Gadget transmits kisses over the internet, tries to get the ‘sensual’ across


Rejoice, lovers separated by distance, and the pervy perversons wanting more out of internet sex chat. The device may sure be tacky, but then kisses sometimes manage to say a lot more than words could ever manage to get across. Besides, distance is the worst enemy of lovers. Japan’s Kajimoto Research Laboratory has come up with a straw like device that can apparently capture the essence of a kiss and transfer it over the internet to be repeated by a similar device at the other end. You have to “kiss” the gadget and it will apparently get the kiss across, together with the manner of breathing, tongue moistness and the gross feeling of kissing a writhing plastic straw.

Via: cnet

Apple refreshes the iMac


Apple has announced a refresh of the iMac line, while is isn’t otherworldly, they have made a few interesting and significant changes. Prices still start off at $1199 for the 21.5-inch version that comes with a new 2.5GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor and 512MB of AMD Radeon HD 6750M graphics. Top of the line 27-inch version costs $1999 and has 3.1GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 CPU and 1GB of AMD Radeon HD 6970M graphics to show off. Additionally, both models mentioned here will get a Thunderbolt jack, and FaceTime HD camera.

Via: Engadget

Flexible OLED screen lets concept laptop go into folds


Advent of flexible OLED screens holds the promise of revamping gadget design. Tiny miniaturization levels we can go to in circuitry will be able to go hand in hand with portability once we master the art of folding display screens. Feno folding notebook concept from designer Niels van Hoof plays around the tunes of folding OLEDs to create a super-portable laptop that has an extra hinge along the screen to fold the screen and fold the laptop into one tiny package.

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Fashion in grip of the King Kong hand [pic]


A creation of Korean fashion designer Kathleen Kye, this piece shows fashion can be a tight grip. What’s missing of course is the King Kong body, or the Halloween night. Somebody buy me one of these please.

Via: Korean Content, Copyranter, Neatorama

Dipr cookie spoon, we call thee a great invention


Everyone has an innate desire to dip cookies into milk, cookies or whatever hot beverage is available. Sadly, that also leaves the risk of the cookie breaking and falling into milk to give it a tacky taste. That is why we like the Dipr cookie spoon and had a “why didn’t anyone think of this earlier” moment. It does have the apparent disadvantage of not allowing you to nibble away at the cookie, but then the world is not a perfect place. It did have a successful Kicstarter campaign though.

Via: Toxel

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Simple and elegant wooden laptop stand


Russian designers at Dopludo Collective have created this simple and elegant laptop stand carved out of wood. It has a simple, tiled appearance at the top and the design leaves a tiny space for storing a few items while the laptop is in use. We just hope the stand is lightweight enough to be of any practical use.

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iPad controlled Robot makes us uncomfortable with its ball catching abilities



We’re not big on the robot-apocalypse thing, but perhaps as an afterthought of perverted imagination, this ball catching robot makes us uncomfortable. Justin is an iPad controlled robot that uses stereo cameras as eyes. As the video demonstrates, the robot can move and see quick enough to catch two balls thrown at it. Researchers add that the robot can do other tasks as well, like making coffee. Our thoughts may be totally unrelated and baseless, but we can’t ever be comfortable around a robot that loves to grab balls.

Via: Hizook, IEEE Spectrum, cnet

Ferrari’s tech filled tutorial of the 458 Italia’s in-vehicle systems [video]



I’d absolutely love to drive a Ferrari. Except of the part that I don’t earn enough to even buy foot mats for the supercar. Anyways, there is some solace in watching videos and images of the car, like this video primer of the 458 Italia’s in-vehicle systems. The video shows a dash of tech that goes into making a vehicle with a prancing horse badge, and the sheer amount (and complexity) of operations and systems that can be available to the driver at the touch of a finger.

Via: CrunchGear

Hello Kitty toaster fills your mornings with cute


Toasters, our gateway to the most important meal of the day. And what better way to liven up things with a dose of cute. Unless you already have Hello Kitty overdose and can’t bear any more of that cute kitty that seems to spawn everywhere, this toaster would warm your innards. Okay, it won’t do anything magical, but some may find Hello Kitty imprint on the toast quite appetizing. Costs $94.

Beauty of classic cars accentuated with photography


Classic cars always manage to stand a class apart due to the sheer elegance of their design and the inherent beauty of these wonderfully sculpted pieces. Photographer Ken Brown highlights the beauty of these classics in his work, not by simply photographing the entire car, but by abundantly playing with lights and parts of the car. The results are wonderful.

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