Boréal Bikes smrtGRiPS

Bluetooth connected grips featuring eyes-free haptic navigation and cloud-sourced biking data

Technological innovations in the bike world continue to abound. While some carry more merit than others, there’s no shortage of digital innovations that aim to make cycling safer as well as more convenient and efficient. Montreal-based Boréal Bikes’ newly unveiled smrtGRiPS are the world’s first web-connected bicycle grips. Featuring Bluetooth connectivity, the three and a half ounce cylindrical devices fit discretely into the end of …

Flic: Cute as a Button

A Swedish start-up designs a handy wireless shortcut to your favorite actions on your phone

It seems that nothing can stop the Swedish startup juggernaut at the moment, as another piece of tech by Shortcut Labs gets its crowdfunding launch. Unlike many hardware offerings though, Flic is a simple premise at a winning price point. Essentially it’s a cute little button that can be set to shortcut to a smart function, forming a little point of connectivity to your own …

Smart Booo Wireless Light Dimmer

The pebble-sized switch reimagines the way we interact with household lighting

As the internet of things as a concept continues to materialize, more and more smart products for the home are introduced. Some are born out of necessity, while others seem to simply exist for fun and to push the space further. The Smart Booo lands in both categories. Shaped like a pebble and about the size of your palm, the playful device from Dutch design …