Archive for the 'Gadgets' Category

Gadgets: The RC Rubber Duck

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From our completely useless but great department: Here comes the remote controlled Bath Duck…

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Games / Multi-touch screens: The Fentix Cube

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We came across the name Andrew Fentem a few times when we did research on multi-touch screens the last years. The Fentix Cube one of his most recent work is the first cubic multi-touchscreen games platform. In the video clip below the Fentix Cube has been programmed to emulate a Rubik’s cube puzzle…

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Humor: Button Paradox

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The text on the buttons reads:

Red button: The blue button is true
Blue button: The red button is false

Nice idea…sorry already sold out last night

via “Etsy”.

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Gadgets: Your own personalized doll

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A company in Taiwan will create a 100% handcrafted 3D doll from your photo. The dolls are on average 13-15 cm tall, made from PVC and are waterproof.

The company says on their web site that the design and production process of a doll takes about 5 – 7 working days. You can order your…

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Opinion: David Lynch on watching movies on mobile phones

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The last days we have again got the whole shebang – mainstream media praising the great idea, the movie conglomerates already counting the money (but the writers still on strike), the yay-sayers on the gadgets megasites frolocking and the pilot fish bloggers on their sites joining in with the song…

But wait a minute! What is so great about watching a movie on a cigarette box size display that was originally created to be experienced on a silver screen hundred times bigger with professional sound equipment providing the surroundings…

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LevelHead: Open Source AR game

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It started off as a residential project at the “Medialab Madrid” called “Unprepared Architecture”. Julian Oliver – the developer behind LevelHead – worked together with designer Simone Jones during June 2007 in Madrid on this “experiment in augmenting architecture“.

While not a game or avatar at that time, the work consisted of a three-dimensional animation that is inscribed on the projection of a 5cm x 5cm cube moved by the user. By now Julian Oliver has turned it into a prototype for an augmented reality game…

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