Design

Star Wars R2-D2 Water Bottle

January 23, 2009 Robert Birming 5

It’s not the first time this tin can astromech droid gets filled with water. Last year we could see R2-D2 as an aquarium with a built-in periscope, and now the design of the popular Star Wars robot has been used for a water bottle.

Gadgets

Retro Transformers Watch

January 22, 2009 Robert Birming 3

Fans of the Transformers robots will soon be able to get their hands on a new edition of Takara Tomy’s classic Transformers wristwatch that was first released in the 80s.

Design

Awesome 50s Style Mecha Robot Models

January 18, 2009 Robert Birming 4

The talented Japanese 3D artist Kazushi Kobayashi has created the Chubu 01 – a line of beautiful mecha robot models described as something from “a parallel 50s where the robots are the most popular transport system”.

Design

49-Foot-Tall ASIMO Robot

December 19, 2008 Robert Birming 5

Honda has tested a 49-foot replica of their ASIMO humanoid robot, that’s 12 times the height of the original. The animated replica will be a guest of honor at the 120th Rose Parade as well as kick off Honda’s 50th anniversary of U.S. operations.

Gadgets

dNaNo – USB R/C Micro Cars by Kyosho

December 12, 2008 Robert Birming 8

The Japanese R/C model car company KYOSHO is about to release the dNaNo series in USA and Europe. These micro cars are super realistic 1:43 scale replicas and they’ve got the same level of details as the Die-cast models do.

Style

Tokyoflash NI Watch

December 2, 2008 Robert Birming 5

NI, a stylish watch made entirely from stainless steel with a polished finish, is the latest timepiece from the popular Japanese-based wrist wear importer Tokyoflash.

Style

Kisai Denshoku – New Tokyoflash Watch

November 25, 2008 Robert Birming 3

The cool looking Denshoku watch, inspired by the neon skylines of Shinjuku, is the the first timepiece from the new Kisai brand that the Japanese company Tokyoflash is now offering through their online shop.

Gadgets

Pac-Man Arcade Game for Your Home

November 11, 2008 Robert Birming 6

The Japanese game developer Namco, designers of the original 1980s Pac-Man video game, is now giving you the opportunity to play the classic game in a true retro aracade fashion – in your own living room.

Gadgets

Hello Kitty Clock

November 8, 2008 Robert Birming 1

It’s been over a month since we wrote about the last Hello Kitty gadget, which was this USB Webcam, so it’s about time you Sanrio cat fans gets something new to drool over. This time we give you the Hello Kitty alarm clock.

Style

Fire – New Tokyoflash Watch

November 6, 2008 Robert Birming 5

Fire – a streamlined, lightweight watch equipped with multicolored LEDs – is the latest addition to the steadily growing stream of hard-to-read timepieces from Tokyoflash.

Gadgets

Digital Mickey Mouse Photo Frame

November 6, 2008 Robert Birming 3

Yes, it’s Mickey time again. Last week we saw the Mickey Mouse Glove USB Flash Drive, and now the Japanese company Sega Toys has announced yet another gadget inspired by the popular Disney mouse; a digital photo frame.