WWWorks is the profile name over at Etsy and he’s done some nice work on his first release.Â What I like about the style of this design is the lack of gears you so commonly see with USB steampunk.Â Rather, WWWorks put some detail into the design on the brass. So here is a bit of detail about WWWorks.Â Based in Budapest Hungary WWWorks is a computer IT guy by day and a craftsman by night.Â Trying to break away from the Continue Reading
I understand it would take a fairly big solar panel to correctly power 4-5 devices connected to a USB hub, but it would be nice to see a trickle charge feature for anything connected.Â Like I said yesterday, in our house we have 3 iPhones, a Flip Video camera, two blue-tooth headsets and some other stuff, so a solar powered trickle charging USB hub would be nice. Continue Reading
The UVmini [as they call it] comes in two models.Â A USB version and a USB + battery version.Â Obviously the second version is geared toward the germ-a-fobes who travel and uses a lithium battery which can cycle 10 cleanings.Â I would opt for the battery pack as keeping your toothbrush cleaning kit tethered to your computer’s USB port is a bit ridiculous [yet again, another reason to get a USB outlet kit]. We don’t have any price information as of yet but they should start hitting Pan-Asian vendors shortly. The rest of the world will have to wait a bit longer. Continue Reading
- Step 1 – Open magazine and see the ad
- Step 2 – Pop out the webkey
- Step 3 – Connect it to a USB port on your PC
Granted, it’s not designed with the same conversion tools that Ion Audio has, but it does work with Windows Sound Record or Mac’s Garage Band, so conversion of vinyl to MP3 is totally possible.Â In fact, many might prefer their standard apps to do the conversion rather than deal with a 3rd party software package. Either way, the Thanko USB Record Player is a nice addition to that old-school sound for just $100 bucks.
Thanko hasn’t released a US version yet, but you can get one now from Japanese retailers here. Continue Reading