We test all of the cool stuff that comes our way! We also have a team of super savvy testers in each category that help us select the best of the best. The official “cool” team below:

Mr. and Mrs. Cool Mr. and Mrs. Cool have been connoisseurs of Cool Stuff for over 40 years! Mrs. Cool has always had an attraction to all things exquisite. She researches tirelessly for the best in everything. She is passionate about highlighting people, companies, products, and services that help others live a more beautiful life and create a more beautiful world. Mr. Cool is in the Information Technology industry and likes to live and work on the bleeding edge of technology. He has been taking gadgets apart to see how they tick since the age of 3! He is a self-proclaimed occasional genius – which he notes is much harder than a full-time genius. He is the guy that stood in line for 8+ hours for the latest gadget. Over the years, he has fine-tuned his ability to spot a real technology upgrade versus the latest fad.

Nanny Extraordinaire She is an extraordinary mom, grandma, and nanny. She has over 40 years of experience working with infants and children. Needless to say – when it comes to children – she knows what works and what doesn’t. Her hobbies include walking on the beach, fashion and cooking.

The MBA He leads strategy and business development for an innovator in the wireless industry. He is not only very smart but very wise. He holds an industrial engineering degree from Stanford and an MBA from the prestigious Wharton School in Pennsylvania. What is even more impressive is that he is an exceptional father, husband, and friend.

The Professional He has a family he adores and friends that he treats like family. He likes to keep up with what’s going on around the world and loves to travel. He is super smart yet very humble. He is an early adopter of technology and enjoys learning how the inside works as much as the end-user experience.

The Doctor She is a successful dentist in Los Angeles. She is a daughter, mother, and wife. She loves beauty and fashion. She loves to travel the world and can get on a plane at a moments notice. She loves to shop boutiques for those unique looks. She is usually going 100 mph and living life to its fullest.

Super Mom She is a mom first and foremost. She is beautiful, amazing and incredibly calm at all times. She takes her job very seriously and loves every minute of it. She has an amazing husband. She loves beauty, fashion, design and traveling.

The Fashionista She loves beauty, fashion and interior design. She loves to entertain in her home. She is the owner of a well known spa in La Jolla. She always looks stunning. She is as beautiful on the inside as she is on the outside.

The Mother’s Chef She is an amazing mom, entrepreneur and blogger. Her mission is to help moms prepare and eat healthy food during their pregnancy and after.

The Engineer He is smart and funny. He has a beautiful wife and 2 boys – 5 and 2. He is an executive in a field that saves lives. He is constantly traveling to Europe on business. He loves croissants in Paris and Cappuccinos in Italy. When he is not working, you can usually find him at an open house because he loves purchasing investment property.

The Student She is only 18 years old but very mature and wise for her age. She received a scholarship at a school in the Bay Area and is looking forward to starting this new chapter in her life. She has a natural beauty about her. She is artistic, athletic and just fun to be around. After 10 minutes of conversation, you soon forget that she is young enough to be your daughter.

The Power Couple He is a pharmacist and she is an attorney. They have a beautiful 5 year old daughter. His hobbies include working out at the gym and playing soccer. She loves to travel and is a fashionista.

The Triathlete She is in her early thirties and an athlete through and through. When she is not training, she loves to travel. She is also a fashionista. Her and her husband are normally the best dressed at every party.

The Entrepreneur He is fluent in 5 languages. He takes risks and follows his dreams. He makes it his business to keep up with the latest in technology. When he is not working, he loves to spend time with his beautiful wife and family. He loves to sail. He loves to travel. He loves life.

The Executive She has her own Investor Relations firm and is very successful. She is kind and beautiful with a genuine concern for those around her. She loves to spend time with friends and family. She loves beauty, fashion, good food and learning new things. She is currently learning conversational Spanish.

World Travelers They are in their twenties – smart, ambitious and beautiful. He is an executive rising to the top at rapid speed. She is a student finishing up her PhD. They work hard and play hard. They love to travel at least 3-4 times a year and always select the most amazing places. They love fashion and always look like they walked out of a page in Vogue and GQ.

The PhD He speaks three languages fluently and is a teaching associate at a nationally recognized university. He has an amazing number of friends on Facebook, loves to travel and spend time with his peeps. He is intelligent, very handsome, and charming. He has always had an attraction towards the beautiful. His sense of style comes naturally and can even be seen in his bachelor pad and the technology he chooses to use.

The Black Belt She is a teacher. She is strong, athletic and beautiful. She has decided that it is now time to make herself a priority and make her dreams become a reality. She loves health and wellness.

The Model She is a former professional model. She loves the finer things in life. She loves to spend time with her beautiful children and grandchildren. She speaks with the most amazing British accent.

Beauty & Brains She is a college student in her twenties. She is beautiful, funny and wise beyond her years. She loves beauty and fashion. She keeps up with what’s hot and what’s not. She looks like a movie star even if she is just going out for coffee. She is a force to be reckoned with.

The Tech Family They are a fun-living family of 4 with two adventurous boys, 5 and 10 years of age. Dad is the Director of IT for a wireless company and mom works in biotech.The tech boys (including dad) love all things electronic and are sport fanatics at heart. Mom enjoys traveling, being outdoors and reading a good book.

Ms. Cool Ms. Cool is 3 years old. She loves play dates, cycling, soccer, doggies and anything to do with music. She also loves fashion, anything sparkly and electronics! They say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree…she works an iPhone and iPad like a pro. Her latest favorite gadget is the Nabi.

The Outdoorsman He just turned 2 years old. He is sweet, loving and a little shy. He loves to play outside – sun or snow! He enjoys playing with his 5 year old brother and baking cookies with mom. He loves playing with toys that challenge him.

The Artist/Soccer Player At the age of 5, he is an amazing artist with enough canvases to fill an art gallery.He is also an awesome soccer player. In his spare time, he also likes to shoot hoops with his dad and play miniature golf with his brother. He loves technology and toys that can fly with a remote control. His favorite color is orange.

The Adventurer He just turned 2 but has already visited multiple countries. This pic is from when he visited Croatia. He is charming, smart and super sweet. He has a special bond with his grandma, grandpa, and doggie.

The Ballerina She is 5 years old and wise beyond her years. She is fluent in 2 languages. She loves going to school and taking ballet lessons. She is super smart and has an amazing sense of style.

Mr. Cool Jr. Mr. Cool Jr. is not even a year old but he is one smart cookie! He stays calm, cool, and collected while he quietly works to grab everything and anything in site…earning his nickname – sticky fingers. He is super cute and not ashamed to use his charm to get everything he wants. Like his sister…he loves technology. He also loves music. He is our fastest tester…and tells you in less than a minute if it is worth his precious playtime.