Archive for the ‘Gear’ Category

  • Stump

    Stump Cracked Log Table/Stool

    Oct 14, 15 • 643 Views • GearNo Comments

    Despite looking like a prop from Lord of the Rings/Harry Potter/Insert your fantasy film franchise of choice here, the Stump is actually an ingenious twist of authentic natural materials twinned with modern tech created by Duncan Meerding, and winner of Best...

  • Kingii

    Kingii

    Jul 31, 15 • 609 Views • GearNo Comments

    Being a legit cool surf dude requires a few simple things – a stereotypical haircut and tan, the ability to pull off at least two rad moves on the waves and a flagrant disregard for your own personal safety. Unfortunately the latter often precludes...

  • Parrot_Hydro

    Parrot Hydrofoil Drone

    Jul 21, 15 • 830 Views • Gear, ToysNo Comments

    Parrot has made a name for itself building fancy tech toys and remains unquenched in its thirst to churn out Bond-esque gadgetry for big kids. This time it’s taking to the water with the new Hydrofoil Drone, which promises to be about as much fun as you...

  • guitarjpg

    Prisma Guitars

    Jun 17, 15 • 678 Views • GearNo Comments

    Got a few old skateboards lying around? Say, between four and 44? That’s how many decks Prisma Guitars use to rebirth skateboards to new life full of licks.Prisma is the brainchild of Nick Pourfard, a 22 year-old self-taught woodworker who wanted to jam...

  • PlyFlyKart

    PlyFly Go-Kart

    Jun 4, 15 • 658 Views • Gear, ToysNo Comments

    Bah, plywood. You’re so 1990s! These days if it’s not a composite blend of at least five different elements and has carbon nanotubes sprinkled over the top we’re not interested. But on the other hand – self-assembly flat-packed go-kart that’s...

  • SnapFurniture

    SNAP | Design Your Own Furniture

    Jun 2, 15 • 700 Views • Furniture, GearNo Comments

    If you ever find yourself hard up enough to not be able to afford furniture – specifically bookshelves, chairs and tables, it’s nice to know that these are the sort of items you can improvise with whatever’s lying around. We’ve got hippies and...

  • give2

    Givenchy Seventeen Titanium Automatic Edition

    May 28, 15 • 896 Views • Accessories, Gear, StyleNo Comments

    Givenchy was fairly late to bat in the watch arena but has been making up for lost time since. Designs such as the Seventeen Titanium Automatic Edition seem like something worth waiting for as well, achieving that delicate balance between eye-catching and...

  • GogglePal

    GogglePal

    May 19, 15 • 665 Views • GearNo Comments

    If there’s one thing better than a shiny new gadget that can do something amazing it’s a shiny new gadget that can do something amazing with something you’ve already got. The tech market is still fairly devoid of HUD-based stuff but this is an area that...

  • MeldKnob

    The Meld Smart Knob

    Apr 30, 15 • 520 Views • GearNo Comments

    There’s something rather suspicious about celebrity chefs who batter their way around a kitchen like they’re putting out invisible fires on the way to whipping up a nice pasta dish, because they never seem to have to attend to the hob. Either these...

  • KairoSmartBand

    Kairos T Band Smartwatch

    Apr 27, 15 • 659 Views • GearNo Comments

    We’ve just looked at what the Smartwatch market has to offer to people who’d like to retain a bit of understated style with their gadgety notifications, and it’s nice to see the tech boffins attending to the personal attachment someone might get from...

  • shwood

    Shwood Eyewear Newspaper Collection

    Apr 10, 15 • 489 Views • GearNo Comments

    Picture the scene – it’s your first meeting at a creative design company and you’re expected to impress.  “How about turning old newspapers into sunglasses” you blurt out, nervously. Everyone goes quiet. You move to get your coat when the boss...

  • RocketBook

    RocketBook: Cloud-Integrated Microwavable Notebook

    Apr 8, 15 • 532 Views • GearNo Comments

    We’ve already seen evidence of the fact that technology companies think people are struggling to do away with the old paper and pen. Who knows if this is actually true, or if there’s even a requirement any more to ensure that your handwriting is of a...

  • GuessConnect

    Guess Connect

    Apr 8, 15 • 496 Views • GearNo Comments

    Smartwatches are still teetering on that technology precipice between “next big thing” and “failed gimmick”. Despite being around for a while they haven’t really taken off and one of the main reasons could be that tricky compromise of style vs...

  • AblatrossDesk

    Albatross Elevator Desk

    Apr 1, 15 • 735 Views • FurnitureNo Comments

    There are times in a man’s life when they move up in the world and realise that making a real statement in a modern office is going to take more than a bobble head doll and a box of doughnuts. Times like these call for something seriously impressive –...

  • orphe

    Orphe

    Mar 30, 15 • 555 Views • GearNo Comments

    Unless you’re averse to tying your own laces there hasn’t been anything particularly interesting going on in the shoe market since those annoying flashing LEDs that kids have built into their trainers. You don’t see many of them around these days, but...

  • testla

    Eleks’ Apple Watch App

    Mar 22, 15 • 511 Views • GearNo Comments

    What’s the point of having a futuristic electric uber car if you can’t control and monitor it from your watch? This issue was so vexing that Eleks built an app for the Apple Watch that does exactly this, months in advance of the April release date for the...

  • tent

    Tensegrity 1 Elite

    Mar 22, 15 • 512 Views • GearNo Comments

    Space – it’s the last frontier in tent design. Now Tensegrity designers have tipped conventional tent design on its head by putting more space where you need and want it most – up near your head and shoulders. A few other neat tricks help conserve...

  • giftset

    Pappy Van Winkle Signature Gift Set

    Mar 22, 15 • 456 Views • Gear, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Four generations of Kentucky distilling come to life through this decadent gift set, which features pre-Prohibition label, Old Rip Van Winkle. Before you get to that, take a good whiff of the box – that wood has nursed gallons upon gallons of fine bourbon...

  • bootlegger

    Bootlegger Photo Series Aperture Pack

    Mar 22, 15 • 469 Views • GearNo Comments

    A man is not a camel, so the saying goes, but if you’re a photographer on the go, the strain of moving gear can begin to feel somewhat dromedary. A good backpack becomes a must-have, and The Aperture Photo Pack from Boreas comes with a system that allows...

  • NeptuneDuo

    Neptune Duo Smartwatch

    Mar 18, 15 • 542 Views • GearNo Comments

    The technology industry is waiting with bated breath for Apple to release its smart watch. Not because it’s necessarily better than what is around already, but because smart watches haven’t really taken off and nobody really knows if they ever will. Going...