The new iPad 2 will become available on March 11th (see a neat video from Apple introducing it). In my post about the original iPad, I said the following: "In spite of the failures of their predecessors, I think Apple will pull this off. I think the iPad will be very successful." I'm glad to … Continue reading Hardware preview: Apple iPad 2
Here are three innovative jacket designs. Jacket with inflatable hood by Rahel Ritchie Not yet in production, but I think it's very cool. It's got a built-in pillow so you can sleep while traveling. [via LikeCool and Rahel Ritchie] RuckJack "Rucksack? Jacket? You decide." Another neat convertible jacket design, this one turns into a rucksack, … Continue reading Three cool jacket designs
Today, Apple launched the iPad, their long-awaited version of the tablet computer. In spite of the failures of their predecessors, I think Apple will pull this off. I think the iPad will be very successful. In case you haven't gotten your iPad fix yet, grab a cup of tea and sit down, this post is … Continue reading Hardware preview: Apple iPad
Flickr launched a new feature they call People in Photos a few hours ago, on October 21, 2009. It lets you tag people in your photos or in your contacts' photos. I guess it was only a matter of time before this happened. While Riya and iPhoto went the route of computer-aided facial recognition, which … Continue reading Flickr launches People in Photos
This is a song called "Comfortable" by a West Coast folk/pop band called Frankel. Courtesy of Elliot Glass, who's been going out and recording various cool bands in their homes, as they play laid-back versions of their songs. There are more videos like this at Elliot's Vimeo account. Know what else is cool? Frankel's latest … Continue reading Comfortable by Frankel
Two typographers (Pierre & Damien), a software designer (Zachary Lieberman) and a race car driver (Stef van Campenhoudt) collaborated to create a font with a car. The result is called the iQ font, and it's available for download. iQ font - When driving becomes writing / Full making of from wireless on Vimeo.
Stop-motion music video from a Montreal band called Monogrenade, for a song called "Ce Soir", from the EP entitled "Le saveur de fruits". http://vimeo.com/5587639 Monogrenade - Ce Soir (HD) from Monogrenade on Vimeo.
Here is this week's list of seven cool gadgets. Sorry I couldn't publish a Gadget Monday edition last week; my schedule was too hectic to accommodate the several hours of research and preparation that are required for each one of these posts. Sea-Doo Seascooter Explorer Made for scuba divers, the Seascooter Explorer will pull you … Continue reading Gadget Monday – May 4, 2009
It's coming up on three years since my original review of the Nabaztag. In 2006, it was just getting introduced to the US market. It was a new product from France, and the editors of the "I Want That! Tech Toys" show on HGTV approached me to see if I wanted to review it. I … Continue reading Glad to see Nabaztag is still around
Here are this week's seven cool gadgets. LG Viewty Smart Mobile Phone The LG Viewty Smart (LG-GC900) smartphone comes with a touchscreen, 8-megapixel camera, and all the other goodies you'd expect from a late-generation mobile phone, such as a 3-inch WVGA screen with 800x480 pixels of crystal-clear resolution, 7.2 Mbps HSDPA and WiFi, 1½GB of … Continue reading Gadget Monday – April 20, 2009