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AUDIO
BANG & OLUFSEN
BEOPLAY
HEADPHONES
MUSIC
TECH
DANISH
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H2 Headphones
Bang & Olufsen products come with a certain amount of expectation. The Danish audio-maker has established and maintained a reputation for excellence in performance, aesthetic and dependability since its humble beginnings in an attic in the north...
3M
ADVERTORIAL
DIGITAL TOOLS
DIGITIZING
POST-IT NOTES
APPS
IOS 8 APPS
SPONSORED
PRODUCTIVITY
Organizing With the Post-it Plus App
In our constant quest to take handwritten material into the digital world, the brand new Post-it Plus App for iOS 8 delivers on a promise of easy organizing and sharing. Whether in collaborative sessions, or just for the sake of jotting ideas down...
SPEAKER
AUDIO PLAYER
DESIGN
MUSIC
STREAMING
SPONSORED
WIRELESS
RDIO
Aether Cone
In a market saturated with compact music players, it's refreshing to see a brand that stands out from the pack. With a focus on ease of use and elegant design, the Aether Cone promises to maintain its status as the sleekest container for tunes on...
APPS
ART NEWS
BERLIN
DIGITAL PUBLICATIONS
RSS FEEDS
TECH
IPHONE
Apollo Muse RSS App
If there's a single, surefire way to impress dinner party friends, it's by being on the very cutting edge of culture. The newly launched Apollo Muse app is making that easy by putting the most authoritative digital art and design publications right...
ADVERTORIAL
APPS
COMPUTERS
LYVE
LYVE HOME
PHOTO STORING
TECH DEVICES
Do You Know Where Your Photos Are?
Since our interview with Lyve founder Tim Bucher about the current state—and future—of photo management, we've been increasingly fascinated by the concept. From the hundreds of images on your phone, to those sitting in an unmarked folder on your...
EXHIBITIONS
MOMATH
MUSEUM OF MATHEMATICS
NYC
ROBOT SWARM
ROBOTICS
ROBOTS
Robot Swarm at MoMath
They might be kept under the glass floor of a boxing ring-like installation, but that doesn't mean the robots within NYC's National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)'s new exhibition aren't friendly. In fact, they seek out interactions with each other...
SCIENCE
ANIMALS
AQUARIUM
CHV
COOL HUNTING VIDEO
CULTURE
NATURE
PENGUINS
IPAD
TECH
Cool Hunting Video: Penguin Enrichment
During a recent visit to Los Angeles, we stopped by the Aquarium of the Pacific after hearing about their interesting use of technology in the enrichment program for their Magellanic penguins. Experimenting with many objects to engage the naturally...
ADVERTORIAL
HOME DECOR
LYVE
LYVE HOME
PHOTO SHARING
STORAGE
TECHNOLOGY
Lyve and the Future of Photo Management
In 2013, the people around the world took more photographs than ever before. Thanks to entities like GoPro, smartphones and even drones, this trend is only on the upswing as more and more people gain access to these technologies. Once reserved for...
IPHONE 6
ALPINE CLIMBING
CASES
KENU
OUTDOORS
PHONE ACCESSORIES
SKIING
SMART PHONES
SNOWBOARDING
IPHONE 6 PLUS
Kenu Highline iPhone Case
Whether you're dangling off a glacier, ice axe in hand; knee-deep in a river while fishing; riding the chairlift; chances are you'll want to snap a few photos. You'll also want to keep your phone from plummeting into an abyss, a body of water or...
APPS
ART BASEL
PHHHOTO
GIFS
HYPERHYPER
SOCIAL MEDIA
Art Basel with PHHHOTO
We've long been fans of motion-capturing social photo booth PHHHOTO from our friends at HYPERHYPER, and even had the pleasure of playing with it at CH HQ before its official release in early 2013. Though their looped-motion image-creating booth is...
ARTISTS
NYC
PHOTOGRAPHY
TECH
VIDEOS
VISUAL CONTENT
START UPS
Twibfy Image Marketplace
As it stands, when searching for stock photos, publications and the general public have few options for quality, legal images worth publishing. And, as a photographer or artist, there are even fewer ways to combat having your work plagiarized or...
BIG DATA
DATA
INSTALLATIONS
MAPPING
MICROSOFT
MOMA
NYC
NEW YORK TIMES
SURVEILLANCE
TECH
OCR
The Office For Creative Research
NYC-based The Office for Creative Research unites three internationally renowned media artists—Jer Thorp, Ben Rubin and Mark Hansen—in an exploration of data's expressive possibilities. OCR harnesses vast troves of raw data, streaming it through...
