Gadgets

The Giz Wiz ... Magnetic Personality

Episode 1650

This week's gadget is a Magnetic Charger that you can put onto your computer, and even phone. Amazon describes them as: Magnetic Phone Charger Cable, GARAS 3 in 1 Nylon Braided USB Fast Charging & Data Syncing Cord with LED Light Compatible with Mirco USB, Type C Smartphone and iProduct (3.9 ft-Red). Here's a bit more of what Amazon says about them: GARAS round magnetic charging cable support QC 2.0/3.0 quick charge, data sync speed up to 480Mbps.

The Giz Wiz and the Mobile Disco

Dick

Episode 1648

Dickie D is back with Smart Phone Disco Lights! It doesn't rotate, but the flashing colorful disco lights inside give that illusion. It can be powered by your smartphone, an external battery charger, or even plugged into a computer. Once plugged into a power source it lights up to the rhythm of your music or even your voice! As you'll see in the video it does give off quite a bit of light for something that small. On Amazon, they are only $12.00 for three of them! But wait, there's more. Each one of the three came with adapters for micro-USB, USB-C and a lightning connector.

The Giz Wiz ... RoboPets!

Episode 1646

There's a new dog in town...  And it's a new Sony Aibo.This is a totally updated version of the original Aibo we saw at CES 2009. Sony is definitely not marketing Aibo as a toy. To show what their thinking is, here's some info from their Aibo website: Aibo is a one-of-a-kind autonomous companion robot designed to bring fun and joy to your household. Owners can form a friendship as they raise aibo and watch as it develops its own unique personality through everyday interactions.

The Giz Wiz ... Happy Home Care

Dick

Episode 1644

The Black + Decker with Pria, a new automated medication management system designed for loved ones who desire to maintain independence while staying connected to their families. Pria is a voice-enabled tabletop device that can let caregivers know if loved ones at home have been taking their proper medication. It verifies identification through facial recognition or a PIN code, Pria before dispensing a scheduled dose into the pill cup. There's a back-up battery so the device can work during a blackout. Pria can hold 28 dozes of medication.

The Giz Wiz ... CLEAR!

Dick

Episode 1642

This week's gadget is the HeartHero Champion. HeartHero has developed a small, truly portable automated external defibrillator (AED). The survivability of public CPR is around 5%. Even though the AEDs you see inside a glass box on the wall at your school, work and in the airport, look intimidating they are easy to use.

The Giz Wiz and the Luma Charge

Dick

Episode 1640

The Lumicharge Smart LED desk lamp 2.0 is loaded with useful features. First, it's a convenient place to charge your phone and other small electronic devices. The new 2.0 version adds a universal charging dock with a10W wireless charger for phones designed for charged wirelessly. The LED has three lighting modes: bright white, soft white and soft yellow. Within those modes, you have 10 degrees of brightness adjusted via up/down arrows. A built-in motion sensor turns a built-in night light ON when you enter a dark room and that feature has it's own on/off switch.

The Giz Wiz and the Night Light

Dick DeBartolo

Episode 1636

This week's gadget s the VR3 Phone Line Charger + Night Light.This device plugs into your telephone jack. But it will only work with a working copper phone line, not with fiber. Once you plug it in, you use the jack on the side of the device to plug your phone in. That way this device is always getting power to charge the internal 1800 mAh battery. When charged a light sensor turns the built-in night light goes on and off automatically. On the front of the device is a USB-A port is to charge your device.

The Giz Wiz and the Jooki

Dick

Episode 1634

Jooki is a music player that lets kids play parent-approved music and stories from Spotify & more. It comes with 5 characters (like fox, whale, etc.) that link to various playlists. When a kid pop one of them in the center ring of the Jooki, it starts to play the music, story, etc., that has been uploaded to that character. The company says there's 8-hour of battery life (there's no screen to suck up battery juice), which means very long playtime outdoors or on the go. There's a small amount of onboard memory but there's an SD card slot to add more.

The Giz Wiz ... Portably Mobile

Dick

Episode 1632

The company says you can travel in style and enhance day-to-day life with the ATTO, the most advanced foldable mobility scooter in the world! Founder of Moving Life, Nino Ransenberg, who was diagnosed with polio, has been using mobility scooters all his life, but never felt they really met his needs. As an entrepreneur he wanted to have something that would serve him in his busy business schedule as well as his travels with his family. Introducing ATTO - Moving Life's foldable mobility scooter. When folded, ATTO easily fits in the trunk of any vehicle, including mini cars and taxis.

The Giz Wiz ... by the light

The Giz Wiz

Episode 1630

This week's gadget is an all-purpose LED that does it all. The HLZHOU 2 Pack Portable 3-IN-1 Decorative Flame light Ultra Bright Flashlights Collapsible Survival Kit for Emergence, Outdoor Black. Flickering Flames Design: The distinctive dancing flame is attractive, and looks like a real flame. This flickering candle effect lantern will be the best choice as an alternative to candle lanterns. 2-IN-1 Ultra Bright Design: It’s a 360 degree LED outdoor camping lantern, also a flashlight.