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Corning – A Day Made of Glass

Corning – A Day Made of Glass

Gorilla Glass is a common component in today's smartphones and tablets. If you have an iPhone 4 or one of Samsung's Galaxy S you're already enjoying the benefits of Corning's scratch and impact resistant glass. Corning has been working in glass and ceramics materials since 1851. They recently released this short video showcasing dozens of conceptual future uses for various types of electronically integrated glass panels. Corning's vision for the future of these multifunction panels features everything from hand-held touch reactive displays (modeled after the iPhone) to built in architectural display panels in everything from the bathroom mirror to kitchen counters to the entire dash of your car.

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PS Squared Smart Mobile Device Concept Design

PS Squared Smart Mobile Device Concept Design

A design concept for Sony called PS Squared created by industrial designer Hirotaka Matsui, takes on a sleek and angular form. The device looks to be a small-sized tablet featuring a slide out QWERTY keyboard with raised buttons, a thin LCD screen, and PlayStation style D-pad buttons. The design was used in a video by Freescale Semiconductors to illustrate the future possibilities of smart mobile devices and how they can be integrated into all facets of our daily lives.

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Cool watch concept makes numbers easy to read

Cool watch concept makes numbers easy to read

I would bet that at some point we have all had a watch that was really hard to read. I know I have had several over the years that I would have to spend ten or so seconds starting at to be able to figure out what time it was. A new concept watch is really cool looking and it makes those numbers very easy to read too.

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MeeGo OS Concept For Tablets

MeeGo OS Concept For Tablets

With the Nokia and Microsoft partnership, the once promising MeeGo OS has been relegated to research and development status with very little chance of ever becoming a mainstream platform. However, that doesn't stop developers from continuing to think up new UI concepts for the OS such as the one shown below, designed by Jozef Kocúr.

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Tangled Earbuds? New Design Helps Zip Up The Problem

Tangled Earbuds? New Design Helps Zip Up The Problem

Anyone who uses earbuds or headphones knows that the most annoying part is untangling the the wires. No matter how carefully you put them away they somehow end up a tangled mess. One designer has solved that problem with the addition of a zipper to the traditional earbud design.

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Fiskar “88” HDD Headphone Amplifier Designed For Sharp Audio

Fiskar “88” HDD Headphone Amplifier Designed For Sharp Audio

Fiskar, the brand best known for shears and garden tools is stepping into the audio equipment market? Most likely not, but that doesn't stop creative experimental designs using the Fiskar aesthetic. Designer Edouard Urcadez created a fittingly sharp looking concept of an HDD headphone amplifier called the 88.

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HTC Tube Tablet And Smartphone Concept Design

HTC Tube Tablet And Smartphone Concept Design

As mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones become ever more an integral part of our daily lives, the ecosystem in which all devices work in harmony is very important. A recent concept design by Antoine Brieux, called the HTC Tube Tablet combines smartphone and tablet via a Tube cartridge system that not only syncs the two devices but also allows for easy upgrades.

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iPad 2 For Creative And Affordable Virtual Window Concept

iPad 2 For Creative And Affordable Virtual Window Concept

If you live somewhere with an awful view, then here's an idea that can completely change your perspective. Design studio Clarke Hopkins Clarke put out a video detailing their concept of a virtual window made from multiple iPad 2 devices. Virtual windows comprised of multiple screens and various gadget wizardry have been made before but with the advent of the iPad 2, this idea can be achieved more easily and affordably.

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Apple iOS Notification System Redesign Idea

Apple iOS Notification System Redesign Idea

Apple is the company of the hour and has been for a long time. Fans tout the sleek hardware designs and the intuitive software on each of their products. The iPhone changed the smartphone landscape and iOS is regarded as one of the best, if not the best, mobile operating systems out there, save for those pesky notifications. If there is one thing fans and critics can agree on is that iOS’s notification system is downright bad.

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Sign Phone Concept by Joseph K. Lee

Sign Phone Concept by Joseph K. Lee

The Sign phone concept, designed by Joseph K. Lee, is a sweet piece of vapor technology. Ideas like this are what keep us looking forward into the horizon of tomorrow with joy. With technologies like capacitive touch pads, Active Matrix Organic LED screens, and high-efficiency solar panels married together into this sleek looking phone, how can you go wrong?

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HP Shows Off The Connected “Metal Watch” For The First Time

HP Shows Off The Connected “Metal Watch” For The First Time

Companies are always striving to create an ecosystem for users where all their devices are connected and information can be shared easily with each one. HP has taken this idea in a strange direction by developing an "integration point" device in the form of a watch, dubbed the "Metal Watch." The concept was first hinted at last year when some mysterious pictures of HP CTO Phil McKinney holding a blacked-out tablet, smartphone, and watch surfaced along with a tweet that the gadgets would be shown at the upcoming SXSW 2011.

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Harness The Power Of Wind With The AERO E Cellphone Charger

Harness The Power Of Wind With The AERO E Cellphone Charger

Here’s a design that would make all your environmentally conscious friends jealous. The AERO E harnesses the power of the wind to generate electricity, much like its larger wind turbine cousins you see out in the hills or the ones they’re experimenting with far out at sea.

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