COLLABORATIONS
GHOSTLY
HEADPHONES
LIMITED EDITION
MUSIC
AIAIAI
AIAIAI+ Ghostly International Limited Edition Headphones
Ann Arbor, Michigan's Ghostly International is a creative force unlike any other within the industry of, and culture surrounding music. With Matthew Dear as co-founder, it's no surprise their artist roster is impressive to say the least. Not to mention...
AUDIO
EAR PHONES
HEADPHONES
MUSIC
PORTABLE
NYC
Caeden Linea N° 1 Headphones
While there are plenty of cleanly designed headphones out there, NYC's Caeden has just launched the Linea N° 1 and it's beyond attractive. We found, while testing out the Convex Carbon and Gunmetal colorway, that there's far more to it than good...
CROWD-FUNDING
GADGETS
INDIEGOGO
SMART DEVICES
SWEDISH DESIGN
WIRELESS
Flic: Cute as a Button
It seems that nothing can stop the Swedish startup juggernaut at the moment, as another piece of tech by Shortcut Labs gets its crowdfunding launch. Unlike many hardware offerings though, Flic is a simple premise at a winning price point. Essentially...
CASES
GAMING
INFRARED
KICKSTARTER
MULTITOUCH
SMARTPHONES
IOS
IPHONE 6
BLE
STOCKHOLM
TECH
Fuffr's Smartphone Case
Two days after the intimate gathering to show its forthcoming Kickstarter film, the Fuffr studio in Stockholm is still full of empty beer cases and helium balloons slowly slinking down the windows. Yet, while many might be fretting at the thought...
ADOBE
DRAWING
MOLESKINE
NOTEBOOKS
SKETCHING
SKETCHPADS
Adobe Creative Cloud + Moleskine Smart Notebook
There's no notebook more revered than Moleskine, for both its storied history and also its continued simple, effective design. Over the last few years, the brand has released successful collaborations with Evernote and Livescribe, but today marks...
APPS
CAMERA APPS
PHOTO EDITING
VSCO
IOS 8
IOS 8 APPS
IPAD
IPHONE
VSCO Cam 4.0 for iOS8
With a consistently growing user base, easy to use functionality and a hashtag that's everywhere, VSCO has been the photo editing app of choice for a while now. But with their latest update, launched today, new features take the brand in a broader...
BLUETOOTH SPEAKERS
PORTABLE
TECH
WIRELESS SPEAKERS
BLUETOOTH
BOWERS & WILKINS
TRAVEL
Bowers & Wilkins T7 Bluetooth Speaker
For their consumer-level products, English audio equipment experts Bowers & Wilkins have always managed to merge their top quality engineering with sensible, pleasing design without making too many sacrifices in either area—as we've seen with their...
DESIGN
HOME
LIGHT DESIGN
LIGHTING
NETHERLANDS
SMART DEVICES
SMART HOME
BOOO
Smart Booo Wireless Light Dimmer
As the internet of things as a concept continues to materialize, more and more smart products for the home are introduced. Some are born out of necessity, while others seem to simply exist for fun and to push the space further. The Smart Booo lands...
IPHONE CASES
IPHONE 6
TECH ACCESSORIES
SHOCK ABSORBING
POLYCARBONATE
ARCHITECTURE
APPLE
Lunatik Architek iPhone 6 Case
An iPhone 6 is an investment. And no matter how nicely designed the phone itself is, most people will opt for a functional, attractive, case to protect it from everyday drops and dings. Lunatik’s Architek case goes one step farther. The striking...
AUDIO
BLUETOOTH SPEAKERS
SOUND
SPEAKERS
TDK
WATER RESISTANT
WIRELESS SPEAKERS
CAR CAMPING
OUTDOOR TECH
TDK's Water-Resistant Trek 360 Speaker
The market for wireless speakers has reached near-saturation point with just about every electronics company throwing their hat into the ring. In this sea of gimmicky, tinny sounding gadgets, a few makers—mostly audio specialists and companies dedicated...
3D SCANNING
COMPUTERS
HCI
HP
INTERACTION DESIGN
INTERFACE DESIGN
TOUCH SCREENS
WINDOWS
Sprout by HP
Human to computer interaction is ever-changing with an ironic (though welcomed) evolution to more natural interfaces. Sprout by HP, the latest case-in-point, has just been officially unveiled. Sprout is a touch-screen Windows PC that has a touch...
MUSIC VIDEOS
GOPRO
ODESZA
SPACE
STRATOSPHERE
ELECTRONIC MUSIC
PREMIERES
Stratospheric Visuals from ODESZA
Seattle-based electro outfit ODESZA has captivated critics and fans alike with their unique blend of chillwave synths and textured vocal sampling. Known for creating sonic landscapes with their layered sound, the duo partnered with German "near space...
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