Danforce G1 Pro super-modular flashlight is killing it on Kickstarter

The team at Danforce appear to have stuffed more into a flashlight than we’d have imagined possible – or even necessary. The super-modular G1 Pro is an adjustable-focus flashlight throwing out up to 1,080 lumens. But it’s also a lantern, a compass and a power bank, with mounts, clips and accessories galore – and it’s […]

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New Roomba i7+ takes a load off owners by emptying itself

Robotic vacuums like the Roomba have saved plenty of people from pushing or pulling a bulky unit around their homes, but the little buggers still required manual emptying – a regular occurrence given their small stature. iRobot’s new Roomba i7+ can now handle that task as well thanks to a new base station that seals […]

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Gallery: Million-dollar motorhomes and classy caravans of the 2018 Caravan Salon

This year’s Düsseldorf Caravan Salon had a fascinating selection of production and concept campers of all styles and sizes. We’ve already looked at the smallest trailers of the show; now it’s time to turn our attention to the coupe-swallowing, triple-axle motorhomes, off-road expedition trucks and stretched luxury caravans. These are the most expensive, well-equipped and […]

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Former Rolls-Royce engineer introduces glampers to pod life

Micro-houses come in all shapes and sizes. We’ve seen egg-shaped models, triangular units, and cylindrical ones too, now former Rolls-Royce and Bentley engineer Jag Virdie has created the Conker. The novel dwelling, which looks like a big ball, comes with multiple options, including off-grid functionality. The Conker is available in two sizes: a semi-sphere, which […]

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Green-roofed Mexican home constructed from concrete and fallen timber

Tucked away in the wooded hillside near Mexico’s Valle de Bravo, a unique new tripod-shaped home has taken shape. Topped by a green roof with magnificent valley views, the Casa de la Roca goes to some lengths to blend into its natural environment, most notably by way of the timber reclaimed from the forest floor […]

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