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The Trayvax Element is a minimalist wallet for the paranoid beer-lover

 I went digging recently for another minimalist wallet and boy did I find one. My old one, two pieces of titanium attached with a rubber band, was getting too old and things were falling out. I did a quick hunt and found a few very flat minimalist wallets, but nothing that seemed to be rugged and clever. Enter Trayvax. I tried the Trayvax Element, a leather and stainless steel monster with… Read More

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John Biggs

May 5th

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The Trayvax Element is a minimalist wallet for the paranoid beer-lover

 I went digging recently for another minimalist wallet and boy did I find one. My old one, two pieces of titanium attached with a rubber band, was getting too old and things were falling out. I did a quick hunt and found a few very flat minimalist wallets, but nothing that seemed to be rugged and clever. Enter Trayvax. I tried the Trayvax Element, a leather and stainless steel monster with… Read More

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John Biggs

May 5th

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The Trayvax Element is a minimalist wallet for the paranoid beer-lover

 I went digging recently for another minimalist wallet and boy did I find one. My old one, two pieces of titanium attached with a rubber band, was getting too old and things were falling out. I did a quick hunt and found a few very flat minimalist wallets, but nothing that seemed to be rugged and clever. Enter Trayvax. I tried the Trayvax Element, a leather and stainless steel monster with… Read More

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John Biggs

May 5th

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Two new Loog guitars let your toddler shout at the devil

 Loog is a New York-based guitar company run by a music teacher named Rafael Atijas. These three-string guitars are designed for kids as young as 3 years old and they make guitar easy and fun – at least according to my kids who played with them when they were much younger. The new models are called the Mini for ages 3 and older and the Pro for ages 8 and older. The Mini is a smaller… Read More

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John Biggs

April 26th

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A new guitar is 30% lighter thanks to multiple weird tricks

 Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could make a lighter guitar, they didn’t stop to think if they should. As TC’s resident guitar lover I have to take all the high-tech in git-fiddles I can get. To wit I present the Enlightened Collection of electric guitars. These guitars, made by Michael Kelly, are 30% lighter than standard solid body guitars but… Read More

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John Biggs

April 7th

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For those about to tune we salute you

 The first Roadie tuner was a miracle in a plastic case. This little device connected to your phone and then turned the machine heads (the little tuning knobs) on your guitar to exactly the right position. It worked wonderfully. Now the Roadie 2 intends to tune your guitar all night and tune your guitar every day. The Roadie 2 and the Roadie Bass are standalone tuners with an app component… Read More

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John Biggs

March 30th

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GoPro gives the Karma drone another try

gopro-karma-6-of-7 The GoPro Karma drone is now available for purchase. The camera maker today announced the general availability of the drone and at writing, it’s available from GoPro.com, and other retailers like Best Buy, B&H Photo Video and Amazon. Buyers can opt for the Karma drone bundled with a GoPro Hero 5 for $1099 or $799 without a camera. This is GoPro’s second try at the Karma drone.… Read More

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Matt Burns

February 1st

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Wrist-mounted subwoofer Basslet announces pricing and shipping

basslet_07 Crowdfunded on Kickstarter last year, Lofelt’s wrist-mountable subwoofer is shipping to its backers as we speak. Basslet will be available to order on February 7 for $199. I tried it out at CES and am eager to share some first impressions. Read More

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Haje Jan Kamps

January 7th

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Hands-on with Crosley’s extremely limited edition Commonwealth C10 turntable

01-left-crosley-c10 Crosley has teamed up with renowned leather maker Moore & Giles to release a limited edition of its high-end C10 turntable. The special version of the C10 features a leather slip mat plus a layer of leather on top of the base. And it’s extremely limited. In fact, only 40 were made, and TechCrunch was able to get its hands on the very first unit. From a technical perspective, this… Read More

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Travis Bernard

November 2nd

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Turn a DJI Phantom 4 into a search & rescue drone with the EXO 1 exoskeleton

screen-shot-2016-10-12-at-3-50-31-pm The DJI is a fantastic all-purpose drone, but with the EXO 1 exoskeleton, it becomes a dedicated search and rescue tool. The 3D-printed add-on quickly attaches to the drone and adds a host of features key to making the drone a valuable tool for first responders. There are GoPro mounting points at various locations around the exoskeleton that can be used for cameras, lights and any number of… Read More

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Matt Burns

October 12th

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