Tech & Gear

  • Watchville: An App for Watch Enthusiasts

    Watchville: An App for Watch Enthusiasts

    Watch collectors are a pretty select group, catered to by an equally select number of brands and pretty much ignored by all other aspects of mainstream culture. But now there’s an app for this sadly oppressed minority – Watchville, which aims to provide watch-heads with up-to-date watch news updates as well as time-related tools like […]

  • #SocialMedium: Frye Art Museum Unveils Internet-Curated Exhibit (Photos)

    #SocialMedium: Frye Art Museum Unveils Internet-Curated Exhibit (Photos)

    The Frye Art Museum in Seattle turned over the curating duties for their latest art exhibit to an unlikely entity: The internet. The name of the exhibit is #SocialMedium, and it worked by allowing an estimated 4000 people who follow the Frye Art Museum on various social networks to vote online on which works would […]

  • ‘The Oakley Book’ Has 200 Pages of Oakley History and Design

    ‘The Oakley Book’ Has 200 Pages of Oakley History and Design

    Eyewear and design brand Oakley has been around since 1975, and in the intervening almost 40 years the company has achieved an impressive body of work. It would cost a lot of time and money for a person to try to collect even a fraction of all the products under the Oakley brand, but The […]

  • Flic: “The Wireless Smart Button” (Video)

    Flic: “The Wireless Smart Button” (Video)

    Jerry Seinfeld used to do a bit that made me laugh and laugh as a kid, the punchline which (and the part that always sent me into laughing paroxysms) was “where the hell is that button?” This joke might have an increased relevance in the coming years thanks to Flic, a product that is billed […]

  • ITS Hypalon Concealment Wallet With Spy-Friendly Pockets

    ITS Hypalon Concealment Wallet With Spy-Friendly Pockets

    The Cold War has been over for decades now, but pop culture has kept the spy fantasy alive and well throughout all that time. Which might be why the ITS Hypalon Concealment Wallet, with its secret compartments filled with bits of safety gear, is such an appealing product. The gear hidden inside the ITS Hypalon […]

  • Tony Hawk Tests Hendo Hoverboard (Video)

    Tony Hawk Tests Hendo Hoverboard (Video)

    In case you were still on the fence about the existence of real hoverboards, skate legend Tony Hawk has taken a Hendo Hoverboard for a test run and shared the results with the whole world. And unlike Hawk’s previous association with a hoverboard that ended up being a Funny or Die hoax, this time it’s […]

  • EDC Ink Pens: Never Be Without a Pen

    EDC Ink Pens: Never Be Without a Pen

    Back in the pre-digital era, it was more commonplace to see pens in every pocket, just in case. Now, that habit has probably dropped down a bit statistically, but there are still plenty of occasions when you might need a pen. If you want to be prepared for just those occasions, there are the EDC […]

  • Henry Graves Supercomplication Pocket Watch Sells for $24.4 Million

    Henry Graves Supercomplication Pocket Watch Sells for $24.4 Million

    The Henry Graves Supercomplication timepiece by Patek Philippe might look like a typical—if unusually busy and ornate—pocket watch, but actually it’s the holder of a couple of newly set world records. The first is for the number of complications found in the watch (“complications” being a technical term in watchmaking that refers to any function […]

  • 9 Crazy Internet Facts

    9 Crazy Internet Facts

    I believe it was Justin Timberlake who said (and I’m paraphrasing here) “first we lived outdoors, then we moved into cities, now we live on the internet.” But even though we live on the internet now, there are still plenty of surprising facts out there about our home that most of us knew nothing about. […]