This MP3 player is extremely rudimentary with only has one button — a Play/Stop button — making it more basic than an iPod shuffle. The cool thing here though is the Skinny Player, as it's called, isn't powered by a battery. It runs off of your body heat.
What if you could activate a bright AMOLED screen for regular phone tasks and then switch to an E Ink display while its on standby to conserve battery power? The result is a smartphone that could last more than one day — requiring less recharges. That's what the Second Life Mobile Phone Concept is.
Printers are big and bulky — even the small ones. They sit there collecting dust for the most part and never see any real innovation. The Hanging Printer is different — it's designed to cut the clutter and give you back your desk space.
Normally, concept designs are at least loosely based on existing technologies, making them seem possible and somewhat realistic. But not this Universal Translator! I'm not sure we'll have the technology to actually produce this thing in 20 years, let alone now.