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This beanie replaces the propeller with a set of headphones

on Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Some of our readers may be too young to remember those beanie hats with propellers, but you may all be interested in a beanie with something more useful than a plastic propeller.  The Tooks Headphone Beanies have built-in 20-20,000 Hz headphones inside that can be removed when the hat needs cleaning.  The above image shows Read More…


You can now make calls with your HoodieBuddie jacket

on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

We’ve told you about HoodieBuddie jackets in the past (see related links at the end of this article).  They are zip-up hoodies in adult and kids sizes with headphones built in to the drawstrings, and best of all, they are washable without removing the headphones first.  Their newest hoodie, the hb Standard Issue with hb Read More…


Show off your workout with Radiate Athletics

By: Ryan Chapman
on Sunday, April 14th, 2013

These days there are many gadgets available to use alongside and during workouts. Of course, it’s easy to strap on a heart rate monitor and see how well you are doing on a run, but what about when simply lifting weights? Radiate Athletics has designed a shirt that changes color according to your body heat. Read More…


SCOTTEVEST + ThinkGeek = Tropiformer Jacket

on Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
Posted in: Gear, News

Tech clothing mega designer SCOTTEVEST has teamed up with uber geek shop ThinkGeek to create an exclusive jacket. The Tropiformer Jacket is made of super lightweight, soft breathable fabric that will be great for that trip to the tropics or warm summer months in Southern Indiana. It features 22 pockets, 5 colors and the ability Read More…


Now most any gloves can work with a capacitive touch screen, thanks to AnyGlove

on Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
Posted in: Gear, News

Winter is here, and you’re probably wearing gloves when you go outside, so you can’t answer your ringing phone without removing the gloves.  The Gadgeteer has reported on lots of conductive gloves over the years, but what if you have a pair of gloves you like and want to continue using?  The AnyGlove solution can Read More…

The stretchy eTip Driving gloves from North Face allow use of touch-based screens without baring your fingers to the chill air.

The North Face ETIP gloves review

on Friday, January 18th, 2013
Posted in: Outdoor Gear, Reviews

Here in the Northern Hemisphere it’s winter, and that means gloves. With touch screens on all those smart phones, tablets, and such, what’s a geek to do? Why, get a gadget-friendly pair of gloves, of course! The North Face company, known for outdoor gear of all types, has had a line of gloves for use Read More…

Stuffa Jacket – Up for pre-order – Stuff it!

on Sunday, November 11th, 2012
Posted in: Gear, News, Outdoor Gear

We first reported on the Stuffa Jacket back in August; it’s a jacket that with multiple pockets built into it that allows you to stuff it with up to 5 kg  (11 lb) of clothes and other items. Well the Stuffa Jacket’s now up for pre-order. Currently available in black for men and red for women, Read More…

Escape Jacket

The Escape Jacket – Wearable Faraday Cage

on Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

I’m sure we’ve all been there.  You’re in the cinema, at a concert, or in a meeting or a presentation, and your mobile phone goes off attracting much unwanted attention and many death stares.  Despite all the best intentions, it’s easy to forget to turn off your phone or set it to vibrate. Well, designer Read More…

Acronym Gear – Jackets and Messenger Bags

on Sunday, July 8th, 2012

Hate having to take your messenger off just to take your jacket off? Acronym is a German-based company who makes a pretty funky range of technical bags, pants and jackets.  The E-J23 shown above allows you to remove your jacket without taking your messenger bag off. Other jackets  are “a hybrid of vintage Japanese kimono and modern Read More…

Clothbot – Climb Your Clothes

on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012
Posted in: Geek Toys, News

Mmm, is it just me or does this video creep you out a bit? The Clothbot was designed by the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. As a proof of concept model, the Clothbot uses a pair of wheels to grip wrinkles to enable itself to climb around on pieces Read More…


You’ll Get the Presents When You Celebrate Scottevest’s 10th Anniversary!

on Saturday, February 26th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

Scottevest has been supplying gadget lovers with well-designed tech clothing for 10 years, and they are celebrating this milestone with a huge sale!  You can save up to 40% on some of their most popular items as their way of saying “thank you” to their customers.  The Scottevest anniversary sale ends soon, so check out Read More…


