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 […]

Triple Your Going Power With The iWalk Trio

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If you’ve been on the latest trend circling around for the past three weeks, it’s likely that you either encountered someone playing, or heard of the mobile phenomenon that is “Pokemon Go”. While it has been another excuse for people to keep their phone glued to their hands, the overwhelmingly positive […]

Olloclip – Make Your Instagram InstaGREAT

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Once again we find ourselves with a sweet new gadget to test – this time it’s the olloclip 4-in-1 Lens for the iPhone 6/6s & Plus. The olloclip is simple to use, and comes with a small microfiber sack and lanyard. It also comes with four different style lenses: Wide […]

NYC Gets LIT – The AC Gears X-Beams Lighter

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We decided to take one of acgears.com’s most popular items for a test drive, and there’s no better proving ground than our own backyard – New York City. The windproof, flameless, X-Beams Lighter uses dual heat beams (900 degrees F) to light all of your flammables. Cool, right? Only if […]

Aerial Tour With Skeye Drone

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We recently got our tech hungry mitts on the SKEYE Quadcopters; One of which is the world’s smallest commercial drone with an HD Camera. Instantly recognizing opportunity when it strikes, we decided to tour our corner of NYC from a new perspective. Here’s a Skeye view of Washington Square Park. […]