Tech & Gear

  • 65″ Rollable Display Demonstrated by LG (Video)

    65″ Rollable Display Demonstrated by LG (Video)

    CES 2018 is seeing a lot of exciting tech developments, but one of the demonstrations that would seem the most incredible to all of us only a few years ago has to be the 65″ Rollable Display from LG. As its name suggests, the display can be rolled and modified in size and shape to accommodate the […]

  • ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ Coming to the New York Historical Society

    ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ Coming to the New York Historical Society

    After lighting up wands at the British Museum an exhibition all about the Harry Potter franchise and its connection to the folkloric history of magic is coming to the New York Historical Society. It’s called Harry Potter: A History of Magic, and it’s joined by a companion book entitled Harry Potter: A Journey Through a History of Magic (good luck keeping […]

  • Nissan Brain to Vehicle Technology (Video)

    Nissan Brain to Vehicle Technology (Video)

    For this year’s CES event, Nissan has purportedly developed technology that would seem like science fiction not too long ago. At some point it will probably be called “CogniDrive” or something snazzy like that, but for now it just goes by the moniker of Nissan Brain to Vehicle Technology.  Nissan Brain to Vehicle Technology, as the […]

  • Your Streaming Consumption: AT&T Releases Streaming Calculator

    Your Streaming Consumption: AT&T Releases Streaming Calculator

    With the repeal of net neutrality regulations in the United States, it’s difficult to impossible to read into this online gadget without a little bit of sinister significance. Still, AT&T’s new Your Streaming Consumption calculator is nevertheless a good way to put the 21st century scourge of binge-watching into a new temporal perspective. Your Streaming Consumption lets […]

  • Stories Everywhere: Snapchat Introducing Browser-Friendly Feature

    Stories Everywhere: Snapchat Introducing Browser-Friendly Feature

    Snapchat’s social media dominance is currently restricted to smartphones, but a new feature will represent the brand’s attempt to infringe upon the all too precious computer browser time most of us spend browsing Facebook and Twitter. It will reportedly be called Stories Everywhere.  Snapchat Stories Everywhere will allow users to upload their Story content through web […]

  • Zanco Tiny T1: The World’s Smallest Functional Cell Phone

    Zanco Tiny T1: The World’s Smallest Functional Cell Phone

    I’ve alluded to it many times on this site and elsewhere, so I guess once more won’t hurt: Remember Derek Zoolander’s absurdly small cell phone? That gag came from a time when cell phones seemed to get smaller and smaller (rather than the opposite), but now it has once again come true in the form […]

  • G-Shock Red Out Collection Celebrates 35th Anniversary

    G-Shock Red Out Collection Celebrates 35th Anniversary

    There used to be a time not so long ago when we covered G-Shock products pretty extensively on this site. Then, like two young lovers, we drifted apart, but we’re giving the whole thing one last try in honor of the 35th anniversary of the Casio G-Shock brand, an occasion that is also being observed […]

  • Caliburger FACE: Burger Chain Introduces Face-Based Payment Kiosk (Video)

    Caliburger FACE: Burger Chain Introduces Face-Based Payment Kiosk (Video)

    You’ve heard “my face is my livelihood,” and apparently in the future everyone’s face will be their burgerhood. Worldwide burger chain Caliburger has unveiled what they call FACE at their Pasadena location, and the Caliburger FACE kiosk lets customers pay for their food by identifying themselves facially. In order to use Caliburger FACE technology, customers first have […]