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.
It may not seem like it to the average person, but we take our smartphones through some of the nastiest places: public restrooms, kitchens, airports, you name it. Luckily with the PhoneSoap 3, you can clean your phone from dirty, harmful germs even you can’t see.
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…
The Aura Air is a device that monitors, filters, and disinfects the air in a room up to 860 square feet. Shown at CES, the Aura Air will be launching Kickstarter on January 22, 2019.
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.
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.
There are a few ways to deal with snoring. You can try smacking the snorer, but that generally makes them grumpy. If snoring is severe or a health issue, sleep apnea machines can help. The Hüpnos sleep mask offers a third way, one that learns your patterns and can gently guide you into a better sleep.
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!
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.
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.”
If you need to regularly check your blood pressure, you’ll want to pay attention to the new Withings BPM Core. Not only does it check your blood pressure, but it also takes an electrocardiogram (ECG) and listens to your heart via a digital stethoscope — all in one device.
If you need the ability to easily and affordably monitor your cardiovascular health, then you’ll want to check out the new Withings Move ECG; it’s the world’s first analog watch that is able to record an electrocardiogram (ECG) on-demand. At only $129.99, the Move ECG a heart monitor, sleep tracker, and fitness tracker that everyone can afford.
We have seen all sorts of fitness devices get outfitted with sensors that tell you how hard your heart is beating, how fast your foot cadence is, and whether you’ve been sitting for too long. This kind of monitoring is making its way to the medical field as well, and Sensoria+Optima Molliter is taking that concept to diabetic foot ulcers.
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.
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.
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.
In recent years, people have started to collect all sorts of personal data. The popularity of fitness trackers has inspired techies and non-techies alike to actively monitor their health using technology.
As I’ve previously shared, I have dealt with rheumatoid arthritis for years. For the most part, it is under control. However, after having surgery last spring, I wasn’t allowed to take my main medication. My back pain, always present, got much worse. That’s why I was excited to try the Quell 2.0 Wearable Pain Relief System; I’ve become a fan.
If fresh, clean air is a priority for you (and let’s face it, if it’s not, then it should be), then you’ll be interested in The Pure Company Large Room Air Purifier. It captures pollen, allergens, pet dander, and dust, it’s quiet, and it can even enhance your room’s environment with 100% Pure Essential Oils added in its special port.
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.
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!