T.brush is an electric toothbrush with a cool design and long battery life

the t brush electric toothbrush has a long battery life tbrush 05
T.brush
Brushing is boring. Period. But it’s also very necessary. Electric toothbrushes that get into those hard-to-reach areas and spin on their own to simplify, and spice up, our brushing have been around a while now. The Dot Company is offering a new way to brush teeth with the T.brush electric toothbrush, but it isn’t exactly the same-old, same-old.

For starters, you can give your toothbrush a funky makeover with styles like neon, retro, and polka dot.

T.brush won’t die on you quite as fast, either. Its lithium polymer battery lasts 70 percent longer than others, up to two weeks, and it fully charges three times faster, according to the brush’s Kickstarter page.

Dot Company created the T.brush to accommodate travelers, too. It comes with a USB charging case, so you don’t need an adaptor if you’re going on a long trip abroad. When he went on Dragon’s Den, the U.K.’s version of Shark Tank, creator Ryan Donaghy said he thought traditional electric toothbrushes look too much like medical devices, so he made the T.brush more streamlined and hipper.

Ok, so the T. brush has a cool design, but does it actually do its job? The toothbrush employs and oscillate-and-rotate brushing method which removes 100 percent more plaque than a manual toothbrush, T.brush’s website claims. It comes equipped with a motor capable of delivering 9,000 rotations every minute and even offers five brushing modes (who knew there were so many?) and a two-minute timer.

To get your hands on a T.brush, you’ll need to shell out about $86 for the early bird price. Dot Company is hoping a two-pack of replacement heads will cost $15, and they’ll have a monthly subscription for $1.60, which they want to bring to the U.S. eventually.

If the T.brush reaches its nearly $275,000Kickstarter goal, the company could have the T.brushes shipped by December.

Mobile

Wireless charging is convenient, but power over distance remains a challenge

While Qi wireless charging is fast becoming ubiquitous for smartphones, allowing us to juice up our devices by placing them on a pad, the promise of power through the air is still unrealized. We take a look at the current state of play.
Mobile

Need more power now? Here's how you can fast charge your iPhone

The new iPhones have almost everything an iOS addict could want -- except for a fast charger. If you need your iPhone powered back up in a hurry, here's everything you need to know to get your iPhone charged up quickly.
Product Review

The Oaxis Timepiece is minimalist in style, maximalist in frustration.

The Oaxis Timepiece wants to be a traditional watch, a fitness tracker, and a basic smartwatch all-in-one. That’s a tall order, despite it sounding quite simple, so can the sub-$180 wearable manage to pull it off?
Deals

The best iRobot Roomba deals to make cleaning your home a breeze

Keep your home clean without lifting a finger using a robot vacuum cleaner. These nine iRobot Roomba deals not only help you keep your home tidy, but many also come with advanced features such as automatic scheduling and Wi-Fi connectivity.
Smart Home

Lowe’s offers Presidents Day bargains on Samsung appliances, Nest, and Dyson

Anticipating the demand for DIY makeovers, Lowe's Presidents' Day sale has deals on popular products from Dyson, Nest, and Samsung. If you're shopping for a vacuum cleaner, a stainless steel fridge, or home security devices, head to Lowe's.
Mobile

Google might release a smartwatch and multiple Pixel phones in 2019

Google seems to have a lot planned for 2019. According to a report, Google is planning on releasing multiple new Pixel phones, a smartwatch, a new Google Home, and a Nest Security camera this year.
Smart Home

Abode Systems taps HelloTech for professional security system installations

Abode Systems has been expanding into the smart home security market and will enhance its technology with a new partnership with tech support firm HelloTech, which will install its security systems for a fee.
Smart Home

Want to publish your own Alexa skill? Here's how to do it

Building new Alexa skills has never been easier! Thanks to Alexa Blueprints, you can pick a template and create any kind of Alexa skill you want. What new skill will you make first? Here's how to do it.
Smart Home

Let a robot do your chores! Here are the best robot vacuums for 2019

Robot vacuums are a convenient way to tidy up your home and minimize your weekly to-do list. From a top-of-the-line model to a handy budget option, here are the best robot vacuums you can buy right now.
Smart Home

Samsung washing machine recall results in $6.55M class-action settlement

Samsung settled a class action lawsuit involving more than 30 top-loading washing machine models for $6.55 million. The suit alleged the machine tops could detach and explode. Original owners may qualify for refunds and cash settlements.
Smart Home

At KBIS 2019, LG brings its biggest lineup of Amazon Dash-equipped appliances

LG announced ahead of KBIS 2019 that its entire line of dishwashers and laundry appliances will now come pre-integrated with Amazon Dash, the online retailer's popular automatic replenishment program.
Emerging Tech

Words are so 2018. The Peeqo robot speaks exclusively in GIFs and video clips

Move over, Amazon Echo! Peeqo is a cute robot that will answer your spoken word questions by displaying a specially selected short video or GIF. Because, you know, it’s the year 2019.
Smart Home

Google Home and Amazon Alexa are asking smart home device makers for user info

Google and Amazon want to establish a "continuous flow" of information between their servers and your smart home devices, but companies like Logitech have begun to speak out for user privacy.
Smart Home

Language barrier? Psh. Here's how to make your Google Home an ace translator

You can now use interpreter mode on your Google Home devices. This means, you can use your Google Home device to translate conversations in real-time. Here's how to use interpreter mode.