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WATCHES
SMARTWATCHES
WATCH DESIGN
POWERWATCH
INDIEGOGO
ACTIVITY TRACKERS
SLEEP TRACKERS
QUANTIFIABLE SELF
Matrix's Body-Heat-Powered Smartwatch, PowerWatch
One of the biggest challenges to activity- and sleep-tracking gadgets happens to be the disruption caused by charging. While battery life has improved for certain devices, anyone looking for a solid, entire day read loses accuracy for those power...
MICROSOFT
MICROSOFT SURFACE
THE MADBURY CLUB
MICROSOFT SURFACE PRO 4
INNOVATION
DESIGN
TRUCKS
SPONSORED
SURFACE BOOK
The Madbury Club + Microsoft Surface Experiments
Founded in 2010, Brooklyn's Madbury Club is a self-proclaimed "functionally dysfunctional studio experiment" made up of designers, artists, photographers, videographers, carpenters and makers of all kinds. Essentially, dealing in innovation and creation...
PUFFCO
PUFFCO PLUS
VAPES
VAPORIZERS
CANNABIS
MARIJUANA
ESSENTIAL OILS
VAPE PENS
Discreet, Flavorful Vapor from the Puffco Plus
We are witness to continued change in both the perception and business of marijuana. From the nine states who weighed in on the topic yesterday—be that for medicinal or recreational use—there's already been a substantial shift. California, Massachusetts...
SENCE
KICKSTARTER
QUANTIFIABLE SELF
EMOTION TRACKING
WEARABLE TECH
WEARABLES
EKGS
WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY
Sence Wearable Emotion Tracker
The world is awash in wearable technology but nothing translates scientific fact into the emotional understanding quite like Sence. Yes, with all the heart rate data that it accrues through scientifically-proven EKG technology on your wrist, the...
NATIVE UNION
CABLES
CHARGING CABLES
CORDS
PHONE CABLES
CHARGING STATIONS
DESKTOP ORGANIZATION
KICKSTARTER
Native Union's Eclipse Charging Cable Solution
Since the arrival of electricity in homes, consumers have wondered where to stash unsightly cables and wires. There's more than a design problem here, but a safety one, that doesn't just apply to kids and pets. Tangles create all kinds of problems...
DRONES
AIRBLOCK
MAKEBLOCK
MODULAR DRONES
HOVERCRAFTS
CODING
Airblock: A Shape Shifting Entry-Level Drone
Airblock might not have a 4K camera but that's far from the point of this new hovercraft device. Not only is it an entry-level drone in terms of price, it also aims to teach young fliers building and coding as well. Airblock's magnetic, modular...
APPLIANCES
WINE FRIDGES
WINE APPLIANCES
PLUM
VITICULTURE
HOME SOMMELIERS
The First Super-Automatic Wine Appliance: Plum
To date, there is no wine appliance as advanced as the forthcoming Plum system. The fact that Plum is a temperature-controlled storage unit for two 750ml bottles (which are both kept at separate temperatures) is just the start. When one places...
ELECTRIC OBJECTS
FRAMES
ART CLUBS
EO1
EO2
DIGITAL FRAMES
ANIMATED ART
ILLUSTRATED ART
ART LIBRARIES
TECHNOLOGY
Electric Objects' EO2 + Art Club
The most advanced art display system just got a major second-generation upgrade. The EO2 from Electric Objects carries over a lot that we loved from the initial offering as well as plenty of new features and upgrades. The 23-inch matte-finish displaywith...
MISFIT
FOSSIL WATCHES
SMARTWATCHES
ACTIVITY TRACKERS
QUANTIFIABLE SELF
WATCHES
WATCH DESIGN
WEARABLES
Misft Debuts the Phase Hybrid Smartwatch
Plenty of companies in the wearable tech world have shied away from embracing traditional watch design in lieu of bands, bracelets or necklaces. As a relatively new product category—in the grand scheme of things—it's allowed for a clean slate of design...
CANALI
SONUS FABER
PRYMA
HEADPHONES
EARPHONES
ITALIAN LEATHER
MADE IN ITALY
Canali + PRYMA Limited Edition Headphones
Three prestigious Italian organizations unite for the new, handmade Canali + PRYMA Limited Edition Headphones. Italian heritage brand Canali lent their fashion house sensibilities and iconic texture to the shells and band. Luxury headphone-maker...
GOBY
TOOTHBRUSHES
ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSHES
HEALTH
CHARITY
WELLBEING
WELLNESS
DEVICES
Goby's Inexpensive Electric Toothbrush
Founded by friends Claire Burke and Ben Goldberg, Goby's main areas of focus are the health of users' mouths and bank accounts. The duo both felt priced out of the electric toothbrush game and decided to create their own version. The result is...
HEADPHONES
SPEAKERS
HUMAN
MUSIC
TECH DEVICES
WELLNESS
TECHNOLOGY
WELLBEING
HEALTH
INNOVATION
TRANSLATION
SLEEP
Sound by Human
At first glance, Sound by Human is unlike any listening device on the market. Seeking to reinvent both headphones and earphones, they felt the ideal form factor was in between the two; their on-ear design is a bit unconventional, as is the range...
RED DOT AWARDS
DCA
OPTIC
OPTIC HELMET
CYCLISTS
DESIGN AWARDS
SINGAPORE
DCA DESIGN
CYCLING
HELMETS
AUGMENTED REALITY
DCA Design's Optic Augmented Reality Cyclist Helmet
Snap judgments play a heavy role in the world of cycling. And now, Warwickshire, UK—based agency DCA Design has a proposal to give cyclists even more necessary information to make decisions quickly and safely. Their proposal for Optic, the winner of...
