Tech & Gear

  • Kairos Mechanical Smartwatch Hybrid

    Kairos Mechanical Smartwatch Hybrid

    Watch fans have probably been waking up in a cold sweat for the last couple years, over the prospect of personality and craftsmanship free smartwatches that emphasize user interface and convenience over the more subtle pleasures of a traditional timepiece. But all that time they spent worrying turns out to have been wasted, with the […]

  • Executive Building Brick Set: 24K Gold-Plated LEGO Knockoffs

    Executive Building Brick Set: 24K Gold-Plated LEGO Knockoffs

    You’re a high-powered executive who wants to send two simultaneous messages to anyone who steps into your office: That you are a fun, laid-back guy who still likes to play with toys, and that you are wealthy beyond their meager ability to imagine it. For you, there’s really only one option for the executive toy […]

  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Unveiled

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Unveiled

    New from Samsung, it’s the first smartphone from the brand to be made entirely from metal and glass, no mico SD slot, and no removable battery. It’s the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, and those few aforementioned features are from the only aspects of this phone that make it an exciting next step in the evolution of […]

  • Tommy Bates Puts ‘The Simpsons’ Characters in Streetwear Brands (Pics)

    Tommy Bates Puts ‘The Simpsons’ Characters in Streetwear Brands (Pics)

    Streetwear brands continue to be a fount of inspiration for artists and illustrators everywhere. That includes Tommy Bates, who for his latest project has also been inspired by another perennial cultural heavyweight – The Simpsons. And the thing about cartoon characters is they’re almost always wearing the same clothes, so this is a pretty cool marriage of […]

  • #HYPERREALCG: Totally Realistic Computer-Generated Images (Pics)

    #HYPERREALCG: Totally Realistic Computer-Generated Images (Pics)

    We all know that computer generated imagery is getting more and more advanced and realistic by the day. Even so, most people probably think they can tell a computer generated image from a “real” one, especially if they have plenty of time to concentrate on it. But #HYPERREALCG is a new website  curated by David OReilly & Kim […]

  • Jeff Friesen Recreates Banksy Pieces With LEGO (Pics)

    Jeff Friesen Recreates Banksy Pieces With LEGO (Pics)

    You knew it had to happen eventually – a photographer has used LEGO to recreate various works by street artist Banksy. That photographer is Jeff Friesen, who’s actually been doing this for a little over a year now, and who recently released a new batch of Banksy-inspired LEGO pieces. Jeff Friesen’s LEGO x Banksy homages […]

  • Sesame Smart Lock: Uniquely Simple Installation (Video)

    Sesame Smart Lock: Uniquely Simple Installation (Video)

    Nobody wants their house to get broken into or entered without their knowledge or permission, but nobody wants to go through the hassle of installing a smart lock either. But what if much of that hassle was only imaginary, and that you could increase the security in your home in just the time it takes […]

  • ‘Friend Request': Facebook Releases New Commercial (Video)

    ‘Friend Request': Facebook Releases New Commercial (Video)

    If there was ever a company who probably didn’t need to spend money on advertising, it’s Facebook, which already has more than a billion users on its ledgers. And yet, the Zuck and co. have always been keenly interested in maintaining their company’s brand, which is probably why the new commercial entitled Friend Request was produced. In […]

  • Alessandro Diddi’s Cool Anamorphic 3D Drawings (Pics and Video)

    Alessandro Diddi’s Cool Anamorphic 3D Drawings (Pics and Video)

    Anamorphic art, which creates a 3D optical illusion predicated upon a precise viewing angle, is one of those things that just never get old. Alessandro Diddi is an Italian illustrator who makes some of the best anamorphic illusions around, including a new batch that just hit the internet. Alessandro Diddi’s modus operandi is basically drawings that […]