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Stranger Danger No More!

September 17, 2012 Leave a comment

iSafe SC1007 Backpack with Built-In Alarm, Black

The fall season means schools are back in session, and your kids are out of the house. Know that your kids are safe when you aren’t around with iSafe’s backpacks with built-in alarms! In case of potential injury, bully or predator, the backpack comes equipped with a quick activating alarm with flashing LED strobe light to draw attention when trouble is near. Just tug on the activation pin – located on the shoulder strap for easy access – and all eyes are on you! The backpack has a loud alarm sounded by two 125 decibel sirens and flashing LED strobe lights that can be seen from up to 400 yards away.

This backpack is not just for children. College students who frequent the library for late night studying can now feel protected walking through campus in the dark. The iSafe backpack is designed for ages 8+ and is of standard size. The Backpack with Built-In Alarm has a foam padded back to provide added comfort while worn and reflectors on the shoulder straps for visibility at night. The shoulder straps are S-Shaped and ergonomically designed for comfort. It has multiple pockets to hold all of a user’s school accessories and gadgets as well as a large main compartment for books, binders, etc.

The iSafe backpack comes in many different styles: Plaid Blue, Plaid Lavender, Blue, Green, Pink and Black.

No Need to Lug Around Stacks of Notebooks with Pen that Translates your Handwriting to Text

August 27, 2012 Leave a comment

Translate Everything you Write on Paper to a Soft Copy on your Computer or Bluetooth Device

ElectroFlip PENCOPY iNoteBlue - Translate your Handwriting to Text

  • Copy everything you write down on any piece of paper and transfer it into word document
  • Store up to 100 pages
  • Instantly share your writing, drawings and even make notes on pictures via Bluetooth
  • Uses common batteries and ink cartridges

If you are a student, administrative assistant or even a corporate bigwig, the iNoteBlue is a must have item for your office supply arsenal. Easily take notes and transfer them to your computer in the original short-hand or convert them to text for a more professional approach. The proprietary Bluetooth feature allows you to share your notes, sketches and drawing with any Bluetooth enabled device, making it ideal for conferences. Everything you write, draw or doodle will sent immediately via streaming Bluetooth or captured for later use on your computer. Ideal for taking lecture and meeting notes and preparing presentations by adding text bubbles quickly and easily. Read more

Smarthome to Smart Dorm: 10 Back to School Must Haves

August 23, 2012 1 comment

It’s that time of year again! Time for books, classes, and bringing your dorm room into the digital age!

1. Join your campus’ Green Initiative with a Surge Protector that Conserves Energy

Belkin F7C01110q Conserve Switch AV – Surge Protector with Remote
Belkin F7C01110q Conserve Switch AV - Surge Protector with Remote

We are well into the Green Age. Sustainability is an important part of university living. With this Belkin Surge Protector, you can not only plug in many different appliances and surge-protect those expensive electronics, but you can also conserve energy while doing it!
Product Benefits:
-10 total outlets to plug in your computer, printer, lamp, minifridge, alarm clock and more!
-Remote-switched outlets let you eliminate standby power to up to 8 outlets
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2. Lock Up your Laptop in a Security Lock Box

First Alert 3040DF Digital Security Box with Security Cable
First Alert 3040DF Digital Security Box with Security Cable

Dorm rooms get a lot of foot traffic. With multiple roommates, with multiple friend groups, you may not always know who is coming in and out of your dorm room. Lock up all those valuables when you are out on campus with First Alert’s Digital Security Box!
Product Benefits:
-Fits a laptop up to 17 inches
-Perfect for storing 8.5 x 11 inch documents
-Fireproof
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3. Forget Tangled Cords with a Wireless Device Backup Charger

Scosche Industries IBAT1800 flipCHARGE rogue Backup Battery and Charger for Wireless Devices
Scosche Industries IBAT1800 flipCHARGE rogue Backup Battery and Charger for Wireless Devices

Your backpack is already full of books and your laptop, so why worry about that tangled mess of chargers and their cords. Instead carry around this compact Backup Battery Charger that fits in your pocket!
Product Benefits:
-Extremely powerful lithium-polymer rechargeable battery
-Fully recharges a completely dead iPhone battery
-Four LED lights display charge level
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4. Combat the Germy Dorm Air while Lighting Up your Room

Vortex Enterprise VE1001-A LED Lamp with Air Purifier
Vortex Enterprise VE1001-A LED Lamp with Air Purifier

Getting sick in the dorms is easy. With so many people in such close quarters, Dorm Halls are a haven for bacteria- and virus- spread illnesses. This Vortex Enterprise LED Dimming Desk Lamp has a built in Air Purifier to help keep your room Germ Free!
Product Benefits:
-Built in air purifier eliminates odors and destroys bacteria
-50,000 hour LED lifespan
-3 Dimming Levels perfect for those late nights studying while your roommate sleeps!
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5. What acts as an alarm clock, spy cam, music player that talks to you AND looks like a rabbit?

