Mike Newman

About: Managing Editor at Cool Material

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The New Apple MacBook Is the Thinnest Ever

While the Watch was the highlight of today's Apple presser, the new MacBook should not be overlooked. Apple's new notebook is thinner (just 13.1 mm at its thickest point), lighter (just 2 lbs), and packed with more battery power (35% more battery life) than previous models. And these are just the start of the improvements. ... continue reading
1299+ MORE: Tech, Apple, Laptops, Macbook.
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The Shrine Shoe Rack Stores and Displays Your Shoes Like Art SPONSORED

Ideal for small apartments or tight spaces, this hand-finished, stainless steel shoe rack blends easily into your walls for a seamless, almost-invisible look. It holds 3 pairs of shoes at a time, displaying them tight against the wall (excellent for saving floor space), and works with low tops, high tops, flats, high heels, sandals and some boots. Plus, till the end of March take 20% off + Free Shipping with code AHACOOL20. ... check it out
$120 buy
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The Keys Keyboard Responds to Gestures

Packing all the features of a full-size keyboard into something the size of Keys is not easy. To do so, the creators of the USB MIDI instrument got clever by implementing gesture controls to add functionality. What does that mean? Well, simply wave your hand up and down over some keys to add vibrato or change octaves ... continue reading
$88 buy MORE: Tech, Music.
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Luna Makes Your Bed Smart SPONSORED

Since you spend 1/3 of your life sleeping, doesn't it make sense to get smart about it? Luna is the first mattress cover that makes your bed smart in just two minutes. Manage the temperature of each side of your bed, track your sleep, and even integrate it with your smart home. You'll be able to track your sleep without wearing any devices, set an alarm to wake up at the optimal time, and start your day refreshed. Pre-order and save 20% off retail, but hurry because there are only a few days left to do so! The future of sleep is here. ... check it out
$199 buy
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The Sunday Hangover

1 Olivia Malone Photography - Olivia Malone 2 2 Chainz Smokes the World’s Most Expensive Joint - YouTube 3 In Praise of Dab Pins - Gawker 4 Vince Vaughn Makes Stock Photos - Ad Week 5 The Famous Diner that Doesn’t Serve Food - Cool Material 6 The Real Pot Dealer of Istanbul - Munchies 7 If ... continue reading
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The Emergency Cash Stash SHOP

Leave your wallet behind, or lose it altogether, and you’ll realize just how important it is to have money with you at all times. For a little extra cash should that happen, drop the Emergency Cash Stash on your key ring. The mini canister holds one rolled up bill for situations when you need money most. Machined ... continue reading
$25 buy MORE: Gear, EDC.
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The World’s Largest Growler

Growlers, for the most part, come in two sizes: 64 ounce and 32 ounce. But what do you do if you have a gathering with more than a handful of people ready to drink? The Juggernaut is a 128 oz. growler that blurs the line between classic growler and mini-keg. Like DrinkTanks' previous growler, The Juggernaut is cast ... continue reading
$69 buy MORE: Food & Drink, Beer, Growler.