• Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon Deep Quest 3000m Diver Watch Hands-On

    The popularity of dive watches means that there are always going to be lots of new ones each year. One of my favorite new ones for 2011 is from Ball, and it is the Engineer Hydrocarbon Deep Quest 3000m diver. I will just call it the “Ball 3000m” diver for short. This super diver is water resistant to 3000 meters and carries Ball’s signature cool engineered looks. Chunky… Read More

  • Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon Spacemaster Orbital Watch: Some Watch!

    ABlogtoRead posted a little bit on the Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon Spacemaster, a mouthful of a watch with some of the most striking styling I’ve seen in a while. I got to see this piece back at JCK and was extremely impressed. Ball is famous for their gas tube lume and they cover their watches with the stuff. The expected life of the lume is about 25 years, at which point you can have… Read More

  • Puyocon: Ball-shaped, squeezable input interface (videos)

    The Puyocon wants to be for PCs what the Wiimote became for game consoles: An alternative input interface that doesn’t require pressing buttons but arm movements from users in order to control what’s going on on the screen. The small device is the brainchild of the so-called Entertainment Computing Laboratory [JP] at Japan’s Tsukuba University. The Puyocon is a ball-shaped… Read More

  • Spyball: Capture the face of God

    Throw this to the heavens and trigger its eye. Send the robotic ball into the deepest caves and have it take photographs of his swart majesty. Expand your mind and let the ball roll in. The WowWee Spyball will let you watch anything anywhere over a Wi-Fi connection – basically has a web server built in. You can even control it remotely. Read More

  • Orb Ball Recorder: Not that kind of ball recorder

    Apparently you simply drop an SD card into this bugger, press a button, and take pictures. It’s designed to fit almost anywhere — they recommend the eyeball of a mannequin — and records up to six hours of video on a 2GB card. Sadly it lasts only 3 hours on battery but that’s enough to roll it through the bus station for some hot upskirt action. Wait… hot… Read More