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By Dean Roman aka blukid | Practical, innovative technology with a sense of style.

The Men’s Travel Clothes I Pack No Matter Where I’m Going

In my travels spanning 10 countries across four continents over the past five years, I’ve found that any comfortable clothes can get the job done. …

Clothing

Razer Introduces Their First Opto-Mechanical Keyboards

Posted in Computers and Tech<p>The Huntsman and Huntsman Elite keyboards from Razer are the brand’s first models to feature opto-mechanical key …

The Best Headphone Amplifiers Under $200

If you’re streaming music through Spotify, Pandora or Apple Music, chances are you’re listening to compressed MP3 files that are 30 to 40 percent of …

What Makes This Coffee Maker the Best? More Than You Might Think.

The Moccamaster, introduced by Technivorm in 1968, was the first coffee maker to earn SCA certification.

Coffeemakers

This Waterproof Bag Is the Toughest You Can Buy

Pacsafe has made a mission of integrating thief-proof components into its line of travel bags, and it’s newest release brings that technology to a …

Smartwool Launched Its New Pattern Collection so That You Don’t Have to Buy Boring Socks Anymore

Smartwool has been the leader in performance wool socks for years, but the aesthetics of its offerings have been decidedly <i>outdoor</i>. Because …

Lynea Lamps Bring Sophisticated Design & Style Without Wiring

Posted in Lighting and Space<p>Designed to function as hard-wired lighting without the hard wiring, Human Home’s Lynea lamps look seamless and save …

The Best Portable SSD

After researching 28 external solid-state drives and testing the four most promising contenders in 2017, we found that the best portable SSD is the …

Save 25% on This Best-In-Class Portable SSD Drive

The Samsung T5 (Gen 2) is one of the best portable hard drives you can buy. Released in July 2017, it’s been praised for its compact and drop-proof …

Portable

The Best Portable Headphone Amp With Built-In DAC

We tested 10 top-rated headphone amp plus USB DAC combo units with a blind-listening panel using three different headphones, five laptops, an iPhone, …

The Best NAS for Most Home Users

After testing five new two-bay network-attached storage (NAS) devices and comparing them against our previous picks, we found that the Synology …

Wi-Fi

The 8 Most — Interesting — Energy Foods

Taste is complex. The brain perceives flavor as a hodgepodge of sensory information drawn from the gustatory receptor cells in the tongue’s taste …

Food

The Best Fitness Trackers

We’ve spent more than 120 hours walking, running, sleeping, grocery shopping, kettlebell swinging, and cycling (indoors and out) to learn everything …

Garmin

The 15 Best Dopp Kits for Any Style and Budget

<i>Last Updated September, 2017.</i><p>A Dopp kit is both a statement of personal style and an immensely practical item. It contains the tools one uses to …

Clothing

Ready for Your First Mechanical Watch? Start Here

A recent story by <i>Fast Company</i> reported that, despite the ubiquity of smartphones and smartwatches, “old school watches are back in vogue and …

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10 Of The Finest New York Shoe Stores For Men Today

An expensive suit with dodgy shoes is never a good look on a guy. Whether you’re heading crosstown to the office or weekend bar hopping in Chelsea, …

BlackYak

GORE-TEX® Paramount Packer Backpack 23L

Porter introduces the 'Paramount Packer' series, a collection of technically advanced waterproof backpacks utilizing cutting edge GORE® Fabric for …

10 Best Suit Shops New York City Has To Offer For Men

The transition from boy to gentleman happens when you buy your first suit (sorry puberty).<p>In an urban world saturated with endless suit shops and …

Aesop

Summer Skin Care<p>For all under a radiant sun<p>As we bask in the sunshine and take shelter in climate controlled interiors, the body reacts, disturbing …

Marpac Finally Updates its Long-Outdated White Noise Machine

If the ‘70s are back in interior design, Marpac never got the memo. The company behind the Dohm — endorsed by <i>NYMag</i>, <i>GQ</i> and <i>The New York Times</i> — finally …

Interior Design

The Best Way to Take Your Dual-Monitor Setup On the Go

When traveling, do you miss your home desktop’s dual-monitor setup? If so, get a portable monitor and pair it with your laptop. There are several …

MacBook Pro

DJI drone buying guide: Spark vs. Mavic vs. Phantom

Plenty of companies are jostling to get drones in the air, but in our experience over the last few years, DJI always seems to be a step or two ahead …

Drones

Sous-Vide Cooking Just Got Easier (and More Affordable)

Anova, a leader in at-home precision cooking technologies, has launched its smallest, most affordable sous-vide circulator yet. The Nano, which …

Sous-vide Cooking

Roli expands its modular music gear with the touch-friendly Seaboard

Last year, Roli launched an affordable, modular music creation system called Blocks. At launch, the company sold a square Lightpad block (intended for tapping out melodies and drum beats) and two smaller blocks that let you adjust a variety of settings or record and loop your music. Users can snap …

The Best Carry-On Travel Bags

After researching 30 bags, testing seven, and flying across the country with two of them, we think the Tortuga Outbreaker is the best carry-on travel …

Garmin Introduces VIRB 360, Its First Spherical Action Cam

Posted in Photography and Tech<p>Garmin beat GoPro to the punch with the release of its new VIRB 360 spherical action camera. It shoots 5.7K HD footage …

The Best Gear for Travel

Traveling well can be one of life’s great pleasures, whether you’re alone or with friends and family. But what does it mean to travel well? Avoid …