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Anipov LED Spokes Hack Your Bike Into a Sort of TRON Light Cycle

Anipov LED Spokes Hack Your Bike Into a Sort of TRON Light Cycle
It’s true that if you have though about putting LEDs on your bike, it’s nothing new. However, this new tech from Japan will really light your bike up like none other in the neighborhood. It’s called the Anipov LED system and it’s made by Japan’s Suns & Moon Laboratory.

Transformers LED Clock/Watch(?) on the Way From Japan

Transformers LED Clock/Watch(?) on the Way From Japan
The guys at Japan’s Seahope, known for many a cool digital watch – have partnered up with Takara Tomy to produce a new timepiece inspired by the Transformers. While it’s not exactly clear from this early concept sketch, we’re hoping the chronolabel LED Transformer will transform from a watch to a stand-up clock. 
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Russell the Electric Giraffe: Raving ‘Raffe

Russell the Electric Giraffe: Raving ‘Raffe
At first when I saw this image, I wondered what it was. It looks like some kind of a glowing animal head of some sort, a cross between a dragon and something else. I was surprised to learn that this is Russell, the Electric Giraffe. Russell first appeared at the San Mateo Maker Faire in 2006.

Mathmos Blob and Flow “Light Pets” have Glowing Eyes

Mathmos Blob and Flow “Light Pets” have Glowing Eyes
The latest lighting creation from the UK house of Mathmos is definitely unusual. Designed to look like a couple of globby alien heads, Blob and Flow are what Mathmos calls “touch-sensitive light pets.” I just call them “weird, but cool.” Just plug the shiny zinc alloy duo into your USB port or outlet, and their glowing eyeballs come to life.

Moshi Voice Control Digital Clock Radio: Snooze by Speaking

Moshi Voice Control Digital Clock Radio: Snooze by Speaking
In theory, controlling things with your voice is a great convenience. For instance, my Mustang has Ford’s Sync system in it, and being able to tell the car who I want to call is a great thing.

The Ever Increasing Watch: an 11 on a Geek Scale of 1 to 10

The Ever Increasing Watch: an 11 on a Geek Scale of 1 to 10
Weird watches are like catnip to some geeks. They can’t resist showing off how different they are by wearing a watch that catches the eye and confuses the mind of normal watch wearers.

Ecosmart LED Bulb: Light Bulb 2.0

Ecosmart LED Bulb: Light Bulb 2.0
We’ve featured a lot of LED lamps here at technabob, but Home Depot’s offering is by far the most affordable one I’ve seen. Made by Lighting Science, the EcoSmart aka Definity A19 bulb is rated at 429 lumens yet consumes a mere 8.8

Our Cylon Overlords Would Approve of This Watch

Our Cylon Overlords Would Approve of This Watch
Although Cylons don’t really need watches, since they’re androids and probably have some sort of on-board timer circuit, I’m sure that our robot overlords would approve of us human scum wearing these watches. The Robot 1259C Watch was designed by Japan’s Seahope.

Scope Watch Looks Like More Work Than Its Worth

Scope Watch Looks Like More Work Than Its Worth
Normally when I talk about weird watches that turn up over at Yanko Design, they’re concepts you can’t buy if they are appealing. Today we have a new and sort of cool watch called the Scope Watch that looks like it would be hard to use.

Tokyoflash Kisai Broke Watch Looks Like Shards of Broken Glass

Tokyoflash Kisai Broke Watch Looks Like Shards of Broken Glass
I don’t know whether I love it or hate it, but this is a really distinctive watch, made by those nutty watchmakers over at Tokyoflash. Unlike other recent Tokyoflash designs, this isn’t a concept, and you can actually buy it.

Tweet Sleeve: Wear Your Emotions on Your Sleeve

Tweet Sleeve: Wear Your Emotions on Your Sleeve
I think social networking is sometimes like over-sharing. Really, do you really need to share every little insignificant detail of your life with the entire universe? Now here’s something that reveals even more about your inconsequential tweets – clothes that tell the whole world how you feel! The odd thing is that this bit of wearable technology by Vanessa Sorenson is that it doesn’t actually detect your mood using any kind of fancy emotion-sensing sensors.

Tokyoflash Supersonic: New Concept Watch Perfect for Robots

Tokyoflash Supersonic: New Concept Watch Perfect for Robots
Tokyoflash’s latest concept watch looks cool enough to be used by our robot overlords! Assuming robots wore watches, that is. The Supersonic has bold modern looks and a sleek smoked black hexagonal face. As with most Tokyoflash watches, half the fun is trying to figure out what the time is when you look at it.

Archetype: Lampshade or Shadelamp?

Archetype: Lampshade or Shadelamp?
Designed by Goodmorning Technology for Milan-based lighting store Luceplan, the Archetype lamp combines the classic shape of a traditional lamp shade with modern LED technology, resulting in a device that is as familiar and approachable as the lamps we’re used to, but is far more efficient and longer-lasting. The Archetype has an aluminum exterior and a polycarbonate diffuser, with the LED cleverly hidden inside, which means that the shade is the lamp itself.

Duro Flash LED Warning Lights: Flares Are So Analog

Duro Flash LED Warning Lights: Flares Are So Analog
The Duro Flash LED warning lights provide 4 hours of light between charges. They’re made of cast aluminum and can withstand up to 20,000 lbs. If Dr. Sheldon Cooper ever learns how to drive, I’m pretty sure he’d have this in his car instead of flares. This video puts the Dura in Dura Flash: And this one is the Flash part: Unlike flares, Dura Flash lights are reusable; their storage box doubles as a charger.

Legos Light Up

Legos Light Up
Instead of piecing together individual LEGO bricks to make your own lights, you can now buy some official giant LEGO lights, made by LEGO, and no, there is no assembly required! These new LEGO lamps come with LEDs are available in two different models, the 2×2 Brick LED Light and the Giant LEGO Man Dynamo 2-LED Torch.

Lightsaber Nightlights: Sleep With the Force

Lightsaber Nightlights: Sleep With the Force
If you’re trying to set a romantic mood in your bedroom, this is almost certainly not the right way to do it. On the other hand, if you’re a complete Star Wars geek, you’ll have to get your credit card out right now. These $25 lightsaber nightlights will look great flanking each side of your headboard, and can be set to one of 8 different colors to set the right mood for any battle with the dark side you might have in your dreams.
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