Electronic displays are almost always a compromise. LCDs are great, except they suck down power. E-ink is great, except that it can't do video. If these two types of displays were to have a love child, it would be Mirasol, since the Mirasol display seems to be good at just about everything.
The only way to describe the Polaroid's Lady Gaga event is to liken it to an ant farm, because that's exactly how it felt waiting for her fashionably late eyewear announcement. Nonetheless, Gaga fans will recall that a couple of years back, the queen of strange donned a pair of glasses with iPod screens in the place of lenses. Today, Gaga unveiled the Polarez, a Gaga-fied pair of glasses with a built in camera and two screens that will make you look even more ridiculous at your next party.
How much do you love your iPad? I mean, really, love your iPad? OhMiBod, creator of a tasteful line of personal massagers has a new app called Body Heat for iPhone and iPad. This gives "multitouch screen" a whole new meaning.
The future is definitely going to be wireless, and not just when it comes to data. eCoupled has been figuring out ways to power and charge all of your stuff without wires, from cell phones to laptops to Tesla Roadsters.
When you think of a hardcore PC gaming machine — even a portable one — a 7-inch device doesn't really come to mind, ever. Razer, makers of some of the coolest gaming accessories on the planet showed off the Switchblade, a prototype device with a 7-inch multitouch screen that can handle anything your Alienware tower can.
InnoVision Labs' HoloAd Diamond is a refractive holographic exhibition display with a neat extra feature: it can play video files, making it double as one spiffy 3D holographic TV.
See this box? Inside it is a little clothing shop for dolls. See that woman's head? It's not a projection, it's being displayed on the world's largest transparent AMOLED screen.
Now, here is a product that everyone can use in their house: a power strip that pivots to fit anywhere and accommodate any electrical plug. Originally just a concept, Jake Zien's innovative outlet design is finally a real product thanks to social product design network, Quirky.
What's so special about Mophie's new plastic case for fourth-generation iPod Touches? Only that it has integrated stereo speakers and haptic feedback vibration that's dependent on the audio of whatever game is on. We went hands-on with Mophie's Pulse and here's what we thought about it.
Surface, the ultimate multi-touch table, is one of the most incredibly cool projects that Microsoft has been working on for the last few years, and they've just introduced a brand new version that's not only significantly slimmer, it's smarter too.