Posts by: Dan Seitz

Dan Seitz is an obsessive nerd living in New England. He lives in the Boston area with a fiancee, a dog, a cat, and far too many objects with processors.


Infltr Gives You Millions of Instagram Filters


Instagram is an addiction for many of its fans, but it’s limited in what you can do with filtering. It’s only got a relative few, and with all the millions of colors out there, it seems a little… limiting. Infltr is here to remove those limits, and gives you, literally,...


Retro Gaming Goes Older-School With A Portable Wood Emulator


Retro games are incredibly popular right now, largely thanks to nostalgia and in some cases, an appreciation of the sheer perfection simplicity can offer. Which sounds incredibly pretentious, but there’s something to be said for it. Especially when it means you can get emulators made entirely out of wood. Yes,...

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Nebia Wants To Change How You Shower


Showers. We all take them. Well, maybe not that one guy on the bus in the freegan T-shirt; he probably bathes in the river, which would explain the smell. But most of us get hosed off in the morning to be tolerable around our fellow human beings, and that takes...

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Mighty Mug Makes Glasses Impossible To Knock Over


Glasses are wonderful things to have in your life, but they’re not exactly perfect. Or stable. Or shatterproof. Come to think of it, glasses kind of suck. They need to be reengineered. So somebody on Kickstarter decided to fix it, with the power of physics, vacuums, and plastics. Pretty Mug...


Meet Rolljam, The $30 Device That Can Steal Your Car


We take more on faith than we should when it comes to IT security. Recently, though, it’s been shown that cars in particular are less than secure. And nothing illustrates how far the auto industry has to go in order to protect your car better than Rolljam. Beep Beep Rolljam...

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Sigma’s Rear Brake Light Makes Installing It Simple


Cycling is a great hobby, but it’s one that has its share of safety concerns. Among them, of course, is being visible at night, and a brake light can be incredibly handy. But a proper brake light is hard to install, and almost always requires a shop visit. Or rather,...


The WalkCar Is Transit In A Backpack

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If you live in a city, you probably don’t want to own a car. Storing a giant steel box of air on wheels that explodes repeatedly is more than a little expensive, especially as you live closer to cities that have high rent and painful parking. But as bad as...


Alcoho-Lock Keeps Drunks Off Their Bikes


Some cyclists are surprised when they get a DUI from a police officer while cycling drunk. But there’s excellent reason for that: Drunk cyclists have impaired reflexes, longer reaction times, and less awareness of the world around them. In other words, they can pretty easily get run over, especially late...