Tech & Gear

  • Facebook Unveils Mentions, The App for Celebrities

    Facebook Unveils Mentions, The App for Celebrities

    Here’s a problem you probably can’t relate to: All you want to do when you go on Facebook is to share your latest music video or movie trailer, but you don’t want to have to wade through a bunch of stupid stuff from your so-called “friends” while you do it. And you also want to […]

  • Element Range Wallets by Bellroy

    Element Range Wallets by Bellroy

    Chances are, even if the wallet that’s sitting in your pocket right now and “protecting” all of your money and credit cards is a high-quality and expensive one, it’s still not going to hold up to very much extreme weather. Unless it’s the new Element Range from Bellroy, that is. The Bellroy Element Range wallets […]

  • N.HOOLYWOOD x Casio G-Shock DW-5600NH-1ER

    N.HOOLYWOOD x Casio G-Shock DW-5600NH-1ER

    Yet another Casio G-Shock collaboration has been unveiled by the digital watch brand, this one with N.HOOLYWOOD, a Japanese fashion label. It’s a special edition of the G-Shock DW-5600, specifically designated as the DW5600-NH-1ER. Unlike many collaborations between Casio and other entities, the DW5600-NH-1ER is a low-key affair, resembling nothing more than a watch that […]

  • Slingbox M1: Watch Your DVR Anywhere

    Slingbox M1: Watch Your DVR Anywhere

    The DVR is probably one of the coolest innovations of the 21st century, but most of them still carry one big limitation: You can only watch it at home. There are lots of solutions to this, including services like HBO Go, but Slingbox was there first. And now Sling has come out with the new […]

  • Super-M: Portable Speakers That Are Truly Portable

    Super-M: Portable Speakers That Are Truly Portable

    The term “portable speakers” tends to be a relative one, as a portable speaker isn’t very portable compared to a smartphone or iPod. But NudeAudio is working on securing funding for a portable speaker that really is portable – and it’s called the Super-M. The Super-M is a high quality Bluetooth speaker with a minimalist […]

  • The Mega Hammock: Massive Relaxation

    The Mega Hammock: Massive Relaxation

    By far the biggest limitation in most hammocks is size. You’re often lucky if you can fit yourself into one, and putting two people in a hammock is basically just asking for serious trouble. But the Mega Hammock puts that issue to rest through direct action: It’s huge, and can accommodate at least three people […]

  • The Get Together: Kingston Sound System From House of Marley (Video)

    The Get Together: Kingston Sound System From House of Marley (Video)

    Jamaican music has had a huge influence on not just the artistic side of music culture all over the world, but how we technologically listen to music as well. It was Jamaican artists and technicians who pioneered what would become to be known as sampling, as well as the kind of big and powerful speakers […]

  • Scientists Invent Vantablack, A New “Super Black” Material

    Scientists Invent Vantablack, A New “Super Black” Material

    You might have thought that black is black, and it can’t get any darker. But British scientists working for Surrey NanoSystems have proven that notion incorrect with Vantablack, a new material that breaks previous world records in blackness. To put it in scientific terms, Vantablack absorbs almost all visual light, with the exception of a […]

  • ‘The Eraser’: An Analog Snapchat Alternative (Video)

    ‘The Eraser’: An Analog Snapchat Alternative (Video)

    Artists Shawn Soh, Persiis Hajiyanni, and Ryan Smaglik have come up with an analog equivalent for Snapchat. While the market for such a device is admittedly limited compared to the popular app, The Eraser is a pretty cool gadget/art installation that produces and then immediately destroys photographs the old-fashioned way. The Eraser takes the Snapchat […]