The music industry has seen a lot of evolutions and downfalls in the last decades. From physical copies to cd, mp3, digital downloads and torrents. From social media sharing sites like Myspace to streaming platforms like Youtube, Spotify, Soundcloud and recently Apple music (who kinda lately jumped on the bandwagon). Some successful for years, still going […]Read more "Whitestone"
Red traffic lights can be annoying, so two students from HAWK Hildesheim, Amelie Künzler and Sandro decided to invent the ACTIWAIT, an interactive device to make the wait a bit more fun. Two years ago they went viral with the YouTube clip of their streetpong game, which enticed them to explore the idea a bit further. […]Read more "ACTIWAIT, a smart traffic light button"
It’s hard to break bad habits like smoking, nail-biting or that midnight walk to the fridge you will regret the morning after. Over decades scientists and psychologists have been working on methods to save people from their addictions, so it’s no surprise wearables are jumping on the behavior modification train. Meet Pavlok, a habit changing […]Read more "PAVLOK"
Although smartwear is still early days and just a few fashion brands or retail stores are embracing this technology, Opening Ceremony is definitely an early adapter. OC is a global community with outposts in New York, London, Los Angeles, a department store in Tokyo, a wholesale showroom, an in-house clothing line, a blog, an e-commerce […]Read more "Smartwear by Opening Ceremony"
Just when you think you’ve seen it all, you come across an app like Instapray. The app which sounds a lot like Instagram and kinda looks like it, is a “social prayer network” for people from all over the world. I made an account for a couple of days to see what it’s about and […]Read more "Instapray"
When you hear about wearables, it’s mostly about fitness bracelets, Google-glass like concepts or smart watches. But why not take wearables to the next level when it comes to technology and fashion? Neclumi is an alluring projection-based interactive necklace that could take jewellery into a new decade of design. At this moment, the Neclumi is […]Read more "NECLUMI"
If you visit Japan trend shop, you’re in for a nice treat and a good laugh, so I selected the 5 weirdest – coolest gadgets up to date. Enjoy… 1. Face slimmer exercise mouthpiece Recommend for use for three minutes per day, with vowel exercises Materials: silicone rubber Size: around 7 x 7.2 x 4.75cm […]Read more "Japan’s 5 coolest – weirdest gadgets"