No More Messy Cords Or Batteries, Light The Room With Water!

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Ever have the stress of not enough outlets? Wish that a battery powered lamp lasted for much longer? Sick of replacing bulbs, batteries and wires? Well, WAT’s LED Cordless Lamp Powered By Water is here to solve just those problems. 

The technology of a hydroelectric battery and some simple tap water makes this lighting revolutionary and no doubt will become a staple in many homes.

Attractive, innovative and resourceful, WAT’s LED Cordless Lamp is definitely worth a second look.

The Coolest (And Weirdest) Wearable Tech Yet: Belty’s Smart Belt

Portion sizes at home and in restaurants seem to be getting bigger and bigger. Often our eyes are much more ravenous than our stomachs, leaving us with that embarrassing moment of loosening your belt at a cocktail party or first date.

Well, the tech gurus at Belty are looking to solve this problem with their new smart belt.

…no you didn’t misread that, it’s a smart BELT.

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Instead of reaching to adjust it yourself, this belt automatically adjusts itself after you’ve had one more piece of cake than you should have. Not only does it provide convenience, but it also keeps track of your overall health and sends that information to your smart phone.

So worry no more, when Belty’s smart belt becomes available, Thanksgiving dinner may become a little less awkward.

Make Real Life Math Easier With Converter Plus

We’ve all been there: trying to figure out the tip between a dinner party of 10 guests, pondering the number of seconds left in a tedious meeting or lecture, wanting to sound smart when people are talking about the weather in Celsius. Most of the time, you get fed up trying and pass the buck to someone else. Well, Converter Plus is out to solve that problem.

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Free in the app store, Converter Plus seeks to provide quick solutions to real life math problems . From currency to percentages, this app has got every equational conundrum covered. So save yourself the frustration and just download Converter Plus already!

 

The Top 4 Design Trends Of 2015

Ready to attack a project? Well, before swinging a hammer or pulling off wallpaper, check out A Beautiful Space’s top 4 design trends of 2015 guaranteed to amp up the style of every space:

1. Bring On The Blue!

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Deep, rich blues are in vogue and for good reason! Dark navy and indigo are both bold and beautiful, ensuring an expressive but classic look. Add a splash or coat the room in the glorious shade- it’ll look wonderful either way!

2. Metallics Are A Must Have

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No, this isn’t another call for stainless steel or chrome. Instead, carve a different style path with brass or copper finishes. Switch up the hues of metallics throughout the home and don’t get locked in the stainless box.

3. Take On Texture

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Whether it’s texturized wallpaper or sponge applied wall contours, texture from walls to ceiling are definitely taking center stage in home design. Take advantage of this texture revolution!

4. Bring The Vacation Home

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Finally, a trend that requires traveling the world for inspiration! Whether the theme’s Morocco or Tanzania, earthy tones will definitely propel the home into the glamour that is 2015 home design.

Be Your Own Barista With The Smarter Wi-Fi Coffee Machine

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Getting up in the morning is hard enough. Getting up knowing you have the arduous task in front of you of trudging to kitchen and making coffee? That’s nearly unbearable.

Well with The Smarter Wi-Fi Coffee Maker, this agony may no longer be a problem. With a click on your smartphone from under your covers, this coffee maker will brew you a perfect temperature coffee.

Make coffee runs- or coffee runs to the kitchen- a thing of the past with Smarter’s Wi-Fi Coffee Maker.

Pets Wrecking The House? Keep Track Of Fido With Petcube!

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With all the home improvement projects boasted about over at Idea Corner, there’s something that hasn’t been factored in… PETS! These lovable goofballs can often being the culprit of ruining some of the best home improvements around.

Introducing, The Petcube!

Connected to your smartphone’s Wi-Fi, this pet cam keeps track of your dogs movements when you’re on the go. Not only that, but with a built in microphone you can say “Hey boy! Get down!” miles away from your home. Even play with your dogs (or cats) while at work by using the built in laser pointer.

Don’t worry about the paint drying getting ruined with paws or new furniture being chewed up, instead get your hands on a Petcube.

The Most Modern Magnet Around: Invoxia’s Smart Fridge Magnet

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Sick of roommates forgetting to get more milk? Want to blast tunes while cooking breakfast on a Saturday morning? Need an easier way to make kitchen phone calls? Look no further than Invoxia’s Smart Fridge Magnet, Triby.

This magnet basically replaces any need for a home phone or cellphone in the kitchen. With Bluetooth and Wi-Fi capability, the magnet not only serves as a noise-cancelling loudspeaker but a message center and even can make phone calls.

Invoxia’s Triby is not available on the market yet, but when it does, it’s a product definitely worth checking out.

Top 3 Kitchen Backsplash Trends For 2015

Last week, Chicago Handyman posted about the latest wall trend: ombre wall paint! Now here are 3 of the most anticipated kitchen backsplash trends of the 2015 home improvement season:

1. Natural Stone

Stone 2With an earthy look and refined lines, natural stone can add visual interest and texture to a sleek kitchen.

2. Stainless Steel

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Stainless steel appliances are becoming standard in every kitchen, and it’s starting to make its way into backsplashes as well. Modern and reflective, a stainless steel backsplash can breathe life into even the most neutral of kitchens.

3. Chalkboard

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A chalkboard backsplash can change a room with a simple line of chalk. From reminders to kid’s drawings, chalkboard backsplashes add charm and an artistic vibe to any kitchen.

For more ideas, check out ImproveNet for their article on even more 2015 kitchen backsplash trends.

 

Don’t Let Fruit Go To Waste! Try Out This Mold-Detecting Fruit Bowl!

Everyone tries to get their daily fruit and veggies in. And nothing is more frustrating when attempting to do good for the body and come across all rotting fruit.

Well London scientist, Jagjit Chodha, may be on the way to solving this problem. Creating a bowl with a sensor to detect ethylene increases, this bowl lights up letting owners know that the fruit must be eaten soon.

While only in the prototype stage now, this bowl is definitely an item to be on the lookout for!

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