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Tag: Metal

Pentax K20d Digital Camera Gets the Titanium Treatment

Pentax K20d Digital Camera Gets the Titanium Treatment
Sure, digital cameras are a dime a dozen these days. With even some of the most expensive cameras made out of cheap plastic and aluminum, it’s nice to finally see a camera that at least LOOKS as substantial as its price.

Sparkly USB Bracelet Stores Memories on Your Wrist

Sparkly USB Bracelet Stores Memories on Your Wrist
Here’s a girly-girl accessory that looks much more like a swanky piece of jewelry than a storage device for your computer. But beneath the surface of this sparkly bejeweled bracelet is a hidden USB flash drive.

Time Writing Machine: by the Time You Know What Time It is, Another Minute has Passed

Time Writing Machine: by the Time You Know What Time It is, Another Minute has Passed
This amazing mechanical gizmo is actually a very complex timepiece that tells time not with hands, LEDs or LCDs, but by actually writing the time on a piece of paper. Created by the horological artisans of Switzerland’s Jaquet Droz, this analog clock is a true thing of wonder.

Buckyball Magnets: Fun, Powerful and Versatile Choking Hazards

Buckyball Magnets: Fun, Powerful and Versatile Choking Hazards
Happy 25th anniversary, Buckyball! Welcome Google visitors! (9/4/2010) Hey guys! Let’s play a game! I call it “Hazard!” Here’s how it goes: I describe something, and you tell me the answer in the form of a question.

IPod Shuffle 3g Gets Candy Coated Colors

IPod Shuffle 3g Gets Candy Coated Colors
Thinking about picking up a new iPod Shuffle 3G, but think the basic brushed aluminum and black case designs a little drab for your flashy style?  Miss the wide color selection of earlier 3G Shuffles? Well now you can brighten up your 3G with a fresh coat of color – for a price.

Metal NES Controllers Look Like Artifacts From Our Gaming Past

Metal NES Controllers Look Like Artifacts From Our Gaming Past
As though the original NES controllers didn’t look great enough on their own–you’ve gotta love that sleek, simple design, if only for the nostalgia value–someone’s gone and turned them into bonafide art. These bronze and aluminum NES controllers were both cast using max models and silicone molds, and then the bronze replicas were aged to give them a unique look.

Hackintosh Jr. Casemod: the Power to Crush the Other Kids

Hackintosh Jr. Casemod: the Power to Crush the Other Kids
Want a small Mac, but like the look of the beefy aluminum Mac Pro tower? Too impatient to wait for Apple to make a metal Mac Mini, this one modder decided to craft his own. While not running on official Apple hardware, the Hackintosh Jr.

LED Watch Covered With Ants

LED Watch Covered With Ants
If I told you to put a pile of fiery ants on your wrist every day, you’d probably say I was crazy. But with this entomological timepiece from Japan, you can cover your arm with ’em without any risk of getting bitten.

Storm Faze LED Watch: Lots and Lots of Dots

Storm Faze LED Watch: Lots and Lots of Dots
Here’s a new LED watch that’s sure to draw attention whenever you go to check the time. The STORM Faze watch features a unique dot-matrix LED display, concealed behind a plastic lens that sort of reminds me of the compound eye of an insect.

Atomic Floyd Airjax Titanium2 Headphones Ears-on Review

Atomic Floyd Airjax Titanium2 Headphones Ears-on Review
In my quest for the ultimate headphones for my portable media player, I recently had a chance to put these gorgeous new AirJax Titanium2 in-ear headphones from UK startup Atomic Floyd through their paces. The AirJax are part of Atomic Floyd’s line of luxury listening products, which claim to offer not just great industrial design, but equally impressive sounds.

LED Boombox Wrist Watch: Hip Hop Hooray!

LED Boombox Wrist Watch: Hip Hop Hooray!
Do you long for the days of carrying around a giant sound system on your shoulders? This watch brings back fond boombox memories without the risk of back injury. Flüd’s Boombox watch looks like a tiny version of the “portable” stereos of days gone by.

Void V.01 LCD Watches Tell Time With Modern Minimalism

Void V.01 LCD Watches Tell Time With Modern Minimalism
Created by Swedish designer David Ericsson, VOID Watches are the embodiment of clean modern design. Each watch in the new V.01 collection features a bold face design with an off-center grey-on-black LCD screen. According to Ericsson, the V.01’s half-glass / half-stainless face “could represent the duality of life; like the yin and yang, the past and future, love and hate, right or wrong.”

Lexon Jet LED Flashlights Put Some Style in Your Pocket

Lexon Jet LED Flashlights Put Some Style in Your Pocket
It takes a lot for me to get excited about a flashlight. Sure, I suppose if you make one that can set things on fire, I might write about it, but most of the time, there just isn’t much to say.

Yeti Walker Bi-Ped Robot Perfect for Star Wars Fans

Yeti Walker Bi-Ped Robot Perfect for Star Wars Fans
Looking for a way to build yourself a functional AT-ST walker? Have I got the perfect robot for you. The AREXX YT-3000 (aka “YETi Walker”) is a bi-pedal robot which can be programmed using your PC or an remote-controlled via an IR interface.

Welder K24: a Manly Watch for Manly Men

Welder K24: a Manly Watch for Manly Men
Being such a tech geek, I have a tendency to gravitate towards digital watches. But every once in a while I’ll stumble onto an analog that catches my eye. Designed by Italo Fontana, the Welder K24 is about as macho looking a watch as you’ll find.

Scope 2 Rgb LED Watch Reminds Me of Vector Video Games

Scope 2 Rgb LED Watch Reminds Me of Vector Video Games
I don’t know what it is about these retro-futuristic watches from Japan, but for me they conjure up images of 1980s color vector video games like Tempest or Quantum. The limited-edition Scope 2 watch uses a special multi-color (RGB) LED display to tell the time.