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 […]

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 […]

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 […]