You’ve probably seen Tsung Chih-Hsien’s Mini Power gadget before, but it’s definitely worth another mention. These disposable power sticks come in 2, 4, and 6 hour models. Simply plug them into your phone or tablet, and bring them back to the store for disposal or recharging. Unfortunately, there’s no word yet on when they’ll be available in stores. Continue reading to see more cool portable inventions unveiled this year.
5. Prynt Photo-Printing Smartphone Case
Prynt will turn your iPhones and / or Android smartphone into an instant camera of sorts. This gadget has a paper capacity of 30 sheets and lets you print any photo in just 30 seconds. For those who love recording videos, there’s a bonus feature that records a short clip at the exact moment the photo was captured, and then uploads it to the Cloud. Once the photo is printed, just hold it up to the camera, and the mobile app will play the recorded clip back.
4. XOO Charging Belt
Let’s face it, we’ve probably all run low on gadget power at one time or another, but thanks to the XOO Belt, those days may be over. Unlike other belts, this one incorporates hidden six overlapping layers of cutting-edge flexible battery within each belt, for total charging power of 1,300mAh. That’s not all, there is also 800mAh of juice in each buckle, so 2,100mAh on your belt alone should be more than enough to fully charge an iPhone 6 or Samsung Galaxy S5. Each package comes bundled with a low-profile microUSB-to-USB charging cable. More information.
3. Hush Smart Earplugs
Why would you need smart earplugs? Well, Hush not only blocks out noise, but it can connect wirelessly to your smartphone, giving users the ability to choose what alerts they want to hear. This information is transmitted from your phone, and can range from simple notifications to alarms. Best of all, if these earplugs are ever misplaced, your smartphone can track them down in a jiffy. More information.
2. Kodak PixPro SP360 Action Camera
Kodak’s PixPro SP360 Action Camera isn’t just another GoPro knockoff, but rather an entirely new device for recording movies on-the-go in 360-degree fashion. It comes equipped with a This bad boy is equipped with a 16.36-megapixel sensor, completewith 1080p video recording capabilities, 10 megapixel stills 10 FPS, and integrated Wi-Fi connectivity. There are also motion detection and time-lapse modes for wildlife / outdoor photography. Its rugged shell is water-resistant, shockproof, freeze proof and dust proof. More information.
1. Plastc All-in-One Credit Card
Say goodbye to a wallet filled with credit cards, and hello the Plastc. This credit card-sized gadget aims to replace your entire wallet with a single card, and it’s compatible with credit, debit, gift, as well as loyalty cards – up to 20 at one time. Just slide your finger over the E-Ink touchscreen to select the card you’d like to use for a given transaction, and use it like its plastic counterpart. It connects with your smartphone via Bluetooth to offer secure PIN access, along with the ability to wipe all information on the card should it be lost. More information.