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Clever Cutter is our Product OTD

Clever Cutter is a handy knife & cutting board gadget that cuts thru food like scissors

The Clever Cutter is an aptly named gadget that conveniently combines a sharp kitchen knife with a handy cutting board on the opposite side and cuts food like scissors cut paper. It’s a fast, easy way to chop vegetables, fruits, meats, cheese, maybe a finger and can slice perfectly thin pieces for simple yet elegant serving. As lazy people who loathe food preparation, we need, want, LOVE it! Gimme gimme gimme 🙂

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Impossible Foods’ Incredible Plant-Based Burger

Impossible Foods burger looks, smells, cooks & tastes like real meat

So Impossible Foods in Redwood City, California have created an incredible burger that possesses the appearance, textures, aromas, and flavours of real meat, but is actually made completely from plant-based ingredients. Using a specific protein molecule that is found in both sources, the company was able to re-create the burger experience without the negative health and environmental effects. Woo hoo, everyone’s a winner – product OTD! 🙂

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FoldiMate Folds, Steams & Perfumes your Washing

FoldiMate Family is most definitely our product OTD

You’re gonna LOVE this one – The FoldiMate Family is an awesome new handy home robot appliance that folds, steams, and even perfumes your clean washing in a matter of seconds. Users simply clip their clothes on the machine’s conveyor belt, which feeds into the folding chamber where a variety of garment types can be folded by robotic arms. The company will begin pre-orders in 2017 and potential buyers can sign up to be notified through the FoldiMate website. If you hate washing and folding clothes as much as we do, then this is the best thing ever – simply genius! 🙂

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Catterbox Translates your Cat’s Meows

Catterbox the translating cat collar is definitely our product OTD

What if your cat could actually talk? Presenting Catterbox, an amazing cat collar innovation that translates the meows and sounds of your beloved feline into clear English words and sentences. The designers of the Catterbox have analysed hundreds of sound samples produced by cats to help the collar translate as accurately as possible for it seems cats do not ‘meow’ amongst each other, but only to communicate with humans. Hmmm slightly sceptical here but hey, whatever blows your hair back – if you’re the type who wants your cat to start ranting day and night, then this is definitely for you. Happy Friday, everyone! 🙂

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Song Wig – A Hairpiece that Shares Music

Song Wig is definitely our product OTD

So just when you thought you’d seen it all, Party Creative Lab have created the Song Wig – a very unique bluetooth-enabled hairpiece that houses tiny amplifiers and is made from numerous earbuds allowing the wearer to share music with their friends. Ummm, ok it’s a lil WTF but pretty cool when you think about it although not sure how practical. We’re seeing Song Wig listening parties – gettin’ wiggy wit it! 😉

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Mygdal Plant Lamp is our Product OTD

Mygdal Plant Lamp is an innovative light for growing indoor plants

Mygdal Plant Lamp: A project from designers We Love Eames, the Mygdal Plant Lamp is an awesome hanging light for growing indoor plants. Not only do these innovative lamps combine daylight LEDs with a sleek contemporary design but power to the lamp is cleverly provided via an electrically conductive glass coating meaning there is no visible cable. A beautiful addition to any well designed space and an amazing way to highlight your plants as the grow – Happy Friday, everyone! 🙂

Bernard Hoffman Captures the ‘Vis-O-Matic’

Bernard Hoffman documents what 'online' shopping looked like in 1950

Bernard Hoffman: Photographed for LIFE magazine by Bernard Hoffman, Canadian entrepreneur Lawrence Freiman imagined the future of retail by creating the Vis-O-Matic, an innovative store where customers could view and make purchases via a futuristic system of photographic slides. Long before the birth of the internet and online shopping, bicycles, dresses, shoes, toys, hats and much more could be ordered by customers and then received via home delivery. Wow, this guy was way ahead of his time – awesome stuff! 🙂

SpinChill – Drinking just got a whole lot better!

SpinChill quickly chills bottles & cans by spinning them in ice

SpinChill: We can’t believe we didn’t think of this – SpinChill is a small device that quickly chills drinks in bottles and cans by spinning them in ice. The SpinChill can chill a can in one minute, a bottle of beer in three, and a bottle of wine in five. Seems its smooth spinning motion helps avoid foaming typically associated with shaking a drink before opening it, and the device can chill up to 300 drinks before requiring new batteries. Love. Want. Need. Perfect for the beach esky this summer…party on! 🙂

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Hank the Beer Tank – Product of the Day

‘Hank the Beer Tank’ is a fully portable compact Kegerator. Party on!

Hank the Beer Tank: We absolutely LOVE ‘Hank the Beer Tank’ which is a very clever, fully portable kegerator that can easily travel around for parties, camping, anything, and can operate off of 110-240V AC, or 12-24V DC. Founders Sebastian Ehreiser and Adam Koeppel are currently raising funds via Kickstarter in order to bring ‘Hank the Beer Tank’ to market and say this about the product “You can plug me into just about anything. And while I am plugged in I use less power than a 60W light bulb. To serve beer. From a keg. Anywhere. I do this by using a super efficient inverter controlled compressor, power electronics, and a digital control unit. I am smart about sipping power, and I wont drain your battery, I will just turn off. Warm beer is always better than a car that won’t start. I carry CO2 with me to keep kegs pressurized and preserved. I can accommodate a sixtel keg of your favorite craft beer. I can cool it to 0F, but who wants a frozen keg? I am also half the size of most kegerators on the market, so I can fit in a small space in your home, truck, boat, or tent. Just don’t leave me outside, I don’t like the rain.” This. is. GOLD! Happy Friday! 🙂

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Apple Watch & New MacBook

Apple products continue to innovate and impress

Apple: A further and more in-depth look into the new Apple Watch and the new MacBook were announced at a live Apple event in San Francisco, California. So awesome!! And although the Apple Watch is clearly the most exciting new kid on the block, it is definitely the new MacBook that is the talk of the town. Apple’s new MacBook now becomes the thinnest notebook ever at just 13.1mm at its thickest point and a weight of just under a 1kg (907 grams). The newly designed Apple MacBook runs silently with a fanless logic board that is 67% smaller than the 11-inch MacBook Air. The batteries themselves have been redesigned as well, allowing them to be built with a contoured design to maximise the available space. The result provides enough power for all-day battery life, according to Apple. One major change is that the Apple MacBook features just one single USB-C port that will be used for multiple purposes including charging, video output, and USB data transfer. USB-C also has a reversible design, eliminating frustration when trying to orient a USB cable correctly. The new notebook is available in space grey, silver, and gold tones, and in two different versions. One version starts at $1,299 (USD) with a 1.1GHz Intel Core M processor, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of flash storage. The $1,599 version (USD) has a 1.2GHz processor, 8GB of RAM, and 512GB of storage. Both versions of the new MacBook will be available in the United States beginning 10th April, 2015. The Apple Watch is Apple’s first wearable device that will be launched on 24th April, 2015. The Apple Watch collection features highly polished stainless steel and space black stainless steel cases. The display is protected by sapphire crystal. And there’s a choice of three different leather bands, a link bracelet, a Milanese loop, and a band made from high-performance fluoroelastomer. Siri is also integrated allowing users to experience the familiarity of features found on other Apple devices such as navigation, keeping track of events, and messaging friends. Take a look at both the Apple Watch and the new MacBook below:

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