Researchers find the best way to press a button

When all you have is a finger everything looks like a button . But what happens if you’re unable to press buttons or, more likely, we begin using robots and other tools to interact with the real world? That’s what researchers at Aalto University, Finland, and KAIST, South Korea wanted to find out when they […]

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Bustle is raising roughly $30 million to go on a shopping spree

Bryan Goldberg Bustle, the everything blog for millennial women, is hustling to close on around $30 million in new funding as it goes on the prowl for new acquisitions. It’s a significant cash infusion for a company that has created a mini, millennial-focused media empire that reaches nearly 80 million unique monthly visitors across its sites. Read More

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Lily raises $2M from NEA and others for a personal stylist service that considers feelings, not just fit

 One of the reasons recently IPO’d Stitch Fix became so popular among female shoppers is because of how it pairs the convenience of home try-on for clothing and accessories with a personal styling service that adapts to your tastes over time. But often, personal stylists bring their own subjective takes on fashion to their customers. A new startup called Lily aims to offer a more… Read More

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The attack of the SuperFakes

 even years ago, watch fan Andrew Dakin bought a Movado watch on eBay for $500. It looked like a mint timepiece, well-maintained and classically styled. He had just started collecting watches, so he was happy to get a deal on a unique and valuable timepiece.
“At that point I was probably like 30 watches in so I thought I knew what I was doing,” said Dakin, describing his early… Read More

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The BOLDR Expedition Watch lets you get away

 BOLDR is a small watch company with a distinct style. Selling primarily on Kickstarter, the company has gone through a number of design iterations to land on the <a target="_blank" href="“>Expedition, a watch designed to take you to the farthest reaches of the Earth and/or the copier down the hall. The Expedition is reminiscent of some of the Hamilton Field Watches… Read More

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The new Casio G-Steel B100 is a smartwatch that hides its brains

 Casio has been doing some interesting stuff lately. With their latest Edifice model they began toying with the idea of an analog watch that connects to your phone and can set itself to any timezone automatically. This decision to focus on function over OLEDs is a good one and the G-Steel B100 is the latest example of this move. The B100 is a slim, rugged watch with a multi-layered… Read More

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Cladwell helps you pick out your clothes

 As a true clotheshorse I love to lay out my outfits a week in advance and ensure that all of my sartorial choices are on, as it were, fleek. But not everyone has that skill or the time and those people should try Cladwell. Created by Blake Smith the app first tells you exactly what to buy – a selection of regular items that you can use forever – and then gives you permutations… Read More

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