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Tag: Acrylic

VFD Round Clock Tells Time with a Glow

VFD Round Clock Tells Time with a Glow
It’s been a long while since I’ve seen a clock that doesn’t look like anything else I’ve seen before. So when I was scouring the aisles of eBay earlier today and stumbled onto this cool clock, I thought to myself, “Eureka!

Laptop to Desktop Conversion: Less Portable, but Less Trash Too

Laptop to Desktop Conversion: Less Portable, but Less Trash Too
Instructables member Michael Chen’s friend gave him a broken laptop. Chen decided to treat the situation as a glass half-full and converted the distressed laptop into a desktop. It may sound counterintuitive, but then again he practically made something out of nothing and extended the lifespan of the computer.

Portal Earrings: In One Ear and Out the Other

Portal Earrings: In One Ear and Out the Other
Gamer girls, do you dig Portal? I thought so. Well if you’re one to wear your fan-girlism on your sleeve (or on your ears), you should check out these fun Portal-inspired earrings.

PolyPly Stand is Perfect for the Apple Gear Polygamist

PolyPly Stand is Perfect for the Apple Gear Polygamist
There is a technical term known as the shit-ton, which I learned in college. It’s hard to quantify a shit-ton of anything (technically it’s more than a butt-load), but we all know it when we see it.

NewerTech NuShelf: The Perfect Place to Hide Your Mac Mini or Time Capsule

NewerTech NuShelf: The Perfect Place to Hide Your Mac Mini or Time Capsule
I’m liking this new thick acrylic shelf that can be mounted underneath your desk for either your Mac Mini or a Time Capsule hard drive. It’s the perfect way to clear your desktop, if you like to keep things tidy.

Mouse Cursor Jewelry Points at Your Head

Mouse Cursor Jewelry Points at Your Head
Here’s a fun bit of jewelry for you geeky girls out there. These clever pixel necklaces are based on mouse cursors.

DOTKLOK: Digital Clocks Go Open Source

DOTKLOK: Digital Clocks Go Open Source
This cool clock is the DOTKLOK and it’s an open source digital clock that can display the time with many different animations. The best part is that it’s totally hackable, not that I’d have the time to do this, but it’s nice to have that option.

Video Game Console Ornaments: for Devoted Gamers

Video Game Console Ornaments: for Devoted Gamers
Last year we shared with you a bunch of laser-cut video game controller ornaments; technabob hoped that Dave aka Use Your Digits would make console versions as well – wish granted. Dave is now selling tiny versions of the PSOne, PS2, PS3, Sega Genesis, Dreamcast, NES, SNES, N64, Xbox and the Xbox 360.

Xcm Cyberbot PS3 Slim Case: Your Console Can See Clearly Now

Xcm Cyberbot PS3 Slim Case: Your Console Can See Clearly Now
XCM’s latest case offers your PS3 slim a complete overhaul which lets you see all the gory innards of your console whenever you feel like it. The XCM Cyberbot case doesn’t just look awesome, it actually lets you see your Blu-ray or DVD disc spinning when it’s switched on.

8-Bit Fingernails: Pixel Manicure Anyone?

8-Bit Fingernails: Pixel Manicure Anyone?
Gamer girls… If you’re don’t mind wearing fake fingernails, have I got something for you. You’ll definitely stand out in a crowd wearing these acrylic fingernails, inspired by classic 8-bit gaming. For starters, we have the Atari 2600 nails.

LED Tube Lamp Offers Colorful, Tubular Light

LED Tube Lamp Offers Colorful, Tubular Light
This is definitely one of the more unusual lamps I’ve seen in a while. The tube-shaped lighting fixture is loaded up with colorful LEDs, and can be adjusted to almost an infinite variety of hues to suit your mood.

Arcade Expressionism: No Pixels, Just Paint

Arcade Expressionism: No Pixels, Just Paint
These simple expressionist works by artist/illustrator Brock Davis (aka “Laser Bread”) are my new favorite video game paintings. And they don’t even have any pixels in them!

Monster Monster Laptop Stand: Give Your Computer Crabs

Monster Monster Laptop Stand: Give Your Computer Crabs
For some reason, this whimsical acrylic laptop stand reminds me of those pesky headcrabs from Half-Life 2. The unusual laptop stand helps keeps your laptop or notebook computer cool and encourages better workplace ergonomics. All while looking like a 6-legged crab.

Video Game Controller Ornaments Are Very Merry Indeed

Video Game Controller Ornaments Are Very Merry Indeed
With Turkey Day just around the corner, I figured it was safe for me to start mentioning some Christmas geek goodies – and these ones are a great way to get you in a festive mood.

Ice Tube Vfd Clock Kit: Time to Get Retro

Ice Tube Vfd Clock Kit: Time to Get Retro
There are certainly a ton of different ways to tell time, but this retro-modern digital clock is definitely one of the cooler designs I’ve seen in a while. The Ice Tube clock ($70 USD) gets its brilliant blue display thanks to an old-school Russian-issued VFD (vacuum fluorescent display) tube.

Coil Lamp Uses Extension Cord for Power and Looks

Coil Lamp Uses Extension Cord for Power and Looks
It’s extremely rare – if not unheard of – for me to write two posts about the same person in a row. However, while I was researching designer Craigton Berman‘s totally awesome LEGO remote control concept, I came across this lamp over on his website and just had to mention it.