Astell & Kern’s newest portable music player (or PMP with no “I”; sorry 50) — the $999 Kann — is out now, and for a portable media player, it has some pretty impressive modern-day inclusions. This fact is interesting since most high-end portable music players are slow to included extra bells-and-whistles, if at all. Not only is the Kann huge — it’s just over an inch thick (25.6mm) and weighs over half a pound (278.7g) — it includes a massive 6000mAh battery (for a supposed battery life of 14 hours), an integrated powered headphone amp, and both micro SD and full-size SD card slots. Keep in mind, this thing IS ONE-THOUSAND DOLLARS. Continue reading Astell & Kern’s $999 ‘heavyweight portable media player’ Kann; no, that’s NOT a typo…
Howdy Mr. and/or Ms. Minimalist! Are you short on space, but you still want a cool, trendy designer kitchen? If so, I think that you should keep Dsignedby‘s award-winning Kitch’T all-in-one wooden kitchen in mind AND on your radar. The Serbian brand Dsignedby had their kitchen island on display at the Belgrade Furniture Fair roughly a week ago and was featured by Dezeen. Continue reading Dsignedby’s ‘Kitch’T,’ the Space-Saving, Movable, All-in-One, Designer Kitchen island!
In this video game-themed episode of PractitioNERD Documented, or “Doc’D”, host Montez McCrary will be discussing the history, features, and lasting legacy of Sega’s Game Gear portable video game system.
Continue reading Sega Game Gear – Doc’D #47
Japan’s King Jim has found a clever way to make its Portabook XMC10 laptop even smaller than the smallest Macbook available. The ultra-compact laptop—powered by Windows 10 with a 2.4GHz Intel Atom processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of flash storage and an 8-inch display— but the most interesting feature is the 12-inch folding keyboard. Yes, a 12-inch keyboard THAT FOLD so it can be stored with it’s computer with ONLY an 8-inch display. Like, WHOA! Continue reading Here’s a 12″ Keyboard inside an 8″ Laptop. YAY MATH!
OK everyone, it’s time for a survey. I want to know who hasn’t channeled surfed onto an episode of This Old House, House Crashers or Holmes on Homes on a lazy weekend afternoon and dreamed of being as skilled a woodworker as those show’s hosts? The problem for many people is — other than skill-set — that their tiny apartments or cluttered homes do not have enough room for a workshop. But don’t worry, it appears that this problem might have finally been solved with this awesome toolbox from Hammacher Schlemmer that transforms into almost any woodworking tool you could need. Continue reading Watch this Tiny Toolbox TRANSFORM into an ENTIRE Woodshop!
In this month’s technology-themed episode of PractitioNERD Documented, or “Doc’D”, host Montez McCrary will be discussing the history, the awesomeness and the legacy of the Sony Walkman. Continue reading The Walkman – Doc’D #14
It’s time for Episode 124 of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses a Habitat house that surpasses design and sustainability standards, Google throws its cap on the USB Security Key hat-rack, a portable laptop version of the PlayStation 4, and SCIENCE reveals why people love pro wrestling! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling.
Continue reading Advanced Pro Wrestling Studies – WIRed #124
Howdy, hey there and HELLO! Do you encounter the problem of lugging around your PlayStation 4 and your big-screen television around for gaming-on-the-go and you don’t have a portable system? Do you wish that you could just more convenient transport you PS4 and flat screen with little-to-no difficulty? Since the PlayStation 4 is early in its initial release’s design and my be far from the size of the PSone (which DOES have a portable LCD screen, which I CURRENTLY purchased; SCORE), that device my not come to the PS4 soon (save for the HORI device), UNLESS you don’t mind lugging around this nice portable PS4. But it’s gonna cost ya’… Continue reading Want A Custom-Made Portable PS4? It’ll Cost Ya’ $1,400!
It’s time for Episode 122 of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses China’s vertical, space-saving school, Windows 95 on Android Wear, a gamer’s PSP memorial, and Disney princesses head to the squared-circle! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling. Continue reading A Proper Memorial for the PSP – WIRed #122