Gadgets

Fujitsu’s interactive UBWall in the wild, cramming products down your throat

The UBWall is a Fujitsu-made concept which has burrowed its way out from under the R&D walls into Japan’s busy consumer district. UBWall is an interactive touch display with integrated Wi-Fi and RFID capabilities which first appeared about two years ago, but is only recently being used in the wild. Financial-services company Nomura Securities is installing an still undecided amount ...

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360-Degrees of chill for real “fanboys”

In the summer, when you and your buddies are chilling by the fan, there seems to always be a fight to who gets to sit in front of the cool air flow. I mean, most fans turn, like, 90 degrees, if that. The 360-degree Fan adds a whole new definition to the word Fanboy. With 360-degrees of coolness, this fan ...

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Fight with your phones. Nobody gets hurt.

[ev type=”youtube” data=”mfPoCOo06KI”][/ev] Some Japanese dude has decided to play sword with phones, and he’s using the Mitsubishi D903iTV DMB one-button push slider to attack the Panasonic P902i, which also has a one-button push spring mechanism for the folder (Neither of them is cheap). In the GSM world, we can only throw Nokia N95 at people. —Sam Chan

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WTF?! of the Day: Gas Mask Shower Head

Nothing says “Damn, you stink and need a shower” quite like a shower head which needs a gas mask just to be in a confined space with you. The eyes of the gas masks face serve as mini-shelves to place all of your grooming supplies, such as a nail brush, shampoo, or a spatula. If it makes you feel uncomfortable ...

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A safety helmet for Texans

Howdy, cow-folk. We reckon even the hardest of cowboys require some sort of head protection for those there sand storms and tornadoes. Well, hell, at least y’all can do it without lookin’ like a darn tootin’ yankee. This American western style hard hat will make anyone believe that you’re the Marlboro Man in the flesh. Back from the dead! Oooohh, ...

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USB Drive is also a business card

Uniquely designed business cards have been sort of a tech blog trend as of the last few weeks. And while we’re not ones to conform, this is one time that we will follow the herd. This business card not only advertises your company, but doubles as a working USB drive. While it not might be the most practical or financially ...

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/tattoo: WoW Tattoo for the Horde!

This girl is my new love at the moment. Of course, she doesn’t know it yet. This true hardcore gamer got a tattoo of the Horde symbol from the popular MMO, World Of Warcraft. Her WoW character is a Tauren Warrior, which is the same as me. Just more proof of our fate. If you wanna chat, check me out ...

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Collapsing glasses protect themselves

Eyeglasses have a funny little way of getting annoyingly distracting scratches right in your line of sight. Not only that, but you have to carry them around in big clunky cases that scratch the glasses even more than having them roam free. The Optigami glasses by RKS Design is an ingenious concept that makes glasses not only portable, but protected ...

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Trent Reznor speaks out about DRM and CD prices

With his band’s new release last month, Year Zero, Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor has been feeling the pain that DRM has been causing for record sales. Here’s what Reznor had to say on his blog: As the climate grows more and more desperate for record labels, their answer to their mostly self-inflicted wounds seems to be to screw the ...

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All your VoxTec Phraselator P2 are belong to us

Its name might make you think it’s some cheesy prop from a sci-fi movie, but the Phraselator P2 is no joke. Created by DARPA , the Phraselator can quickly translate your spoken English into any almost any language of your choosing. The P2 model showcases a wind and shock resistant case that works smooth in any climate. Its 20 hour ...

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