concepts

Like algae? Love lamps? Please read.

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/Latro_Lamp.jpg" />Just now you were wondering, "how can I get more algae in my day-to-day life?" Well, maybe not then, but you are now. N

Squishy batteries that fit A through D – probably not going to happen

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/size-changing-battery.jpg" />We have to give concept designers points for trying, but I don't think this resizable battery is going to fl

Mocca Pearl concept: espresso in the wilderness

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/moccapearl.jpg" />Okay, it's an egg-shaped version of the Moka Express <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/03/22/low-tech-coffee-its-

Monami, the hard drive concept with a leather top hat (kinda)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/monami.jpg" />Yeah... How much thought do you put into your hard drive purchase? Like, zero seconds? I mean, you check out the specs&mdas

Concept USB drive glows different colors for different file types

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/usb_final10b1.png" />This is a good idea, but... we basically already have it. I reviewed Western Digital's e-ink display-equipped <a hre

MacBook 3D concept: How long till it becomes a reality?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/macbook3d.jpeg" />What's most surprising about this next story is that it took so long to emerge. Presenting... someone's MacBook 3D mock

Inverted, ocean-bound "seascrapers": aqua-communes for the future?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/seascraper.jpg" />You guys, I'm freaking out about how cool these things could be. A recent skyscraper concept competition yielded some r

Motorola hard hat computer concept

“Look, honey! There’s a cyborg up on the telephone pole outside. Should we invite it in for some motor oil and finger sandwiches or do you think it’d try to kill us? Whup. Wait. It’s a repair

Swarming helicopters create 3D display

If we’re going to be killed by swarming robots, they might as well look good doing it. Scientists at the MIT SENSEable City lab created a 3D display using tiny remote controlled helicopters that

Concept bike from Peugeot looks amazing, but is it practical?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/puegot-concept-bicycle1-620x364.jpg" />The bicycle, my friends, has gone through many refinements, but not as many serious changes. Look

OLED board game pieces promise to take Carcassonne into the far future

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/0-1.jpg">My buddy Lou tells this story: he was with his girlfriend at the time and he got a call from a couple they knew. They couple inv

SmartFish concept aircraft swims in the air

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/Smartfish.jpg" alt="Smartfish" title="Smartfish" width="300" height="135" class="alignright size-full wp-image-135655" />The SmartFish ai

MSI's two-screen wonder looks a lot like that extinct OLPC 2.0

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/msi-003-620x681.jpg" />Remember that OLPC design that had <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/01/28/first-photos-of-the-new-olpc-20-n

"Rambler," another dubious but perhaps useful socket modification

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/rambler_socket_main-thumb-550x603-30665.jpg" />The common wall socket is, despite what you may think, a very well-engineered piece of wor

Custom Band-Aid dispenser for those foot-long paper cuts

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/longshort5.jpg" />Although the concept here is good, I can't help thinking that if you need a Band-Aid (elastic bandage, sorry) longer th

T3's "Netpad" puts a few new twists on the tablet format

Product differentiation is getting more and more difficult these days. The lozenge-shaped, touch-enabled, all-purpose computing device is fast on its way, and while things like the Courier are still s

Yeah, this Vertu concept looks better than most of the ‘real’ phones out there

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/vertu.jpg" />Apparently this phone is getting ready for a big Muay Thai match. It's a Vertu—“vertu” is “virture” in Frenc

Store your data on an ice cream bar with deliciously easy file transfers

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/hard_img003.jpg" alt="popsicle" />Yum. Ice cream bars and external data solutions are, without a doubt, two of my favorite things. Actually,

Screw cooking with gas, I wanna cook with lasers

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/cookinginthefuture-1_kb2yw_17621.jpg" />When appliance heavyweight Electrolux has a design contest, you know there's going to be some cra

Portable housing concepts

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/000117.jpg" />So due to the financial crisis, you've lost your mcmansion, the wife left and took the kids, the bank took the car, and all
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