Tech & Gear

  • Glowdeck: A Cord-Free Charging Station

    Glowdeck: A Cord-Free Charging Station

    It’s possible that in the not too distant future we’ll look back at all those cords we used to have to deal with and wonder how we ever did it. Helping to usher in that exciting cordless future is Glowdeck, a charging station, music player, and notification platform that works without any unsightly cords. Glowdeck […]

  • R2-D2 USB Car Charger

    R2-D2 USB Car Charger

    One thing you never see in the Star Wars movies is Luke or Han taking a few minutes to park in front of R2-D2 and charge their smartphones. Seems weird to me, since you know R2-D2 has loads of power underneath his dome, but anyway – now you can do what Luke and company never […]

  • 9 Things You Should Know About Aereo

    9 Things You Should Know About Aereo

    If you live in one of several parts of the United States, it’s possible that you’ve been seeing Facebook ads for a TV streaming service called Aereo recently. It’s also possible you’ve heard about it on the news, since the company’s controversial business model is currently before the United States Supreme Court. But whatever things […]

  • 9 Best Novelty Sleeping Bags

    9 Best Novelty Sleeping Bags

    Camping season is here, but unless you want to sleep in an boring old sleeping bad like some loser, it’s probably time to consider buying a more exciting sleeping bag for your camping needs. Luckily, there’s a whole cottage industry out there of novelty sleeping bags that will make up for any unpleasant sleepover memories […]

  • 9 Coolest Bar Hopping Apps

    9 Coolest Bar Hopping Apps

    The art of bar hopping has changed considerably over the last decade or so. Back in the pre-smartphone days, all you needed for a night bar hopping was plenty of cash and possibly a sick day in the morning. Now, you have all kinds of mobile apps to simplify and enhance the process. Here are […]

  • Amar Stewart Paints Rappers as 17th Century Portraits (Pics)

    Amar Stewart Paints Rappers as 17th Century Portraits (Pics)

      The great painters of the 17th century might have had their good points, but they never had Jay Z or Tupac sitting in front of them as subjects. Artist Amar Stewart has rectified that historical wrong with a new series of paintings featuring famous rappers as they might have been painted back in the […]

  • Philips Norelco 9100 Beard Trimmer (Video)

    Philips Norelco 9100 Beard Trimmer (Video)

    Several months ago, we brought you news of the latest in beard trimmers from Philips. It was the Norelco 9000, which had the distinction of being among the first beard trimmers to use laser-guiding technology for tricky facial hair projects. Now, the Norelco 9000 has spawned a new model, the Philips Norelco 9100. Like the […]

  • Micro 3D Printer

    Micro 3D Printer

    As the science of 3D printing becomes more advanced, it was only a matter of time before “first truly consumer 3D printer” would be born. Small, easy to use, and (relatively) affordable, the Micro brings it all home. According to the people who designed it, the Micro is simple enough for almost anyone to use, […]

  • Sol Republic Relays: Earbuds That “Keep Up With You” (Video)

    Sol Republic Relays: Earbuds That “Keep Up With You” (Video)

    It’s true that earbuds have a lot of advantages, but most of them tend to pop out of your ears with the slightest provocation. And for whatever reason, that tends to be a lot more irritating even than you would think, which is why the new earbuds from Sol Republic might be what you’ve been […]