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This ain't no fixie with a minty fresh paint job, this is the Faraday. Built for the Oregon Manifest design competition, ideas factory Ideo teamed up with bike builders Rock Lobster Cycles to produce this retro-technotastic electric bike. Everything futuristic has been hidden inside the frame: tho...

October 10th 2011 at 4:17pm 0 Comments
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If you're a sucker for technical drawings, then feast your eyes on the CAD drawing / iPhone 4 photo mashups recently published on Core77. Hipstomp (AKA Rain Noe) found out that Apple had released the CAD drawings of the iPhone 4 exterior with special annotations for case manufacturers, and he pro...

July 30th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Core77 had a chat with Apple's Jonathan Ive about the iPhone 4 and the materials that it's made out of, and Ive says that the process is very holistic; Apple has really gone from start to finish with the types of metal and glass that make up the latest iPhone, and they've worked at every step of the...

June 30th 2010 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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I happened to catch this interesting hack on core77 and tried it for myself. You take four business cards, cut them up to interlock, leaving enough space for your earbuds to nestle inside, pop it open a bit and voila -- instant speaker cones for the tiny music makers. My MacBook Pro's headphone por...

April 8th 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Hey New Yorkers, did you get a chance to check out last week's Greener Gadgets conference? If not, you missed out on some killer eco gadgetry and discussion, including a panel on electronics recycling from our own Editor-in-chief, Joshua Topolsky. As the dust settled on the main event, the design c...

March 2nd 2009 at 10:03pm 0 Comments
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The Greener Gadgets Conference is coming up in a few weeks here, so we thought we'd bring you some highlights of the design competition it's sponsoring. First up, Recompute is a fully sustainable design for a desktop computer -- meaning that it makes use of low-impact manufacturing, uses fully re...

February 3rd 2009 at 11:23am 0 Comments
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It's true, we're suckers for good design, which is why we're sponsoring Core77's next Design2.0 event in Boston next month. This one's all about the intersection of technology and product design. We have a pair of tickets for the event to give away, so if you're in the Boston metro area and would l...

October 19th 2006 at 12:23pm 0 Comments
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Yeah, we know it's a little late now, but if you happened to be in San Francisco last week you might have noticed our own Peter Rojas was one of the speakers at Design 2.0, a Core77 sponsored event that found Pete on the receiving end of a round of applause for sparing the audience the obligatory P...

June 19th 2006 at 9:14pm 0 Comments