Tech & Gear

  • Altimeter Table Clock From Cool Material

    Altimeter Table Clock From Cool Material

    If you’re looking to add a dose of World War II era aviation to your everyday routine (and really, why wouldn’t you?), the Cool Material Shop has an item just for you. It’s the Altimeter Table Clock, but unlike the authentic altimeters they’re crafted from, these pieces tell time, not altitude. The Altimeter Table Clock comes […]

  • ‘Postcards From Google Earth’ by Clement Valla (Pics)

    ‘Postcards From Google Earth’ by Clement Valla (Pics)

    There are times when the world captured by Google Earth looks more like a surreal landscape than the planet as we know it. These are the times captured and celebrated by artist Clement Valla for a project called Postcards From Google Earth. Postcards From Google Earth is an exhibit intended to be seen in art […]

  • Dyson Supersonic Hairdryer

    Dyson Supersonic Hairdryer

    Dyson has been getting some bad press lately thanks to the revelation that their line of high-tech hand driers in bathrooms are like bacterial dirty bombs, spraying all kinds of nasty microbes and germs all over the place whenever they’re used. Luckily they still have a few products that aren’t being used as unintentional biological […]

  • DeWalt Phone: Tool Brand Unveils Rugged, Durable Smartphone

    DeWalt Phone: Tool Brand Unveils Rugged, Durable Smartphone

    The DeWalt brand is known for its tools that are built to hold up under virtually any impact imaginable, with minimal wear and tear. If you’ve ever had to replace a smartphone due to its breaking down under pressure (and who hasn’t?), you can see the appeal of such a brand breaking into the smartphone […]

  • Talkshow: Turn Your Own Communications Into Entertainment

    Talkshow: Turn Your Own Communications Into Entertainment

    Anyone who maintains a social media presence has been in this situation: You’re communicating with someone privately via text, Google Chat, Facebook Messenger, or the like, and you waste a killer one-liner on one person when it deserves to be appreciated by the entire planet. Talkshow is a new app that lets you publicly share […]

  • Sony Glass Sound Speaker is Built Into an LED Lantern

    Sony Glass Sound Speaker is Built Into an LED Lantern

    The people at Sony’s Life Space UX product development arm (which came out with that cool light bulb/speaker a while ago) have now unveiled another combination of audio and light with the Sony Glass Sound Speaker, a completely wireless Bluetooth speaker that’s built into a soft-glowing LED lantern. The Sony Glass Sound Speaker was first […]

  • BULLET Bluetooth 4.1 Earpiece is the World’s Smallest

    BULLET Bluetooth 4.1 Earpiece is the World’s Smallest

    If you used to watch 24 you’ve probably fantasized about being able to put a nearly-invisible earpiece into your ear and receive communications from Chloe and various unhelpful government bureaucrats who want to try to prevent you from doing your job. Now, with the BULLET Bluetooth 4.1 Earpiece from Schatzii, that fantasy is one giant leap […]

  • Crystal Houses From MVRDV (Photos)

    Crystal Houses From MVRDV (Photos)

    Architecture firm MVRDV have unveiled a new construction technique that could change the way storefronts and other retail spaces are thought of around the world. Right now, though, the only example of Crystal Houses in the flesh is in Amsterdam, where a “high-end flagship store” found in the city’s shopping district has a completely transparent […]

  • Anker PowerHouse Compact Portable Generator

    Anker PowerHouse Compact Portable Generator

    There’s a new portable generator on the market that packs an incredible amount of energy into an unbelievably small package. It’s the Anker PowerHouse, a compact portable generator that can generate 400Wh worth of emergency power in a package just 7.9 x 6.5 x 5.7 inches in size. The Anker PowerHouse weighs a generous nine […]

  • Pictar Camera Grip for the iPhone

    Pictar Camera Grip for the iPhone

    If you care about photography and use the camera(s) built into your iPhone, you’re probably familiar with the discrepancy between the image quality possible with the phone’s camera, and the sometimes clunky and simplistic control scheme, compared to a professional grade camera. Pictar is a camera grip specifically designed for the iPhone that was engineered […]