Tech & Gear

  • 9 Best July 4th Fireworks Displays

    9 Best July 4th Fireworks Displays

    There are many reasons that the Fourth of July is an underrated holiday. There’s the fact that you usually get at least one day off out of it (if you’re lucky), and maybe a barbecue or two. But hopefully you’re not too much of a jaded, hardened husk of a person to enjoy a good […]

  • Google Cardboard: DIY Virtural Reality (Video)

    Google Cardboard: DIY Virtural Reality (Video)

    At first I thought Google Cardboard was a leftover April Fool’s Day prank, but it’s actually very real. Basically, it’s a cardboard enclosure that anyone can (supposedly) make for themselves that works in conjunction with your smartphone and a free Google app that gives you a virtual reality experience that doesn’t require any fancy or […]

  • Artist Imagines ‘Pizza Bed’ Concept

    Artist Imagines ‘Pizza Bed’ Concept

    Sure, you love pizza, but do you love pizza so much that you want to sleep with it? If so, you’ll probably be excited to learn about the concept from artist Claire Manganiello that she calls Pizza Bed. As you can see above, Pizza Bed is a bed spread that looks so realistically like the […]

  • Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo

    Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo

    Life was never easy for Aereo, the company that allowed users to stream broadcast TV over the air from small antennas that they leased from far away. Now, the Supreme Court has ruled against them in their fight against the big broadcast networks, and the jig would appear to be up for what was a […]

  • Artists Recreate ‘They Live’ In Downtown LA (Photos)

    Artists Recreate ‘They Live’ In Downtown LA (Photos)

    If you were wandering around downtown Los Angeles recently and saw a scary-looking creature wearing a business suit and talking into his watch, don’t be alarmed, it’s just an alien invasion. Or an artistic recreation of one, anyway—specifically, a recreation of the one depicted in the 1988 John Carpenter film They Live from artists Stephen […]

  • Casio Releases ‘Gundam’ 35th Anniversary G-Shock GD-100

    Casio Releases ‘Gundam’ 35th Anniversary G-Shock GD-100

    The Gundam franchise has been around for 35 years now, and still going strong in some circles. The people at the G-Shock wing of Casio HQ must be one of them, since they’re putting out an officially licensed 35th anniversary Gundam GD-100 digital watch. I was never a Gundam watcher (we were a Thundercats household), […]

  • Patchnride: Fix Busted Bike Tires On the Move (Video)

    Patchnride: Fix Busted Bike Tires On the Move (Video)

    One of the perennial problems with being a bike rider is flat tires. Once they happen, you tend to be stuck, unless you just happen to be near a bicycle repair shop or you have a spare tire handy. But there’s a new product that’s designed to make flat tires an easily solved problem: Patchnride. […]

  • BIC Wants to Turn Humanity’s Handwriting Into a Font

    BIC Wants to Turn Humanity’s Handwriting Into a Font

    Pen company BIC is dealing with the 21st century’s relative lack of interest in writing instruments with a very cool internet-based experiment in penmanship. It’s called the Universal Typeface Experiment, and it’s collecting handwriting samples (including potentially yours) from all over the world in the hopes of creating a font out of all of them. […]

  • Garmin Approach S6 Golf Watch

    Garmin Approach S6 Golf Watch

    It is apparently a great time to be alive if you’re a fan of specialty watches. The latest is the Garmin Approach S6, a smart golf watch that Garmin says is their lightest and slimmest, among its other pretty impressive features. Those features combine those of two other pre-existing products – watches with GPS capabilities […]

  • 9 Things You Need to Know About the Amazon Fire Phone

    9 Things You Need to Know About the Amazon Fire Phone

    You’ve probably heard about the Amazon Fire Phone, the newest entry in the gadget world from Amazon. But you might be a little confused about what it is or why Amazon made such a big deal about unveiling it. If you’re curious, here are nine facts about the Amazon Fire Phone that you need to […]