Thursday, July 21, 2011
SOFT Rocker uses solar to top up your gadgets while you relax: "There's nothing quite like an old rocking chair for finding your center and chilling out. Originally thought to have been developed as garden furniture, the rocker has now come full circle with the development of the SOFT Rocker by Professor Sheila Kennedy and architecture students from MIT."
Posted by steve at 10:20 AM
The foldable phone concept: "We've seen the cardboard record player and cardboard USB sticks, now another design that thinks outside the (cardboard) box - the foldable phone concept. Created by Chengyuan Wei, the Origami phone handset comes flat and like a pop-up book, transforms into a 3D handset with a few simple folds ... oh, and it's recyclable."
Posted by steve at 10:18 AM
Asus Padfone - 4.3-inch smartphone docks inside 10.1-inch tablet: "Asus always opens its home computer show Computex with a bang and this year it was the Padfone - a 4.3-inch smartphone that docks inside a 10.1-inch tablet dock with dynamic display switching, two batteries, a shared SIM card, a single hard drive, Qualcomm processor, Android's next generation operating system (Ice Cream Sandwich) and a Q4, 2011 launch date with a price in the US$800-1,000 area."
Posted by steve at 10:17 AM
Gorilla 900GB, 2GB/s PCIe solid state storage solution announced: "Texas Memory Systems has just unveiled a monster enterprise-level PCIe-based solid state storage solution that's blisteringly fast and offers almost a terabyte of available capacity. Nicknamed Gorilla by the company, the RamSan-70 represents the seventh generation of the RamSan product family and uses Toshiba 32nm SLC Flash on a single half-length x8 PCIe card."
Posted by steve at 10:15 AM
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster - more details and new pics: "The SLS AMG roadster is nearing its official unveiling date of autumn 2011 and Mercedes is looking to further whet our appetites with the release of more images and info on the AMG-developed droptop supercar"
Sanzpont proposes shape shifting 'Room for London': "Commissioned by Living Architecture and Artangel, the challenge of 'A Room for London' was to design a one-bedroom temporary installation to be perched on top of the Queen Elizabeth Hall at the Southbank Centre, well known to be one of London's most visible sites."