Tech & Gear

  • 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 […]

  • Executive Building Brick Set: 24K Gold-Plated LEGO Knockoffs

    Executive Building Brick Set: 24K Gold-Plated LEGO Knockoffs

    You’re a high-powered executive who wants to send two simultaneous messages to anyone who steps into your office: That you are a fun, laid-back guy who still likes to play with toys, and that you are wealthy beyond their meager ability to imagine it. For you, there’s really only one option for the executive toy […]

  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Unveiled

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Unveiled

    New from Samsung, it’s the first smartphone from the brand to be made entirely from metal and glass, no mico SD slot, and no removable battery. It’s the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, and those few aforementioned features are from the only aspects of this phone that make it an exciting next step in the evolution of […]

  • Tommy Bates Puts ‘The Simpsons’ Characters in Streetwear Brands (Pics)

    Tommy Bates Puts ‘The Simpsons’ Characters in Streetwear Brands (Pics)

    Streetwear brands continue to be a fount of inspiration for artists and illustrators everywhere. That includes Tommy Bates, who for his latest project has also been inspired by another perennial cultural heavyweight – The Simpsons. And the thing about cartoon characters is they’re almost always wearing the same clothes, so this is a pretty cool marriage of […]

  • #HYPERREALCG: Totally Realistic Computer-Generated Images (Pics)

    #HYPERREALCG: Totally Realistic Computer-Generated Images (Pics)

    We all know that computer generated imagery is getting more and more advanced and realistic by the day. Even so, most people probably think they can tell a computer generated image from a “real” one, especially if they have plenty of time to concentrate on it. But #HYPERREALCG is a new website  curated by David OReilly & Kim […]