Monday, June 17 2019


Exciting Gadgets

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic, said sci-fi author Arthur C Clarke. And a fancy gadget is nothing short of a magic wand, says ATELIER. Here’s reporting some very cool, some very opulent and some very quirky ones that you’d love to flaunt.
The world’s leading designers have transformed their design aesthetics from runways to life’s luxuries. Perfect for fashionistas, these are newtech pieces that are really worth flaunting. Hello, style!
Jil Sander Smartphone
Jil Sander E906 is the new Windows Phone 7.5 Smartphone by the designer herself. It is a sleek and slim device that has the signature Jil Sander in electric blue trim. It features a 3.8-inch, WVGA resolution (480 x 800 pixel) display and is powered by a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. The phone has 16GB of internal storage and a 5MP camera on the back with autofocus and 720p HD (1280 x 720 pixel) video recording capability. An amazing feature is that the phone also comes with an application that lets users see the latest collections from the designer and locate stores that sell Jil Sander clothing. Perfect for fashion addicts!
Blue Sapphire Crystal Dior Touch
Blue Sapphire Crystal Dior Touch is a compact and high-performance luxury touch-phone, a marvel of elegance, sophistication and expert craftsmanship along with complex and luxurious constructions. The phone is adorned with ninetynine sapphire crystal pieces that form the intricate Dior cannage pattern. Its individual pieces are hand-assembled with the finest and most precious materials – Shanghai Blue sapphire crystal, steel, gold, diamond and mother-of-pearl; all combined together create an architectural gem that encloses Christian Dior’s heritage of luxury down to the tiniest detail.
The TAG Heuer LINK is the first luxury smartphone with a tactile screen. Equipped with upgradeable Google Android software, it has unparalleled access to over 250,000 applications and lightning-fast connectivity. It also features super responsive tabs making it one of the fastest phone in the market. It boasts unprecedented functionality, unparalleled looks and features and a total of 1,007 top Wesselton (2.53 carats) diamonds. The thirty-three diamond-encrusted TAG Heuer shield with a white mother-ofpearl plate on the back along with the finest white lizard skin and mirror-polished 316L stainless steel reinforce their dazzling clarity.
For the love of brilliance and technology, here’s an ode to the lovers of glitz. Take your pick from these gadgets that come studded with diamonds and crystals. Are you ready to shine?
USB Heart by Swarovski
It is funky, appealing and has diamonds. You can use it as an accessory with your favourite dress as you carry your world around in it. The sparkling heart-shaped pendant and chain is a USB key. The silicon heart holds fifty-four Swarovski diamonds. The enticing chain is made of stainless steel and its shine harmonises with the bling of precious rhombus. The innovative device is a blend of glamour and technology. It can be a fitting romantic gift for your tech-savvy darling this Valentine’s.
Swarovski Crystal iPhone 4 Case by Deos Live
Loaded with rich crystals and creatively carved Christmas tree design on the back cover, this Swarovski iPhone 4 case is a rage already. To complement your new iPhone this case is a stylish chic option. Over 1,200 zillion cut Swarovski crystals are hand placed on the case. The beautifully designed piece is a mix of dexterous craftsmanship and innovative concept required to shape a special product that spells luxury through and through.
Alligator by Vertu
It is created to complement your opulent lifestyle. The touch screen Alligator from Vertu attracts the proficient’s eye. To enhance the luxury quotient, the phone has strings of diamonds on it. And it strikes the perfect balance between glamour and modern technology. The polished stainless-steel edges, sapphire screen, diamond-encrusted body and the touch of leather makes it classy. The large screen is equipped with HD technology. And it comes loaded with the Vertu concierge, Vertu Club Access, Vertu Select, Vertu City Brief, Vertu Me and satellite navigation with maps.
Windproof Lighter by Zippo
An ideal souvenir, this bling emblem is a windproof lighter from Zippo. The eye-catching design is polished with chrome and embedded with Swarovski crystals. The interesting dollar pattern carved on its body makes it an interesting piece. An appropriate gift for those with fiery passions!
These glittering, shiny gold gadgets take fashion to a whole new level. They certainly don’t come cheap and, of course, are mostly made under the ambit of limited-editions, so you will cherish the purchase for life.
iPod Touch 24-karat Gold Supreme Fire Edition
This dazzling limited-edition masterpiece happens to be the most classy and costly ipod in the world, valued at GBP 209,995. The body of this splendid device is made up of 125 grams of solid 24-karat gold that holds a stunning Apple logo made up of 21 grams of gold, firmly holding fifty-three sparkling diamonds. The frontal body has 124 diamonds engraved on it whereas the chief navigation button has twenty-eight diamonds set in 16 grams of gold. This flashy gadget is highly desired by all tech lovers.
iPhone 3GS Supreme
This glittering gadget is the most desired accessory that anyone can wish for. iPhone 3GS Supreme, designed by Stuart Hughes, is the most expensive phone in the world, priced at GBP 1.92 million. The phone flawlessly flaunts 22 karats of 271 grams gold casing, a large diamond on the home button, 136 perfect diamonds weighing 68 karats lining the edges and another fifty-three diamonds on the back case. Looks like an ode to Steve Jobs and a treat to those who love Apple.
