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Orée iPhone 6/6+ Wood Shell Wireless Charger
Following up on the success of last year's Pebble 2—a wireless charging hub crafted in the south of France with premium hardwood or stone options—French tech accessories design firm Orée has returned with the iPhone 6/6+ Shell. On the surface, the...
COOKING
CROCK POTS
KITCHEN APPLIANCES
SLOW COOKERS
SOUS VIDE
App-Enabled Cooc Countertop Slow Cooker
The slow cooker has been a staple in kitchens around the world for decades. Whether it's ease of operation or the delectable impact on the food inside, there's no denying the value. However, it's one appliance that—until now—hasn't seen much innovation...
APPLE
KNOG
LIGHTS
PHOTOGRAPHY
IPHONE 6
IPHONE 6 PLUS
IPHONE ACCESSORIES
AUSTRALIA
IPHONE
Knog's Expose Smart Light for iPhone
Despite smartphone camera capabilities encroaching upon and even surpassing the bulk of point-and-shoot cameras on the market, our digital Swiss army knives still have some hardware weak points—even the almighty iPhone. Melbourne, Australia-based...
DRONES
NANO DRONES
QUADCOPTERS
TRNDLABS
NETHERLANDS
REMOTE CONTROLLED
GADGETS
SKEYE Nano Drone
At just four centimeters by four centimeters, the SKEYE Nano Drone from Netherlands-based gadget-maker TRNDlabs is presently the smallest consumer quadcopter on the market. Appearing like a prop out of a Honey, I Shrunk the Kids/Star Wars mashup...
BIKES
EXERCISE
INDOOR CYCLING
TRAINING
VIRTUAL REALITY
BIKE GEAR
FITNESS ENTERTAINMENT
MOUNTAIN BIKING
SPORTS
ACTIVE
EBOVE
CES
CES2015
The Ebove Bike from Activetainment
For most adrenaline-seeking mountain-bikers, sitting on a stationary bike is less of a substitute for the real thing and more cruel and unusual punishment. But as technology aids indoor trainers in becoming more engaging, staying bike-fit throughout...
HUSH
INSTAGRAM
SOCIAL MEDIA
WEEVMEE
DESIGN STUDIOS
PERSONALIZED
TECHNOLOGY
WEB APPS
Weevmee Captures a Year in One Image
Leading up to new year's eve, social media sites fill up with flipbook-like posts compiling the best of users' years. As a more artistic option, drawing upon the colors and tones of the last 365 days, NYC-based design agency HUSH developed Weevmee;...
3D PRINTING
DIY
FORMLABS
SPEAKERS
A DIY 3D-Printed Speaker From Formlabs
After an almost $3 million round of Kickstarter funding in 2012 and a comprehensive, updated overhaul of their stereolithographic 3D printer two years later, Boston's Formlabs is debuting new software features for their Form 1+ that once again keep...
DATA
DATA VISUALIZATION
INTERACTIVE
INTERVIEWS
NYC
BEST OF CH 2014
QUANTIFIED
Best of CH 2014: Data Visualization
With 2014 complete, we can now take a look back at the year from a quantified point of view. This interactive data map visualizes CH's most commonly used keywords, which are represented as bubbles within a ring of our main content categories. Each...
EQUIPMENT
GADGETS
INNOVATION
MOTORCYCLE RIDING
MOTORCYCLES
SAFETY
TECH FABRICS
Alpinestars' Wearable Airbag for Motorcyclists
Motorsports outfitter Alpinestars has reached another milestone in its illustrious 50-year history. After giving professional motorcycle racers and track riders the Tech-Air Race electronic airbag suit—which in essence inflates at the very moment...
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...
DRONES
HD CAMERAS
KICKSTARTER
NANO
TORQUING GROUP LTD
ZANO
CES
ZANO, a Nano Aerial Drone
For everything from the film and recreation to action sport industries, personal drones have greatly stretched the limits of remote filming in recent years. And, now that they're getting smaller, more affordable and more nimble, they're even becoming...
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...
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