Tech & Gear

  • 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 […]

  • 9 Reasons Every Guy Should Own A GoPro

    9 Reasons Every Guy Should Own A GoPro

    By this time, if you haven’t heard of GoPro, it’s because you’ve either been in a coma for the last couple years or because you’ve been trapped beneath a rock after a bad hiking accident. But you still might be on the fence about actually getting one. To help you take the plunge on what […]

  • Rate the Natural World With the RootsRated App (Video)

    Rate the Natural World With the RootsRated App (Video)

    The internet is full of sites and apps that are designed to let you keep track of what you consume through ratings and diary entries—GoodReads for books, Letterboxd for films, RateYourMusic for…I believe that one is for music, etc.—but the natural beauty of Earth has been mostly left out, save the occasional Yelp listing. Now, […]

  • Keep Your House Healthy With WallyHome (Video)

    Keep Your House Healthy With WallyHome (Video)

    Owning a home is a daunting task for many reasons, but chief among them is how many terrible things can happen out of sight (and out of mind, until the problem becomes too big to stay hidden). But a new gadget can keep your aware of at least some of the issues that can turn […]

  • Rado HyperChrome Touch Dual Timer Watch (Video)

    Rado HyperChrome Touch Dual Timer Watch (Video)

    BaselWorld 2014 was a few months ago, but the treasures it offered to watch lovers around the world are still being sifted through now. One of those treasures is the Rado HyperChrome Touch Dual Timer, a watch billed as “the first ceramic touch watch with two time zones.” Despite not having a screen to speak […]

  • Simeon Georgiev Imagines Robots by Givenchy (Pics)

    Simeon Georgiev Imagines Robots by Givenchy (Pics)

    If Simeon Georgiev’s name seems familiar to you, it’s probably because you remember his robotic Nike project from a while back. Now, the artist has returned for another round of futuristic robotic style, this one as a tribute to Givenchy. The project is called Givenchy “Robotics,” and it imagines what it would look like if […]