A bit of a gearhead, I get excited for products that I may not necessarily need or that I won’t use for months after I buy it. Additionally, terrified by clutter, I love tools that condense a lot of stray things into one whole. The new Chromebox by Samsung is a desktop alternative to the light, super fast Chromebooks that straddle the off and online computing worlds. And the Chromebox is one of these products that would clear a lot of space from my desk and motivate a lot of idle fiddling with the cloud-based application experience. Continue reading
Chinese mythology tells of a stout Buddha with a huge belly and a grand smile on his face. He may have been enlightened, but if you’re interested in a more portable meditative experience, the Buddha Machine by FM3 is much more efficient. Continue reading
Impeccable German engineering and dapper British design: these are the impressive attributes of the Paul Smith Edition Leica X2. Smith, an iconic British fashion designer, turned his aesthetic attention to the efficiently manufactured 35mm X2, brightening the design of the normally austere but functional camera. Continue reading
When I first stumbled upon the Nebula 12 from Micasa LAB it took me a couple of seconds to realize what it was I’m seeing… Let me tell you about this revolutionary gadget – it’s a self generating indoor cloud connected to Meterological data to show what’s the weather like outside! How cool is that?! Continue reading
From our heads down to our toes, we women accessorize everything, so it was only natural to transform a once utilitarian product like headphones into a chic fashion statement piece. Designed with fashion in mind, the NYC based Frends headphones are sure to attract spinning heads and gawking stares. Continue reading
In the pre-digital age, analog cameras used to reign supreme. Developing film was highly regarded as an art form, and the photos were beheld as priceless tangible memories. Though the advances of modern technology are nothing to complain about, sometimes we forget to appreciate the magic of the good old days. Thankfully the folks at Illot have a real appreciation for vintage treasures. Continue reading
Modern, creative, London-based Logical Art designed by Hanhsi Chen and Yookyung Shin. Designed as a way to make technology visually attractive ‘digital jewelry’. The Empty Memory collection comes in two styles (one by each designer), a stainless steel and Plexiglas or asymmetrical hollow frame combo representing structure and transparency. Continue reading
Libratone is my dream come true in terms of air play technology. It is so much more than simply a speaker which is designed to fit the aesthetics of a room. Libratone is designed to in fact address the style of life of the people inhabiting that space. It is designed to add value to their lives, while it fantastically manages to merge the lines between interior design and technology. Sleek, soft, appealing and inviting visually, Libratone is going to give you the freedom to wirelessly listen to your favorite music, having your iPhone playlist at hand, around the house. Continue reading
It’s white, it’s compact, it’s cubic, it has rounded edges, silver finishes and it can give life to your iPhone pictures. It is the photo cube printer.
As easy as it has become snapping pictures with our smartphones, so easy is holding them printed in our hands becoming. How? The cube printer gets directly connected to your phone and produces high quality prints from your favorite snapshots at home or at the office. Continue reading
Coming from the music industry world makes me very meticulous when it comes to sound. There is so much of the story that gets left untold when the quality of sound is poor, which is not cool. You could get yourself one of those clunky headsets that DJs and beat producers wear, but I will let you in on a little secret; not all headphones are created equal.
If you want to experience music in the way your favorite artists or bands intended, then you are in luck. The professionals at Thinksound have designed a series of Wood Headphones that is sure to deliver crisp, studio quality audio so you won’t miss a beat. Continue reading