AutoShades smartphone controlled smart blinds hit Kickstarter

Dreamer Technologies is taken to Kickstarter to launch their new smartphone controlled blinds aptly named AutoShades. The smart shades not only controllable from your smartphone but also include smart technology that is capable of detecting sunlight and adjusting accordingly. It’s night mode ensures all shades are closed automatically and a full scheduling program enables you to tweak […]

Evoc Dials Bike Packs In For Long Haul

Whether you’re pedaling hundreds of miles across the wilderness or just to the corner store, one thing that can really throw you off is a set of large, heavy, rattling bike bags. Evoc approaches the problem with common-sense design: thinning and sleeking its new packs and securing them to the bike via Boa dials. The […]

Picobrew Makes Caffeine The Star

The device makes brewing up a fresh cup of Joe its priority, but will apparently be perfectly capable of serving up beer, tea, kombucha and other beverages, too. The Pico MultiBrew is actually the Seattle-based company’s second attempt at an all-in-one countertop brewing machine. Up until last year it had largely traded in beer-brewing appliances, […]

A 3rd Arm For Soldiers

The US Army isn’t just looking to giving soldiers a hand, but a whole extra arm. At the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland, the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is testing a prototype passive support system called Third Arm, which evenly distributes the weight of heavy weapons, allowing soldiers to use them with less fatigue […]