Tech & Gear

  • ‘Onnanocos x Micro Drone': Short One-Take Film Shot by a Drone (Video)

    ‘Onnanocos x Micro Drone': Short One-Take Film Shot by a Drone (Video)

    Most footage I’ve seen collected by drone cameras has that distinct “this is a drone camera” feeling. But there’s a new short film that was shot in one take with a micro-drone that actually looks pretty good, it out-Steadicams Steadicam in many ways. It’s called Onnanocos x Micro Drone. Onnanocos x Micro Drone is a superb act […]

  • HD Vinyl: Higher Quality Vinyl Records Coming Next Year

    HD Vinyl: Higher Quality Vinyl Records Coming Next Year

    Audiophiles spend a goodly chunk of their lives searching for the perfect sound. The streaming era has been tough on these individuals, since most listeners don’t really care about quality and bandwidth rules all. But maybe, if HD Vinyl turns out to be legit, Neil Young and his lossless disciples will have some good news for a […]

  • Vetements Silver USB Necklace

    Vetements Silver USB Necklace

    The Vetements brand is making a name for itself in the field of fashion items that also have practical functionalities. The latest example is the Vetements Silver USB Necklace, which true to its name is a silver necklace that doubles as a USB file storage device. If either the Vetements Silver USB Necklace or something extremely […]

  • SoFi – “The Soft Robotic Fish” from MIT (Video)

    SoFi – “The Soft Robotic Fish” from MIT (Video)

    We all know that robotic fish tend to be rigid, inflexible beasts that reflect their robot heritage. But the folks at MIT have come up with a new kind of robotic fish that can blend in with all manner of sea life, allowing for new possibilities of exploration for intrepid users out there. It’s called SoFi, […]

  • ‘Double Elvis (Ferus Type)’ by Andy Warhol to Sell for $30M

    ‘Double Elvis (Ferus Type)’ by Andy Warhol to Sell for $30M

    In the art world, pictures of Elvis are among the least respected, but Andy Warhol had and continues to have a knack for making the disreputable extremely reputable among art collectors and admirers. Take, for example, his life-sized portrait of the King of Rock and Roll in full Rio Bravo mode (but actually from a publicity shot […]

  • Songwriters Fonts: The Handwriting of Famous Songwriters, Now Downloadable

    Songwriters Fonts: The Handwriting of Famous Songwriters, Now Downloadable

    An underrated but still crucial part of the art of songwriting is the actual physical process of writing lyrics down on paper. Today this probably happens on computers and smartphones, but back in the day(s) famous songwriters like Kurt Cobain, David Bowie, John Lennon, and so on wrote what would become generation-defining lyrics in their […]

  • Aurora Station: An “Affordable” Space Resort from Orion Span

    Aurora Station: An “Affordable” Space Resort from Orion Span

    Orion Span is rushing into the space tourism field to fill the market vacuum of people who want to travel into space, but don’t want to spend the $20 million to $40 million it costs now to travel to the International Space Station. Aurora Station is the “affordable” alternative, priced at around $9.5 million for an […]

  • AlterEgo: Control Devices with Silent Speech (Video)

    AlterEgo: Control Devices with Silent Speech (Video)

    You heard it here first, folks: The future belongs to people who talk to themselves. MIT researchers have developed a device that allows users to control devices through subvocalization. It’s called AlterEgo, and it could be a game-changer for how humans interface with technology. Here’s how it works: “AlterEgo is a wearable system that allows a […]