Blackberry has been going downhill fast, and the brand new Z10 looks like one last, good move. They’ve put in a whole new operating system, modernized the looks to go well with contemporary design, and have set themselves for the wide touchscreen world. All the effort seems to be working and Blackberry has shown record sales in Canada and the UK.
Quadrotors are hot these days, and for good reason. Currently in development, this one is called MeCam UAV, which the manufacturers hope will see great commercial success. It is loaded with one GB of RAM, and SD card slot, a camera, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
We almost thought lines had been drawn with the Ramen Bowl Smartphone Holder, but that was just naivety. The place this world is, you could never draw a line for weirdness. In that spirit, we now take a look at the iPhone cup holder. So what do you do when you need to text and have a cup in hand?
Internet Explorer is perhaps the most hated browser among web designers and developers, but sure it has been making steps towards development and standards. Getting ready for the new world, IE is advertising nostalgia, showing off stuff like floppy discs, walkman and yoyos for a new advertising campaign; some might argue IE is still stuck in the same era.
Meze Headphones get the classic touch of wood and polish to add more style and class to the common headphone. Of course, woodwork done right naturally gives any object a classy, sophisticated look; but getting it right isn’t quite an easy job. These headphones are priced towards the higher end, starting at $139 and going on till $309.
This is one of the moments where you can’t really decide if it’s a bad idea or genius idea. The choice might be one-sided, but common sense really doesn’t rule the world. The eager-to-get-your-phone-dirty bowls are the work of design studio MisoSoupDesign.
In a few years, many of us will have 3D printers at our home, or at least having one would be possible. And things are moving right in that direction, with the latest step coming in the form of the package with some fine work of industrial design.
At a glance, this is a Bluetooth speaker, much like the thousands that are floating in the market these days. Look closer, and you’ll find these speakers happen to be more than just that. Casing of these speakers has been fashioned out of 50,000 year old wood brought out from the marshes of New Zealand. Other than that USP, the Petite Square speakers come with a rechargeable battery that provides 15 hours worth of run time. The speakers with 50,000 year old wood are currently running for funding on Indiegogo.
Audi has little to do with a consumer gadgets show like CES, but they did make an appearance there to show their new shiny automotive lighting technology. The car is decked with OLEDs that run through the length and breadth of the car and respond to their external environment. These lights for example, respond to an approaching driver on the exterior and continue with them to the interior of the car.
We have no idea why someone would want an arcade machine where you can’t really play a game and have to over reach just to get anything done. Playing Tetris on the machine would be a nightmare, though it would give you other options like Space Invaders and Breakout, well probably just enough to make you get frustrated about these games. The tiny arcade machine is the work of Mark Slevinsky and measures 4.88 x 2.05 x 2.35in. The machine has found its way into the Guinness World Records 2013 Gamers Edition.