a gentleman’s tray designed to work with your Apple dock

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(credit: Hekseskudd) Hekseskudd Wooden Keyboard Trays and Docks | from US$69.00 | www.hekseskudd.com

in the past, a good gentleman will have, on their desk, a tray of sort to organize their nitty gritty stuff such as their keys, clips et cetera. if you are those good gentlemen then you would want to do the same but with a little 21st century additions. Hekseskudd have exactly the right products for you: it has given yesteryear’s gentleman’s tray a 21st century twist such as a tray made out of wood (with a choice of Walnut or laminated wood) for integration with your iPhone/iPod dock to recharge your modern electronic gadgets along with recesses for your glasses, pens and lose keys, among the other things. Continue reading a gentleman’s tray designed to work with your Apple dock

Gramophone-inspired sound dock for your iPod

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(credit: Pottery Barn) Gramophone iPod Station | US$95.00 (sold out) | www.potterybarn.com

the Gramophone iPod Station is yet another gadget that had me at ‘hello’. well, it didn’t actually said ‘hello’ to me but you get the idea. this iPod sound dock takes on the retro path in the guise of an older than old school gramophone – the grand daddy of all speakers. like its grand o’daddy, this docking station features the flared brass horn of the turn-of-the-century gramophone while the base is crafted out of maple veneers with a deep-espresso stain. Continue reading Gramophone-inspired sound dock for your iPod

The Adventures of Tintin posters and trailer [photos & video]

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Hollywood’s ‘lethal’ combination: director Steven Spielberg and producer Peter Jackson has made The Adventures of Tintin one to watch out for. i am not a huge fan of Tintin because my childhood were mainly dominated by Transformer, Heman, Centurion et cetera. my encounters with Tintin was only limited to the small collection of Tintin comics that the school library had back in those days. in terms of comics, nothing capture my heart more than Garfield. short and sweet with little to read. well, that’s just me. Continue reading The Adventures of Tintin posters and trailer [photos & video]

Sbyke is a mash-up of a bike, a scooter and a skateboard

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(credit: Sbyke via Gizmag) Sbyke Scooter | US$249.00 | sbyke.com

what do you get when you mash up a bicycle, a skatescooter and a skateboard? the answer is Sbyke (pronounced as ‘spike’ and not be confused with ‘Skype’), a bicycle, skateboard and skatescooter hybrid. at the first glance, it looks like a skatescooter but with an oversized deck and a huge front wheel. the Sbyke bears the mark of a bicycle front end complete with handle bar and caliper hand brake, while sporting a wide skateboard-like deck with fiction grip surface but the overall look is unmistakably of a skatescooter. Continue reading Sbyke is a mash-up of a bike, a scooter and a skateboard

TiGr Lock System: a strong and light bike lock system

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(credit: TiGr) TiGr Bicycle Lock | from US$100.00 | tigrlock.com

avid cyclist and lock inventor John Loughlin has diligently devised a new way of locking up your beloved bike. the product he invented is simply called TiGr. made out of titanium, hence the name ‘Ti’, this bike lock consists of two parts: the long ‘U’ shaped like bow with latching ends and a high security lock cylinder. the flexible and strong nature of titanium makes it perfect for this application. Continue reading TiGr Lock System: a strong and light bike lock system

Rollerboy Spikes: its all about leopard print and gold spikes

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(credit: Christian Louboutin) Christian Louboutin Rollerboy Spikes | US$1,395.00 | us.christianlouboutin.com

you know how they says ‘leopard never changes its spots’? well, this post has nothing to do with it. but rather, what we are interested here is this pair of Rollerboy Spikes shoes by Christian Louboutin that will definitely let your feet get more attention your pretty self. the shoes feature a pony hair leopard print upper with striking (if not menacing) gold spikes studded throughout. the ankle area accented with red a nice touch too. seriously, unless you are Quentin Tarantino, you probably won’t wear this pair everyday but Continue reading Rollerboy Spikes: its all about leopard print and gold spikes

amazingly lifelike big sleeping Grizzly bear bean bag

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(credit: Chic sin Design) Big Sleeping Grizzly Bear Bean Bag | US$168.00 | chicsindesign.com

the Big Sleeping Grizzly Bear Bean Bag features knitted graphics that makes it so incredibly lifelike. the cover is totally removable for washing and as with all bean bags, you can use it as a chair but because it is so awesomely gorgeous, it can be an excellent decorative piece in your home too. Continue reading amazingly lifelike big sleeping Grizzly bear bean bag

future: dating app gets a dose of augmented reality [video]

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featured here is a video project created by two students, mashing (mobile) augmented reality and dating together. the mobile application, called Go For It in the video is a fake (aka non-existence) app that let user snoop out brief info on ladies on the street. don’t laugh. this might be what the future of dating will be like. check out this cool video after the jump. of course, this would also raise concern about privacy and misuse (for whatever a crook-minded person can think of) but it is however a cool concept video. Continue reading future: dating app gets a dose of augmented reality

sunglasses that looks like a censor bar across your eyes

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i want to think of this pair of shades as a novelty item but then again, i think this pair of shades might have some use after all (beside from shielding your eyes from the sun). if you are constantly being haunted by paparazzi or always paranoid about being caught on camera (for whatever reasons), this pair of (aptly named) Paparazzi Sunglasses should ease your ‘fear’ somewhat. i think. as you can see, the shades appears to black out your eyes like a censor bar so that family, friends, relatives and the public won’t recognize that it was you that was in the photo being arrested by the cops. novelty factor: 100 percent. Continue reading sunglasses that looks like a censor bar across your eyes

Woodsman Axe Coffee table has axes for its legs

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(credit: Duffy London) Woodsman Axe Coffee Table | £495.00 | www.duffylondon.com

the title says it all. it is a coffee table and it has axes for its four legs. of course, i don’t expected the axes to be sharpen or anywhere close to sharp but regardless, it is definitely not for an environment with kids screaming and running around. if the legs are real axes, at least you know where to get an axe next time you need to chop some fire woods. if. Continue reading Woodsman Axe Coffee table has axes for its legs

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