Tech & Gear

  • Drone Waiters Serve Diners in Singapore Restaurant (Photos)

    Drone Waiters Serve Diners in Singapore Restaurant (Photos)

    Drones often get a bad rap in the media for their participation in cold, inhumane methods of warfare or spying on innocent citizens, but they can be put to less sinister uses too. Take, for example, drone waiters, which were recently seen in action at Singapore’s Timbre @ Substation. Timbre @ Substation’s drone waiters weren’t […]

  • Bond Handwriting Robot Automates Handwritten Letters (Video)

    Bond Handwriting Robot Automates Handwritten Letters (Video)

    When was the last time you received a handwritten letter? Now, think back even further and try to remember the last time you got a handwritten letter from someone who wasn’t related to you. It was nice, right? And now, the Bond Handwriting Robot is taking that warm, fuzzy feeling and handing it over to capable […]

  • Machine Era Wallet Solid Brass Edition (Photos)

    Machine Era Wallet Solid Brass Edition (Photos)

    If you’re looking for an unorthodox take on the traditional wallet, the new Machine Era Wallet Solid Brass Edition could be just the thing you’re looking for. The people at Machine Era went back to the fundamentals of wallet design and rethought practically every aspect of conventional wisdom on the subject, starting with the material that […]

  • Striker Folding Knife Designed by Skateboarder Geoff Rowley

    Striker Folding Knife Designed by Skateboarder Geoff Rowley

    I guess for professional skateboarders, options get a bit limited when you reach a certain age. For Geoff Rowley, that means expanding his brand from signature skate shoes for Vans and other skate-related endeavors to designing a new knife for Civilware Service. It’s the Striker Folding Knife, a stylish and compact cutting tool. My instinct […]

  • High There!: The Dating App for Marijuana Enthusiasts

    High There!: The Dating App for Marijuana Enthusiasts

    Marijuana has its share of positive side-effects, but abundant socializing isn’t one of them. It can be hard to meet people when everything in your apartment is just as entertaining as anything outside, which is why High There! is such a great idea for an app. The logline for it is “Tinder for pot heads,” […]

  • Elastic Precision Rubber Band Guns (Video)

    Elastic Precision Rubber Band Guns (Video)

    The rubber band gun is a relic from a different time, when little kids liked to play cowboys & Indians and westerns were all over TV and the big screen. But they’re still around and Etsy retailer Elastic Precision is making them in a much more elaborate fashion than the usual couple pieces of wood […]

  • Eero: WiFi for Every Area of Your House

    Eero: WiFi for Every Area of Your House

    It won’t be too long now before we look back at the years we spent trying to use WiFi with a single router no matter the size of the home or office and laugh, kind of like we do at clunky car phones or pagers now in 2015. For proof, I offer Eero, a new […]