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YES Equilibrium, a most intelligent wrist watch

Check out Indiegogo for the only wrist watch that synchronizes the natural rhythms of the sun and the moon with HRS:MIN:SEC. It comes from a friend of mine in San Diego, Bjorn Kartomten, that has spent years designing and building some of the most unique, practical and ingenious timepieces that do things no other watches do. […]

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House of Marley Expands Eco-Conscious Audio Collection

House of Marley, a leading lifestyle brand of eco-conscious audio devices, today announced three new audio devices  including the Voyage BT, the brand’s first set of Bluetooth® in-ear headphones, and two Bluetooth speakers, the Get Together Mini and Riddim BT. Each device features House of Marley’s eco-conscious REWIND™ and REGRIND™ materials. “With this launch, we’ve expanded […]

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How does a problem like the Samsung Note7 happen?

Those involved in the design and manufacturing of hardware products understand that one of the most important parts of the process is testing. That’s the point when all of the assumptions that have been made need to be validated. And the only way to do that is to build hundreds or thousands of units and […]

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Crazier Eights: Camelot, A terrific new card game

Crazier Eights: Camelot, a fantasy card game, debuted on Kickstarter on Tuesday, October 11. A simple, yet interesting game, can be enjoyed by both serious fantasy game players and those unfamiliar with fantasy card games. Each of the fifty-three cards has unique beautiful art. It’s designed for players ages 13 and up, and generally takes […]

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Why taxis are doomed

Last week I returned to San Diego from Europe and looked for an Uber or Lyft at the San Diego Airport. But they were relegated to a far off location, so my wife and I grabbed a cab with all the baggage we had. The 24 mile ride took about 35 minutes and when we […]

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What’s the matter with Samsung? What they must do now.

  When Samsung began recalling their new Galaxy Note 7 phones, due to many of them exploding and catching fire, it took them almost 2 weeks to notify the US Government’s Consumer Product Safety Commission. Samsung tried a voluntary recall rather than reporting it to the CPSC. That was their first mistake. The law required […]

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EcomoBottle: A High-Tech Water Bottle to make your water safer to drink

A new water bottle is on Kickstarter that promises to improve your health. It’s value based on the premise that the water you are drinking is likely not safe. Recent research from Harvard (2016) found that “unsafe levels of toxic chemicals have been found in drinking water for 6 million Americans across 33 states.”   is the first smart […]

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Robo 3D Printers: The Tool That Brings the Future to Your Doorstep

For many years, the concept of a 3D printer was a futuristic dream seen only in cinemas and on TV. When it finally came to fruition however, the size and price of the first-generation 3D printers made it impossible to be used at home by the mainstream consumer, putting the dreams of creatives everywhere permanently […]