While everyone is going a bit nutty speculating about Apple’s potential iOS smartwatch, Japanese watchmakers are pumping out their own interesting watches. This one includes a sound sensor making it work like the bar graphs on a digital VU meter.
If you’re going to be wandering through test chambers all alone, you’re going to want to have a companion, right? While you could go with an ordinary Weighted Companion Cube, why not get one that lights up, just in case the lights go out?
I’ve seen some unusual lamps in my time, but I have to say this is the first time I’ve ever seen a lamp that’s designed to look like a dollop of poo. Yep, in this world of crazy, crowdsourced ideas, we officially have they quirkiest product to turn up on Quirky yet.
Forget chocolates and flowers. Those tokens of your affection don’t last. What does last? A robot. Robots are forever. That is why they will be our eventual doom. Robobbie is an adorable robot paper puppet that you can give your significant other this Valentine’s Day.
Wedding invitations don’t get any geekier than this. Bill Porter and his fiance Mara really wanted to come up with invitations that popped and screamed geek all the way. With their wedding theme being ‘Circuits and Swirls,’ the power couple put their heads together to come up with DIY invitations that involved circuit boards and embedded LED lights.
Spending lots of time to tell the time seems a bit counterintuitive, and while Tokyoflash watches aren’t always easy to read, this new one is definitely worth a look, despite its complicated looking display.
There are tons of gaming keyboards on the market today, and many of them share the same basic feature set. Acessory maker SteelSeries has unveiled a new gaming keyboard called the Apex that has an impressively customizable backlighting system to set it apart from the masses.
After the numerous times I’ve dropped my iPhone, I totally believe in the protection of a sturdy case. Thanks to cases, my current phone still has no scratches, so when I inevitably upgrade, the pain in my wallet will be a lot less thanks to the resale value I’ll get from a non-messed-up phone.
I didn’t think that anything could accurately emulate theSsun, but that didn’t stop Rafael Lozano-Hemmer from trying, as he used 60,000 LEDs to recreate some solar magic – albeit without the intense light and heat of the actual Sun.
Thanks to touchscreens and other input sensors, we’re finding more ways to integrate physical movement in electronic entertainment. The Princip Interactive LED Futuro Cube is another example. Its sensors work with the embedded LEDs to amuse – or frustrate – you in all sorts of ways.
The Future Cube has multi-axis accelerometers, 56 LEDs and a speaker.
OK, so maybe you shouldn’t use a GPS tracker watch to spy on your loved ones, but you’ll be able to make sure that your little ones or older relatives are safe and sound. LockStar GPS watches are designed for families caring for children, the elderly, or anyone who you need to keep tabs on, ensuring that they will be found if lost.
With CES 2013 just days away, more items from the show are beginning to surface. One of the many items you’ll find in Samsung’s booth will be this cool looking touchscreen display, which can rotate 90 degrees.
I just bought myself a bunch of those cool Philips Hue wireless lightbulbs, so I can now see the appeal of adding colored lights to a room to set the mood. But if you’re looking for more of a disco feeling rather than just solid colors, you might want to check out this new Bluetooth speaker coming from dreamGEAR.
Remember that season of Doctor Who when there was a crack in Amy Pond’s wall? Well, now you can have a crack in your wall that looks just like it. Let’s just hope it doesn’t cause the universe to explode.