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Tag: Wall

Wall-Climbing Robots: Real Life Crazy Climbers

Wall-Climbing Robots: Real Life Crazy Climbers
We’re not really sure why anyone would go through the trouble of building humanoid wall-climbing robots like these ones. There are certainly faster ways to scale a wall. Maybe they made them just so bloggers like me would write about them?

Mega Man Rocks Your Walls

Mega Man Rocks Your Walls
Fans of the classic Mega Man/Rockman franchise rejoice – you can now decorate your room with these awesomely awesome Mega Man pixel wall graphics from Blik. Officially licensed by Capcom, the decals include a full set of Mega Man characters, including Fire Man, Bomb Man, Cut Man, Ice Man, Electro Man and Guts Man.

Vogel Mount Sticks Your iPad Safely to All Sorts of Surfaces

Vogel Mount Sticks Your iPad Safely to All Sorts of Surfaces
Mounting solutions that hang the iPad for a wall or stand it up on a tabletop are getting to be some of the more common accessories for the tablet. They are popular because people want to be able to view content and read while they are standing or sitting without having to hold the iPad in their hands.

Spider-Man or Vacuum-Boy?

Spider-Man or Vacuum-Boy?
A boy from Cambridge, England has managed to figure out a way to climb a brick wall with not much more than a couple of vacuum cleaners. Using a pair of 1,400-watt vacuums he purchased at UK retailer Tesco, Hibiki Kono hooked them up to a couple of large suction pads, and proceeded to ascend a vertical surface with the contraption strapped to his back and arms.

The Great Wall of Ipads

The Great Wall of Ipads
Even though the iPad was just announced, there are already plenty of concepts emerging that could take advantage of the device. This one is somewhat interesting, but dubious. It’s basically a huge display made from a bunch of refurbished/recycled iPads.

Photoshop Magnets Upgraded to Cs4, Just in Time for Cs5 to Come Out

Photoshop Magnets Upgraded to Cs4, Just in Time for Cs5 to Come Out
Meninos has released an updated version of the previously featured Photoshop magnets. No new functionality has been added. And there’s still no Windows version. Get a set of Photoshop CS4 Magnets at Meninos for only $25 (USD).

Truepower Usc Power Outlet With Built-in USB Ports: Charge!

Truepower Usc Power Outlet With Built-in USB Ports: Charge!
The TruePower UCS Power Outlet With Built in USB Ports is truly a stroke of genius. Most of today’s gadgets charge via USB ports and this bad boy comes with not one but two of them to handle all your charging needs, all while still holding the standard outlet.

Play Pong on Your Living Room Walls

Play Pong on Your Living Room Walls
After a long day of immersed in a round of Uncharted 2, sometimes it’s nice to take a break from those cinematic next-gen 3D graphics and get back to basics. And there’s nothing quite as primitive as a good old game of Pong.

Climbstation Endless Rock Climbing Wall Makes My Arms, Legs and Wallet Hurt Just Looking at It

Climbstation Endless Rock Climbing Wall Makes My Arms, Legs and Wallet Hurt Just Looking at It
Now I can barely stomach the idea of ascending one of those rock climbing walls you see at the gym, and now some masochist had to go and invent this. The ClimbStation combines the concept of a treadmill with rock climbing to create a never-ending wall of pain.

The Outlet Wall Does Away With Need for Those Pesky Power Strips

The Outlet Wall Does Away With Need for Those Pesky Power Strips
If you look at the outlet strips behind my home theater setup, you’d understand why I think this idea is so cool. The Outlet Wall is obviously a bit of creative Photoshop work, but I think the concept is fun.

Photoshop and Illustrator Magnetic Photo Whiteboards

Photoshop and Illustrator Magnetic Photo Whiteboards
Do you spend a good bit of your time in front of your computer monitor engrossed in Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator? Now you can break down that pesky divide between the digital and real worlds with this clever magnetic photo board.

Add Never-Ending Tetris to Your Wall

Add Never-Ending Tetris to Your Wall
Anyone can play a game of Tetris; the Russian classic is available in dozens of formats, and there are clones and knock-offs aplenty. You can even go the Soylent Green route and make your Tetris out of people if you are so inclined.

Fragile Future 2 LED Lamp Made From Dandelions

Fragile Future 2 LED Lamp Made From Dandelions
The Fragile Future 2 lighting fixture really lives up to its name. You see, each tiny light source is actually framed by the seed pods of a dandelion. Now why is it called the Fragile Future 2?

Zero Gravity R/C Cars Will have You Climbing the Walls

Zero Gravity R/C Cars Will have You Climbing the Walls
Remote controlled race cars are pretty much a dime-a-dozen these days, so I’m always happy to come across one that’s a little left of center. Contrary to its name, the Air Hog Zero Gravity Micro R/C car does not defy gravity.

Karlsson Station Hologram: the Clock has Two Faces

Karlsson Station Hologram: the Clock has Two Faces
Here’s a nifty clock that’s a bit more dynamic than what you’d typically see hanging on your wall. Depending on the angle you view it from, the face either shows simple hash marks or numerals around the dial.

Climb@TRON Robot Scales Smooth Surfaces

Climb@TRON Robot Scales Smooth Surfaces
The one-trick-pony of a robot does one thing and one thing only – it climbs windows. Action Product’s Climb@tron is a two-legged toy robot that uses special suction cups to let it ascend windows and other smooth surfaces.