Thingmade has invented one of the most annoying neon signs on the planet: a physical version of the loading icon. Put it in front of a teenager and he will immediately be unable to even. Such is the power of the Gyroscopic Illuminated Figure.
Before I discovered Google Chrome, I had always been a Mozilla Firefox girl. I disliked Internet Explorer because frankly, it made browsing websites a huge pain. Plus, you know, I loved that Firefox had all these plugins that you can install with a single mouse click.
Have you ever wanted an awesome ring? Check out this Command Key Ring that you can order through Shapeways. The best part is that it’s 3D-printed to your own specs, so you know it’ll fit. The ring is also quite massive, so it’s not for people who want something inconspicuous.
If you’re looking for a fun way to show your geek cred to your houseguests, then look no further than these fun Google-inspired pillows from the guys over at Craftsquatch.
Their handmade Google “GPillows” series includes icon pillows for Android (previously featured), GMail, the Google “g” and their latest addition, Chrome.
There are tons of video game-themed replacement icons on the Internet, but if you’re looking for controllers – plus a couple of handhelds – then you should definitely check out this icon pack by deviantART user deleket.
Designer and iconographer Susan Kare made some of the icons that appeared on the original Macintosh personal computer. Her limited edition icon prints make for a unique gift for the long-time Apple fan.
I don’t write anything down if I can get around it. I have a budget I follow each month to keep me from blowing all my money on gadgets and car parts. I could write it down old school style, but I use Excel so it can do the calculations for me.
I have two kids and therefore we have lots of stuff that hangs on the refrigerator. We have lunch menus, artwork, and lots of other crap up there. Most of the junk hangs on the fridge with plain old magnets or the few letters leftover from the magnetic letter set my daughter mostly slipped into the gap between the fridge and the cabinet.
It’s hard to hang out on these wide internets without appreciating kitschy ‘net-related gear, so of course this RSS pillow caught my eye. It looks nice and soft, and that icon is so homey and familiar that I almost wish I didn’t have a red sofa that would clash with this thing in an eye-shattering sort of way.
As I spend much of my time trolling through a million-an-one RSS feeds for news stories, I find these clever feed icon coasters kind of amusing…
Created by the designers over at Meninos, the set includes the familiar icons for various web syndication formats like RSS & XML.
The Icon Watch is a simple, clean design that celebrates the days of 8-bit graphics.
While the watch was designed by Japanese design firm & design back in 2005, it only recently became available for purchase at MOMA.
Here’s a fun iPhone hack you’ll either really love or really hate. VistaPerfection 2.0 is a complete re-skinning kit for Apple’s wonderphone that lets it masquerade as a Windows Vista machine.
While many of you will ask: why the heck would you want to go and do that?
While many of the BlackBerry models out there are arguably more capable than Apple’s iPhone (i.e. GPS integration, not locked to AT&T, etc.), most would agree that the iPhone user interface is a bit more slick.