As China continues its rise to tech prominence, its geeks slowly begin to emerge with their own brand of DIY innovation, as in the case of amazing concept phone called the Origami Handset.
Stop cramming your friends into that tiny studio apartment for parties. It's time to upgrade. Sure Hyun-Seok Kim's design is just a concept (for now), but it makes us land dwellers yearn for a mega-yacht of our very own. Complete with a hot tub, indoor garden, luxury pool and golf green, the Voronoi was definitely designed with fun in mind.
Here's an idea that somebody should run away with. Fang-Chun Tsai's Collector USB flash drive is a concept kit that takes all of your spare MicroSD memory cards and combines them to create a USB flash drive.
Sometimes less is more. In the Triple Flip smartphone concept's case — we'd happily take a dumb phone over this mishmosh. For the love of ponies, let's hope Nokia's partnership with Microsoft to make Windows Phone 7 smartphones doesn't end up anything like this.
The recent Geneva motor show had more than a few surprises in the way of concept cars, including a powerful yet tiny zero-emissions roadster from Smart called the Forspeed.
Take a look inside the bag of an early-adopter techie and what do you think you'll find? Probably a smartphone and a tablet. What if your smartphone was your tablet too? You'd be able to ditch the bag and go for a stroll with a tablet in your pocket.
It's tempting to think of sports cars as carnivores, but Nissan's ESFLOW electric production concept is more of a herbivore. Despite its aggressive look, inside it's really just a Leaf.
British designer Philip Pearce's Flexiphone concept is a doozy. While the concept phone is anything but elegant, the idea that its battery can charge itself up in 30 seconds would be remarkable — not to mention a real life saver in many realistic situations.
Designer Ma Yi Xuan's Double USB concept design is exactly how every USB plug should be, moving forward. No more shoving a USB cable into your computer the wrong way.
The Line Phone is a concept phone that hails from China and won the gold award at the 2010 Furong Cup "Digital Product and Service Design Competition." Well, it deserved to win the gold. The phone is so adaptive, we're still stoked after watching this video three times.