Olio Model One Smartwatch

A true time-saver, this luxury accessory doesn't sacrifice design for tech

by Michael Frank The team behind the new Olio Model One—veterans of Apple, Google, Movado, Audi and Pixar—have acknowledged something that all smartwatch makers should too: the fact that, for 400 years, people have been choosing watches for style. And no matter how many tricks and tech features can be integrated into a watch, the factor will always be important. Olio’s creators say most of …

The kSafe Smart Jar

For those who can’t resist unnecessary snacking, the new kSafe smart jar is here to help. Developed by Kitchen Safe inventors Ryan Sang and David Krippendorf, the souped-up cookie jar will only unlock its contents once a set goal is achieved. An accompanying app allows users to set either an activity goal, location requirement or time limit—meaning that you’ll have to burn a certain amount …

Introducing the Runcible Heirloom Electronic

A next generation mobile phone and wearable tech hybrid inspired by a pocket watch and built to last

Even today’s most beautifully designed smartphones will be disposed of in time. As the technology within becomes outdated, the whole device is discarded or donated and the collective conscious grabs hold of something shiny and new. Not only does SF design firm Monohm rethink that behavior with their new creation Runcible, they also challenge us to consider our patterns of mobile phone and wearable tech …