Tech & Gear

  • Tivoli AudioModel One Radio

    Tivoli AudioModel One Radio

    One very underrated form of home entertainment these days that’s been around longer than almost everything else (except for books and board games) is simply listening to the radio. Even that can be done over the internet, but it’s possible that you crave a more analog experience, and you’re lucky enough to live in a […]

  • Keewifi Router Makes WiFi Simpler

    Keewifi Router Makes WiFi Simpler

    If you’ve ever crashed on anybody’s couch for a couple days and tried to get WiFi access, you know it can range from “no problem” to “ugh this is such a hassle that I’d rather just go two days without checking my Facebook.” But if you find yourself on the couch of somebody with a […]

  • Schoolhouse Electric Leather Clad Flashlight

    Schoolhouse Electric Leather Clad Flashlight

    A flashlight is generally thought of as a purely functional device, and one for which style doesn’t actually matter. But refined gentlemen like the ones reading this know that style always matters. The Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co. knows this too, which is probably why they’ve come out with the Schoolhouse Electric Leather Clad Flashlight, […]

  • LaserWatch: A Wristwatch With A Real Laser (Video)

    LaserWatch: A Wristwatch With A Real Laser (Video)

    Let me make something crystal clear right off the bat: This isn’t about some watch with a laser pointer built in. I’m talking about an actual 1,500-milliwatt laser beam that can pop balloons and cut through plastic. It’s the creation of Patrick Priebe, who has dubbed his invention the LaserWatch. While the LaserWatch can’t cut […]

  • Pyro Fireshooter: Shoot Fireballs At Parties or Job Interviews (Photos)

    Pyro Fireshooter: Shoot Fireballs At Parties or Job Interviews (Photos)

    If you’ve run out of your personal charisma reserves and are looking for another way to boost your profile, you might consider the Pyro Fireshooter from Ellusionist. Pyro is a small device you wear on your wrist that provides the illusion of fire being projected from the wearer’s open palms. I guess all that parental […]

  • Daniel Johnston’s First Public Mural in 20 Years Unveiled (Photos)

    Daniel Johnston’s First Public Mural in 20 Years Unveiled (Photos)

    Even if you don’t know the name “Daniel Johnston,” you’re probably familiar with the Austin, TX artist‘s work, if for no other reason than Kurt Cobain famously wearing a t-shirt bearing his famous Hi, How Are You cover art, which also happens to be a prominent mural near the UT Austin campus. Now, Johnston has […]

  • Shrine Sneaker Duffel Bag

    Shrine Sneaker Duffel Bag

    The average person doesn’t generally have to worry about toting sneakers from place to place, since their feet do a pretty good job of that on their own. But the sneakerhead is not the average person, and he or she might need more storage space than that which is provided by their two feet.  For […]

  • Artist Ivan Hoo’s Incredible Self-Taught Photo-Realism

    Artist Ivan Hoo’s Incredible Self-Taught Photo-Realism

    The painting style of photo-realism generally requires top-flight study in the arts in order to master it, but Singaporean artist Ivan Hoo did so all on his own. You wouldn’t be able to tell from looking at his work, though, which is currently blowing away followers of Hoo’s Instagram account and beyond. Ivan Hoo’s technique, […]

  • Nevo: “The First Minimalist Connected Watch” (Video)

    Nevo: “The First Minimalist Connected Watch” (Video)

    It’s a given fact that smartwatches, while packed with cool features, aren’t generally speaking a triumph of stylish design. But the makers of Nevo are trying to change that, with a product they’re calling “the first minimalist connected watch.” Nevo does the usual smartphone things like bringing you hands-free smartphone notifications and tracking your exercise, […]