Category: Cool stuff for you

I have to say that for ages I was not overly convinced about the Apple iPad. I had a HP tablet PC, the tc1100 about 6 years ago, whilst I was working in an agency environment and the clients thought it was cool and it worked well for taking notes and demonstrating ideas/presentations and personally I loved the thing. I guess thats why the iPad didn’t grab me, it’s not anything new.

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mflow, which is currently still in beta, aims to be a revolutionary way of finding new music based on recommendations from people you follow. Imagine a Twitter, a Last fm and an iTunes all mashed up and you get an idea of what mflow is about, but with a difference. Every time you buy a track based on someone else’s recommendation you get credit in your account!

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If you ever need storage on the go for your iPhone, iPad, Camera or any device with Wi-Fi then the AirStash™ from Wearable Inc is a must have gadget!

From the AirStash™ site:

“AirStash stores your movies, music, photos, and documents and wirelessly shares them with your phone, media player, netbook, tablet, computer, and more. Use AirStash like a USB flash drive to drag & drop the files you want to your SD card while charging the built-in lithium polymer battery, then unplug & play on all of your browser-enabled WiFi devices*.

All you need to do is insert a SD card (bought separately), which can be upto 32GB in size and there you have it a portable wireless storage server on the go! You can even stream video and music apparently. The cost? A mere $99. UNFORTUNATELY it’s US/Canada ONLY. Come on Wearable Inc sort it out!

Source: Digital Photography Review

HTC has officially thrown the cover off its Touch Pro today — the QWERTY slider sibling of the recently-unveiled Touch Diamond — which should cover the bases for those who loved the Diamond’s keen looks but decided they’d go our of their gourds without a full set of physical keys at their disposal. Under that glossy black shell lies WiFi, HSPA with a solid 7.2Mbps on the downstream, Bluetooth, 2.8-inch VGA display, Windows Mobile 6.1 featuring HTC’s TouchFLO 3D interface, a 3.2 megapixel camera, a half gig of ROM, and 288MB of RAM. It’s not going to win any “world’s thinnest” records with an 18.05mm waistline, but those five rows of textual healing don’t come without a price. The first batch of devices will be Europe-bound in “late summer” with 900 / 2100MHz 3G alongside the quadband GSM and EDGE; North and Latin American versions are promised for later in the year.

Engadget Mobile

Damn, how I wish I had a woman to buy that for!!!!! Anyway Fun/L has some cool designs. They have some cool stuff..check em out.

0abookfashiote.jpgPublished by Springer, Source Excerpt:
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Fashionable Technology
The Intersection of Design,
Fashion, Science, and Technology

by Sabine Seymour

interplay of electronic textiles and wearable technology, wearable’s for
short, and fashion, design and science is a highly promising and
topical subject. Offered here is a compact survey of the theory
involved and an explanation of the role technology plays in a fabric or
article of clothing. The practical application is explained in detail
and numerous illustrations serve as clarification. Over 50 well-known
designers, research institutes, companies and artists, among them
Philips, Burton, MIT Media Lab, XS Labs, New York University, Hussein
Chalayan, Cute Circuit or International Fashion Machines are introduced
by means of their latest, often still unpublished, project, and a
survey of their work to date. Given for the first time is a list of all
the relevant information on research institutes, materials,
publications etc. A must for all those wishing to know everything about
fashionable technology.

Via We Make Money Not Art


Shiny Shiny are reporting that a brief leak on the Swisscom site showed this leaked ad showing the 3G iPhone in Black, white and claret. oohhh nice i say, I like the claret and the white more than the black now!!!!!

Flashlight Slippers :)

Every self respecting geek should own a pair of these…what do you mean what are slippers??

“These are slippers with small flashlights built into the toe, to make
navigating through your luxury penthouse late at night easier, without
having to wake what’s-her-name from the club.”


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The Cannondale Jacknife

:p sooooo cool!.. A foldable bike with hydraulic pedalling system to stop getting your clothes covered in oil.  Designed for urban dwellers this is only a concept..but how cool does it look..come on Cannondale..make it happen!!!!!!!

Gizmodo UK : November 06, 2006

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That’s what Stephen Reed’s new ceramic cup delivers.  Inspired by a computer heat sink the raised ridges insulate your fingers from the hot beverage by air.  I don’t think its available for consumer purchase yet but hopefully somebody can pick it up and get it manufactured as I’m sure there’s quite a market for this.

Via CrunchGear

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