Korean conglomerate Samsung must be smiling after winning an Innovation Award at 2012 Consumer Electronic Show (CES) for its 46 inch TFT – LCD Smart window. This can get confusing because the prototype is a new concept. The idea is this. It’s sort of a high tech window that you would install in a wall.… Continue reading Samsung Demonstrates Transparent Smart Window
Where IBM failed with their Aptiva line of computers back in the late 90’s Belkin hopes to revive this year with the introduction of their new product: WeMo. The WeMo is a wireless accessory that plugs into your walls and allows you to control that outlet from a special application that is set to work… Continue reading Belkin WeMo Lets You Control Your Home Appliances With Your Smartphone
While staying in Vienna, Austria (I reported about the first and stylish STABILO Store there), I saw the newly released Red Bull special editions in a supermarket and gave them a try. Personally I’m pretty much a Red Bull addict but my girlfriend, who hates the original Red Bull taste (as a lot of others do btw),… Continue reading Red Bull Special Edition: Cranberry (Red), Blueberry (Blue), Lime (Silver)
Ok, Christmas is over but maybe one of your friends has his/her birthday, or, you just want to get this for yourself. QR Codes might be all the rage (or not) for advertising and marketing in your country but here is something special for geeks: the QR Code Space Invaders t-shirt, available at threadless.
I’m spending Christmas holidays in my hometown Vienna, Austria where I spotted a new and stylish store by pen supplier STABILO. It’s the brand’s first flagship store and the architects have done a great job reconstructing a former jewellery shop. The store has the typical color-pen shape and even the entrance door makes you recognize… Continue reading Stylish STABILO Store In Vienna
The Deglon Meeting Knife Set is one of a kind. It not only cuts your meat or vegetables and is practical for storage, it also looks great in your kitchen. Designed by Mia Schmallenbach and produced by Deglon it won first prize in the 5th European Cutlery Design Award (I didn’t even know an award… Continue reading Nifty Knife Set: The Knife-In-Knife-In-K…
How cool is that!? Brighton-based artist Kyle Bean built the London tube map solely with drinking straws, more specifically Zone One of London’s underground system. Recreating a company’s logo using drinking straws would also be pretty cool. What do you think? More pictures after the click.
A crashed Ferrari becomes a table. French artist Charly Molinelli obtained a Ferrari 308 from a scrap press, created a wooden frame and put a piece of glas on top: the first “Crashed Ferrari Coffee Table”. Pretty flamboyant. Too bad my apartment is too small and besides, it costs over $15,000. Well, still cheaper than… Continue reading Crashed Ferrari Table
Little Printer is a cute tool for your home, bringing printing you news and gossip from your friends. People can use their smartphone to set up subscriptions and Little Printer will aggregate them to create a cool mini-newspaper you can put on your fridge or magnetic wall or wallet or wherever. According to the website it will be… Continue reading Little Printer Creates A Daily Mini-Newspaper For Your Home Or Wallet
I just spotted a cool series of Macbook Decal Stickers. I like “Android eats Apple” and the Pacman version best but the other ones are also nice. Check them out at etsy and if you need a nerdy nerdier Christmas present for your friends, you can order them as well. The decals are made to… Continue reading Nerdy Macbook Decal Stickers: Pacman, Android, Iron Man, …