Air Guitar Gadgets Aren't as Cool as Real Guitars, Somehow

In Den Den Town in Osaka, Bashcraft and I found a table with a bunch of air guitar gadgets at the front of an electronics store. What are air guitar gadgets, you ask? They're stupid little devices that make noise when you pretend to play guitar, making you look like a total jackass. Or me look like a total jackass,… » 10/17/07 4:00pm 10/17/07 4:00pm

Martin's "History of Flight" Guitar Costs $150,000, Ranks Among World's…

As the owner of a Martin guitar (one that cost substantially less than $150,000), I know this one-of-a-kind piece here probably has beautiful tone and resonance, made as it is from the finest Adirondack spruce and Brazilian rosewood. But we seriously have to talk about this "History of Flight" theme...
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Air Guitar Pro: An Accessory for a Virtual Toy?

Japanese toy manufacturer Takara Tomy has developed a special "air guitar controller," which is essentially the upper neck and head of a real guitar. There are fake frets and and it plays little noises when pushing the frets. The Air Guitar Pro is available for $22 and will likely never hit our shores. It's okay, I… » 4/11/07 8:20pm 4/11/07 8:20pm

T-Shirt Turns Air Guitar Riffs Into Actual Sounds: The World Weeps

Odds are that everyone has rocked out to the sweet sounds of an air guitar on at least one occasion and now scientists have invented a t-shirt that transforms your air riffs into real ones. The t-shirt interprets the movements of the wearer's arms (one picks and the other creates cords) and wirelessly sends the… » 11/13/06 9:06am 11/13/06 9:06am