Weird Tech: 12 geeky uses for technology

Weird Tech: 12 geeky uses for technology

Summary: Dream up new ways to use technology with these quirky and futuristic ideas.


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  • Binder clips cable tidy

    Brillliant use for binder clips to tidy stray cables and stop them dropping off the desk.

    Credit: Buzzfeed

  • Contact lens

    Prototype containing micro-LED in a contact lens which will allow the wearer to see what they might on a computer screen.

    Credit: Ecouterre

  • LED eyelashes

    Created by Soomi Park, these motion sensitive eyelashes can be turned on and off by tilting your head.

    Credit: Inhabitat

Topics: Hardware, Emerging Tech, After Hours, DIY

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  • Ohh, fire up the MacBook

    i am ready for breakfast! No, really that one made me hungry. Where were the flaming laptop batteries? I have some mesquite wood chips and fajitas to grill up....
  • No way

    Man that is jsut liek WAY too cool. Amazing.
  • Creative

    Creative stuff.
  • Really?

    I hope this was meant to be a funny article...
  • Quick, Call Adam and Jamie!

    A few years ago, the Mythbusters cable TV show had a Thanksgiving episode in which they tested the myth that an automobile engine could be used to cook dinner while driving to the designated place to eat it. By measuring the temperature profile of various parts of the engine and drive train (catalytic converter is quite hot, for example), and with the help of a creative TV celebrity chef, they did it.

    Maybe they would be interested in computer cookery. It might take a server farm to cook Thanksgiving dinners, though.
  • A whole new meaning

    That Mac is totally fried
  • cig lighter

    People were toying with solar cigarette lighters in the 1960s, if not sooner. They used a mirror, not a lens, but were about the same size.