Turn any material into an interactive multi-touch surface

Imagine turning your 24 inch LCD screen at home into a full fledged multi-touch surface, and that too just by peeling a film and sticking it to the screen. Hard to believe? A Portugal based company called Displax is literally turning this into reality. Whether the surface is flat or curved, glass or wood, “DISPLAX Multitouch Technology turns any non-conductive material into an interactive multitouch surface”.


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Stickpecker reminds you of Woodpecker in the forest

What do you have to say about this? Isn’t it really a cute version of the woodpecker and the pecked trunk? This wonderful act of the bird has been captured by the artist on chopsticks that lets you feel the natural creatures and their creativity around you whenever you dine. This has been designed in acrylic so that people remember that whenever they use these chopsticks they are not wasting wood but helping in preservation of forest.


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Free Ovi Maps downloaded over 1.4 million times in 2 weeks, becomes an instant success

Who doesn’t want free stuff? And that too if the product is of good quality…there are no second thoughts, for sure. Here’s a great example. Nokia announced that Ovi Maps is available for free on 21st Jan 2010, and in just two weeks time, the application has been downloaded over 1.4 million times worldwide. Obviously this is something even Nokia never expected.


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Google adds multi-touch pinch-to-zoom functionality to Nexus One

In a rather surprising move, Google added multi-touch functionality to Nexus One by an over-the-air update. Once the system is updated, users can take advantage of the “pinch-to-zoom functionality” on the device’s web browser, photo gallery and Google maps. Although the Nexus One by itself is a powerful device, the lack of multi-touch capability somehow made it sub-par, especially when it was compared with the iPhone.


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Beanbags for Cellphones?

A-ha! that looks so comfortable. The same way we need to take rest after a day’s work, our cellphones also gasp for some break! So what’s better than letting them have their due on this mini beanbag chair, that has been build just for these little multifunctional gadgets. You can make them feel “at home” with this Beanbag Cellphone Chair rather than keeping them flat on any hard surface.


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