Wish List. How Technology Is Transforming The Kitchen & Making Us All Chefs. When we stop to think about the ways technology has impacted our lives, the obvious ones like the workplace, entertainment and how we learn and consume information comes to mind.
But what we don't realise is just how much it has affected our personal space. With more and more people in the world, there's less space to work with and so more efficient means of using this space is needed. Of all these spaces, the kitchen has undergone the greatest change. What was the home of cookbooks and large unwieldy stoves has now become sleeker and better designed.
Now, you're more likely to see iPads and other devices helping you with your cooking, brewing coffee for you and room temperature. Below, we gathered the best ways to take advantage of this as well as giving you a glimpse into what might feature in the kitchen of the future. Concept Designs Renewable energy kitchen [Via Design Taxi] Electromagnetic Laser Cutter Mobile Induction Heat Plate Prisma Toncelli Kitchen [Via PSFK] [Via Design Milk] Foodily. Cool and useful tech curation. Onbile - Create your mobile website with premium templates. How to Remove YouTube Logo & Branding from Embedded Videos & Player. YouTube dropped a little bombshell of a news announcement yesterday on their blog when they released two new changes for embedded videos.
The first is the addition of HD Preview Images for videos higher than 480p. But the potentially-huge news is that YouTube has enabled publishers to remove the YouTube logo from embedded videos. New HD YouTube Preview/Thumbnail Images First things first, the HD Preview Images. Which would probably be pretty cool news on its own if it weren't dropped into a post with the other piece of information. But now that changes. That is a huge improvement. YouTube's Logo ► Now Optional on Embedded YouTube Videos This is the news that will get most of the attention, rightfully so.
While it might, on the surface, sound like a small change, it has big implications. Enterprise level online video platforms have been selling their product for years by reminding customers that if they go with YouTube they'll have that logo on all their content. ? ... src=" ... Apple - iPhone - MiamiBR. Wrap'It Headphone Organizer. Earbuds where you need them! by Paul Hanna.
Thanks for taking the time to learn more about Wrap'It. With your help we can make the nightmare of tangled headphones a thing of the past! What is Wrap'It? Wrap'It is a innovative new headphone organizer that attaches directly to your smartphone, mp3 player, kindle, laptop, ipad or other smoothed back electronic device or case. Wrap'It does not require any adhesives or glues that may cause damage, instead it uses a suction cup to firmly and safely attach. The reason Wrap'It is an improvement over other headphone organizers you may have seen on the market is because of the fact that it attaches directly to your device. Sometimes it takes a common problem to manifest into a simple solution. Where Wrap'It is now Thanks to some incredibly supportive family members we have been able to do our first very small production run of Wrap'It.
If you are one of the first 50 backers you can get a Wrap'It for only $5! Note: Apple headphones not included unless otherwise stated in rewards section. I'm Watch. Check Out This Awesome iPhone-Compatible iWatch Concept. Digital wrist-wear has come a long way since calculator watches.
Now there are products like the I’m Watch and multiple wearable cases that turn the iPod Shuffle into a high-tech ticker. But if none of the current offerings are doing it for you, maybe this one will. The iWatch 2 is an iOS-compatible wristwatch that has enough features to make James Bond himself jealous… As the name suggests, the iWatch 2 is ADR Studio‘s second iteration of the product. If the name sounds familiar, it’s because these are the same guys behind the SJ iPhone concept we showed you earlier this year. If its sharp looks don’t impress you, then maybe its feature set will. Keep in mind that the iWatch 2 is only in the concept phase, and there’s no word on if it will ever materialize. If available, would you buy an iWatch 2? Crimson Aluminum Frame Case for the iPhone 4 Review.
I received a handful of iPhone 4 cases to review over the last several months, including the Crimson Aluminum Frame Case.
Its design and form-factor set it apart from the rest of the crowd. My hope was the design would allow better reception while not compromising on usability or protection….we shall see. Box Contents: Crimson Aluminum Frame Case for iPhone 4 Allen wrench and 2 spare screws included One set (Anti-fingerprint, front / rear) of Crimson Premium Film Surface Protectors Crimson includes everything you need for installation, plus a bonus set of screen protectors and cleaning cloth. Features: Precision CNC machined Aircraft-grade aluminum frames Engineering-grade resin corner guards Stainless steel screws Durable anodized or polished finishes Weighs only 19 grams Unobstructed access to all ports, controls, and camera Works with all iPhone 4 models – GSM and CDMA The Frame Case is relatively minimalistic; while being lightweight, it’s rigid and provides good protection.
