How To Gain Traction When You're Running or Walking On Snow And Ice

Accidental falls kill 30,208 Americans each year. That's only 3,000 less than car accidents. And the technology exists to utterly eliminate poor-traction in even the worst winter conditions. You can either add it (affordably!) to your existing boots or shoes or buy a dedicated pair and it'll help whether you're just… » 3/16/15 5:39pm 3/16/15 5:39pm

Silicone Straps Serve as Beverage Seatbelts On This Serving Tray

If you spent any time working as a server in a restaurant or bar, you're probably already a master at carrying trays full of food. The rest of us, however, need all the help we can get. And this clever serving tray from Finell helps eliminate spills using a series of stretchy silicone bands that help to hold… » 3/04/14 10:33am 3/04/14 10:33am

Marware's Game Grip Will Aesthetically Ruin Your iPhone

Gaming on the iPhone and iPod touch could be great with the addition of a gamepad handle: the promise of the iControlPad » 11/01/08 9:00pm 11/01/08 9:00pm comes to mind. But the iPhone platform doesn't deserve two giant foam handles that do nothing but ruin the sleek lines of the device, providing no buttons, no extra battery life, and no added…

Cyber Smash Grip Add-on Turns Wiimotes Into DualShocks

Despite the supposedly game-changing motion controls that the Wii brings to gaming, a good portion of AAA games use the Wiimote in the more traditional controller sense. How do you make the one-handed controller more comfortable for two handed play? By shoving it inside a body that adds an "analog" stick and two… » 3/27/08 5:20pm 3/27/08 5:20pm

Japanese Oral Grip Machine Tortures, Improves Smiles

The Japanese are not unfamiliar with using gadgets to improve their appearance, but this Oral Grip Machine just looks and sounds too painful to be used while not inundated with sake. It's a couple pieces of plastic you shove in your mouth to work your oral muscles out with for four minutes at a time, three times a… » 3/12/08 1:00pm 3/12/08 1:00pm