All New Business Ideas in Gadgets

25 Dec 2015

Washable Phone

Waterproof phones are beyond old news in Japan; practically every phone released by a domestic manufacturer has been toilet-droppable for several years. But until now, that waterproofing didn’t protect phones from the kind of rigorous scrubbing needed
16 Dec 2015

Classic Watches Can Be Smartwatches Too

A few years ago my wife bought me a nice Citizen Eco-Drive watch as an anniversary gift. I feel bad seeing it in my desk drawer as I test out various smartwatches, but thanks to the upcoming
15 Dec 2015

Algae Growing Ink

Christmas wish lists aren’t usually the sort of thing this writer pens, but I may make an exception this year for an exciting new writing implement. Living Ink Technologies has created a writing utensil inked with live
19 Oct 2015

Elbee Wireless Smart Headphones

Elbee is the first wireless headphones that control smartphones with subtle head movements and voice commands. A Kickstarter campaign is underway to raise funds for production and distribution of the in-ear headphones with smart features. The Elbee enables true screen-less interaction with
14 Oct 2015

Weather Through Tempescope

A Japanese startup is raising funds through Indiegogo for Tempescope, a sleek-looking device that will fetch the weather forecast from your smartphone and recreate rain, lightning, fog and sunshine inside a clear plastic box sitting in your
17 Sep 2015

Solar Powered Flashlight and Charger

When the electricity cuts out, you need spare batteries for two things: keeping your flashlight on, and charging your smartphone. Now on Kickstarter, Shine is a clever gadget that consolidates the two types of battery into a
11 Sep 2015

Holga Creator Restyles Camera for Digital World

Mr. T.M. Lee, the 84-year-old creator of Holga cameras, has recently launched Holga Digital, revolutionizing the retro camera without the necessity of 35mm film. The new line not only reintroduces the iconic toy camera to the world
4 Sep 2015

Sanitizing Smartphone

Here’s a fact that will make you want to wash your hands: Studies show that there are up to 7,000 types of bacteria living on every smartphone. Considering how often (and in how many places) people use
21 Jul 2015

Blocks Modular Smartwatch

Blocks is the world’s first modular smartwatch, equivalent to Google’s modular smartphone Ara. You can connect any sensors as links of your watch – extra batteries, GPS, heart rate sensor, payments module – to make a device
13 Jul 2015

Z-Charge – Phone and Tablet Bedside Storage with Charging

Z-Charge is a neat bedside solution that can charge and store up to six devices from one wall plug socket! It is made from fire-resistant fabric, which is placed under the mattress, and provides storage pouches on