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Bookmark This! August 19, 2014 posted by

Currently Down – taking website status checking to a whole new level of cool

It can be pretty annoying if you want to visit a website and you can’t access it for some reason, especially when it’s hard to know whether it’s just your fault, or whether the site is down for everyone out there. That’s why there’s a few services available which offer to help you find out the truth behind the problem, but now there’s a rather cool newcomer on the scene.


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Currently Down – taking website status checking to a whole new level of cool
cool tech August 19, 2014 posted by

Misfit Shine – it’s like an overly attached girlfriend of wearable fitness devices

There are a ton of fitness bands and tracking apps on the market today. It makes sense to combine our digital world with the fitness world, so it’s no surprise to find that the marriage of working out and technology has spawned all types of apps and product to do just that. The Misfit Shine is one such product, and keeps track of your health, waking and sleeping.


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Misfit Shine –  it’s like an overly attached girlfriend of wearable fitness devices
Awesome August 14, 2014 posted by

Commuter Suit – the perfect commuter gear for the upwardly mobile cyclist

Oh how we love it when form and function come together in perfect harmony, and so it is with this super cool bit of fashion wear called the Commuter Suit. Designed by American fashion house Parker Dusseau, this is a fully tailored man’s business suit, which is made specifically for those who prefer to cycle to work, rather than take the lazy way to the top.


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Commuter Suit – the perfect commuter gear for the upwardly mobile cyclist
cool tech August 13, 2014 posted by

Fly6 – bicycle tail light and HD camera combo keeps cyclists safe and makes motorists more careful

One day motorists and cyclists will be great friends, and the two will enjoy each other’s company, get invited to weddings together and all kinds of nice stuff. But at the moment there’s definitely some work needed to make sure the two can co-exist on the road in a spirit of harmony, and this clever product may help.


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Fly6 – bicycle tail light and HD camera combo keeps cyclists safe and makes motorists more careful
cool tech August 8, 2014 posted by

Threadsmiths Cavalier – the first water and dirt repelling T-shirt in the world

Yay, it looks like we’re heading for a world where we never have to wash our clothes again. No wait… OK, so we’ll probably have to do a bit of washing for certain particular garments, but wouldn’t it be great if we never needed to worry about most of our wardrobe cleaning? Think of the money saved, not to mention the planet.


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Threadsmiths Cavalier – the first water and dirt repelling T-shirt in the world
cool tech July 29, 2014 posted by

Amazon 3D Printing Store – suddenly 3D printing isn’t a fad any more

Anyone who thought that 3D printing was purely a trendy fad, which would fade away once people got bored with it, should perhaps pop on over to the brand new Amazon 3D Printing Store. When the world’s largest online retailer dedicates a whole section to a new category like this, it’s time to sit up and take notice. You have been told.


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Amazon 3D Printing Store – suddenly 3D printing isn’t a fad any more
Awesome July 28, 2014 posted by

The Victorinox Swisscard Lite Pocket Tool – a new look for an old favorite

The Swiss Army knife is the staple of any outdoor kid. I’m not exactly sure what the Swiss Army does, considering their multi-tool has always featured a corkscrew, bottle opener, and a nail file, but it seems like the kind of warfare I can get behind. In any case, if the classic Swiss style knife is too much for you, let’s introduce the Victorinox Swisscard Lite Pocket Tool.


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The Victorinox Swisscard Lite Pocket Tool – a new look for an old favorite
cool tech July 25, 2014 posted by

Nanoleaf Bloom – the first bulb in the world to turn an ordinary light switch into a dimmer

Back in November of last year we reported on the Nanoleaf, a clever ultra low power LED bulb which uses a fraction of the electricity of a standard bulb and lasts a heck of a long time without degrading the light intensity. Well the team is back with a new product which looks even more interesting.


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Nanoleaf Bloom – the first bulb in the world to turn an ordinary light switch into a dimmer
cool tech July 23, 2014 posted by

Priority Bicycle – maintenance free bicycle with stunning looks and a great price

It took us a while to work out what was different about this new budget bicycle, but after we clicked, we were instantly impressed. The designer of the Priority Bicycle has completely done away with all the messy and complicated bits on conventional bikes, and produced something that is as clean and functional as anything you’ll see on the streets today.


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Priority Bicycle – maintenance free bicycle with stunning looks and a great price
cool tech July 22, 2014 posted by

TableTop Aquaponics – grow your own food the healthy sustainable way

In case you hadn’t heard, food is getting more expensive, mostly due to rising harvesting, shipping, and processing costs. One answer to the problem has been to start looking at alternative, more local and efficient ways to produce food for communities wherever they are, and Aquaponics looks like a solid solution. The system marries aquaculture (aka fish farming) with hydroponics, to deliver fresh home grown vegetables along with fish supplies when needed.


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TableTop Aquaponics – grow your own food the healthy sustainable way
cool tech July 22, 2014 posted by

Milktape – relive the glorious retro art style of mixtapes

Remember when mixtapes used to be that ‘special‘ gift? If you don’t, go take a look at John Cusack in the excellent High Fidelity movie. They could mean so many things. It could just be, “I think these songs are rad” or it could say, “I think you’re rad.” Too bad it’s a dying art. Or at least it was. Milktape is reviving the mixtape as a form of communication for lovers and friends alike.


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Milktape – relive the glorious retro art style of mixtapes
cool tech July 22, 2014 posted by

S.E.L.F.I.E – magic mirror automatically takes your photo, posts it to Twitter

Taking a selfie is serious business. Five minutes on the internet will teach you that. But imagine for a moment if you could take one without your phone showing up in the picture or the odd outstretched selfie arm angle. Well the guys at iStrategyLabs have created just that with S.E.L.F.I.E. – The Self Enhancing Live Feed Image Engine.


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S.E.L.F.I.E – magic mirror automatically takes your photo, posts it to Twitter
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