Designed to display Susan Kare’s iconic graphics, the new MetaWatch is a limited edition wrist watch released by Strata Smartwatch company. Susan Kare is known for many graphic elements introduced in the Apple Macintosh interface back in 1980s. The new watch model she imagined combines style with high-end mobile technologies to deliver a high-quality mobile companion that connects to Apple and Android devices via the Bluetooth technology. Read more
Anybody who owns an office is well aware of the innumerable number of documents that are generated each day. To maintain this huge pile of documents and being able to derive these when they are required is a mammoth task in itself. Then there is also the problem of confidentiality. The documents which contain important data about the company have to be discarded immediately after they have served the purpose they were intended for. In order to enable companies in this process of maintaining their records well and eliminating documents that are no longer necessary but are important nonetheless, on-site shredding services have been conceptualized.
The act of shredding the documents which are no longer being used serves many purposes for the business managers. Firstly, it eliminates the papers which can cause a lot of trouble to the company if they happen to be misused. Also, the destruction of these documents once they are outdated reduced the number of files that have to be maintained in the office, reducing the time and effort that would have to be wasted in locating a document when required. The on-site shredding companies ensure that they handle the complete responsibility of these documents that are to be discarded and leave no stone unturned in providing quality services to their clients. They keep track of the retention schedules that are provided by the company heads and are always on their toes with respect to the immediate and effectual destruction of the documents. Read more
Designed with organic/fluid details to give you the impression that elements are growing into each other, the Grow Watch has a look close to the muscle fibres underneath the wrist skin rather than a mechanical device that displays time. The idea comes from Andrea Morgante from Shiro Studio, while the watch is made at Seiko in Japan and branded by Alessi. Read more
This is the smaller brother of the fireplace simulator for your desktop. You can attach it to your keyring and use it to simulate firewood. It looks cool and you only have to blow over the wood to see the fire effects and hear the cracking sounds. Read more
The first things that need to be packed for a vacation are obvious – clothes, toiletries, money, travel documents, for example. But once they are safely stowed, there are a number of other items that can help to make a dream vacation even better. Be sure to find some luggage space for these small but useful items – they’ll enhance any trip, be it close to home or somewhere exotic.
Catch every magical moment of that dream vacation with a digital camera with video capabilities. Stunning high-resolution images and movies can be taken, stored and shared on a palm-sized camera, so every moment can be relived again and again. Read more
Vers 5E are earbuds designed with wooden elements, featuring built-in microphone, so you can use them for music and handsfree phone conversations. They promise to enable perfect sound, in-ear passive noise cancellation, deep bass, and a natural, eco look. Read more
Looking like half motorcycle and allowing you to ride it standing, Qugo is a personal electric vehicle featuring silent driving, front motor, 3 disc brakes, and a top speed of 25Km/h, all weighing 25Kg. Read more
You’re probably wondering why this bag has a stiletto heel. Well, the idea was to add a stand to the bag to hold it upright when you place it on a table, plus that this is a unique design that would make you stand out. Read more
What we see here is maybe the most compact and minimalist coffee maker available on the market. Having a size of 220 x 169 x 158 mm, it occupies only small space in your kitchen or office room and weighs only 1 Kg. It was named the Plus Minus Zero Coffee Maker and was designed by Naoto Fukusawa in red, white or black, featuring two white coffee mugs. Read more
The smartphone revolution has seen more and more of us using our phones to plan more and more of our lives. Smartphone apps can help keep track of money, schedule meetings and appointments and remind us when we need to buy milk. For many people, mobile phones are even helping them with their love lives.
Obviously, anything that keeps people talking is good for romance — and if it isn’t, that isn’t a promising sign for the relationship anyway — but conversations aren’t the only way that smartphones can foster romance.
Popular location apps such as iOS’s Friends Finder or Google Latitude are good ways of finding out where someone is located. Agreed, it’s not necessarily romantic to stalk someone per se, but practically, if you want to make sure that everything is ready before your date arrives – it’s good to know how much time you’ve got. Also, if your date says they’re ‘ill’ and don’t turn up, but Google Latitude tells you that they’re at the Odeon, the app acts as a kind of lie detector. Of course, constantly having data on a partner’s location can breed an unhealthy compulsion to monitor them — to say nothing of the ethical implications. Read more