Philippe Starck’s Multi-functional USB + LED Lamps

Boutique brands and designers have been toying with LED lamps for a while, thanks to their energy efficiency and the opportunity for slimmer form factors. But these new lamps from Philippe Starck combine an eleganct form design with multi-functionality, adding a USB port so your lamp isn’t just something to turn on, but also something to plug into…

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A Desk That Looks Like Google’s Search Box Window

You’ve probably lost count the amount of times that you’ve used Google in the last few days. That being said, you’d agree that Google has become ubiquitous with searches. It’s only fitting that the brand started infiltrating design. And while the Belgian designer behind this desk says that it was inspired by goggles, the protective eyewear, not Google the search engine, we still think that there are quite a few striking similarities between the two. Needless to say, the desks is quite elegant…

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Wooden Computer Accessories: A Greener Take on Tech

060311_rg_WoodenCompAcc_01.jpgThere’s something attractive about wood, especially when it comes to computer accessories. The stark contrast between the technological and the natural is appealing. While many accessories tend toward metal and minimalism, it’s nice to see some that wouldn’t look out of place in a log cabin. From DIY projects to new products that were just released, we’ve compiled our favorites right here!

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Why You Shouldn’t Buy Tech With Credit

Many companies update their tech devices every year or so. Some of them are on rigid schedules, trickling down upgrades to consumers but actually holding back some until the next update the following year so that users will buy them no matter what. What does that mean to the tech enthusiast? How often can or should you update your tech when companies release new products?

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The Best in Umbrella Technology

052411techumbrellas.jpgFrom our experience, umbrellas haven’t really changed much over the years. It’s only recently that tech features have started to seep its way into umbrella designs. Thanks to science and technology, a new crop of expensive umbrellas not only keep you dry, but can offer additional features in foul weather…

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Technology To Help Get Through a Rainy Day

051611_rg_RainTech_00.jpgIt’s spring time and that means the occasional (or more than occasional) rainstorm. We’ve been battling the rain on and off for about two weeks now, and although it looks like there’s hope on the horizon, we’re still proponents of being ready for foul, wet weather. There are many things that you can do to take advantage of the rain, and it doesn’t need to dampen your day if you come prepared…

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How to Have a Mini Tech Vacation this Weekend

012811_rg_TechVacation_01.jpgWhile it’s true that some of us work less than others, most of us are quite busy, which is why once the weekend comes around, it’s time to relax and have a bit of fun, because starting Monday, the daily grind starts once again. Here are a few ways of having a mini tech vacation this week and enjoying some time off.

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10 Everyday Items to Keep Your Tech Supplies Organized

052609-unplggd1.jpgKeeping your tech supplies organized can be a daunting process, especially if you’ve got a lot of tech. The great thing is that you don’t need any specialized supplies in order to keep your tech organized; you can just raid your kitchen and household items in order to get the job done. Here are our ideas.

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Tech Pet Life: Keeping Cats Off Your Laptop

012411_rg_CatsLaptops_01.jpgIf you’ve got a cat and a laptop, you’ve probably found your kitty lounging about near or on your laptop (or just on computers in general). While we understand that cats enjoy sitting on something warm, it’s kind of funny and annoying at the same time. I can’t remember the number of times that I’ve shushed my own cat Yoda off my laptop. What can you do to stop this behavior?

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How To Reduce Your Tech Weight

011911_rg_TooMuchTech_02.jpgA recent stay at the hospital has weakened our strength somewhat, so we’ve been forced to examine how much stuff and tech we take around every day out of practicality. The fact of the matter ideally you should carry what you need at a comfortable weight; you don’t want to be carrying around too much stuff for both health and safety reasons. But how to trim the fat?

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