Canadian industrial designer, Greg Papove, takes pride in reimagining purpose and functionality. This probably explains his Foundation Laptop Standan accessory made entirely out of concrete. There are slots for an external harddrive, iPod, phone and other gadgets. Papove intended for the stand to become a hub for the usually “portable” laptop. We agree, it’s like a condo for your Macbook!
Folks seeking to tap into the yesteryear nostalgia of cassette tapes (we sure hope most of our readers still know what those are) need to look no further as the hybrid CassetteToiPhone converter offers a blast into the past via modern means. The $80 USD device works by synching and actually attaching to the latest iPhone/iPod and allowing users to play and convert most tapes into MP3’s. Epic, oldschool music nerds like us can’t help but to rejoice!
iPod and Mp3 player users owe a lot to the Boombox, and NPR’s “Rise And Fall Of The Boombox” sets the record straight. The documentarystyle short covers the history and context of the infamous “Ghetto Blaster” via interviews with collectors like Lyle Owerko and historians like Fab 5 Freddy. Do yourself a favor and turn it up!
The year was 1983. Al Pacino had moviegoers riveted as Tony Montana in “Scarface. And Michael Jackson had the music charts on lock down with “Billie Jean” and” Beat It.”
Out west, small technology company out of California by the name of Apple was developing “The Bashful” a tablet like computer to go along with its “Lisa” and “Apple III+” computer.
The Macessity Lowkey Stand.
Well, it has been a long honeymoon for Apple since the days of that infamous hammer throw by the Big Blue slayer. On that day Apple embarked on a quest to create a subculture of brand evangelists from all walks of life who were ready to break out of the nonconformist movement and into a space they can call their own. Since those early days Apple has had some product hits and misses, but through it all, the brand loyalists have remain steadfast and proud of the brand they called their own. Many have even grown accustomed to paying a premium for product emblazoned with the Apple logo. It was a badge of honor that stated clearly to everyone “ I am different”…”I think different”…”I am who I am”.
The Chargepod is a 6way charging device that allows you to charge multiple cell phones, PDAs, headsets, and most other mobile electronics with a single power cord. Just pick out the manufacturerspecific adapters for your devices, plug & charge.