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Posted on Jan 26 2010 - 9:47pm by simon
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An artist has created an oddly compelling electronic work that basically begins a perpetual cycle on eBay in which it attempts to sell itself to the highest bidder over and over again. On the outside the box is just that; a black, shiny cube with no notable features to speak of. It is undeniably minimalist and arty, but it is its internal workings that contain all of the clever gadgets and gizmos. The box can connect to the internet via an Ethernet cable and a broadband connection and it will then automatically add itself as a listing...

If you have ever found yourself in a complete blind panicsearching for your mobile phone you might appreciate this little gadget by ZOMM. This puck shaped key chain can locate your phone with its built in tracker but this is not it’s main selling point. ZOMM have designed the device to pair with your mobile phone via bluetooth so you can take incoming calls even when you can not access your phone. It also includes a panic button that will allow users to make an emergency call even if their phone is locked in a different room (up...

Quite often there comes a time when we find ourselves diving (quite literally, in this case) into the weird world of weird art and this is certainly one of those times. What’s more, if you ever visit Mexico (and, indeed, if you’re ever allowed to visit Mexico) then you too could be diving into the weird world of weird art too thanks to the quite unique sculptures of British artist Jason de Caires Taylor that will be sunk to the depths of one of the world’s most visited sites in the National Marine Park of Cancuna. Between...

Recently exhibiting at the Gadget Show Live 2009 was a company supplying a very handy device for locating lost or mislaid important items such as keys, mobile phones or even a car in the local car park. Loc8tor is a fantastic gadget that will bring some comfort to those that have panicked not knowing where they have parked the car in a multi-storey car park. However there is another extremely handy use for this gadget and that is locating children, pets or even elderly confused relatives. ...

Microsoft has dropped its proposed bid to buy out search giant Yahoo. Microsoft had wanted Mihoo, or Yacrosoft (or maybe just MY!), to compete with the seemingly untouchable Google for the search king title. Having raised their initial bid from $44.6bn to $47.5bn, Microsoft has withdrawn because they were not willing to meet the $53bn valuation set by Yahoo. Websites and Internet businesses have set a truly astonishing benchmark when it comes to valuations and bid prices. Yahoo are demanding more than $50bn for a company that has a fairly...

MySpace – never a website to shy away from trying new things – is launching a MySpace karaoke service. The new site, released on Tuesday and found at ksolo.myspace.com enables users to sing along to any of their favourite hits. This move comes in light of the recent purchase, by MySpace’s parent company News Corp of the karaoke website ksolo.com. The unique blend of the karaoke feature and MySpace music uploading means that registered users will also have the chance, should they desire that chance, to upload their efforts to...

The modern world is great! It allows you to keep in contact with business associates and your nearest and dearest any time and anywhere.  The problem is people can also get hold of you 24 seven in one way or another.  So we have found a gadget that will relieve you of duty at one turn of a cube! Tame is a device that syncs all of your equipment and email accounts including social networking sites.  At one turn of the cube you mobile phone, email auto responder, instant messenger status and facebook account’s status can be updated. Each...

Posted on Feb 9 2008 - 11:05pm by Richard Sharp
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You may have read our post about the transformers usb flash drive the other day and thought it was cool, well I am happy to report that we have found some equally cool clothing gadgets for you in the form of belt buckles! Yes that’s right! Belt buckles – in the form of some of my favourite films, gadgets and cartoons. There is a buckle with the transformers syblol, a Darth vader mask and even a classic nintendo controller! To pick up one of these fantastic belt buckles pop along to the think geek website today. ...

Digital cowboy have designed and launched an innovative laptop cooling platform/rest that has some awesome cooling power. The digital cowboy CRF-102 cooler has a 22 cm fan that circulates at 600 rpm. The platform measures 30 cm x 27 cm x 2.5 cm and can tilt at an angle up to 15 degrees. This cooler retails at just 45 dollars in Japan so it should be a good price when it reaches Europe later this year. ...