Top 4 Gadgets That Aren’t What They Seem

With hundreds of products released everyday innovation comes as something that is hard to achieve, but in many cases, a product doesn’t need to be revolutionary to cause a good impression. 

We all love gadgets, they come in all shapes and sizes, and in this article, we will show you five tech pieces that aren’t quite what they seem:

4. Thim

If you are one of those people who suffers from insomnia, you will be glad to know that according to a study performed by Flinders University, it takes up to one week of training to successfully readjust your sleep pattern. Thim is a device created by researchers at the Australian university that emits a light pulse to wake you up every several minutes, stopping after an hour. Although it sounds illogical, repeating this process will condition your body to fall asleep more quickly possibly curing insomnia. The product comes in the form of a ring and costs approximately $100.

3. VitaStiq

 MIDE VITAMINAS Y MINERALES Viastiq es un dispositivo en forma de lápiz de titanio que comprueba tus niveles de nutrientes (vitaminas y minerales). Tan solo hay que presionar la punta del stick contra la piel y activar el bluetooth del móvil para recibir los resultados en la aplicación móvil de Viastiq. La app almacena las mediciones, evalúa las lecturas y proporciona consejos personalizados. Precio: 99 € más gastos de envío. Web:

Times fly, especially if you live a busy life and sometimes it is very difficult to keep a healthy diet. Eating the necessary nutrients is a vital aspect to keep a healthy body. Technology has enabled us to track what we eat and how we exercise, but the creators of the VitaStiq decided to go a step further. This device looks like a pen, but it is actually a titanium-made pen that has sensors which are able to detect the vitamins and mineral levels of our bodies. The device allows you to track your daily nutrient levels and the app creates a personalized report which you can use to figure out what your body might need.

2. SunnyBAG

 ES UN PANEL SOLAR La SunnyBAG lleva un sistema que integra un panel solar flexible en una mochila y sirve como batería portátil. Pesa menos de 200 gramos, tiene una potencia de salida de 6,2 vatios y permite almacenar entre 4.000 y 6.000 mAh como máximo. Es resistente al agua e indicado para actividades como senderismo, escalada, excursiones, ciclismo, camping, etc. Está disponible en varios formatos: mochila, maletín, bandolera... Precio: Entre 59 y 229 € dependiendo del formato, más gastos de envío. Web:

In a world where we have devices capable of performing several duties a bag can look boring, but not this one. The SunnyBAG is, well, a bag, but with a flexible solar panel that charges a battery to re-energize your gadgets. The solar module weighs less than 200 grams and is water-resistant. Prices vary between $60 to $250, depending on the version you want.

1. Airing

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is typically caused by a blockage of the airway when the soft tissue in the rear of the throat collapses during one’s sleep. Untreated, OSA causes a number of serious health problems, including high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, memory impairment, weight gain, and headaches. Airing is the world’s first micro-CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure), these devices are used to treat the apnea problem, however, most of them are bulky, and require the user to put on a mask. Airing intends to give users quality of life by reducing the treatment to just a small device that doesn’t require cables or big machinery. Simply plug it up your nose and the device will go to work while you are asleep.

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