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.
The most amazing thing about this Fujitsu Design Award winning concept is that five years ago it would have looked outlandish, but today this amazing touchscreen modular computer looks absolutely possible.
In the not too distant future, street-based charity workers may very well be replaced by a mechanical alternative that returns a bit of entertainment value in exchange for your donation.
If you've ever wondered what it would be like to have your finely toasted bread emerge from a plastic, egg-like sarcophagus in much the same way as Darth Vader in The Empire Strikes Back, then have we got a toaster for you.
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.
As rapidly as our technology is advancing, it's not completely unrealistic to think that one day we'll be able to simply lay down onto a platform and have our DNA automatically cloned. Such a science fictional contraption is exactly what one British artist had in mind with his latest work.
Most of us may be over the Tron-ification of nearly everything now that the movie is event has passed, but one installation in Milan has upped the ante on Tron designs with an amazing neon-laced take on an actual living space.