Tag Archives: gadgets

  • Lighter Cufflinks: Cufflinks That Are Also Lighters

    Lighter Cufflinks: Cufflinks That Are Also Lighters

    As a fairly devout slacker I don’t really know much about the worlds of elegant dinner parties and formal attire. But I imagine that all such events would be significantly improved by some innovative gadgetry, such as that which is found in Lighter Cufflinks from Uncrate Supply. I’m sure there are plenty of practical uses for Lighter […]

  • The Fifth Element: An “Intergalactic Horological Weather Station” (Video)

    The Fifth Element: An “Intergalactic Horological Weather Station” (Video)

    “Intergalactic / horological / horological / intergalactic.” That’s probably the Beastie Boys parody I would propose if I were on the board at MB&F, which has collaborated with L’Epée for what they describe as an “intergalactic horological weather station” called, with apologies to Bruce Willis and Luc Besson, The Fifth Element.  The Fifth Element has four pods, each […]

  • Blitzen: The Rooftop Beverage Chiller for Your Car

    Blitzen: The Rooftop Beverage Chiller for Your Car

    It’s the holidays, which means the chances of you arriving to a party with a hastily purchased bottle of wine that you stopped for on the way are increasing steadily by the day. Blitzen is a novel new gadget you put on the roof of your car to solve one of the big problems associated […]

  • “Tony’s Tech”: Tony Hawk Shows Off Electronics Collection (Video)

    “Tony’s Tech”: Tony Hawk Shows Off Electronics Collection (Video)

    Tony Hawk is mostly known as a skateboarder, but did you know he was also a hardcore collector of gadgets as well? It’s that side of Hawk’s life that is the focus of “Tony’s Tech,” a new video feature for his own RIDE Channel that highlights the pieces of technology he’s accumulated over the years. […]

  • Spector: Handheld Device Captures Typefaces, Colors Digitally

    Spector: Handheld Device Captures Typefaces, Colors Digitally

    Fiona O’Leary, design student at the Royal College of Art, has come up with a very cool gadget as a final project that will hopefully be available to use by the general public soon. That’s because Spector, as it’s named, is a handheld device that can capture typefaces and colors encountered in the real world, […]

  • Framed Tech Celebrates the Innards of Our Favorite Technology (Video)

    Framed Tech Celebrates the Innards of Our Favorite Technology (Video)

    The slogan of Framed Tech, a new display piece brand, is “if you can’t open it, you can’t own it.” Such a mantra has obvious appeal for diehard tinkerers and other people fascinated by the inner workings of the gadgets in their lives, and it’s these individuals who are the target audience for the brand’s […]

  • Future Forms: Retro Space Age Technology

    Future Forms: Retro Space Age Technology

    Everybody loves futuristic technology, but what happens when the future passes and becomes out of date? The unlikely answer is that the tech becomes EVEN COOLER, at least according to a select few individuals. And it’s those individuals that are the target audience for Future Forms, a new website and clearing house for the best […]

  • Tempescope: The “Ambient Weather Display for Your Home” (Video)

    Tempescope: The “Ambient Weather Display for Your Home” (Video)

    Here’s a fun idea: Imagine if you could capture just a little piece of the weather either just outside your apartment or in your hometown in a small box. That’s the weird-yet-irresistible premise behind Tempescope, the “ambient weather display for your home” about to enter its all-important crowdfunding phase. When designer Ken Kawamoto first introduced his […]

  • WonderCube: 8 Mobile Gadgets in a 1-Inch Cube (Video)

    WonderCube: 8 Mobile Gadgets in a 1-Inch Cube (Video)

    We live in a world of technological wonders, yet the word “wonder” doesn’t really get trotted out much for tech devices or accessories. But it’s making a comeback in pretty favorable circumstances with the WonderCube, a small, one-inch cube that packs a total of eight different mobile gadgets within itself. What are these eight different mobile […]