• Wear your favorite place on Earth

    Do you guys remember my belt buckle? It’s cool, right? What could be cooler than a QR code belt buckle? How about a silver brooch that displays a topographical map? I know, right?! Read More

  • Crazy rapidly-prototyped mystery rings

    These rings, which look like their made of rapid-prototyping plastic or cornstarch, have a 64 character message embedded in them, giving you instant geek cred with all your friends and neighbors. It’s not a real product but it’s definitely a cool application of rapid prototyping – essentially creating custom jewelry on the fly. Wouldn’t it be fun if there were rapid… Read More

  • HTML Head-tag earrings get you formatted, indexed, married (to me, at least)

    Much like the bobby pins made with microchips, if you’re a cute girl in Seattle and I see you wearing these HTML HEAD earrings, I will find a way to marry you on the spot, whether you like it or not. Bonus points if you like Warren Ellis, Clive Cussler, Transformers, cute chihuahuas, and PBR. HTML HEAD earrings [PopGadget] Read More

  • The Futurist: The Impending Liberation Of Mobile Phone Designs

    Much of a phone’s form factor is a result of the need for the device to, above all else, work as a phone. That is, it must be held against your face. Of course, this is changing. The past few years have seen Bluetooth headsets spread from middle managers to nightclubs. In a few years, the idea of actually talking directly into your phone will be as archaic as a rotary dial. That’s… Read More

  • Blingplayer Lets You Show Off Your Inner Crunk

    Oh boy. It was only a matter of time before every gadget on earth got blingified. The latest casualty is MediaReady’s new Blingplayer (normally spelled with all caps), a “fashion” music player that comes with a 1.8-inch display, video playback, MP3 and WAV playback, voice recording capabilities, and an FM tuner. But what about the bling? I’m glad you asked. Each… Read More