Tech & Gear

  • ‘LEGO Brands': Logos Digitally Rendered in LEGO Bricks (Pics)

    ‘LEGO Brands': Logos Digitally Rendered in LEGO Bricks (Pics)

    Two things that are extremely hot right now are LEGO and brands. Polish graphic designer Kamil Piatkowski had the thought to combine the two, using digital technology (not actual LEGO bricks, unfortunately) to render some of the most famous logos out there in LEGO for a series he calls LEGO Brands. I’m not enough of […]

  • BedUp: A Bed That Lowers From the Ceiling (Photos)

    BedUp: A Bed That Lowers From the Ceiling (Photos)

    In a modern home, space is often at a premium, and your bed can take up a lot of that valuable space. Short of a fold-up or Nate-Heller-style Murphy bed, there’s not much you can do about that – unless you get on board with BedUp from French company Décadrages. BedUp is a system that […]

  • GazeBox Foldable Garage (Video)

    GazeBox Foldable Garage (Video)

    There are times in a person’s life when he or she doesn’t have the two-car garage that society says you’re supposed to have – in which case that person’s car often spends the majority of its life exposed to the sometimes harsh elements. But maybe, if you’re lucky, you can get a GazeBox instead. A […]

  • Nipi: An Actually Smart Cooler and Portable Solar Generator

    Nipi: An Actually Smart Cooler and Portable Solar Generator

    It almost doesn’t seem sporting to call a product that doesn’t sync up to a smartphone a “smart” product – but Nipi is a cooler and solar charger with enough truly intelligent features that it earns the “smart” designation and then some. Probably the best of those features is Nipi’s built-in solar panel for charging […]

  • WORX Landroid Robotic Lawn Mower

    WORX Landroid Robotic Lawn Mower

    Mowing the lawn has to be one of the most arduous and tedious tasks facing the modern homeowner.  As someone who lives in an apartment, I try to take time every day to thank God I no longer have to do it. But if I had a house and a lawn, I’d probably use that […]

  • Motorola Moto Surround Bluetooth Headphones

    Motorola Moto Surround Bluetooth Headphones

    Tucked in among Motorola‘s new smartphones like the Moto X Style and Moto G are a line of headphones that is purported to be durable, high-quality and Bluetooth enabled for wireless connectivity. They’re the Motorola Moto Surround headphones, in-ear headphones from Motorola. Motorola Moto Surround headphones are water- and sweat-proof, last all day on a […]

  • Aquila: Facebook Unveils Solar-Powered Internet Airplane (Video)

    Aquila: Facebook Unveils Solar-Powered Internet Airplane (Video)

    One of the big challenges of the 21st century is going to be providing internet access for everyone, not just those who can afford it or live close to a public library. Facebook has been one of the pioneers in that challenge, with the unveiling of Aquila, a solar powered airplane that’s only the latest […]

  • Mondaine Helvetica Smartwatch (Video)

    Mondaine Helvetica Smartwatch (Video)

    The platonic ideal of a smartwatch will probably eventually be a smartwach that doesn’t look like a smartwatch, which is pretty much the exact opposite approach Apple took with their Apple Watch. But Mondaine seems to realize this fact, as evidenced by the unveiling of the Mondaine Helvetica Smartwatch. The Mondaine Helvetica Smartwatch is the […]

  • Nokia OZO: Commercial Virtual Reality Camera

    Nokia OZO: Commercial Virtual Reality Camera

    It figures that as we begin to enter the virtual reality phase of our technological future, we’d begin to see various cameras made for the collection of 360-degree footage for purposes of virtual reality. Cameras such as the Nokia OZO, which is almost as notable for its striking visual design as for its intended function. The […]

  • Nerf Rival Zeus MXV-1200 Blaster

    Nerf Rival Zeus MXV-1200 Blaster

    I don’t know what the target market for the Nerf Rival Zeus MXV-1200 Blaster is, or whether little kids even play with Nerf guns anymore. But I do know this: I kind of want one. That’s because the MXV-1200 can fire its soft foam rounds at what Nerf claims is a top velocity of 100 […]