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Archive for March 2012

iKnucks Case Turns iPhones into Brass Knuckles

iKnucks Case Turns iPhones into Brass Knuckles
If you live in a tough neighborhood – or perhaps one overrun with zombies – you might want to carry something to defend yourself with. While you could go with some brass knuckles, or maybe even some electrified ones, the iKnucks seem like a much more practical idea for today’s gadget-obsessed consumers.

Microsoft Kinect Helps You Pick the Right Clothes

Microsoft Kinect Helps You Pick the Right Clothes
Trying on clothes in stores is a pain. For you and the store, since about 40% of clothing purchases are returned because they don’t fit right. Kinect to the rescue. The Kinect now officially does everything.

Digital Harinezumi 3.0: Retro Digital Camera Gets Modern Upgrade

Digital Harinezumi 3.0: Retro Digital Camera Gets Modern Upgrade
The guys from Japan’s Superheadz return with an update to their retro-style Digital Harinezumi pocket camera. The latest version still looks like an roll of old 110 film, but has been revamped with some new features to provide more creative flexibility than the previous models.

D20 Lollipop: Roll It Around Your Mouth

D20 Lollipop: Roll It Around Your Mouth
They say a good man is hard to find. You know what’s even harder to find? A good dungeon master. If you and your merry band of PCs are lucky enough to have one, why not show your gratitude by giving your DM a D20 lollipop?

AT-AT Cake: Hothy Birthday to You!

AT-AT Cake: Hothy Birthday to You!
This AT-AT Cake was made by a loving mom for a four year old girl named Gabriel, and the outcome of all of this motherly love is an intergalactic win. The death machine we refer to as the Imperial Walker is stomping between what appears to be two giant snowballs, but they could also be the dome homes of Hoth citizens to cowardly to face their doom with rifles in their hands.

David Kassan’s Amazing iPad Portraits

David Kassan’s Amazing iPad Portraits
Artist David Jon Kassan has created a series of impressive portraits using his iPad. They are pretty realistic and look like they were made on canvas.

Alessi’s Grow Watch Ripples onto Wrists

Alessi’s Grow Watch Ripples onto Wrists
This has to be one of the most organic-looking watch designs that I’ve seen in a long time. The Grow watch was designed by the London-based Shiro Studio for the Italian design house of Alessi. The patterns are supposed to evoke the act of growing, but they also remind me of ripples in a pond.

DockXtender iOS Cable: Dock Without Docking

DockXtender iOS Cable: Dock Without Docking
The inclusion of docks for iOS devices in many media players and other gadgets is great, but it’s hard to use your gadget while it’s docked. What will happen to your tiny tower’s bitizens then? CableJive provides a solution to that problem the only way it knows how: with a cable.

OSSA Monocasco Electric Bike Concept: 1970s Style, 21st Century Tech

OSSA Monocasco Electric Bike Concept: 1970s Style, 21st Century Tech
This concept electric bike looks like an updated version of the original OSSA Monocasco bike that Santiago Herrero rode in the 1970s. However, this bike is an electric version, so you can use it pretty much anywhere without worrying about fuel efficiency and harming the environment.

Angryman iPhone Stand Makes iPhones Happy, Not Mad

Angryman iPhone Stand Makes iPhones Happy, Not Mad
iPhone stands are a dime a dozen, but this compact new stand looks pretty versatile. For one thing, it’s a 3D-printed design, so that’s already neat. It functions as an iPhone stand, cable tidy, cable shortener and other functions that you’ll discover when you use it.

Osca Task Chair Encourages Chair Fidgeters

Osca Task Chair Encourages Chair Fidgeters
True story: I was hard at work studying for my exams when I decided to take a quick breather to stretch my arms and my legs. What happened next was far from what a breather is supposed to be: I made my chair lose its balance (there’s no other way to put it), my chair toppled over, and I ended up embarrassed (and slightly hurt) on the floor.

Technabob Contest: Win Custom Printed MOO Business Cards!

Technabob Contest: Win Custom Printed MOO Business Cards!
For those of you unfamiliar with MOO, they make some of the coolest looking business cards you can buy. They offer an online printing service which makes it easy for you to print awesome looking cards in a snap – and in full color.

Fairly Bike’s Flow E-Bike Stashes Battery in Its Seat Post

Fairly Bike’s Flow E-Bike Stashes Battery in Its Seat Post
Apparently, battery thefts from electric bikes are becoming a common occurrence. This is why Fairly Bike came up with this new design to allow you to easily take your battery with you when you leave your bike locked up.

NapPage Phone Cases: Made out of Napkins

NapPage Phone Cases: Made out of Napkins
These cute and whimsical smartphone cases are made using simple napkin paper. Yes, you heard me right. Napkin paper. There are quite a few different designs and they’ll fit iPhones, Blackberrys and other phones.

Vaportrim Lets You Inhale Your Next Dessert

Vaportrim Lets You Inhale Your Next Dessert
I’m not a huge fan of cigarettes because honestly, I hate the smell of smoke. I’m friends with a couple of people who smoke, however, some of who are trying to quit by using those electronic cigarettes.

Google Security Paranoia Forces Sys Admins to Work in Miner Helmets

Google Security Paranoia Forces Sys Admins to Work in Miner Helmets
According to some online surveys, a delay of a fraction of a second in loading content can be the difference between users visiting a site and not visiting a site. Search giants like Google spend massive sums of money to eek every millisecond of speed out of their servers.