Yes, the various components that make up the Lapka Personal Environment Monitor ($TBA) are useful — they can individually test for radiation, whether food is organic or not, electromagnetic fields, and climate — otherwise known as temperature and humidity. And yes, they connect to your iPhone using nothing but a simple headphone cable. But what's really impressive is how they manage to be so stylish while being so unbelievably small. Coming later this year.
Ever wish there was a way to easily, seamlessly digitize everything you've poured into your trusted notebook? Now there is. The Evernote Moleskine Smart Notebook ($25-$30) has been specially designed to let you quickly and easily snap a photo of each page using the Evernote app, making all your words and notes instantly searchable and sortable. Included Smart Stickers let you automatically tag pages and passages, and Skitch arrows to draw attention to important things on the page. It's as close as you can come to writing on your iPhone with an actual pen and paper.