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 […]

The Sitpack: A Pocket Sized Seat For Instant Relaxation.

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Here we have another convenient tool birthed by the wonders of crowdfunding. The people have spoken, and if money talks, then people have been shouting for the Sitpack which takes the spotlight today. This unexpected portable chair is the accessory your butt deserves, and one your spine needs to boot. Compact, […]

Click & Grow A Greener Future!

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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)

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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 […]

With Love From Copenhagen – RAINS

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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

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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 […]

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 […]

Treether – A Union of Wood & Leather

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  Natural, durable, beautiful. The Treether wallet collection by Parsec design studio is a triple threat. Parsec originally ran a crowd funding campaign for the Treether in Taiwan where they are hand manufactured. That campaign reached a mind blowing 1870% of the support they initially sought, and now they’re breaking […]

DAQI – Light, Music, & Taiwanese Craftsmanship

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  The DAQI Concept Speaker first and foremost is an earnest demonstration of Taiwanese craftsmanship. From the choice of wood to its speaker crossover frequency, every detail has been carefully considered. The final result is a beautiful work of functional art. DAQI is a rechargeable lamp and speaker crafted to look […]

Defeat Rebel Spinach with Darth Vader Toothsaber

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Since their debut in 1977, the Star Wars lightsaber remains one of the most iconic fantasy weapons to grace the silver screen. From the first time Luke Skywalker held a radiant blue blade to the last stroke of Kylo Ren’s crimson cruciform saber, each variation captivated fans with how unique […]

Phone. Keys. Wallet-Battery…?

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Phone. Keys. Wallet; the essentials checklist everyone makes just a few steps away from walking out the door. The triad tends to overshadow all extra trinkets when dealing with our very active, very busy brains. Things like charging cables, batteries, and that cool new trinket you found the other day at that […]