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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

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iPhone Wireless Charging System: The War Against Cables Was Won

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Thanks to conductive technology, (I’ll explain in a moment), we no longer have to connect our iPhones to another cable to charge it up. The RichardSolo Wireless Charging System for the iPhone 5/5s allows you to just put your iPhone on a sleek metal pad and it charges away. Continue reading

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MyQ Garage: Closing Your Door From Anywhere

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While I wouldn’t wish this affliction on anybody, do you ever perpetually worry that your garage door is still open every hour you’re at work? You remember and re-remember your order of waking up, preparing for the day, entering the garage, opening the door, backing out, and then you completely forget what happens after. You cannot be sure. And that day, you get no work done. Continue reading

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Woody’s Wired MonoTray: For the Naturalist Typist

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Apple has made aluminum its centerpiece of most of its current products. We can all vividly picture the stunning silver of the MacBook Pro, Air, and iMac. Each is usually manufactured from a single piece of aluminum—keyboard and all. Some might admire the cold, industrial quality of Apple’s products, and they do reflect a certain beautiful efficiency. But for those among us who want something more natural, check out Woody’s Wired MonoTray. Continue reading