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This Harness Lets You Strap A GoPro To Your Dog

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Man’s best friend probably has some crazy stories to tell, if only he could. Between those twigs he dug up, the butts he sniffed and the water he splashed around, doggie’s life is filled with adventure. With the Fetch Harness from GoPro, he’ll be able to tell you all about it, even if he has no idea what he’s doing. The strap securely attaches your camera to your pet’s chest or back, so you can get two angles. It fits dogs of all sizes, from 15 lbs to 150 lbs. It’s padded at all adjustment points for comfort, and is completely washable. At $60, it really is an inexpensive way to capture some interesting footage.

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Toymail Lets Parents Send Voicemail to Their Kids’ Toy

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Being a working parent is hard. Aside from missing out on some of your kid’s firsts, it sucks not being able to hang out and bond with your offspring as much as you want to. You can, however, harness the power of modern technology and make them feel your presence one way or another, like with Toymail.

It’s a small, mailbox-shaped toy that lets you send voicemail straight to your kids. The awesome part is that your child can send you messages, too, simply by hitting ‘reply.’

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Leather Beer Caddy For Bikes

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Making a beer run in the middle of the party can get annoying, but not so with the Fyxation Leather Bicycle Carrier. Instead of stuffing that six-pack in your backpack or bringing it back (gasp!) in your hands, just put the beers in this cool-looking brown leather carrier. It’ll fit right beneath your top post, making it super convenient. Ok… we’re sure some of you will complain that you have to take the extra step to remove each beer from its box and individually insert it in this carrier. It’s true… but just look at it! If you don’t have a backpack, this is still the superior option.

But hey, if you’ve been drinking, maybe it’s better to walk after all? Cycling while intoxicating is no better than driving, so be safe.

The caddy will cost you $57, from Amazon.

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LightMode Helmets Will Get You Noticed On The Road

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Motorcyclists have a bad reputation for attracting attention in all the wrong ways. But while a good portion of them do like to simply show off, getting noticed is also a matter of safety. Car drivers are used to look for other cars on the road, but motorcycles are smaller and easier to miss, especially at night. Increasing your visibility is never a bad thing, and these LightMode Electroluminescent light kits could not only help in that regard, but could do so stylishly. They’re light-up wires that connect into a small control module, which itself is wedged between the shell and the padding or glued on with 3M adhesives. You can order them as a kit and make your own design. Or if you don’t trust your skills, you can order a number of helmets pre-fitted with the wires. There are three mode selections: constant glow, blink and off. You can use regular AA batteries, but 2,000mAh rechargeables will reportedly squeeze 13 hours of operation before needing to be charged.

Currently on pre-order on Kickstarter, $72 will get you a kit, which comes in aqua, red, white, green, blue, yellow, and pink colours. The pre-installed helmets start at $295 for an HJC CL-Y Razz, and up to $770 for a Shoei RF-1200.

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Deal Of The Day: A Canon EOS Rebel Giveaway!

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Enter this giveaway to run the chance of winning a DSRL!

The Canon EOS Rebel T3 DSLR Camera delivers beautiful photos and video with speed, simplicity and fun. It features a 12.2 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor and Canon DIGIC 4 Image Processor for richly detailed images and quick camera response so you never miss a beat.

With the Fantastic Photography Bundle included, you will learn to shoot in all kinds of different styles, letting you develop and master the awesome camera you will receive.

Along with the camera and photography bundle, you’ll also receive a Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II SLR Zoom Lens, so you’ll be ready to shoot from the moment you open to packaging.

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Das Can-In-Stein Is A Beer Stein For Your Cans

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If you’ve ever done anything Oktoberfest-related, you’ve probably become acquainted with a beer stein. The ornamental pewter mugs are a staple at any bavarian-themed festivity, but they’re a little cumbersome to carry around. They’re pretty expensive too, sometimes. The Das Can-In-Stein started out as a Thinkgeek April’s Fool joke, but like many of these, it turned into a real product. It’s a pewter-looking plastic container that accepts any 12oz. can of beer (or soda, of course) and turns into a rudimentary stein. Yeah, sure, it’s a novelty item and completely unnecessary. But at $10, it’s a cheap way to have a little fun. It’s also kind of awesome to say out loud. Try it!

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Maersk Just Set The World Record For Most Containers Loaded Onto A Ship

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In news only tangentially related to gadgets, the Danish shipping giant Maersk has recently announced that they’ve broken the world record by loading 17,603 containers onto their giant MV Mary Maersk ship. It is pictured here leaving the port of Algeciras, Spain, on July 21, 2014. That’s 17,603 TEU, to use the exact nomenclature, which means ‘twenty-foot equivalent units’, but you wouldn’t be too wrong thinking of them as containers. The ship itself is a mammoth “50 meters wide and 396 meters long. Its gross tonnage is 194,849, and according to MarineTraffic it is currently in the China Sea South traveling at a speed of 17.8 knots.” That’s a whole lot of goods making their way to us, and a good portion of them are probably consumer electronics.

As a matter of fact, the ‘tangential’ reason we’re even mentioning this, aside from how impressive the feat is, is that most of our electronics are Made in China (or elsewhere), and bigger and more efficient ships can translate into a faster and more efficient supply line. That means less waiting for us Westerners, who are always looking to get our hands on the latest gadgets yesterday.

Mary Maersk leaves Algeciras from Maersk Line on Vimeo.

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Standing Workstations Worth Considering Listed at Faveable

Every weekday, our friends at Faveable compile a list of awesome gadgets and gear that men would love to discover.

 

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Welcome back to another edition of partnered content at OhGizmo from Faveable. This time around we’ve compiled a list of really awesome standing workstation solutions and accessories to improve your fitness, while getting the work done more efficiently. Standing desks not only have health benefits you’d normally expect, they also help improve concentration while you work. Featured image is of LifeSpan TR1200-DT5 Treadmill Desk, it’s one of the most highly rated standing workstation which is a desk + treadmill combo with height adjustment. Find out more about our remaining picks by hitting the link below.

Check out: These Workstations Will Literally ‘Get You Off Your A$$’

The Chairless Chair Is Only There When You Want It

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If you spend a good portion of your day on your feet, you’ve probably thought of just how sweet it would be to be able to sit now and then. But chairs are stationary, and there you are, moving around. If only you could bring one with you everywhere you go… Well, the Chairless Chair is essentially that: a wearable chair. It’s a light lower-limb exoskeleton that hardens at the push of a button and allows you to sit down anywhere you want. Keith Gunura, the 29-year old CEO and co-founder of noonee, the Zurich-based startup behind the device, informs CNN that it’s made from aluminum and carbon fiber, and weighs around 4 lbs., which makes it nearly indistinguishable to the wearer. To use, the wearer simply moves into the desired position and presses a button, which locks it in place, immediately relieving pressure from the lower limbs. A single 6V battery can power it for up to 24 hours.

The target market is industrial workers who spend most of their day on their feet, assembling things. Less fatigue could translate in increased productivity and worker satisfaction. BMW and Audi are actually going to start trials later this year, and if the tech catches on, perhaps a consumer version might make its way to the market eventually. Don’t hold your breath on that, however.

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