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The VW Bus Lives Again! But Now It Will Park In Your Kitchen As A Refrigerator

We have heard Volkswagen is rebooting the iconic VW Bus and if I ask me, I’d say the news come as both yay and nay. Yay because the microbus is coming back and nay because it will never be as cool as the iconic ride (cue The Doors’ Light My Fire). I guess somethings are best left in the era where it belongs. However emotionally tied we are to certain objects, we have to move on somehow. But moving on does not mean ditching your love for this cult phenomena vehicle entirely. You can actually still own it, but this time, it has to go into your kitchen because, the familiar lines now exist as a fridge. Yes. That’s a VW Bus refrigerator that we are talking about! Holy sh… Continue reading The VW Bus Lives Again! But Now It Will Park In Your Kitchen As A Refrigerator

Panasonic Self-driving Fridge Is What Every TV Show Binge Watchers Need

At a time where binge watching TV series has become a norm, it only makes sense that you stay glued to your couch and such instances, if whenever you feel the need consume some cold drinks, Panasonic self-driving refrigerator seems like a no brainer. Unveiled at this year’s IFA, the self-moving refrigerator called ‘Ku’ is part of Panasonic’s vision of future lifestyles. It is not nearly as cool as R2-D2 serving your desired cold drinks, but it certainly has a lot more to drink and munch from since it is obviously larger. The fridge uses LIDAR, which incidentally Panasonic is already developing, as well as depth sensors to map your home. Continue reading Panasonic Self-driving Fridge Is What Every TV Show Binge Watchers Need

Griffin App-enabled Toaster Lets You Dictate The Outcome Of Your Toasts

Good news, toasted bread connoisseurs! How you savor that delicious, crispy dough-based food is going to change forever – thanks to Griffin Technology Connected Toaster. This full-featured digital toaster works with a companion app via Bluetooth to ensure your toasts turn out exactly as you have envisioned. This two-slot toaster is equipped with digital temperature adjustment which allows you to dial in your preferences like the bread type, darkness,and what not. Once set, the app remembers your preferences so you’d be getting the exact same toast every time. Continue reading Griffin App-enabled Toaster Lets You Dictate The Outcome Of Your Toasts

Clairy Is Probably The Coolest Air Purifier In Both Concept And Looks

You and I both know that plants help to promote oxygen during the day and they are obviously a part of nature’s workings that is beneficial to us. What you and I don’t know is, plants can also purify the air too, or at least they can do so with a little help from technology. Apparently, some species of plants have the ability to remove toxic agents from the air, but the less fortunate thing is, these plants with ‘special power’ do so with their roots and not the leaves. Continue reading Clairy Is Probably The Coolest Air Purifier In Both Concept And Looks

Clair-S May Be The Future Of Air Purifiers, One That’ll Coax You To Sleep

While a air purifier does help to keep the air in your home a little cleaner, but having clean air does little help you fall or sleep, or ensure you stay asleep when do you do managed to enter the la la land. Obviously, difficultly in falling asleep or light sleeper is a problem everyone experience, but if you do, maybe the Clair-S can be of some help. So what the heck is Clair-S? Well, Clair-S is basically two things in one; it is an air purifier and it is also a white noise producing Bluetooth speaker that will help coax you to sleep. So, for someone who has difficulty falling to sleep, I guess you could say Clair-S is kind of a gadget that kills two birds with a stone. Continue reading Clair-S May Be The Future Of Air Purifiers, One That’ll Coax You To Sleep

Mist Is A Handsome Air Purifier That Also Sanitizes Surfaces With Vapor

Like most people, we have seen our fair share of air purifiers and they are, well, just air purifiers. As far as design is concerned, they hardly wow. So far, the only one that impresses us is Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2, but now, there’s another that managed had us at hello. Meet Mist, an air purifier designed for Sunlight Group Hong Kong by Hong Kong-based Italian designer Andrea Ponti of Ponti Design Studio. Come on. Just look at it. Tell me you are not impressed by its silky smooth aluminum construction. Speaking of which, this ain’t no ordinary piece of aluminum. Continue reading Mist Is A Handsome Air Purifier That Also Sanitizes Surfaces With Vapor

LG Has A Fridge That Lets See What’s Inside Without Opening The Door

If you find the act of opening a fridge and checking the expiration date of the items you stash in there a chore, well, here’s a good news: LG’s new flagship Door-in-Door fridge, InstaView. maybe just the answer you are looking for. InstaView is exactly what it sounds like: it lets you see through the fridge to see what you have in there without the need to have Superman’s x-ray vision. Just simply knock twice the integrated screen on the left door of refrigerator and voila! the display will present to you a view of the inside. But seeing without opening the fridge is not the only thing it affords you. By using the Smart Tag menu, you can add virtual stickers and tags on the screen to identify what foods are stored and the corresponding expiration date for each item. Continue reading LG Has A Fridge That Lets See What’s Inside Without Opening The Door

Seriously, Who Doesn’t Want A Jet Engine Fan As Their Ceiling Fan?

When it comes to home appliances, ceiling fan is often much overlooked. Nobody gives a damn how it looks, but for those who do, the options are actually quite abundant. However, if you want something out of the ordinary, something that goes beyond good looking, well, this is it: the Jet Engine Fan Blades Ceiling Fan by Phighter Images, otherwise known as Aviation Flying Furniture. If the product name and the image doesn’t already win you over, then, you are probably not an aviation buff. But if you are, you’d be glad to know that Jet Engine Fan Blades Ceiling Fan is a thing you can own. Though for how much, we can’t be sure. We read that each one cost around the region of 3 grand. Hell, it is expensive! Then again, so is the real deal, isn’t it? Continue reading Seriously, Who Doesn’t Want A Jet Engine Fan As Their Ceiling Fan?

Glowing Han Solo In Carbonite Makes This The Coolest Fridge Ever

Special effect artist Frank Ippolito is known for his work on movies like Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, The Chronicles of Riddick, and Casanova, and he had hands in helping Adam Savage to create the amazing Admiral Ackbar cosplay for Adam’s incognito entrance at Comic-Con. You may not know Frank, but he latest creation is definitely going to make any Star Wars fans go gaga. I promised. Recently featured on Tested.com, Frank created, wait for it… a Star Wars Han Solo in Carbonite Refrigerator. Yup. On.A.Freaking refrigerator. How cool (pun, not intended, btw) is that? We have seen many Han Solo in Carbonite iterations, ranging from plain 2D sticker to life-size figure to coffee table, but there’s little doubt that Frank’s fridge takes the cake. Continue reading Glowing Han Solo In Carbonite Makes This The Coolest Fridge Ever

Guy Teaches You How To DIY A Dyson Bladeless Fan Using Common Parts

Dyson Bladeless fan is probably one of the best inventions to have surfaced in the 21st century. Why? Cos’ it provides consistent, smooth voluminous airflow and above all, it is super safe as there are no exposed spinning blades to threaten anyone’s fingers or hair. With Dyson bladeless fan, form and functionality goes hand-in-hand, offering a sense of sophistication and it is, of course, aesthetically eye-pleasing which matters to a sucker like me. There’s one major caveat though; it is pretty damn expensive and so, if your wallet is tight, bladeless fan is not going to be part of your life. But not all hope is lost cos’ YouTuber Rulof Maker has deciphered the inner workings of a bladeless fan and he will teach you how to cobble up one for yourself using common parts. Continue reading Guy Teaches You How To DIY A Dyson Bladeless Fan Using Common Parts