Chance Kinney

From Modesto, California, Chance received a B.A. in psychology from UCLA and an M.A. in international relations from University College Dublin. He loves to travel, and is always looking for interesting people and their stories wherever he goes. He currently lives in San Francisco.

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    The Museum of Ice Cream is Coming to San Francisco in September

    The Museum of Ice Cream, which exists to be ‘grammed, is about to make its third stop. The traveling celebration of all things ice cream appeared in New York City last summer, giant pool of sprinkles and all, before heading to Los Angeles this past spring. Next month, it’s heading up to San Francisco for […]

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    Lego Expands Their Winter Village With Adorable New Train Station Set

    Just about everyone has holiday traditions — why should Lego be any different? They’re gearing up for prime toy shopping season with yet another addition to their Winter Village, a series of sets that are someday going to demand their own display room during the month of December! This year, they’ve prepped this cute train station […]

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    The Qihan Sanbot Service Robot Just Got Better, Faster, and Stronger

    It might not be happening in the United States yet, but in certain spots around the world, robots are taking over the service industry. One of the many robots finding their way into hospitals, airports, and retail centers is the Qihan Sanbot, which made its debut around this time last year at IFA. In that […]

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    Here’s How You Can Put Those Eclipse Glasses Towards a Good Cause

    Congratulations! You got some eclipse glasses, they weren’t the bad unsafe ones, and you had yourself a rad solar eclipse experience — and now those glasses are probably in your junk drawer. If you’re not too concerned with keeping them as a souvenir, there’s a group that wants your help to make sure those glasses still […]

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    This SNES-Themed New Nintendo 3DS XL is Gorgeous and Awesome and Not Coming to the United States

    Maybe. Maybe someday Nintendo will hook us in the States up with a cool SNES-looking 3DS. That day probably isn’t going to be anytime soon, though — Nintendo’s latest special edition handheld is coming exclusively to Europe. Introducing the New Nintendo #3DS XL – Super Nintendo Entertainment System Edition, coming to store shelves on 13/10! #NintendoGC […]

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    The Good Old Xbox 360 is Still Getting New Features Thanks to Hulu

    Usually in the tech industry these days, we’re just happy when hardware gets more than two years of consistent support — let alone 10 more on top of that! Today brings good news for Xbox 360 owners, the last-gen video game console from Microsoft that preceded the Xbox One. Hulu has made their new streaming interface […]

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    tracMo is One of the First Bluetooth 5.0 Lost and Found Trackers

    One of the many little problems tech has tackled in the past few years is finding lost keys and wallets — or even beloved pets! We’ve seen plenty of tiny Bluetooth trackers over the years — little devices that can be attached to something you might lose. Ping them with you phone, and they’ll ring out […]

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    The HP Omen X Laptop is Perfect for Aspiring Pro Gamers

    As we’ve covered a few times here, it’s a real thing now! We know, we’re still adjusting to this future, too. Professional gaming has exploded into a huge business that resembles pro sports in every meaningful way — organized leagues, rabid fans, cheating scandals, expensive sponsorship deals, and yes, even university esports scholarships. We’ve seen an […]

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    Marvel and Netflix Debut Trailer for The Punisher

    Who said after-credits promos were just for movies? Rightly figuring most people were going to binge Defenders like it was one long eight-hour movie over the weekend, Netflix and Marvel tacked on little something extra after the credits of the final episode — and what else would it be but a trailer for the next Netflix’s next […]

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    Jonathan Adler’s Designer Digital Photo Frame is Picture Perfect

    Slowly but surely, everything around the house is getting smart! Even the humble photo frame is getting a brain boost — and why not? If we’re going to take loads of pictures with our smartphones, we might as well show them off, and getting a smart photo frame that can cycle through those pictures automatically is […]

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    The UE Boom 2 Bluetooth Speaker Just Got Alexa

    The UE Boom 2 came out about two years ago, and it’s cruised along as one of the better portable Bluetooth speakers on the market since then. That doesn’t mean Ultimate Ears has just been sitting back and enjoying the success — they’ve been gradually adding features to the speaker over time, including Siri and Google […]

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    Amazon Has Revived Plans to Bring Back Galaxy Quest as a TV Show

    Galaxy Quest, the 1999 sci-fi spoof on shows like Star Trek, ended up being a surprising hit at the time with critics and Trek fans alike. In 2017, that’s more than good enough to warrant a revival! Plans to turn the movie into a TV show have persisted for a while, and after almost moving forward […]

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    Here’s How to Watch the Solar Eclipse Live

    Can’t get to one of the cities in the path of tomorrow’s solar eclipse? Watching a live feed might not be as awesome as seeing the eclipse in person, but it could end up being a lot more educational! Thanks to the San Francisco Exploratorium, you can watch the solar eclipse live on Monday. They’ll […]

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    Obi-Wan Kenobi Might Get His Own Star Wars Film

    It wasn’t long after Disney bought Lucasfilm that they announced their plans to revive the franchise with a new trilogy and three movies that would serve as self-contained side stories. Of course, we’re guessing those six movies aren’t going to be the end of it, but you can think of that as phase one of […]