Nintendo Wii Supreme
This is yet another superlative gadget that tops the ‘gizmos-to-drool-for’ list. Once again, designed and crafted by Stuart Hughes, this ultimate gaming station came into being after six months of meticulous workmanship. This limited-edition gadget’s skin swanks over 2500 grams of 22-karat gold while the home button comprises seventy-eight pieces of 0.25-carat diamonds. The gold-plated device is priced at GBP 299,995. So here’s a treat for all gaming addicts – go ahead and grab your limited edition. Play along with bling.
Gold USB Flash drive
This mini shining gold USB flash drive is small enough to be carried on a key ring. This striking, lightweight gold-plated device comes in memory sizes ranging from 128 MB to 16 GB. This luxury gadget is certainly gaining momentum amongst fashion followers. As the year concludes, grab your gold stick and gift it to someone you love. A perfect way to begin a brand new year.
Check out the latest cameras in the world, each of which stands out for its unique features and looks. Say cheese!
Canon’s EOS-1D X professional camera offers some out-of-the-box features that you can’t stop admiring. It features a newly developed 18.1 megapixel Full Frame CMOS sensor, 61-point High Density Reticular Auto Focus (AF) system and wider frame coverage adding more flexibility to the focusing system, and 100,000-pixel RGB Metering Sensor for greater accuracy. Adding on some more, this camera also has dual DIGIC 5+ processors that provide full-resolution images at up to 14 frames per second. What else do you need?
We all try our hand occasionally with high-definition photography struggling for the right shot. Here’s where Sony’s ultra thin Cybershot model DSC-TX55 comes in. This incredible digital camera offers 16.2 megapixel, Full HD video, 5x Zoom and 3D capability. It’s highly acclaimed Exmor R™ CMOS sensor delivers image detail and ultra-low picture noise in both still images and Full HD video – even in low-light conditions. It is available in gold, black and silver in the Indian market.
Capture all the madness around you with Lytro’s light field camera. This pocket-sized engine arrests all the rays of light in a scene providing the ability to focus on anything in a picture after it’s taken. Lytro’s unique light-field sensor collects the colour, intensity, and the direction of every light ray flowing into the camera, capturing a scene in four dimensions. It comes with an 8x optical zoom lens and f/2 lens. It also works well in low-light environments, clicking high definition images every time. Though in rudimentary stages, this is definitely a technology to watch out for. Available in 8GB and 16GB models, storing 350 and 750 pictures respectively, this lightweight camera comes in three colours.
Document each page of your life with the Olympus Pen system E-PM1 12.3 megapixel camera. It has a stabilisation technology that never lets the picture blur. Its face detection automatically adjusts on the subject’s eyes while shooting a portrait. Additional features in this camera include the Shadow Adjustment Technology that corrects for extreme light variations with high-tech efficiency either before image capture or during post-capture edits. This product is available in six stylish colours – purple, pink, brown, white, silver and black.
These gadgets have a spark of madness and a mission – to make life better. They come packed in unconventional forms but are extremely useful when you know them better.
No Tresspassing This
Are you tired of the many glances at your screen? Do you crave privacy when browsing at public places? Here’s the solution to all your ‘I need my space’ problems – body-laptop interface. It is a knitted garment that has spaces for you to put your head, hands and laptop inside it. It not only gives you freedom to browse freely at public places but also helps you concentrate and stay warm! The conceptual laptop-body sock from Stern lab looks like a noble idea.
Four-wheeled Smartphone
At the recent autoshow in Tokyo, Toyota unveiled a futuristic concept car Fun-VII and called it “smartphone on four wheels”. The exterior will have touchscreen panels and it can also be used as a screen for pictures and videos. stay connected with your friends on Facebok and enjoy the ride. It will also connect the driver to other vehicles. The automobile giant hasn’t given a date on which this car beomes a reality yet. But those who are passionate about cars and phones are hoping to drive this beauty soon.
Thinking Cap
The researchers down under are claiming to have developed an actual thinking cap! This cool gadget can make you an artist or a mathematician as you put this thinking cap on. It has two electricity conductors that stimulates the targeted parts of the brain by emitting low-level electrical pulses for about ten minutes. The hightened brain activity stays for approximately an hour according to the Australian researches. Those who tried it showed impressive results of solving complex problems or getting more creative. They founders like to call it a creative cap.
Food Alarm
Here’s an offbeat fire alarm clock that makes no noise. This one is called a Wasabi Fire Alarm Clock and has won an award in 2011 Ig Nobel Awards too. After much research, it was found that the smell of wasabi can wake up people. Thus, came up the idea of a fire alarm clock that oozes out wasabi odour. The developers, Air Water Safety Service Inc., Kobe, claim that it can wake up people within two-and-a-half minutes and is effective in a room of about fifty square feet. It is extremely useful in case of hearing impaired people. Something sure smells funny around here. A

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