The Nest has been around for a few years now, but is worth mentioning since recent incentives from utilities such as National Grid have made it more affordable. The nest is a brilliantly designed learning thermostat that programs itself through your normal day to day input. To set it up, all you have to do is answer a few basic questions and it is ready to go. The Nest has built in activity sensors that can tell whether or not you’re home, and adjust the temperature accordingly. When you are away, you can monitor the Nest via a convenient and intuitive smartphone app. Over time the nest will develop efficient habits and help you to save money on heat and electric bills. The Nest is currently priced at $249, but National Grid customers can save $100 instantly in the Nest Store.
Today Apple announced the new updated iPhone 5S and the brand new iPhone 5C, which will be the first new device to come with Apple’s completely redesigned operating system, iOS7. Brace yourselves, this post will be a bit more technically meaty than reviews of the past. The big upgrade is in iOS7, which has been completely gone over and re imagined from it’s predecessor, iOS6.
The new iPhone 5C will basically have the guts of the iPhone 5 in a cheaper, plastic package. It will be available in a variety of colors and will have a higher capacity battery. The 5C will cost $99 for the 16GB model and $199 for the 32GB version. Continue reading iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C
There comes a time in every man’s life when he needs to step it up in the style department. But most of the department store fashions are outdated and boring. Enter Topman. Continue reading Topman
We recently had the pleasure of getting behind the wheel of the 2013 Fiat 500 Abarth. It did not disappoint. Continue reading 2013 Fiat 500 Abarth
Every now and then we come across something that is so unique and refreshing, it makes our day. Ellie Hayes 5 Panel Caps are just that. Continue reading Ellie Hayes 5 Panel Caps
STUNGlasses are a fairly new entrant into the cheap sunglasses world. With a basic Wayfarer-esque shape, these frames carry a timeless design at an affordable price. For a bit more, STUN also offers a polarized option for just under $25. These are great for going places you wouldn’t normally go with your expensive Ray-Bans; such as, jet skiing, mountain biking, running etc. Get your STUNs today, starting at just $15.99
I recently stumbled across URGE Footwear on Instagram, and I’m glad I did. Based in Australia, this boutique shoe company really brings their A-game to the footwear world. Continue reading URGE Footwear
I recently stumbled across Frank and Oak while looking for high quality casual as well as appropriate formal attire. The site has very budget-conscious pricing, and a plethora of styles and clothing for all occasions. Continue reading Frank & Oak
Here at GearPlug, we tend to keep our readers updated on the latest and greatest new gear and gadgets. This is not one of those posts. Today we’d like to highlight a website that caters to “Genuine Vintage and Retro Sunglasses from the 70’s, 80’s and beyond…”. Continue reading Giant Vintage Sunglasses
We at GEARPLUG recently joined Dollar Shave Club because, well, we’re men. And men deserve a good shave without getting robbed. Continue reading Dollar Shave Club