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Wireless Leash so you don't forget your phone somewhere

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by UnplugMe, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. UnplugMe

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    I searched the forums and didn't see this mentioned.

    I was just reading a thread in the Android Lounge, about someone leaving their phone in a public bathroom and having it disappear, and it reminded me of a new gadget I saw--a wireless leash.

    It's a keychain--bluetooth external speaker that's also a wireless leash; if your phone and the keychain become separated by more than 30 feet, an alarm sounds so you don't leave the phone somewhere.

    I like the idea but am holding out for a cheaper copycat. The speaker is unnecessary, and the item has many complaints about the bluetooth functionality. But I really like the leash/keychain feature.

    It's called a ZOMM if anyone cares to look it up. Amazon and QVC both have it, but it runs $80 and up.
     

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    Price seems really high. I would think having BT on all the time would suck battery life as well.
     
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    That does seem rather expensive, but if you are one of those who loses things, it might be worth it. Of course you could always just walk around with a Bluetooth earpiece for $30 and when it drops the connection it will beep in your ear.
     
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    I thought it should be more like the wireless dog fences with the shock collars. I bet you'll never forget your phone, then.

    And bluetooth is not much of a drain on your battery. I stream music over wifi to my bluetooth headphones throughout my work day and bluetooth takes about 5%.
     
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    Oh, the visual, that was too funny!
     

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