Jackery’s Armor Power Bank not only offers 9000mAh of power capacity, but its rugged design means that it can go anywhere, all for $17.76, today only, originally $27.99. It’s made of durable and reliable ABS+PC material, which means the device is snow proof, dirt proof, drop proof, and water proof (IP67), or can be immersed in the water up to 3ft/1m for 30 minutes. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
Sweden-based company Hövding has unveiled its third-generation inflatable bicycle helmet, complete with built-in Bluetooth capability. Called the Hövding 3, this airbag-like device syncs with smartphones so it can send messages to friends and / or family in case of an accident. Simply put, it’s worn around the neck like a collar, and upon impact, it automatically inflates, just like a car airbag, instantly protecting the head. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Oppo’s all-new 65W SuperVOOC 2.0 technology is set to make its debut on the company’s upcoming Reno Ace smartphone, and it’s capable of fully recharging a 4000mAh battery from 1% to 100% in a mere 27 minutes, and top off the battery in just 30 minutes. This technology is made possible with Gallium Nitride (GaN) semiconductors, complete with five different safety measures throughout the wire, adapter, and handset. Read more for a video demonstration and additional information.
Taiga Motors may be known for their electric snowmobiles, but the Orca is their first foray into personal watercraft. This all-electric watercraft is powered by a 23kWh battery producing 134kW of power (180 hp) and can hit a top speed of 65 mph, while offering two-hours of continuous use on a full charge. It also features a waterproof digital display that can be used to show GPS maps, LTE / Wi-Fi / Bluetooth connectivity, information from water temperature sensors, onboard cameras feeds and sonar. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Vivo’s Nex 3 not only has 5G connectivity, but a near bezel-less 6.89-inch “Waterfall FullView” OLED display, and due to its curvature, there’s no room for buttons on the side of the phone, so the company had to add virtual buttons called Touch Sense that work in conjunction with a haptic feedback system. Inside, it’s powered by a Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 Plus processor with a vapor chamber cooling system. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
We covered the Human Headphones a couple weeks ago, but they’ve already started shipping, and they may perform better than it looks. These wireless headphones do away with the headband, and have been designed to adapt to the physical structure of your ear. In other words, each of the earpieces is mounted directly on the ear. They can also be used as language translator, with support for 11 different languages. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
Always wanted a single pen that was able to write in any color? If so, then look no further than the Artera Pen. It utilizes an integrated scanner on the non-writing end of the pen to scan just about any colored surface, while an integrated microprocessor detects the exact combination of cyan, magenta, yellow, black or white dyes needed to reproduce it. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
Say goodbye to plastic / aluminum headphones, and hello to fungus. Design studio Aivan unveiled Korvaa, the world’s first headphones made from microbial-grown materials. The studio created two versions of the Korvaa headphones, with each consisting of six microbe-grown components with different properties: enzymatically produced, lignin-free cellulose; 3D-printed biodegradable microbial bioplastic PLA for the frame; a leather-like fungal mycelium for the soft foam inside the headset; biosynthetic spider silk for the mesh inside the earphone; and protein foam with plant cellulose. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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If you love flip phones, and only need the most essential functions, then you might want to check out the Nokia 2720 Flip. In addition to integrated AI technology and familiar flip-phone design that combines simplicity and reliability in a durable device, the 2720 also comes with WhatsApp and Facebook pre-installed on KaiOS to make sure you’re connected to what matters. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
SNK Corp. has officially announced the NEO GEO Arcade Stick Pro and it may look like yet another unique fighting stick, but this controller actually comes with 20 fighting games pre-installed (Samurai Showdown, Fatal Fury, etc.). It draws inspiration from the NEO GEO CD’s controller design, but blown up to fighting stick size, measuring in at 430mm × 215mm × 125mm. Users can switch between two modes: Arcade Stick Mode and Console Mode. Read more for a video with additional information.