Samsung subsidiary called Cheil Worldwide unveils Firevase, which looks like a normal flower vase at first, but it actually doubles as a fire extinguisher. Simply put, its outer chamber is filled with fast-cooling potassium carbonate that quickly suppresses oxygen when the vase shatters, while the inner chamber works like normal, and holds water for your flowers or plants. Read more to see it in-action and for additional information.
JackyLED’s 6-Outlet / 4 USB Power Strip makes it easy to charge all of your electronic devices without needing any extra hardware, and it’s being offered for just $16 shipped with coupon code: 89A37S5D, today only, originally $26.99. Maximum power output per USB is up to 2.1A to offer the fastest charge possible. while its right angle design (flat plug) lets you use it in tight spaces, like behind furniture. Product page – be sure to enter coupon code: 89A37S5D during final checkout for the additional discount.
Anker’s PowerPort Cube can be attached just about anywhere and it’s being offered for just $19 shipped after clipping the on-page coupon and entering coupon code: ANKERP27 at checkout, today only, originally $25.99. Overload protection and a fire-retardant exterior provide complete protection for you and your devices, while users can easily toggle the USB charging ports on / off using the power button. It’s tennis ball-sized and sculpted with rounded corners for perfect portability. Product page – be sure to enter coupon code: ANKERP27 during final checkout to receive the additional discount. Read more for a video review and additional information.
Utilizing induction heating and stainless steel ball bearings, water in The Barisieur alarm clock boils and is siphoned over coffee grounds or tea leaves to drip into the included cup while you sleep. Its wood and steel base also holds a cooler for cream or milk that can be activated by an infrared sensor to not waste power if the machine is empty. The components themselves are crafted from stainless steel and laboratory-grade borosilicate glass. Read more for another video, additional pictures and information.
Smart clocks are nothing new, but the Lenovo Smart Clock with Google Assistant just might be the coolest one we’ve seen yet, and it’s even smaller than the company’s Smart Display. Sporting a small 4-inch (800 x 480) touchscreen display, a 1.5GHz MediaTek 8167S SoC (4 x Cortex A35 cores + PowerVR GE8300 GPU), 1GB of RAM, and 8GB of integrated storage. In the back, there’s a 1.5-inch 3W speaker (6W peak), two passive radiators, a mute microphone switch, power port, and volume buttons on top. There’s an extra USB-A port that can charge your phone while you sleep. Read more for another hands-on video, pictures and additional information.
IKEA is best known for their low-cost DIY furniture, but the company is expanding into the smart home gadget market, with their first products being connected lights and outlets. However, they recently launched two smart window blind systems: the Kadrilj gray blinds that start at 99 euros and Fyrtur blackout shades that start at 119 euros, a vast discount compared to its competitors which range from $300 to $500. Best of all, you won’t have to wire them to your house, thanks to a removable, rechargeable battery pack. Use the included remote, Alexa, HomeKit, or Google Assistant to raise and lower the shades. The new shades are also compatible with IKEA’s Tradfri smart lights and smart plugs, which can be controlled all with the same app. Read more for a video and additional information.
GoSun is no stranger to solar cookers, but this year, they’ve unveiled a new model, called Fusion, which integrates an electric heating element. It keeps the familiar cylindrical cooking chamber that draws heat from two parabolic reflectors which capture heat from the sun and adds a 150-watt electric heater. Fusion can be powered either using a car’s cigarette port, a lithium ion power bank or a solar panel charger for the battery pack. Read more for another video, additional pictures and information.
TECKIN’s WiFi Smart Power Strip is compatible with Alexa / Google Assistant voice control, and can be picked up for $23 shipped with coupon code: 1549VL86, today only, originally $26.99. These Smart Multiple Outlets enable you to create fully-customized schedules for your appliances so that they run on your schedule, thus streamlining your daily routine for a more efficient household. At the sound of your voice, you’ll be able to turn on / off appliances separately across the room, or shut the bedroom light off without even having to get up. Product page – be sure to enter coupon code: 1549VL86 during final checkout to receive the additional discount. Read more for another video review and additional information.
If, like us at TechEBlog, you’re constantly low on battery – and madly texting friends to let them know that you’re about to run out of power – then you may be in need of a power bank, or should the same be true for your laptops, tablets, and other devices, there’s this portable power station: Jackery’s Honda HLS290 features 290 Watt-hour energy storage (29,000mAh x 28 cells), and powers most laptops (3-4 recharges), smartphones (17 recharges), tablets (14 recharges), mini fridges (3.4 hours) as well as full-sized televisions (3.4 hours). Why is the mAh rating important? Well, this is the storage capacity available for a particular battery, with higher mAh ratings for the same battery yielding a longer run time. Read more for our full review and where to see this product in-person at CES 2019.
Etekcity’s Power Extension Cord Cable works with just about any power strip to ensure that you’re able to plug in all your devices, even those with bulky power bricks, such as laptops, and you can pick up a 10-pack for $16.99 shipped, today only. Each one is built with molded water-resistant blades, so the cords can resist moisture, endure abrasion, and withstand exposure to sunlight, meaning they work both indoors or outdoors. Since adding some length with extension cords, these help save space and prevents bulky plugs or adapters from blocking other outlets. Product page. Read more for additional pictures and information.