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Cool New Products from Green Room Social

Melissa Brown and Patrick Gevas of Green Room Social stopped into the Mancave on NBC Sports Radio Phoenix to chat about some really cool holiday tech gift suggestions. Here are their favorites:


Zivix Jamstik
SmartGuitar connects via Bluetooth Smart to Apple devices to create music anywhere and at any time. The easiest way to learn guitar that works with iPhone, iPad or Mac and bundled apps to walk you through an interactive learning process step by step. Bluetooth Smart keeps your Wi-Fi connections free on your apple devices letting you browse YouTube videos or download apps. Ultra-portable, wireless and features real strings and frets to maintain the feel of a traditional guitar. Uses infrared light sensing fretboard that “sees” finger placement and provides real-time feedback. With MIDI capabilities, it can generate the sound of virtually any instrument in addition to the guitar. Available in white, blue or black. Price: $299.99; website:
www.jamstik.com


House of Marley CHANT BT

Fluid and flawless portability, with Bluetooth convenience, sustainable craftsmanship and improved bass response all add up to a sound that’s pure fire. Bluetooth speaker featuring 1x 5w - 2” driver with passive radiator. Compatible with hundreds of Bluetooth-enabled devices as well as AUX and RCA inputs. Built-in microphone transforms speaker into a speakerphone for hands-free calls and operations. Allows for double pairing with two additional units for true stereo sound. Price: $69.99; website: www.thehouseofmarley.com

Orbitkey Premium Leather Collection
Elegant and minimalist key carrier secures keys and essential tools for everyday carry. Eliminates noise of rattling keys secured by an award winning custom-designed locking mechanism. Soft materials envelop keys to protect belongings from scratches. Keys can be arranged according to preference. Holds up to 7 keys or tools, including optional bottle openers and USB drives. Features a D-Ring attachment to carry larger car keys. Price: $39.95; Bottle Opener $7.50; 8GB USB $19.95; 32GB USB $34.95; Extra Band $24.95; website:  www.orbitkey.com

Microduino mCookie

The world’s first magnetic stackable Arduino microcontroller for programmers and DIY-ers of all ages and skill levels. Creates a simplified plug-and-play Arduino-compatible platform that does not require wiring, soldering or complex programming. Bright color-coded, quarter-sized modules with magnetic connection makes tinkering easy and accessible for all skill levels and ages. Stack on kids toys like LEGO to make a variety of projects including robots, weather stations, music boxes and more. Works with Arduino IDE and open source Scratch to create simplified ‘drag and drop’ recipes bringing projects to life. A perfect learning tool for all classrooms and fits seamlessly into the STEAM education discipline by creating a simplified platform and lowered barrier of entry into electronics.Price: $99 (basic kit); $199 (advanced kit); $299 (expert kit); $597 (family kit includes basic, advanced and expert); website: www.microduino.cc

Meze Headphones: 99 Classics

Premium one-of-a-kind headphones with an unrivaled listening experience. Features 40mm neodymium mylar drivers and 15Hz – 25Hz frequency response for dynamic audio quality and balanced, natural sound. CNC carved sustainable wood ear cups with a satin finish create a classic and unique aesthetic. Zinc hardware with electroplated coating is expertly bolted and connected to create an entirely glue-less construction. Ultra wearable over ear headphones made from plush memory foam pads, covered in PU leather, for long wearing comfort and sound isolation. Price: $199; website: www.mezeheadphones.com