Gad­gets

Life & Style Weekend - - STUFF - with Ge­off Egan

WITH Ap­ple ex­pected to an­nounce this week that their new iPhone mod­els won’t come with a head­phone jack get ready for lots of Blue­tooth adap­tors to ap­pear. The Grif­fin iTrip Clip lets you plug your old head­phones in and then wire­lessly con­nect to your phone over Blue­tooth. Price $27.

ADD con­text to your smart­phone. That’s the prom­ise of Dot. By plac­ing the small de­vices at cer­tain lo­ca­tions the Dot can tell your phone to ac­ti­vate area spe­cific apps or no­ti­fi­ca­tions, whether it’s a news app when you wake up, or an ebook when you sit down on the couch. Pre­order from $27.

FIT­BIT’S two most pop­u­lar fitness track­ers are get­ting re­vamps. The Flex and Charge 2s come with up­dated soft­ware and prom­ise to be more ac­cu­rate than ever. The Charge 2 has a much big­ger screen than the orig­i­nal model. Flex 2 from $149.95, Charge 2 $249.95.

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