Blackberry Storm 2 Site Goes Live, Debuts Smoother Specs

Before the iPhone went gangbusters, it could be argued that the smartphones of choice were likely the Blackberry and Palm. Without touch screens, for the most part, these initial mobile pioneers taught us that, indeed, we could use phones for anything and everything. But for many people, the iPhone didn’t just level the playing field, […]

We Welcome our Remote-Controlled Cyborg Insect Overlords

Remote controlled bugs buzz off, followed by a picture that looked straight out of a cyberpunk novel, a beetle with a remarkable bit of tech strapped to its head. Well, it turns out that the future (for those of us who’ve ever imagined a future in which people can control cyborg beetles by using a […]

YikeBike – The World’s Smallest, Lightest Electric Folding Bicycle

Designed and constructed in Christchurch New Zealand, the YikeBike is the worlds smallest, lightest electric folding bicycle. Featuring a carbon composite frame, the YikeBike is fairly light at 9.8kg (21lbs). It has a top speed of 20km/h (approx. 12mph) and offers a total range of 10 km (6.21 miles), with 30 minutes of recharge time. […]

Powermat Wireless Charging: Lose the Cords

Powermat has just released its lineup of wireless chargers last Wednesday. Their first online ads are out, and they’re pretty darn hilarious. Check them out! (Warning: Video contains strong language) The Powermat Wireless Charging System provies a simple, fast and efficient way to keep all your favorite personal electronic devices charged. Enabling your devices with […]

World’s Thinnest Speakers

Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could just hang your speakers on the walls, just like you do with calendars or movie posters? Well friends, if the following technology ever takes off, this may eventually become reality. Developed by researchers at Taiwan-based ITRI, Flexpeakers are composed of arrays of tiny speakers that can be attached […]

Funktionide: The Robot Replacement for Human Contact

Hey everyone, meet my new friend, Funktionide. Based on EAP-technology, Funktionide is what its creator defines as an “emotional robot that substitutes human contact.” I don’t know about you guys, but waking up beside this scary-looking blob would probably freak me out more than anything. Nope, no thanks. And however warm and cozy this thing […]

New Verizon Commercial Spoofs iPhone Ad: “There’s a map for that.”

Apparently if you were watching the Vikings play the Packers on Monday Night Football (and weren’t taking a bathroom break during the commercials), you saw the new Verizon ad that spoofs Apple’s “there’s an app for that” campaign. Are you wondering why you (you, being the dude with the Verizon phone) can use all your […]