At my Cool Tools YouTube channel I make a monthly video with Kevin Kelly and Claudia Dawson called Recomendo Shorts. Here's our latest video, with reviews of a Retractable Extension Cord Reel, a Reversible Micro USB Cable, and a Sparkling & Seltzer Water Maker.
Tyler Winegarner is. reviewing his favorite tools for Cool Tools and in his latest video, he demonstrates why he likes the AeroPress coffee maker so much. "For the past ten years or so, I've pretty much made every single cup of coffee I drink using one tool, the Aeropress. The Aeropress is a compact, affordable… READ THE REST
Ken Goldberg is my latest guest on the Cool Tool Podcast. Ken's an artist, inventor, and roboticist and we've been friends for many years. Ken is an artist, inventor, and roboticist. He is William S. Floyd Jr Distinguished Chair in Engineering at UC Berkeley and Chief Scientist at Ambidextrous Robotics. He is one of the most creative and… READ THE REST
A few weeks ago, I published the first part of my roundup of favorite tips gathered from my weekly maker shop tips newsletter. Here is part 2. Using Paper Towel and Wood Glue to Seal Up Molds for Casting I've been loving David Lynch's channel on YouTube, with his daily weather reports and project updates.… READ THE REST
It's a sure bet that whenever Apple unveils a new…well, anything, it's going to capture media and audience attention. Hey, it's Apple. It's what they do. That always in the spotlight approach also spills over into Apple's most popular spinoff brands, which now include premium audio makers Beats after their 2019 purchase. But while the… READ THE REST
When you think Apple, it isn't unusual to instinctively think of those high-grade Apple devices like the iPhone, the iPad, the MacBook, and more. But there's a whole range of those lower-tier Apple products that don't often get the same attention as their more expensive brothers and sisters. Where's the love for the AirPods? Or… READ THE REST
In the past few years, the drone market has swelled with many competitors vying for top positions, but if you do the proper legwork, you can find some killer deals out there. Perfect finds can brilliantly straddle the line between fully loaded birds jammed with high-end features and a price tag that doesn't tear open… READ THE REST