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, using raw materials that show their natural beauty and aren’t usually associated with electronics. Gorgeous, […]
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 for the inconvenience, and appreciate your patience as we work hard with Danger/Microsoft to resolve […]
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 new features we’d like to introduce.
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.