Everyone's a Master Bartender With This App-Connected Drink Scale

You've mastered opening your guest's beers with your bare hands, but what about when a dinner party calls for something a little more sophisticated? You can try you hand as an amateur mixologist, hoping you've got the proportions right for the perfect cocktail. Or wait for Brookstone's new Perfect Drink system that… » 9/20/13 4:00pm 9/20/13 4:00pm

Nectar Fuel Cell Charger Confirms the Sad Truth: Batteries Are Still…

One day fuel cells may very well be a cheap source of power for all of our electronics. But that day isn't here yet, and from the looks of things, isn't arriving anytime soon. A company called Lilliputian Systems has hooked up with Brookstone to create another fuel cell charger called the Nectar that promises to fully… » 1/08/13 12:16pm 1/08/13 12:16pm

This Tiny Keychain Laser Keyboard Is Still a Waste of Space

Being able to project a full-sized QWERTY keyboard onto any surface makes the idea of ditching your laptop for a tablet a lot more plausible. And since CTX Virtual Technologies' new compact keyboard projector is barely larger than a lighter, it would barely add any weight to your gear. It's just too bad this technology … » 9/14/12 9:40am 9/14/12 9:40am

Brookstone's Pocket Projector iPhone Case Adds More Than Just Bulk

Smartphone displays are not great for sharing, at least with a large group of people. So the combination of phones and miniature projectors was an inevitable pairing, I just wish the results weren't so clunky. » 11/08/11 1:40pm 11/08/11 1:40pm

Brookstone Accepts Your Temporarily Worthless Sharper Image Cards For…

You know that $100 Sharper Image gift certificate you got for Christmas? The one that's now not being accepted while the company's going through bankruptcy proceedings? Turns out you can head to Brookstone, the other purveyor of fairly useless light-up gadgets that you stick up your nose to generate ozone, and get 25%… » 2/27/08 5:00pm 2/27/08 5:00pm

Talking Photo Ball Reminds How Family Has Wronged You

Brookstone's Talking Photo Ball is the perfect gadget for those of us who've always dreamt of putting our family and friends into a ball and recording personal voice memos about them. The gadget is simple to use; place 4 pictures in the various slots around the ball, record any message you'd like — as long as its 15… » 8/21/07 10:37pm 8/21/07 10:37pm

Brookstone Digital Photo Keychain: 56 Pics, 50 Bucks

And that, by my calculations, works out at 89¢ per picture, which is, effectively, 89¢ per keychain if, like me, you think that new photo = new keychain (well, it works for me.) Cheap as chips, don't you think? There's a 1.4-inch screen and 8MB of internal flash memory and it works from a built-in, rechargeable battery.… » 4/25/07 7:10pm 4/25/07 7:10pm