the Log Chop Bench is literally carved out of a real log

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(credit: David Long & Antoine Morris)

the idea is simple and unconventional at the same time: take a piece of natural piece of log (a huge one, that is) from a dead tree and had a professional Lumberjill carve out seats with brute strength and surgical precision. the resulting crude seats are then mediated by fine, hand-sewn upholstery by a motorcycle saddle maker. all these were done without any drawings, much less any concrete final plan. well, you could say it is a part abstract, part impromptu sculpture. Continue reading the Log Chop Bench is literally carved out of a real log

EC145 “Mercedes-Benz Style” helicopter takes to the sky

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(credit: Daimler)

a year on after the debut of the EC145 ‘Mercedes-Benz Style’ concept at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition 2011 (EBACE), Eurocopter unveiled the first ready aircraft yesterday at the EBACE 2011. this first product from ‘Mercedes-Benz Style’ will be handed over to an European customer after the exhibition. Mercedes-Benz’s designers created the interior for the EC145 that is tailor-made for luxury-class business and private travel. Continue reading EC145 “Mercedes-Benz Style” helicopter takes to the sky

Sharp Aquos f SH-13C features QI wireless charging

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(credit: Sharp via Akihabara News)

Sharp score another first for its Android phone under the AQUOS brand name. the model featured here, f SH-13C is the first time QI wireless charging is being integrated into a mobile phone. the phone will come packaged with the QI wireless battery and charging pad. there’s nothing to shout about this Android phone which could easily pass off as ‘yet another Android phone’ if not for its integrated wireless charging feature. Continue reading Sharp Aquos f SH-13C features QI wireless charging

Seagate GoFlex Satellite expands your iPad storage

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(credit: Seagate) Seagate GoFlex Satellite 500GB | US$199.99 | www.seagate.com

feeling constrained by iPad measly 64 GB capacity? Seagate has a brilliant solution for you by the way of the GoFlex Satellite. so what so special about this external hard drive? it is the first portable hard drive from Seagate that sports an internal battery pack and integrated WiFi b/g/n connectivity along with the standard USB 3.0 port. the highlight is probably its ability to connect to your iPad, iPhone or Android devices via its WiFi b/g/n radio or via the USB 3.0 port using Seagate’s GoFlex connector. Continue reading Seagate GoFlex Satellite expands your iPad storage

Genius ring mouse: mouse control with your thumb

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(credit: Genius) Genius Wireless Thumb Cursor Controller | US$69.99 | www.geniusnet.com.tw

if you think the tiny SWIFTPOINT mouse we featured earlier here isn’t small enough for you, check out this new ring-like mouse from Genius. dubbed the Wireless Thumb Cursor Controller, clicks and navigations are done using the user thumb. measuring a tiny 29.3 x 33.7 x 32 millimeters and weighing just 12 grams, this ring mouse connects to your computer via 2.4 GHz wireless connectivity with a range around 10 meters. Continue reading Genius ring mouse: mouse control with your thumb

can’t get enough of R2-D2? how about a R2 BBQ smoker?

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(credit: Philip Wise)

we have seen R2-D2 XBox 360 and more recently, as a trashcan and now we saw this smoking hot BBQ smoker in R2-D2 guise. DIY-ed by one huge Star Wars fan Philip Wise, this R2-BQ is built out of an aging 55-gallon drum. it may not look exactly like the R2-D2 in terms of size and physical shape but Continue reading can’t get enough of R2-D2? how about a R2 BBQ smoker?

upcoming Sony NEX C3 photo and specifications leaked

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(credit: Sony)

you probably have seen the leaked image of the upcoming Sony Nex C3 (above image) and now there are some specifications on this $600 shooter circulating around. my reaction is neutral these days whenever Sony announced some new cameras cos’ i am not convince it will be a star performer (or any where close) for the dollars you are putting in. Continue reading upcoming Sony NEX C3 photo and specifications leaked

limited edition Stealth Iron Man Legendary Scale Bust

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(credit: Marvel) Limited Edition Stealth Iron Man Legendary Scale Bust | US$199.50 | www.marvelstore.com

fans of Marvel Comic’s Iron Man will probably going to dig this: a 1:2 scale Limited Edition Stealth Iron Man Legendary Scale Bust measuring a cool 10 inches (25.4 centimeters) tall. this particular item is Iron Man in blue ‘stealth’ armor that was first featured in Iron Man comic volume 1 issue #152. Continue reading limited edition Stealth Iron Man Legendary Scale Bust

Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope – even kids can use it

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(credit: Learning Resources) Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope | US$59.99 | www.learningresources.com

when i was a kid i was totally fascinated by the world of science and therefore it was no surprise that i had longed to own one of the scientist’s essential – the microscope. i am pretty sure kids of today are as curious as i was when i was a child and lucky for kids of today, they will have things like Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope to do some real kids scientist work like zooming to the pores of the leaf et cetera. Continue reading Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope – even kids can use it

Royal Wedding iPhones cost a whopping £20k plus each

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(credit: Goldgenie) Goldgenie Collection: Royal Wedding iPhones | from £20,050.00 | www.goldgenie.com

so what if the Royal Wedding fever has died down? it is still not going to stop me from featuring this ridiculously luxurious and expensive iPhone collection from Goldgenie. dubbed the Goldgenie Collection: Royal Wedding iPhones, it comes in three luxurious variations: Gold/Diamonds, Rose Gold/Diamonds and Platinum/Diamonds. all three iPhones in the collection are based on the 32 GB version iPhone. Continue reading Royal Wedding iPhones cost a whopping £20k plus each

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