If you’re anything like me and can’t remember where you put your glass of water literally five seconds after you poured it, knowing there are real solutions out there should help you rest a little easier. Highly recommended for forgetful space cadets everywhere, these ingenious devices will help you keep track of the important stuff—keys, electronics, pets, and yes, even people.
Vacations shouldn’t be hard, but they are. You’re tired, you’re stressed, you left your son home alone and he’s forced to fight off two petty crooks with homemade booby traps. But, worst of all, you’ve left your thermostat on, and your utility bill is skyrocketing faster than you can say “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.” Nest is a genius new take on the old thermostat that can be controlled with your smartphone and automatically turns to an energy-efficient temperature whenever you’re gone.
Finding your dog is impossible unless you have a great, juicy piece of steak dangling out of your back pocket, right? Wrong! By way of an unobtrusive little device, you can monitor your pet’s surroundings and temperature, track their activity and rest, and receive an alert if they wander outside a designated zone. It’s the next best thing to having a hunk of meat in your jeans.
Losing your kid (or someone else’s) in a crowded supermarket or shopping mall is one of the scariest things that can happen—save for a rogue comet heading towards earth, or being served with phony child support claims. Locca is a hyper-accurate GPS tracker that can be attached to belts, backpacks, or lanyards to ensure your child or forgetful WWII veteran stays within arm’s reach. Not only does it work internationally, but the Locca Phone is able to connect with almost any smartphone or computer out there, and it makes emergency calls as well.
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