Pantone Rubik's Cube: Color Matching For Nerds

If pouring over color swatches at Home Depot leaves you overwhelmed, the Rubitone could make the process easier by helping to assess your options in a form that nerds can understand. Unlike a traditional Rubik's cube, the object here is not to solve it, but to match colors that might look good in a bedroom or living… » 10/28/08 11:45am 10/28/08 11:45am

LED Rubiks Cube is Unnecessary Digitization of a Classic

So I can totally see the point of the new Mirror Rubiks » 10/21/08 7:39am 10/21/08 7:39am cube, since it's a harder, weirder, even more tactile version of the classic...but this LED Magic Cube 2.0 version just leaves me scratching my head. Why make a physical digital pushbutton version of an absolute classic puzzle?Part of the joy of the original was…

Rubiks Cube Alarm Clock Puts a Twist Into Telling Time

If this were just a simple clock shaped like a Rubiks Cube it would be cool. Throw in the ability to twist the top row to switch between time, temperature, alarm and date modes and it becomes awesome. Plus, it is priced at an affordable $24.98 and you never have to endure the shame of being unable to solve it. [What… » 4/10/08 9:30pm 4/10/08 9:30pm

Rubik's Cube Security Gadget Looks Too Complicated To Be Useful

Could you imagine if you had to solve a Rubik's cube every time you had to access your email? Your Google Groups friends would call you up in about a week wondering if you died. Cheng-Li Hung thinks differently, and designed up this rather cool-looking (and slightly simplified) Rubik's security system. To secure your… » 2/21/08 9:20pm 2/21/08 9:20pm

Build Your Own Rubik's Cube Subwoofer in 164 Easy Steps

Well, maybe not "easy" steps—after all, it took designer Zachary Paisley 80 days, some serious manual labor, $1586 in total build costs, and a whole lot of math to put together the world's first Rubik's Cube-shaped 15-inch Direct-Servo Subwoofer. I think you will agree that the results were worth the effort.… » 10/17/07 12:30pm 10/17/07 12:30pm

Rubik's Revolution: Crapping All Over 2 Classic Games

Imagine your two most beloved childhood games. Now imagine them mating and producing a deformed child. That is what the Rubik's Revolution is—the deformed love child of the classic Rubik's Cube and color/sound game, Simon. They took all of the puzzle out of the Rubik's Cube by not allowing the blocks to rotate. There… » 4/02/07 8:00pm 4/02/07 8:00pm