The Ceramic Remote Control, from designer Yuta Watanabe, is, you guessed it -- fragile! The idea is that since you can't just throw it down on the floor or table with gusto, that it will never get lost. You'll always set it down somewhere safe and easy to find. Interesting concept, but I'm sticking to my remote, which is a six foot pole with a chicken wing taped to the end. It never gets lost, and if I accidentally drop it over the side of the bed, the chicken wing attracts the dog, who picks it up for me. Not to brag, but it did win the "most delicious remote" award at a recent contest.
Ceramic Remote Control [yankodesign]
The Clicker is a universal remote with a bottle opener attached. I don't know how expensive they are but I do know much it would cost to duct tape a regular bottle opener to my existing remote, so free is kind of my price point right now. And free, as you may know, is what th... / Continue →
Huge flatscreens are okay for watching movies and all, but who needs a movie when you can have slowly rotating colors? For $25 you can pick up the Color Light DVD from Charles & Marie, and then drive off a cliff for being stupid.
This DVD softly rotates through a series of ... / Continue →
This is the $100 Dr. Who Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote. You touch different sections of it and wave it around to change the channel, adjust the volume, etc. etc. Plus you can point it at a roommate like a magic wand and be all, "Hocus pocus, be gone with you!"
Using sim... / Continue →