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Gadget Freak Review: Bluetooth Padlock; System Tracks Sleep Behavior

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Nancy Golden
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Re: Good "Sense"
Nancy Golden   8/21/2014 10:49:37 PM
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I am very skeptical of Sense - in theory it sounds good but in real world application I think it has a lot of challenges. One I can think of right off the bat which is not addressed in their FAQs is how does it distinguish having to get up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom and the "half-asleep" state they describe as what they define as the correct prelude for getting up (which will cause the alarm to go off)? While I am not a fan - apparently lots of folks have bought into it. From what I have heard, Kickstarter crowd funding does not require much in the way of credibility - the burden falls on the person investing. It will be interesting to see how this product does in the future.

AnandY
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Re: Good "Sense"
AnandY   8/21/2014 2:36:24 PM
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@Elizabeth: Sense is a good app, granted, but when will be an app developed that helps us to sleep faster and also sleep deeper? The app can enable the smartphone to fire off waves that will sync with the brain waves and instruct the brain to go to sleep. It is not impossible, just needs the proper funding.

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The hand guided plane
AnandY   8/21/2014 2:33:57 PM
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I really like the idea of a hand guided plane. It seriously makes other things possible. For example, such gloves can be worn by pizza delivery men who would use such aeroplanes (or drones) to deliver pizzas. It can also be used in the military to direct missiles and set up beacons.

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naperlou   8/21/2014 11:26:03 AM
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I agree with you, Cadman-LT.  When I started reading and looked at the picture, I had misgivings, but they overcame them with the list of features.  The history is very important.  The problem with a padlock is that someone could have opend it and, generally, you would not know.  This is really nice.

Cadman-LT
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Re: Good "Sense"
Cadman-LT   8/21/2014 10:18:09 AM
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I don't know Elizabeth. I have really bad trouble sleeping too, but I don't see how this can help with that. I still have to get up. All it seems to do is tell me how bad of a night I had, which I already know. But, seeing from how much money they got, I must be wrong. Pretty sure I know what they mean by a proper sleep cycle, I'm also pretty sure I haven't had one in years...lol

Cadman-LT
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Noke
Cadman-LT   8/21/2014 10:14:16 AM
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I like the Noke. They seem to have addressed everything. I had concerns, but as I read through, they had already thought oif them all.

Elizabeth M
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Good "Sense"
Elizabeth M   8/21/2014 9:24:06 AM
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I like the "Sense" app a lot. I have trouble sleeping and wake up a lot during the night, so sometimes in the morning I don't feel well rested because perhaps I didn't complete a proper sleep cycle. Some simple help without having to go get analyzed or something like that at a sleep clinic would be appreciated.

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