Posts Tagged 'paper'

Intellipaper USB Drive: The Green Flash Drive

If there’s one thing that people tend to toss around a lot, it’s USB flash drives. Since they are getting so small, they can easily be lost. In order to cut down on all that electronic waste, why not get a green USB flash drive, one made out of paper?

intellipaper usb paper drive

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Papercraft Starry Night: Painting with Paper

I don’t remember exactly when I started obsessing about The Starry Night, but needless to say that this is one painting that I find unforgettable, especially when it comes to the swirling wind patterns in the sky. I guess I’m not the only one because one artist decided to recreate tan intricate version of the image using paper as her medium.

quilled starry night susan myers

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Eco-Amp: The Papercraft Passive Amplifier

Passive smartphone amplifiers have continued to gain popularity over the years, and I have to say that I’m somewhat intrigued by this amp that’s completely made out of paper.

eco amp made passive amplifier iphone

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Anti-Wi-Fi Wallpaper Keeps Nosy Neighbors off Networks

Unless you vary your passwords often, it’s possible that some tech-savvy neighbors have figured out the password to your Wi-Fi home network, and they could be using it to download massive amounts of data, porn and pirated movies, or to snoop on your personal network. Instead of getting caught by the MPAA, it’s probably best to get this anti-Wi-Fi wallpaper to take care of business.

anti wifi wallpaper

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Paper iPad Drawing App by FiftyThree: Really Fluid and Partly Free

I’ve always thought that iPads are underused when it comes to handwriting and sketching purposes – mostly because of their lack of a precise and comfortable stylus. But even without the perfect input device, FiftyThree just released their awesome sketching and writing app for iPads.

paper app ipad

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Elastomeric “Soft” Robots Running on Pneumatic Actuators

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These new prototype robots, which were molded from paper and silicone rubber, can twist, bend, grip, and lift more than 100 times their own weight. The more astonishing fact is that they run on pneumatic actuators, which means that they basically run on air.

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Papernomad Cases: Sustainable Cases and Bags Made Out of Paper

Did you ever think about using paper for cases for your electronic devices? Well, a Vienna-based collected named Papernomad decided to start creating bags, covers, and cases for mobile devices using multiple layers of tear and water-resistant, as well as flame-retardant paper.

papernomad roots paper case iphone ipod ipad macbook sleeve sustainable

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Star Wars Paper Snowflakes: I Wanna Wish You a Jedi Christmas

If that papercraft Steve Jobs is a bit too complex for you, then you can try your hand at Star Wars-themed paper snowflakes, which will make some unique decorations for your home and Christmas tree.

papercraft snowflake star wars empire darth vader clone trooper

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Disposable Touch Paper Interface: the Way of the Future?

If you ever got a chance to watch the short-lived Caprica, they had a technology just like this. Now, it looks like smart paper could soon be upon us, as the Japanese have come up with some interesting research using paper as a touchscreen. Yes, that’s right, run of the mill paper can serve as a touch-based interface. What will they think of next?

smart paper japanese touch interface japan keio

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Zim and Zou’s Paper Game Boy Won’t Let You Play, But Still Looks Cool

This colorful Game Boy isn’t really an customized old school Nintendo Game Boy. Nah. It’s actually completely made out of paper! Well, it sure fooled me.

paper game boy nintendo zim and zou

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