Tech & Gear

  • Time Since Launch Clock

    Time Since Launch Clock

    Have you ever had one of those life-changing moments that bisects your life between the before and after it happened? The next time you have one, or for one that’s already occurred, you can mark the seconds, minutes, hours, and days since it happened with the Time Since Launch Clock now on Kickstarter. The Time Since Launch […]

  • Not Gonna Happen Coin: For Those Difficult Easy Decisions

    Not Gonna Happen Coin: For Those Difficult Easy Decisions

    You know how sometimes you know the right answer to a question, but you have to ask somebody else in order to solidify it in your mind? Questions like, “should I do laundry today or keep watching House? Even though it’s technically possible for me to do both?” For these situations in life, there is now […]

  • Black Arca Edition Tormenta Cage Headphone Head Piece

    Black Arca Edition Tormenta Cage Headphone Head Piece

    New from SSENSE is a pair of headphones that pulls double, nay, triple duty in the functionality department. For one, the Black Arca Edition Tormenta Cage is a pair of headphones that lets you enjoy music or other audio material in peace. For two, it serves as an “art object” that lets you enjoy its sleek black […]

  • ‘Black Panther’ Xbox One X from Marvel and Microsoft

    ‘Black Panther’ Xbox One X from Marvel and Microsoft

    I only saw Black Panther once, but I don’t remember seeing any Best Buys in Wakanda. Yet apparently they have some electronics stores there, judging by the Black Panther Xbox One X, a highly limited edition console from Marvel and Microsoft. How limited? There are purportedly only five Black Panther Xbox One X consoles in existence, and they’re subject to a […]

  • Uberair: Flight Sharing in the Near Future (Video)

    Uberair: Flight Sharing in the Near Future (Video)

    We all live surrounded by an invisible circle between 50 to a hundred miles across, known as a “dead zone.” It’s that area that’s too close to get to by plane, but too far to comfortably get by other modes of transit. It’s eliminating these dead zones that is the eventual goal of Uberair, a new […]

  • Alsta Nautoscaph II: Alsta Returns with ‘Jaws’ Watch Reissue

    Alsta Nautoscaph II: Alsta Returns with ‘Jaws’ Watch Reissue

    The Alsta Nautoscaph watch was made famous when oceanographer Matt Hooper (as played by Richard Dreyfuss) wore it in the 1975 film Jaws. Sadly, despite the infusion of free publicity that came from the super-mega-blockbuster success of the movie, Alsta went out of business shortly after. But now, they’re back, with the Alsta Nautoscaph II. And as the company itself […]

  • Record Player App is Shazam for Album Covers

    Record Player App is Shazam for Album Covers

    For many years, the general practice in the record industry was to place both the name of the album and the recording artist prominently on the cover of that album. But for many albums, this is not the case — think Spinal Tap’s infamous Black Album for one notorious example. For these eclectic album covers, there is now […]

  • FinalStraw: “The World’s First Collapsible, Reusable Straw”

    FinalStraw: “The World’s First Collapsible, Reusable Straw”

    I think compared to carbon emissions and corporate pollution, disposable plastic drinking straws are probably a fractionally small part of what’s killing planet Earth. But I suppose every little bit helps, and now there’s FinalStraw to make it possible to use a single straw for your entire life, should you desire. Billed as “the world’s first collapsible, […]

  • Amazon Fire TV Cube Coming Soon

    Amazon Fire TV Cube Coming Soon

    Nothing like a good cube, eh fellows? The cube is the perfect shape, pure and precise in a way that doesn’t really exist in nature. Cubes are powerful, sturdy, robust, timeless. You can spend hours, days looking at a good cube, appreciating all of its angles and reflections. And Amazon recently get in on worldwide […]