Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Want a Cool Looking Calculator? I Dunno, Alaska.

 |  |  |  |  |  |  |  August 31, 2007


It takes some really striking design to get me excited about something as mundane as a desktop calculator, but the designer who created this one has bowled me over.

Alaska Acrylic LCD Calculator

The clear, ice-like acrylic case inspired the name “Alaska” for this LCD calculator. While the pictures might make it look white, you can really see all the way through it, meaning that it transforms into whatever color lies beneath it.

When looking at the calculator from off-angle, the numbers virtually vanish beneath the tall cylindrical buttons. However, when looking head-on, the digits are completely visible. I also dig the cool dot-matrix LCD screen that’s got mod square pixels. The manufacturer, Area Plus, also makes a version with removable buttons “for fun & play game,” but I’m not sure why you’d want to do that.

The Alaska acrylic calculator can be found on Japanese online boutique Cataloger, and retails for ¥3675 (about $32 USD).



TRX Home2 System

TRX Home2 System

Fingerbot Plus

Fingerbot Plus

Smashing Stuff with a Giant Golf Club

Smashing Stuff with a Giant Golf Club

New Lexus Interface Says Goodbye to Trackpads in 2022

New Lexus Interface Says Goodbye to Trackpads in 2022

New 2022 Toyota Tundra Engine Teased

New 2022 Toyota Tundra Engine Teased

Retro BFP F-150 Goes Back to the ’80s

Retro BFP F-150 Goes Back to the ’80s

Advertisement