Tech & Gear

  • Crystal Creation Nikon Model I for Some Reason

    Crystal Creation Nikon Model I for Some Reason

    Today in “why,” camera brand Nikon and crystal maker Swarovski have collaborated on a replica of the Nikon Model I made entirely from Swarovski crystals. It’s called the Crystal Creation Nikon Model I, and no, before you even think about it, it’s not a functioning camera. The answer to that “why” question is a simple […]

  • Natilus: Commercial Delivery Drone Half the Size and Cost of a 747

    Natilus: Commercial Delivery Drone Half the Size and Cost of a 747

    We’re still in an era of drone technology development in which they’re thought of as being small, mostly handheld devices. But if delivery by drone is really going to take off, unmanned crafts comparable in size to cargo ships and planes are going to become a necessary reality, a reality represented in part by the […]

  • Uvolt Watch: The Watch That Charges Your Phone

    Uvolt Watch: The Watch That Charges Your Phone

    Watches are expected to do almost as much as phones are these days, so it makes sense to have a watch that can chip in and keep your phone working smoothly. Enter the Uvolt Watch, a minimalist analog watch with a removable 600 mAh battery that you can use to charge your phone in those […]

  • AmazonFresh Pickup: Groceries Delivered to Your Car (Video)

    AmazonFresh Pickup: Groceries Delivered to Your Car (Video)

    Grocery delivery services are so hot right now, but there are some people for whom they’re not ideal. For instance, let’s say you want to get your grocery shopping done while you’re out of the house and won’t be home to accept delivery.  Or maybe you just feel like getting out of the house for […]

  • Facebook Stories: New FB App Update Aims for Snapchat Action

    Facebook Stories: New FB App Update Aims for Snapchat Action

    You know a social media platform is popular when other popular social media platforms seek to emulate it, and we’ve been seeing this phenomenon in action for years now with regards to the success of Snapchat. The latest example is Facebook Stories, a blatant attempt by Facebook to incorporate Snapchat’s most popular features into its […]

  • ZeTime: “World’s First Smartwatch with Hands Over Touchscreen

    ZeTime: “World’s First Smartwatch with Hands Over Touchscreen

    As technology continues to march on and innovation continues to spread, the bar on being the first product in the world to do a certain thing gets higher and higher. And that bar has been raised once more with the unveiling of ZeTime, billed by its makers at MyKronoz as the “world’s first smartwatch with […]

  • Letto dayBed for Pampered Dogs

    Letto dayBed for Pampered Dogs

    I’m no economist but I’m pretty sure that if you have a daybed, you’re doing okay. And that’s 1000 percent truer if you also happen to be a dog, a species which is known to be able to fall asleep in mounds of its own filth. But that didn’t stop luxury pet brand MiaCara (Italian […]

  • Hobo Coins Based on Depression-Era Designs

    Hobo Coins Based on Depression-Era Designs

    The Great Depression was also the golden age of the yegg, traveling vagabonds also known as hobos. Back in those days, one of the most prevalent pastimes for hobos was the engraving of US coins with personal designs.  Coins that received this treatment have somewhat ironically gone onto become valuable collectors’ items. Now, artist Chris […]