Tech & Gear

  • The Furies: Throwing Knives From BCX

    The Furies: Throwing Knives From BCX

    When was the last time you threw a knife? There aren’t a lot of contexts in modern day life in which throwing a knife is appropriate, but in case you do have an environment in which you can throw knives, BCX has a pretty slick set for you. They’re called The Furies, and they include […]

  • 21 of the Most Insane Selfies You’ll Ever See

    21 of the Most Insane Selfies You’ll Ever See

    It’s still early, but I’m going to go ahead and call it: 2014 is the year of the selfie. Don’t get me wrong, 2013 was a pretty good year for selfies, too, and really people have been taking stupid, pointless pictures of themselves ever since digital cameras came around and pictures stopped costing them money. […]

  • Samsung Gear Fit Smartwatch

    Samsung Gear Fit Smartwatch

    Joining the Samsung Gear smartwatch line is the Samsung Gear Fit, a (as you could probably guess from the name) more fitness-oriented smartwatch that doesn’t sacrifice performance for the emphasis on exercise. The dustproof and waterproof Samsung Gear Fit boasts a curved 1.84-inch AMOLED screen, as well as heart rate and sleep monitors, pedometer, and […]

  • Blackphone: A Smartphone for the Privacy-Obsessed (Video)

    Blackphone: A Smartphone for the Privacy-Obsessed (Video)

    When shopping for smartphones, a desire for privacy doesn’t generally enter the equation. Not because consumers aren’t interested in privacy, but because none of the smartphones available on the market put a high premium on privacy. That changes with Blackphone, a product of Silent Circle and Geeksphone what has recently been unveiled at the Mobile […]

  • URB-E: Compact Urban E-Vehicle (Video)

    URB-E: Compact Urban E-Vehicle (Video)

    Living in a city has many benefits, but cheap and convenient transportation isn’t always one of them. But if the future includes the success of URB-E, that might change for a lot of people. The URB-E is billed as the “world’s most compact e-vehicle,” and one look at the URB-E in its compact form shows […]

  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Unveiled (Pics)

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Unveiled (Pics)

    At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Samsung finally took the lid off of their newest flagship smartphone: The Galaxy S5. For the most part, the Galaxy S5 isn’t the huge leap forward from the Galaxy S4 that many were expecting (no iris scanner, for instance), but it does have some very important improvements […]

  • 9 Things You Need To Know About WhatsApp

    9 Things You Need To Know About WhatsApp

    You probably heard the news that Facebook recently acquired the messaging app WhatsApp for an impressive $19 million sum. After the announcement, downloads of the app are reported to have skyrocketed, so it’s also possible that you’re one of the people who never heard of it before the acquisition. If so, here’s a quick primer […]

  • Samsung Gear 2 Smartwatch

    Samsung Gear 2 Smartwatch

    The latest development in the smartwatch field is the Gear 2 from Samsung. The Gear 2 is joined by the Gear 2 Neo in the Samsung line of smartwatches, and both the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo give you a lot more computing power than your usual digital watch. The main difference between the […]

  • BigRep ONE Full-Scale 3D Printer (Video)

    BigRep ONE Full-Scale 3D Printer (Video)

    The technology of 3D printing continues its rise to near-magic levels with the BigRep ONE. While one of the key limitations on 3D printers up to now has been size, the BigRep ONE sidesteps this limitation thanks to its massive 45″ x 40″ x 47″ printing size. That means that the BigRep ONE can print […]