Posts tagged "gadgets"

Use Mosquito Noises To Determine A Blind Date’s Age

This new Japanese gadget supposedly will determine a blind date’s age so you don’t have to ask them. The Age Prediction Machine emits a high-frequency buzzing sound similar to that…

Annika Harris | March 4, 2010 - 1:50 pm

Will You Be Getting A Porn Detection Stick?

Here’s an interesting little gadget for you: the Porn Detection Stick. (Why, oh why did they have to pick the word “stick” to describe this thing? Guess it’s less phallic…

Kate Torgovnick/ | March 3, 2010 - 6:10 pm

Now Your Boobs Can Feel As Hot As They Look

I was sitting around the other day, and I was thinking, you know what I really need? And then I thought, what I really need is USB-powered breast warmers. And…

Susannah Breslin | November 6, 2009 - 12:10 pm

Breath Checker Device Lets You Know If You’re Primed To Kiss

In our digital age, that old hand-to-mouth trick to check your breath is so passé. (Plus unreliable if you just caressed your hands with some scented lotion. Ahh, guava patchouli…

Leonora Epstein | November 3, 2009 - 7:30 pm

“Recession Case” Will Give Your iPhone Hooverville Style

The recession called, and it apparently took away your iPhone case along with your portfolio. Now you’ll have to settle for Shantytown-chic by housing your mobile in a recycled cardboard…

Leonora Epstein | September 23, 2009 - 8:30 pm

Get Knocked Up Or Your Money Back

Duo Fertility, a new producer of fertility monitors, is selling itself hard on a guarantee that’s the opposite of what you hear when it comes to sex—pregnant in 12 months…

Leonora Epstein | September 23, 2009 - 11:40 am

Listen To A Birdsong With The Music-Cage

Wires, wires, everywhere. As gadgets become more important around our homes, it sometimes feels as if we’re tangled in a web of wires with no means of escape. The Music-Cage,…

Annika Harris | August 20, 2009 - 11:20 am

iTie iPod Holder Frees Up Dudes’ Pockets

Save for the murse-carrying set, somehow guys manage to carry the world in their pockets. How they do it is beyond us. But maybe it’s because they’re just more creative…

Leonora Epstein | July 14, 2009 - 7:00 pm

MobiGrip Device Leash

If you’ve ever had to replace a waterlogged cell phone (or two) due to an unplanned dip in the toilet, this handy little invention has your name written all over…

Stylehive | June 16, 2009 - 8:10 pm

Quickies!: Designer Alber Elbaz Is Bringing Back The Power Suit

Designer Alber Elbaz was so inspired by Glenn Close’s “Damages” character, he’s basing a new line of power suits on her. [NY Mag] — I hope Hillary is reading this!

Carrie Wasterlain | June 15, 2009 - 8:30 pm

The Classy USB Drive For High-Fashion Geeks

We’ve always wanted to be spies, so we adore high-tech gadgets that hide within them something unexpected. Swarovski sells not one but several dressed up USB drives decorated with about…

Catherine Strawn | May 12, 2009 - 6:15 pm

Kiss Across The Miles With A KissPhone

If reaching out and beaming someone isn’t exactly up your alley, there’s another new invention that may help keep your long distance relationship intimate. The KissPhone, created by French freelance…

Wendy Atterberry | April 27, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Reach Out And Beam Someone

For long distance couples who rely on ancient technology like telephones and webcams to keep the spark alive across the miles, there’s a new device that might make reaching out…

Wendy Atterberry | April 22, 2009 - 2:30 pm

New Bra Dryer Preserves Your Lingerie

Laundering your lingerie can really get your panties in a twist, especially when they get ruined in the wash. The new Bra Dryer claims to take care of this by…

Leonora Epstein | March 4, 2009 - 6:30 pm

You’re A Muppet!

Thanks to the miracle that is 21st century technology, you can now become a Muppet. Toy store FAO Schwarz’s website has a special online Muppet factory, The Muppet Whatnot Workshop,…

Susannah Breslin | November 14, 2008 - 4:00 pm

Gmail To Prevent Drunk Messaging (Well, On The Weekends, At Least)

We’ve all been there, we’ve had a bit too much to drink — more than some of us would care to admit — and suddenly, calling, texting, or emailing an…

Wendy Atterberry | October 7, 2008 - 3:00 pm

The Frisky Holiday Gift Guide

On A Budget: The My So-Called Life box set demonstrates that he’s totally in tune with your inner angsty teenager and that he doesn’t expect you to watch…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 21, 2007 - 5:26 pm
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