This Piggy Bank Uses Gravity To Let You Know When You've Saved a Buck

If you use a piggy bank as an interest-free savings account, you're probably happy to wait and be surprised at how much money you amass. But if you instead use a piggy bank as just a place to store pocket change, this simple weigh-scale bank will let you know when you've got enough money to buy a coffee or bagel. » 5/16/14 6:30pm 5/16/14 6:30pm

All You Need is Love from Talking, Romantic "Handsome Men" Piggy Bank

Things'd have to be pretty desperate in your love life if you needed one of these Ikemenbank, or "handsome men banks" from Bandai. For each 500 yen coin you drop in the heart-shaped gadget, you're rewarded with the next step of a virtual love affair with a Tamagotchi-like digital chap inside. He speaks to you with… » 6/20/08 7:45am 6/20/08 7:45am

DigiBank Piggy and Panda Banks Learn to Count

It's the Chinese year of the pig, so maybe that's why we're seeing so many piggy banks and pig-themed stuff lately, but the DigiBank from Keian takes piggy banking a step into the geek zone. It's smart enough to recognize which coins are dropped into it, dutifully counting them and showing you a running total on its… » 2/26/07 8:29am 2/26/07 8:29am