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Pivot Power | Flexible Power Strip

Pivot Power is another clever solution by Quirky for a common problem in any household. Power strips are essential, the problem is: you canīt fit every sized plug or adapter without wasting a single outlet. Pivot Power is the solution! the flexible surge-protecting power strip bends to fit all kind of chunky adapters and plugs. Another one of those "why didnīt i think of that” ideas. watch the video

Also available is an app-enabled version - Pivot Power Genius
Get it in Europe here




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NEST PROTECT

The same guys behind the popular Nest Thermostat have introduced the Nest Protect, a device that brings a sense of beauty to an otherwise neglected object, the smoke detector. The innovative smoke alarm and carbon monoxide detector will still keep you safe without driving you crazy. It features voice notifications (giving you a better sense of how to respond to the alarm), a glowing status ring (changes color letting you know if everything is ok or if there is a pot...
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BIOLITE BASECAMP STOVE

Remember the innovative BioLite Camp Stove, a portable stove that uses nothing but the sticks and twigs around you to cook meals and charge gadgets? Well, the same team behind the innovative project have recently developed a larger version, the BioLite BaseCamp Stove, a cooking and charging device for groups. The portable cooker is also powered by burning wood, and converts heat from your fire into useable electricity via a thermoelectric generator. You can then use...
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DXO ONE

DxO One is a new must have gadget for the new-age mobile photographers, it turns your iPhone or iPad into a full 1-inch 20MP sensor DSLR! The tiny camera add-on attaches to the iPhones Lightning port and swivels 60-degrees in either direction, letting you shoot shoot RAW photos on your iPhone behind an f/1.8 32mm equivalent lens. The included app turns the iPhone into a large viewfinder with the same manual controls found on a DSLR, like Speed, Aperture Priority, an...
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