The 2014 BMW M4 Concept Coupé has carbon fiber-reinforced plastic parts, including the roof, front splitter and rear diffuser. Its huge air intakes cool its yet to be specified engine. Official reveal video here.
Cadillac is on a roll with their concept cars. The Elmiraj is their latest take on the grand coupe. It has a 500hp 4.5L turbocharged V8, 22″ wheels, a titanium, leather and wood interior and a stunning profile. More on Autoblog.
Everything but the Manual is David Graas’ concept for a DIY furniture kit. It consists of 177 identical oak blocks that can be affixed to each other using ordinary bolts and wing nuts. It’s LEGO furniture. Video here.
A two-seater car with a 550hp V10 Lamborghini engine. The Parcour is designed to be equally at home on gravel, snow and race tracks. Its exhaust system is above the gearbox to prevent them from being damaged when off-roading.
An offshoot of BMW’s Active Tourer concept compact car. It’s a hybrid that has a 1.5L engine and an electric motor for a total output of 190hp. It has a built-in carrier rack for two bicycles, rugged interior and a glass roof.
Invented by Steve Hollinger, the Squito is a ball-shaped throwable camera. It takes 360º panoramic videos or pictures and has built-in image stitching and stabilization. The Darkball variant uses infrared and thermal imaging.
An unusual vehicle made from sustainable materials, designers Kenneth Cobonpue and Albrecht Birkner’s car would have a woven skin, replaceable after it biodegrades. Not the most practical concept, but still visually striking.
Industrial designer Joey Ruiter conceived this fat-wheeled urban bike with a special holder built in for carrying around a 1/2 gallon growler filled with his favorite beer instead of a water bottle. Hydration is overrated anyhow.
Google Glass doesn’t have a lot of interactive features yet, but it may already have a killer app. Its voice search is so good it’s terrifying. It’s basically outsourced thinking. Memorization may soon be obsolete.
Gulfstream? Pfff. The billionaires of the future will take to the skies in a Saker S-1. This concept for a two-seater plane is designed after fighter jets, with a maximum speed of Mach 0.99. That’s 754mph. More at Gizmag.
The Gran Lusso Coupé concept is a glimpse at the future of BMW. It has a V12 engine, 21″ wheels, wood and leather interior and a meticulously sculpted body that manages to look sleek even though it’s arrestingly immense.
The creator of the GIFTY concept camera says it would allow you to shoot and print real life GIFs but it actually seems more like a fun way of making photo flipbooks in a GIFFY. We totally understand if you don’t appreciate that pun.
Aston Martin celebrates its centenary with the CC100 Speedster, a concept car that marries its past and present. It has a handmade carbon fiber body with split cockpit design and a V12 engine. View the full gallery here.
The guys at TechRadar envision a world in which Microsoft and Sony put aside their differences to collaborate on the ultimate gaming console. One which not only plays next-gen games, but games from past-gen systems.
Similar to the Tick Clip, Why The Friday’s Instant Table are tall clamps that can be attached to any suitable material to make a table or perhaps a bed. The resulting furniture can easily be disassembled.
Playground Inc. presents its ideas for Google Glass apps. The company says that all of these can be made today, but they can’t be implemented with the current battery technology and the API for Glass. More here.
Lamborghini’s gift to itself for its 50th birthday. Inspired by the Apache helicopter, the Egoista has a single-occupant cockpit, a 5.2L V10 engine, stabilizing flaps and aircraft-like LED lights. Makes the Veneno look downright sane.
Prototypes from the Adobe XD team. The pen can be used to draw and transfer images between devices. But the real innovation is the ruler, which adds guidelines on screen to make it easier to draw lines and shapes accurately.
Designer Thibaut Rouganne came up with the Envol, a portable desk for frequent travelers who could use a workspace on the go. The Envol can be used on a table or while in bed. It also doubles as a briefcase.
A concept for multipurpose furniture by Julia Kononenko. It can be converted from a sofa into a dinner table for six people. The cushions turn into stools while the double-layered backrest turns into a tabletop.
Federico Bianco suggests features for the next Apple iOS. Some are borrowed from jailbreak apps – shortcuts to settings, SMS quick reply, downloading files in Safari – but the half-open mode for apps is a novel idea.