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Hot Tech for your Local Life

We have rounded up some must-have gadgets and accessories to enhance your LOCAL Life.


These innovative glasses were designed to reduce night driving glare and eye strain, and to dramatically improve seeing at night or during rainy conditions. Your eyes will benefit from less strain, thus avoiding fatigue overload and ultimately preventing any drowsiness while driving. Available at $70


Share a toast at 30,000 feet with this kit that includes the tools to mix two cocktails mid-flight, including a bold and spicy small-batch ginger syrup in the Moscow Mule kit. Other choices include Gin & Tonic, Bloody Mary and Hot Toddy. Available at $16


This square instant camera allows you to preview and edit your image before you print. Select your photo and apply any of the 10 filters. Save your images to the internal memory or micro SD card then share online. Available at $130


Know why your check engine light is on, how severe it is, and how much it’s going to cost with this device invented by three Georgia Tech grads. FIXD plugs in below your car’s steering wheel and sends everything you need to know about your car directly to your phone via a free app. Available at $60


With integrated lights, brake signal and turn signals, this smart helmet incorporates 48 individual LEDs in the front and back to help ensure you are seen on the road. The mountable wireless remote control lets you engage the turn signals. Available at $180

HYPERICE VYPER 2.0 FITNESS ROLLERHyperice Vyper 2.0 Fitness Roller

This cutting edge fitness and recovery roller uses pressure and vibration to improve your overall performance. Vibration frequency levels include 45, 68 and 92 hz. Available at $200

Areaware Minim Playing CardsAreaware Minim Playing Cards

Impress your poker buddies with these simple playing cards. Simple geometric symbols are reductive versions of hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades. Minimal diagonal lines mark the backs. Available at $12

1 TAC TC1200 Pro Tactical Flashlight1 TAC TC1200 Pro Tactical Flashlight

This water resistant all-purpose LED flashlight is made of aircraft grade aluminum and produces 100,000 hours of lamp life at up to 1,200 lumens. It has five modes, including SOS with a blinding strobe. Great for locals that frequently walk on dark bike paths. Available at $80

WHISTLE 3 PET TRACKERWhistle 3 Pet Tracker

This location and activity tracker uses advanced GPS and cellular technology to pinpoint your pet’s location anywhere in the United States on AT&T. The device is like a cell phone for your dog, so it requires a subscription plan for cellular connectivity. Plans start at $7 a month. Available at $75

GoTenna Mesh Off-Grid DevicesgoTenna Mesh Off-Grid Devices

These clever devices pair to your phone and enables it to privately relay texts and GPS locations between other goTenna devices up to four miles away. You don’t need phone service, routers, towers or satellites to use them. Available at $126

MECCANO M.A.X. ROBOTMeccano M.A.X. Robot

The future is here and it’s ready to play. This 12-inch-tall robot features both artificial intelligence and customizable programming. It’s the perfect companion for budding engineers, builders and visionaries. Available at $104