Tag Archives: smart technology

  • Levi’s Commuter x Jacquard by Google Trucker Jacket (Video)

    Levi’s Commuter x Jacquard by Google Trucker Jacket (Video)

    The rise of wearable technology means a denim jacket can be “smart” in both senses of the term, which definitely applies to the Levi’s Commuter x Jacquard by Google Trucker Jacket, which combines the timeless, rugged style of Levi’s with the smart technology of Google. As its somewhat cumbersome full name suggests, the Levi’s Commuter […]

  • Nura: “Headphones That Learn and Adapt to Your Unique Hearing”

    Nura: “Headphones That Learn and Adapt to Your Unique Hearing”

    Charlie Parker, Private Eye will spend plenty of time telling you how everyone’s ears are unique, but he’s mostly focused on their outward appearance, rather than how they actually work. In fact, everybody hears sounds differently, and Nura is a new headphone brand that purports to account for these small differences between all of us. […]

  • Google Home: Make Your House as Smart as Google

    Google Home: Make Your House as Smart as Google

    Google‘s answer to the Amazon Echo voice-controlled audio hub/speaker is called, simply, Google Home. Like Echo, Home gives you a wide variety of functions and capabilities at the tips of your vocal cords, and unlike Echo it’s got all of Google’s services and off-shoots behind it. That includes Google Chromecast, which infamously won’t cooperate with […]

  • Trainerbot: Smart Ping Pong Robot

    Trainerbot: Smart Ping Pong Robot

    A little while ago we showed you the Table Tennis Trainer, a smart touchscreen ping pong table for improving your game and enhancing competitive play. Now, another ping pong training product is making the rounds, this one in the crowdfunding arena. It’s called Trainerbot, and it’s the next best thing to having a friend who […]

  • Pilot Translation Earphones Translate Foreign Languages in Real Time

    Pilot Translation Earphones Translate Foreign Languages in Real Time

    If it sounds like something out of science-fiction, that’s only because it is: Earphones that can translate unfamiliar tongues to the user’s native one, fostering open communication between different planetary systems—or, in this case, different earthly languages. But the people at Waverly Labs have purportedly developed Pilot translation earphones, which can do just that. Pilot […]

  • BioLite BaseLantern: An Off-the-Grid Smartgrid

    BioLite BaseLantern: An Off-the-Grid Smartgrid

    The people at BioLite have developed a camp lantern that makes previous camp lanterns look like the bone that gets thrown in the air in 2001. It’s the BioLite BaseLantern, which can do so much more than just provide off-the-grid outdoor lighting that it almost seems like a misnomer to call it a lantern. The […]

  • Edyn Smart Gardening (Video)

    Edyn Smart Gardening (Video)

    Gardening, for most people, is tricky, and even the most gifted Drearcliff Grange-ready green thumbs can use a little technology-guided assistance out there in the soil. Edyn provided just such assistance, in the form of a sensor you plant in the ground and a companion app that shows you how to make the most of […]

  • Sprimo Personal Air Purifier

    Sprimo Personal Air Purifier

    I hate to be the one to tell you this, but chances are the air that you’re pumping through your lungs is loaded with pollutants, contaminants, carcinogens, and God knows what else. There are a lot of air purifiers out there to help you clean some of it up, but most of them waste a […]

  • Moleskine Smart Writing Set

    Moleskine Smart Writing Set

    Moleskine and other companies have flirted with the concept of a “smart notebook” for a while now, something that combines the convenience and versatility of digital cloud-based computing with the tactile yet intangible values of writing and drawing with a pen and paper. The Moleskine Smart Writing Set is the latest example. The Moleskine Smart […]