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Going Behind the Closed Doors of Google X

TechComments ⋅ Apr 23, 2014
Google scientist Astro Teller recently allowed unprecedented access to Google X, the company’s secretive think tank and innovation lab. Located at the edge of the Google Campus, the lab houses the Rapid Evaluation Team – a unit charged wi...

Lytro Illum Light-Field Camera

TechComments ⋅ Apr 22, 2014
While the company’s first camera, Lytro’s brand new Illum infinitely expands on its initial promise. Combining complex software with a groundbreaking image sensor, Lytro’s 2011 offering captured the color, intensity and direction of...

LG Unveils Android Wear-Powered G Watch

TechComments ⋅ Apr 22, 2014
After a bevy of details surfaced back in March regarding the upcoming release, LG’s Google-powered G Watch has been officially unveiled. Powered by Google’s new Android Wear operating system, the smartwatch will boast a screen that never...

Norman Foster Takes Us Inside Apple’s Spaceship Campus 2

TechComments ⋅ Apr 22, 2014
While various renderings have surfaced showcasing Apple’s new headquarters, in this short video architect Norman Foster takes us on a close examination inside Apple’s Spaceship Campus 2. A 2.8-million-square-foot spaceship-like structure...

Nike Denies the End of the FuelBand and Confirms New Drops on the Way

TechComments ⋅ Apr 21, 2014
Earlier in the week we posted about the rumored demise of Nike’s FuelBand, which was seemingly confirmed by news of layoffs at the firm’s Digital Sport division. Now Nike has denied the rumors, stating in an email sent to Re/code that ...

NOCS NS500 Aluminum Earphones

TechComments ⋅ Apr 16, 2014
There are definitely imitators, but true audiophiles revere NOCS’ headphone game. The Swedish brand has just turned up its offerings, here unveiling its “most most refined in-ear” to date: the NOCS NS500 Aluminum. About a year in th...

The Story Behind Microsoft’s Famous XP Desktop Wallpaper

TechComments ⋅ Apr 14, 2014
Even if you’ve used other operating systems for your whole life, you’re bound to have encountered Microsoft’s “Bliss” wallpaper. The iconic photo – depicting a serene grassy plain against a perfect blue sky – seems someh...

Binauric Boom Boom Wireless Smart Speaker

TechComments ⋅ Apr 14, 2014
They say simplicity is the key to good design, and perhaps nothing is more fluid and natural than human conversation. Recognizing this, French designer Mathieu Lehanneur incorporated seamless human voice-overs (in any language) into his latest work f...

Age of Empires: World Domination Trailer

TechComments ⋅ Apr 14, 2014
The Age of Empires is primed for a transition to mobile platforms with its forthcoming “World Domination” installation. Originally going to market in 1997, the previously PC-based strategy game will be introduced to the iOS, Android and W...

Chanel x Monster Headphones

TechComments ⋅ Apr 14, 2014
Following images on the blogosphere of Swizz Beatz and Karl Lagerfeld sporting a pair of collaborative headphones from Chanel and Monster, we finally get our first official look at the unique paring of high-fashion and audio technology. With a heavy...

Leica T Type 701 Preview

TechComments ⋅ Apr 14, 2014
An audience eagerly anticipating the release of Leica’s new mirrorless option might savor the latest photos leaked by Czech website Fotoskoda.cz. With its mere production rumored for some time, the T Type 701 represents a venture into the Compa...

StoreDot 30 Second Phone Charging Device

TechComments ⋅ Apr 11, 2014
Tech company, StoreDot, has just invented a device that literally charges your mobile device from 0% to 100% in just 30 seconds. Typically, a battery will use an electrolyte to generate electrons; however, the StoreDot battery uses a quantum dot nano...

The Mini Mobile Robotic Printer

TechComments ⋅ Apr 11, 2014
It is hard to believe that, while we live in a world where everyone is moving and mobility seems to be the wave of the future, we’ve yet to see a great mobile printer — until now. Introducing the new Mini Mobile Robotic Printer from ZUtA...

Studio Natural Introduces A Light-Powered Charging Station

TechComments ⋅ Apr 9, 2014
Taking advantage of the sunlight and artificial light that permeates all living spaces, Italy’s Studio Natural has introduced the Lucio. Conceived as a piece of furniture to be integrated in with one’s own decor, the Lucio stores energy f...

Pentax Premium Q7 Kit

TechComments ⋅ Apr 7, 2014
Pentax will soon be releasing a new, limited-edition Premium Q7 Kit. One of the smallest interchangeable lens cameras currently available, the Q7 was first released in 2013. Aside from the accompaniments, the kit also includes several lenses, includi...