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)

Around Clock by Lexon

The Around Clock ($50) is a clever little timepiece that turns itself throughout the day, using a stationary red line rather than clock hands to tell you the time. It runs on a single AA battery and is operated by … (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)

Black+Blum Heavy-Weight Tape Dispenser

The Black+Blum Heavy-Weight Tape Dispenser is exactly what the name implies. Weighing in at 2.2lbs, the heavy-duty body is made from aluminum and contains a cast iron core, while the blade itself is made from stainless steel and is quite … (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)

Scanner Pro for iOS

Thanks to Nate Boateng, I found out that the well-regarded Scanner Pro is on sale for $2 right now (down from $7). This app will let you scan paper documents and receipts with your iPhone or iPad camera, then send … (More)

Permanent – Spreadsheets for iPad

If you spend a lot of time messing around with spreadsheets, you might want to check out Permanent for iPad. It’s an easy-on-the-eyes spreadsheet app that’s been optimized for touch and supports the XLSX and CSV formats for easy importing/exporting. … (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)

Just Mobile AluPocket

I don’t have a dock for my iPhone, and as I often charge it at my desk throughout the day, I find myself picking it up and setting it down a ton to more easily look at notifications. The Just … (More)

SETA Smartphone Stand

Today seems to be the day for somewhat unusual iPhone stands. The SETA Smartphone Stand is an interesting Kickstarter project that proposes to hold your phone in place using a “NanoSuction” surface. You push your phone against the suction pad … (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)

Audyssey Bluetooth Computer Speakers

It was two summers ago that we remodeled the basement to make space for my new office. My old office was upstairs, where you’ll now find my son’s room. My downstairs office is a bit smaller than my previous one, … (More)

Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i

If you’re still looking for a scanner to go paperless with, be sure to add the Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i Instant PDF Sheet-Fed Mobile Document Scanner to your list. The $260 desktop scanner boasts fairly impressive speeds — the company promises … (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)


As Stephen wrote about earlier, the new hotness right now is Panic’s iPad app, Status Board. It’s the kind of thing that’s perfect for outputting to an external display, but what if you just want to use it in your … (More)

BookArc for iPad

We’ve been a fan of the BookArc MacBook stand for a while, and now Twelve South is offering a version of it for the iPad and iPad mini. This thing is awesome for several reasons: You can dock the iPad … (More)

Horizontal MacBook Dock

Remember what I said about 2013 and docks? Well now we’ve got another contender called the Horizontal Dock—made by Henge Docks—which is designed for the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro. This dock allows you to connect up to three external … (More)

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