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Nueve mantas inteligentes que incorporan lo último de la ciencia y el diseño para mantener el calor

Nueve mantas inteligentes que incorporan lo último de la ciencia y el diseño para mantener el calor

Las fibras naturales son las aliadas tradicionales para calentar el cuerpo sin impedir la transpiración, pero hace tiempo que tienen una dura competencia en la nueva generación de tejiodos
Jane Metcalfe, co-founder NEO.LIFE, has a cool upcoming book

Jane Metcalfe, co-founder NEO.LIFE, has a cool upcoming book

Kevin Kelly and I interviewed our friend Jane Metcalfe for the Cool Tools podcast. Jane is the founder of NEO.LIFE, a media and events company tracking how digital tools and an engineering mindset are

Nebia Launches Its Third-Gen Eco-Friendly Shower Head

Several years ago, Nebia launched a new shower head for the bathroom. While there are plenty of companies that make shower heads, what makes the Nebia special is that it is supposed to use less water

Now you can shower like Tim Cook without getting soaked

Nebia, the eco-friendly shower head company adored by Apple CEO Tim Cook, unveiled a new version of its shower system today. Unlike the previous two generations, this one is priced to sell. The new

Nebia’s co-founder talks about finding product/market fit

Finding the right product/market fit is challenging for any company, but it’s just a little harder for hardware startups. I recently visited the San Francisco offices of Nebia to chat with co-founder
Tim Cook Invested in Nebia Shower Head After Stepping Under a Prototype in His Local Gym

Tim Cook Invested in Nebia Shower Head After Stepping Under a Prototype in His Local Gym

Back in 2015, Tim Cook threw his weight behind a water-efficient shower head called Nebia, which sprays in a way that uses less water, but still keeps people warm. It doesn't have an Apple logo on it,
Fragment 8 retro camera shoots digital videos and old school GIFs

Fragment 8 retro camera shoots digital videos and old school GIFs

Lofty Factory is gearing up to launch a new Kickstarter campaign for Fragment 8, a new modern digital camera that is styled after the retro Super 8 camera. This model doesn’t shoot film like its older
Fragment 8 retro camera shoots digital videos and old school GIFs

Fragment 8 retro camera shoots digital videos and old school GIFs

Lofty Factory is gearing up to launch a new Kickstarter campaign for Fragment 8, a new modern digital camera that is styled after the retro Super 8 camera. This model doesn’t shoot film like its older
Cat Furniture Brand Tuft and Paw Is Making Litter Boxes Easy-to-Clean and Even Beautiful

Cat Furniture Brand Tuft and Paw Is Making Litter Boxes Easy-to-Clean and Even Beautiful

Just because it's a toilet for cats doesn't mean it can't be well-designed. READ MORE...
This knobless tripod head has a light-up electronic level for low-light shots

This knobless tripod head has a light-up electronic level for low-light shots

The tripod head has changed little in the last few years -- but the Platyball wants to change that. With a built-in electronic level and screen, the Platypod allows photographers to level in the dark
Crowdfunded hardware startups are breathing fresh life into music making

Crowdfunded hardware startups are breathing fresh life into music making

I love music. Seriously, it’s one of the few things that brings solace in this cold, lonely world. Want to go deep on Joni Mitchell, William Onyeabor or Pablo Casals? I’m game. Yes, I worked at
Meet MarsCat, a robot cat with lots of love to give and room to grow

Meet MarsCat, a robot cat with lots of love to give and room to grow

At CES 2020, one of the more well-represented gadget categories was definitely consumer robots — but none was more adorable than MarsCat, a new robo-pet from industrial robot startup Elephant

iPhone photographers get more than a button with ShutterGrip2

The iPhone is the best camera because it is already with you – that is until it slips out of your hands while taking a picture and it is damaged on impact. Just Mobile solved this ergonomic
Digital Dream Labs will revive shuttered startup Anki’s Vector robot

Digital Dream Labs will revive shuttered startup Anki’s Vector robot

Pittsburgh-based educational tech company Digital Dream Labs plans to revive Vector, the last robot released by now-shuttered startup Anki.
World’s First Bionic Cat ‘MarsCat’ Is A Home Robot

World’s First Bionic Cat ‘MarsCat’ Is A Home Robot

You might find a robot for almost everything – if not, it is highly likely that someone is developing it as you read this.We’ve seen useful robots to get things done, like a Vacuum cleaner robot – but

Orba is a tiny, fun and surprisingly expressive instrument

I am simultaneously deeply fascinated by and deeply skeptical of strange niche instruments. As fun as a classic Stylophone is, for instance, it's pretty tricky to make decent-sounding music with. Even
Sequent smart watch review: A nice idea terribly executed

Sequent smart watch review: A nice idea terribly executed

This watch gets the basics wrong, sounds like a duck quacking and has been delayed by two years.

The crowdfunded cult of Amanda Palmer

Amanda Palmer wouldn't exist in her current form without Patreon. That's not to say Amanda Palmer the person would dematerialize if Patreon didn't exist, but Amanda Palmer the artist would be a
The Biggest 'Clusterfuck' in Kickstarter History Has Mercifully Come to an End

The Biggest 'Clusterfuck' in Kickstarter History Has Mercifully Come to an End

Due to unforeseeable global conflict over the course of a half decade, no one else is getting their Coolest Cooler.

Thousands of 'Coolest' Kickstarter backers will only receive $20

Five years later, it's time to put a pin in the saga of "Coolest," the all-in-one entertainment system/cooler that broke crowdfunding records on Kickstarter in 2014. The Oregonian reports that in 2017