Richard Vasquez

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Why the higher cost of a new house may be worth it

Buying a new home instead of an existing one has plenty of perks: Maintenance costs will likely be lower, the home will be more energy efficient and …

Real Estate

This Is What A Holographic iPhone Might Look Like

Lasers. Infrared sensors. Parabolic mirror assemblies. These are the technologies that could allow iPhones of the future to project holograms from 3-D screens, according to a new Apple patent application.<p>Now, whether or not Apple will actually make such a device, no one knows. It’s perfectly common …

Patents

Axor Starck V: Philippe Starck’s Latest Design for Axor

Philippe Starck continues his partnership with Axor, Hansgrohe SE’s designer brand, with their latest endeavor – Axor Starck V. The mind-blowing …

Furniture

Architizer

COOL-IT Water Carafe

Winner of the <b>Design Plus</b> 2014 award, <i>COOL-IT</i> is a 1.5-liter glass carafe for keeping drinks chilled in the fridge. It has an easy to open and close …

In the Details: How to Turn Trash-Picked Furniture Into an $11,000-Dollar Armoire

<i>A wardrobe salvaged from the trash (left) was repurposed for Lucas en Lucas's Trash Closet. All photos by Rene Mesman</i><p>One man's trash is Marijke and …

Prototyping

AirSnap Helps You Take Beautiful Group Selfies By Pairing Two iOS Devices

How many times have you stepped out of the group to click pictures, feeling left out as others posed? Or have there been instances when you’re jostling to get back for a group picture after setting the timer of a camera shutter? While there is Samsung NX Mini, which comes with an LCD screen that …

Anti-Social Network Helps You Avoid People You Don’t Want To See

Sick of running into your ex? Brian Moore was, so he developed Cloak, an app that warns you when other people are nearby.<p>There is no shortage of social media apps out there that will loudly broadcast to everyone where you are at every second of the day. Rarer is the app that exists to obfuscate …

Hoop Tracker Basketball Smartwatch Provides Automatic, Real-Time Shot Tracking

This embed is invalid<p>Playing basketball is fun, but I am bad at it. I might be less bad if I used the Hoop Tracker smartwatch, which is designed very specifically for basketball, unlike most wearables that aim at a more general audience. The new Kickstarter project promises instant analysis and …