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  • Dot Watch: “The First Braille Smartwatch” (Video)

    Dot Watch: “The First Braille Smartwatch” (Video)

    An anonymous poet once wrote, “envy the blind, for they cannot see the horrors that await them.” That may or may not be so, but now there’s another reason to envy the blind that has nothing to do with unseen horrors: It’s the Dot Watch, billed as “the first braille smartwatch” ever invented. The Dot […]

  • Halo Compostable Coffee Pods

    Halo Compostable Coffee Pods

    I saw a political cartoon once that was about that dark secret of the coffee industry: Keurig and other brands like it that use disposable single-use coffee pods are horrible for the environment, clogging up landfills with ever-increasing tons of plastic just to save consumers a couple minutes before their morning coffee. Now, luckily, there’s […]

  • Braeön Universal Repair Plastic

    Braeön Universal Repair Plastic

    It’s like something out of William Gibson: A material that’s strong, durable, and versatile enough to repair almost anything. But it’s not science-fiction, it’s Braeön, a new plastic ribbon-like material that’s purportedly “as strong as steel, as flexible as rope and as malleable us putty.” Braeön works by heating it up and molding it to […]

  • ‘GhostPaint’ VR Graffiti App From Epic Games

    ‘GhostPaint’ VR Graffiti App From Epic Games

    VR graffiti is so hot right now. The latest app to capitalize on this trend is from Epic Games, the developers of Unreal Engine, and it’s called GhostPaint, a cool title that evokes the “ghostman” moniker in Blackhat (or maybe that’s just me). Designed for the HTC Vive, GhostPaint will let you explore a wide […]

  • Mindset: Smart Headphones Engineered to Optimize Concentration

    Mindset: Smart Headphones Engineered to Optimize Concentration

    As a freelance writer, I often think to myself about how much more I could get done if I could just improve my concentration. I’m probably not alone in that regard, which is why there’s a market for Mindset, a new set of smart headphones that are designed specifically to aid concentration. Music’s power to aid […]

  • Doritos Quesalupa Crunch: Another Taco Bell Amalgamation

    Doritos Quesalupa Crunch: Another Taco Bell Amalgamation

    Now that the Taco Bell Naked Chicken Chalupa‘s initial tour of duty is almost done, a new hero has emerged to do battle in Taco Bell Valhalla. It’s the Doritos Quesalupa Crunch, a superamalgamation of the restaurant’s Doritos Locos Taco and Quesalupa products, covered in nacho cheese sauce. What that amounts to is a Dorito’s […]

  • Spotify Hi-Fi: Lossless Audio Option Coming Soon

    Spotify Hi-Fi: Lossless Audio Option Coming Soon

    First Tidal loses their exclusive rights to Prince’s Warner Bros catalogue, and now this: It’s being reported that in the near future Spotify users will get the option to get lossless music streaming – at a premium price, of course. The service is called Spotify Hi-Fi, which in case you haven’t noticed on your own […]

  • Cinder: “The World’s First Countertop Precision Grill” (Video)

    Cinder: “The World’s First Countertop Precision Grill” (Video)

    George Foreman must be getting old, because as far as I know he has not kicked the ass of the inventor of Cinder, billed as “the world’s first countertop precision grill,” a clear shot at Foreman’s own iconic countertop grilling appliance. Far be it for me to start any conflict between George Foreman and whoever […]