Just when you thought all the gizmos and gadgets out there couldn’t get any crazier, Distraction is here to prove otherwise.
The all powerful Richard Branson, what will he do next? You thought the man worth $7.8 billion had no more Virgin in him, well guess again. Branson hopes to shape the future with his new Virgin Galatic space-line. The SpaceShipTwo model is 60% complete and is set to take eight lucky (read: grotesquely wealthy) individuals to the fringes of space. (www.news.com.au/ search: Virgin Galactic)
Ever wonder how Yoda and Obi Wan were able to communicate through holographic messages? Well, Sony figured it out and quickly designed the Vaio Zoom. When not in use, the laptop’s screen becomes completely transparent and the keyboard completely opaque. Ladies and Gentlemen, the future has arrived. (http://gizmodo.com/ search: Vaio Zoom)
You know Apple’s always got something up their sleeve. iRing is the next addition to the Apple family. Compatible with iPod and iPhone, the simple playback controller (ie. Remote control), fits on your finger. Now your Mac-obsessed friends will have yet another gadget to profess their love… (http://www.behance.net/Gallery/iRing/40678)
How does an unbreakable phone sound? No, it’s not made of steel or titanium. Actually quite the opposite. The “bendy” phone, as some are calling it, is completely flexible; bend it, drop it, toss it, it doesn’t matter. It looks like a travel toothpaste but with a screen that plays video. But the real question is, “is it water (aka drunken-toilet-dropping) proof?”
(http://www.yankodesign.com; search: Bendy Phone)
They’ve finally perfected the alarm clock. No longer will you have to find the most annoying sound to wake you up. The flying alarm clock imitates an annoying fly buzzing around your head. At the desired time the clock escapes from its cage and in order to turn it off, that’s right, you have to get your ass up and catch it. (http://www.yankodesign.com/; search: flying alarm clock)