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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The Thermopot Is A Classier Way To Carry Your Soup


Ah, the thermos. It’s a classic way of hauling around hot and cold things you want to eat later. But it’s not exactly ideal for everyone or every situation. Sometimes, you don’t just want to bring soup to work. You want to bring a little class along with it. So,...


Znaps Make Every Smartphone Cable A Magsafe Cable


Magsafe cables are a great idea… a great idea that not even Apple really implements fully. For those unfamiliar with Apple’s little design touches, a mag-safe cable connects not by seating in a socket, but by magnetically docking with your computer. So if you trip over it, the cable comes...


Fresh Beer Only Is The Only App Beer Nerds Need


If you love beer, you quickly discover that something that should be simple, namely the appreciation of fermented grain, is a complicated, messy business. Styles and marketing terms become interchangeable; breweries are bought out by other breweries; styles rise and just as quickly retire. And, most annoyingly, most breweries won’t...

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China Gets Air With Its First Jetpack Flight


The jetpack is still largely a matter of fiction for most of us. But not to the Chinese, or at least they’re getting demonstrations. And they’re a pretty cool demonstration of jetpack technology. Fly Away Demonstrated by jetpack professional Nick Macomber, China’s first jetpack flight is pretty impressive. Macomber flew...


GoPro Adds The Hero 4 Session To Slim Things Down

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The GoPro has, slowly, become not just the first name in action cams, but the first name in small, useful little video cameras. For relatively little money you can get slow-motion, high-resolution video, action-cam video, and even simple 1080p video, all in a discreet, cheap, indestructible little package. But as...


Phree Lets You Write Anywhere, On Anything


There’s a lot of value in the pens and paper we’ve largely left behind or delegated to the specialists. Some of us can write better than we swipe; others just want to be able to sketch or hand-write something occasionally without having to track down an art store or haul...


The Olympus Air Turns Your Smartphone Into A DSLR

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If you’re a photography nut, you probably can’t stand your smartphone’s camera. It’s fine for snapshots, but you want something where you can swap out lenses and get just the right shot for just the right moment. And no, those little clip-on lenses don’t help. Fortunately, there’s an increasing trend...