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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...
BICYCLE BELLS
BLUBEL
LONDON
BIKE BELLS
NAVIGATION
SASHA AFANASIEVA
SATNAV
BLUETOOTH
Blubel: A Bicycle Bell That Navigates
The charming chime of a bike bell has long provided one use: to alert those around that a cyclist is coming. Blubel, funding on Kickstart now, offers far more. Through LED gestures on the bell's facade, it actually guides bike riders utilizing...
AUDIO
SPEAKERS
SOUNDSYSTEM
DEVIALET
SUBWOOFERS
AMPLIFIERS
MADE IN FRANCE
ROSE GOLD
BLUETOOTH SPEAKERS
HOME AUDIO
Devialet Phantom Speaker Turns (Rose) Gold
Despite its innocuous, small egg shape, the powerful all-in-one Phantom speaker from French audiophiles Devialet is an incredible engineering feat to be proud of (they hold 102 patents as proof). During our in-person demo of the product, the Phantom...
DOPPLER LABS
HERE ONE
HERE ACTIVE LISTENING
EARBUDS
WIRELESS EARBUDS
NOISE CANCELING HEADPHONES
HEADPHONES
TECH ACCESSORIES
Doppler Labs' Here One Listening System
Only a year ago, SF-based Doppler Labs (whose mission is to put a computer in every person's ear) raised $635,189 on Kickstarter for their debut product Here Active Listening, a set of earbuds that allows wearers to alter sounds in the real world...
STOCKHOLM
CONFERENCES
EVENTS
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
AI
CHATBOTS
BOTS
GRIEVING
LOSS
TECHNOLOGY
TECH
SYMPOSIUM STOCKHOLM
Symposium Stockholm 2016: Eugenia Kuyda
When Eugenia Kuyda’s best friend Roman passed away last year, it was the first time the CEO of Luka lost someone so close—and she was unaccustomed to experiencing such grief. Luka, which Kuyda founded, is an artificial intelligence company that...
PAKPOD
TRIPODS
CAMERA GEAR
TECH ACCESSORIES
CAMERAS
CAMERA ACCESSORIES
PHOTOGRAPHY
GOPRO
UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY
Pakpod: a Versatile Tripod
There is a plentitude of desirable features at play within the new Pakpod tripod. Enough, in fact, that we feel comfortable calling it one of the most clever on the market for lightweight cameras, GoPros and smartphones. It's durable—made from...
WEARABLES
WELLBEING
WEARABLE TECH
QUANTIFIED SELF
BIOMETRIC ART
VINAYA
EMOTIONAL HEALTH
BEHAVIOR
PRODUCTIVITY
STRESS
HAPPINESS
MENTAL HEALTH
Wearable Tech Gets Emotional
London-based tech design studio and lab Vinaya wants wearables to make us feel more human and less hamster. For its debut line Altruis, they developed luxe—albeit still bulky—jewelry in iPhone-evoking colors that vibrates different patterns under...
CAMERAS
PHOTOGRAPHY
NIKON
NIKON D500
DSLR
TECH REVIEWS
NIGHT SKY
SPORTS CAMERAS
Nikon's D500 Satiates the Need for Speed
Nikon released the D5 and D500 last month to great fanfare—and the latter especially appeals to photography lovers whose professions don't warrant paying $6500 for the new flagship DSLR. The D500 is a true replacement camera for the D300 series (which...
MOLEKULE
AIR PURIFIERS
LED TECHNOLOGY
MOLECULAR AIR PURIFIERS
HOME DECOR
HEALTH
WELLNESS
WELLBEING
CLEAN AIR
HOME
Molekule's Hyper-Advanced Molecular Air Purification System
For decades now, there has been very little innovation in the air purification game—when it comes to the way pollutants are trapped and the filters store it all. After 20 years of research and development, and funding from the US Environmental...
PHOTOGRAPHY
LENSES
REVIEWS
NIKON
SIGMA
BOKEH
NOTES
CAMERAS
Notes: Prime, Fast and Wide
Prime and fast. As a photographer, these are the two most important words that describe the lenses I use. Prime, meaning one focal length—not a zoom lens. Fast, meaning a wide aperture to let in lots of light. Prime lenses not only deliver sharper...
HEADPHONES
NURA
EARPHONES
CUSTOM SOUND
TECH ACCESSORIES
MUSIC
CUSTOM HEADPHONES
Nura Headphones Adapt to Your Eardrums
Whether or not you think about it with regularity, the fact remains that no two people hear things exactly the same way. From genetics to our unique ear canals and even the way we develop over time, sound hits our eardrums in different ways. And...
APPS
VIDEO CHAT
GROUP CHAT
MESSAGING APPS
SMARTPHONES
IPHONES
ANDROIDS
AIRTIME
SEAN PARKER
Sean Parker's Rebooted Airtime App
It's been easy to take part in group video chats on web browsers thanks to Google Hangouts, Skype or Oovoo. On the go, however, FaceTime (for example) sticks strictly to a one-on-one format—and Snapchat only allows for two-way conversations. So...
BIOLITE
BASELANTERN
KICKSTARTER
BLUETOOTH
CAMPING
SMARTGRIDS
CAMP GEAR
LAMPS
FLASHLIGHTS
POWERBANKS
TECH
PORTABLE
OUTDOORS
GEAR
BioLite's Portable BaseLantern
Portable energy brand BioLite (perhaps best known for their CampStove and its continued developments) is no stranger to Kickstarter. Two years ago, they successfully funded and delivered upon a campaign that raised over a million dollars for their...
TECH
IPHONES
IPHONE DOCK
LAMPS
LIGHTING
TECH ACCESSORIES
PORTABLE
CAMPING
DECOR
HOME DECOR
Mushroom Lamp and iPhone Dock
While there's no shortage of iPhone chargers and docks in the world, not many combine extra uses, portability and a cute design. The Mushroom Lamp—currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter—promises to charge your phone and provide ambient lighting...
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