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Tag: Smell

Get a Whiff of This: The Smell-O-Vision Television is a Reality

Get a Whiff of This: The Smell-O-Vision Television is a Reality
One of Google’s April Fools’ Day pranks was the launch of Google Nose, a search engine that would supposedly push your olfactory senses into hyperdrive. While you won’t be able to smell stuff on your computer display yet, you might soon be able to on your television screen.

Sensory Maps Show Locations Along with Their Sights, Smells, and Sounds

Sensory Maps Show Locations Along with Their Sights, Smells, and Sounds
Traditionally, maps were made to help people find their way around a city that they might be visiting for the first time. However, Kate McLean took the basic concept of the map and spun it around to come up with an all-new series that have made the jump from being reference materials to art: the Sensory Maps.
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Make Your E-books Smell Like a Real Book with Paper Passion

Make Your E-books Smell Like a Real Book with Paper Passion
Ah, the smell of real honest to god books. There’s nothing quite like it. The smell of a book can instantly transport you back to something amazing that you once read. But sadly you can’t get that smell from E-books.

Olly and Molly: Smell and Taste Your Tweets

Olly and Molly: Smell and Taste Your Tweets
People are always trying to figure out ways to make the internet more tangible, and one of the more common ways to do this is to build devices that interact with Twitter or Facebook in some way.

SMELLIT Aroma Device Stinks Up the Place

SMELLIT Aroma Device Stinks Up the Place
A while back, I told you ScentScape, a device designed to “enhance” movies and other content by adding a fragrance track – otherwise known as “smell-a-vision.” Well, here’s another smelly device that aims to fill your nostrils with appropriate aromas a you watch movies and play games.

Gummi Bear Scented Earbuds: Music to Your Ears, Fragrance to Your Nose

Gummi Bear Scented Earbuds: Music to Your Ears, Fragrance to Your Nose
1. Earbuds 2. Scent 3. ??? 4. Profit! These buds not only look like gummi bears, they smell like ’em too. They come in strawberry, apple and blueberry flavors. No prize for figuring out which color has which scent.

Robot Armpit Prototype Actually Stinks

Robot Armpit Prototype Actually Stinks
I like robots and one day when they perfect them and normal folk can actually afford them, I will buy one. I will not buy a robot that has body odor though. I have two kids that are smelly enough after a long day playing and I don’t want a robot to have to force into the tub as well.

ScentScape Programmable Aroma Generator: Boy, Does Your Computer Smell

ScentScape Programmable Aroma Generator: Boy, Does Your Computer Smell
This unusual gadget connects to your computer, and can be programmed to emit a variety aromas on digital cue. With an expected retail price of $69.99 (USD), ScentSciences‘ ScentScape device is a compact plug-and-play USB device which can be synchronized with your content, outputting scents along the way.

Flavor-Changing Meta Cookie: Willy Wonka Gets Real

Flavor-Changing Meta Cookie: Willy Wonka Gets Real
Stealing a page right out of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, this strange looking headgear turns a single cookie into one of seven different flavors. Scientist Tajuki Narumi and a team from the University of Tokyo created this unusual contraption called the “Meta Cookie“.

Pepper Mouth Punishes You for All Those F-Bombs You Drop Online

Pepper Mouth Punishes You for All Those F-Bombs You Drop Online
The number of just plain stupid gadgets that you can buy and connect to your USB port is bewildering. The new Pepper Mouth concept gadget is one of the dumbest I have seen though. It assumes we want to stop calling the idiots we talk to on IM or in chat session’s names and cursing at them.

Darth Vader and Stormtrooper Incense Holders: Smell the Dark Side of the Force

Darth Vader and Stormtrooper Incense Holders: Smell the Dark Side of the Force
I’m not sure who the target demo is for these Star Wars Imperial incense holders. Maybe they’re for geekster-hippies? Dunno. What I do know is that they’re weird, and therefore I had to write about them.

Mario and Luigi Clear the Air

Mario and Luigi Clear the Air
All those old Koopa shells lying around are bound to stink up the Mushroom Kingdom, right? So leave it to Mario and Luigi to leave the place clean as a fresh morning dew. Normally, I wouldn’t think that a pair of plumbers would smell all that good after a day wandering through sewers, but these ones are said to keep the air fresh and clean.

Magic Ball: Your Personal Clean Air Act

Magic Ball: Your Personal Clean Air Act
Does your closet smell like old gym socks? Is Fido stinking up the place and making you sneeze? Does somebody like onions and runny French cheese? If this sounds like your house, perhaps you could us one of these.

How Does My Laptop Smell?

How Does My Laptop Smell?
The answer to that question is not “with it’s nose.” Instead, it smells like roses or peppermints thanks to this weird new USB device. As if smelly colognes and incense weren’t bad enough, now we have to worry about odoriferous computers.

Deodolight: Smell the Light

Deodolight: Smell the Light
Leave it to those wacky Japanese gadget makers to come up with this strange device. This portable lighting fixture doesn’t just illuminate, it deodorizes. According to the device’s maker, e-Revolution, the Deodolight is designed to eliminate (or at least cover up) “ill-smelling” aromas while it slowly fades between an array of colors.

Make Your Laptop Smell Fresh as a Flower

Make Your Laptop Smell Fresh as a Flower
If your laptop does nothing but stink up the place, you might want to pick up one of these fragranced USB sticks for your computer. Joining the ranks of other frivolous fragrance generators such as the one that makes your music smell and scented cell phones is this aromatic USB gadget.
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