Arts & Design

Mirrored Radiator has a built-in Digital Clock

The chill of winter might be slowly leaving its icy grip behind, but it’s never too early to start preparing for next winter. And what else would a geek use other than a radiator with a clock in it? This Tubor Mirrored Radiator is the complete definition of geek-chic. Its mirrored surface contains a back lit panel which creates a ...

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Solar Powered Water: Mmm, mmm, solar beverage

On your next family camping trip, what would happen if you and your loved ones were to become lost or stranded in the middle of a waterless forest? Dehydration is one of the most uncomfortable ways to die. “Ersa” is a prototype design that might one day save the lives of you and your family. Using solar power and air, ...

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Ring, ring, ring, ring, ring, ring, ring, Banana Phone

It’s no baloney. It ain’t no phony. Learning from the cult success of the song Banana Phone, LG presents its LG-SV280. This banana shaped slider phone features silky smooth looks and a sleek design, shaped aptly like John Cleese’s head (compare the two we swear it’s true). This marks the first time LG has created a fruit-cellphone hybrid. Measuring in ...

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Toshiba fans add HSDPA, DMB, 3.2MP camera, MS Office support to iPhone

We in Asia have to wait till 2007 for the iPhone to arrive, the recent report from FCC has shattered dreams of millions since the widgets were to be substituted by Cingular’s monopolistic services for the mean time, the sole support for 850 and 1900Mhz would make parallel import (or roaming) to most parts of the world impossible. The Japanese ...

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I now pronounce you, Mii and Mii. You may kiss the Wii.

Gamer geeks have got to stick together. Sometimes, this even means getting married. And what would be a gamer wedding without gamer props? A couple getting married commissioned a pair of Mii figurines which will replace the typical bride and groom figures placed on top of the wedding cake. These Mii figurines are a product of MiiSculpture, a company which ...

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WYSIWYG Translucent Cellphone concept

Don’t you hate that cellphone cameras always have a way of not capturing what you want them too? This WYSIWYG design concept phone might just be the key to ending camera phone woes. Sporting a totally translucent body, the WYSIWYG phone’s viewfinder is completely see-through, producing a no-hassle snapshot capability. Whatever is in the frame of the viewfinder is what ...

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Butterfly phone concept made by a high-schooler is gorgeous

Believe it or not, this exquisite phone concept design was made by a high school student. 15-year-old Andrew Kim posted his design on a forum recently and has understandably been getting great feedback. The Butterfly features a horizontal slider with dual AMOLED touchscreens. Unlike other horizontal sliding phones, Butterfly would feature a “slide ‘n tilt” feature, allowing the first screen ...

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DIY: Creative ways to recycle your peripherals

Here’s a few ways to not have to throw out stuff, such as the Bagel Holding CD Spindle. These methods concern peripherals though, rather than casing. We all have mountains of broken peripherals scattered around our houses. You might remember the DIY Keyboard Wallet. Well what about when you feel a little more creative and want to do your own ...

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The Pentagon wants a liquid robot

The Pentagon’s own DARPA has put out a call to the public for a design concept for a shape-shifting “chemical” robot that would be able to liquify and squeeze into small areas. This robot would have static dimensions that could be changed on command, much like the robot unit from Terminator 2. The militairy already uses robots in a variety ...

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Attack of the Giant Desk Lamp

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of their first release, Angelpoise has launched its Giant Desk Lamp. Besides scaring old people and smaller desk lamps, the Giant Angelpoise might be the largest commercial desk lamp ever available. We have no facts to back that up, but we think it’s a safe assumption. The Giant Lamp is three times the size ...

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