92

Avegant Glyph Video Headset

By: on July 18, 2016
$499
Check It Out

Boldly go where only Geordi La Forge has gone before. Avegant's Glyph is a Kickstarted mobile personal theater that wears like a combo of over-ear headphones and a Star Trek VISOR. Use it to watch movies, play games, and suck in other HD entertainment on the big screen without actually having the big screen--or any screen--in front of you at all.

The headset connects to most smartphones, tablets, drones, and gaming consoles to create an immersive audio and video experience from anywhere. Home. Hotel room in Gary, Indiana. Seat 17A on a flight from New York to LA. Glyph visuals stream through a pair of viewfinders built into the arc of the headset. In place of a screen, the Glyph uses 2+ million micro-mirrors to reflect light and mimic natural human eyesight. A low-power light source beams the HD images through an optics system, and then onto the micro-mirrors, which shape, focus, and project the picture to your eyes. Avegant says their sight-replication approach not only delivers pixel-free images, but also makes seeing through the Glyph feel more like seeing the action firsthand, rather than watching it from behind a transparent barrier.

The Glyph has been designed to pair its clean, HD video with rich, hi-res audio as well. So you can use them just to listen to music on the rare occasions when enshrouding yourself in Game of Thrones and Pokemon Go aren't options.

Check it out

Life-Size Exorcist Regan Doll

$3,995 from Etsy »

The only thing worse than a Monday is clicking on a link that brings you to a life-size replica doll of possessed Regan from The Exorcist. It just happened to me, and since misery loves company, here you go, dudes. I'm...

Buy Now

Vinci Smart Headphones with AI

$219 from Amazon »

I like that Vinci's headphones are smart enough that I can ditch my phone and still stream music. And I like that they're voice activated for hands-free song selection. And in theory I like the Vinci's artificial intelligence...

Check it out

iNyx - Self-Contained-Bedroom Bed

$9,999 from iNyx »

January 2017 Update: iNyx has now developed its own website. At printing, the online ordering system linked to an iNyx IndieGoGo crowdfunding page here....

Buy Now

Nebula Mars Portable Cinema

$799.99 from Amazon »

The Mars Portable Cinema won't really take you to Mars - you'll have to hold out for Elon Musk on that - but Nebula calls their latest release The World's First Portable Cinema with Theater-Grade Picture and Sound, so...

Check it out

Helmfon Noise-Cancelling Helmet

Looks like Helmfon Jr. is playing with Daddy's noise-cancelling helmet again. Don't worry, kiddo, you'll grow into Darth Helmfon's sound absorber and privacy sphere soon enough. And then all the power of the Audibly Dark...

Check it out

Ladobi Erotic Film Earphones

$30.69 from Firebox.com »

If you're going to spend a fine Wednesday evening listening to people F softly, screw gently, hump sweetly, ball discreetly, and then F'ing bone completely, wouldn't you prefer that they not sound like Jack Black scraping...

Buy Now

The Loudest Portable Speaker

$799 from Amazon »

I just learned about The Loudest Portable Speaker from my newly deaf friends Maurice and Sue, who just returned from testing Soundboks' 119dB bad boy at Burning Man. Conclusion:...

Buy Now

8Bitdo SN30 Pro Game Controller

$49.99 from Amazon »

8Bitdo brings back the sexy purples and gray of the original SNES with their SN30 Pro Game Controller. Packed with wireless Bluetooth, Rumble vibration, motion controls, and USB-C, the new retro controller brings back...

Buy Now

A Die Hard Christmas

$15.29 from Amazon »

Yippee Ki Yay! A Die Hard Christmas: The Illustrated Holiday Classic is going to be on every kid's man's gift list this year. (Kids probably won't want it. They'll think the John McClane brand of killing and violence...

Check it out

GlassUp - Smartphone HUD Eyeglasses

$299 from GlassUp »

GlassUp. They're a pair of HUD smartphone-linked glasses that flash texts, emails, news updates, directions, any messages for which you would normally look down and consult a screen, right onto the glass in front of your...

Check it out

Shonin Streamcam Wearable Personal Security Camera

$169 - $259 from Shonin »

Who wants their very own cloud-connected bodycam? The Shonin Streamcam is a forthcoming wearable personal security camera that records goings-on in hi-res video and, via WiFi or cellular SIM, saves it directly to the...

Buy Now

Earin - World's Smallest Headphones

$199.99 from Amazon »

I wasn't aware there was a competition to create the World's Smallest Headphones, but apparently Earin has been proclaimed--or proclaimed itself--the winner. The Swedish company says their wireless earbuds are the absolute...