Tech & Gear

  • U-Boat U-51 Chimera Watch

    U-Boat U-51 Chimera Watch

    Looking for a classy yet sturdy timepiece for your wrist? Consider the U-Boat U-51 Chimera. Unlike its name, which suggests some kind of secret agent gadgetry, it’s just a really nice watch. Nothing more.  Nothing less. Cased in either silver stainless steel, bronze, or bronze with black PVD steel, the U-51 Chimera is powered by […]

  • Döttling Liberty Barcelona Watch Safe

    Döttling Liberty Barcelona Watch Safe

    The famous Barcelona chair, with its distinctive black padding, is recognizable even if you’ve never heard the name. Unveiled in 1929, the chair has been an iconic piece of furniture design ever since. Commemorating the famous chair is Döttling, who are producing 29 (1929? Get it?) Liberty Barcelona watch safes. The safes are all outfitted […]

  • “Designed To Win” Custom Running Shoe Made With 3D Printer (Video)

    “Designed To Win” Custom Running Shoe Made With 3D Printer (Video)

    Here’s a story that might seem too crazy to be true. A French Ph.D. student has developed a running shoethat can be produced with a “3D printer.”  For those unfamiliar with the capabilities of a 3D printer, it is a printer that is able to construct solid matter in the way that a traditional printer […]

  • Girard-Perregaux Tourbillon With Three Gold Bridges Watch

    Girard-Perregaux Tourbillon With Three Gold Bridges Watch

    The Swiss watchmaking company Girard Perregaux have come out with their new Tourbillon watch, and many watch enthusiasts are saying that it represents the peak of their 152-year tradition of craftsmanship. The Tourbillon is distinguished by the three gold bridges in the center of the dial. Other features of the watch include anti-glare sapphire crystals, […]

  • Zaha Hadid Limited Edition Z-Boat

    Zaha Hadid Limited Edition Z-Boat

    The name of Zaha Hadid should be familiar to anyone interested in the world of architecture. And his latest project is one of his most impressive yet – it’s the Z-Boat, a sleek and futuristic motorboat for London art dealer Kenny Schachter. Made from fiberglass and carbon fiber, the Z-Boat has a polygonal appearance that […]

  • 2012 Chopard Mille Miglia GMT Chrono Watch

    2012 Chopard Mille Miglia GMT Chrono Watch

    Watchmakers at Chopard have unveiled the next watch in their Mille Miglia line, the GMT Chrono. They come out with a new Mille Miglia model every year, and their latest is another in a long tradition of racing-style watches. Even the watchband has a racing motif thanks to a distinct tire-tread design, which can be […]

  • Ventura Sparc MGS Watch (Video)

    Ventura Sparc MGS Watch (Video)

    Normally in the world of wristwatches you have to choose between the convenience of a digital display, and the features and intricate mechanics of analog. That is no longer the case, thanks to the new Sparc MGS from Ventura. The bright and clear liquid crystal display shows 12 digits and has an LED light for […]

  • Giant 160-Inch Curved Screen Racing Simulator (Video)

    Giant 160-Inch Curved Screen Racing Simulator (Video)

    Even if you’re not into video games OR Formula One racing, you’ll have to admit that this is a pretty cool piece of hardware. As you can see from the above photo, the giant curved screen designed for Formula One racing simulations allows for an immersive experience in the way that playing a video game […]

  • Nixon Leopard Watch Collection

    Nixon Leopard Watch Collection

    Nixon has just unveiled its new watch collection, and in addition to having a pretty unique look, there’s also an interesting technological process involved in their production; each watch in the collection was designed through an exclusive process that imprints the acetate with unique and natural patterns, akin to a leopard’s spots. This means each […]

  • Digg Sold For Just $500,000

    Digg Sold For Just $500,000

    Web aggregator Digg was sort of like the Reddit of its day, with huge amounts of visitors that the site would send funneling into various corners of the internet that could crash servers and make millions of dollars, has reached a very unceremonious conclusion. The once-mighty website has been sold to a web company called […]