Eight Beach-Worthy Tech Innovations

Beach

The dog days of summer may feel like a long way off considering the apocalyptic winter we’ve had (and still seem to be having, some nights). But – thank goodness, though we may never have believed it – they’re coming. Which is why, during these April showers, we can’t help but dream of sunny days where we’re nothing but beached. That’s right: sun, sand, and surf. Beach escapes are best enjoyed when devices are out [Continue reading...]

Barely There Tech: Innovative Ideas too Small to See!

Solar Window

Google is making contact lenses. Yup, you read that right. But they’re not just fancy eyewear – the project is an attempt to take on diabetes. Inside the lenses, a sensor will measure glucose levels, with a tiny RFID transmitter to send that data to a nearby device. Mind blowing? A little bit. And that’s only the beginning. You might not be able to see it, but teeny-tiny inventions in nanotechnology are forever changing the [Continue reading...]

Mobile Tech, Reimagined: Could These Crazy Concepts be the Future of Phones?

Kambala

You might’ve heard the old adage, “A rose is a rose is a rose.” So, in a world where every phone is more or less a skinny square you shove in your pocket, a phone is a phone is a phone… right? Not quite. We’ve come a long way since the first cell phone, a nine-inch long contraption that held over 30 circuit boards and just celebrated its 40th anniversary last April. But in the [Continue reading...]

Ideas Worth Backing: Front-of-Sink Cutting Board

Ideas worth backing: Front-of-Sink Cutting Board

This is the second post of our “Ideas Worth Backing”, monthly feature. Every month, we hunt down a great idea or clever invention that we think is worth attention and support. It’s just one way we want to celebrate innovation and thinking outside the box. Last month we brought to you the Smart Lid, the cure for every burned taste bud. What’ll it be this month? Keep reading to find out! Most Cutting Boards are Terrible. I [Continue reading...]

Bottoms Up! 6 Helpful Apps for Beer Enthusiasts

Bottoms Up!

There’s nothing quite like a cold pint. Beer enthusiasts are a special breed – and we’ve got more than a few of them around the Clear-Coat office. There’s a growing movement of a more mature appreciation for beers and the brewing processes behind them, akin to the cultures that have grown to surround wine and coffee. For the beer enthusiast, it’s all about the hunt; the shared experience of discovery and the chance to find [Continue reading...]