Copy & Paste is a portable scanning and printing tool with which you can literally perform the said function. You don’t need your heavy printer or a photocopier machine. All you need is this handheld scanner that can transfer the images and text from one source to another source, but in the physical plane.
Designers: Jayeong Yoon & Seulki Kim
Literally! Sticko uses the power of suction cups to help you stay connected wherever you go. Primarily designed for hands-free phone use in the car, the double sided suckers attach to your device and to any smooth surface like a rear-view mirror or windshield so you can look at your GPS or talk on speaker while driving. Not just limited to the phone, Sticko can be used on your iPad or for a variety of other applications!
Designers: Gal & Boaz Zucker
The Macaroon Hand Warmer makes the holiday season sweeter and warmer by letting the user do what comes naturally when our hands are cold… blowing on them! Composed of aluminum and heated by a USB rechargeable battery, simply cup in your hands and blow as you normally would. The device senses your breath and begins to warm instantaneously. A great gift for anyone in cold climates or with a sweet tooth!
The Samsung YOUM Smartwatch concept features a flexible AMOLED screen and looks very sexy. Hosting the latest software features like Google Now, which is always listening for the ‘Ok Google’ command, is quite an added bonus. The interface seems to display Google Glass like information cards with important notifications visible readily on the home screen of the device. Kinda reminds me of the Sony concept here.
Designer: Ian Nott
The Little Note Clock is simply ingenious! So simple, in fact, it’ll make you say “duh, why didn’t I think of that!” The only thing different between this and your average wall clock is its face made of dry erase board. Users can scribble anything from notes to numbers or doodles to reminders. Best of all, no two are just alike once you’ve added your own touch to it!
Designer: Tim Defleur
A seamless background can do a lot to make the focal point of a photo really pop! Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or just trying to get Instafamous on Instagram, you’ll fall in love with Foldio! It allows you to take your own seamless background on the go so you can photograph smaller objects anywhere. Flat-pack ready it fits in any bag or backpack and is super-easy to fold up when you need it!
Mention Kickstarter in a room and see how people start off with their two cents on the pros and cons. The bottom line on this topic is that crowdfunding is here to stay and innovations like the Auris Skye are in our hands thanks to the concept. The pain of getting seamless WiFi connectivity especially when you move from room to room is a thing of the past. The device is a receiver for your Music Dock that Streams Music Using Airplay or DLNA.
Auris Skye – Buy it Here
Now here’s a design that makes you say “duh!” Anyone with an iPad knows the frustration of trying to prop it up to watch videos. You know you’ve piled up the pillows to try and keep it upright, but the moment you shift in bed it falls on its face. It’s a delicate balance! Until now… the Flux+Flap case not only protects your iPrecious, but makes it possible to get the perfect angle each time thanks to an internal system of magnets. Check out the vid to see it in action!
Designer: Kenny Trythall + newFlux
With everything from built-in scissors to screwdrivers, the IN1 case is your one-stop-shop for all things utility! Like a Swiss army knife wrapped around your iPhone, you can use it to MacGyver yourself out of any situation, big or small! From tweezing splinters to rebuilding cars, it’s the perfect gift for any tinkerer. You can own it HERE!
Designed for rebels of the art world, the LASH portable light makes graffiti easy! The flexible attachment adapts to any universal spray can and stays put thanks to its gripping silicon and PC material. Bright LED light illuminates your workspace, but not so much that you’ll alert anyone nearby. Whether you’re an underground graffitist or a night-owl of a painter, it’s a must-have addition to any street artist’s toolkit.
Designer: Subinay Malhotra
It’s happened to all of us… you’re hard at work at the computer when a power failure occurs and you lose… EVERYTHING. The worst! — Autosave is great and all, but it doesn’t always do the trick. This is where Little Savior comes in handy. Just like the name suggests, it gives you an extra 10 minutes of power so you can save your work! Best of all, it’s just slightly larger than a standard plug, making it more discreet than other heavy duty surge protectors.
Designer: Myung-gyu Kim