Gadgets

Detachable cellphone fits every occasion

We showed you a modernized antique cellphone that puts color screen, mp3 player, bluetooth and camera into the old retro body. What would happen if you were able to detach the new part from the old body? Well, a shop in Taiwan has started selling such cellphone. When you feel like looking retro and have a backpack with you, tie ...

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Be a rocket man with a Rocket Belt

Elton John knew what he was talking about. Now any rich man can be a rocket man with the help of the Rocket Belt. For $250,000 you can own your own George Jetson style Rocket Belt with a bunch of fringe benefits. Just don’t forget to “pack your bags that night, pre-flight”. Along with having a custom made Rocket Belt ...

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DIY: Rusty nail LED night light

It’s not so much that we are scared of the dark, but that we love DIY gadgets. Yeah…that’s the reason we’re discussing this project. This cool rusty nail LED night light was made with a technical ingenuity seen only through reruns of MacGyver. We realize CAT 5 wire isn’t something most people have lying around their house, but if you ...

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Watch My Wrist: A Netflix-like service for watches

Netflix became a national phenomenon when it launched its service as an online movie rental service. Now the same type of system is being created for wrist gadgets, otherwise known as watches. Watch My Wrist is essentially a designer watch rental service. If you want to get some ooh’s and ahh’s at parties or some fashion props from your friends, ...

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Chinese mouse is also a tablet device

Chinese company Hanwang has created this intuitive gadget that is a classic case of a mash up device. It combines the pointing device feature of a mouse, and a tablet feature which can be controlled through a stylus and recognizes handwriting. Chinese characters can be written directly onto the dragon pad using a stylus hidden in the mouse. This mouse ...

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Vibe Space Gate: The incredible 38,800-watt bass tunnel

You know that feeling you get when a heavy bass song comes on and you’re in range of a sub-woofer? It’s almost like a strong wind that passes through your sinus passages into your brain. Imagine this feeling, times a lot. The Vibe Space Gate, a 38,800-watt bass tunnel, features 36 Space II subs with a collection of 16 amps. ...

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Japanese graphic art delivered to your cellphone

Fans of the Japanese form of graphic art have become a world wide occurrence. In Japan, it’s more than just a hobby, it’s life. A new service called ComCom, also known as Com2, by Japanese publisher Shinchosha, will deliver around 200 pages a month of the best in Japanese graphic art, directly to subscriber’s cellphones. These art publications are not ...

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RoCo Robotic Computer Monitor feels your pain

A research project by MIT Media Lab’s Affective Computing Group has sprung up RoCo, an interesting robotic computer monitor prototype. RoCo is not your everyday monitor. This monitor will be able to cater to human emotions and needs. How can a monitor cater to human needs? …capable of recognizing and physically responding to human socio-emotive cues such as postural shifts ...

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Lamp In A Bulb to trip out stoners for a while

People sometimes have anxiety over leaving their druggy relatives at home, worried that they will either light the house on fire or cause neighbors to call the police because of the loud and incessant Grateful Dead music seeping from their bedroom window. Just plop them down in front of the Lamp In A Bulb light, and they’ll be amazed for ...

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