“the epic history of everyday things download recently invented technology”

If you love nature but aren’t exactly the “roughing it” type, or are intrigued by culture and history but not at the expense of modern amenities and comforts, then the Mirror Houses might be just the place for your next adventure. Designed by Italian architect Peter…

…because technology is ever changing and, let’s face it, who can keep up?  Whether you’re loing for the highest rated tech gifts this season or just need a nudge in the right direct, we’ve researched some of the best selling and most popular tech gifts that will be on everyones list this 2018.  Shop our must-have’s […]

This underwater drone can submerge up to 98 feet (30 meters) and records 4K video streamed to your phone, which you use to navigate. Not impressed? OK, with its add-on Fishfinder sonar it can detect fish up to 131 feet (40 meters) away and and lures them with a blue light. Still not wowed? PowerVision will be offering VR goggles that allow you to robot around by tilting your head.

Spy Gear for Kids – invisible ink from lemon juice, finger prints from charcoal. We are going to take their finger prints to use in a matching game later in the evening. The Boy Scouts site had a great page for fingerprinting.

From pocket-sized supercomputers to retro-style turntables loaded with modern technology, it has become abundantly clear that life is increasingly intertwined with modern gadgets. And we’re not the least bit bothered by that. In fact, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to pick out 45 of the best gadgets that we believe every man should own in the following roundup.

The Bluetooth headphone that could finally get audiophiles to cut the cord. Beyerdynamic’s Amiron wireless headphone is articulate, with excellent clarity and bass definition, and superior to the company’s on-ear Aventho Wireless — a great Bluetooth headphone in its own right.

“PopSockets! They’re these little plastic things you stick on to your phone case, and they pop up and down, which is great to fidget with. It’s really helpful to hold your phone and wrap your earphones around it.” —chartreuseq

The Bigwig: If you already have a Gmail account, a Pixel smartphone, and/or Chromecast, you’d benefit from picking up Google’s home device. Not only will you be able to tap into their absurdly vast network of information (everything from Play to Maps), but you can sync all your other Google stuff and access it from the device.

We weren’t sure if the virtual reality trend was going to catch on, but thanks to players like Sony getting in on it, it looks like it might be here to stay. That being said, if you have the chance to try it, PlayStation VR is an experience unlike any other. It is truly immersive gaming and, as more developers get onboard, it promises to change the space forever.

The centerpiece of Kohler’s connected bathroom, the new Verdera lighted mirror has an Alexa-enabled speaker built into the bottom in addition to two front-facing microphones that receive your voice commands. You get touch controls to adjust sound and light levels, a night light and motion sensors that raise the light levels when someone stands in front of it.

Pulse is for parties, for pools and for people who want to stay connected. Glowing LEDs bring your music to life, combining 360-degree sound with a 360-degree lightshow. The built-in rechargeable battery gives you 12 hours’ playtime, Connect+ tech means you can connect with over 100 other Connect+ speakers, and you can even sync your lightshow with other Pulse 3 devices. It also includes a noise- and echo-cancelling speakerphone.

A Folding Bicycling For Ultimate Portability If you rely on your bike to get to work, school, or around town then you know how important it is to keep your bike safe. When you leave it outside, there is always a chance that it could get stolen even if it is locked up….

The Nano: You don’t have to haul around a massive robot or drop a rent check’s worth of money to get in on the drone action. This tiny drone from Holy Stone offers much of the same enjoyment at a fraction of the size and the price. And it’s an easy learn for beginners.

On a sunny day, there’s nothing better than cycling to a quiet spot and filling it full of your favourite tunes. The Scosche BoomBottle is a compact Bluetooth speaker that slots into your bike’s water bottle holder. Encased in a silicone covering, the speaker absorbs impacts when dropped and battered about.

There are tons of cool gadgets for men out there. Of course, with all of the new technology coming out nowadays — in a seemingly neverending flow of Kickstarters and IndieGoGo campaigns — it can be tough to sort out which gadgets are actually, in fact, cool. We’ve seen some crazy new tech come out recently, and some of these solve a common problem men might have. Of course, some of them are simply just great to look at, but we prefer cool products that actually show innovation and creativity.

Did you really think Amazon was going to sit back and watch as Google Assistant and Apple Homepod take over? Alexa is back, bigger and better, housed inside the Amazon Echo Plus. Like the original Echo, it’s hands-free, recognises your voice and connects you to all your applications. The upgrade links you to your home via a smart home hub and understands you better due to increased “wake word performance” and an ever-expanding list of skills.

