Scosche Rhythm+ 2.0 Heart Monitor Armband Now Available

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Announced at CES 2021, the Rhythm+ Heart Rate Monitor armband is now available to purchase for US$79.99. The Rhythm+2.0 waterproof armband heart rate monitor’s patented optical sensor continuously measures blood flow and body movement to provide highly accurate readings. It is as accurate as a chest strap monitor, but much more comfortable and convenient to wear during all physical activities. Built with Valencell’s PerformTek biometric sensor technology which is the only continuous heart rate monitoring technology proven, via extensive testing, accurate during virtually any exercise and in virtually any environment to give people meaningful fitness assessments.

Scosche Rhythm+ 2.0 Heart Monitor Armband Now Available

Remote Reflections from CES — Mac Geek Gab 853

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Your two favorite geeks “went” to CES last week, and have some stories to share. Cool Stuff Found abounds, as well as some thoughts on this year’s trends. Of course, they didn’t leave home, so they still had time to answer your questions, find some Quick Tips, and make a show out of it all. Press play and listen as John and Dave help us all to learn at least five new things!

A Robotic Chef Could Be in Your Near Future

· Jeff Butts · Product News

The iWondercook robotic chef

If cooking isn’t really your thing but you don’t want to dine out all the time, perhaps this robotic chef will improve your eating habits.

CES 2021: ‘Orba’ is a Palm-Sized Instrument for $99

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Orba digital instrument

Orba is a digital instrument from Artiphone that fits in your hand. It combines a synth, looper, speaker, headphone jack, MIDI controller, and Bluetooth/USB connectivity to pair with its companion app. After raising over US$1.5 million on Kickstarter it’s available to purchase around the world for US$99. As a connected device, Orba is always getting better and smarter with new features and capabilities. Since it first shipped, Artiphon has introduced new sound packs, additional features and improvements, and added Android USB connectivity.

CES 2021: Kensington's New StudioDock iPad Pro

· Charlotte Henry · Cool Stuff Found

Kensington StudioDock

Kensington unveiled its new StudioDock iPad Pro stand at CES 2021. The company says it is inspired by the Apple Pro Display XDR and turns iPad Pro into a full workstation. Users can magnetically attach and detach a USB-C iPad Pro 11″ or 12.9″ from 2018 or later. It comes with four-in-one charging capabilities that include Qi wireless iPhone and AirPod charging. Apple Watch charging is coming mid-2021. There are also USB (Type-A and Type-C), HDMI 2.0 video, Gigabit Ethernet, 3.5mm audio, and SD card reader ports. The devices was named a CES 2021 Innovation Award Honoree.