Whether you are on the go or relaxing at home, these luxurious, lifestyle-enhancing gadgets will satisfy both your inner geek and outer raconteur.
WHAT: Solowheel Self-Balancing Gyroscopic Unicycle
WHY IT'S COOL: This electric self-balancing unicycle is fairly compact and light. Yet it can speed you along at 10 mph with a max range of 10 miles (depending on speed, inclines, etc.). It takes a little practice getting on and staying upright. But once you get it, it’s a green and groovy way to get around, indoors and out.
THE PRICE: $1,795
WHERE TO GET IT: inventist.com/eStore
WHAT: Tagg — The Pet Tracker 12-Month Gift Pack
WHY IT'S COOL: This slick collar can not only pinpoint and direct you to your straying dog or cat but can also track that pet’s exercise patterns. Logging data from a motion sensor, it produces interactive charts, daily profiles, and historical data to assess your pet’s ongoing health. The device’s battery lasts up to 30 days and will let you know when it needs recharging. This gift pack includes one year of location- and activity-tracking services (normally $7.95/month) along with the collar clip assembly, power kit, and docking station.
THE PRICE: $180
WHERE TO GET IT: pettracker.com
WHAT: 4Moms Origami Power Stroller
WHY IT'S COOL: Touch a button, and this innovative stroller folds (or unfolds) by itself. It collects the power to do so through its rear wheels as you stroll. It also features daytime running lights, automatic pathway lights, an informative LCD dashboard, the ability to charge your smartphone, colorful seat pads, and several convenient under-carriage storage compartments.
THE PRICE: $850
WHERE TO GET IT: shop4moms.com