According to recent statistics, every 19 seconds 1 person in the world is diagnosed with breast cancer and every 74 seconds 1 person dies from it. Every year, more and more companies announce special products to honor the fight against breast cancer and to support research and awareness by donating a percentage of the sales to various support or research foundations. What you can do to help is donate to one of these organizations, buy a product participating in a breast cancer awareness campaign, or wear a pink accessory throughout October.
Here is a nice list of new gadgets launched for the Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Denon Fitness Kit with Wireless Exercise Freak Headphones
Denon provides innovative audio-video solutions and their latest product dedicated to the fight against breast cancer is the Exercise Freak Fight Kit. The kit includes several pink accessories for fitness: a water bottle, an absorbent gym towel, a wrist sweat band, an armband smartphone holder with Velcro closure, and the Susan G. Komen Wireless Exercise Freak Headphones, all coming in the pink Denon Fight Bag.
The in-ear headphones are wireless and connect to your smartphone through Bluetooth 3.0, which enables a 30-feet operating range. They are also sweat-proof. This means you can listen to the music while jogging or working without caring for wires or that you could damage the headphones. The gadget also features integrated amplifier, 7-hour rechargeable battery, low battery alerts, flexible and reflective neckband, built-in air cushions, and anti-microbial silicone ear tips.
You can also pair the headphones with the sport app from Denon to enhance your experience.
The fitness kit is available for $169 at Denon, but you can get the headphones separately for $149 and $12.30 of every purchase will be donated to Susan G. Komen.
Komen LED Flashlight
This is not an ordinary flashlight. Komen added this 3.75-inch LED flashlight with fluid shape and bright finish in deep pink, featuring the white laser engraved Running Ribbon. It comes in a nice gift box includes batteries and you can buy it for $10 from the Komen shop.
Scosche boltBOX Retractable Charge & Sync Cable in Pink
This is a cable organizer with cable in it. The little accessory features a retractable lightning cable for charging and synchronizing Apple devices. It was designed for the like the iPhone 5c and you can get it from Scosche for $24.99. Scosche donates 10% of every sale to the fight against breast cancer.
Fitbit Pink Flex Wireless Activity & Sleep Wristband
This is a great workout accessory! Wearing it all the time on your wrist enables you to monitor your workout and sleep in order to improve your health. You can synchronize your personal stats wirelessly with the smartphone or computer and check the real-time progress. The fun part is that you can set daily goals, earn badges and challenge other Fitbit Flex users. The pink Flex sells for $99.95 at Fitbit and $10 of every sale will go to the American Cancer Society.
iLuv MobiTour Portable Bluetooth Stereo Speaker in Pink
iLuv promotes its pink line of products to in honor of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month and, by the end of the month, the company donates 10% of sales to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. One of the pink products is the MobiTour Bluetooth speaker designed for portability and quick, wireless connection to the audio source. The speaker features rechargeable Li-Ion battery for up to 3 hours of continuous operation and three built-in high-performance speakers for powerful sound and deep bass. You can get it from iLuv for $49.99, but don’t forget to enter the code BCA2013 during the purchase, to participate in the breast cancer awareness campaign.
Scosche RHYTHM Bluetooth Armband Heart Rate Monitor in Pink
The Rhythm heart rate monitor replaces the bulky chest straps and wires used by traditional heart rate monitors with a modern band that attaches to your forearm. The device connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth and works with the Rhythm application to display the pulse rate, calories burned, speed, distance, pace and others. You can even control the music with the integrated buttons.
The pink model sells for $79.99 at Scosche and 10% of October sales goes to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Komen Stylus/Pen/LED Light
This is a 3-in-1 accessory that allows you to write on paper, control the smartphone with the capacitive stylus and find lost items in small, dark spaces using the LED light. The Komen pen is an aluminum cap off ballpoint pen measuring 5inches. You can purchase it from the Komen shop for $10.
Apple iPhone 5 64GB Breast Cancer Campaign Limited Edition
Continental Mobiles launched the limited edition of the Apple iPhone 5 64GB Bubblegum Pink & Diamonds to support breast cancer research by donating £560 from each phone sold to the UK-based research charity Breast Cancer Campaign.
The handset is impressive featuring pink anodized casing and VS1 white diamonds. You can purchase the smartphone until October 31st from Continental Mobiles for £5,600.
Komen Running Ribbon Silicone Slap Watch
As the name suggests, this is a flexible silicone watch featuring the slap mechanism. The fun wrist watch has the Running Ribbon printed on the face and is 11 inches long. You can purchase it from the Komen shop for $30.
Flip-Pal Moile Scanner Bundle – Pink
Flip-Pal is a mobile scanner that helps you preserve your memories in digital format. You can use it to scan photos, images from magazines and others. Features include 4×6 inch maximum scan area, scans stitching, max 600×600 dpi resolution, 30bit maximum color depth, up to 6-seconds scanning speed, 1.7-inch color LCD displaying scans thumbnails, up to 500 scans from a high-quality battery, included 4GB SD card, and included software for photo processing and sharing. The mobile scanner measures 10.25 x 6.5 x 1.25 inches at 1lb.
By purchasing the pink bundle, you are donating 10% to the National Breast Cancer Foundation for mammograms, education and support services. The Flip-Pal pink bundle includes the mobile scanner, the Deluxe Flip-Pal Carry Case with Pocket and the Flip-Pal lid cover. The pink bundle sells for $195.97.
Forza Armband with Pink Ribbon
Ce supply store added several mobile accessories to support the breast cancer research and treatment at City of Hope by donating $1 or $2 of every sale. Among these accessories is the Forza armband with pink ribbon which fits the iPhone 4, 4s, 5 and 5c, as well as the version designed for Samsung S 4. Both armbands have a price of $29.95 and look stylish and of high quality.
Forza Armband with pink ribbon comes in grey, black and pink with a clear, plastic window for the touchscreen and small key storage, being made from a special material that wicks away moisture. You can browse the City of Hope collection at ce supply store.
Komen Auxiliary Power Unit
The Auxiliary Power Unit from Komen is an external battery charger that provides extra talk time to your phone when there’s an emergency. It charges not only your phone, but also other devices and, in addition to this main feature, it also has a built-in LED flashlight. The 4-inch gadget comes with a cable and a storage bag. You can find it online at the Komen shop at a price of $39.99.