Tag: Apple Watch

Web coolness: grilling apps for the Fourth, automatic LEGO sorting and more

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did. Learn the science behind fireworks before you watch the fun. Grilling apps to get your ready for your Fourth of July BBQ. Is this new screen-free gaming system worth the price? This refugee pilot is flying around the world to promote women in STEM. Is the Apple Watch essential to someone used to relying on it? A techy solution to LEGO clutter. Believe it or not: this bed makes itself and has programmable temperature zones. A weed-slashing...

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Wear your Apple Watch on your sleeve.

So many people are using their Apple Watch as a fitness tracker (and music player), but not everyone wants to wear it on their wrist. If that sounds like you, or perhaps the dad in your life, the ActionSleeve from TwelveSouth is what you’ve been looking for. And right now, it’s 15% off. Related: 4 stylish fitness trackers that look great outside of they gym, too. For sports like CrossFit, kickboxing, weight lifting (you get the idea), wearing the Apple Watch on your wrist can be movement prohibitive, which is why the ActionSleeve is a smart alternative. Granted, I’m...

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A fantastic Apple Watch sale you won’t want to miss. Why thank you, Target!

If you’ve been shuffling your feet, trying to figure out a reason to rationalize an Apple Watch, you might want to shuffle those tootsies over to Target right now. They’ve got a big Apple Watch sale going on with some of the best prices we’ve seen. Related: Is the Apple Watch right for you?  Last year, we received an Apple Watch to test out ourselves from Apple (the first version, to be clear), and we have to say that we discovered that it really does help you disconnect from your phone more (and not the other way around). It alerts you of...

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Don’t miss this great deal on hot new Apple Watch bands with a byte.

Looking for a juicy new band for that Apple Watch? We’ve got the skinny on the new Spring Collection from our pals at Bezels & Bytes, now on sale for a limited time. Each design in the Spring Collection fits your Apple Watch perfectly, and comes in a variety of colors and styles, from zipper-edged leather to punky studs. And, if you pre-order now through Friday, you can save 30% off your purchase. Hello, Valentine’s Day. Related: Gorgeous tech gifts for the fashionista in your life   Extra Cool: Use code BBFRIEND to get 30% off the Spring Collection at Bezels...

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22 fantastic holiday tech deals to reward you last-minute shoppers | 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

As we get closer to Christmas and Hanukkah (eep!) we thought we’d close out our 2016 Holiday Tech Gift Guide should help you out since it’s all about last minute holiday tech deals and discounts. Yep, those of you procrastinators and busy parents? You’re in luck. Because we’ve found so many phenomenal tech deals from electronic games and STEM toys to small appliances, gifts for photographers of all ages, and lots of cool tech accessories Just be sure to order ASAP! All these shops still offer Christmas delivery, generally with free group shipping. But then most need to be ordered by 12/21...

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The best Black Friday tech deals around the web

Looking for the best Black Friday online deals? We’ve got them, because we’re all about shopping in our pajamas today and spending a little more time with our families. Or leftover stuffing. Or possibly both. Keep in mind, these Black Friday tech deals are limited time, some are limited quantity, and shopping earlier is always best. Hey, at least you don’t have to worry about finding a parking space or waiting in line. Happy saving everyone! CMP is an rstyle and Amazon affiliate Don’t miss the Black Friday deals on Cool Mom Picks. There are tons!    sponsor   TARGET: Lots of online deals, which...

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Web Coolness: Tweet edit, girl power movies for kids, and the big Instagram changes we’re all freaking out about

Here are some of our favorite links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them too!   A Star Trek white noise sleep machine. Well played, Think Geek! This Kickstarter from Lomography almost fooled us. 17 things you can do with Google that you might not have known about. Finally, you can edit your tweets.   We love the Twelve South HiRise for iPhone. Now, their Apple Watch version is $10 through Monday with code TIMETOCHARGE. Cool girl power movies for kids that you can stream right now. Should you be turning on post notifications for...

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What’s new and exciting from Apple for parents: The iPhone SE, the 9.7 inch iPad Pro, and iOS 9.3

There was lots of news at this week’s big Apple Event, from cool new developments in Apple’s dedication towards sustainability to awesome new product announcements (and price changes on existing ones). We took the time to go through it all, to share the most exciting news we think parents will care about. And yes, non-parents too.   iPhone SE As popular as the new bigger iPhone 6 and 6S models have been (not to mention the 6+), the demand for a smaller phone is still high. We’ve heard it from our own readers plenty — especially those of us ladies with smaller hands and tinier pockets....

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Web Coolness: The best tech of CES 2016, the FitBit Blaze smartwatch, and Star Wars. Lots of Star Wars.

  We’re digging this inspirational desktop wallpaper from our friends at Design Milk. Head over to their site to download it free. Parents are monitoring their kids online, and according to this study are mostly doing it right.   FitBit launches at smartwatch at CES! Meet the Blaze. Speaking of which, here’s what our friends at Techlicious picked as their top 10 of CES 2016. Use your Apple Watch as a universal TV remote thanks to Peel. Handy! And now, lots of Star Wars links because… well, we can’t help ourselves.    We’re loving these Star Wars home t-shirts, now with Rey’s Speeder!...

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The 15 coolest new tech gadgets of the year: Editors’ Best Tech of 2015

We’re always excited to try out all the new gadgets each year and wow, what a long way we’ve come since Cool Mom Tech launched five years ago. Technology like pressure touch screens, the overwhelming adoption of streaming music and media, the desire for portable everything, and items that have gotten both very very small (Polaroid Cube) and very very large (iPhone 6S Plus) are really changing the game. So we hope you enjoy our picks for the very coolest new gadgets of 2015 And psst…if you’re looking for cool tech toys? They’re coming up in their very own post.   -Liz +...

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