Lust List: Apple Watch goes old school with Bucardo pocket watch [Review]


Bucardo’s Pendulum Collection aims to resurrect vintage classics like pocket watches and pendulums, and transform them into wearable tech.
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Lust List: Silver Pinstripe Pocket Watch for Apple Watch by Bucardo

The Apple Watch doesn’t necessarily need to live on your wrist alone. Be inspired to buck current trends and wear it a new way by taking a step back in time.

I’ve always been drawn to vintage objects and the fusion of old and new, all of which feature in this beautifully-designed pocket watch by Bucardo. It’s strikingly different.

This pillow is sleep-inducing music to your ears [Review]


Dreampad is a pillow that joins forces with your iPhones to help you sleep.
Dreampad is a pillow that joins forces with your iPhones to help you sleep.
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A good night’s sleep could start with a good pillow. But the part of our bed designed to rest our head doesn’t do anything to shut it off.

But what if it could?

The Dreampad along with an iPhone app promises to do just that. The firm and fluffy pillow uses a patented technology that delivers relaxing music through the pillow that can be heard only by you and not the sleeper next to you.

This contraption makes bottled beer drink like draft [Review]


Mix technology and beer without worrying thanks to Fizzics.
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Technology and alcohol don’t usually mix. It normally results in lost iPhones or inebriated calls to an ex. But, I might make an exception for the Fizzics Draft Beer System.

Fizzics is designed to enhance the flavor and aroma of any bottle, can or even 64 oz. growler you place inside. Without the use of any CO2 or nitrogen cartridges, the boozy contraption aims to give you the fresh from the tap experience by using sound technology. But, does it work?

I gladly took on the challenge to try out the Fizzics and put it to the test. Check out the review below.

New WD drive puts terabytes in the palm of your hand


Western Digital My Passport for Macs
Back it up! The new Western Digital My Passport for Macs holds 4 terabytes.
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The best work I ever did as a photographer resides in a collection of Western Digital external hard drives that are stored in an old, large camera bag in my closet. The images span more than a decade and with any one of the WD My Passport drives, I can confidently plug one in and quickly find some black-and-white relic of my past.

You can see the progress of time in the pictures (clothes and hair styles) as well as in the design and sizes of the WD drives. Each year, the drives offered more storage space in the same basic compact housing.

So I was astonished a couple of weeks back when the UPS driver dropped off a WD My Passport sized just a little bigger than a deck of cards — with a whopping 4 terabytes of storage.

The perfect 4K USB-C monitor for your MacBook [Review]


This stunning 4K LG Display plays nicely with USB-C.
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The upcoming 2016 MacBook Pro is rumored to feature only USB-C ports, much like last year’s MacBook refresh.

If you’re hoping to get an external display to go with your shiny new laptop, right now the options are somewhat limited. Luckily, the stunning new LG Electronics 27UD88 monitor will provide you with everything you need.

Check out our video review below.