When I think of a smart handbag, my mind goes to looks. But in the case of the FYB London Smart Handbag, billed as “the world’s smartest handbag,” it’s a combo of chic designer styling and useful technology that land it on my covet list. First of all, it’s got a biometric lock. As in, you can only unlock the bag iPhone style, with your fingerprint. If that’s not like the best ever bag for NYC subway commuting, I don’t know what is. On top of that, there’s a wireless charging pocket to keep your phone charging on the go and a...Read More
Well, well, Amazon’s Echo (aka Alexa) is now your own personal Anna Wintour thanks to the newly launched Echo Look. Think Alexa, now with eyeballs and a fashion sense. With this new gadget, you can actually take full-length photos of yourself (even video) so you can share on social media for friend-polling, or just ask their built-in Style Check service. They’ll actually give you a rating of which is better based on machine learning and tips from style experts, with their advice getting better as they get to know you. Cool. Also, freaky. Related: 27 cool things you can do...Read More
If you’ve got Pokémon loving tweens and teens in your house, you better pop in some ear plugs before you show them the new line of Pokémon make-up from Korean brand TONYMOLY. They’ve got everything from nail polish to face masks, all covered in Pokémon branding, though they’re not just cute packaging. The products actually match certain characters, like Pikachu nail polish which comes with lightning bolts. Related: Is Pokémon Go safe for kids? Before all the Poké geeks in your house get too excited, they’re not yet available here in the U.S. So, until then, you might have to keep...Read More
We’ve featured plenty of tech organizers here on Cool Mom Tech, and as much as I dig them, I have to say that they skew a little on the masculine side. Which hey, nothing wrong with that, but sometimes I just want something that’s high on practicality and style. That’s why this Commute Clutch at Mark & Graham caught my eye. Related: 3 cool tech organizers to help you tackle your cords, cables, and chargers, oh my While it might not fit as much as, say, the This is Ground Tech Dopp Kit (which is awesome, by the way),...Read More
Web Coolness: The new NASA travel poster, a hot Instagram feature, and why people are leaving Snapchat
Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did. We’re loving this gorgeous new, free NASA travel poster. (via Laughing Squid) This device lets dads feel the fetus kicking in utero! Whoa. Ooh, wearable tech that’s actually chic and not gimmicky. Here’s how social media might be creating unrealistic parenting standards. Coming soon? Charging devices might be as simple as connecting to WIFI. Here’s everything you need to know about the hot new Instagram feature. 13 email etiquette rules from around the world. Randi Zuckerberg...Read More
I’ve been a big Nordstrom fan for years, and not just because I have a little shoe addiction. Their customer service is unrivaled, like the time they sent someone to my home to take off a security tag an associate had forgotten to take off. Nope, I’m not kidding. What you might not know is that they have killer tech accessories, from tech wristlets to iPhone cases, even battery chargers that you won’t believe are battery chargers. Here, 5 fabulous Valentine’s Day tech accessories you can get at Nordstrom right now (though really, hearts are fun all year long). Good luck...Read More
These days, you can make as much of a fashion statement with your iPhone as you can with your clothes and accessories. Case in point: these new Liquid Glitter iPhone cases at Casetify, which are a special Valentine’s Day treat for the tech lover in your life. Let me answer your first question before you even ask it and tell you that these are actually double layer cases, so you’ve got one layer between your iPhone 7 and the liquid glitter. I’m digging the unicorn pastels myself, but they’ve got a few other color choices to pick from. Related:...Read More
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...Read More
Just in time for holiday visits, New Year’s Eve celebrations and uh, New Year’s Day morning-after selfies (if you dare), Rebecca Minkoff has introduced yet another must-have tech accessory: The new rose gold Glow Selfie iPhone Case designed for iPhone 7, but reportedly also fitting the iPhone 6. Related: The coolest selfie cases and lights to help you look your gorgeous best The swanky metallic case is all Rebecca’s style, but the soft glow of the lights around the rim were created in collab with the engineers at GE lighting. At the push of a button, your protective case turns into a source of high-quality, high-def...Read More
Juggling your stroller and your phone is quite a feat, but add in the cold, wintry weather, and you might just have to wait until you’re walking through a store or safely parked at home to send that text. Well, that’s where the Stroll & Go On-Call hand muff from skip*hop comes in to save the day, or at least, your need to immediate communication, especially for you city mamas who pretty much live with your hands firmly planted on stroller handles. Related: Stylish touch screen gloves. Because winter is coming. Simply snap this hand muff to your stroller, zip your...Read More
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