Apple is pretty good at designing smart products but they blew it with their iPhone charger. Designer/engineer Michael Cornelissen Ontwerp improved on their design by creating this little doinklet that attaches to your iPhone charger and keeps the cord coiled up neatly.
You might never dare to buy an American-made car but what about something as simple as a ballpoint pen? An impassioned engineer from Massachusetts is trying to make that happen with The Pen Project, creating a better pen design right here in the U.S.A. and offering them through Kickstarter.
It’s annoying when people clearly see you’re wearing earbuds yet insist on talking anyway. Props allow you to pop out your buds and keeps them close by, so when their stupid spiel is over you can get back to your music.
We all like to eat out. With a portable aluminum table that seats six, you can take your little dinner party down to the beach or the park or wherever you want.
If you’re ready to collect evidence on the soon-to-be-ex without violating that restraining order, this RC plane with a built-in video camera can do your detective work for you. Auto-pilot functions will keep the plane aloft, level and streaming live video into the 3.5” LCD built into your handheld remote. The footage will also be saved on a 4 GB SD card for safekeeping.
Black-leafed pages give this new notebook collection from Moleskine a refresh. They’ll make rad little photo books for your prints or you can just use Moleskine’s fluorescent gel pens and pencils for notes and doodling like you would on white.
You obviously enjoy shopping more than the average dude but even still, equipping yourself for an overnight trip requires shopping for lots of stuff to carry your stuff. Unit Portables makes it easier by offering a complete overnight luggage kit that includes a sturdy duffle, a 13” or 15’ laptop sleeve, a mesh toiletry bag, and a small organizer pouch. One-stop shopping. Yes, practical.
When you forget the code you programmed into your new electronic pad lock, you can just log onto masterlockvault.com and retrieve the backup master code, which is a much simpler solution than trying to cut through the hardened boron carbide shackle with a big set of bolt cutters.
The quest for not just acceptable but easy & awesome camp coffee could end right here. The Coffeebrewer is a portable pouch that’s basically a 1-piece French Press for coffee connoisseurs on the go. Simply add hot water to the pouch, let it brew for 5 minutes, then pour it, pound it, and hit the trail. Source
Ultralight hikers, cheapskates, and origami enthusiasts, we found your new sound system. EcoAmps are recycled cardboard amps that unfold into little speaker cones that attach to your iPhone, turning it into a boom box.