X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


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

Monolith iPhone 4 Projector Case: Super-Size Your iPhone Screen

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

It’s not as high tech as the OmniTouch or the Sixthsense, but the Monolith case for the iPhone 4 is still innovative. Not only does it protect your phone, it also acts as an external battery pack and has a built-in projector. It can supersize the screen to up to 60″, although its maximum brightness is a paltry 12 lumens. Still, it could make playing games and watching videos on the iPhone 4 a lot easier.

monolith iphone case projector battery by sirobako

The Monolith’s built-in 1900mAh battery can power the projector for up to 3 hours. Alternatively it can recharge the iPhone 4 up to 1.5 times its battery charge. Either way, you can use the projector without fear that you’ll drain your iPhone’s already precious juice. On the flip-side, this seems to imply that we shouldn’t expect smartphones to have built-in projectors anytime soon. Not if we want them to remain slim anyway.

Here’s a demo of the Monolith in action. Though you might want to turn the volume down or even mute the video altogether.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-8IULMKvMY

I’m not sure if it’s just the video or if the projector’s quality just isn’t that good. It seems bright enough to be usable though. Unfortunately none of these pros and cons matter unless you live in Japan, where it’s being sold exclusively by Sirobako for ¥19,800 (~$260 USD). If someone can hack it and add a camera to detect input, voila – super-sized touchscreen.

[via UberGizmo via OhGizmo!]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Fallout 4 X-01 Action Figure

Fallout 4 X-01 Action Figure

Gamma Series x NASA Watches

Gamma Series x NASA Watches

10 More Great Long Takes in Films

10 More Great Long Takes in Films

Advertisement
Corvette C8.R Mid-Engine Beast Hits Sebring

Corvette C8.R Mid-Engine Beast Hits Sebring

Miniature W-32 Engine Actually Works

Miniature W-32 Engine Actually Works

The Panther 6 Was a Crazy 6-Wheeled UK Sports Car

The Panther 6 Was a Crazy 6-Wheeled UK Sports Car