If you need to send someone a message but have to be discrete about it, then you might want to give Crypstagram a shot. It’s an image sharing site does more than just provide you with a means to share images with other people.
Just how good are you at creating LEGO masterpieces? LEGO Life of George, has LEGO teaming up with Apple’s iPhone or iPod Touch and it will test your skills and see just how good you are at creating things to spec.
This isn’t the first Star Wars and Daft Punk connection I’ve seen, but instead of featuring our favorite future ‘bots from Daft Punk in the cantina with C-3PO, it shows them being arrested by some evil stormtroopers.
This new mobile phone out of China may look like your average smartphone, but under the hood it’s actually packing a tiny little projector. Too bad the images it produces look pretty horrendous.
The inappropriately named COOL GTW18 features a 3.2-inch
LEGO has just released an official iPhone App. Is it as cool as you think it will be? Maybe, maybe not.
There’s just something about LEGOs that is completely timeless. Even though it’s been years since I used the bricks, I still love anything that’s connected to them.
Imagine someday walking up to the front door of your home of office, and instead of whipping out your keys or RFID keycard, you stare into a facial recognition device that decides whether or not you’re really you.
This unique art installation uses a canvas of 905 individual ping pong balls as a projection surface for interactive video imagery.
For his work titled 905, artist maybites suspended 67 strings of ping pong balls in a cylindrical formation, with each ball acting as a sort of pixel for projecting digital images.
No, these striking images weren’t made using Photoshop trickery. They were actually taken using a unique process which involves placing photographic paper onto an object, placing them both on a high-voltage plate, then cranking up the juice.
Referred to as Kirlian photography, the technique dates back to a 1939 discovery (by a man named Kirlian, of course) that when an object is placed on an electrified plate, tiny coronas around the item can cause photo paper to expose in unusual and beautiful ways.
I’m not sure how I missed this amazing interactive display concept when it first surfaced, but it’s cool enough that I thought it deserved a mention, even if it is but a distant memory.
The system used an array of thousands of individual mechanical irises, each designed to react to the amount of light in front of it.
While a number of companies are working on miniature video projection technology, every one I’ve seen is still just at the prototype stage. While it’s not as tiny as some of the designs being shown by TI, Microvision and Explay, these projectors are actually available for purchase.
China’s Oculon has revealed their new pocket-sized Hikari Pro920 projectors.
This odd-looking photo printer from HP has a style that you’ll either love or hate. Reminiscent in some ways of the original egg-shaped iMac models from the late 1990s, the Photosmart A826 printer looks a bit like something out of an old science fiction movie.
While its design might be a bit outlandish, functionally, it’s pretty robust for a dedicated photo printer.
Interactive artist Marcus Graf created this dramatic video display window which keeps a watchful eye on passersby.
The piece, entitled I, ball used a webcam along with special processing software to detect people as they pass the display window.
The Diana camera was a really cheap plastic camera that was made by the Great Wall Plastic Factory in Hong Kong in the 1960s. At the time, it was just that, a piece of junk. But over the years artists have discovered that the crummy little camera’s flaws ended up producing some really dreamy imagery.
Loaded with light leaks, and a propensity to shoot slightly out-of-focus images, the camera shoots on glorious old 120 roll film.
It’s nice to see the occasional digital camera that’s firmly grounded in it’s traditional photographic roots. The Leica D-Lux 3 features styling that harkens back to the clean lines and simplicity of their earlier film-based cameras, but is updated with all the bells and whistles you’d expect from a modern shooter.
The D-Lux 3 is a compact 10-megapixel digital camera with 4x optical zoom.
Having trouble unlocking those oh-so-pesky achievements on your Xbox 360 games? Now you can generate your own custom achievements with this fun achievement generator web application.
The guys over at Technology-Ninja put together this tool that lets you make any silly achievement badge you’d like.