Gadgets

Turn Your iPhone 4 Into a Sony Walkman

Are you already missing the Walkman since Sony’s announcement of its official retirement this week? You’re not alone. It gets better. One day, the Walkman will truly be remembered as the first true portable media player, and the most recent renditions will be forgotten. Lucky for us, we already know the truth, which is how we can get a head ...

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The Bong Mask is the Next Step in Pot Smoking Technology

Greetings “medicinal” marijuana “patients.” Have you been looking for a better way of ingesting every last puff of “medicine” that escapes your bong? The Bong Mask straps across your face and surrounds your respiratory system with sweet, sweet pain relief. Now all we need is intravenous cookie dough and we’re good to go. Get your own from Thanko for around ...

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World’s Smallest Full HD Display Leaves Retina Display in the Dust

When Steve Jobs unveiled the retina display of the iPhone 4, I thought that once again, Apple was years ahead of the competition in terms of development, but Ortustech, in a joint venture with Casio and Toppan, have one upped Apple at their own game with the world’s tiniest full HD display, making the retina display look downright pixelated. The ...

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4,000 Piece LEGO Chess Set

Derek Seiple constructs each LEGO Chess Set made-to-order. You pay, you name your specific color preferences and Seiple crafts a custom brick chess set made of approximately 4,000 LEGO bricks and plates. Each side of the board measures 22.75 inches, the King piece is about 4.5 inches tall. There’s just one itsy-bitsy issue. This chess set is so expensive that ...

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Samsung Unveils Prescription 3D Glasses

The geek life is an ironic state of affairs. Most of us, and I’m speaking from at least seconds of research, have some sort of vision problem. Studies show that hours of staring at the computer screen can cause serious vision impairments, which hasn’t exactly worked out for us up until now. Bad vision meant an impaired 3D experience. Not ...

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Gramophone iPhone Amplifier Case Also Functions as a Stand

Batteries are not included because they are not needed. The Bone Horn Stand is an unpowered phonograph-inspired iPhone case and stand which amplifies your device’s sound up to 12 decibels, simply by channeling the audio through the horn. The silicon-based amp slips over your iPhone like any other case, but gives it an audio boost and a dash of old-timey ...

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Apple Unveils Two New MacBook Air Models

After much talk and even more speculation, Apple unveiled their newest line of MacBook Air mini-notebooks at the “Back to the Mac” event today in Cupertino. Steve Jobs announced the launch of two new MacBook Airs, one 13.3 inch, 2.9 lb. model and one 11.6 inch, 2.3 lb. model. These Airs are special though, because they are the first MBAs ...

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Airbag Helmet Stuffed Inside of a Collar Made for High Fashion

The Hvding (Swedish for “chieftain”), is an airbag designed for cyclists with a taste in fashion that isn’t traditional amongst the biking community. Though we’re confident it works just fine with pimped out mobility scooters as well. Designed by Anna Haupt and Terese Alstin, the Hvding collar contains gyroscopes and accelerometers which constantly monitor your movements, releasing the airbag hidden ...

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Pantone Capsure Identifies Any Color at Any Time

Not every designer has an eye for color tones, but there are a talented few that can distinguish between colors that are only a shade or two apart. For those who have a hard time identifying and remembering certain colors that you’ve seen in nature or just on the street, Pantone has developed their very own gadget called Capsure, a ...

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Scubster: The Pedal-Powered Submarine

It’s no Seabreacher X, but it will have to do. The Scubster, designed by Stephane Rousson, is a pedal-powered submersible vehicle, almost an underwater bicycle, that allows you to dive up to 20 feet underwater using your own two feet. Your pedaling powers two propellers which plunge you deeper and deeper, but not too deep, into the abyss. The Scubster ...

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