictures and information.
SanDisk’s 2TB Extreme Portable External SSD is ruggedized, water- and dust-resistant (IP55-rated) makes it perfect for the rigors of everyday life, all for $299.99 shipped, today only, normally $699.99. It delivers high-speed transfers with up to 550MB/s read speeds, which works great for saving and editing high-resolution photos and videos. The drive comes equipped with a USB 3.1 Type-C connector and also includes a USB Type-C to Type-C cable as well as a Type-C to Type-A adapter, meaning it’s compatible with nearly all types of computers. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review, additional pictures and information.
The August Smart Lock Pro (3rd Gen) works with Alexa for voice control and has Door Sense that tells you if your door is securely closed and locked, all for $157.50 shipped, today only, originally $229.99. Easily lock and unlock your door with a smartphone. Or, give keyless entry to family, friends, and home services without worrying about lost / copied keys. The system attaches directly to your existing deadbolt so you can still use your regular keys. If your smartphone is in your pocket, simply open the door and you’re in your home. Leaving? August Smart Lock Pro also automatically locks the door behind you. Product page. Read more for an in-depth video review, additional pictures and information.