Don’t be surprised if you start seeing more and more electronics that can by synced to smart home devices, like the Amazon Echo. The fact is, it’s just easier to connect all your gear to a single hub. With the Echo, you can do everything from turning your lights on and off to ordering pizza or ride sharing services, like Uber. In fact, it can even report the news to you in real time.

The Alternative: While it hardly compares to the iPhone in sheer popularity, that doesn’t mean the Pixel isn’t an entirely capable machine. In fact, it actually has a better camera than any other phone on the market. And, with every sale, Google is offering unlimited cloud storage free of charge. If you’re not already onboard the Apple train, you might want to hop on this one.

This incredibly versatile Every Day Carry (EDC) Kit comes with everything you could possilby need on the road. The S-Biner is loaded with handy tools like an inchworm, a peanut lighter and a multitool, capable of opening bottles, turning screws or cutting through thick materials.

The success of your next mission just might depend on the tech and gizmos you bring along. (LetÕs face without gadgetry, most spies would have been dead long ago.) Spy gadgets, spy cameras, recorder pens, night vision goggles, spy listening devices, secret compartments — with these remarkable tools-of-the trade from the International Spy Museum, youÕll have a license toÉthrill.

…because when you’re down to the wire you’re going to need a little help.  Time to get creative!   Ho ho huh?  With dozens of people to buy for, there’s always going to be someone who you inadvertently forget.  Don’t worry, there’s still some time to place that order on or run to that store. […]

This product is the must-have of the season. Whether your son or boyfriend is a snowboarder or walks to school, this will keep his music in tune while he eats, sleeps or plays. With the earphone built directly into the beanie cap, there is no worry about being in the field or on the ice and earbuds falling out. This hat keeps his head warm and has over two full days of battery life. Now, all you need to do is create the playlist that will ensure you’re always on his mind.

Don’t you wish you had a more graphical way of understanding whether your muscle building efforts are bearing fruit or not? Thankfully, there is now. The Skulpt Scanner is the world’s first and perhaps only device to date that’s fully capable of measuring the quality of muscle tissues in the human body. Unfortunately, developers have yet to include every single muscle of the human body in the Skulpt database. Nevertheless, the device can now accurately paint a picture of the status of the 24 different groups of muscles in the body. This allows you to understand which muscle groups need some work out.

The Suunto Core is an amazing hiking timepiece that’s specially built for the very active gentleman of today. It features a variety of technologies that allow highly active individuals to use them in different settings. It comes with a storm alarm which should help keep mountaineers and hikers well abreast of weather conditions. Its rugged construction coupled with an elastomere strap help guarantee comfort regardless of weather extremes. It has compass, barometer, and altimeter functions, too, giving adventurous men all the information they need to make the right decisions especially when they’re up in the mountains or out in the wild.

Don’t you just hate having to listen to your favorite tunes with so much noise in the background? You’d most likely lock yourself up in your room with all the doors and windows closed if you are to enjoy soulful music. With the QuietComfort 35 Wireless Headphones from Bose, there clearly is no need to do such drastic measures as this pair of headphones comes with exceptional noise canceling technology. What this means is that you get to enjoy all the different notes of your music without the annoying interference of noise. Plus, you get to connect to your devices easily.

If you’re looking for the perfect mobile accessory for your retro ’90s outfit, the Gemini clamshell is for you. Pure throwback on the outside, but all business on the inside with a 10-core processor, 64GB of storage and 4G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. 

The $847 Standard Net Gun Package comes with four nets, but it’s not like you’re going to sit down and cram them back into their cartridges after you capture somebody, so you might want to order more. Who knows how many times you’ll be able to deploy this puppy?

Kohler’s new bathtub supports voice commands for water temperature and fill level, or tweaking via the company’s new Konnect app. And, of course, you can always adjust the tub’s hydrotherapy and vibracoustic soundwave settings.

No smart home will ever be complete with Alexa providing the virtual personal assistant that everyone needs. And whenever Alexa is involved, you’d better have the 2nd generation of the Amazon Echo Dot as her shelter. The Echo Dot is the means to which Alexa is able to control many of your smart devices at home. It connects various devices allowing you to play music, watch videos, play games, and even establish and maintain a connection with your social contacts, all by issuing commands for Alexa to listen to and execute. The Echo Dot opens up many fascinating aspects of an ultra-modern, super-smart home.

Chinese gadget manufacturers are constantly closing the gap between big brand technology firms. Matching them in component quality, device speed, and quality of materials. You can look at a lot of Chinese electronics as copies. Another way to see it is that they are learning and catching up with how to produce the best electronics gadgets and quality devices.

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