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DRONES
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DJI
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VIDEO
DJI’s Portable, Powerful Mavic Air High-Resolution Drone
by Michael Frank When DJI launched the Spark Drone last year, anyone who likes to take photos on the move went a little nuts. Past drones, even the reasonably small, 1.6 pound Mavic Pro (three by three by four inches) couldn’t touch the .6 pound...
CES
CES 2018
TECHNOLOGY
CARS
USER INTERFACE
USER EXPERIENCE
AMAZON ALEXA
GOOGLE ASSISTANT
WELLNESS
SLEEP
DJI
MERCEDES-BENZ
CAMERAS
SOMNOX
HIVE
VIVINT
NUTRIBULLET
Our Favorites from CES 2018
The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas promises endless crowds, countless gadgets and a consuming buzz that’s heard around the world. This year the addition of a torrential rainstorm and a power outage at the Las Vegas Convention Center...
IOS APPS
WEBSITES
USER EXPERIENCE
ANDROID APPS
ONLINE VIDEO
VIDEO
SOCIAL MEDIA
DAILYMOTION
The All-New Dailymotion
Here at CH we can appreciate the immense amount of strategic thought that goes into a user experience-driven redesign. Dailymotion, the Vivendi-owned video platform, has relaunched in the US as part of a global rollout focused on creating a new...
REEBOK
FITNESS
FLEXWEAVE
MODLA
ALTITUDE TRAINING
SNEAKERS
SHOES
FABRICS
WOVEN FABRICS
3D PRINTING
Reebok + Modla Flexweave Altitude Training Mask
As a demonstration of the dynamic nature of their forthcoming Flexweave material, Reebok invited three global design firms each to imagine a new collaborative product—and produce a prototype of it. Rotterdam's Odd Matter envisioned a furniture series...
CH OMAKASE
OMAKASE
OMAKASE 2017
NATIVE UNION
IPHONE ACCESSORIES
CABLES
CHARGING CABLES
CH Omakase 2017: Native Union Night Cable
For Omakase, these premium 10-foot-long NIGHT charging cables from Native Union, made only in an edition of 100, were customized with a CH-embossed leather strap. The signature weighted knot, one of many simple, smart innovations the brand has...
AIRMEGA
AIR PURIFIERS
PURIFIERS
HEPA
HOME APPLIANCES
HOME
WELLNESS
Elegant, Powerful Airmega HEPA Air Purifiers
In the quest for air purification at home, one has to shuffle through a lot of products before finding something that actually works well and looks good. Through an extended test of the Airmega 400S—one of four products the brand offers—we are...
VOLVO
BOWERS WILKINS
STUDIO VISITS
CARS
AUTO
SOUND SYSTEM
HIFI
TECH
BRITISH
TEST DRIVES
Bowers + Wilkins Bring HiFi Sound to Volvo
by Andrew Maness It was at the New York International Auto Show a few years back that we developed a keen interest in the British speaker company Bowers + Wilkins. Since getting a quick demo of their system in the then new second generation Volvo...
RALLY RD
CLASSIC CARDS
APPS
TECH
INVESTMENT APPS
POP UPS
Classic Car Investment App Rally Rd's Downtown NYC Pop-Up
Per the Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index, classic car values have increased by 404% in the last 10 years. That's not why the team behind Rally Rd developed their unique platform, however. The goal with this alternative investment program happens...
TECH
OUTDOORS
HEALTH
WELLBEING
SMARTWATCHES
WATCHES
TECH ACCESSORIES
Suunto's Spartan Sport Wrist HR Baro Watch
The Finnish word "suunta" roughly translates to "direction," which is precisely what Tuomas Vohlen was seeking when he founded Suunto in 1936. One of his first inventions was a liquid-filled field compact compass that could be worn on the wrist...
RANGE ROVER VELAR
SPONSORED
TECHNOLOGY
USER INTERFACE
USER EXPERIENCE
AI
VOICE INTERFACE
FIN
MOTIV
WEARABLES
SOUNDHOUND
Tech Evolutions that Simplify the User Experience
The mouse enabled graphical interfaces decades ago. Wireless data enabled us to remain connected on the go. Faster processors and smaller sensors have increased the range of what our devices can do. In this world of rapidly evolving tech, consideration...
APPLE
IPHONE
PHOTOGRAPHY
DEPTH PHOTOGRAPHY
IOS
APPS
PHOTO APPS
FOCOS
INFLTR
Depth Photography Apps and the New iPhones
Apple introduced Portrait Mode awhile back utilizing the dual lenses on their plus model phones to map depth in an image and blur out the background, creating the effect of a fast lens with the aperture wide open. With both the iPhone 8+ and the...
APPLE
APPLE WATCH
WEARABLES
ACTIVITY TRACKERS
SIRI
WATCHOS
HANDS-ON REVIEWS
Notes: The Apple Watch 3 Has Me Back on the Kool-Aid
When the original Apple Watch launched in the spring of 2015 I was obsessed with the promise of a wearable to end all wearables. After all, Apple did it with the iPhone—a device that changed the world for businesses and consumers alike and set a course...
