Keep your daily thoughts organized and secure with this top-rated digital journal. For a limited time you can get a lifetime subscription to the Penzu Pro Digital Journal for only $39 (58% off) in the Nerd Approved Deals Store!

Penzu is the preferred digital journal of over a million people in 160 countries, and for good reason. With Penzu, you can write on any device and automatically sync to the cloud, customize journal covers, and even encrypt every sentence you record for safe keeping. Reap the many benefits that journaling can bring to your life and productivity—and choose the convenient and secure option trusted by journal-keepers worldwide.

5 Stars, Apple App Store

-Get a lifetime of unlimited journaling
-Sync your journals w/ the Penzu cloud
-Write on any device (computer, smartphone, tablet)
-Customize your journal covers
-Lock journals w/ a password
-Encrypt your information
-Add photos to accompany your entries
-Lock the app w/ a PIN
-Search journals for keywords
-Add tags for organization
-Send entries via email
-Set up reminders to hold yourself accountable

Penzu Pro Digital Journal: Lifetime Subscription ($95 $39)


Now that’s proper laziness.

The Layze Phone Holder is only $24.99 (49% off with free shipping) in our Nerd Approved Deals Store!

The Layze Phone Holder takes your phone off your hands with its strong, flexible design that conveniently clips onto anything. Bend it in any direction to get the perfect viewing angle for watching videos, using FaceTime or taking the perfect group selfie. Clip it in the kitchen to follow a recipe without getting food on your screen, clip it in the car to stay hands-free while driving, clip it in the bathroom, bedroom, outside—the possibilities are endless!

-No tools required to easily install
-Strong & durable
-Fully adjustable w/ 360° rotation & tilt
-Great for hands-free movie watching, voice calls, picture taking & video recording

Layze Phone Holder ($49 $24.99)


Have an Apple Watch? If you would like to personalize the look, Casetify has an endless supply of band designs to choose from. For a limited time, you can get a $70 Casetify credit for only $50 in our Nerd Approved Deals Store!

You change your clothes, change your socks, change your shoes—why not change your watch band? Get endless custom possibilities for your wrist with $70 to the Casetify store (which gets you pretty much any band on the site). With styles for every lifestyle, occasion, and mood, Casetify bands are easy to switch out for your current band, and are sure to help you get the most out of your iWatch.

”These Apple Watch accessories may be cooler than the Apple Watch itself.” TIME

-Use Instagram or Facebook photos as backgrounds for your band design
-Apply any 3 different layouts or 9 filters
-Select from hundreds of designs
-Choose from band sizes ranging from 38mm to 42mm
-Enjoy the sweat-resistant, ultra-comfortable material

Casetify Apple Watch Band: $70 Credit For $50


Eliminate your bulky key ring with this sleek, customizable multi-tool. The Keyport is currently on sale for only $39.99 (33% off with free shipping) in our Nerd Approved Deals Store!

You deserve the best and so do your keys and accessories. Keyport will keep your keys organized while also stowing away a handy pen and mini-light. Keyport makes your necessities easily accessible, in a sleek, lightweight design you can comfortably slip in your pocket. No more key jabs or jingling, no more asking for pens or fumbling in the dark. Just one lean, clean, pocket organizing machine.

“The whole package comes across as something that Q developed down in the 007 laboratory.” CNET

-Fit the compact & lightweight gadget easily in your pocket
-Use w/ a wide range of keys: standard, high security & most chipped car keys
-Get convenient, easy access to any key or tool (includes pen & mini-light)
-Comfortably carry your keys without jingling, pocket bulge or stabbing of your leg
-Easily recover your keys if lost w/ Lost & Found
-Swap out included keys & accessories on the go
-Personalize your Keyport w/ a variety of options

Keyport Key Organizer ($60 $39.99)


Have trouble getting up in the morning? We can help with the most annoying alarm clock ever made. The Clocky Alarm Clock is only $34.99 (10% off with free shipping) in our Nerd Approved Deals Store!

Notoriously an anti-morning person? Not to worry, an alarm clock that won’t take snooze for an answer has arrived. Clocky not only pollutes the air with obnoxious snooze-resistant noise, but runs and jumps away from you in the process. Finally make that morning workout, be the first in the office or start the line at your local coffee cart—Clocky will make sure you rise and shine as planned.

-Runs away beeping on carpet or wood
-Jumps up to 3-feet high
-Projects a loud R2D2-like robotic sound
-Includes options to snooze once or disable snooze
-Allows you to turn off wheels & use like a conventional alarm clock
-Contains a flashing backlight indicator as it runs
-Packs an impressive battery life for up to a year of use without replacing batteries

Clocky Alarm Clock ($39 $34.99)

nimble wallet

Slim, safe and sleek organization for your pocket essentials. The Nimble RFID-Blocking Wallet is only $19.99 (33% off with free shipping) in our Nerd Approved Deals Store!

