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Tag: Korea

Samsung Braille Phone Packs a More Literal Touchscreen

Samsung Braille Phone Packs a More Literal Touchscreen
Touchscreens these days mostly allow us to use our fingers like a mouse cursor – point, click, slide etc. Designer Seonkeun Park wants to make a phone for the blind, with a screen and keypad that can form Braille symbols.

Mintpass Popsicle Hard Drives Store Creamy, Delicious Memories

Mintpass Popsicle Hard Drives Store Creamy, Delicious Memories
Yum. This popsicle-shaped hard drive looks good enough to eat. Unfortunately, magnetic platters and circuit boards don’t taste very good. I speak from personal experience. Currently a concept design from Korean design firm mintpass, this portable storage device is called the “Mint Hard”, which, as it turns out is supposed to be quite funny in Korea, as the word “hard” is also used to refer to an ice cream bar.

USB Monitor From Samsung Liberates Macbook Users From Apple’S Stupid Ports &Amp; Adapters

USB Monitor From Samsung Liberates Macbook Users From Apple’S Stupid Ports &Amp; Adapters
Samsung unveiled the LD220 USB monitor at the recent World IT Show in Korea. I’m pretty sure that the monitor has its own power supply, but still, you won’t have to worry about video cards or adapters with this bad boy thanks to its USB DisplayLink connection.

Ripple Look Compact Pc Hangs Out Just About Anywhere

Ripple Look Compact Pc Hangs Out Just About Anywhere
Looking for a PC that won’t take up much space on your desktop? The new Ripple LOOK PC is definitely one of the nicer looking small form factor computers I’ve seen. The Korean-built compact Ripple LOOK PC measures in at just 215mm x 235mm x 69mm (appx.

Cool.Con Reflexology Remote Control Fixes What Ails You While You Channel Surf

Cool.Con Reflexology Remote Control Fixes What Ails You While You Channel Surf
Nope, this spiky orb-shaped device isn’t some sort of controller for the latest Sonic the Hedgehog game. It’s actually just a universal remote control – in a really weird package, with a really weird secondary purpose.

LEGO USB Hubs Offer Colorful, Stackable Connectivity

LEGO USB Hubs Offer Colorful, Stackable Connectivity
Can’t get enough LEGO bricks? Then here’s another accessory for your desktop that you might want to add to your collection. These USB hubs from Systown bear more than a passing resemblance to LEGO blocks. Perfect for connecting your LEGO flash drive and LEGO MP3 player to your LEGO Mac Mini, these hubs add 3 extra ports anywhere you need ’em.

Atree J2 Media Player Stares at Us With Its Evil Red Eye

Atree J2 Media Player Stares at Us With Its Evil Red Eye
This new media player from Korea has a unique design punctuated by a bright red LED eye on its face. Why? I don’t know. Maybe so bloggers like me would write about it rather than ignore it amongst the vast sea of PMPs out there.

Luxeed U5 Color-Changing LED Keyboard Available for Pre-Order Adds Mac, Linux Support

Luxeed U5 Color-Changing LED Keyboard Available for Pre-Order Adds Mac, Linux Support
Remember the oh-so-cool Luxeed LED multicolor keyboard? This colorful desktop keyboard is about to get a new update for 2009. Now Mac and Linux users can get in on the polychromatic action thanks to the new Luxeed U5 keyboard, which improves on the original Luxeed by adding multi-platform support.

Solo Wireless Signal Repeater: Can You Hear Me Now?

Solo Wireless Signal Repeater: Can You Hear Me Now?
I don’t know why this gadget has flowers printed on it, but if it works as advertised I think it’s going to be a hit, flowers or no flowers. The Solo is a tiny digital repeater, i.e.

Hey, You Got Your Camera in My Roll of Film!

Hey, You Got Your Camera in My Roll of Film!
There’s something just so wrong it’s right about this wacky camera. At first glance you’ll think this is just a gigantic roll of 35mm film. But pop open the side, and it reveals an actual 35mm camera under the hood.

Samsung Ultratouch Ad Uses Brute Force Cuteness to Lure People. It Works.

Samsung Ultratouch Ad Uses Brute Force Cuteness to Lure People. It Works.
Samsung’s UltraTOUCH S8300 is one of the phones that the Korean company revealed at the recently concluded Mobile World Congress. Samsung knows that all touchscreen phones stand under the shadow of the mighty iPhone. In an effort to differentiate their product from the iMoneyprinter, Samsung came up with an ad that showcases “8 different uses” for the S8300.

Samsung’S Blue Earth Phone Hopes That Your Pockets Let the Sun Shine in

Samsung’S Blue Earth Phone Hopes That Your Pockets Let the Sun Shine in
Samsung is set to unveil an eco-friendly cellular phone at the 2009 Mobile World Congress. Called “Blue Earth”, the phone packs a number of environment friendly features, such as a solar panel on the back of the phone and an app called eco walk that tells you how many trees you’ll save if you walk to your destination instead of driving or riding a vehicle.

Hims Brain Hubi Claims to Relax Your Mind, Improve Your Memory, Help You Concentrate, End World Hunger, Visualize Whirled Peas

Hims Brain Hubi Claims to Relax Your Mind, Improve Your Memory, Help You Concentrate, End World Hunger, Visualize Whirled Peas
This little USB gadget from Korea makes some pretty lofty claims. Not only will it help you chill out, it could help you memorize Pi to 100,000 digits, or might turn you into the next Rembrandt.

Nanovision Mimo 7-Inch Mini Monitor Hands-on Review

Nanovision Mimo 7-Inch Mini Monitor Hands-on Review
A few weeks back, I came across these cool looking Nanovision Mimo mini computer displays. At the time, there was no way to buy these minuscule monitors outside of Korea. Now, for the first time, you can buy these displays in North America.

Mimo 7-Inch LCD Monitor Perfect for Extra Menus

Mimo 7-Inch LCD Monitor Perfect for Extra Menus
Ever need just a little more real estate on your computer screen? I certainly could. I spend an inordinate amount of time using programs like Photoshop and Flash, and could always use an extra place to put all those little palettes and menus.

Ninja Bunnies Keep Your Headphone Cords in Check

Ninja Bunnies Keep Your Headphone Cords in Check
Ever get your headset wires snagged on your clothes or your bag while you’re on the move? Here’s a fun way to keep your cord from getting tangled as you saunter down the street to the sounds of your iPod.

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