Nespresso Aeroccino 3

Before the coffee geeks cry out with indignation: yes, I realize I am linking to a Nespresso product and Nespresso is a blight on the coffee-making world, but this is not one of their wasteful coffee pod contraptions. No, the … (More)

Dartstrip — Magnetic Display System

Dartstrip is a Kickstarter project that aims to make the process of hanging art, photos and posters super easy. It’s an 8ft-long strip of white steel, scored in one-inch increments and backed with a non-residue adhesive, all stored in a … (More)

Aero Sphere Fan

Designed in Japan (or by bees, we’re not sure yet), the Aero Sphere Fan sports a unique look that can only be described as a “honeycomb teardrop”. Supposedly this honeycomb design allows the fan to cool a larger room than … (More)

Exceptional Expressions of Espresso Poster

From the same folks who brought you the Compendious Coffee Chart poster (which is now available in coffee mug form) comes another coffee-themed print, Exceptional Expressions of Espresso. This beautiful 18″x24″ poster breaks down the ingredient ratios of 23 different … (More)

Dropcam Pro

For nearly two years, the Dropcam HD has been a very popular remote-viewable security camera for your home. Its new successor, the Dropcam Pro, ups the ante with an all-glass lens and a 130-degree field of view (compared with the … (More)

Stelton Vacuum Jug

One of my favorite ways to take my coffee on-the-go is with my Contigo Autoseal Tumbler. It keeps hot drinks hot for several hours, and cold drinks cold for half the day (not that it takes me that long to … (More)

‘Influence the World’ Poster

Sean McCabe is a very talented hand-lettering artist and designer, and sells a number of awesome prints and other goodies. My favorite of the bunch is the ‘Influence the World’ poster, not just because it’s beautiful, but also because it’s … (More)

Satechi Desk Mat & Mate

There’s certainly something to be said about having a minimalist workspace, but it can be a little…well, plain. The Satechi Desk Mat & Mate can help spice things up a little bit, give you a comfortable place to rest your … (More)


The OTTO is a super-quiet, lightweight fan contained within an eco-friendly bamboo frame. Well, I say bamboo, but the more accurate term here would be twice-oiled African sapele wood. The fan itself is of the standard 3-speed variety, with the … (More)

BeoPlay A9 Wireless Speaker

As with the BeoPlay H6 headphones I mentioned the other day, the Beoplay A9 speaker is a beautiful way to listen to music. Somewhat resembling a UFO, the A9 is nearly 3 feet tall and boasts some pretty powerful sound, … (More)

Apple’s New AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule Base Stations (802.11ac)

There were tons of amazing things announced during Apple’s WWDC 2013 keynote the other day, but two of those products that are already available for purchase are the new AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule Base Stations. These bad boys are … (More)

Pioneer A4 Wireless Speaker

If someone were to ask me what the best AirPlay speaker setup is, in most cases I would point them to the Sonos system. It’s super easy to set up, especially if you want multiple speakers throughout your house. But … (More)

iSkelter Classic Station

The Classic Station by iSkelter ($40) is a handsome, handcrafted bamboo dock/caddy that will seat just about any smartphone, along with some of your smaller personal items. There is no dock connector, nor any wires to fuss with, just a … (More)


The desks of most people I know are huge, clunky monstrosities, much larger than any of them actually requires. We’re talking about desks that take up 1/4 of a room here. I’ve helped some of my friends move those kinds … (More)


There are, give or take, about a billion and one ways to hang or store large headphones at your desk. One of the more stylish ways you could do it is with the HeadStand made by Just Mobile. Like so … (More)

Eva Solo Stainless Steel Grating Bucket

I enjoy having freshly grated cheese over a store-bought package, but what I don’t enjoy is the inevitable cleanup afterward. The way most graters are designed, the cheese just falls all over the place if you’re not careful, but not … (More)


I should state up front that I have absolutely no current need for this thing in my life. It’s completely superfluous since I never forget to lock my door, due to a near OCD-level habit of checking it several times. … (More)


I love it when someone takes a standard idea and puts an interesting new spin on it. Such is the case with the tome-like Lumio Lamp, a Kickstarter project. This object opens up like an accordion into a pleasantly bright … (More)

Bem Wireless Speaker Trio

Now here is an interesting take on a Bluetooth speaker design. The Bem Wireless Speaker Trio is a set of three 6-inch-cubed speakers plus docking station. Once the speakers have been paired with your Bluetooth device, they can then be … (More)

Portsmith Co. Ekoustic Docks

Yesterday I posted about the CINCH wallet, which is made by the fine folks at Portsmith Co. In addition to that wallet, they sell a variety of lovingly-crafted wooden acoustic docks for the iPhone and iPad. Each dock is made … (More)

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