Tech & Gear

  • Emberlight: Turn Any Light Bulb Smart

    Emberlight: Turn Any Light Bulb Smart

    Smart light bulbs are pretty big right now, and as technology grows they will only get more popular. But the makers of Emberlight have a different solution for those who crave more energy efficient lighting: Emberlight, an accessory which attaches to any dimmable light bulb and turns it into a smart bulb. Emberlight fits in […]

  • Samsung Announces Galaxy Alpha Smartphone UK Release

    Samsung Announces Galaxy Alpha Smartphone UK Release

    Months have gone by since rumors about the next Samsung smartphone have started picking up speed, and now the company has finally made an official announcement regarding their next move in the smartphone game: The Samsung Galaxy Alpha. The Samsung Galaxy Alpha’s chief selling point at this stage is its metal frame, which makes it […]

  • OM/ONE Levitating Bluetooth Speaker (Video)

    OM/ONE Levitating Bluetooth Speaker (Video)

    On the list of impressive things for speakers to do, “levitate” would have to be close to the top. Now it’s a reality, with the OM/ONE levitating Bluetooth speaker, billed as the first of its kind by Om Audio. The OM/ONE is equipped with an array of features that you’d expect from a cutting-edge piece […]

  • Murder Suspect Asked Siri for Help Hiding Body

    Murder Suspect Asked Siri for Help Hiding Body

    Here’s a piece of tech news that you will hopefully never have any use for. Apparently the iPhone’s famous Siri can help you hide a dead body. Murder suspect Pedro Bravo learned this after he allegedly strangled his roommate and then, according to prosecutors, told Siri “I need to hide my roommate.” Siri, apparently aware […]

  • 9 Things You Need To Know About Google Cardboard

    9 Things You Need To Know About Google Cardboard

    A few weeks ago, Google announced their latest piece of tech hardware. But instead of being a cutting-edge, high-tech gadget, it was a simple piece of cardboard that the user is supposed to make him or herself, provided they have the necessary items. It’s called Google Cardboard, and it takes the normally exclusive club of […]

  • The HP-01: A Smartwatch From 1977 (Photos)

    The HP-01: A Smartwatch From 1977 (Photos)

    We’re in the midst of the very early stages of the smartwatch era, but it’s recently become known that that era actually began almost 40 years ago. It’s the HP-01, developed by engineers at Hewlett-Packard, and an exclusive prototype of the never-released watch is now on eBay. The HP-01 has an incredible array of features […]

  • Polaroid Cube Camera (Video)

    Polaroid Cube Camera (Video)

    New from Polaroid, it’s a “lifestyle action camera” that’s designed to be like the quirky version of a GoPro. It’s the Polaroid Cube, a small cube-shaped camera with a magnet attached to the bottom so it can stick to myriad metal surfaces while it takes the photos you can’t get with a normal camera or […]

  • FoldPot: The Plant Pot That Grows With The Plant

    FoldPot: The Plant Pot That Grows With The Plant

    You put a plant in a pot, then the plant grew too big for the size of the pot, so you have to get a new pot. As horrifying as this sounds, it or something like it happens approximately 415 times every day.* Which is why the FoldPot is such a godsend for anyone who […]

  • ‘National Geographic Traveler’ Photography Contest Winners (Photos)

    ‘National Geographic Traveler’ Photography Contest Winners (Photos)

      The 2014 National Geographic Traveler photography contest winners have been announced, and as you’ll soon see (if you haven’t already), they’re a very strong bunch of photos. The first place award went to “Independence Day,” and it’s unquestionably the best of the bunch, showing a supercell storm in Colorado from a seemingly impossible vantage […]

  • Yardstash III Storage Tent

    Yardstash III Storage Tent

    There’s something vaguely ominous about the phrase “storage tent.”  It brings to mind some kind of hastily-erected government installation like the one at the end of the movie ET. So maybe it would be better if you just called it a Yardstash. The Yardstash III is a 74-inch wide, 65-inch tall, and 30-inch deep storage […]