Tech & Gear

  • Exploride: A Heads-Up Display for Your Car

    Exploride: A Heads-Up Display for Your Car

    As screens continue to encroach upon every aspect of our daily lives, it’s really only a matter of time before driving your car becomes yet another occasion to stare at a screen. And so we have products like Exploride, a heads-up display that gives drivers text and social media notifications, Google Maps navigation, music, dash […]

  • ‘Dismaland’ Trailer From Banksy Drops (Video)

    ‘Dismaland’ Trailer From Banksy Drops (Video)

    Last week rumors of Banksy’s Dismaland exhibit kicked into high gear, and now the “bemusement park” taking satirical aim at Disney World and other theme parks of its type is evidently a real place you can actually visit. To advertise, Banksy released a Dismaland trailer that would seem to sum up what the project is […]

  • Siva Atom: Convert Biking Into Energy for Devices

    Siva Atom: Convert Biking Into Energy for Devices

    If you’re a habitual bicyclist, it’s possible you’ve never considered all the energy your peddling generates as you go from place to place—if only you were able to harness it effectively. Now, you can, thanks to the Siva Atom, a charger by Siva Cycle that converts the spinning of your bike wheel into power for […]

  • Intelligent Energy Develops Weeklong Hydrogen Smartphone Battery

    Intelligent Energy Develops Weeklong Hydrogen Smartphone Battery

    No one – NO ONE – is happy with their smartphone battery. The longer you’ve had your phone, the worse the battery in all likelihood is, which is why there are so many products out there that aim to improve battery life or make charging more convenient in some way. But the future is upon […]

  • Titan Plus Keychain Flashlight

    Titan Plus Keychain Flashlight

    Keychain flashlights, if anyone ever thinks about them in the first place, are not known for their durability. But Surefire decided to go against conventional wisdom and whip up a keychain flashlight that can stand up to almost anything – the Titan Plus, a titanium keychain flashlight that’s described by the company as being “virtually […]

  • Project Sunroof: Google Launches Solar Power Initiative (Video)

    Project Sunroof: Google Launches Solar Power Initiative (Video)

    Most people are probably interested in solar energy in theory, but actually putting it into practice can often seem intimidating or more trouble than it’s worth. In between solving all the other problems of the world, Google recently announced they’re taking on this one too, with what they’re calling Project Sunroof. Basically, Project Sunroof provides […]

  • VHS Camcorder App: Make 2015 Look Like the Golden Age of Video

    VHS Camcorder App: Make 2015 Look Like the Golden Age of Video

    I imagine if you were somehow able to go back in time and show a citizen of 1985 the world we now live in, one of the things they might be struck by the most is how clean and sharp consumer-level video is nowadays. This hypothetical time-traveler might also be amused to learn that we […]

  • Horse Sidecar Bicycle From Horse Cycles (Video)

    Horse Sidecar Bicycle From Horse Cycles (Video)

    The sidecar as it’s generally known is usually attached to the side of a motorcycle, but the people at Horse have come up with a slightly different approach that could make the sidecar a more viable transportation option for people who don’t ride motorcycles (provided they’ve got a few thousand dollars to spend on the […]

  • “Sky Pool” Stretching Across Buildings Ten Stories Up Coming Soon

    “Sky Pool” Stretching Across Buildings Ten Stories Up Coming Soon

    Imagine this: A transparent glass swimming pool stretching 90 feet across two buildings, ten stories up. Architects in previous eras may have thought such a thing impossible, but plans for just such a “sky pool” have been approved for Nine Elms, a ritzy district of London. The sky pool will be constructed from glass only […]