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dataSTICKIES concept reinvents USB drives as sticky notes

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Imagine the possibility of simply using sticky notes as USB drives. You can finally identify what’s on the drive, and stick them anywhere outside your pocket. For instance, storing financial records and placing it in your wallet; or, inside a notebook filled with family photos. Meet dataSTICKIES, a new concept created by an Indian duo of designers Aditi Singh and Parag Anand. These ‘sticky notes’ flash drives that are made from a […]

Destiny ViDoc: Pathways Out of Darkness

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Its finally February 17th, and what better way to start the week with a reveal of Bungies new game, Destiny. In form of a Video Documentary, Bungie finally shows us what they have been up to in the past few years, with concept art, character designs, in-game graphics and gameplay. Striving to create a game with a rich universe and unique gameplay experience, Bungie aims to create a universe just […]

New technology uses your eye gaze to move around your desktop

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CES isn’t just about the product announcements, but also a showcase of new and innovative forms of technology that could come soon. Like this one – a company called Tobii has today announced the Tobii Gaze interface, which lets you your eyes to maneuver your computer. It uses the combination of your eye gaze and touchpad to scroll up, zoom, activate and select; and they will be demoing this at […]

Is this Nokia’s first Windows Phone 7 phone?

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Is this what the new partnership between Nokia and Microsoft announced yesterday will produce? New pictures of a concept of Nokia’s first Windows Phone 7 phone have emerged on the web, potentially showing what Nokia could bring to the OS. Posted on Engadget, don’t get your hopes up just yet. While it may look really good and could be a Nokia N8 with little modifications, it is a concept – […]

New Samsung concept does real-time translations

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Meeting people from another country is great and all, but we all want to converse in our own language – I might prefer English rather than speaking in Japanese as I am not as fluent when speaking the latter language. Well, Samsung’s concept is attempting to bridge that language barrier that claims to have real-time translation of the conversation.

New concept challenges smartphone design with three screens

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Concepts challenges the traditional boundaries of many things – and we have previously covered those who challenged designs in watches, batteries, and even your kitchen appliances. But what about the smartphone? A Danish student, Kristian Larsen, has done just that with an Android-powered, three-screen smartphone. The three screens can be transformed in many ways, depending on what you want to do. You can have it in a candybar form, slider […]

Concept merges USB drive with AA battery

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Ever needed a battery at the last minute? Well, one can now be in your pocket at all times. A new concept found by Yanko Design has merged the AA battery and a USB drive, allowing you to power your devices and store files with ease. What’s even great is that it is a rechargeable battery, via its USB port, meaning that you can keep constantly using the battery/USB drive, […]

Razer’s new mobile PC gaming laptop concept – the Switchblade

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Razer has partnered up with Intel to bring a brand new concept – something we love to see at CES. Called the Switchblade, it is an Atom-powered laptop that not only redefines the keyboard for laptops, but also redefines gaming on laptops. The laptop concept’s changes how gameplay is done on laptops – with a multitouch display and a keyboard that changes every single time when you play a certain […]

Man builds wearable computer for AI research

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Yes, that does look cool. A researcher, in an attempt to advance the state of artificial intelligence in computers towards a human-esqe approach, has built a shoulder-strap computer simply using a cheap pear of video glasses that were hacked to a fit one lens of the glasses. Martin Magnusson also utilise a Beagleboard (a computer running on a single board) running Linux and a fold-able Bluetooth keyboard from Nokia. It […]

Protect your brain with a… brain helmet?

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Yes, what you are seeing is a brain, and while we left you pondering with a brain cupcake for zombies, turns out it will protect your noggin as well. Don’t worry, it is all fake. Yes, this is just an image of a brain that has been stuck on a motorcycle helmet. There are also other styles in the series, including the Black 8 ball, someone’s bald head, a bum, […]

Electrolux comp announces finalists – Australian makes top eight

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With all the Apple news this week, why not distract ourselves with concepts – because we know we love the darn things. Electrolux has a design competition going on and has announced its eight finalists yesterday, with one of the finalists coming from Australia (well, more precisely, Melbourne). The competition is based around the “Second Space Age” and the winner will receive a six-month paid internship at an Electrolux global […]

Can you decypher the time on this watch?

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Believe it or not, this is actually a watch. No joke. Called the Zonal – and yes, I don’t even know what that means exactly – it is essentially a watch that depicts time in red segments of a squircle, or a rounded square. The top right one tells the hours, while the bottom left tells the time in increments of five. The bottom right tells the one minute increments […]

Gesture Cube brings UI to a new level… with gestures

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A new prototype from a group of German companies could have found a replacement to the touchscreen – using hand gestures? Called the Gesture Cube, the prototype will be able to translate hand movements that are close to the screen (or screens) into commands for the device. You will, however, still need to touch a switch or button to activate the task – but using your hands to just increase […]

The HTC Evolve puts Google Android in a tablet

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We love concepts here at TECHGEEK.com.au, and this one is something that I really do want. This is the HTC Evolve, a 10-inch tablet running the Google Android OS, and features a stylus, another touchscreen pane for applications and the usual USB and headphone jacks. Too bad this isn’t actually a real product. This is actually a mockup from Timur J Pinar from London. If this was a real product, […]

Watch shows time on your wrist … with lasers

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Over here, we love concepts, mainly for their novelty value because they won’t likely be manufactured for the mass market, but they push the boundaries of what we deem normal; and we have posted on the blog an iPod wristwatch and a faceless watch, but a bracelet? Designed by Andy Kurovets, this concept may look like a typical bracelet, but it is actually a watch. But you are wondering how […]