Health Tech

Elechome’s Air Purifier: Cleaner Air In Your Home at an Affordable Cost

The sole purpose of air purifiers is to remove all of the impurities in the air that you breathe. With allergies running rampant everywhere we turn, things like dust, pollen and pet dander can be an airborne allergen that ruins your summer with colds and asthma triggers. The Elechomes Air Purifier is a great addition to your home if you and your family desire cleaner air.


Airthings Wave Plus Is a Sleek Indoor Air Quality Monitor for Only the Data Junkies

We measure data points on many things in our lives these days, from our weight to our steps to even our heart rate. Apart from being fun to look at, having access to this data helps us to make informed decisions that can improve our lives. The Airthings Wave Plus provides data about the indoor air quality where you install it, but then ultimately doesn’t tell you much about what that…


Neuro Mints Freshen Your Breath and Wake You Up

A few years ago, we looked at Neuro Gum and were impressed with its ability to taste good while also providing a jolt of caffeine. The folks behind Neuro Gum have a new product for those of you who don’t like to chew your caffeine-Neuro Mints!


Deal Alert: Try Harry’s Razors for Less

My wife Raina and I were in Costco recently. I was shocked at the price of premium, name-brand razor blades. Seriously, to see how costly multi-blade razors are, even at a place with such competitive prices, was a surprise. It made me take another look at Harry’s razors.


Train Your Brain for Better Sleep with UrgoTech

Many of us have problems either falling or staying asleep at night, and no matter what supplements and drugs that you might, there’s not many natural ways of improving the quality of rest you receive at night, until now. This is there URGONight plans to fix the way you sleep.


An Interview with Marlies Gebetsberger, Personal Health Leader at Philips

Within each company that produces health apps or products, there are many individuals who are passionate about the products produced and how those products will improve their users quality of life. During the IFA Global Press Conference, I sat down with Marlies Gebetsberger, Personal Health Leader Philips Market DACH, to chat about her role at Philips and personal health accountability.



Varidesk VariChair Is Next Your Sit-Stand Desk Chair

I recently reviewed the Varidesk ProPlus 36 Electric Sit-Stand desk converter. It’s awesome. (Read my review.) I also reviewed the Varidesk PowerHub. It’s also pretty great. (Read my review.) In the third and last review of this series, we are taking a look at the Varidesk Varichair. This unusual chair was built with sit-stand desks in mind!


Brondell Swash 1400 Luxury Bidet Toilet Seat: The #1 Way to Go #2

In the words of the famous children’s book, Everyone Poops. The question is, why clean up with paper, basically the same way cavemen did? Brondell offers a more sophisticated way to go with the Brondell Swash 1400, a luxury bidet toilet seat with a ton of convenient and cleanly features. The Swash 1400 retails for $649 direct from Brondell.




Atmotube Pro: Easily Track Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality on the Go

You don’t have to suffer from a respiratory condition to care about the quality of the air you breathe, and the wearable Atmotube Pro makes it easy to instantly know if the air quality in- or outdoors is unsafe. By tracking volatile organic compounds (VOCs) as well as Particulate Matter (PM) pollutants, the Atmotube Pro can help you breathe easy.



Sleeping on the tulo Mattress Is Amazing

If you’re looking for a mattress that you can customize to your liking, be it soft or firm, at a more than reasonable price, you should consider the tulo Mattress. We got our hands on one, so let’s dive in.  


Withings Sleep Monitor Made Me Realize I Need to Change My Sleeping Habits

I’ve been intrigued how Withings might change since their split from Nokia. At Gear Diary, we’ve been fans of the brand for years! So I jumped at the chance to review the Withings Sleep, the company’s newest sleep tracking pad. I was curious if the pad would help me focus on getting and maintaining proper sleeping patterns.


LifeSaver Portable Water Filters Can Keep You Safer in the Great Outdoors

I took a survival class once that said to remember the rule of 3’s: 3 minutes without air, 3 days without water, 3 weeks without food. Next to breathing, water is incredibly important and if you’re spending any time outside or where you can’t access fresh water, you need a plan, and that’s where LifeSaver products can help.



Philips Emphasized Better Health and Better Sleep at CES 2019

This post brought to you by Philips. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Gear Diary. One of the biggest emphases placed during CES 2019 was on empowering people to monitor and improve their own personal health. Philips used CES to showcase “intelligent and personalized solutions that are tailored and adaptive to people’s unique needs, motivations, and characteristics.” These are the products and solutions that we thought stood…



Gear Diary’s Best of CES 2019 Awards

We found so many great new products this year at CES that we could have easily awarded 20 with a “Best of CES” designation, but alas, we could only pick ten. Here, in no particular order, are Gear Diary’s top 10 picks for Best of CES 2019.


We’re Not Using Grandma’s Toilet Anymore, Toto!

Bathrooms are one of those areas where you may not give too much thought to innovation. Maybe you change the taps on your sink, or swap out the showerhead, but have you ever considered a zero-gravity bathtub? Or a toilet inspired by a pottery wheel? TOTO has, and they’ve blessed us all with the news of a $13,000 toilet.