What Harm Could Possibly Befall Someone Wearing a Bubble Wrap Suit?

If bubble wrap is good enough to protect that ceramic frog you bought on eBay as it's shipped from Taiwan, surely a suit made from the same material would give mere mortals invincibility, right? At the least, Vat19's $15 blazer and pants set made from bubble wrap would provide a decent buffer from the other commuters… » 11/13/14 2:42pm 11/13/14 2:42pm

NASA reveals its next generation Tron spacesuit

This is it. This Tron-inspired design will be NASA's next generation spacesuit—the first that actually looks from the future and not a variation of the original 1960s suits from the Apollo program. With its glass 360-degree view and integrated Heads Up Display ready to detect xenomorphs, it would look right at home in… » 4/30/14 3:16pm 4/30/14 3:16pm

The $3.2 Million Bulletproof, Diamond-Studded Suit With a Built-In A/C

A bulletproof, air-conditioned, diamond-covered, $3.2 million suit? Even James Bond would drool over this. Not that it would matter; it's also waterproof. Naturally. » 3/19/14 12:40pm 3/19/14 12:40pm

You Can Be a Real Superhero With This Crazy Spider-Sense Robot Suit

Who doesn't want real-life superpowers? Unfortunately, getting yourself bitten by some kind of radioactive spider isn't really the best way to go about it. But thankfully, tech is here to resurrect your childhood hopes and dreams. University of Illinois' Victor Mateevitsi, for instance, has managed to bring… » 2/23/13 10:00am 2/23/13 10:00am

Classy or Not Classy: A $450 Polyester Burberry Blazer That Folds Into…

Here's something potentially useful but probably useless: a polyester blazer, made by Burberry, that can be folded into a convenient little pouch that zips itself up. It's great for travel! Burberry promises that the polyester suit won't crease from the folding and would still look great. » 6/25/12 4:00pm 6/25/12 4:00pm

Apple Filed Misleading Evidence Against Samsung...Again

Just like they tweaked their evidence against Samsung with the Galaxy Tab, it looks like Apple has flubbed evidence regarding the Samsung Galaxy S too. They shrunk the image of the Samsung phone to look like the size of an iPhone, even though it's not. » 8/19/11 12:51pm 8/19/11 12:51pm

Idea Flight for iPad

For the Love of God, Why Does the iPad Suit Still Exist?

Another year has passed, and another iPad has surfaced from the shadowy Cupertino mist. But you know what else has resurfaced? The iPad suit. Yep, Mohan's, the NYC tailoring outpost, is still offering to add an oversized "iPad pocket" to their suit coats, which is a perfectly good way to take the class out of that… » 3/04/11 12:20am 3/04/11 12:20am

Reporter Takes Box Cutter to the Wrist In the Name of Shark Suit Testing

A material that keeps you safe from a Great White chomp is cool enough. But what you're really going to want to watch for here is the willingness of KFMB reporter Jeff Zevely to take a box cutter across his thinly protected veins. [KFMB] » 2/25/11 5:20pm 2/25/11 5:20pm

Google Trespass Lawsuit Nets Boring Family $1 In Damages [dupe from…

Will Google survive with its financials intact? This is the question absolutely no one is asking today after it was learned the company will be forced to pay a Pittsburgh couple $1 for trespassing. And yes, they are the Borings. » 12/05/10 12:00pm 12/05/10 12:00pm

Motorola Sues Apple Over Pretty Much Everything Phone-Related

That's the problem with making really nice visual representations of the almost comically litigious mobile industry; you're never more than a few hours away from another sweeping accusation of patent infringements. This time it's Motorola's turn, with three complaints against Apple that cover a whopping 18 patents. » 10/06/10 4:45pm 10/06/10 4:45pm

Microsoft Sues Motorola Over Android-Related Patents

Microsoft announced today that they're going after Motorola for patent infringement. Specifically, nine patents that Microsoft says Motorola's Android smartphones infringe on. Given that Microsoft's already gotten HTC to roll over based on similar claims, this could get very interesting. » 10/01/10 4:49pm 10/01/10 4:49pm

HP Suing Mark Hurd To Protect Trade Secrets

Mark Hurd, the former HP CEO who was ousted last month amidst allegations of sexual harassment, just got a new job title: Co-President of Oracle. Shortly thereafter, he got slapped with a civil complaint from his former employer who says that his new position will necessarily require him to divulge HP trade secrets: » 9/07/10 3:47pm 9/07/10 3:47pm

Suits With Custom iPad Pockets, For the Fanboy On the Go

You could carry your iPad in a bag like a normal person. But it'd be so far from your body! Luckily, these new suits feature an iPad pocket inside the jacket, keeping it nice and close to your heart. » 5/27/10 11:40am 5/27/10 11:40am

Suit In A Backpack Keeps Clothes Wrinkle and Sweat Free

Targeting the thousands upon millions of businessmen who choose to cycle to work, the Highson Suit Commute is quite literally a-suit-in-a-backpack. It keeps your office-wear wrinkle-free, and also holds shoes, a tie and a laptop should you need to. » 5/12/10 6:29am 5/12/10 6:29am

Kodak Goes After Apple and RIM On Patent Infringement

Kodak's been on the decline for some time, but they're showing some fight today with ITC complaints against Apple and RIM, and two full-on lawsuits against Apple in US District court. The issue, as always, is patents. » 1/14/10 10:38am 1/14/10 10:38am

BlackBerry PowerPoint Presenter Combines Corporate America's Two…

Nothing says business like a BlackBerry. Except, obviously, a swanky PowerPoint Presentation. Ok, let me try this again: Nothing says biz-ness like the BlackBerry Powerpoint Presenter, which lets you conduct PowerPoint presentations from your BlackBerry, without a computer. » 1/06/10 8:00am 1/06/10 8:00am

Japanese Ice Suit Equips Ice Packs for Hot Tokyo Summers, Salarymen Now…

This "New Ice Suit" has integrated jacket icepacks, designed to alleviate some of the discomfort of Japanese salarymen who have to walking around scorching Japan streets during the summer. Looks like this newfangled ice technology isn't just for elite-level athletes anymore! » 6/16/09 6:30pm 6/16/09 6:30pm

Vintage Gaming Ties Futilely Subvert Corporate Authority

If a red tie is considered to exude power and authority at some business lunch, then an Asteroids tie must allude to nothing less than intergalactic domination. » 2/09/09 5:00pm 2/09/09 5:00pm