Category: Just Plain Weird

DoCoMo Develops Strange New Interface

Just when you accepted the idea that the touch screen was about as high-tech an interface as technology currently allows, NTT DoCoMo has revealed a gadget at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona t…

Pizza…in a vending machine?!

So what do you normally buy from a vending machine? A chocolate bar, some sweets, maybe some crisps, hell even a drink? I certainly won't be from now on. I'll be having a pizza.

Oh dear yo…

Combi iPod Bouncer Starts the iBranding Ridiculously Early

It's no secret that iPods and ipod accessories are everywhere, and that many companies think that you can throw an "i" in front of a product name and it will sell better. The trend seem…

Are You a Twitter Terrorist?

The U.S. Army has released a report regarding Terrorism 2.0. In the report, published by the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, there is a chapter entitled "Potential for Terrorist Use of Twi…

X Sting Wish stops the fire

Sometimes, designers take a look at devices and ask why we do things a certain way. Take fire extinguishers, for example. They are confusing to use with a canister in one hand and a hose in the other….

Scratch and Sniff DVD’s Seem Scents-less

OK, I admit it, this post has a very, very bad title, but the idea I am writing about is very, very bad. Digital Card, a CD and DVD replication company is offering Rub & Smell CD, DVD, HD-DVD and…

Japanese Offer Quick Fix for Computer Problems – Pray

Have you protected your laptop from all the nasties out there? Is your virus scan software and your adware scanner working? What about a S.M.A.R.T. monitor for your hard drive? How about a blessing f…

The FuChat lets you know when you’re getting too emotional

Sometimes I think that gadgets are getting a little too smart these days. This one concept phone known as the FuChat could be one of them.

The FuChat is able to empathetically detect a user's e…

Armpit Adertising Captures the Imagination

If you think that watching advertisements is the pits, then vote now. Deodorant Manufacturer Right Guard was the first to raise their hand and agree. In fact, they have pitted themselves against again…

I Know There is a Line – Does the Female RoboSapien Cross It?

This Femisapien, made by WowWee, is odd; it just is. You see, it is a female robot complete with a dancing mode, female walk, emotive sound language, and a kissing mode. No, I am not making this up, a…