With the geeks among us getting excited for the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 premiere in just one month and one day (and yes, I’m counting shut up), I figured I wouldn’t be the only one dying to reconnect with Baby Groot once again. Especially in the form of this completely wonderful Baby Groot USB car charger. No he doesn’t sound like Vin Diesel, but he is sound-activated (Peter Quill would suggest The Pina Colada song) so he’ll dance around in your cup holder while charging your phone. Plus the geniuses at Think Geek who designed him even knew to include two charging ports. Because the...Read More
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Now for one of our favorite posts in our 2016 Cool Mom Tech Holiday Tech Gift Guide, we’re sharing the coolest tech stocking stuffers that won’t cost you a fortune. Okay so some are a little spendier than others but let’s be honest, often, the stocking stuffers can even more fun than what’s under the tree. From practical to fun to a little silly, check out these tech stocking stuffers and hurry, quick! Santa’s going to need them before you know it. Don’t miss our big CMT Holiday Gift Guide giveaway! Details below. Spoiler alert: You can win an iPad. CMP is an rstyle...Read More
Last year, after spending way too long researching the category, I bought a pair of NuForce BE6 Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds by Optoma, and soon after, declared them best wireless Bluetooth earbuds thanks to their sleek look, lightweight construction, and very decent sound sound. Well, Optoma has already topped themselves, with their updated model, the NuForce BE6i Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds. Kind of nice when you’re able to beat your own best product before someone else does, right? And with the new iPhone 7 coming sans headphone jack, you might need these more than you think. Reports from the audiophile boyfriend is that they stay in his larger ears even better...Read More
So, I know the goal of camping is to connect with nature and go off the grid, but sometimes you just need cell service, whether it’s to access Google Maps, use a cool app like SkyView or binge watch when the kids are finally asleep. It can also be a smart way to keep yourself and your family safe. That’s why we’re intrigued by goTenna. goTenna is a hand-held techcessory that ensures you have the capability to connect with others when you need to, without worrying about service, or lack thereof. By connecting to your cell phone (iPhone or Android) via Bluetooth, and then using the goTenna app, it allows...Read More
As much as we already do with our smartphones, the small screen and tiny keyboard can be limiting, at least when it comes to getting actual work done. That’s probably why the Superbook has completely blown its Kickstarter goal. Related: A keyboard case that turns your iPad into a laptop. Sort of. The Superbook is a smart laptop shell with a large screen, a keyboard and a touchpad, along with over 8 hours of battery life. All you have to do is plug in your Android smartphone, which launches the corresponding app, and boom! Everything on your smartphone is synched and...Read More
I’m a big proponent of changing phone cases to match the season, so when summer rolls around, I always swap out my more stylish case for one that’s a little more utilitarian. With beach and pool visits a daily occurrence, that means a waterproof case. While you won’t necessarily get style points for these 5 waterproof cell phone cases, you will be the one with a dry phone that still works. Cool Mom Tech is an Amazon affiliate. Related: 4 great waterproof Bluetooth speakers for summer LifeProof FRE LifeProof has always been my personal waterproof case go to. It’s durable and definitely waterproof (I...Read More
I never really latched onto the selfie trend, probably because every time I try, I end up partly cut off, at a weird angle or the lighting is awful. But thanks to these five sefie cases and flashes designed just for improving the almighty selfie, I may have a shot of improving my game. Take a look at all the cool selfie technology we’ve got here, then think about who might need one of these affordable selfie accessories for Father’s Day, a birthday gift, holidays or beyond. Cool Mom Tech is an rstyle affiliate Related: 4 of our favorite photo...Read More
Moms have gone from the people who needs help getting the VCR to stop flashing 12:00 (remember that chestnut?) to those digital mavens who can help you get your phone to stop making keyboard clicks every time you check Facebook. We’re mobile, we’re connected, and we love our tech. So if you’re thinking of something techy for Mother’s Day, maybe consider one of these cool floral tech accessories. From phone cases to laptop sleeves and even headphones and Bluetooth speakers, we’ve got you covered, with nearly all of our picks under $40. Which means you may have a little leftover for some real...Read More
As I was searching for a cool new unicorn iPhone case for my tween this week, wouldn’t you know it –all over the news, a story about an actual siberian unicorn fossil that was discovered. Not that it looks anything like the magical creatures I want on an iPhone case. But hey, one more reason to fuel the current obsession that we all have with unicorns. If you — or your kids — are with me, I’ve had the best time putting together 18 of the most fun, imaginative, funny, whimsical or just plain cool unicorn iPhone cases from all different artists. Fear not, Android fans —...Read More
Look, you and I both know that those cheap-y car chargers we get at the pharmacy, mall kiosk or as free giveaways at conferences have a limited usefulness before they fizzle out on us — usually at the most inopportune time. So I went looking for the very best USB car chargers that will be ready to rock when you roll, whether you’re in your car all day for work or carpools, or you’re getting ready for a big spring break road trip with the family. Because when you’re maybe a wee bit lost and need to pull over to re-check the...Read More
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