Philips Sonicare Flexcare Platinum Connected + 3D Mouth App

A smart electric toothbrush that connects to your phone about problematic areas

Anyone who has made the switch to an electric toothbrush understands the immediate value. They are proven, when used properly, to deliver a deeper clean and healthier gums. With the brand new Philips Sonicare Flexcare Platinum, there’s an additional step toward encouraging dental health: a Bluetooth connected 3D mouth mapping application. Yes, the toothbrush also has the two most important features everyone has come to …

Blubel: A Bicycle Bell That Navigates

LED lights offer direction through this connected bike accessory

The charming chime of a bike bell has long provided one use: to alert those around that a cyclist is coming. Blubel, funding on Kickstart now, offers far more. Through LED gestures on the bell’s facade, it actually guides bike riders utilizing Bluetooth connectivity to users’ smartphones. The Blubel dedicated app also reads bike chimes across the entire network, and can re-route cyclists to avoid …

BioLite’s Portable BaseLantern

A Bluetooth-connected flatpack lamp doubles as a mini smartgrid and even has a few party tricks

Portable energy brand BioLite (perhaps best known for their CampStove and its continued developments) is no stranger to Kickstarter. Two years ago, they successfully funded and delivered upon a campaign that raised over a million dollars for their fire-to-electricity stove. They return to the crowdfunding platform today with another innovation that will help campers everywhere. The BaseLantern is more than a sandwich-sized flatpack lantern. It …