Misc Gear

Kami Wire-Free Outdoor Camera Is Great, Except for Security

Cameras are all around us in these modern times, and many people use them to keep track of their kids, dogs or even their properties. One of the biggest issues faced when using an outdoor camera is having to run a wire for power, so the Kami Wire-Free Outdoor Camera by Yi provides an alternative by relying only on rechargeable batteries.



Ecovacs Introduces the Deebot Ozmo T8 AIVI

Known as the world’s leading “AI-Driven Floor Cleaning Robot” company, Ecovacs unveiled their Deebot Ozmo T8 AIVI which promises a whole new level of precision and intelligence for robot vacuums. The $799 Deebot Ozmo T8 AIVI sounds like a fancy name for a “Terminator”, but instead of tracking down John Connor and the resistance, the Ozmo T8 Aivi has its eye set on eliminating the threat of dirt on your floors. Featuring simultaneous vacuuming and mopping features, the vacuum comes…


Introducing Bamboozle’s Kitchen & Home Products

Chances are you’re in the house a bit more these days due to COVID-19; with that extra time, why not cook for yourself instead of ordering from DoorDash or UberEats? And there’s no better way to enjoy the time in your kitchen then with Bamboozle.




Ergatta Can Help You Row Your Way to Social Distancing

In the new world of “social distancing,” the gym is closed, and we’re all figuring out how to work out at home. It’s hard to get motivated if you’re not used to working out alone in your living room while binge-watching Chopped. Ergatta has a solution in their connected WaterRower, offering games and curated workouts to make exercise fun!








Show Your Feet Some Appreciation with Telic Recovery Shoes

Feet are incredibly important. That seems obvious, but it’s something people don’t always consider-if your feet have taken a beating, it impacts your knees, hips, and back… Enter Telic Recovery Footwear, designed to keep your feet happy after a long day of activity. We tested the Apres-Ski Recovery Boot, even though it’s been too warm for skiing this winter!


Ooni Announces Their Next Big Pizza Oven: The Ooni Koda 16

Ooni is back with another crowd pleasing pizza oven for the masses with a much larger version of their popular Ooni Koda capable of baking 16″ pizzas in around 60 seconds.  You may remember our glowing reviews of the Ooni Koda, Ooni Pro, and more.  The Ooni Koda 16 is gas-powered and designed with home chefs, street food vendors, and professionals in mind.



Gear Diary’s Best of Toy Fair NYC 2020 Awards

I spent some quality time at the 2020 New York Toy Fair; while it may be a bit smaller than CES, it is no less overwhelming. There was so much to see that it was almost impossible to settle on this year’s ‘Best of’, but we persevered and made our selections. Here’s a look at our picks.



Work Out without Standing with the Cubii Pro

We can all agree that movement is important. Unfortunately, if you have a desk job, it’s hard to keep your blood flowing. You can try a standing desk, which is still static. And most offices frown upon you sticking a treadmill under your desk. Enter Cubii Pro, which is the bottom half of an elliptical for under your desk or workspace.



A Review of the Dop and Dop Ring

Over the last month or so, my wife and I have been trying out a hands-free accessory simply called “the dop.” Designed for everything from content creation to taking that Facetime call when your hands are occupied, the dop resembles a PopSocket but with many more functions. The dop kit is a two-piece set of products that can be used in tandem to secure your device to any surface, including your own hands. Perfect for everything from makeup tutorials, you…