Tech & Gear

  • First Apple Watch Commercial Drops (Video)

    First Apple Watch Commercial Drops (Video)

    Almost as exciting as any given new Apple product is the advertising for said product, and we now have our first characteristically bouncy commercial for the new Apple Watch. The first Apple Watch commercial recently hit the internet, and gives a closer look at the watch and what it can do. The first Apple Watch […]

  • ResearchKit Apps Turn Your iPhone Into a Medical Researcher

    ResearchKit Apps Turn Your iPhone Into a Medical Researcher

    A lot of stuff got dropped on top of consumers’ heads during Apple’s big press event today, but it would be a shame if ResearchKit didn’t get its due in the attention department. That’s because it’s a family of apps, akin to health or fitness trackers, that can contribute your personal health data to larger […]

  • Apple MacBook: New Model is Thinner, Lighter Than Ever (Photos)

    Apple MacBook: New Model is Thinner, Lighter Than Ever (Photos)

    As you’re probably already aware if you’ve logged onto Twitter or Facebook, there was another big Apple press event today, launching several new Apple products and initiatives. One of the coolest is the new Apple MacBook, which took an already lightweight computer and made it even more compact and portable, with a few other improvements to […]

  • ‘Vanishing Spirits’ Turns Whiskey Residue Into Art (Photos)

    ‘Vanishing Spirits’ Turns Whiskey Residue Into Art (Photos)

    You might be familiar with what happens to whiskey glasses when you leave them un-rinsed overnight – the residue can make a weird pattern on the bottom of the glass. It’s this phenomenon that serves as the inspiration for Vanishing Spirits, an art series that ups the ante on what goes on in your kitchen overnight with […]

  • Salt Sailing Concept Yacht From Lujac Desautel

    Salt Sailing Concept Yacht From Lujac Desautel

    If everybody who owns a yacht is secretly harboring a sailing fantasy, and everybody who still sails probably wishes they had a yacht on the weekends. Freelance designer Lujac Desautel has dreamed up a way to please both parties with one craft, a concept sailing yacht called Salt. Named for the heyday of sailing when […]

  • Lockheed Martin Tests Laser Weapon, Disables Truck From a Mile Away

    Lockheed Martin Tests Laser Weapon, Disables Truck From a Mile Away

    When I was a little kid, I was obsessed with laser guns – they always seemed much cooler to me than their real-world, kind of depressing bullet-firing counterparts, and anything from Star Wars was automatically cool anyway. So my childhood self is pretty pleased with the recent news that Lockheed Martin has successfully disabled a truck with a […]

  • Cleartones: A New Approach to Ringtones

    Cleartones: A New Approach to Ringtones

    Ringtones have been around for decades now, but they still leave a lot to be desired as far as their primary function. Most of them are still pretty irritating, to others if not to the person who programmed it on their phone, and most people just stick with their phone’s default ringtones which leads to […]

  • Kairos Mechanical Smartwatch Hybrid

    Kairos Mechanical Smartwatch Hybrid

    Watch fans have probably been waking up in a cold sweat for the last couple years, over the prospect of personality and craftsmanship free smartwatches that emphasize user interface and convenience over the more subtle pleasures of a traditional timepiece. But all that time they spent worrying turns out to have been wasted, with the […]