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.

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Seek Lets Your iPhone See Through Walls

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It’s not discussed as often as it should be, but smartphones and apps have made stunning strides in making imaging accessible to the general public. Yeah, you spent ten minutes shooting stuff in slo-mo on your iPhone, but it means the great unwashed can mess with it. Similarly, Seek brings...

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Pikaplant One Makes Keeping Plants As Easy As Possible

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Everybody likes plants, but plants are work; you’ve got to care for them, you’ve got to water them, you’ve got to get them squared away. Some of us just simply don’t have the time or the ability to get a plant and make sure it’s OK. And that’s where the...

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The Ostrich Pillow Mini Lets You Sleep Anywhere

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As we get busier and busier as a society, we’re looking for more and more ways to snatch a little precious sleep from the day. That’s a problem because, well, have you ever tried sleeping on your own hands? We didn’t evolve to sleep that way. But the Ostrich Pillow...

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Dubs Aren’t Ear Plugs: They’re Noise Filters

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We live in a world bathed in noise. No, seriously. Think about all the sounds that you’ve just… gotten used to over the years. The hums, the beeps, the rumbles, the roars, all that stuff that’s constantly assaulting your ears. Wouldn’t it be nice to filter some of the audio...

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Relay Puts Your Entire Home At The Command Of One Console

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It’s been a dream for a lot of nerds to have a home that’s just like the Enterprise, in that it flies through space at reality-distorting speeds and comes with high-powered weapons to fire at anybody that annoys us. But, failing that, we’ll take a home with a centralized brain,...

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The Blink Blocks Cameras, If You’re Excessively Paranoid

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We are surrounded, every day and pretty much at all times, by cameras. There are cameras on smartphones, tablets, above computer screens, embedded in walls, and on and on and on. Most of us have accepted this as just the way things are, but, if you’re overly worried about hackers,...

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Haven Brings More Security To Your Door Locks

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Technology has advanced relentlessly over the last century, but one technology that really hasn’t changed much is the lock to your house. It’s one of those cases where it’s “good enough.” There are advances in locks, but they’re expensive and most people can’t pick a lock, so they’re fine. Unless...

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Beartooth Turns Your Smartphone Into An Industrial Radio

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All a smartphone is, is a radio with a computer bolted to it. Seriously. That’s it; it’s just radio waves, the same radio waves pumping Today’s Classic Hits through the atmosphere. Of course, smartphones aren’t on the same channel as professional, industrial radios… but Beartooth makes it possible for them...