Set this bad boy to 1. Eagle Screech, 2. Dog Bark, or 3. Gun Shot (the three alert sound options), crank the volume up to 10, and sleep well knowing that flashing lights and obnoxious sounds will keep your trash safe and unmolested.
If you’ve got a USB power source, you can keep your fingers warm. Good for typing, smartphone use, and of particular indication for those with poor circulation in the extremities - for whatever or whenever one can imagine needing warm, non-numbed-by-cold fingers.
Almost by definition, getting action shots is a shaky-can’t-be-helped scenario. Sure, clever editors can tone down the vibrations and herky-jerkiness in post, but why not cut down on that from the jump? ...so to speak.
Okay, we were skeptical on this one at first glance, but these devices do exist: what we’ve got here is a plug-and-play Geiger counter that fits any smartphone headphone jack (iOS or Android - no love for Blackberry until they finally give up and accept their Google overlords). It’s definitely the smallest we’ve ever seen.
This case offers all the usual benefits of extra juice, but, in addition to plug-in charging, it can also be juiced with built-in, fold-out solar panels that deliver a 22.4% peak efficiency rating. The solar panels are capable of fully charging the case in about 5 hours. All you need is access to that giant nuclear fireball in the sky.
Whereas before you might have felt powerless to fight off overly curious and annoying children, now you pull out your USB-powered hot glue gun and permanently attach a quarter (or a 50円 coin, in our case) to the floor - BOOM! You're free!
Getting your HD-POV on underwater is no easy task - particularly at this price point. Now, thanks to Thanko, with a simple set of goggles molded to accommodate a removable GoPro mount (or your favorite FauxPro), all it takes is a quick push of the record button, a body of water to jump into, and something worth recording.
Thanko invented a cat hand-shaped selfie stick for those who love the paw feeling. It's now available for ¥3,480. Pair it with a smartphone via Bluetooth connection, and it's ready to be used. By pressing the paw part, you can release the shutter of the smartphone camera.
Thanko has released an electronic insect bite healer for ¥2,480. It relieves your skin's itchiness and irritation without medical skin cream. It might be magical but so far we're unable to confirm, but whatever - ALL HAIL THANKO!
The simple clip doubles your average smartphone’s field of view from 70 degrees to 140, pretty much eliminates the need for increasingly frowned-upon and/or outright banned selfie sticks, dials in some great macro shots, and does it all for well under $20.