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Bolt Battery Charger: Grab & Go Power

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The Bolt Battery Charger by Fluxmob is said to be the world’s smallest portable battery backup and wall charger for your iphone. The maximum dimension of the Bolt does not even reach three inches. This just makes me think that electronics have gotten so efficient that it is really down to bolts of electricity. Continue reading

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JBL Voyager: The Spaceship Speaker

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The Voyager Program, decades old now, was an initiative that launched two probes into outerspace. On board both Voyager 1 and 2 was a golden record that will broadcast the sounds of Earth, from Bach to whale songs. I assume the Voyager speaker from JBL had some inspiration from the iconic spacecraft, and it was a good source of influence. Continue reading

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Slingbox 500: Beam It

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Nikola Tesla dreamed of wireless electricity, and perhaps it was his dream that inspired the wireless world we seem to be moving towards. Thinking about it for a little while, wireless Internet makes some sense, but wirelessly streaming video, I can’t quite understand that yet. So it’s some kind of magic that the Slingbox 500 streams high-definition video from your smartphone to your TV without any kind of hardwired connection. Continue reading

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CAIXA Cabinet with Speakers: (A)Symmetrical

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The most impressive thing about the CAIXA Cabinet, beyond the efficient angles and flat colors, more than the flush doors and drawers, is the fact that it manages complete symmetry with an exciting asymmetrical flourish. Continue reading

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Sigma dp2 Quattro Compact Digital Camera: Highest Resolution

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Cameras are the pinnacle of technology now. So much energy seems to be put into refining lenses and sensors to capture images of the super-real variety. The dp2 Quattro compact digital camera, the new model from Sigma, is one of these technologically splendid cameras. The fixed 30mm lens was specifically designed to be used with the sensor that permits 30 percent better resolution than a competitive camera. Continue reading

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Pocket Projector Mobile: A Portable Theater

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The Brookstone Pocket Projector Mobile is capable of displays of up to 80 diagonal inches. This is bigger than most big screen TVs that cost a few thousand dollars and are stuck in their spot. At only a few hundred dollars, in a size no bigger than your palm, and able to project 1080p quality video, the Pocket Projector Mobile is like walking around with a movie theater. Continue reading

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Ollo Clip 4-in-1 iPhone Lens: smartphone photography

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I had no idea that people took iPhone photography so seriously that companies started to make additional lenses. But people do, and companies did. And now there is the Ollo Clip 4-in-1 iPhone Lens that is making me very excited for the future of smartphone photography. Continue reading

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Nabi Square HD: For the Young Photographer

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While GoPros are made for adrenaline-fueled adults, the nabi Square is a high-definition, pocket camera made just for kids. Outfitted with a water proof case, LCD screen, and a remote control, the nabi Square is perfect for the aspiring photojournalist, no matter how young they are. Continue reading

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Triple C For J.Crew USB Phone Charger: Stylish Charging

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Depending on your personality, you may prefer your gadgets to be spare and industrial in design, or if you’re inclined to more ornamentation, you may appreciate playful design. Not all gadgets need to be as starkly designed as they are functional. Masters of equally restrained and [flamboyant] design, J.Crew partnered with smartphone accessorizer Triple C for the J.Crew USB phone charger. Continue reading

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Nokia Treasure Tags: Don’t Lose Your Keys Again

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The Treasure Tag is Nokia’s answer to the too often experienced issue of leaving your keys behind. Paired with Nokia smartphones or tablets that use the Lumia Black software, the Treasure Tag is a Bluetooth device that signals when your possession went missing. Continue reading