Philips has just unleashed a combination speaker system and dual-deck docking station, complete with glowing lights and a pair of 5.25-inch subwoofers. The two "turntable" docks for iPhones or iPods lets the user mix, scratch and dominate their way to digital DJ stardom.
This is one of those little gadgets that is so unbelievably simple you sort of wonder where it's been hiding all your life. For those of us who struggle with knots and tangles in our headphones, "The Sinch" provides an anchor to hold your cord in place as you wind it around your device.
It's like a car accident; you don't want to look but you can't turn away. The idea of dropping your iPad into batter and then into oil is a terrifying thought…and yet you are wondering. What would it look like? Thanks to photographer Henry Hargreaves you don't have to wonder any more.
For those of us with the ability to see and hear without difficulty, the Lorm hand-touch alphabet may be an unfamiliar method of communication. But for many, it is essential. Now, thanks to a new device, Lorm users will be able to communicate via text messages.
Sequestering ourselves in sonic bubbles of MP3 music players can make a crowded city suddenly seem a lot less social. But now a clever designer has come up with a possible solution for our high fidelity-driven isolation.
Finland gets dark during the winter. Very dark. That's why they experience high rates of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Some interesting devices have been created to help; one of which is the Valkee, a portable iPod-like device launched in 2010 that delivers 8-12 minute doses of light directly to the brain via your ear canal.
There are a lot of factors to look at when choosing a portable media player: design, portability, a wide number of compatible formats, price. Oh, and being shaped like a droid from Star Wars.
Equipping the visually impaired with new tools to navigate our world is a problem many tinkerers are working on but few have come up with such slick solution as the Tacit glove.
Perhaps more than any major metropolis, Tokyo has turned the art of umbrella usage into a fine art, which makes the introduction of the Fanbrella seem like an inevitable innovation.
Here at DVICE we often make humorous quips about how this or that device may help you when disaster strikes, but for the last two days I've been dealing with the aftermath of the Sendai Earthquake here in Tokyo, Japan and I've actually had the opportunity to put many of our geek-centric theories to the test.