Google Glass Introduces Prescription Sunglasses

Nope, that’s not a photo of recent Grammy Award winner Lorde. It’s a model (with a striking resemblance to Lorde, come on!) rocking Google’s just-announced prescription sunglass frames. The mere combination of the words ‘Google’ and ‘glass’ strung together can illicit a brow furrow, a sigh, a severe eye roll, or a “don’t get me started,” but [...]

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Puff, Puff, Pass Technology’s Latest: Introducing The Firefly

Vaporizing is an increasingly popular form of smoking tobacco herbs (sure, herbs) that voids the production of irritating toxic and carcinogenic by-products by heating the ‘material’ (herbs!) so its active compounds boil off into vapor. No combustion occurs, so no smoke is present. The extracted vapor is collected in an inflatable bag or inhaled directly through [...]

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Paper Meet Pencil

Sure, it looks like a pencil—it’s even called a Pencil—but that’s about where the similarities end. We tracked down FiftyThree co-founder and CEO, Georg Petschnigg, to give us a proper introduction to the just-released-in-time-for-the-holidays stylus: Pencil. “When people say they are not ‘creative’ what the really mean is that ‘they can’t draw.’ That is a [...]

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Google Glass to Embrace Music Services

Google Glass is currently not available to consumers. Instead, the product is in a soft launch debut via “explorers” that you may have seen about town and thought: “Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” (Mother Teresa). Today Google announced that its $1500 piece of wearable technology [...]

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Diane Von Furstenberg First In Hot Seat For CFDA / Google+ Collab

With the holiday season right around the corner-ish, a new style-minded app is launching next Thursday, Oct 3rd, and Diane Von Furstenberg will be on (virtual) hand to shepherd it’s arrival. The CFDA, of which Furstenberg is proudly the Prez, has been working with Google+ on an innovative way to to take designer/customer engagement to [...]

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Burberry + Apple Have A BIG Announcement

Sorry to interrupt your Friday, but something unexpected has floated into our ether and there’s no denying our excitement on this Friday, the 13th. Burberry is teaming up with Apple. And how? Burberry is using iPhone 5s technology to capture their SS’14 Runway Show at London Fashion Week this Monday (9.16). Using the all-new iSight® camera on [...]

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Is Snapchat Lying To Its 5 Million+ Users?

Snapchat: The fastest way to share a moment on iPhone – up to 10x faster than MMS. That’s what the app promises to its ever-growing five-million+​ user base. Why one needs to send a picture with that much urgency is a question founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy are not keen to entertain.​ The company, [...]

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Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ Wafts Of Teen Spirit

So you want Jay-Z’s upcoming twelfth studio album Magna Carta Holy Grail for free? Peasy be easy… Sorta. If you’re one of the first million Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy S4, and Galaxy Note II owners, you ‘simply’ need to download the app that went live in the Google Play store yesterday. Didn’t know HOVA [...]

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Move Over Vine; Instagram To Launch Video Sharing

“A small team has been working on a big idea. Join us for coffee and learn about a new product.” That’s the invitation — sent via post — to a small group of elite folk who will attend a top-secret, er, secret-ish, event at Facebook’s headquarters tomorrow morning, 10AM sharp. No word on where they’ll [...]

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For a new Biking World: Solé Bikes

With public bike sharing Citibike program taking over Manhattan and unexpected places like Indianapolis inaugurating things like a “cultural bike trail” and Detroit in the processes of constructing a citywide bicycle path, the evidence is clear. Bikes are taking over the world. Wait…Detroit? Yes—the one time car capitol is in the process of connecting the city [...]

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