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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Thanko Has The iPad Stand For The Busiest Commuter

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If you’ve got an iPad, and you ride public transit, you know it’s hard to mix the two, especially when you’ve chosen to stand both to burn a few calories and surrender a seat to the nice pregnant lady, unlike the jerk you were sitting next to. Fortunately, the endlessly...

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The Spin Remote Lets You Control Everything With A Twist

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If there’s one control scheme that has a surprising amount of nostalgia around it, it’s the dial. People love dials; they may never use them anymore, but that’s only because the button is easier to program for in the digital age. But, some people miss the dial so much, they’re...

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Somabar Is The Future Of Cocktail Mixing

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Everybody loves cocktails… but nobody loves mixing them, bar a few hobbyists and people who are getting paid to tend bar anyway. You could premix them in a pitcher, or you could do what no one has done before. Namely, buy a robot, and make the robot mix your cocktails....

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Google Glass V2 Is On The Way… But Will It Save Glass?

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Google Glass was an experiment that the company was hoping to turn into a full-fledged phenomenon. As you might notice from naked eyes across the world, that did not go entirely as planned. Even Google’s CEO has more or less given up on the old version of the device. We...

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The Taurus Curve, A Wavy Handgun, Fits Your Body

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The history of firearms is, more or less, also the history of a few other disciplines. There’s always been a lot of money in firepower, and as a result, entire fields of materials science, precision engineering, and design wouldn’t exist without the gun. Consider it a peace dividend. But it...

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Michelin’s Airless Tire, The Tweel, Enters Production

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The airless tire has long been a dream of just about everyone. They’re not just something that gets rid of an unpleasant task for motorists; they’re safer, cleaner, and all around a better idea. But they were also hard to implement, at least until now, with Michelin’s Tweel. Yes, it’s...

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This Kit Makes Installing A Hidden Door Simple

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It’s a classic staple of mysteries, horror movies, and TV shows; a quick search of the library, the right book pulled, and a hidden door swings open to offer the hero more evidence or access to a new area. But of course, installing that in your home is a pain....

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Japan Delivers A Maglev Train That Moves At 311 MPH

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Japan is famous for its Shinkansen bullet trains, high-speed rail that can take anybody from one end of the country to the other with surprising speed. And the bullet trains are impressive technology, moving at 200 miles per hour through the country. But, like any other technology, they can be...

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Expand Your MacBook Air With A MicroSD Card Reader

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MacBooks are spectacular laptops. Most people will swear by them and love the way the work and the design they present. However, one complaint you will often hear surrounding these things is that, well, Apple can be a little stingy with the space, and most external storage solutions are ever...