in the age of iPads and Netflix, we don’t want our kids to lose their sense of wonder and imagination. In a time when the answers to all the world’s questions are a web-search away, we want our kids to experience a little mystery. All it takes is some time and energy, creativity, and a few plastic dinosaurs.
Cool project on Kickstarter. Helios Bars are the world’s first integrated headlight and blinker system for bicycles. Helios adds a variety of smart features – proximity lighting, turn signals, GPS tracking, a visual speedometer, turn-by-turn navigation and ambient lighting – to your bike. The $70,000 goal has been reached, which means the bars will go in production and probably be available around december.
The guys from The Incredible Machine wanted to make the clock relevant again by connecting it to the web. The prototype is based on a small computer called Raspberry Pi and combines different Google calendars in real time. In this way the clock will always show the updated calendars of the whole family or work team. Hopefully they put it on Kickstarter, because I want one.
“No more one handed typing. No more spilling coffee on your lap. Have your hands free for your optimal texting, gaming and social networking pleasure. The first cupholder for the iPhone.”
Another funny little brainfart from the guys over at Natwerk.
I myself am particularly very fond of the jingle at the end.
New Amsterdam based brand Ikku creates future friendly accessories for your laptop and i-devices. This special collection combines recycled denim and recycled canvas with hand-woven fabrics from Burma. So if you’re looking for a cool and sustainable way to protect your gear, Ikku might be right for you.
Romo is a revolutionary mobile robotic platform that uses your smartphone as its brain. When connected with any iOS device, Romo becomes a friendly robotic avatar that wanders about your home or office. Clever use of the capabilities of the smart phone !