Motorized Inversion Table. Since we live in an era where most things are motorized or at least have some sort of robotics function built-in, don’t you think it makes sense to have a Motorized Inversion Table as well for fitness buffs?
This rather unique inversion table will be able to gently recline and return to its upright position at the touch of a button. Just what benefits does inversion therapy bring to the table? For starters, it helps alleviate back pain through the decompression of the spine, helping relieve pressure on nerves as well as realign the ligaments that support the back. There is also an adjustable rotation control to make sure you are able to achieve your ideal angle of incline, even being completely inverted if you will, in a single, smooth motion driven by the quiet motor. In addition to that, the vented, injection-molded plastic bed will further reduce friction in order for the body to readjust itself comfortably. The asking price? LuminAID provides cheap, solar-powered light when you need it Nine amazing wearable gadgets for sporty geeks. A sport lover would always like to go for such a gadget that is versatile and hence can resist all accidents.
For instance, an athlete would prefer such a gadget that does not break easily and has a robust body. Same way a swimmer would prefer a waterproof or water resistant gadget that must have a waterproof and tight shield on it. At the same time, most of the sport lovers would prefer to go for such gadgets that can be worn and carried out along with them. The wearable gadgets fulfill this need of a sporty geek. Here is a description of some wearable gadgets. 1. Wav wireless mp3 player is a cool gadget for swimmers. 2. The Nike + iPod sport gadget is meant for runners and athletes. 3. This gadget might be the coolest one because of the smart and intelligent idea behind its concept of working. 4. Beat is a cool jacket that holds the whole world of music in it. 5. This gadget includes the Nike Sport Band. 6. 7. As the name suggests, it is meant for fitness exercising people. 8. 9. Robot baby sends shivers down the spine.
When you mention the word “robot”, what comes into your mind?
Most of us would have thought of characters from Transformers, or even Go-Bots (if you know what I am talking about, then you’re about in the same age bracket as me), and perhaps even the Terminator. Those who think that Chucky is scary enough might want to check out this particular robot that mimics a human baby, positively sending chills down my spine when I look at the YouTube video of it in “action”. Created by the UK’s Chris Clarke, this robotic baby will writhe around, struggling in its crib in such a convincing manner that we have taken yet another step closer to the uncanny valley.
This is one baby that I hope it will never grow up, and someone might just make a new genre in movies – techno-horror, where robots like these go on a murdering spree, only to have good ol’ Chucky intervene and save the day for us humans. I won’t diss those dolls anymore, I promise, as there is an even greater nemesis out there now. Source. MAKE. Smartphone Booklet by Ilshat Garipov. Not a Pamphlet, It’s a Smartphone Clutch your pearls because I’m about to say something amazing – nanoparticles!
Yes these tiny, near invisible objects can revolutionize the bio medical, optical and electronic fields so designer Ilshat Garipov put pen to paper and came up with the Smartphone Booklet – a disposable phone as thin as a cardboard made possible by switching from traditional silicon to nanoparticles. The Booklet unfolds like a pamphlet with each side representing a commonly used application or function. Manufacturers can cut it to any size and once it’s worn out, just recycle it. Don’t worry about private information because everything is served from a cloud. How close is this to reality? Designer: Ilshat Garipov. Hack your monitor to only be visible with special glasses 15 Awesome Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Gadgets - Best DIY gadgets, diy gadgets, DIY gizmos, do it youself gadgets, do it youself gadgets gadgets 2012, do it youself gizmos, do it youself tech toys, do it youself toys.
Flotspotting: Jose Hurtado's Tandem with a Twist. Posted by Ray | 20 Jan 2012 | Comments (15) Spanish designer José Hurtado started out as an architect before shifting his focus to industrial design.
Among the projects in his newly-launched portfolio, one project in particular jumped out: the "Twist" bicycle concept. Twist [is] not just a bike, [it] is a union between people. Sometimes a change of direction in your life helps you to find yourself. With Twist, the change of direction will lead you to meet and enjoy the people, like you, who love cycling, mobility and [a healthy lifestyle]. The bike is designed to be reversible; hence, the unusual shape of the frame and positioning of the handlebars and saddle.
