The best Gadgets and Design Week 31/2011
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Post It Notes – by Karim Rashid
Karim Rashid: When you have them on your desk, theyâ€™re really just nice and comfortable and kind of quiet. They have a personality, but theyâ€™re soft.
Featured on gizmodiva
Star Wars themed Xbox 360 Kinect – just design
Microsoft has rolled out a Star Wars themed Kinect bundle which will come packed with two games, Kinect Star Wars and Kinect Adventures, along with a 320 GB hard drive and a matching white Kinect sensor. The main console sports a R2D2 paint job and there is a shiny gold C3P0-inspired controller. It would hit stores in fall this year but still available for pre-order for a price of $449.
Featured on newlaunches
Back Seat Transparent Touchscreen Window – really amazing stuff
A group of designers from the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design has teamed up with engineers from Toyota to develop a technology called “Windows of the World”, which turns the window of the back seat of a car into an interactive transparent touchscreen.
Featured on infoniac
Unique Chess Set – Made from Camera Lenses:
The white lenses are Canon and the black are Nikon. You can even rent the chess set if you feel the need but itâ€™s not cheap. The lens chess set rents for $9,221 per week and the shipping runs into the thousand-dollar range. One can only imagine how much it would cost to purchase it.
Featured on technabob
SanDisk Ultra USB Flash Drive – Hands-On
So while SanDiskâ€™s latest Ultra USB Flash Drives might not have the largest capacity, or the most unique design. I think they still offer enough to be worthy of consideration over the cheap, gray-market alternatives carried at many stores these days.
Featured on ohgizmo
Cooling Sprays – made in Japan
Products such as â€œHokkyoku Monogatariâ€ (directly translated: Tales of the North Pole) offer a whole new method of cooling down in an interesting way. Not only are they convenient, they can be transformed into anything, ranging from a icy wristwatch to graffiti sprayed onto oneâ€™s body.
Featured on japan trends
Ear Dryer – good when you left the pool
This handy device effectively dries the outer ear canal in about one minute safely, comfortably, and naturally. The computer-controlled heater and fan come together to regulate airflow, temperature, and noise level.
Featured on gizmodiva
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