Mugs

  • Kovert Is A GPS That Lets You Keep Your Phone In Your Pocket To Foil Would-Be Muggers

    Kovert Is A GPS That Lets You Keep Your Phone In Your Pocket To Foil Would-Be Muggers

    When walking through a sketchy neighborhood that you don't know well, it doesn't always feel like a good idea to have your phone out. Disrupt Hackathon entrant Kovert is an app that allows you to keep your phone tucked away out of sight while giving you walking directions through buzz signals. As makers Scott Jones and Andrew Askedall pointed out onstage, following a GPS app with your phone in… Read More

  • Heat powered arcade mugs

    Heat powered arcade mugs

    Mugs are like jeans. You go through several different ones before you settle on a favorite. But once you find one, hell can freeze over before you use something else. And ThinkGeek’s new temperature sensitive arcade mugs will be able to tell you when that happens. Read More

  • The Non-Mug Mug Won't Burn Your Fingers

    If your coffee is too hot, and you’re (like us) not a fan of mugs (makes us look a little too Lumbergh for our tastes), then you might want to look at this nifty ceramic cup from Stephen Reed. It’s a regular cup with raised ridges running along the longitude, so your fingers are actually insulated from the scalding liquid via air. Clever. Reed says his inspiration was computer heat… Read More