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It’s easy to keep up with your glasses when you have a Lens Friend

on Friday, September 12th, 2014
Posted in: Gear, News

The Lens Friend is a strip of silicone with magnets embedded in each end; when it’s folded in the middle, the ends grip together.  You can fold them over your shirt pocket, a collar, or your bag.  It has three 0.5″ loops on one end for you to slip one of the temples of yourRead More…

NoScope glasses Demon serires

They may not make you play better, but NoScope Demon Series gaming glasses can help you play longer

on Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Have you ever found yourself deep in the jungle searching for bad guys, or how about deep in space looking for those aggressive aliens? If you play video games, especially FPS (First Person Shooters) games, you probably know what I am talking about. One issue I have noticed when putting in long sessions of gamingRead More…


Prevent computer eye strain with these glasses

on Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

I’m apparently lucky, but I never seem to be bothered by staring at a computer or tablet screen for hours.  I know many people are plagued with eye strain, dry eyes, headaches, and the like after using a computer for a while.  I’m not sure what can prevent the eye strain, other than taking breaks,Read More…


Magnetic Holders Eye Loop eyeglass holders review

By: Mark Rosengarten
on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
Posted in: Miscellaneous, Reviews

I have worn eyeglasses since I was in second grade.  My first pair was short-lived, I had not gotten used to wearing them yet and I took them off every day at lunch in the cafeteria.  For some reason, I had the habit of putting them in the brown paper bag that my mom packedRead More…


This gives new meaning to a beer and a shot

on Thursday, February 20th, 2014
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

These multipurpose Beer Shot Glasses from The Awesomer Shop combine a pint beer glass and a shot glass into one.  The glasses are made of laboratory-grade borosilicate glass.  One end holds a full 16 ounces, and the other holds a 2 ounce shot.  As well as being a novelty, these glasses can save room inRead More…


OpticsPlanet opens up the world of Google Glass to those of us without perfect vision

on Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

If you require eyeglasses, you may find that Google Glass’s frame won’t work in conjunction with your current glasses.  Luckily, an employee of OpticsPlanet was invited to try Google Glass (GG for short), and when he found he couldn’t wear them with his current glasses, he asked his company for a solution.  OpticsPlanet came upRead More…


Grip Clip – A nerd fashion accessory

on Saturday, April 13th, 2013

With only 6 days to go, the Grip Clip Kickstarter project is already fully funded. This small injection molded silicone clip slides onto the temple of your glasses and provides  an open gripper that can hold a pencil, pen, or other similarly sized object. The look is akin to sticking a pencil behind your ear, but itRead More…


You may need reading glasses, but you don’t have to look like a librarian anymore

on Friday, September 9th, 2011
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

For those of you that don’t wear glasses for all your vision needs, but do require glasses for reading, TechLoops can keep those glasses close at hand while not making you look like a granny or librarian. They are all handmade with various beads that give them a high-tech or jewelry appearance. They are pricedRead More…


True Stow-Aways – Swingtime Readers Review

By: cobinrox
on Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

From the picture it may be hard to tell what the object on the right is – is it a pen, a pencil?  Hint – look at the shadow.  The Swingtime Readers are as narrow as they appear.  The next photo shows the same objects from a different angle.