Tag Archives: smart technology

  • Lifeclock One: An ‘Escape from New York’ Smartwatch

    Lifeclock One: An ‘Escape from New York’ Smartwatch

    Snake Plissken: International criminal, flew the Gullfire over Leningrad, president-rescuer-for-hire … style icon? No, the eye patch is not coming back this year, but we do have the next best thing in the form of Lifeclock One, an officially licensed smartwatch meticulously based on the countdown clock Snake wears in John Carpenter’s Escape from New […]

  • Bonjour: “The World’s Smartest Alarm Clock” (Video)

    Bonjour: “The World’s Smartest Alarm Clock” (Video)

    I don’t know if any of the Iron Man movies show Tony Stark waking up in the morning, but if they did his alarm clock might be similar to Bonjour. It’s billed as “the world’s smartest alarm clock,” and it’s designed to serve as an artificially intelligent digital assistant in addition to its traditional morning […]

  • Eclipse Universal Charger Gets Rid of Messy Cable Tangles

    Eclipse Universal Charger Gets Rid of Messy Cable Tangles

    If you have the average gamut of mobile and other electronic devices in your home, you are doubtlessly familiar with the dreaded charging cable tangle, an impenetrable mass of myriad cords, cables, wires, and plugs that is as stressful to look at as it is to deal with. Eclipse is a new universal USB charger that does […]

  • Craftsman Pro Series Toolboxes Have Bluetooth Smart Locks

    Craftsman Pro Series Toolboxes Have Bluetooth Smart Locks

    New from Craftsman is the Craftsman Pro Series of toolboxes. These toolboxes are typically sturdy joints from Craftsman, but they’re all outfitted with an extra-special technological feature that place them even further ahead of the toolbox curve: The Bluetooth Smart Lock. As its name suggests, a Bluetooth Smart Lock is a lock that opens via […]

  • Ori: Robotic Furniture for Micro-Living (Video)

    Ori: Robotic Furniture for Micro-Living (Video)

    The trend of micro-living is already up and running without the aid of robots, but a new brand is seeking to maximize the efficiency of small living spaces through the power of robotics and smart technology. It’s called Ori, the product of work from the MIT Media Lab and furniture designer Yves Béhar. Basically, Ori […]

  • Bagel: “The World’s Smartest Tape Measure”

    Bagel: “The World’s Smartest Tape Measure”

    “Hey, will that new cabinet you bought be able to fit through the doorway?” “I think so, but give me a second and I can check, I just need to get my Bagel.” It may sound like nonsense, but it’s not – it’s “the world’s smartest tape measure” that just so happens to share a […]

  • 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, […]

  • Here One Smart Earbuds

    Here One Smart Earbuds

    If you’re walking around with earbuds crammed in your ears most of the time, you may have at some time or another wished they could do more than just play audio from a connected device (maybe? Possibly??). If so, you may be interested in a pair of Here One smart earbuds, which pack a lot […]

  • FenSens Smart Parking Device (Video)

    FenSens Smart Parking Device (Video)

    I’ve got a friend or two who have purchased a new car in the last couple years, and they have these newfangled parking cameras that let them back out almost totally stress-free, since they can see everything that’s behind them without even having to crane their necks. I, on the other hand, drive a 15-year-old car, and the […]