High-Tech Summer

Some of the coolest gadgets for the hottest days of the year



1. Sima XL-PRO Inflatable Outdoor Home Theater Kit
Recreate that retro drive-in theater experience in your own backyard with this inflatable home-theater kit. Taking less than five minutes to inflate, the 72-inch screen comes with a pair of speakers, and an LCD projector with remote.
$565.94
ritzcamera.com

2. Excalibur Electronics Motorized Pool Lounger
Be the captain of your own “ship” with this inflatable pool lounger, which features large armrests, a beverage holder, and joystick-controlled twin propellers to point the SS Lazybones in any direction.
$149.99
sears.com (online only)


3. Safety Turtle
Protect your children, pets, and others from accidental drowning with these wristwatch-style sensors, which, upon immersion, wirelessly activate an alarm in the base station receiver.
(price varies by model)
safetyturtle.com

 

4. Cuisinart ICE-30BC Pure Indulgence 2-Quart Automatic Frozen Yogurt, Sorbet, and Ice Cream Maker
Forget chasing after the ice cream truck or rushing home before your store-bought gallon melts in the summer heat—you can effortlessly create your own cool custom confections with this fully automatic, versatile ice cream, sorbet, and frozen yogurt maker. Features a heavy-duty motor that can whip up frozen desserts in 25 minutes and a large-ingredient spout to easily add mix-ins.
$79.95
cuisinart.com