Tech & Gear

  • Amazon Prime Now: Hour-or-Less Delivery Rolls Out in Manhattan (Video)

    Amazon Prime Now: Hour-or-Less Delivery Rolls Out in Manhattan (Video)

    It’s been reported for a while now that Amazon.com‘s vision of the future is one where small automatic drones deliver all manner of goods to people’s homes, sometimes in a matter of minutes after they’ve placed the order. Now, that vision is being tested in the company’s Manhattan market, in the form of a service […]

  • The Dr. Dreidel Had to Happen Eventually

    The Dr. Dreidel Had to Happen Eventually

    The internet has done a lot to get people interested in bad puns and other forms of wordplay again. So it was only a matter of time before this product was going to hit the market, destined for success in an online environment in which people not only love puns but also old-school hip hop […]

  • Desolenator: Solar-Powered Water Purification

    Desolenator: Solar-Powered Water Purification

    Everybody loves water, but not everybody has access to as much clean water as they need. There are a lot of different possible solutions for this problem, many of which depend on various conditions and situations, but the Desolenator works for pretty much all of them. It’s a small, affordable, mobile, and solar-powered water purification […]

  • ‘Moments Like These’ Brings Disney Characters to New York City (Photos)

    ‘Moments Like These’ Brings Disney Characters to New York City (Photos)

    I doubt if the world really needed yet another portrait series of Disney characters in unusual situations, but photographer Harry McNally managed to take a tired theme and make it really work with his Moments Like These series. It combines classic Disney characters like Alice and Jasmine with the photographer’s own black-and-white photos of New […]

  • Messograf Caliper Pen Does A Lot More Than Just Write

    Messograf Caliper Pen Does A Lot More Than Just Write

    We all dream of having a pen in our pockets that can do anything – stir drinks, change channels, turn off faucets, excite animals and children, etc. The Messograf Caliper Pen is not quite that pen, but it does have a lot more features than a typical writing too, and that makes it an easy recommendation […]

  • Equinox Snowcoach: Like a Snowmobile Stagecoach

    Equinox Snowcoach: Like a Snowmobile Stagecoach

    Snowmobiles are great for young couples or single people on the go, but what if you’ve got some interlopers (like a couple of little kids) you want to take with you through the snow? For you there’s the Equinox Snowcoach, which operates under many of the same principles as a motorcycle sidecar or an old-time […]

  • Stance Compact Tripod for Smartphones (Video)

    Stance Compact Tripod for Smartphones (Video)

    I don’t have to enumerate all the reasons you might want to have a tripod for your smartphone – if you do, the reasons will immediately flash across your brain as soon as the idea enters your head. But suffice it to say that anyone who uses their phone to take photos, watch videos, or […]

  • Meet ‘Phantom,’ The Most Expensive Photograph in History

    Meet ‘Phantom,’ The Most Expensive Photograph in History

    At first glance, the photo above might look to you like a particularly nasty x-ray of what happens when you don’t look before you sit. But in actuality, it’s a photograph taken of Arizona‘s Antelope Canyon, entitled Phantom, and it recently became the most expensive photograph of all time. Phantom gets its name from the peculiar […]

  • SMART kapp: A Smart Dry-Erase Board (Video)

    SMART kapp: A Smart Dry-Erase Board (Video)

    Some have predicted that the era of the dry-erase board has come and gone, but those prognosticators forgot to consider the existence of the SMART kapp. It’s a smart dry-erase board that can capture anything drawn on it and send it to your mobile device via Bluetooth, where it can then be shared with whoever […]