Everything You Need To Live a Cheap and Disposable Cardboard Lifestyle

Whether you're looking to minimize the amount of crap you own, reduce your footprint on the environment, or just don't have enough money to buy nice things—you can find cardboard equivalents of almost everything you can think of. And besides being cheap, they're easy and guilt-free to dispose of. » 9/11/12 5:00pm 9/11/12 5:00pm

Could the World's First Disposable French Press Actually Brew a Decent Cup Of Coffee?

The Grower's Cup coffee maker is billed as a hybrid between a filter dripmaker and a french press, except that it's more portable than both of those options, and is also completely disposable. Which makes it easier to carry and use during camping trips, or during any emergency that can be resolved with a tasty cup of… » 7/12/12 11:00am 7/12/12 11:00am

Hop-On To Unveil Android Phone at CES '09 (Will It Biodegrade?)

Hop-On » 10/24/08 1:15pm 10/24/08 1:15pm, makers of the first disposable cellphone and other low-end pieces for developing markets, has announced that their Android phone will debut at 2009's CES. Android seems like a perfect fit, with its licensing cost of zero allowing Hop-On to drive their prices even lower. No word on availability or price other…

Juicebar: A Super-Thin Disposable Cellphone Charger

The British company behind the Juicebar are billing it as "the world's slimmest emergency phone charger." The device looks about as big as a cardboard coaster, but apparently it is capable of powering up a phone for up to 480 minutes of standby, or around 60 minutes of talk time depending on the device. Full charge is… » 7/08/08 5:20pm 7/08/08 5:20pm

Hop-On Set To Release $125 Smartphone, Super Cheap 3G, GSM and More

You may recognize Hop-On from their wide array of cheap-o disposable cellphones and budget-friendly mobile devices. The company is looking to build on this reputation by unveiling six new phones including the $125 HOP 1801 smartphone and the HOP1809 which they claim will be one of the cheapest 3G capable phones you… » 6/06/08 2:50pm 6/06/08 2:50pm

Single-Use Video Camera Concept Takes the Pain Out of Converting Video

Here's another video camera concept from the folks at Yanko Design. The Glide, which is the brainchild of Greg Schramek, is a USB drive with a lens and controls for shooting video. Once you've finished shooting your digital masterpiece, you trade the drive in at a grocery store kiosk where it's converted into a DVD… » 4/12/07 10:22am 4/12/07 10:22am

Disposable Video Cam Concept is Slimmer, Easier to Use Than the Real Thing

Tired of shooting with CVS' fugly disposable video camera? Then check this one out. It's a prototype for a new breed of disposable vid camera, one that would save you money by letting you keep the camera once you're done shooting. All you need to replace is the DVD. This would be a great option for newbies who just… » 3/15/07 9:52pm 3/15/07 9:52pm