Health Tech

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.



Tivic Health ClearUP Has a Unique Way to Combat Sinus Pain Externally and Quickly

If you get sinus headaches, you’ve probably tried every possible remedy to alleviate the discomfort. There are neti pots, cold compresses, medications, and hot showers to name a few. Pressure points are always good too, and Tivic Health’s ClearUP device for sinus pain looks like it could be the answer to many headache sufferers dreams!


HeartKey Can Be a Wellness Watchdog and a Car Key!

You know how spy movies try to show how technologically advanced they are by using retina scanners? Well, apparently they’re behind the curve because B-Secur is pushing their EKG technology, HeartKey, as the ultimate algorithm to identify you as well as make sure that lifetime addiction to Dunkin’ Donuts hasn’t caught up with you yet.


The NeuroMetrix Quell 2.0 Adds AI, Coaching, and Therapy for Pain Relief

Dan recently reviewed the Quell 2.0 and found it helped with his RA pain. NeuroMetrix has added new functionality to the Quell app to help users achieve even more relief from chronic pain. Quell 2.0 and the upgraded app make for the first wearable technology to utilize machine learning “to deliver unprecedented personalization for the treatment of chronic pain.”





DreamWave’s Next-Gen Massage Chair Makes Its Debut

Now here’s something we’re dying to get our hands (backs?) on. The DreamWave M.8 Luxury Full-Body Shiatsu Chair sets a new standard in technological luxury with human-like massage feel, Auto-Adaptive Design, heating elements, ionizer, aromatherapy, and chromotherapy, Bluetooth speakers, and more. The DreamWave M.8 is an elegantly designed massage chair that aims to be the highlight of any home.


Grush Smart Toothbrush Brings an AI Dentist to Your Oral Hygiene

Every time it seems like we’ve hit peak “internet of things”, something comes along to shatter that perception. One of latest household devices to gain sentience and WiFi is the lowly toothbrush, newly reborn by Grush as a Smart Toothbrush. If you hate only getting that disapproving dentist face once every six months, Grush is here to give it to you every day.


BedJet V2 Climate Comfort System: Sleep Comfortably Year-Round

I like to sleep in a cold room, but I want the bed to be warm on winter nights. In the past, this meant climbing in, shivering, and waiting for body heat to do its thing. I’ve been using a BedJet V2 Climate Comfort System for the last month; climbing under freezing sheets is now a thing of the past.





Keyto Takes Keto to the Next Level

There are two big downsides to the keto diet: you’re required to tell everyone you encounter how you’re on the keto diet, and you have to pee on a strip to determine if you’ve put your body in ketosis. So basically no matter what, no one wants to shake your hand. Enter Keyto, which tests for ketosis via your breath.


2018 Holiday Gift Guide: All the Gear They Could Ever Want!

Have the holidays snuck up on you? If you’re quietly freaking out about what to get all the people on your list, we’ve got you covered. Everything can be ordered from the comfort of your home, and we’ve found something for everyone on your list in every price. So check these items out, and enter our giveaway at the end!