GOOGLE
PRODUCT DESIGN
PIXEL
HOME
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
MOBILE PHONES
IVY ROSS
INTERVIEWS
Interview: Ivy Ross, Google’s Head of Hardware Design
In her role as VP of Hardware Design at Google, Ivy Ross brings creative expertise in everything from fashion and jewelry to toys and art and even sound healing and Mien Shiang (the Chinese art of face-reading). She dropped out of college right before...
SONOS
SPEAKERS
SONOS ONE
AMAZON ALEXA
VOICE ASSISTANTS
TECH
New Sonos One Speaker
Today Sonos announced the Sonos One (an all-new though similar-looking product to the PLAY:1) that many have been waiting for—one of their premium speakers with built-in connectivity to audio assistants that can now control the music on your Sonos...
NIKON
CAMERAS
PHOTOGRAPHY
DSLRS
CAMERA TECHNOLOGY
TECH
Nikon Keeps on Breaking New Technological Hurdles
By Michael Frank Beware: some of what follows may be a bit 101-level for more advanced photographers. It’s a comparison of two of Nikon’s newest cameras, but we’re doing a bit of tech overview here as well, so if you long ago gave up shooting...
FITBIT
WATCHES
SMART WATCHES
SMARTWATCHES
FITNESS
HEALTH
WELLNESS
FITNESS TRACKER
Fitbit’s Ionic Smartwatch
by Michael Frank Fitbit has had a simple formula for success: target women. Think about the average Fitbit wearer and it’s not only a woman, it’s a younger, gym-going woman. To make progress Fitbit needs men to care about its wearables...
LENSABL
LENSES
EYEGLASSES
GLASSES
PRESCRIPTION LENSES
EYEWEAR
Lensabl's Quality Prescription Lenses For Any Frames
Eliminating the need for one of the most painstaking, time-consuming and relatively expensive processes, Lensabl makes lenses for any pair of glasses you own. Unlike other online spectacle and sunglasses retailers, there are no frames for sale here...
POLAROID
POLAROID ORIGINALS
CAMERAS
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOS
FILM
IMPOSSIBLE PROJECT
INSTANT PHOTOGRAPHY
The New Polaroid Originals Camera + Film
by Tara Fraser Today marks the 80th anniversary of iconic analog instant photography brand Polaroid—and with it comes a some big news. Thanks to an acquisition by the largest shareholder in Impossible Project, Polaroid analog photography is...
CARS
MERCEDES-BENZ
HYBRID CARS
EMOBILITY
E350E
ELECTRIC CARS
URBAN MOBILITY
Mercedes-Benz eMobility and the E350e
"Mercedes-Benz invented the car more than 130 years ago introducing individual mobility to society. I think it's our responsibility to move in to a more sustainable, environmental friendly driving system," Jochen Hermann, Head of Development CASE...
APPLE
IPAD
IOS
MACBOOK
TIPS AND TRICKS
TECH GADGETS
iOS 11 Almost Turns an iPad into a MacBook
Next Tuesday Apple will be hosting an event where we expect to see the unveil of their latest iPhone. As it's the 10th anniversary of the game-changing device, expectations are high for a significant new design. While I'm in that camp, I'm honestly...
STAR WARS
LITTLEBITS
TECH
R2D2
KIDS
CHILDREN
TOYS
GAMES
DROIDS
littleBits + Star Wars' Droid Inventor Kit
When littleBits joined forces with the Disney Accelerator program last year the teams' mutual goal was to encourage more girls to experiment with STEM/STEAM (science, tech, engineering and math) without making a product that was gendered. Star...
IPHONE
ANDROID
CAMERA APPS
INSTAGRAM
GUDAK CAM
DISPOSABLE CAMERAS
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTO APPS
KODAK
Gudak Cam "Disposable Camera" App for iOS
From a “film roll” of 24 shots to three days dedicated to "processing" after images are snapped, the Gudak Cam app does more than borrow graphic design from the disposable cameras of yesteryear; the company is attempting to replicate the emotions...
ZERO K
COOLING WIPES
COOLING
PEPPERMINT
FITNESS
FITNESS STUDIOS
SKINCARE
WELLNESS
TRAVEL
Mild Peppermint Freshness From Zero K Single Cooling Wipes
Whether you're trekking the urban or actual jungle cooling soap, we grabbed hold of some Zero K wipes offer a new (and proprietary) way to keep your cool. On spunlace nonwoven fabric pads, a 98% natural or naturally derived, proprietary cooling...
VOLKSWAGEN
CARS
AUTOMOBILES
AUTO DESIGN
ELECTRIC CARS
VW
VW MICROBUS
PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS DELEGANCE
Volkswagen's I.D. BUZZ Electric Concept Car Will Go Into Production
Reminiscent of the iconic VW Microbus with a future-forward sheen, the I.D. BUZZ Electric Concept Car drew much acclaim at both the Detroit Auto Show and the Geneva International Motorshow. At this week's prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance...
ALOE
APPS
SELF-CARE
FEMSPLAIN
AMBER DISCKO
IOS APPS
WELLNESS
ADDICTION
Aloe Self-Care App
The internet is a black hole and one we must frequently pry ourselves from. With constant connectivity, a 24-hour news cycle, social media doubling as a personal brand broadcast platform and the jitteriness that accompanies it all, the Aloe self...
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