Tech & Gear

  • Sony Rolls Out PlayStation TV in North America

    Sony Rolls Out PlayStation TV in North America

    While Japanese users have had access to PlayStation TV since November of 2013, only recently has Sony announced a wider release for the microconsole. It’s essentially a non-portable version of Sony’s PlayStation Vita, but with a feature that some are saying constitutes a killer app.  It’s called Remote Play, and it will let you stream […]

  • ESEE Knives Izula Gear Wallet Survival Kit

    ESEE Knives Izula Gear Wallet Survival Kit

    If you’ve lived a typical life, it’s probably true that it’s never depended on your wallet, at least not in the literal sense of “I would be dead right now if it weren’t for my wallet.” But if you’re more on the adventurous side, it’s possible that the Izula Gear Wallet Kit from ESEE Knives […]

  • Computer Program Passes Turing Test for First Time

    Computer Program Passes Turing Test for First Time

    The Turing test is an assessment of a computer program’s ability to imitate the intelligence of a human being in a text-based chat. It was established way back in 1950, but no computer has ever cracked it, until now. The actual mechanics of the Turing test are (as you might imagine) fairly complicated, but the […]

  • Moschino Melted Ice Cream iPhone Case by Jeremy Scott

    Moschino Melted Ice Cream iPhone Case by Jeremy Scott

    Designer Jeremy Scott is in the thick of a stint with luxury brand Moschino. His latest design for the brand is an iPhone case that looks like a melting chocolate ice cream novelty, complete with wooden stick. It’s hard to imagine anyone actually using an iPhone case that looks like a melting chocolate ice cream, […]

  • TIK: “The World’s Leanest Keychain”

    TIK: “The World’s Leanest Keychain”

    If you stop and think about it, keychains are kind of a pain. We’re just used to dealing with them because we think there’s no better way to hold all of our keys. Daniel Farkas thinks differently, and is trying to get his TIK keychain off the ground via Kickstarter. TIK is billed as “the […]

  • Sony SmartBand (Pics and Video)

    Sony SmartBand (Pics and Video)

      It’s very clear by now that the next generation of smart technology will include a strong emphasis on physical fitness. Now Sony is getting into this fitness racket with the SmartBand, a fitness tracker designed to work with Sony and other Android mobile devices. The Sony SmartBand offers the usual fitness-tracking features, as well […]

  • Haiku Smart Fan From Big Ass Fans

    Haiku Smart Fan From Big Ass Fans

    If you thought your ceiling fan was save from the wheels of progress, think again. Fan company Big Ass Fans have unveiled the Haiku, a ceiling fan equipped with technology known as “SenseME” that makes it much smarter than that moron you’ve got spinning above your bed. The Haiku’s SenseME tech is billed as doing […]

  • 9 Best Home Security Cameras

    9 Best Home Security Cameras

    Is there anyone in your life who has stuck with you the way your stuff has? Think about it. Your stuff is probably the most dependable entity that you know, so it makes sense that you’d want to protect it. One way to do that is by getting a surveillance camera. If you’re interested in […]

  • Apple Reveals iOS 8

    Apple Reveals iOS 8

    At the Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, Apple lifted the curtain on the new iOS 8, an operating system for Apple devices like the iPhone and iPad that will emphasize health and home through two long-rumored but now confirmed pieces of software. Those would be HealthKit and HomeKit. HealthKit is iOS 8 software for tracking […]

  • Coca-Cola UK HQ Redesign by MoreySmith

    Coca-Cola UK HQ Redesign by MoreySmith

    When it comes to companies with a bold and distinctive visual history, Coca-Cola is pretty much the top of the heap. So a redesign of the brand’s UK corporate HQ presented a unique challenge to architect Linda Morey-Smith and her firm MoreySmith. The result is yet another corporate headquarters that looks like it makes showing […]