Hiku Labs Hiku

This tiny device uses voice recognition and bar code scanning to automate grocery list making. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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Bar code scanner

The scanner recognized many of the UPC codes I tried, and you can use voice commands to assign product names to codes it doesn't recognize. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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Simple scanning

You scan a product simply by pushing a button. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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Magnet

The back of the unit has a built-in magnet, making it easy to keep a Hiku handy on the side of a refrigerator. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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USB charging and more

You charge it via USB, and the tiny divot under the port is where, via a bobby pin or similar, you can access the reset button. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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Tiny

Hiku Labs says the device is small and easy enough for a child to use. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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Green means go

Along with the green OK status light, you may also have to decipher red and orange indicators flashing from inside the device. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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List making

The list app is clean and intuitive, and the company says it's working on building in an online shopping service in the near future. It's iOS-only for now, but an Android version is also in the works. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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Item customizaiton

You can customize list items, and also assign them to different lists. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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In-app scanning

You can also use the Hiku app to scan bar codes. It bears asking why Hiku isn't just an app. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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