Reinvented Bulb Isn't Just a Bulb: It's an LED Light Source

"The lightbulb is dead. Long live CFL!" may be the chant sounding around the world as we switch to the energy-efficient fluorescent lighting, but this has its own problems—something the LED bulb from Frog Design is intended to fix. It's arguable the CFLs are bad for the environment, with plastic parts, electronics and… » 9/03/08 11:15am 9/03/08 11:15am

Alltel Adds 1 Million Subscribers, Makes Sprint Feel Even Worse

Alltel, the runt of the nationwide carriers, added 1 million customers this past quarter, totally now over 13 million subscribers. Even though the CDMA-based carrier says it operates the "largest" network, we don't actually know anyone who uses it. Still, its aggressive pricing strategies and frogdesign-based… » 5/15/08 11:55am 5/15/08 11:55am

Dr. Frog Reminds You to Water Plants, Plays One on TV

If your plants always look like they came out of the jungle where Predator and Governor Schwarzenegger did battle, invest in Doctor Frog. He's an accredited Ph.D. in plantology, and uses what's left of the lower half of his body—he was in a horrific golf cart accident—to detect the conductivity of your soil. » 5/17/07 4:50pm 5/17/07 4:50pm

Alltel Teams With Frog Design and eMusic, Launching Jump Music


Today, Alltel, the littlest big carrier, launches Jump Music, software that's iTunes-like in its dual nature as music manager and storefront. The announcement might seem like a non-event to most Giz readers—how many Alltel customers are even out there in the Giz nation? But you may want to start paying attention to… » 5/11/07 1:01am 5/11/07 1:01am

CUin5 Cellphone: Design Fiction by branko Lukic


The design of your phone is the result of countless business plans, TCO and ROI analyses. The CUin5 is the bizarro world version of that business plan. Every face includes a keypad, microphone and speaker. » 2/22/07 4:30pm 2/22/07 4:30pm

The "super-practical" interface is also one of several sci-fi design hybrids— or Design Fictions—that will be…

Keyboard/Mouse/Speaker Set - Frog Family


If googly-eyed penguin speakers just aren't quite creepy enough for you, how about the Frog Family PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse/Speaker set. Suggested by commenter wolfrider (thanks!) who says "go big or go home", every piece of this set, the keyboard, the mouse and the speakers are green frogs with wiggly eyes. Fun for kids… » 1/30/07 3:05pm 1/30/07 3:05pm