Tech & Gear

  • Pandoretta Wireless Speakers: 360-Degrees of Sound

    Pandoretta Wireless Speakers: 360-Degrees of Sound

    How many degrees of sound are you getting from your current home audio setup? Whatever that figure might be, it’s a safe bet that it’s less than 360, which is why Poet Audio’s new Pandoretta wireless speaker system might be worth your attention. The Poet Audio Pandoretta wireless speaker system boasts a total of seven […]

  • Short: Sort Articles by Reading Time

    Short: Sort Articles by Reading Time

    Spending time on the internet means browsing a lot of different articles, some short, some long, some very long. And there are a lot of reading apps out there to help your organize them, as well as discover new articles relevant to your interests. But before now, the length of those articles didn’t get much […]

  • View-Master Returns in 3D Smartphone App Form (Video)

    View-Master Returns in 3D Smartphone App Form (Video)

    One of the most iconic toys to go extinct in the age of digital technology is the Mattel View-Master, with its instantly recognizable white discs and the orange plunger that every person over a certain age remembers pushing in order to bring the next scene into view. Now, the holders of the View-Master brand are […]

  • ColorWare Yamaha Aventage Pearl AV Receiver Limited Edition

    ColorWare Yamaha Aventage Pearl AV Receiver Limited Edition

    Let’s face facts: An audio-visual receiver is generally not a prestige item, instead serving its own functions quietly and invisibly so you can focus on the actual audio and video being received. But Yamaha is trying to change all that with the new limited edition ColorWare Yamaha Aventage Pearl. The ColorWare Yamaha Aventage Pearl earns […]

  • ‘SDO: Year 5′: NASA Releases Solar Highlight Reel (Video)

    ‘SDO: Year 5′: NASA Releases Solar Highlight Reel (Video)

    The sun: What’s it been up to? Sure, we see it almost every day up in the sky, but that doesn’t mean we really know what’s going on up there. Luckily, the people at NASA have been keeping an extra-close watch at the sun’s activities for the last five years with the Solar Dynamics Observatory, […]

  • ‘Descension': Sculptor Anish Kapoor Unveils Perpetual Whirlpool (Video)

    ‘Descension': Sculptor Anish Kapoor Unveils Perpetual Whirlpool (Video)

    When most of us hear the word “sculpture,” we think of something that’s totally static and unmoving, like a statue. But that’s not always the case, as evidenced by Descension, a new installation by sculptor Anish Kapoor that can best be described as a constantly swirling black whirlpool. Descension is the first site-specific art installation […]

  • Equil Smartmarker: The Smart Whiteboard Alternative (Video)

    Equil Smartmarker: The Smart Whiteboard Alternative (Video)

    The meeting room whiteboard is an office staple going back to whenever they stopped using chalkboards in offices. But it just might be time for an upgrade, and the Equil Smartmarker is here to provide just that. The Equil Smartmarker doesn’t do away with erasable ink on a whiteboard (or glass) surface, but instead amplifies […]

  • Toshiba Encrypted USB Flash Drive

    Toshiba Encrypted USB Flash Drive

    Cloud storage is fine for most of the data we have to our names these days, but there are some things that you might want to lock up securely, away from prying eyes or worse. For this, there’s the new Toshiba Encrypted USB Flash Drive with top-of-the-line, easy to use security features that will make sure […]

  • Drone Waiters Serve Diners in Singapore Restaurant (Photos)

    Drone Waiters Serve Diners in Singapore Restaurant (Photos)

    Drones often get a bad rap in the media for their participation in cold, inhumane methods of warfare or spying on innocent citizens, but they can be put to less sinister uses too. Take, for example, drone waiters, which were recently seen in action at Singapore’s Timbre @ Substation. Timbre @ Substation’s drone waiters weren’t […]