design
A Simple Silicone Sleeve Turns Your iPhone Into a Game Boy

The touchscreen generation might not know any better, but those of us who grew up with Game Boys know that physical control pads and buttons will always trump on-screen alternatives. Entire this slide-on silicone sleeve, called the G-PAD, that turns your smartphone into an even better handheld gaming machine. Read More >>

gadgets
Who Needs Towels When You Can Just Stand on a Full Body Air Dryer?

If you've yet to find a bathroom towel large enough to suitably dry you after a shower, the solution could be as simple as standing on this unique bathroom accessory for about half-a-minute. It looks like a weigh scale, but it's actually a dryer that blasts you with warm air to quickly and thoroughly dry you without the need for a towel. Read More >>

accessories
This is the Power Glove Oven Mitt You Want to Buy

About a year ago we brought news of a Power Glove themed oven mitt that made anyone who grew up playing the NES excited to do some baking. But that version was made of heatproof fabric and while it looked convincing enough, it can't hold a candle—or a hot tray of cookies—to this amazingly detailed silicone Power Glove oven mitt. Read More >>

design
Your Smartphone's Touchscreen Can Read These Magical Business Cards

People complain about having to use antiquated business cards to pass along contact details, but they're not going away anytime soon. So instead of complaining, the folks at TouchBase simply found a way to make business cards smarter. To access someone's contact info, all you need to do is tap these business cards on your smartphone's display. Read More >>

music
A Drum Machine in a Guitar Pedal is a Genius Idea

For guitar players, percussion options are limited. You either hire a drummer or deal with a load of extra gear to replace a drummer. Which is why Beat Buddy, despite its unfortunate name, is certainly intriguing. It could be the simple hands-free drum machine guitar players have been waiting for. Read More >>

animals
Your Dog Could Talk Back With This Mind-Reading Headset

Some dog owners just get their pet. They can interpret every growl, yawn, and yelp the way a new parent can distinguish his or her child's cry. But what if you don't have that perception with your pooch? Enter No More Woof, the headset that wants to translate your dog's thoughts into human-speak. Read More >>

retromodo
Moments Lost: A Blade Runner Tribute That's More Than a Replicant

Blade Runner is more than a cult classic: it's an icon, the modern definition of dystopian future-noir. Its visual, auditory and narrative complexity remain striking more than 30 years after its debut. Now, a Swedish group of artists, musicians and writers seeks to create an entire experience inspired by the seminal movie, with help from Indiegogo. Read More >>

smartphones
Ubuntu Founders Want £21m of the World's Money to Make a Smartphone

Canonical is trying to set a new global high score for a crowd-funded cash-grab, asking for a stonking great $32m (£21m) to fund the Ubuntu Edge; a high-end smartphone able to boot both Android and Ubuntu's own mobile OS. Read More >>

security
Canary: This Might Be Your Home Security System of the Future

Things that were once dumb are now smart. At least that's the trend for home appliances as of late. Canary, the self-proclaimed world's first smart home security system, is launching today on Indiegogo and it might actually work. Read More >>

gadgets
How Could Anyone Not Want a Product Called the Strap and Crap?

Even with an outhouse, relieving one's self in the great outdoors is an unpleasant experience. But having no choice but to just squat on the ground is as terrible as it gets. So after a "particularly unpleasant outdoor restroom experience", Laura Stude was struck with the inspiration to create the solution to every nature lover's biggest woe with the Strap and Crap. Read More >>

gaming
Join "The Church" and Point and Laugh at Scientology

An independent game developer is about to incur the holy wrath of Scientologists, by planning a satirical game that superbly mocks the concept of the religion. Read More >>

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