Violet KAROTZ-US KAROTZ Smart Rabbit
Violet KAROTZ-US KAROTZ Smart Rabbit

This cool device will be the talk of your hall! A hybrid alarm clock and music player that brings the internet to life by making it talk and looks like a rabbit is sure to make your friends jealous. But little do they know, you can also keep a watchful eye on your dorm room when you are away! Safety never looked so adorable!
Product Benefits:
-Connects to internet via WiFi or Ethernet
-Works as alarm clock
-Webcam acts as security video feed for safety
-Plays music and brings internet to life by making it talk
-Smartphone and tablet controlled
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6. Wirelessly Stream Media to your Phone, Laptop and Tablet from a Flash Drive

Maxell 666602 AirStash, 8GB
Maxell 666602 AirStash, 8GB

This little USB flash drive not only serves as additional memory, but can also stream media from your computer to your mobile device wirelessly! This little drive is so efficient it can stream videos to as many as 3 devices at once! The Maxell AirStash is the perfect little tool for media sharing.
Product Benefits:
-Wirelessly stream media to your phone, laptop, tablet, computer and more
-Additional memory for non-expandable devices
-Rechargeable battery lasts up to 7 hours. Perfect on the go!
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7. Safety First! Keep yourself protected with 3-in-1 Mace Protection

Mace 80238 3-in-1 Sport Strobe/Alarm Personal Protection Device
Mace 80238 3-in-1 Sport Strobe/Alarm Personal Protection Device

Keep yourself protected on your nighttime walks to and from the dorms with the Mace 3 in 1 Personal Protection Device. It is not your typical can of mace. It comes complete with a high powered strobe to blind your attacker. The strobe can also be turned off to enable a flashlight to light your way. But wait! That’s not all! This Strobe-Mace combo would not be complete without a loud alarm to call attention to your situation! This 3 in 1 device is not only cheap, but it can easily fit in a pocket or purse. The perfect safety accessory!
Product Benefits:
-130dB personal alarm with flashing emergency strobe light
-Pull pin on top to activate alarm and strobe
-Strobe can be turned off to double as a flashlight
-Fits in pocket or purse!
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8. All-nighter? Dining halls closed? Fret not with this Desktop Mini Fridge!

Dream Cheeky 019 USB Mini Desktop Fridge
Dream Cheeky 019 USB Mini Desktop Fridge

Late night studying is a way of life in the dorms, but unfortunately the dining hall hours don’t always match up with your study schedule. With the Dream Cheeky USB Mini Desktop Fridge you can make sure you have a cool beverage (energy drinks, anyone?) at your fingertips for that late night cram session.
Product Benefits:
-Holds a 12 oz can.
-Powered by USB port
-Quiet Operation
-4 ft. USB cable
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9. Relieve Eye Fatigue from Staring at your Laptop All Day

GUNNAR Computer Eyewear G005-C001 Sheadog Onyx Frame
GUNNAR Computer Eyewear G005-C001 Sheadog Onyx Frame

From lecture halls and libraries to your dorm room, you will be spending countless hours staring at that dimly lit computer screen of yours. Gunnar Optiks glasses are designed to relieve digital eye fatigue and prevent computer vision syndrome caused by long hours spent in front of a monitor. Protect your 20/20 vision!
Product Benefits:
-Protects eyes from damaging effects of digital displays
-Offers an optically pure viewing experience
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10. Relieve Backpack-Induced Pain with a Daily Massage

Carepeutic KH261 Deluxe Shiatsu Back Massager
Carepeutic KH261 Deluxe Shiatsu Back Massager

Wind down after a long day of studies with a nightly massage. Textbooks not only weigh on your wallet, but their heavy weight puts a lot of strain on your back! Relieve your back pains with Carepeutic’s Back Massager that turns any ordinary chair into a massage chair!
Product Benefits:
-3 massage types with heat therapy option
-Massages lower, upper or full back
-Strap system allows it to fit over most chairs
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Hesitant About Letting Your Teen Take Their Car When They Leave for College this Fall?

August 24, 2011 Leave a comment

It could be very nerve wrecking and at the same time exciting for your teen to go off to college, and many parents wonder if allowing their teen to take their car with them is the right choice.  If  their driving habits worry you, or your simply worried of the unknown, you can use the SafeDriver to monitor their driving and promote safety. The easy-to-read keyfob display will keep track of the car’s maximum speed, distance traveled, and number of sudden stops since the last reset.

The unit’s simple installation will give you peace of mind in a matter a minutes. Simply plug the sensor into your vehicle’s OBD-II port and sync to the keyfob display. Data will be sent from the sensor to the keyfob via radio frequency. The keyfob attaches to your keychain, so you easily access the data without getting into the car. And as long as the sensor and keyfob are synchronized, the sensor will continue to collect and transmit data, even if the keyfob is not in the vehicle.

SafeDriver has a built in tamper alert, letting you know if the system has been unplugged or if the keyfob battery has been removed. Resets require a PIN and if an incorrect PIN is entered a tamper notice will flash on the display until the valid PIN is entered. Read more

College Dorm Necessity: Turn Your Room into a Music Pumping, Black Light Party Room!

August 23, 2011 Leave a comment

The Can You Imagine 4320 Black Light In Stereo lets you fill any room with the magic of a black light and big stereo sound from your MP3/MP4 player. This combination digital stereo sound system and black light let’s you enjoy true stereo sound with audio separation, along with a multi-mode glowing party light. Unlike other MP3/MP4 player speakers which have the speakers positioned right next to each other, the CYI Black Light In Stereo speakers are set at opposing end of the 4-foot black light which let’s you really hear the distinction of right and left channel audio…so can take in your music the way it was intended to be heard. Can You Imagine 4320 Black Light In StereoThe black light features three modes of special effects: STEADY ON, STROBING or MUSIC RESPONSIVE; you can even turn the black light completely off. Connect your iPod or other audio storage device and combine your music with a special effects light show and watch what happens, truly a great combination.

  • Full Digital Stereo Sound
  • Built-in Adjustable MP3/MP4 Cradle
  • Volume Control
  • On/Off Black Light Control
  • Strobing Black Light Mode (with Speed Control)
  • Black Light Music Responsive Mode

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