Every once in awhile a product comes out that changes the game on a concept everyone thought was pretty well set in stone. This stand from UBOH takes all preconceived ideas of a phone a tablet stand and tosses them out the window. While similar products rely on simple folding actions and locking mechanisms, the UBOH 5-in-1 Pocket-Sized Phone and Tablet Stand uses microsuction and magnets to keep your phone in place. You can stick it against a mirror or refrigerator or the dashboard of your car, and the microsuction, although it sticks like an adhesive, is completely reusable and leaves behind no residue. The product is also washable, and can be configured to act as a tripod for a family photo with everyone in it, or to get that perfect selfie. It’s available now for preorder from IndieGoGo, and that might be the best way to get your hands on this unique stand before everyone else, and at an early bird price point, just $24 if you’re fast enough to snag one of the currently 150 available “super early bird” stands.
UBOH 5-in-1 Pocket-Sized Phone and Tablet Stand
Lumen Metabolism Tracker
Athletes have long been tracking and using the ratio of carbon dioxide to oxygen to modify their diets and achieve optimal performance, however, its been a costly process thats required expensive tools and use of a medical center. The Lumen Metabolism Tracker, which is now funding on Indiegogo, aims to bring this cutting edge tech into consumers' hands for real-time and on the go tracking. Using your breath as the measure, the device can tell you whether you are currently burning carbs or fat and ways to adjust your diet accordingly. This will make sure that you are always performing optimally and have enough energy for later workouts and expenditures. It can also give you insights on how the food you eat affects your performance as well as the right mixture of macro and micro nutrients. The device needs to be charged only once every few weeks and comes with a soft travel case so you can bring it with you everywhere.
There seems to be a trend among phone manufacturers of going back to the simple cellphones of the late 1990s/early 2000s. Nokia - one of the leading names in 'dumb phone' tech of yesteryear - is bringing back one of their iconic models, the 8810. Best known as being the phone that Neo uses in the 1999 hit The Matrix, the 'banana phone' is aimed at people looking to ditch the endless clutters and distractions of modern apps for a simple phone that can just call and text. The 8810 will have a battery that can last 25 days, work on 4G networks and even include the classic hit Snake for when you need to look busy out in public. They plan to start shipping later this year.