iPhone Dock and Vinyl Player Concept – best of both world

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(image credit: Olivier Meynard)

Olivier Meynard’s concept has one goal: to band the past with present together. the iPhone Dock and Vinyl Player Concept, as the name suggests, is a turntable that plays your favorite vinyl records and it is also a sound dock for your much loved iPhone. this concept does more than just playing the vinyl, it is able to encode the music from the record into MP3 and send them to your iPhone. a built-in amp and a longish sound-bar style speaker upfront lets you enjoy the music either from the turntable or your iPhone. the wonder of today’s technology lending a hand to an old school technology. the result? best of both world. Continue reading “iPhone Dock and Vinyl Player Concept – best of both world”

2011 Michelin Design Challenge – beauty and the weird

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for the past ten years, Michelin Design Challenge invites the design community to create their vision of future transport and as with most concept designs, things can get pretty crazy and weird. check out some images of our pick for the oddest and the weirdest after the break. these transports of the future was put before a panel of judges, and a chosen few was put on display at the recent American International Auto Show (NAIAS). lets just cut to the chase and view some awesome images of the vehicles that we would be using ten years from now or so i hope. Continue reading “2011 Michelin Design Challenge – beauty and the weird”

RCSuperhero lets you fly a superhero with radio control

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(image credit: RCSuperhero.com) RCSuperhero 75″ Kit | US$295.00 | www.rcsuperhero.com

ever dream of being a superhero? the sad truth is, you can’t be one but as a consolation, at least you can fly one – literally. these folks from RCSuperhero.com has created a radio control flying superhero for your enjoyment. instead of the usual aircraft bodies normally associated with RC flying, these radio control flying machines take on the shape of a superhero. for as little as $9.95, you can purchase an e-plan to build a 57-inch RCSuperhero. Continue reading “RCSuperhero lets you fly a superhero with radio control”

Steve Jobs in Carbonite iPhone Case – banned!

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we spotted one perfect mashed-up case for Star Wars and Apple fans – Steve Jobs in Carbonite iPhone Case. loyal fans of Star Wars will know exactly what it is. but this time round, instead of Han Solo being carbonized, it is the Apple CEO Steve Jobs being ‘carbonited’ and it looks pretty damn cool too. i want one but now, for the bad news. the case, marketed by Society6, is taken off the shelf as “Society6 was issued a cease and desist from Apple’s lawyers”. Continue reading “Steve Jobs in Carbonite iPhone Case – banned!”

it’s official, personal info stolen from Playstation Network

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recently, Playstation Network was shut after it was hacked, and to add to the worry, Sony has said that gamers’ (me included! gosh!) credit card information might have been compromised. ok, ready for more? Sony has released an official statement on its official Playstation Blog stating that they “believe personal information has in fact been stolen from the PSN.” in this respect, everything including credit card info and related passwords may also be at risk. Continue reading “it’s official, personal info stolen from Playstation Network”

Red Robot splits up into four precise measuring cups

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(image credit: Kikkerland) Red Robot Measuring Cups | US$10.00 | www.kikkerlandshop.com

usually, measuring cups has nothing to talk about. not unless they are this Red Robot Measuring Cups from Kikkerland. beside being a little on the geeky side, the different sections of the robot divides into four measuring cups, namely, 1/4, 1/3, 1/1 and 1 cup. doesn’t impress you? take a closer look and you will realized each section of the red robot, such as the main body Continue reading “Red Robot splits up into four precise measuring cups”

cool stuff: audio book reading life-size LEGO Space Helmet

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now, here’s a concept that all LEGO-loving earthlings would wish to have. designer Jonathan Robson conceived this life-size minifig LEGO Space Helmet that plays downloadable audio tracks for comics. the inside of this helmet with gold visor is padded and acts as a headset for listening to the audio. of course, the child could also role play with this helmet too. Continue reading “cool stuff: audio book reading life-size LEGO Space Helmet”

is this going to be the rumored iPhone 4S or iPhone 5?

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there is no doubt that Apple is one heck of successful tech product company of our time. it has succeeded in generating much interest and along with it, rumors that surround its upcoming products and to extend, its management team. well, here it is yet another speculation. what you see here could be the upcoming iPhone 5. however, Apple has reportedly pushes the release of the iPhone 5 till fall and hence, we have reasons to believe this could be an interim iPhone, which 9to5mac has coined it as iPhone 4S. i wished. Continue reading “is this going to be the rumored iPhone 4S or iPhone 5?”

Nintendo to introduce Wii HD in June’s E3 Expo

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i am not a particular fan of Wii even i have the game console but it is kind of exciting to learn that HD gaming could be a feature of the Wii successor. according to official words, Nintendo will be showcasing a working new console at this year’s E3 Expo in Los Angeles from June 7-9. Continue reading “Nintendo to introduce Wii HD in June’s E3 Expo”

HANDRUX Shovel looks suspiciously like Iron Man’s hands

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(image credit: Uncommon Goods) HANDTRUX Shovel | US$18.00 | www.uncommongoods.com

home improvement equipment always have me going all excited and one that looks like an Iron Man’s hand? i am totally sold. HANDTRUX Shovel is a mini shovel made to fit your hand like a glove. as you can see from the image, all you need to do is to slip on the ABS plastic shovel and start digging. as simple as that. perhaps, Tony Stark should consider designing such an add on for his suit so he can make himself useful while not slugging out with the bad guys. Continue reading “HANDRUX Shovel looks suspiciously like Iron Man’s hands”