A clever design that does something in a new way is something we appreciate 'round these parts. This time? The humble zipper is up. Keep your hoodie zipped up, and you'll just see a hand. Zipped down a bit, and you've got the Vulcans' customary greeting.
In terms of design, the iPod Nano and the Shuffle are really the standout contenders. (The iPod Touch? It really has become just an iPhone without calling.) The Shuffle returned to form with a classic clickwheel, yet we love iPod Nano's fresh, versatile design.
Responding to an art-meets-innovation challenge set out by Nike, British tinkerer Nick Marsh created this pair of Nike Wii sneakers that sends normal Wii fitness exercises into overdrive.
We all love those silent hand/finger gestures Special Ops teams use in the movies when they're about to attack. Now a pair of high-tech gloves gives firefighters the same kind of cool hand-speak in the service of saving lives.
Own a lot of gadgets? Well, Scottevest is hoping that it's a hassle to carry them all around, and that you actually want to. If you can't leave the house without your phone, iPad, DS, camera and more, then check this out.
One of the coolest parts of Iron Man 2 was when Tony Stark unveiled his suitcase suit, which got him fully equipped in a matter of seconds. Unfortunately, it's not quite realistic enough for you to own yet, but here's the next best thing: a molded leather suit that looks just like it.
Here's a weird concept from an even weirder source: a pair of heat-to-energy cellphone charging boots from European telecom giant Orange. Called "Orange Power Wellies" after the popular rain boot, the kicks use a power-generating sole that charge a phone faster the more active the wearer gets.
Designer Ravi Ratan has come up with what is possibly the most dapper way to store you data: a pair of cufflinks. Each tiny drive holds 2GB worth of data — 4GB for a pair — though the accessories command a pretty high price.
Designer Seahope has fashioned this Robot 1259C Watch, which, with its LED "eyes" looks like the kind of thing a Cylon or Knight Rider would run around with. The LEDs don't bounce back and forth in rapid succession as you...
No boring flat watch faces for watchmaker Maximilian Busser. Nope, and no boring names, either: this here is the Horological Machine Number 3 Frog, and Busser designed it to "bring a child's sense of awe and sense of playfulness" to...