Tech & Gear

  • Cyclotron: Futuristic Bike Inspired by ‘Tron’

    Cyclotron: Futuristic Bike Inspired by ‘Tron’

    “Cyclo lives!” These are the words said by Space Ghost‘s arch-enemy Cyclo, but they could also serve as a passable slogan for a new futuristic bike that was clearly inspired by another science-fiction masterpiece: Tron. It’s called the Cyclotron, and its sleek lightcycle-like look is in keeping with its futuristic functionality as well. That’s because […]

  • BeatBringer Portable Speaker Backpack

    BeatBringer Portable Speaker Backpack

    The golden age of the boombox is far behind us, but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn something about its strengths and weaknesses in 2016. One fruit of those lessons is the BeatBringer, which combines the beat-bringing capabilities of a particularly high-end boombox with the more practical functionality of a backpack. The real emphasis of […]

  • Single Travel Hammock by LA SIESTA

    Single Travel Hammock by LA SIESTA

    It’s summer, a time when you just want to stretch out and catch an afternoon nap, and there’s no better way on God’s green Earth to do that than in a comfortable hammock. And if you’re planning on doing any solitary roaming this summer, the people at LA SIESTA have a Single Travel Hammock that […]

  • Insta360 Nano: Lightweight Panoramic VR Camera

    Insta360 Nano: Lightweight Panoramic VR Camera

    In the past, capturing 360-degree video for panoramic and/or virtual reality work required a bulky camera rig if it was possible at all. The Insta360 Nano is a new VR camera that weighs less than three ounces, and works through connection to the user’s iPhone. The Insta360 Nano can capture images in 3040×1520 resolution and […]

  • Ori: Robotic Furniture for Micro-Living (Video)

    Ori: Robotic Furniture for Micro-Living (Video)

    The trend of micro-living is already up and running without the aid of robots, but a new brand is seeking to maximize the efficiency of small living spaces through the power of robotics and smart technology. It’s called Ori, the product of work from the MIT Media Lab and furniture designer Yves Béhar. Basically, Ori […]

  • Lever Gear Toolcard: Cram 40 Different Tools in Your Wallet

    Lever Gear Toolcard: Cram 40 Different Tools in Your Wallet

    What do two different kinds of screwdriver, a prybar, a nail puller, a ruler, a cord cutter, a speed square, a protractor, a box cutter, myriad varieties of wrench, and a bottle opener have in common? A lot of things, I’d imagine, but I’m referring to the fact that they all call the Lever Gear […]

  • Ashley Madison Launches Solemn New Ad Campaign (Video)

    Ashley Madison Launches Solemn New Ad Campaign (Video)

    The online dating/adultery site Ashley Madison has had a rough year or two, first and foremost due to the massive hack that publicized the identities’ of everyone who started a purportedly secret account with the service. But now, like a husband who went astray but promises to never do it again, the site is back, with […]

  • ChipmunkBags Premium Laundry Backpacks

    ChipmunkBags Premium Laundry Backpacks

    Schlepping your laundry from one place to another and back again – even if it’s just up and down the stairs of your apartment complex – can be a huge pain in the neck. But there’s a new brand that’s focused on “ending the laundry transportation struggle, once and for all” – it’s called ChipmunkBags. […]

  • Bagel: “The World’s Smartest Tape Measure”

    Bagel: “The World’s Smartest Tape Measure”

    “Hey, will that new cabinet you bought be able to fit through the doorway?” “I think so, but give me a second and I can check, I just need to get my Bagel.” It may sound like nonsense, but it’s not – it’s “the world’s smartest tape measure” that just so happens to share a […]