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Analog Voltmeter Alarm Clock

Analog Voltmeter Alarm Clock

You don't need to know your way around an analog voltmeter to appreciate this clever alarm clock. Designed to look like the voltage-measuring contraption an electrical engineer would use, the Analog Voltmeter Alarm Clock simply tries to jump-start your day. One meter displays ho...

Brooklinen: The Sheets You Need

Brooklinen: The Sheets You Need

Great sleep starts with great sheets. That’s why our friends at Brooklinen have crafted a set of sheets that will make your whole bed feel like the cool side of the pillow. They’re a team of sheet experts that cut out the middleman and put their products through a rigorous R&D process to ensure the optimal balance of quality, comfort, and affordability. You can mix and match their sheets to make your bed look as good as it feels. Plus, as a Cool Material reader, you can get $15 off your first purchase with code COOLMATERIAL.

Dojo Protects Your Insecure Wi-Fi Devices

Dojo Protects Your Insecure Wi-Fi Devices

When talking about the "Internet of Things," it's hard not to discuss security because it's such a huge part of the discussion that is, unfortunately, lacking when it comes to all the devices in your home currently connected to your router. Dojo-Labs wants to help you address all...

Game Boy 1up

Game Boy 1up

Florian Renner is a German-based graphic designer with an impressive portfolio that includes everything from automobiles to gaming concepts. His latest creation is called the Game Boy 1up, which is a modern handheld console designed as an homage to the original console we grew up...

Minimal Charging Docks From Native Union

Minimal Charging Docks From Native Union

Native Union isn't a new brand around these parts because they've been innovating in the worlds in and around gadgets for a while. The Jump Cable charges and gives you extra juice. The Monkey's Fist Cable makes your cable impossible to lose. Now, Native Union has unveiled an enti...

Triby Is a Connected Speaker for the Kitchen

Triby Is a Connected Speaker for the Kitchen

Staying connected at home, when you’re trying to take care of business in the kitchen, is easier said than done. Sure, you can put in headphones or use an existing Bluetooth speaker, but those solutions either prevent you from having conversations or take up valuable counter sp...

TAG Heuer Connected Smartwatch

TAG Heuer Connected Smartwatch

The battle for smartwatch supremacy will be decided not just by functionality, but by style. For the latter, it's going to be tough to top the new TAG Heuer Connected Watch. The smartwatch, which runs Google's Android Wear operating system and boasts some Intel inside, feature...

Luma Surround WiFi

Luma Surround WiFi

The fact that everything from your appliances and your security system to your phones and tablets can all be connected to the Internet is one of the most marvelous technological achievements of the last decade. But it's also a huge pain in the ass. If you live in a place any larg...

The DRAS Foldable Phone

The DRAS Foldable Phone

If you thought the only thing you could fit into a 2" x 1" x 1" space was a pack of gum, R&D Core is here to prove you wrong with their new concept DRAS Phone. The phone uses Digital Resistive Area Sensing technology to overcome the limitations of the modern capacitive touchs...

The USB Adaptor That Blends Into Your MacBook

The USB Adaptor That Blends Into Your MacBook

Apple's new MacBook is a glorious piece of technology that's better than its predecessor in just about every way. They reworked batteries, backlights, logic boards and screens to make it, quite possibly, the best laptop on the market. They even completely re-imagined how you conn...

VisionTek 120GB/240GB Pocket SSD Drives

VisionTek 120GB/240GB Pocket SSD Drives

Most of you reading this probably have at least one portable hard drive lying around that you use for pictures, music and movies when you're traveling. Many of you probably also have a tiny thumbdrive you use for work documents, things you need printed or file sharing. VisionTek'...

High-Precision 3D Scanning on Your Smartphone

High-Precision 3D Scanning on Your Smartphone

3D printing is one of the coolest things to come around in the last decade. Even if you own a good printer though, converting something you already have to a 3D print was damn near impossible unless you were willing to drop tens of thousands on a scanner. That's exactly why the e...

Wireless Earbuds You'll Never Lose

Wireless Earbuds You'll Never Lose

We've thought about picking up a pair of wireless earbuds to replace all our various pairs of headphones, but we never did because we were absolutely sure we'd lose them. Skybuds, by Alpha Audiotronics, Inc., addressed this very real issue by pouring just as much design and devel...