Tech & Gear

  • Automatic Music Censorship Tech Patented by Apple

    Automatic Music Censorship Tech Patented by Apple

    “Censorship” is generally not a very appealing word, but there’s still plenty of money to be made on the process, especially as technology advances to the point where it becomes automatic. Apple has reportedly patented just such an automatic music censorship technology that we may begin to see rolled out in the near future. Apple’s […]

  • DC Originals Tech Collection From Casetify and Colette

    DC Originals Tech Collection From Casetify and Colette

    Just as it sometimes takes a lot of superheroes to conquer a specifically dangerous threat to humanity, it’s taken a lot of cooperative entities to create this DC Originals Tech Collection. DC Comics and its corporate overlord Warner Bros., for one, but also Casetify and Colette have all teamed up to bring us this capsule collection […]

  • OMATA One Analog GPS Speedometer

    OMATA One Analog GPS Speedometer

    There’s no shortage of devices for tracking speed (and distance, and calories burned, and texts received, and Facebook alerts, and on and on and on) while you bike, but most of them contribute to the overall culture of information overload that can be detrimental to exercise. OMATA ONE is a bike speedometer that only focuses on […]

  • THINO: “Faster, Safer, Easier” Charging for Your Devices

    THINO: “Faster, Safer, Easier” Charging for Your Devices

    When you find yourself low on battery life in one of your crucial mobile devices, it’s not always convenient to hook it up to a standard wall charger for various reasons. There are lots of alternatives out there, one of which is THINO, which promises mobile charging on the go that’s faster, safer, and easier […]

  • OLO: “The World’s First Ever Smartphone Printer” (Video)

    OLO: “The World’s First Ever Smartphone Printer” (Video)

    The dream of being able to plug your smartphone into a 3D printer that you can in turn carry around with you has been anticipated since the beginning of the 3D printing era, and now “the world’s first ever smartphone printer” is finally here.  It’s OLO, now in the midst of a Kickstarter campaign with pre-orders […]

  • Viki: Enhanced Wikipedia Browsing for iOS (Video)

    Viki: Enhanced Wikipedia Browsing for iOS (Video)

    If you’re on the internet right now (and if you’re not, please get out of my apartment), I don’t have to tell you how important and useful Wikipedia is. But even at the top there’s always room for improvement, especially in the field of mobile browsing, which is what Viki is for. Viki is an […]

  • ‘Memories of Paintings': Enjoy Some Swirling Colors (Video)

    ‘Memories of Paintings': Enjoy Some Swirling Colors (Video)

    It’s Friday afternoon as I write this, and that means it’s time to enjoy some swirling colors, courtesy of that wondrous invention known as the Friday Internet. This week’s batch of swirling colors is especially swirly and colorful, thanks to artist Thomas Blanchard, who’s used a variety of liquids for his Memories of Paintings. Those […]

  • Rockwell Model T Razor From Rockwell Razors

    Rockwell Model T Razor From Rockwell Razors

    The art of shaving has become inundated with a a lot of gimmicks—extra blades, lubricating strips, vibrating motors, and more, many of which require a regular subscription to keep in proper working order. Rockwell Razors have opted for a simpler approach with their Rockwell Model T Razor. As its name suggests, the Rockwell Model T […]

  • Mifland Rolltop Rucksack: Travel in Luxury

    Mifland Rolltop Rucksack: Travel in Luxury

    Mifland (not to be confused with MILFLand, very different website) is a brand that specializes in premium travel accessories that don’t sacrifice ruggedness or durability for style or comfort. One of their products to turn heads recently is the Mifland Rolltop Rucksack, available in several different varieties. Mifland Rucksacks range in price from $379 all […]