Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob in Your Mailbox! Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

Mintpass Cube Music Player for Meter Readers

by Paul Strauss

The design minds over at mintpass are at it again. One of their latest conceptual gadget creations is the Mint Cube, an unusual retro take on the modern MP3 player.

mint_cube_mp3_player

The 2-inch Mint Cube features a striking cubic design that’s punctuated by large analog meters on three sides of the cube. One gauge is a traditional VU meter, another tells you how much battery life remains, and the last one tells you what station the built-in FM tuner is dialed to. The gauges each have a bright backlight, which makes them easy to read in the dark.

mintpass_cube_mp3_player_2

On the top of the player are ten deep-set analog buttons, like the ones you might find on an old Sony Walkman. Press in the MP3 button and it stays in place until you press FM button, which pops the MP3 button back out. Very retro indeed!

mint_pass_cube_3

Now mintpass says they designed the Mint Cube with men in mind, but I don’t see any reason why they can’t be for cool girls too. Geeks don’t discriminate! If only these things actually existed, then guys and girls could both buy them. For now, enjoy the virtual gadgetry.

[via Unplggd]




Post a Comment:

Want a personal avatar on your comments? Sign up for a free Gravatar now!

Note: All comments with links in them will be held for moderation in order to prevent spam, so you may not see your post appear immediately.

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

Bloxels Builds Video Game Levels with Colorful Real World Bricks

Bloxels Builds Video Game Levels with Colorful Real World Bricks

Mega LEGO Hotel Opens in Florida

Mega LEGO Hotel Opens in Florida

Doctor Who Stepping Stones Make Your Garden Gallifreyan

Doctor Who Stepping Stones Make Your Garden Gallifreyan

Deal: Save 51% on These Active Wrap Wireless Headphones

Deal: Save 51% on These Active Wrap Wireless Headphones

Herocross Metal Superman and Batman Characters Rock

Herocross Metal Superman and Batman Characters Rock

Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo
discussion by