These 35mm film canisters-turned flash drives are probably the closest we’re gonna get from that neat digital film concept. If you really miss lugging canisters around whenever you go out and take pictures, then these are the flash drives for you.
You might have thought that spies didn’t need all those fancy gadgets anymore, but you’d be wrong. These fancy glasses are a little less geeky than the other spy glasses we’ve seen (but not too much so).
It’s probably every water-skier’s (wet !) dream to have a remotely operated tow-boat. Although water-skiing normally requires at least two people – one to pilot the boat, and one to be pulled behind it, this thing will tow you around without needing anyone else.
Designer Chengyuan Wei took apart a telephone handset and discovered that the important bits only took up a small space of the interior. So she thought of designing a handset that was materially efficient and lightweight, and this is what she came up with.
She calls her concept the Origami Handset, although I think it makes more sense to call it a pop-up handset.
I’d like to take a moment to welcome Hazel as the newest member of Technabob’s lean mean writing machi–er, team.
When she’s not busy spelling her name out in pictures, she enjoys sitting down in front of the computer and scouring the world wide web for the latest innovative gadgets and tech news while a whole lot of Taylor Swift (her musical flavor of the month) plays in the background.
I’ve certainly seen my share of homebrew hacks to make remote-controlled cars that can be driven by an iPhone or iPad, but soon you’ll be able to buy one without need for hacking or jailbreaking your iOS device.
The Meissner effect is defined as “the expulsion of a magnetic field from a superconductor during its transition to the superconducting state.” When put to the test in scientific experiments, it usually manifests itself as magnet hovering above a liquid nitrogen-cooled superconductor.
The latest thing in Japanese orthodontistry involves putting LEDs into braces. Actually, no, but hip young Japanese kids can have their teeth outfitted with LEDs to light up their smiles like a Christmas tree.
Artist Christopher Locke – who also made these gadget fossils – used a salvaged trumpet to make an analog amplifier. Just like th iVictrola, the trumpet does all the work, so there’s no electricity needed. Locke uses it for his iPhone, but actually it can be used with any media player that will fit on the steel dock, provided that it has built-in speakers.
It was destined to be. A while ago, BRC Designs released their awesome Binary Table (which wasn’t really binary at all). Now, they’re releasing a new chair that will match it. I just wonder how comfortable it will be.
We’ve featured a lot of cool and useful Arduino–based creations here at Technabob. If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at making an Arduino-based project but know little about programming, then you’ll want to support Julián da Silva and his Minibloq project.
Angus MacLane created this cute little AT-AT for a contest on LEGO Star Wars enthusiast-site From Bricks to Bothans. It was part of a ‘Chibi‘ contest, meaning that the LEGO sculptures had to be shrunk to look like smaller, cuter versions of themselves.
Moleskine just launched their new iOS app for iPhone and iPad. It will allow you take notes with your favorite devices for free. Will it compete with Evernote? I don’t know, but I like the idea of using a branded Moleskine app, because their paper journals are cool.
There are a ton of reasons you might want to mount your iPad somewhere other than between your hands. It would be a great way to ensure that you can put the iPad on a wall for kids to watch streaming movies on for instance.
For those of us here in the States, the name Bridgestone is associated with tires and golf balls, and that’s about it. But the Japanese company actually has invested in developing electronics as well, and is now showing off their new AeroBee e-Paper displays which work differently from most.