Apparently, the folks in Japan have some different ways of chilling out in the tub than what I’m familiar with. Banpresto Fruit Palette are light-up fake fruit that you float around your bathtub while you soak to help you let your mind drift.
Pocket projectors are starting to pop up everywhere, but this is the first time I’ve seen one that’s designed to work so seamlessly with the iPhone and iPods.
Phonesuit’s upcoming MiLi Pro projector combines a pocket-sized projector with the practicality of a dock.
Looking for a dramatic, colorful addition to your room? If your taste skews towards Saturday Night Fever, have I got a thing for you.
These flat LED panels can be mounted on your wall or ceiling (although dancing on these isn’t recommended) and can change colors with the push of a button.
23-year old Edo Kriegsmann is not swayed by fads. Okay I don’t actually know that, but it seems that that is the case, as he is defying the HD trend and all that it entails – billion to one contrast ratios, screens with the surface area of small towns and of course stroke-inducing price tags – with his color TV that has – get this – 64 RGB-LED pixels.
Remember Tengu? You know, the little LED guy who moves his pixel block mouth to the sounds it hears?
Well Tengu is back, and this time, he’s got some new looks. Tengu Allstars are Crispin Jones’ latest creation.
This handy gadget adds a complete digital sound system on the handlebars of your bicycle.
The Lavod Bikeman LFB-615 clips onto a sturdy mount on your bike, and lets you play your favorite digital tunes through its built in amp and directional speaker.
If I ever have kids, I’ll be sure to pass on to them everything that I know about anything. Like the joys of reading, or the merits of moderation. And thanks to all of the fascinating things I’ve read about since I started writing here, if someday my kids come to me and ask, “Dad, where can I find some of the strangest shit in the world?” I can confidently say, “Brando.”
Behold the “Fading Out LED Soft Cushion”!
I recently had the opportunity to get my hands on the brand new BENQ Joybee GP1 mini projector and put it through its paces.
The Joybee GP1 may have a silly name, but under the covers this tiny little projector means business.
Remember playing with ant farms when you were a kid? You know, the type where you’d get sand all over the place and proceed to kill all of your insect friends within a matter of minutes as you tried to fill it up?
Looking to make a real impression the next time you have guests over? This over-the-top LED shower head will definitely get their attention when they go to hop in the shower.
Crosswater’s RIO shower head is loaded with 96 computer-controlled LEDs in red, green and blue clusters so they can be mixed to create just about any color in the spectrum.
I just got back from watching the glorious new Star Trek movie, so I must have the Enterprise on the brain. And while this tiny Starship Enterprise isn’t quite as dramatic as the mammoth star vessel from the film, it’s just as cool in my book.
The LightWedge reading light is a very handy device that lights a whole page of a book – and nothing else, allowing you to read without disturbing the people around you. Unless you start reading aloud.
You might play electronic music on synthesizers, drum machines, key-tars and guit-boards, but how many of you can claim you’ve jammed out with a set of cubes?
AudioCubes are designed to be played in live performances, and let you control sounds by manipulating the position, angles and relationships between the palm-sized cubes.
Here’s a great way to help chill out the next time you’re feeling stressed out.
Created by Japan’s I Love New Yoku, the Projector Pot (Relaxing Ocean) transports you to the open seas any time you dim the lights.
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.
Looking for a serious arcade controller for your PlayStation 3? Then look no further than this new joystick from XCM.
The XCM Rumble Stick not only gives your PS3 games that authentic arcade feel, but offers built-in vibration feedback under the hood – a rarity for arcade sticks.