Tech & Gear

  • Skull Armchair From Besson Gregory

    Skull Armchair From Besson Gregory

    Both Kit Walker and Johnny Domino are famous for living in structures that look like skulls, but design house Besson Gregory (and its eponymous designer Gregory Besson) has come up with a way for you to do them one better in your very own home: The Skull Armchair. The Skull Armchair doesn’t really require much […]

  • Google Ara Modular Smartphone Finally Unveiled

    Google Ara Modular Smartphone Finally Unveiled

    You may remember Project Ara, the prototype for a modular smartphone Google released to the public very early last year. Unless you’re some kind of smartphone devotee, it’s also possible that you forgot all about it in the ensuing 16 months, but now the Google Ara has been completed and is evidently on its way […]

  • ‘Paint With Gunpowder': Meet Artist Danny Shervin (Pics)

    ‘Paint With Gunpowder': Meet Artist Danny Shervin (Pics)

    Gunpowder has pretty much one intended use, which is to fire destructive projectiles at lethal velocities, throughout history. But artist Danny Shervin has discovered and perfected another, much more pacifistic use for the stuff, in a process that he refers to as Paint With Gunpowder. In order to Paint With Gunpowder (which is also the […]

  • Arlo Skye Carry-On Luggage

    Arlo Skye Carry-On Luggage

    If you’re planning on doing any air traveling this year, and you think it might be time to trade in your ragged Jansport backpack for something a little more mature in the way of a carry-on, the folks at Arlo Skye have come up with a pretty definitive example of the carry-on luggage form. It’s […]

  • Fast.com: Check Your Internet Speed With Netflix-Powered Site

    Fast.com: Check Your Internet Speed With Netflix-Powered Site

    I don’t have any hard stats in front of me at the moment, but if I had to guess I would say that at least 80 percent of people who are worried about their internet speed feel that way due to Netflix (or some other less polite video streaming service). So the fact that Netflix […]

  • Framed Tech Celebrates the Innards of Our Favorite Technology (Video)

    Framed Tech Celebrates the Innards of Our Favorite Technology (Video)

    The slogan of Framed Tech, a new display piece brand, is “if you can’t open it, you can’t own it.” Such a mantra has obvious appeal for diehard tinkerers and other people fascinated by the inner workings of the gadgets in their lives, and it’s these individuals who are the target audience for the brand’s […]

  • Google Home: Make Your House as Smart as Google

    Google Home: Make Your House as Smart as Google

    Google‘s answer to the Amazon Echo voice-controlled audio hub/speaker is called, simply, Google Home. Like Echo, Home gives you a wide variety of functions and capabilities at the tips of your vocal cords, and unlike Echo it’s got all of Google’s services and off-shoots behind it. That includes Google Chromecast, which infamously won’t cooperate with […]

  • ZUS Kevlar Charging Cable: Guaranteed for Life

    ZUS Kevlar Charging Cable: Guaranteed for Life

    If you want to make sure, doubly sure, triply sure, quadruply sure and beyond that your charging cable is not going to break, tear, or even just stop working for the rest of your life, the ZUS Kevlar Charging Cable would seem like a pretty feasible option for you. Kevlar is the stuff they make […]

  • Brooks B33 150th Anniversary Edition Bike Saddle

    Brooks B33 150th Anniversary Edition Bike Saddle

    For 150 years, Brooks has been providing bicyclists with high-quality accessories, saddles, bags, and other stuff they can use out there on the street. To celebrate the anniversary of the brand, they’re releasing the Brooks B33 150th Anniversary Edition, a special variant on their perennial B33 bike saddle. The Brooks B33 150th Anniversary Edition is […]

  • Yoko Honda: Artist Specializes in Retro 1980s Americana (Pics)

    Yoko Honda: Artist Specializes in Retro 1980s Americana (Pics)

    If you’ve ever been watching Miami Vice, seen a fashion catalog sitting on some drug lord’s coffee table, and thought to yourself, “I want to live there,” then you will probably respond favorably to the work of artist Yoko Honda, whose neon, vaporwave-influenced portraits seem to be beamed to our planet from that same alternate […]