UK pastry chefs Angie Scott Cakes created what would normally be a basic box-tier cake, but its plain white surfaces quickly come to life through the wonders of projection mapping tech. The only thing better would be if you could actually play Pac-Man and Angry Birds on it.
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Scientists from Disney Research are working on tech which uses something called “quasistatic cavity resonance” to emit magnetic fields that can safely deliver up to 1900 watts of wireless power to devices placed anywhere in a room. It’s still in its infancy, but the result is awesome.
Never worry about running out of mousing area again with this 33.6″ x 22.8″ pad with a cloth surface perfect for sliding a mouse anywhere on it. A rubber back prevents slipping, and the stitched edge ensures durability. Includes a pair of flip-up kickstands for smartphones.
It’s not the first of its kind, but the NIWA (Nixie Watch) will hopefully be a stylish take on the nixie tube wristwatch. It uses IN-16 tubes and uses a gyro sensor to make the tubes light up when you raise your arm to look at the watch. It lasts up to 6 days per charge.
Microsoft’s HoloLens tech is one of the most promising augmented reality systems we’ve seen. KennyWdev shows off a version of Portal that’s been modded to work with the goggles in the real world. It’s not perfect, but it’s a cool glimpse at the shape of things to come.
Since his paper books have been replaced by digital ones, 17-year-old Blake Hawkins didn’t have much use for his school locker. So he built a soda vending machine that fit the cabinet perfectly. It has two dispensers that can hold up to six cans each. Instructions here.
The Netgear Nighthawk M1 is the world’s first LTE router that delivers up to 1Gbps downloads and 150Mbps uploads. Its battery lasts up to 24h per charge. It has an Ethernet port, dual-band Wi-Fi and a USB-C port. It will debut on Australian telecom Telstra for ~$270.
iBuypower’s new computer doesn’t come with a mouse or a keyboard, but it does come with a display – a transparent display built into its side panel. The 19″ 1280 x 1024 screen acts like a second monitor, so you can show whatever you want on it. 2017 y’all. The fyooch.
Do you live out of your email box? If you’re running a Mac, MailButler Pro is a godsend. This sophisticated pack of plugins for Apple Mail lets you turn emails into to-do items, snooze them, track email opens, make message templates, schedule them for later sending, and more.
Plugies give your mobile gadgets the same kind of convenience you’re used to from Apple’s MagSafe connectors. Just attach the Lightning or MicroUSB dongle into your device and you’ll have a quick-release magnetic charging connection. Save 30% in The Awesomer Shop.
The latest wearable tech for astronauts, this custom-fit spacesuit weighs just 20 pounds, and is made from modern materials which improve mobility and comfort. The suit was designed for use on Boeing’s Starliner capsule, which is expected to transport a crew to the ISS in 2018.
The latest addition to Teenage Engineering’s awesome Pocket Operators is a programmable drum machine you can tote in your pants. Available by itself, or bundled with Microtonic VST letting you upload custom sounds. A nifty calculator inspired pro case drops this April.
We’re not sure why freakin’ Whirlpool is allowed to use crowdfunding, but their product is intriguing. Zera takes up to a week’s worth of leftover food and turns it into fertilizer in 24 hours with the help of an additive that consists mostly of coconut fiber and baking soda.