Sometimes the best ideas for apps are those that simply re-purpose existing technologies. A great example is a new mobile phone app that can make a stuffed toy bark like a dog.
If you’ve always wanted to be a farmer but been bugged by a lack of space, it might be worth taking a little look into the world of insect farming. It’s an industry crawling with new opportunities.
Designer Kim Keun Ae has created a coffee cup that catches drops before they reach your desk or table. It’s a good example of the innovation you need in a crowded marketplace.
A not-for-profit organisation has been created to distribute a new jacket that can easily be reconfigured into a sleeping bag. It’s a great example of the transformative power of multi-purpose products.
Wave riders dreaming of an endless summer of paid surfing have a new way to catch their perfect job online. It’s a business model that’s sure to wipeout the competition.
In an increasingly stressful world, work/life balance and personal wellbeing are a concern for a growing number of people. Now a new wristband promises to help you maintain your emotional balance.
Separating the egg whites from their yolks has been the bane of many a would-be chef. Now a new tool sucks the hassle out of making a perfect meringue.
Do you love the smell and taste of bacon, but struggle to get up in the morning? The Wake N’ Bacon real bacon alarm clock might get some sizzle into your morning and egg you on to get moving.
Protecting the sheen of a new car is always a worry for motorists parking their cars outdoors, while the need for charging stations has long been a concern for electric car owners. Now a new device solves both problems.
Are you a dog lover with a passion for body art? Now, thanks to New York-based celebrity dog groomer Jorge Bendersky, you can give your beloved pooch a temporary tattoo.
Many people throw away razorblades because they think they’re dull, when really they just need to be cleaned. A new device called the RazorPit can save consumers a small fortune by cleaning away that residue.
For a growing number of apartment residents, finding enough room to have a full sized barbeque can be a challenge. Thankfully, the Bruce Handrail Grill lets you fry some hamburgers in ever the smallest of spaces.
Do you love a slow-cooked meal in the great outdoors? If so, the EasyOven could be the perfect accessory for your next camping trip.
Ever needed to correct a Twitter message after you sent it? Now you can Retwact it.
Want to keep your kids distracted, but fear they’re spending too much time on the PlayStation? It might be time to give them a Friend on the Fridge.
Imagine there’s someone at the door late at night, but you can’t quite make out who it is through the peephole. There’s a new digital way to work out who’s knocking.
Do you have trouble keeping track of all your plastic cards? Soon, a single device called the Jackcard could be the only thing you need to carry.
You’ve heard about all-you-can-eat fast food before, but what about all-you-can-drink coffee? For a monthly subscription fee, a start-up in Israel called CupsTelAviv lets its customers have as many cups as they want.
Have you ever received a well-intentioned but poorly thought through present? If you have a drawer full of old woollen Christmas jumpers, it might be time to give a gift platform called Jifiti a look.
If you’ve ever been involved in planning a wedding, you might have come across a bridezilla. Now wedding planners say they’re seeing a growing number of perfectionist grooms.