Yes, you read it right. Hi-Call is a crazy new gadget by Italian company Hi-Fun…a Bluetooth glove that allows you to talk through your hand! The left glove features an integrated speaker sewed into the thumb and a microphone sewed into the pinkie, so you can speak via your phone via Bluetooth. Not your typical hands free device but seems like fun, it works up to 39 feet away and is capable of 20 hours continuous talk time.
Auris – A 30-pin Bluetooth Dongle For Your Speaker Dock
Good news to all new iPhone 5 owners. You won’t need to upgrade your current speaker docks anymore. Your 30-pin docks will stay relevant thanks to auris – a Bluetooth dongle that directly connects to any 30-pin docking station to wirelessly stream the music playing on any Bluetooth capable device (iPhone, iPad, Android… you name it). You could even be playing a game or watching a movie on your iPad with the sound blasting through your music dock!
No room on your gadget-packed night table for a clock - or no room for a night table at all? Areaware’s Flat Life Clock is an old school alarm clock, or rather an image of one, printed on a PET plastic poster with accompanying electronics to actually tell time.
Since its introduction in 1986, the Ducati Monster has consistently been one of the most universally respected motorcycles on the road. Admired by bikers of every stripe for its fierce engine tone, well-balanced Italian design, and visceral ride, Ducati is marking the Monster’s 20th birthday with 3 distinct Anniversary editions: the naked & nimble M696, the M796 featuring an all new L-Twin motor, and the burly, 100-horse, twin-valve M1100 EVO.
If you’re still trying to get your vinyl collection converted over to an iPhone-friendly format, A) What’s taken you so long? and B) You might want to pick up an iLP Digital Conversion Turntable. This handy gadget features an iPad, iPhone and iPod dock built-in right next to the turntable, letting you convert your records straight to the device. Of course, there’s a USB port for connecting it to a computer if you’d rather go that route, and RCA outputs mean you can still enjoy your vinyl via a home stereo when you feel like jamming out old-school.
Sure we’ve seen plenty of massive Saltwater Crocodiles on Planet Earth and the likes, but we want the real deal. Operated by an over-head monorail, the Cage of Death suspends you over the beast’s lair before submerging you into the murky waters to fend for yourself. Well the water is actually pretty clear, and you are fully protected for the 5 minutes you will spend submerged in each of the 3 enclosures, but Darwin City’s hometown experience is a thrilling one never the less.
The minimal looking speaker is designed for big areas such as living room or lounge. Inside its large circular body supported by three wooden legs, it houses 2.1 bass reflex loudspeakers accompanied by 5 dedicated amplifier units and amps alongside a fine-tuned DSP supported to generate thinner sounds that you never can listen with regular speakers. Furthermore it features an additional 80-watts class D amp for its ¾-inch tweeters and two 3-inch midrange units. Like most of B&O speakers beoplay A9 also have wireless connectivity and compatibility with Apple and Android devices.
Movie night is not that rad when everyone’s gathered around the laptop. Roku’s solution to this wack scenario is a collab with 3M on a big-screen projector that streams online media like Amazon Instant Video, Netflix, Hulu PLUS etc., and projects it in crisp color onto any surface at 120-inches wide.
With a built-in GPS, this hands-free, wearable camera uses 5 sensors to automatically shoot your photos for you without ever blowing it. With all glass optics and a 136º fisheye lens, 8GB of memory and Bluetooth, the Autographer makes it easier than ever to instantly post, geotag, and share your images. Available November 2012.
It is an Aeolian harp, designed to resonate and sing with the wind without any electrical power or amplification. The project was designed by Luke Jerram, a multidisciplinary artist known for his large scale public engagement artworks. Vibrations in strings attached to some of the tubes are transferred through skins covering the tops of the pavilion, and projected down through the tubes towards the viewer standing beneath the arch.
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