Sharper Image

  • CrunchDeals: Sharper Image Literati Wireless Reader

    CrunchDeals: Sharper Image Literati Wireless Reader

    Calling all first adopters and/or risk takers. Woot has a fun deal for you crazy folk this morning. For only $50 you can score a color ereader with WiFi! That’s less than John Biggs spends filling up his lovely purple Honda Fit. So what are the downsides? Well, honestly, if you’re asking that question than please don’t buy this. I’m 100% serious. If you don’t know… Read More

  • Sharper Image looks for a new image with cheap iPod docks

    Sharper Image looks for a new image with cheap iPod docks

    The Sharper Image is taking on new pricing strategies and channels of distribution with a cheap line of iPod docks to be sold outside malls and in places like department stores and Bed, Bath & Beyond. Click on for a few pics of different docks. Read More

  • Another bag with speakers. This time from Sharper Image

    Another bag with speakers. This time from Sharper Image

    Sharper Image (actually ENE, a company that sells under the Sharper Image brand) has just released what they call the SoundBag. It is a backpack that is said to improve the listening experience for people on the go. It incorporates a detachable flat panel speaker system that is made from fabric, making it hard to distinguish from other parts of the bag. Read More

  • Sharper Image up for sale

    Sharper Image up for sale

    While it’s no Ionic Breeze air purifier (“Now with more cancer!”), Sharper Image is up for sale after going through Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It’s shares recently closed at 23 cents. That’s right: the sellers of the RoboRaptor are in penny stock territory. “Given the present retail climate and specialty nature of the company, as well as the limited financing… Read More

  • Sharper Image's Jerry Levin, we hardly knew ye

    Sharper Image's Jerry Levin, we hardly knew ye

    Farewell, Jerry Levin. You recently resigned from the board of directors at the Sharper Image and now you’re trying to put together enough cash to buy the entire company. Good for you! That takes gigantic brass balls, by the way, since the stock price was hovering at around $40 three years ago and now it’s worth about 25 cents. I like your moxie, though, so the next time I start… Read More

  • Sharper Image suspends gift cards

    [photopress:the_sharper_image_gift_cards.jpg,full,left]That Sharper Image gift card you got for Xmas that you’ve been holding on to, waiting for the newest version of the Spider-man ionizing foot-massaging Teflon ashtray? It’s bunk. Due to its current bankruptcy, Sharper Image is suspending gift cards, at least for now. When they’re done with their restructuring, they’ll… Read More

  • Nostalgia Overload: Singing, Talking Robotic Elvis

    Nostalgia Overload: Singing, Talking Robotic Elvis

    Elvis may have permanently left the building, but he never left some people’s hearts. If you’re one of those people, $300 will get you a creepy animatronic Elvis that “comes to life — checking you out and talking you up.” The King also sings eight of his classics and, if the mood hits you, you can sing along using the glittering microphone/remote control that… Read More

  • Lamp with USB Charging Port

    , we thought we’d share this soon-to-be-released lamp that caught our wary but wandering eye. The SI561 is, by most accounts, a standard desk lamp, featuring a regular 3-prong power socket on the base to provide convenient power to your laptop or what have you. The fun here is that the lamp, which just cleared FCC for some reason, also sports a secondary USB port. There’s no data here… Read More