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The OnePlus One's a handsome little devil as is, but there's always room to accessorize. Though you're probably still waiting on the actual handset to turn up, OnePlus has announced the phone's first "SwapStyle" cover will arrive at the end of August, and it's made from bamboo (the material's all...

July 22nd 2014 at 8:38am 0 Comments
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Portland, Ore.-based Grove makes some really incredible bamboo and maple cases, and recently the company extended its product line to the iPad Air and iPad mini with the new Wood Smart Case. Like most of Grove's products, like my personal favorite from 2013 the US$99 Dock for iPhone, the Wood Smar...

January 21st 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Motorola promised us Moto X's made of wood many moons ago, and the day has finally arrived. Folks who like their electronics built of more... sustainable materials can head on over to the Moto Maker website and snag an X phone constructed of bamboo. The catch? (There's always a catch.) To indulge...

December 17th 2013 at 3:25pm 0 Comments
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When packages containing review items show up at my office, they're usually quite lightweight. So I was really surprised when a package arrived recently from Grove in Portland, Ore., and it was heavier than usual. Like "someone sent me a brick?" heavier... However, I was pleasantly surprised and r...

October 25th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Wacom's Bamboo line of products have always been far more whimsical and user-friendly than the rest of its professional offerings, and it's taken that a step further today with the introduction of the Bamboo Loop digital card app for iOS. Essentially, the app lets you doctor up a photo with graphi...

May 20th 2013 at 4:28pm 0 Comments
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Entropia Universe has always skirted the line between game and advertising scheme, and the latest evidence of this is a new social media program developed by MindArk and Socialtype that aims to reward existing players for recruiting new ones. MMO recruitment drives are nothing new, but the kicke...

April 11th 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Grove, a company from Portland, Oregon, has announced brand new iPad cases to go with the new iPad. Grove is able to start selling them immediately because it doesn't have to send off modified case specs to a factory in China. Grove's designers just go downstairs and prototype a new one. Every piec...

March 8th 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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We were so beguiled by AD's bamboo-bound smartphone that we had to track down the designer to get some hands-on time with these work-in-progress prototypes. We met up with Kieron-Scott Woodhouse (pun unintended) and he offered to bring along several of the latest prototypes for us to get to grips...

February 3rd 2012 at 2:28pm 0 Comments