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Owning a stuffed version of a perfectly ordinary man in a nice suit is kind of weird. This Octodad plushie is 10 inches long and even comes with little magnets in its hands, so you can hang this well-coiffed gentleman on all kinds of things (mostly refrigerators). This adorable bit of Octodad merc...

November 10th 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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I wish I could say I went "hands-on" with Ralph Lauren's new tech-infused smart shirt, but that would have meant putting my hands all over Marcos Giron, the collegiate tennis player who's making his US Open debut this week. I'm sure he would not have appreciated that. Even so, I still got to see t...

August 25th 2014 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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US Open ball boys will be sporting the latest in wearable tech starting this Monday, according to the NYT: Ralph Lauren's "Polo Tech" shirts. Of course, nearly everything the company makes is a "wearable," but these particular shirts contain conductive silver threads and other sensors designed to...

August 25th 2014 at 5:35am 0 Comments
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The next biggest thing in wearables is apparently something that's already technically... wearable: A smart shirt. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich came to the Code Conference wearing a shirt laden with sensors capable of monitoring your health, such as heart rate and even emotion. These sensors can commu...

May 28th 2014 at 12:42pm 0 Comments
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Threadless now has 10 shirts in its brand-new Minecraft collection, with most available for guys, gals, babies and kids. Each shirt is a winner of the Threadless Loves Minecraft design challenge, which offered the three top artists $3,000, a $500 Threadless voucher and a trip to MineCon Paris.Each...

November 29th 2012 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Yes, I have this thing I do where I kill Fineous Darkvire for his weird, white-quality, bind-on-pickup shirt. It's not even that I really care about the shirt. I just get this weird kick out of a bind-on-pickup shirt that's white quality, so it doesn't even have the usual loot safeguards. Every t...

July 16th 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Guild Wars 2 fans have been clamoring for a few things over the years. The first repeated request, a release date, was granted just last week. Two other things -- a way to turn into walking billboards for ArenaNet and a way to give the company more money -- are soon to be realized as well. U...

July 5th 2012 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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You can now get your character printed on shirts at PrintWarcraft.com. Actually, you can print any character, as long as you know the character and realm names. Several sizes and styles are offered, along with a few neutral colors. The shirt builder has many options, including poses, logos and n...

June 6th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The Wall Street Journal has a short but interesting piece on the world of Apple t-shirt collecting. There are two types of Apple t-shirts. The first are those shirts that the general public have access to via giveaways at Apple retail stores, such as the t-shirts at an opening of a new Apple St...

December 12th 2011 at 5:30pm 0 Comments