Retrofit your gloves for touchscreens with Digits

on Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

We love our capacitive touchscreens, but they are essentially useless while wearing gloves.  Most of the solutions out there involve gloves with some type of integrated conductive pads in the fingertips.  The social design site Quirky has a bit different flavor with their Digits product.  Made of conductive silicone, they have a metal pin on Read More…


PADX-1 LEDGE Wearcom Pullover for iPad

on Saturday, January 29th, 2011

Here’s something unusual for the iPad owner.  This pullover jacket from Alphyn Industries is made of “advanced waterproof, thermal softshell, with the perfect balance of strength, stretch and softness.”  Materials used are Polartec softshell, polyester Dri-Lex mesh, and 3M Thinsulate fill.  There’s a kangaroo pocket on the front with a small zippered pocket in the Read More…


Freehands Gloves Prevent Frostbite and Allow You to Use Your Gadgets

on Thursday, December 23rd, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

Here are some more tech-friendly gloves for your consideration.  The Freehands company makes a variety of gloves with finger caps that flip back to free your index finger and thumb tips so you can use your phone, MP3 player, gaming device, or other gadgets without freezing your hands.  Each tip cover has a magnet to Read More…


The North Face Etip Gloves Let You Stay Warm and Use Your Electronics

on Sunday, December 12th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

These Etip Gloves from The North Face have Xstatic conductive fingercaps on the thumbs and index fingers so you’ll be able to answer your iPhone or use your capacitive-screen electronics without having to take off your gloves.  There’s a grid of silicone dots on the palm, thumb, index, and middle fingers to improve your grip on Read More…


Carry and conceal your gadgets while all gussied up

on Saturday, December 11th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, Travel Gear

Wish you could carry your indispensably favorite gadgets on your person and look sharp at a board (bored?) meeting at the same time?  Impossible, you say?  SCOTTeVEST doesn’t.  The latest in their line of gadget-concealing clothing is the deceptively simple-named SeV Sport Coat.   With a traditional 3-button tailored fit, it features 24 (!) NoBulge Read More…


Hide gadgets ninja-style with a Takino Shirt

on Wednesday, November 17th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, Travel Gear

If you’re on this site, you’re a gadgetophile, which probably means you lug around a lot of gadgets.  But what to do if you can’t or don’t want to haul a messenger bag, but you feel the need to have your phone, music player, earbuds, camera, wallet, keys, passport, pen, multitool, breath mints and maybe Read More…


HoodieBuddie Keeps Your Earbuds Constantly at the Ready

on Monday, October 25th, 2010

With the HoodieBuddie, you’ll never have to untangle your earbuds again.  These jackets use HB3 technology to embed audio functions with the garment.  They have a 3.5mm plug in one of the front pockets where you connect your MP3 player, iPod, iPhone, or other portable audio device.  Hidden cables connect the audio device to the earbuds, Read More…


Avoid the iPhone ‘Nose Answer’ with 180s Tec Touch Gloves

on Monday, January 18th, 2010

If, in your locale, Old Man Winter overstays his welcome by a few months and Jack Frost kidney punches you when you leave the house every morning, you know well the joys and difficulties of a Hoth-like climate.  For those of us blessed with such conditions, occasionally those difficulties creep into our gadgeting as well.  Read More…


Tech Clothing Goes Couture

on Sunday, January 17th, 2010
Posted in: News

Thomas Pink, a British clothier, has entered the tech clothing field with the Commuter tie.  The ties are 100% woven silk in a variety of solid colors for $105.  The back of the tie has a small pocket and a fabric loop designed to hold an iPod nano.  An extra loop keeps your earbud wires Read More…


Dots Gloves Let You Use Your iPhone in the Cold

on Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Most of the US is COLD now, even in the south.  It’s too cold to go outside without a coat, hat, and gloves.  But people with iPhones and other devices with capacitive screens have to decide between frostbite and using their devices.  Dot Gloves are designed to let you use your device and keep your Read More…


Echo Touch Gloves Let You Use Your iPhone or Touch in the Cold

on Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

If you live in a cold climate, you know that wearing gloves to keep your hands warm isn’t compatible with using an Apple  touch screen.  Julie had a post last week with a link to an article with a DIY fix for your gloves.  If you aren’t the do-it-yourself type, check out Echo Design for the Read More…