Category Archives: Gadgets
The Sinclair Sovereign, a pocket calculator from 1976. [Planet Sinclair]
Joey Roth, designer of the wonderful Sorapot, has a new creation: Ceramic Speakers. As you can see, it’s a speaker system made from porcelain, cork, and maple wood. I wanted to reduce the speaker system to its most simple form, … Continue reading
T-Mobile’s Sidekick data outage entered its third day on Sunday, according to The Consumerist. The official word: While we anticipate a significant portion of data services to be restored by Monday, some richer data services may lag. We sincerely apologize … Continue reading
Bobster855’s collection of ancient “National Lampoon” advertisements is fantastic–like a cross between comic book ads and Skymall. I’m pretty sure that digital grandfather clock came to be.
The end-user license agreement is up at McSweeney’s: Congratulations on purchasing the newest iteration of our electronic readers, the Kindle Genius Browser. We have made this new device compatible with all previous versions of the e-book, but there are some … Continue reading
Prices start at $250. [Etsy via Dinosaurs and Robots]
An entire world could be built around them. More at Biblio Odyssey.
I like Rob Brennan’s cake. [flickr]
To wrap up our visit to its R&D lab in Palo Alto, Mercedes-Benz’s Gordon Peredo demonstrated “Smart Stop,” a wireless safety system that stops cars automatically when the driver fails to heed a red light.