Gadgets – those glorious pieces of hardware which we covet so much. From mobile phones to laptops, cameras to kitchen tools, we cover ‘em here on Giz UK. Check this hub-page for all manner of news about these bank account-rinsing objects of desire.
I love the alternate-reality logo work by svenska designern Viktor Hertz. After his first series, he's back with a new batch of Honest Logos, even better than the first. My favorites: Nokia, Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts. [Flickr via Bored Panda]
Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) has made great strides in bringing the look of Android into a more consistent, cohesive form. Google's apps all look and behave very similarly, but now third-party app developers need to adapt. Luckily, Google is providing a map.
Babies are incredible waste producing-machines, speeding through approximately 10 diapers every day. If you are in possession of a poop-maker, you've got options for dealing with their impressive output: disposables, cloth, something called FuzziBunz.
There are few things that scream bachelor pad more than a pool table. And even the skeeviest single guy knows you gotta eventually class it up. That's why this pool table by Fusiontable is so perfect. It's a modern dining table with a hidden, convertible pool table underneath. Business in the front, party in the back.
Guns? Who needs guns when you've got the buisness end of a Mig jet engine mounted on your tank's turret? That'll show those land mines who's boss. Our friends at Oobject have assembled 12 of the oddest armored vehicles to ever grace the battlefield.
Gadget design is in a pretty good place these days. Even companies like Sony and Dell—known to commit many a design atrocity in their days—are starting to make devices that look pretty. But there's still one crutch companies and designers lean on when they want to make something they think people will lust after.
Unless you buy in bulk, your run-of-the-mill office tape already comes with its own handy dispenser. While not as stylish as this Strip dispenser, it also doesn't cost you £20 for what is essentially a flat piece of aluminum.
There was a time in the late 1990s when fleece suddenly became ubiquitous in my life. I blame Old Navy. Their boldly-hued, fuzzy pullovers dominated every commercial break during the holidays and clothed everyone in my high school.
Alexander Graham Bell, father of the telephone, was also a huge fan of tetrahedrals — building everything from boats to planes out of the pyramid-shaped structures. This massive kite — built by the Queen and Crawford design house — brings Bell's tetrahedral ideals into the 21st Century.