This Week’s Must-Haves: a Case That Turns Your iPhone Into an Underwater Camera

This week, the Adweek staff is highlighting a waterproof iPhone camera case, Nintendo-inspired kicks, a Bluetooth-enabled lock and more. Take a look!


Watershot Pro Kit for iPhone 6s, $190

Whether you're looking to document a deep sea adventure, capture a day spent splashing in the pool or inspire some vacation envy with an underwater Snapchat, Watershot's Pro Kit has you—and your iPhone—covered. Depth rated to 195 feet, the rugged polycarbonate housing keeps your iPhone fully suspended to protect from abrasions and impact. Interchangeable flat and wide-angle lenses increase the field of view to 110 degrees, while an ergonomic finger grip keeps the camera steady underwater and an attached mounting plate can be used to connect a GoPro or other accessories. Download the Watershot app to add GPS overlays and share your aquatic works of art on social media.

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Vans x Nintendo Slip-On Sneakers, $70

Vans and Nintendo have teamed up on a line of gaming-inspired gear that'll have you pulling the Super NES out of your parents' basement sooner than you can say "Game Over." The collection includes shoes (like the classic slip-ons seen here), backpacks, tees and more featuring some of Nintendo's most iconic games and characters, from Super Mario Bros. and Super Princess Peach to Donkey Kong and Zelda.

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Luma Wi-Fi System, $299 for a set of three

Between the laptops, tablets, streaming boxes and smart appliances competing for bandwidth, your old-school router is probably a little overloaded. The new Luma system promises to speed things up with its line of sleek-looking routers that, when placed around your home, automatically create a mesh network that's customized to your space (no more dark zones!) and personal needs. After you're all set up, use the Luma app to monitor device usage in real time, get alerted about security threats, control your kids' internet access and more.

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Dashbon Flicks, $599

Host an outdoor movie screening or simply chill out to music under the stars with the Dashbon Flicks, a Bluetooth-connected entertainment system that combines a hi-fi audio system with a 720p HD LED projector. The built-in ultra throw lens lets you project a 100-inch image onto any surface from just eight feet away, while the high-capacity battery offers up to four hours of video playback or 28 hours of music streaming.

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Dog and Bone LockSmart Mini, $70

No more remembering combinations or keeping track of keys—the Bluetooth-connected LockSmart Mini can be opened with a swipe of your smartphone. You can also share access with other users and keep track of who's unlocked it. The cell lithium-ion battery lasts for more than two years on a single charge—and alerts you when the power's getting low.

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West Elm Planter Pen Holder, $20

Suffering from a case of being stuck indoors all summer? Try bringing a little bit of the great outdoors to your workspace with a chic concrete desktop organizer that doubles as a pint-size planter. Greenery (and green thumb) not included.

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This story first appeared in the June 20, 2016 issue of Adweek magazine.
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