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Autographer: spontaneity at its best

Would you like a camera that you wouldn’t need to remind yourself to use? You want to experience adventure, but you don’t want to always think about whether the rafting trip was memorable or if you missed taking a photo when your buddy flew up and out of the raft and into the river. In the interest of our digital social lives, Autographer was created to keep track of what might be memorable photo moments. Continue reading

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Eco-Essential Pen: pen, pencil and stylus

Sometimes it seems like bamboo was engineered for modern furniture and accessories. It’s abundant, grows with an outrageous speed, and can be formed into just about anything you’ll want. Adding to the dual-functioning delight of the Eco-Essential Pen is the attractive bamboo cap to the core. At once a pen and also a stylus for tablets and smartphones, the Eco-Essential Pen is compact and efficient. Continue reading

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Aether Cone: Classic or Futuristic

There are certain things we should keep from classic design, but we should always remember that modern works, too. Aether Cone, a stunning example of old and new together, is a wireless-enabled speaker that can play music and podcasts via an iOS7 device. Continue reading

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Meze 11 Deco Earphones: Contemporary Craftsmanship

Nestled in my palm is a circular white pouch adorned with the silver logo of Meze. It looks and feels like an elegant accessory sparking my curiosity to see what lies inside. Inside, a stylish pair of earphones combine a handcrafted beech wood enclosure with delicate silvery tips. Now, I know you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover but this combination intrigued me to try them on. And boy am I glad I did! Continue reading

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Airbender Mini: Protection for the Adventurous Technologist

Designed for the cosmopolitan but rugged user, the Airbender Mini is a durable case and keyboard for the iPad Mini with Retina display. The Airbender Mini converts from a seriously protective case to a stand that makes your iPad Mini look almost like a full-scale laptop for a moment. Continue reading

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Brinno PeepHole Viewer: Seeing Security

Have you ever thought that the peephole through your front door is just a relic from years ago? It never seems to give much security than a little peek at whose outside knocking. And don’t those faces always look strange through the fisheye lens? Well, Brinno, a camera design company has created the PeepHole Viewer – a huge revision of the old front door peephole. Continue reading

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Ostfold Tablet Case: natural simplicity

Simplicity has always been the best theme to use in designing a product. Even if it was designed for an age of the microchip, a simpler, cleaner design is always better than something terribly complicated. Also, texture is very important to remember. Natural materials feel grounding while artificial materials tend to always be cold.

The Ostfold Tablet case is a great marriage between simplicity and naturalism. Made from Italian leather and German Merino wool, is a classic case for your very modern tablet. Continue reading

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Vivid Glow iPhone 5S Skins: Lighting the Way

Glowing in the dark, the Vivid Glow iPhone 5S skins are shocking neon covers that will make your iPhone pulse color like cartoon plutonium. These cases were made to stun people. Continue reading

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Zoom Q4 Video Recorder: Sensitive Audio, High-Definition Video

In another life, or in this life if I had enough time, I would be an independent filmmaker, and my tool would be the new Zoom Q4 camera. While most digital video cameras these days emphasize high-definition footage, the Zoom Q4 pours a little more energy into the quality of sound. Continue reading

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Pulpop MP3 Speaker: Natural Amplification

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The Pulpop MP3 Speaker by Balance Wu Design reminds me of those ubiquitous white lifesaver candies. It only reminds me in form, not quantity, because the Pulpop Speaker seems like a very rare item, and those lifesavers are everywhere.

One might also see a donut in the design of the Pulpop Speaker. Whatever shape you think about, this speaker is a very interesting item. Manufactured from recycled paper pulp, the Pulpop Speaker is not actively amplified by electronics. With a hollow core, the speaker is the nothing but empty space within the donut. Continue reading