Three techy tools every modern home needs—including a $1,000 touch-screen toaster
We’re constantly surrounding ourselves with the “smartest” devices possible—televisions that respond to voice commands, cars that give us directions and even cellphone controlled thermostats. So isn’t it about time we showed our kitchens some love too? Start small, with three high-tech tools that promise to bring unparalleled convenience to your ... More
A self-driving sports car, a grill that cooks meat to perfection and more from Las Vegas' Consumer Electronic Show
Thousands of gadget gurus and tech visionaries descend upon Las Vegas each January for the annual Consumer Electronics Show, where brands showcase the latest and greatest in consumer technology. This year, products ranged from driverless cars to bendable televisions—and even a bed that tracks your sleeping patterns. While ... More
A juicer, knife sharpener and wine server that’ll make you mad for metallic
Kitchens are filled with appliances that live tucked away behind closed cabinet doors—like that silly immersion blender, or the rice cooker you so ambitiously bought years ago after a fleeting moment of culinary inspiration. Here’s an idea: invest in something that’s beautiful enough to keep on your counter and you ... More
Is the Bkon Craft Brewer better suited for a science fair than your kitchen counter?
If brewing a steamy pot of tea is your form of cozy relaxation, then this gadget is in no way meant for you. Serious tea drinking connoisseurs, on the other hand, may see real potential here. Bkon’s Craft Brewer has the process of creating artful beverages quite literally ... More
What to know about Nespresso’s first foray into full-sized cups of coffee
Owning a Nespresso machine used to require a fervent commitment to European-style espresso. But now, the brand is expanding into the realm of actual coffee with its recently launched VertuoLine.
Aesthetically speaking, the machine is gorgeous—but it also delivers a pretty spectacular cup of coffee. It operates like a ... More
Here's how this soon-to-launch fitness tracker measures up against the competition
Not to be outdone by Fitbit, FuelBand and Jawbone, Samsung has unveiled Gear Fit, the brand’s first official fitness tracker. The gadget won’t be available until April, so in the meantime, here are five things to know before jumping on the fitness bracelet bandwagon.
Tomorrow's fanciest gadgets are already here. (We didn't say they were the most practical)
So maybe you’re not in the market for a carbon fiber 3D printer, or a gold stapler hand-crafted in Milan—but it doesn’t hurt to look, right? Here are six eye-pleasing gadgets that define high-concept design.
Standard iPhone earbuds feel like an afterthought compared ... More
When it comes to choosing a portable speaker, you typically have two not-so-great options: A small, light-weight unit with lackluster audio quality, or a unit that offers solid sound in a hefty package. We’re happy to announce that the conundrum has officially been resolved, thanks to the acoustic geniuses at ... More
In the market for a titanium and solid gold pen? You're in luck
Sure, you don't need a $1,200 fountain pen, but this one from Porsche Design might just be a worthwhile indulgence. The P’3135 Solid Fountain Pen boasts an 18K gold nib—for the non-pen savvy, "nib" is a fancy way of saying "point"—and the barrel is milled from a ... More
With its sleek minimalist design and its ease of use, we might just put one in each room of our home
You know that feeling you get when you excitedly unpack a shiny new gadget and break out the instruction manual—only to find that it's written as clearly as ancient hieroglyphics? That's what we expected to happen with the STELLÉ Audio Couture Pillar Speaker. Because when something looks so sophisticated, it probably ... More