UK-based Tech 21 have devised a real-life, mailable, flubber-esque gel that becomes rigid on impact. This substance dubbed "d30" is used to safeguard an iPhone or iPod Touch from owners with buttery fingers.
Here's a video of a new band that uses iPhones and a Nintendo DS to play their music. Unluckily, they call themselves iBand. Luckily, they are not as bad as the name. And in any case, they show the great possibilities for having fun creating music with these devices. Giz fan Seb, one of the players, tells us how:
Ah, Corporate America, with its esoteric rituals and power lunches. One of the more recognizable aspects of this subculture is the role of the handshake: who's hand is on top, how firm was the pump and how sweaty were the palms are but a few of the attributes used to discern the intentions of the handshaking parties.…