There’s no need to sweat — we’ve got products that will help keep you cool through the dog days. From stainless-steel ice “Pucs“ that won’t water down your cocktails to an ultra-smart thermostat that will learn your AC habits, we’ve got the tools to help you beat the heat.Shake it upThe Waring Pro drink mixer joins the quest for the perfect milkshake. A throwback to the ’50s-era malt shop craze, this classic soda-fountain-style blender with its two-speed motor is sure to keep you cool, and full, all summer long. $149, Williams-Sonoma. Chill outPrevent watered-down tea, coffee or cocktails with the Kickstarter-funded Onehundred Pucs. The stainless-steel “ice cubes” are easily frozen and will keep your drink cold until the very last sip. $19 for three, www.onehundred.co.Waterproof tunesThere’s no need to suffer from silence when lounging at the pool, beach or river. Grace Digital’s Ecoxbt is a Bluetooth-enabled, wireless, waterproof, floating speaker designed to keep the music alive no matter the weather. $129.99, www.amazon.com.Smart houseMake sure your home is perfectly cool as soon as you arrive with the Nest Learning Thermostat. The super-smart thermostat learns your habits, saving energy when you’re away and keeping you perfectly comfortable when you’re home. And for the days you’re headed home from a particularly sweaty afternoon in the sun, just use Nest’s smartphone app to crank up the AC so you arrive at a cool oasis. $249, Apple, Lowe’s. Extreme photographyCapture every moment of your outdoor, underwater — anywhere — summer adventures with the Nikon Coolpix AW110, the company’s newest ultra-durable camera. With HD 1080p video capability and built-in Wi-Fi and GPS mapping, sharing your extreme vacation video and photos has never been so easy. $349.95, Fort Worth Camera, Arlington Camera. Sweat it outColumbia’s Omni-Freeze Zero technology is designed to keep you cool as you get hot. The cooling fabric takes advantage of your sweat to create an immediate cooling sensation when you need it most. This men’s Total Zero short-sleeve tee is one of many designs you can choose from. $42, Columbia. Caffeinated coolGet your morning boost on the rocks with Hamilton Beach’s personal iced coffee brewer. The gadget allows you to use your favorite grounds to create an instantly refreshing beverage — no cool-down time required. $24.99, Target.
820 W. Stacy Road, Suite 470, Allen, 972-678-2803
2950 W. Interstate 20, Grand Prairie, 214-516-6547
1620 S. University Drive, Suite 201, Fort Worth
260 Grand Ave., Southlake
Arlington Camera Inc.
544 W. Randol Mill Road, Arlington
Fort Worth Camera LLC.
2900 W. Sixth St., Fort Worth
Multiple area locations
Multiple area locations
1620 S. University Drive
172 State St.