• MU Interactive Table: You know, for kids

    So this thing, called MU, is a “multi-media installation” that shows kids some kind of music and fairy tale thing that teaches them “hearing, musical, and creation.” Now kids need computers. Amen. But what they don’t need is computers teaching them “hearing, musical, and creation.” They “hear” every day, they can play music with a bucket and… Read More

  • IntuiLab lets you blow things up with your hands.

    New games are always a cause for excitement. Ubisoft’s R.U.S.E. is a highly anticipated RTS set to release early 2010. But even cooler is the fact that you can play it on one of IntuiLab’s large multi-touch tables, and kill things just by touching them. Read More

  • It's like Marble Madness, except it's a desk.

    You could drop a few grand on a desk, and it’d still be just that: a desk. Plain and simple, little more than an extravagant dinner tray. Tineke Beunder wanted more than that. Tineke Beunder wanted a desk that wowed all that dared rest their eyes on it. So Tineke Beunder built “Marbelous”, the awesome work of woodcarving you see above. Drop the marbles through the top… Read More

  • Apple Climbs To Third Place In US Desktop Market

    Gartner and IDC have reported that Apple has climbed to third place in the US desktop market, with a market share of approximately 7.8 to 8.5%. Worldwide, Apple has yet to crack the top 5 spots, but in the USA Apple has finished almost tied for third place with Acer (the new merged Acer-Gateway). Dell retains top spot in the USA with 31.9% of the market, and HP is in second place with… Read More

  • Surface-alike table

    [ It’s a big freaking table. Read More

  • Sun Table powers laptop, costs roughly as much as a whole pallet of extra laptop batteries

      Bolt four sticks onto a giant solar panel and what do you get? That’s right, a $3600 table that charges in 3 hours and can power your laptop and other crud using a built-in 150-watt power inverter hooked up to a NiMH battery. I’m going to buy this as soon as summer rolls around. And by "buy" I mean "not buy" because I won’t have that kind of money… Read More

  • Table Offers Glimpse of Future Social Interaction

    This table has been all over the blogosphere recently, but I just can’t resist talking about it. Still in the idea phase, designer Ross McBride’s Time Table uses electro-luminescent film to display a digital clock on the entire surface of the table, which is only 6cm thick. The table includes an alarm and a timer switch so it can turn off at night. The lights also can be shut off… Read More