The bike frame has a single arm that holds the wheel on two points, thus preventing movement and anchoring it securely. Thus, the hubless wheels aren't just for show: they serve as a point of attachment for a second frame, such that the tandem bike becomes a mirror image of itself when viewed in profile: Draco Design DRACO IV Case for iPhone 4/4S Review. It seems like every day there’s a new case out for the iPhone, and today is no different. Today I submit for your perusal a review of an aluminum bumper-style case from Japanese design firm Draco Design, the Draco IV. Is there enough here to differentiate it from the competition, or is it just another also-ran? Read on to find out. Let’s just get this out of the way first thing: the design of the Draco IV is gorgeous.
Even if it rendered the iPhone completely unusable, this is a case that will turn heads and make people ask if you’ve somehow managed to get an iPhone 5 before everyone else. We’ve been over this aluminum bumper case road before, so we kind of know what to expect here, and the Draco IV falls comfortably within in the status quo for the most part: Assembly Like most other aluminum case designs, this is a two-part case, one piece enclosing three sides of the phone, and one long piece finishing off the remaining side. Fit & Finish Reception General Use Product Information. iConvert Lets The iPad Scanning Frenzy Begin. By David Ponce I’m being overly enthusiastic here. I mean, lets face it: who still has paper?
… Well, ok, maybe a couple of you still do, and I guess that’s why the iConvert exists. I guess my point is that no one is excited about paper; it’s just one of those figments of a distant past we still have to live with. And for as long as this is the case, and people are still buying iPads, there might be a place for this portable scanning machine. It’s $150 and ships in February. [ Product Page ] VIA [ UberGizmo ] Security & Spy Stuff. How to Make an iPad Textbook in Under Five Minutes. The most popular products for today! Fuze Custom Earphones – DIY Audiologist Kit. We all know that custom-fitted earphones are going to give you the best fit, isolation, and stay in place better than your standard supplied headphones, but this normally involves a trip to the audiologist and normally isn’t a cheap solution. Fuze supplies custom earphones in a DIY kit that takes around 15 minutes to fit.
You can relive your childhood memories of playing with play-doh and plasticine as you mix together the BioFuzion healthcare-grade material before molding the material around the earbuds in your ear. The kit comes with Fuze stereo drivers, BioFuzion earpiece material ( pre-measured ) , instructional web video, and soft storage pouch and is available in red, blue, black, purple, hot pink, bright orange and beige. Available from the Earfuze store starting from $34. New Amazing Transparent Smart Digital Window Introduced by Samsung [Video] Jan 16 If futuristic digital designs are you thing, then have a look at this latest gizmo presented by Samsung at the CES trade show in Las Vegas. This new type of window is in fact a transparent touchscreen that will allow you to check out the weather outside while staying in touch with all your favorite websites. Samsung digital window can be installed wherever the user wishes: in the kitchen, to check out various recipes, in the bedroom, for early news in the morning or in the hallway, instead of a regular window.
And you don’t have to worry about your neighbors seeing what you are doing, as the back of the screen will not allow it.The device is 46″ in diagonal, and will feature a pixel count of 1366 x 768. To ensure its “window-status”, the people over at Samsung also came up with an interesting application consisting of an on-screen switch that draws the blinds- just check out the video below to see how it’s done. TweetShare on Tumblr via freshome.com Similar Posts: 20 Gadgets That Innovate Ordinary Things. Do you love gadgets? Well, if you are going to answer “No”, you probably just don’t know what I mean. Gadgets are little (and huge) devices that are meant to make our lives easier. They do not necessarily mean any technological innovations, sometimes these are ordinary things with enhanced functionality.
So today I am going to show you how daily-routine things may be optimized so that you could never imagine. You have dreamed about them without even knowing this is possible! Love singing when taking shower? Are you lazy? Let your dog peek outside with this awesome Pet Peek gadget (via PetPeek): Another gadget for your yard: a ball-shaped glass bird feeder (via WhereDidYouBuyThat): Here’s another gadget for your yard birds: solar bird house – it has has a solar panel that charges a small battery. A perfect example of an ordinary thing getting optimized: The Drinkin’ Tray (via slightlywarped.com) Who knew there are so many devices to store and transport bananas? Post image by Aitor Escauriaza. Suicidal Metal Wall Clock Counts to a Century, Falls Apart. 30 Bizarre and Creative Packaging Design Examples. » Concept – cooking pot Future technology. Fridge concept on Industrial Design Served. Racer Bike by Allen Chester G. Zhang. 11 cheap gifts guaranteed to impress science geeks.
Hug Chair by Ilian Milinov. Engineers-ring.jpg (JPEG Image, 471x354 pixels) Best of Yanko Design 2011. Gadgets. Flyboard lets you fly like a bird, swim like a dolphin.