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Mattress Sensor Only Silences Your Alarm Clock When You Get Out Of Bed

How many times do you need to snooze your alarm clock before you actually climb out of bed in the morning? Enough to be late for work every day, right? So while there are lots of crazy alarm clock designs out there that make it harder to snooze, the Chipper — which uses a sensor strip to only silence your smartphone’s alarm once you’re physically out of bed — might be the most effective.


This Titanium Bottle Opener Is Crazy Small

When it comes to things that live on your keychain, smaller is pretty much always better. So a bottle opener that weighs basically nothing, and as is as small as your fingernail, sounds like a pretty great deal.


Hyperkin Wants To Turn Your Phone Into A GameBoy

It’s a dangerously day to be teasing awesome retro novelty products, but Hyperkin is at it anyway. The company just announced that the SmartBoy design concept it posted on Reddit — a special iPhone case that lets you play real, physical GameBoy cartridges on your smartphone — is for real. I’m so happy this isn’t an April Fools’ joke.


A Stroller Trailer Lets You Run With A Kid In Tow

Kids are already a pretty fantastic workout since they require constant attention, but if you find your fitness routine hindered by having to deal with a cumbersome stroller, you’ll probably be intrigued by the KidRunner. It’s a new take on the stroller that’s pulled instead of pushed, letting you easily bring your kids along for a run or a jog by strapping a mini U-Haul trailer to your belt.


This Lighter Works Like A Taser To Start Fires Without A Flame

If you need more than 10 fingers to count the number of times you’ve burned yourself while trying to light a candle at the bottom of a tall glass container, the Illume ArcLighter will probably seem like the greatest invention since the wheel. Instead of a flame, it produces a glowing electric arc that can light everything from candles, to gas burners, to even kindling.


This Transforming Scooter Is The Ultimate Mobility Aid For Any Age

It’s assumed that electric scooters are a tool designed for those with mobility issues or the elderly, but the creators of the transforming ILY-A concept see it as the perfect solution for commuters, travellers or anyone who occasionally just doesn’t feel like walking.


In A Perfect World, Every USB Plug Would Also Be A USB Port

If those nesting USB plugs look familiar, you’ve been reading Gizmodo for a long time. Back in 2010, the stackable USB plug wasn’t much more than a big-spoon/little-spoon concept, but now it’s almost real — by which I mean it’s on Kickstarter.


Parents Become Human Jungle Gyms While Wearing This Rope Vest

It’s generally assumed that once you become a parent you’ll do anything for your kids — anything. And apparently that now includes swallowing your self-esteem and pride, strapping on this rope vest, and letting your children climb all over you like a human jungle gym.


Just Toss This Digitised Notebook In The Microwave To Erase Every Page

When a paper notebook also doubles as the archive for all of your hand-written notes, it makes sense to buy a new one once it’s full. But when that paper notebook can be easily digitised and backed up to the cloud using a smartphone, there’s no reason not to reuse it. So the Rocketbook notebook can be easily erased by just tossing it in the microwave for 30 seconds.


New Glasses Make You Invisible To Facial Recognition Software

AVG is a name well-known in the Windows world for its decent and free anti-virus software, but the company is apparently looking to expand outside of just software and protect people’s privacy in the real world now. At Mobile World Congress, AVG is demoing a concept pair of glasses that both foil facial recognition software, and make it difficult for someone to snap a photo of your face.