Coding & Composing in One Console – PocketC.H.I.P.


If the growing popularity of conventions like MAGFest tell you anything, music and gaming are the chocolate and peanut butter of entertainment. Delicious on their own, but combined they have the power to transport you to another universe. Recently we wrote about the Arduboy, a card sized console made to […]



Established in 2006, JAYS began with a simple idea – To create great musical experiences that everyone could enjoy and love. Today JAYS is based in an old brewery in central Stockholm. They maintain a relentless focus on cutting edge engineering and innovative design that humanizes technology. The u-JAYS were […]

Click & Grow A Greener Future!


Let’s all take a deep breath. Last Week we elected a new President. We noticed that not everyone is happy about who won, but we’re here to give everyone something to agree on! Plants are awesome, fresh herbs are delicious, and gardening is hard work. Not everyone has the time […]

KORG Volca FM We Missed You (and The Astor Cube)


If there’s something we missed as much as the Astor cube, the KORG Volca FM takes the prize. Now, both of them are back! We were unable to spin the cube due to troublesome barricades, but we put our hands all over the Korg Volca FM. The the ‘FM’ stands […]

S’well – Steel Bottle for Extreme Temperatures


The most frugal among us know that the biggest way to save money every day is to bring a packed lunch and beverage from home. Imagine, if you will, how much you would save if you brought coffee made at home instead of paying for all of those Americanos? When […]

With Love From Copenhagen – RAINS


Every so often, we’ll see something refreshing walk into our NYC location. Such was the case when we were first introduced to RAINS. The Copenhagen based company was founded in 2011 by Philip Lotko and Daniel Brix, when they reinterpretted the traditional rain coat into the sexiest line of rain […]

Arduboy – Mini Gameboy For Devs


Tired of not getting an entire game when you buy the disc? Think you could do better using only 8-bits? Kickstarter funded Arduboy helps aspiring developers get started with the power of Arduino! The Arduboy is a hand held gaming system that utilizes the open-source Arduino platform to play games […]

5 Items That Win The Zombie Apocalypse


October is finally here, and we’re more than ready for shows like The Walking Dead to scare the living bejeebus out of us. The reason these shows scare you so much is because somewhere in the back of your mind you’re wondering ‘What if it were real?’ What if an […]

3 Headphones That Work With The iPhone 7


The iPhone 7 has been released, and the rumors are true: There is no headphone jack. This bold move by Apple has been met with varying degrees of speculation. If you find yourself sitting on the fence, we have selected a few universal headphone options that will work on any […]

Voltaic Has Clean, Green, Charging Machines


As we coast through this year’s hurricane season mostly unscathed, tropical storms can still show up with little time to prepare. If your neighborhood is vulnerable to blackouts, we recommend an alternative energy source that won’t leave you in the dark. Solar is the most abundant and easily accessible green […]

Heaven II by Final Audio


After a pleasant experience with Final Audio’s Adagio III, we have decided to go in-depth with Final Audio’s Heaven II, another of their in ear headphones in AC Gears’ assortment. There is a lot of attention to detail with each Final Audio headphones, and for the earphone lineup, the Heaven […]

ShieldSak – A Tinfoil Hat For Your Phone & Wallet


As global surveillance continues to become as obvious as it is effective, many may be looking for methods of passively resisting “The Man”. Enter ShieldSak; a pocket sized Faraday cage for the phone, passport, and credit card. Even if “The Man” isn’t a concern, it’s not just the government that has […]