9 Must-Have Apps for Outdoor Adventurers

Outdoor Apps

Reasons to love the great outdoors: fresh air, falling leaves, the scent of wood burning in a bright, fiery bonfire, and… the opportunity to discover new mobile apps. (You didn’t really think we were that sentimental, did you?) While we appreciate the wilderness and the peaceful serenity that comes with it, at our core, we’re techies. So naturally, when everyone else is focused on disconnecting, we’re set on finding the best apps to enhance our [Continue reading...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Stuff We Liked This Month: February 2014

Stuff we like this month

At Clear-Coat, we’re pretty wild about well-designed products. It’s a bit of an obsession, actually. As such, we’re always on the hunt for the latest and greatest toys to test out, tech to try and eyebrow-raising products to get our hands on. And then we thought, why not share this obsession with our readers? After all, you guys can surely appreciate a hands-free umbrella or an “anti-loneliness” bowl, too! Without further ado, here are eight [Continue reading...]