Home technology for comfort and safety

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Products featured on the show:

MicroFridge
$425.00
www.microfridge.com
Combo Microwave-Refridge-Freezer--and dual outlet charging station for tech accessories--saves energy and can be plugged into a single 110 outlet--perfect for small apartment, shop, dorm, bedroom, in-law apartment, garage, cabana, game room, den

Schlage Link System
$300 for starter kit
www.link.schlage.com
Easy to install home management system--receive text/email alerts when children arrive home--open door with cell phone from anywhere--add on features include wireless camera ($180), thermostat ($150) and more. Available at Radio Shack

Panasonic 360 Quick Iron
Under $50
www.panasonic.com/iron
Makes ironing fun (well, maybe less like work)-- works in all directions--new shape--cuts ironing time by up to 25%--has built in recess to make ironing around buttons easier--steam around total iron area--can also use vertically as steamer--if no motion it automatically shuts off

LifeTone Alarm Clock
Under $180
www.lifetonesafety.com
This alarm clock "listens" for your smoke detector to sound, which triggers its own very loud alarm and bed shaker device. Standard smoke alarm sounds with 3100 Hz--when Lifetone hears that alarm it sounds with 520 Hz Square-wave alarm which has been proven to be most effective in waking people with hearing loss.

Tundra Fire Extinguisher Spray Can
$20
www.firstalert.com
This is the first truly easy to use fire extinguisher "spray"--sort of similar to an aerosol can. From First Alert--its effective on fabric, wood, cooking oil and electrical fires--compact and powerful the discharge is 4-times greater than traditional fire extinguishers

FACE OFF CHALLENGE: Electric Toothbrushes

Two electric toothbrushes both around $70 --

Philips Sonicare Essence 5500 Sonic Toothbrush w/Quadpacer

VS.

-- Oral-B Pulsonic Toothbrush

HydraBrush
Under $100
www.hydrabrush.com
A strange new electric toothbrush that brushes top-bottom-cheek-and tongue side of teeth--ALL AT THE SAME TIME-- I will demo this

Mouseless Touchscreen PC MSI Wind Top AE 1900
$530-590
www.msicomputer.com
No mouse needed--80% less power than trad PC, never more than 50 watts of power used--super quiet--sleek design

WebAround
Under $35
www.gadgetnation.net/store
No need to clean up your office before going on your webcam--webAround creates a clean neat background for your head shot :)

Gadget Nation: A Journey Through The Eccentric World of Invention
Under $20
GadgetNation.net

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