Tech & Gear

  • Audi Lunar Quattro for Moon Exploration

    Audi Lunar Quattro for Moon Exploration

    It’s been a while since man set foot on the moon, so it’s good to know that some people out there are working on proper technological advancements for when we eventually go back (metaphorically, anyway). Some of those people are working for Audi in view of the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE, awarded by Google […]

  • Withings Go Fitness Tracker

    Withings Go Fitness Tracker

    You have a lot of options when it comes to fitness trackers these days, which means that if appearances are important to you, you can select one that looks good in addition to providing the usual fitness tracking functions. For that, there’s the Withings Go fitness tracker, which has a sleek, minimalist design that you […]

  • Night Cable: Weighted for Staying on Nightstands and Tables

    Night Cable: Weighted for Staying on Nightstands and Tables

    Most charging cables, to put it as generously as possible, were made with the goal of being as lightweight and portable as possible. But that eye towards convenience has an unintended side-effect: A slight draft can knock them off and/or behind your nightstand or table, where they become a real pain to reach. The Night […]

  • Life Paint: The Life You Save May Be Your Own (Video)

    Life Paint: The Life You Save May Be Your Own (Video)

    I don’t have any pertinent statistics on hand, but it’s well-known that bicycling or even walking at night without properly reflective material on your person can lead to a very serious or even fatal accident if you happen to be where there are any cars around. If you’ve been avoiding taking this precaution for aesthetic […]

  • Kiba Smart Home Video Camera (Videos)

    Kiba Smart Home Video Camera (Videos)

    Imagine, if you will, that you and your family had the financial resources to hire a videographer to document everything your family does, then curate the best moments to be enjoyed later. Kiba is a home video camera that does this all by itself, thanks to advanced technology that allows it to be running all […]

  • Chris Wilson: Meet the Ex-Con Artist Who Paints With Skittles (Video)

    Chris Wilson: Meet the Ex-Con Artist Who Paints With Skittles (Video)

    Skittles are famously sold under the ad slogan “taste the rainbow,” but Chris Wilson is an artist who goes the extra mile in appreciating the candy’s unique visuals. Interestingly, he does this using a technique he developed while serving a lengthy prison stay at San Quentin. In prison, access to conventional painting materials can be […]

  • Plazmatic X: Flameless Dual Plasma Beam Lighter

    Plazmatic X: Flameless Dual Plasma Beam Lighter

    Lighters, no matter how elaborate or cosmetically ostentatious they may get, have all worked under the same basic principle: Create a small flame for various uses. The Plazmatic X is the first post-flame lighter, though, which uses a dual plasma beam for all of its lighting functions. The Plazmatic X doesn’t need any hard-sell tactics […]

  • LEGO Batcave Replicates Iconic 60s TV Series

    LEGO Batcave Replicates Iconic 60s TV Series

    One of the cool things about living in 2016 is that you have plenty of different options for the Batcave of your imagination. Is it the one in the 1990s animated series? The Tim Burton Batcave, perhaps? Maybe the one in the Chris Nolan films? Those are all fine, but the best Batcave of them […]

  • ExoLens: “Professional Grade Photography Gear for Your iPhone” (Video)

    ExoLens: “Professional Grade Photography Gear for Your iPhone” (Video)

    iPhone cameras, like all smartphone cameras, are great for casually documenting your life, but fall short of the professional standard employed by most photographers. But with an ExoLens, you can take professional-grade photos with the same device you use to order pizza with emojis. What a world! The ExoLens works by hooking onto the back […]

  • Eight: “The Most Advanced Heating Pad”

    Eight: “The Most Advanced Heating Pad”

    In most parts of the western hemisphere, this winter has been unseasonably warm from the start, but you wouldn’t know that from when you get out of bed in the morning. However, to achieve the next step in bed warmth technology, you pretty much have to turn to Eight. Eight is billed as “the most advanced […]