As gamers, we are always starved for information on upcoming titles. We are constantly scouring the internets in search for some one-liner mentioned by a studio exec, or a screenshot hidden on a company website. When we do find such a tasty morsel, it makes for a great day. That being said, Half-Life fans may want to go take a leak before peering at the picture below.
If you have a thing for the classic Sci-Fi references, these handmade raygunz would be great to have sitting on your desk. Granted they probably won't hurt anyone, that is unless you throw it at their head, but they're still cool.
Many little girls had Barbie dolls and other random baby dolls they would tote around, including myself. Yet I have to say, if I had one of these as a kid, I would have tossed out every single Barbie doll to get my hands on just one.
I love a bit of motorized home automation, and I know a lot of SlashGear readers feel the same way, so if your tastes lean to the traditional (and by traditional I'm talking reproduction tapestries) then Draper's Fine Art for Flatscreens might suit. Part of the company's 'Conceal Reveal' range of remote-control screen covers, Draper has got together with Fine Art Tapestries - who are apparently "the largest tapestry weaver in the world", and who am I to argue - to offer forty different classic and not-so-classic reproductions to hide your flatscreen TV with.
If you're just itching to get your art out there and on some kind of a product, these little Alba Make Art Clocks are a nice chance. Plus for those without artistic ability you can pick up unique looking clocks without having any artistic skill.
They had already released the clocks with art already on them, but suddenly decided to give other artists a shot. This seems to be a limited release since there are only 25 of the plain white clocks that will be released so you'll have to get to them quick.
Samsung have announced a collaboration with The Thomas Kinkade Company, where the manufacturers high-definition displays will be used for large-scale digital photo frames. Unlike the seven-inch screen flicking through holiday snaps on your desk, the Digital Masterworks Art-TV prototype used a 46-inch 1080p LCD with a 40GB hard-drive. Rather than the traditional plastic or speaker bezel, the panel is surrounded by a Thomas Kinkade picture frame.
Designer Jean Louis Frechin showed off these "chronopictographic" digital photo frames at the recent International Milan furniture show. Called Wapix YJMM, the pair are connected by a short-range wireless link. Transient images are passed between the two displays, with the distance between each unit altering the speed at which it travels.
The laptop, from top to bottom, is covered in wood. Then there is the semi-creepy hemp bag that is either part of the laptops wooden casing or just comes with the laptop, it would be cool either way.