Tech & Gear

  • World Record Hoverboard Flight by Catalina Alexandru Duru (Video)

    World Record Hoverboard Flight by Catalina Alexandru Duru (Video)

    Hoverboards are great for impressing your friends and giving you the uncanny sensation of flying above the ground, but they haven’t really been perfected in the covering-large-distances department. But Catalina Alexandru Duru just made an important stride in that field with his Guinness World Record hoverboard flight. Duru smashed all previous hoverboard distance records with the trip, […]

  • Machete Spatula: The Most Badass Spatula Imaginable (Photos)

    Machete Spatula: The Most Badass Spatula Imaginable (Photos)

    Spatulas are not a very intimidating or impressive kitchen implement. No one’s ever been killed with a spatula to my knowledge, probably because no murderer has ever mustered the total lack of dignity required to wield it as a weapon. That is officially no longer the case, though, thanks to the Machete Spatula from Firebox. […]

  • Suunto Core Ultimate Black Watch

    Suunto Core Ultimate Black Watch

    The latest digital watch from Suunto is meant to be the culmination of everything the brand has done since way back in 1936 when it first went into business, at least if its name is any indication. It’s the Suunto Core Ultimate Black, a typically rugged sport watch with plenty of built-in features for the […]

  • YotaPhone 2 Dual Screen Smartphone (Photos)

    YotaPhone 2 Dual Screen Smartphone (Photos)

    Hope you’re ready to have your mind blown, because now there’s a smartphone with twice the usual amount of screens – two screens! On one smartphone! It’s the YotaPhone 2, billed as the first such dual-screen smartphone in the world, thanks to its always-on Electronic Paper Display on the back. Those who have never used an Electronic […]

  • FOVE: First Eye-Tracking Virtual Reality Display (Video)

    FOVE: First Eye-Tracking Virtual Reality Display (Video)

    The traditional model for virtual reality involves the user’s turning his or her head to explore their new virtual surroundings. But now there’s a new way, that more closely replicates the actual experience of looking around in real life by way of real-time eyeball tracking. It’s FOVE, billed as the first such VR set in […]

  • KFC Tray Typer for Grease-Free Texting Debuts in Germany (Video)

    KFC Tray Typer for Grease-Free Texting Debuts in Germany (Video)

    We’ve all been here – you’re enjoying a nice, greasy meal at a fast food restaurant when a text arrives. You want to reply promptly, but in the process your screen gets covered in a thick coating of that aforementioned grease. Solutions for this problem include leaving your phone in your pocket while you eat […]

  • Shuffle: Make, Manage Disposable Phone Numbers

    Shuffle: Make, Manage Disposable Phone Numbers

    You no longer have to be a phreak or a professional criminal to get yourself a disposable phone number. There’s now an app that lets you create your own disposable phone number, for whatever purpose you might find yourself in need of a disposable phone number. It’s called Shuffle, and it offers you a wealth of […]

  • Dan Bilzerian Films Boat Party With Drone Camera (Video)

    Dan Bilzerian Films Boat Party With Drone Camera (Video)

    In the future, our grandchildren will probably wonder to themselves what the point of having a boat party is without a full fleet of drone cameras on standby, but for now we have Dan Bilzerian to thank for his work as a boat party drone pioneer. Dan Bilzerian released a video to the official Dronefly […]

  • Meet: App by Sunrise Makes Scheduling Meetings Simple (Video)

    Meet: App by Sunrise Makes Scheduling Meetings Simple (Video)

    Contrary to what one might intuitively think, the act of scheduling meetings has in some ways gotten more complicated rather than simpler in the era of the smartphone. But the tech developers at Sunrise have come up with an app that makes coordinating meetings with your smartphone a lot simpler – and the name is […]

  • Nuimo Universal Smart Home Controller

    Nuimo Universal Smart Home Controller

    If you’re old enough, you remember the feeling of power than accompanied the acquisition of a new universal remote. No TV was immune to your commands! Now there’s a new spin on that idea in the form of Nuimo, a universal remote for everything in your house. Nuimo is compatible with a host of different smart […]