Tech & Gear

  • 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 […]

  • Zepp Golf Sensor: 360-Degree Swing Analysis

    Zepp Golf Sensor: 360-Degree Swing Analysis

    A golf sensor can be a great way to analyze your swing and ultimately improve your game, but some of them can be a bit clunky and require you to compromise your club by attaching some device or another to it. Luckily, there’s Zepp, which works in a less obtrusive fashion, operating with a small […]

  • The Beddit Sleep Monitor by Misfit

    The Beddit Sleep Monitor by Misfit

    The proliferation of smartphones has ushered in the sleep monitor.  Generally, it’s an app that uses the sensors of your phone to analyze your overnight sleep patterns in the hopes of helping you get a better night’s rest. But Misfit has come up with a sleep monitor that’s a lot more advanced: The Beddit. The […]

  • 9 Cool Beach Accessories Every Guy Must Have

    9 Cool Beach Accessories Every Guy Must Have

    Summer is peak beach season, and you know what that means: It’s time to accessorize. The combination of water, sand, and sun might not seem ideal for a lot of gadgets and hardware, but nevertheless there are a ton of beach-related accessories out there for you to try out. Here are nine of the most […]

  • Smuggle Contraband With the Spy Bolt

    Smuggle Contraband With the Spy Bolt

    You never know when you’re going to have to get sensitive materials across enemy lines. One time-tested way to do that is to hide it in an innocuous-looking container that can pass a cursory inspection without being noticed. But where the spies of old probably had to make their own smuggle-gadgets, you can buy a […]

  • Normal Earphones: Custom Earphones Shaped by Your Ears (Video)

    Normal Earphones: Custom Earphones Shaped by Your Ears (Video)

    Amateur detectives have always known that no two individual’s ears are shaped quite the same way. With that in mind, it’s actually a little bit ridiculous that earphone manufacturers have been churning out so many pairs of identically-sized earphones and expecting them to work for all of us. If you’ve ever used earbuds, you probably […]

  • Apple Hiring Former Nike Personnel for iWatch?

    Apple Hiring Former Nike Personnel for iWatch?

    The Apple iWatch, the existence of which hasn’t even been confirmed by Apple as of yet, is nevertheless a hot source of speculation in the tech world. The latest piece of information comes from a report by 9to5Mac, which involves a couple of key figures having been rescued from Nike and put to work on […]

  • 11+ World Clock (Video)

    11+ World Clock (Video)

    In this day and age, finding out the time in another time zone is a simple matter of checking your phone (even flip phones usually have some kind of world clock programmed into them). So any new world clock design would need to have some kind of novel approach to be worth your attention.  And […]