The Wattstation Is A Sexy Electric Gas Pump

No, it’s not for your smartphone or laptop. It’s the General Electric’s Yves Behar-designed Wattstation for charging your electric car in a jiffy.

It’s meant to make charging your car’s battery more convenient by being accessible on the street. It also can withstand various weather conditions and the smooth, organic design doesn’t hurt either.

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Vibration Powered Self Charging Batteries

A new AA sized generator has been developed by Brother Industries that is capable of charging connected AA battery using vibrations.

The new AA generator contains an electromagnetic induction generator and an electric double layer capacitor and is designed for devices at need small amounts of power to operate such as remote controls.

Self-Charging Batteries Powered by Vibration

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Pay & Sit: The Private Bench

Designer Fabian Brunsing has created a new type of park bench, and rather than being able to sit and read your newspaper for free, this is one you actually have to pay for.

As you will see in the video below, the Pay & Sit park bench features built in spikes, when you insert a half a Euro coin, the spikes retract and you are able to sit on the bench.

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Noise Cancelling Headphones Without Electronics

We havefeatures a number of noise cancelling headphones here on Geeky Gadgets such as the Bose C15 and Teac T50. Which both do a fine job of reducing surrounding sounds but are expensive and packed with electronics to assist the noise reduction.

ZEM on the other hand claim that they can reduce noise with no electronics and have launched their new SensGard noise cancelling headphones.

ZEM Heaphones

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The Time Talks Flip Clock

We have featured quite a few different clocks here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one features a unique design, the Time Talks Flip Clock. As you can see from the photo rather than displaying the time in numbers the time is displayed in words.

So 3.15 is displayed as quarter past three, it certainly looks a lot more interesting than a normal clock, and I really like the design.

The Time Talks Flip Clock
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The HTC1 Smartphone Concept

Designer Andrew Kim has come up with a stunning concept for a new HTC smartphone which he calls the HTC1. As you can see from the photos the design looks amazing and we hope HTC have seen this becuase they should be considering this design for one of their future smartphones.

The HTC1 Concept features a large display and some of the parts are made from machined brass, as you can see from the photos there is a single Home button like on the iPhone and the rest of the controls are via the touchscreen.

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Coasters Made from Aerospace Materials Are Very Cool

If I were a geek that really enjoyed coasters these new ones from Black Badger would be at the top of my list. These aren’t the paper coasters you normally flick around your table at a restaurant while waiting for your food; these things are made from the same high tech materials that are found in racecars and aircraft.

The coasters are constructed from titanium and carbon fiber. The outer ring of titanium is also laser etched and numbered. There will only be 35 of these coasters made.

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Vibrating Car Seats Designed To Prevent Accidents

A researcher at Yale University has developed a new safety system for cars, that is designed to alert you of a potential danger, and instead of using either sound or something visual the system uses touch.

The car seat is lined with vibrating motors from cell phones which slightly vibrate when you are moving along the road, there are then sensors fitted on the outside of the car.

Vibrating Car Seats Designed To Prevent Accidents
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