Several years ago I posted a Ghostbusters nightlight design that functioned like a small standalone sign. Upon reflection I think it would be better if it was a USB wall adapter that also doubled as a nightlight.
It would illuminate when charging a device, or when the room was dark (thanks to a light sensor). The power prongs fold up for convenience.
More furniture designed with geeks in mind, this is a simple bed frame that will hold your phone or tablet for you. Let’s be real, 99% of people climb into bed staring at a screen, so why not get the bed to hold it up for you?
Continue reading ➞ Bed Frame For Gadget Lovers
I know my “change the world” posts aren’t all that popular but I hope this design turns a few heads. I’ve been thinking about this one for over a year, since four black bears were destroyed in my town for being habituated (they were relying on people’s garbage as a food source). That’s an extreme example, I also want be like Cyril Sneer and thwart those evil Raccoons.
Continue reading ➞ Animal-Proof Garbage Can
There are a few Star Trek remotes you can buy for your TV, but if it were up to me I’d make one inspired by the Cricket Phaser from TNG. On the show the characters wield and point the thing like a TV remote, plus it is very small and has a good button layout. Would be ideal for a Roku or Fire TV setup.
I’ll be the first to admit that this idea is very impractical, extremely dangerous, and a bit too crazy (even for this blog). So why on earth do I want one? Do people never outgrow their childhood love for Nunchuks? Whatever the reason, it would look cool hanging on the kitchen wall.
Porch Pirates are evil people who steal unattended packages from your front door. I believe I have devised a way to thwart them. Basically this system turns the front door into a mailbox of sorts. See it in action after the jump.
Continue reading ➞ Anti-Theft Front Door Mailbox
Tamagotchis allowed people to care for virtual pets, and I thought Baby Yoda would be ideal for such a toy. Now you can look after the little green spud, or frequently endanger him just like the TV show does.
Continue reading ➞ Baby Yoda Tamagotchi