Tech & Gear

  • Amazon Echo Voice-Controlled Sound System (Video)

    Amazon Echo Voice-Controlled Sound System (Video)

    The new all-in-one sound system from Amazon might appear at first to have yet another meaningless, impressionistic name, but actually the Amazon Echo‘s name is quite descriptive. Like a natural echo, all you have to do to activate it is call out in the right direction, even from across the room. And it’s not just […]

  • Cocoon: “The World’s Smartest Home Security” (Video)

    Cocoon: “The World’s Smartest Home Security” (Video)

    A new home security system is capitalizing on the desire that some people must have to just wrap themselves up in a cocoon. That desire also inspired the name of the device – Cocoon, which is billed by its makers as “The World’s Smartest Home Security.” Cocoon works through technology called SUBSOUND, which can sense […]

  • Uboat Worx HP Sport Sub 2 Luxury Submarine

    Uboat Worx HP Sport Sub 2 Luxury Submarine

    If you loved the Uboat Worx HP Sport Sub, you’re going to go absolutely bonkers over the Uboat Worx HP Sport Sub 2. It’s the luxury vehicle for when life above the water just seems too boring or pedestrian to cope with, so you can cruise around the bottom of the sea in style and […]

  • Jawbone UP System Fitness Trackers (Video)

    Jawbone UP System Fitness Trackers (Video)

    The latest company to get on board the wearable fitness technology train is Jawbone, which has unveiled a new line of fitness trackers known collectively as the Jawbone UP System. The UP System includes wearable gadgets like the UP Move, the UP24, and the UP3, the latter billed as “the world’s most advanced tracker.” All […]

  • Luxe: On-Demand Valet Parking App Now Servicing San Francisco

    Luxe: On-Demand Valet Parking App Now Servicing San Francisco

    Valet parking is one of the great underrated luxuries of our times. To some it might seem like a decadent luxury, but anyone who’s ever been lucky enough to use a valet service knows how convenient it can be. And the makers of a new app are trying to expand the valet experience from fancy […]

  • Bronze Air Jordan Sculptures by Matthew Sena (Photos)

    Bronze Air Jordan Sculptures by Matthew Sena (Photos)

    We’re all familiar with the parenthood tradition of bronzing your firstborn’s shoes once he or she gets too big to wear them. But artist Matthew Sena has taken a different approach to bronze footwear, creating life-size bronze Air Jordan sculptures that look almost like the real thing – only bronze. Matthew Sena’s bronze Air Jordan […]

  • LG Unveils Smartphone With World’s Thinnest Bezel (Photos)

    LG Unveils Smartphone With World’s Thinnest Bezel (Photos)

    Korean tech brand LG has always been interested in breaking barriers, and their latest is pretty impressive. They’ve developed a smartphone with a bezel only 0.7mm, the thinnest in the world. The process that makes such a thing possible is called “Neo Edge,” and LG presumably intends to use it on an entire range of […]

  • Google Fit: Google Unveils New Fitness Tracking System

    Google Fit: Google Unveils New Fitness Tracking System

    Usually, Google is establishing trends rather than following them, but in the case of fitness tracking technology I guess they had to get on the bandwagon sooner or later. And so they have, with Google Fit, an app that runs on Android devices with the goal of helping the user to get (or to stay) […]

  • iBox Nano 3D Printer: The World’s Smallest

    iBox Nano 3D Printer: The World’s Smallest

    One easy way to predict the progress of any given technology is “it will continue to get smaller.” Even though that hasn’t exactly held true with smartphones, it’s still a pretty good rule of thumb, and one that isn’t being broken by the new iBox Nano from iBox Printers. The iBox Nano is billed as […]