Trekz: For Alternative Listening

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Somewhere on the list of things that make us go “grrr”— are casual music listeners who just can’t seem to find a pleasant, on-the-go experience. Chances are you’ve had an aggressive love/hate relationship with a previous pair of uncomfortable earbuds (or headphones), and you’ve dealt with it like the champ you are. You may […]

u-JAYS by JAYS

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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 […]

Arduboy – Mini Gameboy For Devs

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Zeiss VROne – Precision Optics Meets VR

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If E3 2016 showed us anything, VR is the hottest new thing everyone wants to deliver. Peripherals range from the pioneering Oculus Rift to Google’s cardboard VR. With most VR gadgets coming from mobile or gaming companies, one device we didn’t expect was the Zeiss VROne. Zeiss is well known as […]

Adagio III by Final Audio

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I’m not usually a fan of in-ear headphones. Most earphones under $100 use the same drivers and in some cases the same housings with a different logo, so when I heard the Adagio III utilizes Final Audio’s proprietary balanced air movement concept, I decided to give them a chance. Out […]

The M500 by KEF

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After 10 minutes with the Keff M500s you may find it hard to believe you’ve been wearing headphones, and not tiny oval shaped feathers on your ears. The M500’s absorbent memory foam ear cups sport an unrivaled level comfort, a great example of how Keff remained at the forefront of sonic innovation for 50 […]

Sonorous III by Final Audio

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I had the opportunity to listen to the Sonorous III by Final Audio, a Japanese audio electronics brand that very few people are familiar with stateside. A little on the brand itself, Final Audio was established in 1974 and primarily sold cartridges for vinyl record players before expanding into amplifiers […]