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Concept Gadgets

Fujitsu’s dual-touchscreen concept phone


Fujitsu has been playing around with a very interesting concept. The phone has a UI designed by TAT and two 960 x 480 displays. The screens can be switched between portrait and landscape displays, converting the phone into a clamshell or flip, effectively allowing you to change the phone’s form-factor. Scroll down for a video of the phone in action, plus another video demonstrating the prowess of TAT’s user interface.

Via: Engadget

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Concept Cool

Audi’s giant billboard hangs from famous bridges, has real Audi cars


Advertising is big, and you can expect it to be even at the most unlikely places. You know, something like having a giant Audi logo suspended from famous bridges throughout the world. A logo with rings large enough to actually support real Audi cars. This concept from advertising firm Access Agency sees a giant Audi logo, with real Audi cars, and with bright lighting. The massive Audi rings moving through and rotating on landmarks like the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge, Tower Bridge, Venice. As an advertising concept, it is pretty genius, but real world implementation would be unlikely, simply because of the involvement of historical landmarks.

Via: FastCoDesign

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Concept USB

Modern gadgets would agree with USB wall sockets

Most of the gadgets we use these days, or those which are being produced, make use of USB power for charging, and not just for connecting to the computer. With the proliferation of such devices, it only makes sense that USB sockets become more readily available, and less dependent on other devices like computers or even USB hubs. With that, we come to the premise of USB Wall Socket concept.

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Automobiles Concept

MoonRider hybrid concept motorcycle has a jet engine to make it fly

MoonRider concept motorcycle sounds like a good idea when you hear about it. It is an electric two-wheeler with individual motors for each wheel, an ultra-lightweight body, and its power source is the sun. We are no fans of the motorcycle’s shape, but it probably does serve a purpose, because this thing wants to fly.

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Automobiles Concept

Ostoure concept gets its inspiration from aircrafts, and history

Ostoure concept bike has its form inspired by aircrafts and the Persepolis. An unlikely combination for inspiration of course, but one with results that look good. The street bike concept goes pretty high-tech, with the HUD indicator embedded in the helmet, which features speakers, and displays information like fuel level and speed. As visible from the images, the handles are placed in somewhat of a non-conventional way. The vertical handles would probably aid aerodynamics, while keeping the bike true to its aircraft inspiration.

Via: The Design Blog, Dvice

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Concept Gadgets

Instant Cartridge Printer: A disposable printer concept

Instant Cartridge Printer is an idea inspired by disposable cameras. Potential customers can use the instant printer depending upon their requirement of speed, quality and the paper size. The printer itself is powered by an internal battery, and to get the environment friendly touch, it includes recyclable paper for packing, and certain recyclable parts in the printer itself. The concept from Yuexun Chen and Chia-Chen Hsiao is interesting, no doubt, but if your printing needs are minimal enough, we’d suggest some other option as a better choice to buying printers that simply add up to our e-waste mountain.

Via: Yanko Design

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Concept Cool

It is time you ate your Facebook friends

Audrey Wells, a student at the University of Quebec at Montreal, has come up with the idea of using profile information and photographs of your Facebook as chocolate wrappers. The concept chocolate is apparently called Facebouffe, and as a concept, it is cool. As a product though, we won’t really love it.

Via: Cakehead loves evil, The raw feed

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Concept Gaming

Space Invader Couch

The Space Invader couch is a design from Igor Chak, and will probably send our arcade-game-loving-nostalgia into a tizzy. As far as we are concerned, a Space Invader shaped couch is good enough, though for the boring details, the designer sees it all made of leather and lined with comfortable memory foam. Sadly, this is just a concept and unlikely to reach the realm of reality.

Via: Tuvie

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Concept Gadgets

Nadia digital camera gives no preview, tells you how ‘aesthetic’ the shot was

Mostly, digital cameras have a live preview that lets you see how good the shot went. The Nadia digital camera however, isn’t a fan of letting us week humans decide on the quality of the image, therefore, the camera does not include an LCD display or a viewfinder. What it does give you though, is a judgement of the aesthetic value of your shot, a percentage as the “aesthetic reading” is what the camera shows.

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Automobiles Concept

Grifo IR10 concepts follow the line of pure Italian supercars

Grifo IR10 concepts seek to remain true to the form of “pure Italian super cars” that ruled the roads in the ’70s. Created as successors the Iso Grifo, the concepts carry the name IR10 as the last Grifos to reach the road were IR8 and IR9. The concepts from designers Davide Panarella, Luigi Santibacci, and Patrick Sincich include the Iso IR10 coupe and the IR10 Spider. Both concepts strive to be true to their lineage, but manage to include modern technology into the mix as well.