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TOOLS+GADGETS Michael Garfield, The High-Tech Texan® | www.hightechtexan.com 3 1 2 1. D-Link® HD Pan & Tilt WiFi Camera 2. Wraps Wristband Headphones 3. GRILLIGHT™ Grilling Utensils Keeping an eye on your home when you are away is simple when you hook up a webcam. The new HD Pan & Tilt WiFi Camera from D-Link acts as your eye and a security blanket with its robust features. I love when function and fashion come together. Mission accomplished with Wraps Wristband Headphones. They not only offer high-quality sound but you can wrap them around your wrist for a colorful fashion statement. For those who like to grill at night, here are some must-have items to make sure the burgers are flipped and not burned. The GRILLIGHT spatula and tongs ingeniously have an LED flashlight built into the handles so you can better see what you’re cooking. The small device can be placed anywhere in your home within reach of an electrical outlet. It quickly connects to your WiFi signal, and the action in the room can be viewed in high-def via an app on your phone. You can control the pan and tilt motions of the camera to see more of the room. The night vision monitors things in the dark, and it has great sensitivity that can alert you of sound and motion in the room. $140 us.dlink.com 70 L O C A L | august 16 No more lost headphones or tangled wires since they quickly wrap around any size wrist. Choose from leather, wood or anti-tangle fabric that is thick enough to make them look like a fashionable wristband. $22 and up www.mywraps.com The stainless steel utensils are dishwasher safe, and the waterproof flashlight has a 20,000-hour bulb life. The spatula is big enough for a Texassized patty while the tongs have a secure grip for cooking and serving. $40 www.grillight.com