Inject a sliver of style in your room with this “modern, minimalist take on your grandfather’s classic clock.” Designed by Rob Price for Kikkerland, the Sliced Grandfather Clock has a deep walnut satin finish, metal hands and a plexiglass cover.
If you’re like me, then the first thing that you probably crave for the moment you wake up (after brushing your teeth and taking a shower, of course) is breakfast. It’s the most important meal of the day so it’s something that I rarely ever skip, even though I’m already really late.
While the Trumpet amplifier looked really good, it was a tad expensive, which is why the iPhone Portable Amplifier Horn is an interesting alternative. As with the iTrumpet and iVictrola, it doesn’t need any electricity but the resulting sound is somewhat louder than the barebones speaker.
The latest Multitouch table from Ideum looks like quite a beauty. It offers a large 55-inch diagonal HD touchscreen, and has everything built in to drive fully custom multitouch applications. The MT55 HD has an LED-backlit 1080p display, and can detect 32 points of touch at the same time, so multiple people can interact with it simultaneously.
The first major purchase I made after college was a Neo Geo game console. The thing was about $500 when I bought it and I thought it was the best graphics that would ever be. Today my iPhone looks better, but I still remember that Neo Geo.
If you worry about radiation with all the post-quake nuclear troubles, going on in Japan, you can build your own radiation detector if you feel the need. The Libelium team decided that they wanted to put together a project that would let those living in Japan keep track of the radiation.
This very cool-looking vacuum tube amplifier was designed by Mateusz Główka. It looks like a solid hunk of metal, but it was made from sheets of aluminum and stainless steel. Each of the individual components has been placed specifically to give the best possible sound and reduce interference.
Watch brand Ziiiro has come up with two new watches use an analog mechanism to display time in a visually-striking way. This time around, we have the Aurora and the Orbit. Of the two, the Aurora looks most interesting since it mixes two colors to show the time.
As a guy, I was never into playing with dolls and dollhouses, but if I knew that they came with widescreen LCD televisions, I might have thought differently when I was growing up. Over on Etsy, you can now purchase a tiny little LCD TV for your dollhouse.
To the best of my recollection, the Atari 400 had one of the worst keyboards in the history of computers. I was always convinced that Atari made the 400 suck so badly so people would buy an Atari 800 instead.
People’s obsession with Apple’s wildly popular smartphone has produced quite a lot of offshoot products as a result, such as iPhone-themed throw pillows, jewelry, and accessories. And then there are the iPhone cases with designs ranging from the plain and ordinary to the weird and wacky.