Even in the age of neon-laced Tron revivals, it's clear that the art of steampunk is here to stay, and may even begin to find its way into real world products.
If a female friend ever asks your advice, as an experienced geek, what she should wear to meet her confirmed technophile date, we have the perfect suggestion for you: The Animated Pen Nib Dress.
Now that summer is here it's time to discover innovative ways to cool down. Thus this amphibious ice cream truck seems like the best place to start.
Seriously, these Fujitsu concept computers are getting a bit out of hand. There are so many designs to love that it breaks our hearts when we have to remember none of them are real. Each design was drafted with the theme of "A Life with Future Computing" in mind. We've rounded up the best designs from Fujitsu's Design Award 2011 Competition organized by DesignBoom here for you, so hurry on over and check out a glimpse of the future of mobile computing.
Although the official 25th anniversary for the legendary game Super Mario Bros. arrived in the waning months of 2010, Nintendo has just unveiled a fashion pairing to commemorate the video game benchmark.
The interesting thing about those 1980s Star Trek Next Generation episodes is how those very fake looking control panels (black glass with colorful shapes for interfaces) are now, in the wake of the iPhone and iPad, becoming quite realistic. Thus this latest concept device is less pie-in-the sky design fancy, and now just another realistic alternative.
Several Japanese handset makers have tried, but it looks like this time one has finally gotten their would-be iPhone competitor right, and it's called the INFOBAR.
Some of the latest entries in Fujitsu's ongoing design contest are truly testing the boundaries of gadget innovation, the latest being the concept "flexbook," an amazingly petite fold-up computer.
At this point the only feature missing from the ever-changing category of smartphones like the iPhone is durability. Now this new Paper Phone prototype may mean the beginnings of a new phone paradigm for the future of mobile devices.
One of the coolest things about modern travel is experiencing the cool new designer hotels around the world. But if you've ever dreamed of spending a weekend aboard your sci-fi vision of a space station, the Yotel should be your first stop.