I always imagined that R2-D2 was one of those happy morning people that folks who have a hard time getting up and going each morning would hate. I see R2 beeping his way up and down the halls waking everyone.
If you are a parent and have an electronic wearable that you keep on most of the time, I can guarantee that at one point or another your child has wanted to try it out. Garmin has unveiled a fitness tracker for kids that can also help encourage them to do chores.
McLaren recently announced that they are developing a pure electric vehicle. To celebrate, the company is releasing a primer EV: a McLaren P1 Ride-On for kids age 3 to 6.
This kid-sized version of the hybrid supercar even comes with the original’s scissor (aka billionaire) doors, so your kid can impress all the other kids on the playground.
The way we ride bikes now is to just sit there, peddling, hunched forward. When you think about it, it’s kind of unnatural. If this Bird of Prey bike takes off, people will be riding bikes in a whole new way though.
It’s hard to imagine that there was a time when drones took shaky videos. The good ones are so stable now. The biggest problem right now is the size, but that is getting better too. DJI’s Mavic Pro is a good example.
The third Android Wear 2.0 developer preview is available, and there are some big new features coming our way, but don’t get too excited just yet. The bad news is that Google has decided to continue its Android Wear 2.0 developer preview into early 2017.
Apple likes to think that Samsung copies them. Well, it looks like Apple is now copying Samsung, because we’ve now had our first report of an iPhone 7 spontaneously exploding.
It looks like an iPhone 7 has exploded in China for no reason.
Pokemon GO is still the rage right now, with millions of people around the world from all age groups still playing the game. If you want a little Poke Ball action in your geeky collection, this thing is the ticket.
Youtuber TechRax likes to buy expensive gadgets and destroy them for views. Yeah, this kind of stuff gets old pretty quick, but it’s gotten him over 5 million subscribers. And the only reason I’m sharing this video with you guys is because his latest video has Rax at the top of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.
Do you like mountains? Why not put one on a ring and wear it? Maybe you love cartography. If so, Portland, Oregon-based design studio Waaypoint has created some beautiful jewelry with a little help from NASA.
I think we all know about Krispy Kreme. They make yummy donuts that everyone likes even if they don’t want to admit that. Over in Korea, Krispy Kreme has some very cool donuts for a limited time that fans of Pokemon will love.
The NAMCO Arcade Machine Collection are miniature replicas of some of your favorite arcade games from way back when. While they’re no playable, you could still use them to create your own mini arcade hall right on your desktop.
ThinkGeek has a new oddity that at first glance looks like some sort of glowing thing you stick in your butt. It’s actually supposed to be a glowing unicorn horn. I bet Tom Cruise knows all about this thing.
Seriously, is there anything that Adam Savage can’t do? He is always amazing us with his projects. His latest build is a collaboration with Honda, in which he and the Tested crew converted a Honda Ridgeline pickup truck into a portable movie theater.