We’re sure that most inventors out there are genuinely looking to make the world a better place, but the best intentions don’t always produce the best inventions, and while the following gadgets will all likely appeal to someone, somewhere, we can’t exactly recommend, say, an ear-shaped iPhone case or a $300 toothpaste squeezer. But as the saying goes, “one man’s crapgadget is another man’s treasure.”
Read – It’s like a beanbag chair for your iPad! For your lap!
Read – At $300, this toothpaste tube squeezer should pay for itself exactly one day before the sun burns out.
Read – How is this iPhone case different than all other iPhone cases? Simple: it makes it look like you’ve contracted some sort of engorged ear disease. Never get bothered during important phone calls again!
Read – It’s a battery charger! For the ladies!
Crapgadget: ‘it seemed like a good idea at the time’ edition originally appeared on Engadget on Mon, 26 Sep 2011 22:55:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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Gadgets can radically alter our lives — they can save us time and money and improve our health. And then there’s the crapgadget, a breed of technology seemingly designed for little more than draining our already microscopic bank accounts. But hey, it’s your money, and if you want to spend it on, say, an inflatable outdoor movie theater, a speaker shaped like a tiny bird, or a case for your iPhone with a terrifying fake beetle attached, that’s your call. If you need us, however, we’ll be recovering from our solo table tennis game by fanning ourselves off with our smartphone. Check out the latest craptastic roundup below, and be sure to vote for your (least) favorite.
Continue reading Crapgadget: ‘money to burn’ edition
Crapgadget: ‘money to burn’ edition originally appeared on Engadget on Thu, 30 Jun 2011 19:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
Love sleeping with earbuds in? Hate setting your smartphone in its alarm dock before you go to bed? The folks at Thanko have unveiled a little something called EARINALM which may be right up your alley. The premise is pretty straightforward: it’s a set of earbuds that contains an alarm clock, stopwatch, and a calendar. The package includes a USB adapter of charging. Yours now for a mere
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Sizable schnoz? Problem probiscis? Looking for a dubious, crapgadgety
alternative to costly rhinoplasty? A Japanese company called Omni has a device called the Beauty Lift High Nose that claims it will do the trick. You can get yours for $140 if you dare — but don’t hold out for an Engadget review before placing your order.
Continue reading Beauty Lift High Nose puts the plastic in (and leaves the surgery out of) plastic surgery
Beauty Lift High Nose puts the plastic in (and leaves the surgery out of) plastic surgery originally appeared on Engadget on Thu, 10 Feb 2011 05:24:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
This is definitely what Jesus would do.
Crapgadget CES, round three: the ioPrego Electronic Rosary originally appeared on Engadget on Sat, 08 Jan 2011 15:38:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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The most disturbing part… is the smiles.
Crapgadget CES, round two: TASER C2 now in pretty colors originally appeared on Engadget on Fri, 07 Jan 2011 22:37:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.