As Dec. 25th draws near, the quest for the perfect gift -- something spot-on for the hard-to-please giftee -- becomes more challenging. Nevertheless, I have a suggestion if the individual in question has cold feet.
For those whose "dogs" dread blistery cold, ThermaCELL's Heated Insoles are a godsend! Controlled by a wireless remote, each insole provides continuous warmth for up to five hours, and if you use them in intervals, they can last much longer.
The remote control provides medium (100°F), high (111°F), or no heat settings, maintained by each insole's built-in thermostat. Because they're water-resistant, the foot-warmers are suitable for damp environments and work equally well in shoes, boots, or waders.
The battery in the insoles can be recharged 500 or more times using the included charger and recharge in 4 hours or less. Each remote control is uniquely-coded, has a range of seven feet, and is easily attached to a zipper/belt or stuffed in a pocket.
The insoles can be customized to fit any shoe size from women's 4.5 to men's 13, and are available in: small, medium, large, x-large and xx-large. Their lightweight design even provides additional shock absorption.
ThermaCELL's Heated Insoles sell for $134.99. For more information, visit ThermaCELL.com.
Nokia's first-ever Windows tablet works anywhere
Nokia's first Windows tablet, the Lumia 2520, is designed to work anywhere, thanks to combined 4G LTE/Wi-Fi connectivity and a vivid 10.1-inch HD display that ensures both outdoor and indoor readability.
The Lumia 2520 runs on Windows RT 8.1, comes with Microsoft Office and Outlook pre-installed, has a front-facing webcam for video conferencing, and features fast-charging capability - providing up to an 80% charge in one hour. The attractive slate also has a 6.7MP rear-facing camera with ZEISS optics.
The tablet also comes with "Dragons Adventure," an interactive game developed in partnership with DreamWorks Animation. Also included is software exclusive to the Lumia family, such as Nokia Storyteller, Nokia Video Director, Nokia Music (with Mix Radio preinstalled), and HERE Maps.
When paired with the optional Nokia Power Keyboard ($149), the Lumia 2520 gains up to five (5) extra hours of battery life and two built-in USB ports. The protective, wraparound cover also provides a fully-functional keypad with gesture track-pad.
The Nokia Lumia 2520 is currently available in glossy red or glossy black plastic at Verizon Wireless but only in a glossy black finish at AT&T. The unit typically sells for $499 with a month-to-month 4G LTE service agreement.
As you might expect, the price drops to $399 when purchased with a new, two-year service contract. Both AT&T and Verizon are also running holiday promotions, so be sure to comparison shop the Lumia 2520 for year-end bargains.
For more information about the Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet, visit Nokia.com.