Most digital displays are completely solid state, with no moving parts. But check out these nifty (and noisy) Alfa Zeta 7-segment displays from FlipDots, which look digital, but use magnetic fields to change states. Check out more cool FlipDot demonstrations here and here.
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Corsair’s K68 gaming keyboard has a variant that is IP32 dust- and water-resistant, so you don’t have to worry about wrecking it with crumbs and spills from food and drinks. It uses Cherry MX Red switches and is available with either all red or RGB backlighting.
Expand your tech skillset by learning to think like a hacker. Learn how to bypass various security layers, crack passwords, crash systems, compromise computers and applications, all with the goal of beating the bad guys at their own game. Save big in The Awesomer Shop.
Laser engravers use powerful laser beams to burn designs into wood and other materials. But when Make Anything’s flatbed engraver broke, he decided to take its laser head and turn it into a handheld writing instrument. It’s not the safest thing on Earth, but it is cool.
Learn those graphic design skills you always wanted with this series of entry level online courses. Gain knowledge of Photoshop CC, Dreamweaver CC, Illustrator CC, and InDesign CC, along with design and typography basics. Another fantastic deal in The Awesomer Shop.
For decades, artists had to rely on clunky old lightboxes if they wanted to trace a subject. We recently discovered modern lightboxes, which are thin and portable. They use bright white LED illumination and USB power. There’s a good variety of styles and sizes over on Amazon.
The Blipblox offers the aesthetic charm of circuit bent toys, but is actually a fully functional synthesizer for making unique sounds. Its big knobs and levers are kid-friendly, but it’s got pro features like MIDI control and an audio output. Drops Summer 2018 for $159.
Sync your hat to your Bluetooth device and listen to your tunes while keeping your head warm. Accompanying the built-in speakers is a mic so you can take calls. Then, use your smart device with the included touchscreen-friendly gloves. Save 54% in The Awesomer Shop.
Justin Fincher’s Skyline is an Android app inspired by the Pixel 2’s live wallpaper. Enter the name of a place or a set of coordinates and it will generate a wallpaper using the location’s terrain. The wallpaper moves slightly when you swipe on the screen or rotate your phone.
iZotope’s compact cylinder is perfect for solo musicians, providing a complete recording studio in a portable package. It’s got a studio quality microphone, two XLR/TS inputs, built-in effects, and can mix and position up to 8 tracks with its iOS app. More here and here.
Photo buffs, charge your phone in style with the Power Lens Qi Charging Pad. Place your phone on the lens-shaped charger and juice up. The pad notifies you when your Qi-compatible phone is charging with a shutter click sound. Save 25% in The Awesomer Shop.