Tech & Gear

  • Soverin: New Privacy-Oriented Email Service

    Soverin: New Privacy-Oriented Email Service

    Gmail is the default go-to email client of choice these days, but it places a very low premium on privacy, as evidenced by the weirdly specific advertisements you’ll see online that seem to be inspired by your supposedly private emails. But there’s a new game in town, for people who want their emails to be […]

  • ‘The Night Cafe': Virtual Reality Vincent van Gogh Tribute (Video)

    ‘The Night Cafe': Virtual Reality Vincent van Gogh Tribute (Video)

    One might look at a painting by Vincent van Gogh and wish that they could step into the painting and walk around. Now, you can come as close as possible to doing that for real, thanks to The Night Cafe, a new virtual reality experience created by Mac Cauley and based on van Gogh’s painting Le Café de […]

  • SipaBoard: “Jet-Propelled, Self-Inflating, Smart Paddleboard”

    SipaBoard: “Jet-Propelled, Self-Inflating, Smart Paddleboard”

    The paddleboard has always carried with it a connotation of rugged outdoorsmanship and separation from modern conveniences, but now you can go paddle boarding with the aid of your wireless devices. It’s the SipaBoard, a “jet-propelled, self-inflating, smart paddleboard” now in the very tail-end of its fundraising phase on Kickstarter. The SipaBoard’s jet propulsion system not […]

  • Mophie Juice Pack H2PRO Case for iPhone 6

    Mophie Juice Pack H2PRO Case for iPhone 6

    Your iPhone 6 battery woes might just be a thing of the past, if you’re willing to cough up about $130 for the new Mophie Juice Pack H2PRO. The latest iPhone case from Mophie will also protect your iPhone 6 from damaging elements (primarily water), so it might just be a worthy upgrade for users […]

  • Smartflower POP All-in-One Solar Power System

    Smartflower POP All-in-One Solar Power System

    If all goes according to plan, the future will continue to get more and more solar-powered. But there’s only so much a typical homeowner can do to get on board – covering your roof in solar panels might be prohibitively expensive, with no guarantee they’d pay for themselves in short order. But Smartflower POP is an alternative […]

  • Fondazione Prada Milan Headquarters Unveiled (Photos)

    Fondazione Prada Milan Headquarters Unveiled (Photos)

    Fondazione Prada (Italian for Prada Foundation) is an offshoot of the Prada brand dedicated to inspiring artists and generally enriching the world through culture. The foundation has recently given the public a look at its brand new 205,000 square foot headquarters in Milan, and it’s definitely a unique space. The child of Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli, […]

  • Tesla Powerwall Home Battery

    Tesla Powerwall Home Battery

    The biggest question for us as the human race going forward is something like “where the heck are we going to get all the energy we need?” I certainly don’t know, which is why I’m glad there are companies like Tesla around, who recently introduced the Tesla Powerwall, a battery that can more efficiently power an […]

  • The Attachment Shovel: Myriad Tools Built Into a Shovel

    The Attachment Shovel: Myriad Tools Built Into a Shovel

    There are a lot of things you can do with a shovel – you can dig a hole, you can move coal from one pile into a furnace, you can smack home intruders in the back of the head. But even the sturdiest shovel can’t compete with The Attachment Shovel by Urban Tactical. This thing can charge […]

  • Blue Origin Unveils First Rocket Test Launch (Video)

    Blue Origin Unveils First Rocket Test Launch (Video)

    When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that he was going to start a private space rocket company, there were probably a lot of people who scoffed or thought to themselves that he couldn’t do it. Well, the joke’s on all of Bezos’ ex-girlfriends now, because his space rocket company Blue Origin recently released video of their first rocket […]

  • Man of the World Travel Toothbrush Holder

    Man of the World Travel Toothbrush Holder

    The question of what to do with your toothbrush when you’re on the road is a tough one, but Man of the World has come up with an answer that’s both effective and, weirdly, kind of cool-looking. It’s the Man of the World Travel Toothbrush Holder, which will keep those bristles germ-free while your toothbrush languishes […]