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What does a Future Smart Phone Look Like?

June 2, 2010 1 comment

People want to upgrade their digital cameras sometimes merely because the new types are much easier to carry in pockets; people buys new watches sometimes just to avoid changing batteries; people are crazy about iPhones while still trying to live with the trade-off between a comfortable size of a keyboard and a display. But the truth is that a device should bear all those features to be qualified as a ‘mobile’ one: pocket size and light in weight, worry-free charging, comfortable for fingers and eyes of all sizes.

The recent two prototypes might cast a little light into how our future mobile phone could look like. Read more…

Work from Home, Manufacture from Desktop

May 18, 2010 1 comment

The Iron Man 2 suits worn by Tony Stark and his enemy Whiplash were made by 3D printer. You might want to collect a pair of those but then have to sigh at the thought that chances are marginal. Now with the full range of 3D scan – design – print product line in place for mass market, your chances might just have come, by duplicating one yourself at your home desk.

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Never wrong to entertain your customers!

May 4, 2010 31 comments

The Hajime Japanese restaurant is the first restaurant in Bangkok serving its customers shabu-shabu by four samurai-costumed, big-armed and bright-eyed Motoman robots. Customers use a touch screen to order food or have empty dishes taken away. During a work break, the robot will dance to Japanese music to entertain.

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DIY Lamborghini in China – where there is a will, there is a way

May 4, 2010 2 comments

No money, no family connection, low education level, poor working condition… any reason you can think of not living your dream did not prevent these guys to do what they want.


1) A 25 year old mechanic Chen Jinmiao built his first luxurious collection – a working replica of Lamborghini. (You can compare with the original ones here) This junior middle school graduates who lives in a small city in Hunan province in China, has always dreamed of making his own car since childhood. Read more…

Focus Fun: irresistible cuties

April 29, 2010 Leave a comment

Innovation is everywhere and when technology, gadget and design get more and more intertwined, given a bit of tasty touch, it would become just irresistible. Take a look of some the collections here.

1) Sexy gadget – the Vivienne Tam HP Laptop.

It is a full functional laptop with a delicate butterfly design. And where would be a better place to showcase this sexy gadget other than T-stage? Make a guess. Yes, Carrie would be writing her famous relation reflexions with it in the next ‘Sex and the City’ movie! I wouldn’t be surprised if it sweeps the feet of many women while they are reaching for their wallet. HP seems to be confident in this future cashflow. No wonder it is getting many step on acquisitions recently, including the newly announced $1b Palm deal. But that’s another issue.


2) Second sense – Aromatic Mono Kultur Magazine.

Magazines are supposed to impress us mainly via static visual impact: photos, pictures with some explanatory text. Read more…

Money Matters — World’s Most Luxurious Submarine Commercially Launches

April 15, 2010 Leave a comment

Only last month in March we saw the commercial space travel came one step further. People with no special physical conditions can again be compensated by their big wallet to shoot high for the world beyond. Dream does not end there, nor does money. People would like to get deep down also into the ocean to find another fascinating underworld. There you go! This week a private submersible –  Nautilus VAS commercially launched.

Some luxurious cool features? Sure. Read more…

Focus fun: a robot artist?

April 6, 2010 Leave a comment

When I stroll on beach side streets, I would always make a stop at the portrait painters, simply enjoy my amazement to their skill and speed. I wish I could do the same. Now I will even have to envy a robotic arm! The Aikon2 robot made the following sketch.

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