Snapzoom: The Universal Smartphone Scope Adapter by HI Resolution Enterprises — Kickstarter - Iceweasel (Build 20120314104625) Aloha Kickstarter we are Daniel Fujikake and Mac Nguyen of HI Resolution Enterprises. We live and work in Honolulu, and our inspiration for Snapzoom was born of our passion for surfing and photography. About a year ago we started using binoculars as a telephoto lens for our smartphones. We were amazed with the quality of the photos and videos, but connecting our phones with the scopes was pretty frustrating. We set out to find a simple solution and came up with Snapzoom the universal smartphone scope adapter. A Retinal Prosthetic Powered by Light Retinal implants powered by light could reverse some vision loss with simple surgery. The new implant, which works like a combination digital imaging chip and photovoltaic array, requires much less bulky hardware than previous designs. The devices have yet to be tested in live animals or human patients, but the implants are creating excitement among researchers because they have greater pixel densities and may restore more vision than other retinal prosthetics being worked on.
OUYA: A New Kind of Video Game Console by OUYA We just added game streaming through OnLive! Final Fantasy will be on OUYA...and we have an exclusive game! And VEVO has agreed to put their music videos on OUYA, XBMC adds a streaming media app, with TuneIn and iHeartRadio adding music! We're honored by all of you who are backing us -- THANK YOU. We are focused on delivering for you, first come first served. We can only promise OUYA by March to our Kickstarter backers. Top 10 Inventions Of 2012 Year 2012 saw some great events and inventions around the world. With the end of 2012, a large number of ‘Top 10’ and ‘Best of’ lists began to popup. Well, here is our list of Top 10 Inventions for the year 2012. 10. Indoor Clouds Creative Scan-and-Draw Color-Changing Pen Design Any artist or designer who works with color knows that the best inspiration and perfect coloration can often be found in real-life objects all around us. What if you could take your trusty drawing pen and simply scan any color you want and then turn around and draw with it? This innovative pen design by Jin Sun Park allows you to do just that.
Bike Yamaha MTH 500 Concept is a layout study of a bike inspired simply by Yamaha’s philosophy and innovative technology. It absolutely was created by Stephane Fougere from France. Depending on the dimensions of the 2007… Read Post → Aviation Themed LED Watch with Time, Date, Alarm & Animation. Kisai Blade Inspired by aviation and automotive themes, Kisai Blade features a custom made turbine-style lens beneath which digital tube LEDs rotate like a propellor to display the time in an easy to read way. Available in a range of colors and with a choice of stainless steel or leather strap, Kisai Blade has two time modes, date mode, alarm, light-up animation and is USB rechargeable. Industrially Styled Limited Edition LED Watch Design With blue, green or red LEDs, Kisai Blade is framed by an industrial-looking sandblasted stainless steel case with brushed detail. Choose from black, silver or gold. There is also a black leather strap option.
Never Be Productive Again: The 20 Best New Browser Games We'd like to take a moment to apologize to the nation's economists: We're sorry, fellas, for the damage we're about to do to the GDP. That's right, it's time again for us to share our very favorite browser games—the most fun, addictive, challenging free diversions we've found online. And we're not going to waste your time with games you've played a hundred times before; these are all games from the past year, and they're the cream of the crop. Not to disparage last year's list of HTML 5 games, or the previous year's list of 22 flash games, but we really think we've outdone ourselves this time. These are weapons-grade timewasters. So go ahead, read on—if you can afford to lose the rest of your afternoon.
The Official Blog of Benjamin J Heckendorn As many of you know I grew up during the 80′s and spent a lot of time with the fun 8-bit computers of those days. One of my favorites was the Apple IIgs, and when someone requested I build a portable version of it I jumped at the chance. A custom-built Apple IIgs laptop. Click for larger version, suitable for framing. Some quick specs: Large 15″ color screen. LED Watch Design with USB Charging and Three Light Up Animations: Kisai Seven Two pulsating rings of light, a cool futuristic design & LEDs curving around your wrist, Kisai Seven brings an ultra-modern look to what is essentially a regular watch. It may look unconventional, but those two rings point to the hours and minutes just like a normal wrist watch making it easy to read at a glance. The inner ring is the hour hand and the outer ring is the minute hand. There is a dark void section in each ring that literally points to the time. The lights trailing off around the wrist are not just for show either, they help you pin down the exact minute by lighting up in segments. Two Rings of Bright LED light Showing Hours and Minutes
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Infocom Adventure History There was a time when computer games didn't have graphics. Or at least they couldn't have graphics and sound at the same time. They certainly couldn't have graphics, sound and enough content to keep even a human being amused for more than a few minutes.
Reactive Paint (by @baekdal) #design Shi Yuan has created a way to turn normally passive things into something with a life of its own. Like this wallpaper that reacts to heat, the painting that react when you touch it, or the daily calendar that fades away during the day. It is made using heat sensitive paint - and it is incredible. Heat Sensitive Wallpaper Turn up the heat and your wallpaper starts to blossom. Kisai Rogue SR2 Wooden LCD Watch with LED Backlight and Alarm Bright enough to get you noticed but subtle enough to keep you looking cool. The Kisai Rogue SR2 LCD watch, made from a combination of maple and sandal wood, presents the time through a circle of connecting blocks. With an ever present LCD display in a choice of three natural colors, the time can be read at a glance but can also be illuminated with bright LEDs at the touch of a button. This exciting function is especially effective at night time. A Limited Edition Wooden Watch Design With Time and Alarm Function