Just in time for tax season, we're back with Respect The Tech to share a few gadgets you might want to add to your arsenal. But beware, a lot of this technology is further streamlining the connection between man and machine. The future is now!
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Previously: Respect The Tech: Gadgets We Love This Week #11
You thought finger scanners on your cellphones was pretty advanced and creepy, check out this new tech called PulseWallet. Basically, your veins are your payment method, and all your credit card info and such is saved right on the unique details of your wrist.
2. PowerPot V
We’ve all been there, on a camping trip, and your cellphone loses power. Never worry about that again. The surprising popular PowerPot V solves your problem with nifty and simple technology. This thermoelectric pot boils your water all while still absorbing that heat to power, which charges your mobile device. The lifetime warranty and K.I.S.S. functionality makes this a must buy for outdoorsy techies… Word is Raekwon got two of them.
Buy: The Power Pot
3. Pebble Watches
Another digital watch? You bet your a** it is. Tech companies are forcing these things on us like mp3 players and tablets, which we couldn’t seem to live without. This watch is simplified for the non-techie user, letting your iOS app do all the hard work and sync with your phone via Bluetooth. Updates are sent to your wrist, where you get simple controls. With already tons of app support, this is a good idea for those new to the high tech watch market.
4. Epson Moverio BT-200
Has the fact that you can’t get your hands on Google Glass made you sad? Well, there is an alternative. Meet the Moverio BT-200 made by Epson. For only $700, you too can look like Geordi La Forge, record your every movement and also view 3D media right from these “glasses”. The slew of features parallel with Glass make these a force to be reckoned with. Fascinating.
5. Native Union Jump Cable
This high tech contraption was a smash with Kickstarer, bringing in nearly 1000% of the asking pledge. And it totally makes sense: a charger that charges itself, and doubles as a portable charger. It’s got a sturdy and compact design, and also there are Apple Lightning and micro-USB versions. You should probably invest in one of these.
Buy: Native Union