A 3-D scanner, cellphone LoJack, an ultra high-tech guitar, and much more
By Kaitlin Miller, Steve MorgensternPosted 01.23.2012 at 10:08 am 1 Comment
Every month we search far and wide to bring you a dozen of the best new ideas in gear. These gadgets are the first, the best and the latest. Check out the gallery below to get the first look at what consumer technology has brought us this month.
Living in the average dorm room costs students around $5,500 a year, but that only buys you drab cinderblock walls and bad furniture. To make your digs stand out, you'll need some serious gear. We've put together a list of five dorm-room...well, certainly not essentials, but they're definitely gadgets that'll help your room stand out.
See them all in our gallery.
A range finder was installed on the Prism's neck to provide a Theramin-like effect of pitch bending.
Building your own guitar or synthesizer is impressive enough. But when you decide to smash the two music makers together -- and throw some lasers in for kicks -- the end result is the jaw-droppingly awesome "Prism."
When Keith Baxter asked a salesman at a Milwaukee sporting-goods store for something stronger than 60-pound line, he wasn’t dreaming of big fish. He was hoping to catch a face-melting solo—he needed the line for his PC-controlled, motorized guitar.