Send tip

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

Read more »
University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

Read more »
Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

Read more »
Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Thanks to Japan's new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Profe...

Read more »
. . . .

Obsolete Hardwares That Should Embrace Open Source

Written on May 07, 2011 by Japhet Writ

Comments Off

Fighting insider listed six deceased gadgets that could have become hobbyist favorites, if their makers had embraced open source.

MAKE’s recent post calls the companies’ attention that it would be better to make a product line open source, instead of killing it. There are ahead-of-their-time gadgets that could be capable of doing amazing stuff, if only opened to the right people. Gadgets that were canned, but with lots of potential, could have been an […]

Read the rest of the article »

Gallery

Share

Featured


View all