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cool tech April 24, 2014 posted by

AyeGear 22 – the ultimate bulge free, water resistant, 22 pocket geek traveler jacket

True road warriors know that you can never have enough space to hold all your stuff. And by stuff we’re talking about vital, crucial stuff, not just the odd box of Kleenex and a tube of toothpaste. If you’re serious about your geek, you need to carry your gadget universe wherever you go. Which can get tricky.


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AyeGear 22 – the ultimate bulge free, water resistant, 22 pocket geek traveler jacket
cool tech April 24, 2014 posted by

Container House – $60,000 home builds in four days with 3 workers, a crane, wrench and a drill

The price of housing is getting ridiculous in many of the world’s major locations, which is why we have to applaud any attempt to try and even the odds for those of us too poor to pay $1 million for a two bedroom apartment above a bakery.


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Container House – $60,000 home builds in four days with 3 workers, a crane, wrench and a drill
cool tech April 23, 2014 posted by

EyeFi Mobi SD Desktop – you can now wirelessly connect your DSLR to your computer, not just phone or tablet [Freeware]

The good folk at Eye-Fi have established a solid reputation for producing cool WiFi enabled SD cards which can transfer data from cameras to phones and other devices without cables, and they’ve just announced a cool new upgrade to their product range functionality.


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EyeFi Mobi SD Desktop – you can now wirelessly connect your DSLR to your computer, not just phone or tablet [Freeware]
cool tech April 21, 2014 posted by

Grow Up Hydrogarden – the all in one garden for people without the space or time

Gardens are definitely cool, even if they do tend to take a bit of work to manage. But at least you get some exercise and the fruits – sometimes literally – of your labor are on show for everyone to see. But what happens if you don’t have the space or the time to do the whole full on dig and dirt thing?


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Grow Up Hydrogarden – the all in one garden for people without the space or time
Awesome April 17, 2014 posted by

Imagine your luggage is just code – get ready for a future where we don’t own things, but instead make and destroy on demand

Finnish designer and creative director of 3D systems, Janne Kyttanen, has recently posted a video outlining a possible future where 3D printing is embedded in our lives in a completely new way. He asks us to imagine a world where everything we own – in this case specifically our vacation luggage – is stored as nothing but computer code. Instead of carrying our belongings with us on holiday, the idea is we print it all out at our destination on…


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Imagine your luggage is just code – get ready for a future where we don’t own things, but instead make and destroy on demand
cool tech April 16, 2014 posted by

Arion 1 – aiming to be the fastest human powered vehicle in history

Forty times more aerodynamic than a Bugatti Veyron and with a top speed of 90 mph, the Arion 1 is aiming to be the fastest human powered vehicle in history. The bicycle, or more accurately velocipede, is the brainchild of an engineering team at the University of Liverpool in the UK, and it will attempt the world record in September 2015 in Nevada, USA.


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Arion 1 – aiming to be the fastest human powered vehicle in history
Bookmark This! April 8, 2014 posted by

Webtrate – fed up with wasting time on the web? This will definitely cure the problem

The web’s great, but boy does it suck up time. How many times have you started your day with great intentions only to turn round and find that you’ve spent the whole morning watching videos of hula cats? Yeah we know how it goes. There are tools to help, but in general they’re too easy to switch off. Until now.


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Webtrate – fed up with wasting time on the web? This will definitely cure the problem
cool tech April 3, 2014 posted by

Rupture Seal – plug the leak in that tank fast

If you’ve ever had a leak event happen in your life, especially of something like diesel or other noxious liquids, you’ll know it’s not a funny business. Apart from the health hazard, it can be a real pain and expensive in terms of clean up and restoration. Now a neat invention by a former firefighter aims to make it easier to contain a leak emergency before it gets worse.


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Rupture Seal – plug the leak in that tank fast
cool tech March 27, 2014 posted by

Decorative Concrete – so you thought all concrete floors had to be ugly and white, eh?

It’s amazing what you can do with a bit of creativity and the right attitude nowadays. Of course it also helps if you’ve got an artistic eye, and the folks at Concrete Revolution seem to have that in spades. Their specialty is taking standard concrete and turning it into something else entirely.


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Decorative Concrete – so you thought all concrete floors had to be ugly and white, eh?
cool tech March 20, 2014 posted by

The Wearable Technology Show 2014 – a sneak preview of the current state of the art in wearable gadgets [Show Report]

The world’s first wearable technology show opened its doors to attendees this week, and we took a trip down there to video what was going on. For those just back from Mars, wearables are the latest ‘thing’ to hit the technology world. The idea is it covers any kind of technology that we wear, as opposed to carry around, so smart glasses, smart watches, smart jackets, shoes. But not phones or tablets etc. You get the picture.


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The Wearable Technology Show 2014 – a sneak preview of the current state of the art in wearable gadgets [Show Report]
cool tech March 14, 2014 posted by

DIY Nixie Tube Chess Set – induction based board lights up your game

Chess is such a noble endeavor, don’t you think? What with all that thinking, and calculating and laughter. Lots of laughter. But there’s not a chess master in the world whose game wouldn’t improve with a decent set of playing thingies, which is where this DIY Nixie Tube Chess Set comes into play.


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DIY Nixie Tube Chess Set – induction based board lights up your game