Don’t get weighed down by an over-stuffed wallet, clean up your essentials for easy access to what you need when you need it. The Nimble not only organizes your cards, keys, dollars, and change in one ultra-slim place, but it provides top-notch RFID protection to stop hackers from stealing your personal information. Crafted in a sleek, genuine leather exterior, the Nimble packs everything you want from a wallet and looks great doing it.

-Get quick-draw access to get your most essential items
-Utilize two places for bills: a sleeve in front for fast cash & storage in the middle
-Avoid threats like credit card skimming & identity theft w/ an RFID-blocking layer
-Stash all your cards, cash & keys in an organized manner
-Keep your wallet nearly invisible in your pocket w/ its razor-thin 0.3cm/0.11” design
-Available in black & brown

Nimble RFID-Blocking Wallet ($30 $19.99)


Android fans are going to love this little Andru USB Charger. You could even give it to an Apple fan as a gift then laugh and laugh. It’s currently only $14.99 (40% off with free shipping) in our Nerd Approved Deals Store!

Portable chargers don’t have to be boring eyesores—spice up your charging routine with Andru, the fun-size, pose-able Android mascot. Simply plug Andru into the wall, connect your USB charger, and power up any device needing a boost. Andru is specially made for Android devices, but is willing and ready to charge any USB-capable device!

“…this thing is probably one of the more useful gifts for the Android devotee in your life.” TechCrunch

-Moveable arms & flexible antennae
-Light-up eyes (blue while charging, green on standby)
-Soft & smooth white finish
-Comes w/ his own stand & cable
-Cute & small at 2.5 inches tall
-Works w/ Apple accessories or any USB-capable devices; you just need to provide your own -USB cable
-Available in white & green!

Andru USB Charger Green / Andru USB Charger White ($25 $14.99)


Build a remote control car to master Arduino, robotics, sensors and Bluetooth communication with the Cherokey 4WD Basic Arduino Robotics Kit. It’s currently $94.99 (12% off with free shipping) in our Nerd Approved Deals Store!

Meet Cherokey 4WD, a versatile mobile platform compatible with most microcontrollers, and the heart and soul of your robotic vehicle. By assembling the included hardware and tuning the software, you will construct a rapid, rugged, outdoor-friendly truck controlled by an iOS app on your phone. Learn to install sensors on the robot to trigger specific movements and actions, and take your newfound Arduino expertise onto limitless future projects.

-Enjoy high-quality micro-speed motors
-Drive your truck on rough terrain w/ its durable & solid aluminum body
-Expand upon the highly versatile modular design
-Easily control w/ your iOS device
-Write your own code to take advantage of its ultrasonic sensor, BLE-ready microcontroller, IR sensor & LEDs
-Start your project immediately without the need for an additional motor driver or wireless shield
-Use for educational purposes, robot competitions, home automation prototyping or research projects

Cherokey 4WD Basic Arduino Robotics Kit ($109 $94.99)

striker drone

Imagine all of the awesome things you could film with your own camera drone. Fortunately, getting one doesn’t have to be crazy expensive. In fact, the Striker Spy HD-Camera Drone is only $69.99 (58% off with free shipping) in our Nerd Approved Deals Store!

Even a fear of flying shouldn’t prevent you from soaring to great heights! Fly up, down, and every way in between with the Striker Spy Drone. Encased in a hardy plastic shell, yet still light enough to maneuver, this drone handles even the most complex tricks you throw at it with ease. The internal gyro ensures a smooth flight no matter the conditions, and the built-in camera allows you to film and snap photos of your aerial shenanigans. In no time at all, gravity will be nothing more than a technicality.

-Film 30 minutes of aerial footage using the integrated HD camera w/ built-in shutter stabilization
-Take up to 50,000 photos from mid-air
-Fly the Striker right out of the box w/ limited setup required
-Seamlessly calibrate in order to handle long-distance flying
-Pull off tricks & flips in midair thanks to the 4 rotating motors and 4.5 channel gyro
-Guard against radio interference w/ the transmitter’s 2.4GHz frequency

Striker Spy HD-Camera Drone ($170 $69.99)

Check out a video of the Striker in action after the break…

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If you can’t find earbuds that fit properly, these Decibullz Custom Molded Earphones are the answer. They’re currently on sale for only $44.99 (25% off with free shipping) in our Nerd Approved Deals Store!

Every ear is different yet earphones are generally “one size fits all”—the designers at Decibullz aim to solve this dilemma with their 100% custom, moldable earphones. Easily and quickly mold the included material to the unique shape of your ear with just hot water, then combine it with a specially-selected silicon tip to get a noise-isolating, custom-fit listening experience. Say goodbye to ear discomfort and loose earbuds, and hello to custom perfection.

CES 2014 Innovations Design & Engineering Award

-Upgraded premium sound engine for a rich full sound
-In-line remote & mic for taking calls
-Flat tangle-resistant cords
-A double seal for top-notch noise isolation
-Instructional video for easily molding your earphones

Decibullz Custom Molded Earphones ($60 $44.99)