Jean-Francois Tremblay

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Inboard M1 Electric Skateboard

Electric skateboards are a great new technology, but most have a bulky battery sitting underneath that takes away from the look and riding …

Inside iPhone 7: Why Apple Killed The Headphone Jack

The standard audio jack that connects your headphones to just about everything has been around for nearly 150 years. Here's why Apple thought it was time for a change.<p><b>Apple VP Greg Joswiak is</b> grinning as he holds up what is easily the smallest iPhone adapter I have ever seen. iPod white and about …

Mobile Technology

Apple is killing the headphone jack — here's how headphone companies are preparing for a total hardware revolution

Apple is reportedly ditching the 3.5 mm headphone jack in the next iPhone. And Intel is reportedly helping further USB-C's status as an alternative digital-audio connector — the implication being that it could one day serve as the 3.5 mm jack's successor on future Android phones and laptops. Some …

Stanley Adventure Cocktail Set

Just because you're hiking, camping, or otherwise enjoying nature doesn't mean you can't also enjoy a good drink. This Stanley Adventure Cocktail Set …

Filson MITI Camp Stove

Posted in Camping and Gear<p>This flat packable stainless steel camp stove-top heats up using a single log. And the setup is simple: Affix the stove to …

Sony Glass Sound Speaker

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech<p>Sony’s Glass Sound Speaker is a wireless Bluetooth speaker built into an LED lantern, a unique speaker that merges …

UCI scientists stumble upon the key to never-ending batteries

What usually happens when someone goofs off at work? For most people this typically means missing a deadline or (at the very least) upsetting your …

Timberland Lineman Boot

Posted in Boots and Wear<p>Constructed with full-grain leathers made in the USA and inspired by their original pole-climbing boots of the early 1900s, …

Haiku Garage Light

Bright, tough, and a snap to install, Garage Series LED fixtures from Haiku Home are built to provide the mission-critical light your toughest spaces …

Stanley Adventure Percolator

Posted in Camping and Gear<p>Stanley’s Adventure Percolator takes it back to Granddad’s day when percolating was the preferred way to brew camp coffee. …

SipaBoards Fisherman

Posted in Gear<p>This is no ordinary inflatable SUP. Sipa’s Red Dot Award Winning Fisherman is designed to carry you & your fishing gear silently into …

Logo Stamps Design

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Tippleman's Cocktail Syrups

Created by a couple who owned a pre-prohibition era bar, Tippleman's Cocktail Syrups were once only available on site in Charleston, but are now …

What is the difference between a lager and an ale?

Hint: it has nothing to do with the beer's flavor.<p>For the average beer drinker, the difference between an ale and a lager comes down to how the beer looks, smells, and tastes. Ales tend to be fruity-estery, while lagers are clean-tasting and frequently described as "crisp." But to a brewer, the …

Lomo'Instant Montenegro Camera

Classic looks meet the convenience of instant in the Lomo'Instant Montenegro Camera. Inspired by the picturesque Balkan country, it's clad in genuine …

Heinnie Haynes Carabiner Knife

Posted in Gear and Tools<p>With its blade and handle made of Titanium-coated 440A stainless steel, the compact Carabiner Knife features a 1.5-inch blade …

Fave Knives

Posted in Gear and Kitchen and Space<p>Fave brand knives are designed & crafted in the suburbs of Boston. These full-tang high-carbon 420 stainless …

EDC: Stealth

Tactica One Bottle Opener ($30). <br>Fenix E05 Flashlight ($20). <br>SOG Aegis Mini Knife ($50). <br>Jack Spade Credit Card Holder ($58). <br>Nite Ize Slidelock …

Knives

AmpStrip Heart Rate Monitor

Measuring just 3.5 inches long, an inch wide, and less than a quarter of an inch thick, the AmpStrip Heart Rate Monitor is an ideal replacement for …

Ka-Bar Ka-Barley Bottle Opener

Lightweight yet surprisingly rugged thanks to thermoplastic resin construction, the Ka-Bar Ka-Barley Bottle Opener will fit right in with your other …

The Gold Apple Watch Is Perfect For Douchebags

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Kevin Rose is the founder of Digg, a technology investor, and CEO of North Technologies, creator of the watch news aggregator, Watchville.</i><p>I’m a mechanical watch collector and self admitted Apple fanboy. I wanted to love the Apple Watch Edition (Edition = marketing speak for “gold”). …

New Android Wear-powered Huawei Watch shown off in two promo videos

Huawei has plans to unveil their first Android Wear-powered smartwatch, the Huawei Watch, at MWC 2015. Ahead of the company’s press event which will be held Sunday, March 1st, Huawei has released two new promotional videos showcasing the new watch. The videos were just recently posted on the …

Mobile Technology

Turn Your Old iPhone Into A New, Braun-Inspired Radio

Your old iPhone might not run the latest apps or hold a charge all day, but it’s still an amazing little machine, capable of upgrading almost any appliance in your home, if only there was a way to make that happen.<p>The iReadyO radio ($83), a new Kickstarter project by the Korean design studio PlusD, …

Elastic Precision Rubber Band Guns

Shooting guns at your annoying co-workers and family members isn't acceptable behavior. Shooting them with Elastic Precision Rubber Band Guns is. …

Somabar Robotic Bartender

There's nothing quite like having a well-crafted cocktail in the comfort of your own home, but unless you're dedicated, odds are your mixology skills …

Menu Champagne Sabre

For something truly impressive this New Year's Eve, or at any celebration, it's tough to top this Champagne Sabre from Menu. Use this piece of …

Nano Drone

If you're a fan of all things remote controlled, or are just fascinated with drone culture and the growing interest surrounding it, the Nano Drone …

Drones

Nasa researches Star Trek warp drive for future space travel

Nasa scientists are developing a Star Trek-style “warp drive” that may eventually allow spacecraft to travel to the stars faster the speed of light.<p>Dr Harold White, a physicist at Nasa’s Johnson Space Centre, is conducting research to create a warp in space and time.<p>These so called “warp bubbles” …

Space Travel