Tech & Gear

  • 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 […]

  • G-Shock GDX6900FTR-1 From Casio and Futura

    G-Shock GDX6900FTR-1 From Casio and Futura

    Street artist and brand gadfly Futura continues to turn up everywhere these days.  His latest collaboration is with Casio, for which he’s whipped up a new design for the G-Shock GDX6900FTR-1 in his signature abstract style that should please fans of the street artist and the long-running digital watch line alike. The Casio G-Shock GDX6900FTR-1 […]

  • #MyInstagramLogo: Creatives Put Their Spins on New Logo (Photos)

    #MyInstagramLogo: Creatives Put Their Spins on New Logo (Photos)

    You might not have noticed, but Instagram has a new logo. And even if you didn’t notice, the army of artists that use Instagram to put their work in front of an audience definitely did, and if you doubt me on this, all you have to do is take a look at the #MyInstagramLogo hashtag […]

  • Spyderco SzaboHawk Designed by Laci Szabo

    Spyderco SzaboHawk Designed by Laci Szabo

    When is a tomahawk not a tomahawk? When it’s the Spyderco SzaboHawk, so named for its creator Laci Szabo, the multi-hyphenate martial artist/knife designer/US Marine who designed the SzaboHawk to be right on the cutting edge of tomahawk tech (so to speak). The Spyderco SzaboHawk is constructed from D2 tool steel almost a third of […]

  • Pilot Translation Earphones Translate Foreign Languages in Real Time

    Pilot Translation Earphones Translate Foreign Languages in Real Time

    If it sounds like something out of science-fiction, that’s only because it is: Earphones that can translate unfamiliar tongues to the user’s native one, fostering open communication between different planetary systems—or, in this case, different earthly languages. But the people at Waverly Labs have purportedly developed Pilot translation earphones, which can do just that. Pilot […]

  • Google Spaces Group Chat App

    Google Spaces Group Chat App

    In the world of online group chats, the service that provides the easiest multimedia sharing tends to dominate. Google is hoping to get in on that action with the new Google Spaces app, which is purportedly seeking to create a new, easier kind of group chat. Here’s the app’s product director Luke Wroblewski on the […]

  • Google Data Center Mural Project Puts Artistic Faces on Data Centers (Video)

    Google Data Center Mural Project Puts Artistic Faces on Data Centers (Video)

    Every time you use a Google product or service, you are (probably unwittingly) engaging a Google Data Center, located in various suburbs throughout the world. As you might imagine, these Data Centers can take up a lot of space, but Google is embarking on a new initiative to beautify these otherwise-imposing structures with the Google […]