PAX
PAX ERA
PAX 3
VAPES
MARIJUANA
VAPORIZERS
PAX VAPOR
APPS
IPHONE APPS
PAX Lab's Two Next-Generation Vapes
Anyone familiar with PAX's previous range of vaporizers understands the impact they've had on the smoking community. Thus far, they've coupled a tech-forward vaporization experience with an elegant design-driven product. We've been fans forever...
GABO ARORA
FILMMAKERS
VIRTUAL REALITY
VR
UNITED NATIONS
UNVR
SOCIAL JUSTIVE
CLOUDS OVER SIDRA
SHORT FILMS
The Virtual Reality Works of United Nations Creative Director, Gabo Arora
One might not be aware of the fact that the United Nations has a Creative Director. And yet, Gabo Arora, the first person to hold such a title, is doing everything in his power to change that. From immersive, film-festival quality content to a dedicated...
STANDARD HOTELS
APPS
IOS APPS
ANDROID APPS
HOTEL BOOKING
NEW YORK
LOS ANGELES
NYC
TRAVEL
BOUTIQUE HOTELS
LAST MINUTE BOOKING
Standard International’s One Night App Incorporates Other Luxury Hotels
It's not often that a hotel brand develops a platform that's so successful they decide to open the service to competitors. And yet, that's the case with the new One Night app from Standard International (owners of the Standard Hotels and developers...
YEAY
APPS
TECH
SPONSORED
ADVERTORIAL
CREATIVE
INNOVATION
VIDEO
SHOPPING
Video Shopping With YEAY
Easy to use and beautifully designed, new app YEAY allows users to sell products, make videos and discover new designers—all with a social layer. With the control in the individual's hands, discovery is emphasized more than curation by a team or an...
LEICA
CAMERAS
PHOTOGRAPHY
INSTANT CAMERAS
LEICA SOFORT
FUJI
INSTAX
Leica's First-Ever Instant Camera
Using Fujifilm Instax Mini film, Leica's first-ever instant camera—the Sofort—has just been announced. The exciting news means that the trusted camera brand will include some of their best-known features with a camera style that oftentimes doesn...
NRG
RECYCLING
SNEAKERS
FOOTWEAR
CLIMATE CHANGE
CARBON EMISSIONS
CARBON FOOTPRINT
XPRIZE
NRG ENERGY
ENVIRONMENT
NRG's Sneaker Composed of Repurposed CO2
"We recycle plastic, paper and metal; why can't we recycle CO2?" Paul Bunje, Principal and Senior Scientist or Energy and Environment at XPRIZE, asked. With that, a $20 million competition, the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, was set into motion a year ago...
STENCIL
MORPHOLIO
DESIGN TOOLS
TRACE APP
STENCILS
IOS APPS
TABLETS
GRAPHIC DESIGN
DIGITAL DRAWING
IPAD
The First-Ever Customizable, Digital Stencil
It is now possible to take any image one creates, or finds (be that patterns, words, a product and more), and turn it into a digital stencil. Stencils have long factored into the world of art and design and now their use as a tool for creatives...
SAMSUNG
REFINERY29
29ROOMS
ART EXHIBITIONS
ART HEARTS FASHION
FASHION WEEK
NEW YORK FASHION WEEK
NYFW
VR
VIRTUAL REALITY
Technological Immersion During New York Fashion Week
Anyone keeping an eye on NYFW by way of hashtags and trending topics saw two reactions to Alexander Wang's collaborative carnival with adidas this past weekend: disappointment over the spectacle the whole week itself has become, versus excitement over...
APPLE
IPHONE
IPHONE7
HEADPHONES
EARPHONES
WIRELESS HEADPHONES
MASTER AND DYNAMIC
BANG AND OLUFSEN
WILLIAM
BOWERS AND WILKINS
BLUETOOTH
Wireless Headphones for the iPhone 7 and Beyond
Though wireless headphones have been available for a while now, recent technical innovations have led to a range of great options for design-minded music lovers. And this is just the beginning—Apple’s announcement of the headphone-jack-free iPhone...
FITNESS TRACKERS
WITHINGS
STEEL HR
ANALOG WATCHES
WRISTWATCHES
WATCH DESIGN
WATCHES
HEART RATE MONITORING
Withings Steel HR Fitness Tracker
There's a tremendous amount of semantic value to the round-faced watch. It is what most people visually associate with the idea of a wristwatch. And while smartwatches have toyed with their own, at times bold, visual language (and wearable fitness...
PHOTOGRAPHY
CAMERAS
TRAVEL
NAMIBIA
NIKON
SONY
IPHONE
REVIEWS
NOTES
AFRICA
NIKON D5
LENSES
IPHONE 6
Notes: The Three Camera Kit
I started taking pictures with my father’s Nikon F when I was eight years old and not long after began developing film and making prints in the darkroom. Back then watching a photo come to life in a tray of developer was instantly gratifying—granted...
FACEBOOK
PAGES
NEWS FEED
SOCIAL MEDIA
PUBLISHERS
ALGORITHMS
LIKE
Facebook Updates Its News Feed Algorithm (Again)
Facebook's News Feed algorithm is an ever-evolving beast, being tirelessly tweaked to keep users on the site as long as possible. The personalized stream of content eschews chronological order to essentially bring the most interesting, relevant...
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