Now Funding: The Leitners Ad Maiora Hybrid Smartwatch

When you hear the term “hybrid smartwatch”, what is it you think of? Most likely, you’re picturing a watch that has an analog display (for reading the time) along with a (usually) smaller LCD for giving you some notifications. Well, that’s sort of what we have here with the Leitners Ad Maiora – but not exactly.

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Keep the electrons flowing with chargers from Anker

For many folks, you probably just rely on the charging brick that came with your phone, or tablet, or perhaps even laptop. With USB-C, though, not all chargers are equal. So, if you want some aftermarket options – good for replacing older, lower-power ones you have – we’ve spent some time with two options from Anker.

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Now Funding: The Quanta Vici heated wearables

For many of us, the temperatures have definitely turned towards the cooler. That means we’re pulling out the various layers to stay warm. Wool is where I tend to go most of the time, but there’s no doubt that some electrons (via the magic of resistive heating) can keep you toasty. That’s where a newer crowdfunding campaign – the Quanta Vici Smart Wearables.

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Trade your health and wellness data for a chance at cash with KrowdFit

There are all manner of health and wellness apps out there. As a matter fact, you probably have one or another of them – if nothing other than the default ones that come with your smartphone (Google Fit or Apple Health). Well, if you don’t mind sharing all that you’re logging, KrowdFit is another app that can give you a chance at some cash.

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Introducing the Glorious GMMK Pro Modular Mechanical Keyboard

Now, you might be wondering what it is I’m talking about, given that header image up there. Yes, the Glorious GMMK Pro is indeed a new keyboard hitting the scene. But unlike other keyboards we’ve covered, this one is not ready-to-type right out of the box – you’ve got some work to do with this.

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The Anker PowerHouse 100 has a neat trick

Ever since we had a multi-day power outage over the summer, I’ve been paying a lot more attention to what battery packs we’ve got in our house. The small ones we had didn’t cut the mustard, so I picked up an Anker Powercore 10000 which has been great for portable on-the-go electrons. The Anker PowerHouse 100, well, that’s a whole different deal.

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Now Funding: The Newton-Rider helmet

We’ve seen a few different bicycle helmets hit the crowd-funding pages, and while I’m always intrigued, I’m also a bit wary. Buying a watch or a gadget, that’s one thing. But trusting your safety to some random company asking for your money on the internet? Well, that does give me some pause. Fortunately, for this new Newton-Rider helmet, it looks like they’ve passed some crashworthiness tests.

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