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Tag: Umbrella

This Umbrella Looks Like Lettuce: Romaine Dry

This Umbrella Looks Like Lettuce: Romaine Dry
These days you can get all kinds of unusual umbrellas. You can choose practically anything that suits your style or mood. You can even go green. As in a lettuce umbrella. Japanese design strikes again. This umbrella looks just like a head of crisp lettuce.

Morella Adds a Cup Holder to Your Umbrella

Morella Adds a Cup Holder to Your Umbrella
Picture this: you’re on your way to work with your briefcase in one hand and  a cup of coffee on the other. Suddenly, the skies go dark and it starts raining cats and dogs. You reach for your umbrella and then you realize you have to get rid of something because you aren’t exactly born with three hands.

Star Wars Lightsaber Umbrellas: Saberellas?

Star Wars Lightsaber Umbrellas:  Saberellas?
If you have been reading Technabob for a while, you might recall back in 2012 when we mentioned some Star Wars lightsaber umbrellas that had surfaced. When these things first hit the market, they went for over $60 each, which is way too much money if you ask me.

UnBRELLA: The Upside-down, Inside-out Umbrella

UnBRELLA: The Upside-down, Inside-out Umbrella
Have you tried sharing an umbrella with someone who’s shorter than you? It’s fine if you’re the one holding it, but if the other person is holding it, then you might feel a couple of bumps as the frame scrapes against your head, because your companion might be holding it a wee bit low.

Nubrella Wearable Umbrella Keeps the Rain out (and Doesn’t Look Silly at All)

Nubrella Wearable Umbrella Keeps the Rain out (and Doesn’t Look Silly at All)
Whenever I go take the dog for a walk on a rainy or snowy day, it’s challenging to carry around an umbrella to keep from getting wet, so I usually just end up soaked by the time I’m done.

Lizard Umbrella Deters Umbrella Thieves

Lizard Umbrella Deters Umbrella Thieves
Tired of having your umbrella stolen or used by some random stranger when you need it the most? Designers Kim Seokhui, Kim Seongjin, and Kim Dasol hear you loud and clear, which is why they’ve come up with the Lizard Umbrella concept.

Branch Umbrella Makes It Easy For You to Share Your Umbrella-Ella-Ella

Branch Umbrella Makes It Easy For You to Share Your Umbrella-Ella-Ella
There’s only so much room overhead for umbrellas. An easy solution would be to share, but then comes the question of whose turn it is to hold the umbrella upright. Quentin de Coster’s simple solution to that?

Airblow 2050 Umbrella Blasts Air Upwards to Keep You Dry: No Rain for Future Men

Airblow 2050 Umbrella Blasts Air Upwards to Keep You Dry: No Rain for Future Men
Even though they’ve been around for thousands of years, umbrellas still have two main parts: a canopy and a shaft. But this concept for an umbrella by 22-year old industrial design student Quentin Debaene gets rid of the canopy in favor of something cooler, er drier: air.

Got a Problem With the World? Then Flip off Everything (and Everyone) With This Umbrella

Got a Problem With the World? Then Flip off Everything (and Everyone) With This Umbrella
Got a problem with the world? Have a bone to pick with everything and everyone these days? Hate the rain or the sweltering heat of the sun? Well, don’t waste your energy yelling at those who’ve offended you or cursing about the weather.

LEGO Umbrella Actually Keeps You Dry

LEGO Umbrella Actually Keeps You Dry
LEGO bricks are incredibly versatile things. You can build just about anything with them, as is proven by artist Nathan Sawaya and his latest creation – the LEGO umbrella.

Rain Shield Shelters You from the Rain and Protects from Splashes

Rain Shield Shelters You from the Rain and Protects from Splashes
Regular umbrellas shield you from the rain falling from the sky, but they don’t do anything to protect you from water splashing from the wheels of cars speeding through puddles in front of you. It’s annoying but unfortunately, there is little you can do about it.

Why Don’t You Come Stay Under My Lampbrella, Ella, Ella?

Why Don’t You Come Stay Under My Lampbrella, Ella, Ella?
Remember that oldies song “Bus Stop“ by The Hollies? It basically tells the story of two strangers who meet at the bus stop, share an umbrella, and end up getting together because of their bus stop meetings. 

Inverted Umbrella: Protects from Rain, Folds Outside-In to Keep You Dry

Inverted Umbrella: Protects from Rain, Folds Outside-In to Keep You Dry
The weather’s been pretty erratic lately. The day could start out crazy hot, and it could be raining by the time the sun sets late in the afternoon.

Lightsaber Umbrellas for the Dry Side of the Force

Lightsaber Umbrellas for the Dry Side of the Force
If you think that Mother Nature is impressed by the Dark Side, you’d be wrong – because just like anyone else, the Dark Lord of the Sith still probably got drenched in torrential downpours, unless he uses his telekinetic abilities to shield him.

Path Illuminating Umbrella: for Dark and Stormy Nights

Path Illuminating Umbrella: for Dark and Stormy Nights
While this isn’t the first design to add lights to an umbrella, the Path Illuminating Umbrella looks like something that a sane person would actually use. Instead of peppering the canopy with LEDs, this practical umbrella has its flashlight attached to the handle, so you can easily focus the light on what’s ahead of you.

Umbrella Sword Keeps You Dry, Kills Zombies Dead

Umbrella Sword Keeps You Dry, Kills Zombies Dead
If you’re looking for another weapon to add to your arsenal to protect yourself from the inevitable zombie apocalypse, you might want to consider carrying an umbrella with you. No you’re not going to use it to keep dry while the zombies get wet in the rain, you’re going to use it and stab them in the eyes and then disembowel them.