Archive for August, 2007

Concept: JVC Quasar, 360 Degree Sound

Concept: JVC Quasar, 360 Degree Sound

This polyhedron of immeasurable proportions is a concept of a sound system that spits out sound to all 360 degrees. Now if that’s too much geometry for you, it’s a speaker that instead of outputting sound through one face or side, it outputs through all of them.

The one thing you would expect a unit like this to do is surround sound; sadly that is not the case. It won’t do surround sound, but it should sound the same in a given room regardless of where you place it.

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MP3 Player Shaped Like Cassette

MP3 Player Shaped Like Cassette

And it works in an actual cassette player too! There are all the standard play functions and a head phone jack.

The music is stored on a separately sold SD card. It looks just like a real cassette tape too, with the two holes that you used to have to use a pencil in to wind the tape back in whenever it jammed.

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Man invents the water jet pack from Mario Sunshine

Man invents the water jet pack from Mario Sunshine

Remember back when the GameCube first came out, Mario made his debut on the console with Super Mario Sunshine? The entire game had you running around with the strangest weapon ever, a water canon. What was cool was that you could actually use the canon to propel yourself into the air like a jet pack. Apparently someone played that game just a bit too much.

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Zygote – The party ball

Zygote – The party ball

How exciting can a giant inflatable ball be to a full-grown adult? Well if you've ever been to an outdoor concert, or even a rave you'll know that people love bouncing around inflatable balls. I'm really not sure why, but as soon as you see that thing coming at you, you feel like bouncing it off to the next person. Check out this cool new ball that takes that idea to the next step.

Video after the jump.

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The PlayStation phone – Sony’s next big thing?

The PlayStation phone – Sony’s next big thing?

Sony makes so many different products that it's hard to remember that your gaming console of choice, TV, phone and camera could be made by the same people. Sony has already integrated their Walkman and Cyber-shot lines with mobile phones, so it's not too far-fetched to think that they might one day make a Playstation phone, right?

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