While there are a plethora of different options if you want to customize your iPhone, I have to say that these wooden backs are definitely stylish, since they’re not just veneered stickers. Stickers are cool, but this bit of customization with the wood makes your iPhone different from most of the others around you – except for those who bought one of the other wooden iPhone backs on the market.
If you’re looking for something a bit different in an iPad case, then you might want to check out this Hard Graft case that’s handmade in Italy. While it’s a bit more expensive than most, you get a pretty unique case that has a bunch of features and great materials.
There’s something inherently cool about technology that’s been merged with materials other than slick plastics and metals. Materials like wood and fabric are rarely the first thing to pop into our minds when we thing of gadgets.
I have seen a bunch of weird speakers in the home theater world before. Typically, the really weird speakers also carry a very high price tag. I guess the makers figure they are more like sculpture than plain old speakers are.
If there’s one thing us geeks know how to do is turn the everyday into something fantastically dorky. Our latest invention? LED flowers, trees and shrubs.
This high-tech plantlife does away with such petty annoyances as dirt, water and sunlight, replacing them with an ongoing thirst for electricity.
Does your laptop get hotter than Hades and overheat all the time? I know there are plenty of laptop cooling solutions out there, but how many of them actually look decent?
Macally’s wooden ECOFAN and ECOFANPRO stands keep your laptop nice and cool, and look good doing it .
Looking for an out of the ordinary case for your iPhone or iPod? Check out these lovely handmade wooden cases just released from Vers.
Each case is crafted from solid hardwoods like walnut, cherry or bamboo, and just look just plain stunning.
Hitachi’s data storage brand SimpleTech wants a piece of the tree-hugging techie market, so they’ve come up with the [re]Drive, a 500GB external hard drive that’s packaged in recyclable aluminum, and “renewable, naturally grown bamboo.” Are we making test tube bamboos now?
Tired of plain old plastic peripherals? Own this computer? Then you might want to check out this keyboard and mouse made out of wood.
Micro Innovations’ wooden keyboard and mouse are made primarily from eco-friendly bamboo, giving them a natural look that you don’t normally see sitting next to high-tech equipment.
If you’ve got a “classic” glass and metal iPhone like me, you probably don’t NEED a case thanks to its durable metal back. But if you’ve got a shiny new plastic-backed iPhone 3G, you might want some additional protection for your gadget.
If you like the idea of computer accessories made from natural materials, but thought those Oooms wooden memory sticks were a bit too rustic, check out these refined beauties.
Handcrafted in Germany by Thalbach Design, each wooden USB flash drive is made from quality hardwoods and delicately sanded to a smooth finish.