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Monday, May 11, 2009

Personalize your laptop

By Tristan Eaton

Dell Design Studio’s spring collection offers 120 more custom designs to their growing selection of 200. Ed Boyd, Dell vice president of consumer experience design says below…

“Dell Design Studio is the purest form of self-expression for a wide variety of tastes and styles,” said Boyd. “I loved creating this first themed volume, and am really excited about the opportunities to bring in new curators, artists and points of view to the Design Studio.”


posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 8:03 am  

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Virtual Graffiti

WiiSpray Teaser from Martin Lihs on Vimeo.

The WiiSpray conceptualized by Martin Lihs at Bauhaus-University for his final diploma presentation enables users to bomb virtually. Martin Lihs explains the project in detail at the WiiSpray website:

The foundational basis for the project goes well beyond replacing real graffiti as an art form. Moreover, WiiSpray is to be seen as an interface to give graffiti a new virtual level surpassing tactile boundaries of the tangible world.

Within the system, there is a symbiosis of digital and analog as well as overcoming restrictions of distance and time. (more…)

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 7:18 am  

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Microsoft Sustainability

Microsoft has developed a really interesting video that gives you a glimpse into the future of the digital world. One of the more intriguing pieces we enjoyed was the e-paper that automatically updates its content with the days news and is totally interactive, while still retaining it’s papery feel.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:05 pm  

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

HP is on to something Good

Arizona State University’s Flexible Display Center and HP recently announced a prototype of a flexible lightweight computer screen that may very well change the face of computers. The production of these new computer screens use less energy and cost less to produce than conventional screens. Potentially, these “flexible” new displays could use up to 90% less materials by volume to produce than the conventional screen. Find out more right here.

via inhabitat:

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 8:00 am  

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Where’s the Keypad?

Apple Introduces Revolutionary New Laptop With No Keyboard

Meet “The Mac Wheel.” Due out in stores in 3-16 months.

via Swissmiss:

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 6:04 pm  

Thursday, December 18, 2008

30 Years of Apple

This is for all the Apple enthusiasts out there. Our only compaint is that Fiona Apple’s cover of the Beatles is a tad depressing.

via Tuaw:

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 10:17 am  

Friday, December 12, 2008

A Move In The Green Direction

Apple has been working hard this year to become leaders in the green electronics movement. They have been a little slow on the uptake, but the new Macbooks are a move in the right direction. Below is a list of the changes they’ve made to reduce their environmental footprint.

• Arsenic-free glass
• Mercury-free LED-backlit display
• Brominated flame retardant-free internal components
• PVC-free internal cables
• Highly recyclable aluminum and glass enclosure
• Up to 41 percent smaller packaging

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 11:00 am  

Friday, November 14, 2008

(Product) Red by Dell

Dell is getting it together – visually. They’ve recently released a new series of artist-designed laptops. The three original creations were designed by Joseph Amedokpo, Bruce Mau and Siobhan Gunning.

But wait…There’s more: With each purchase of a new Studio 15 or 17 laptop with (PRODUCT)RED artwork, a $20 contribution will be made to The Global Fund for its fight against AIDS! To find out more do your thing.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 8:54 am  

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Image Upgrade?

Check out this big budget attempt to bring some “street cred” to the PC. This new campaign called “I’m a PC” may be an improvement from those awkward Seinfeld-Gates advertisements, but Mac remains light years ahead.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 8:33 pm  

Monday, September 22, 2008

HP says: “No Packaging Necessary”

HP has developed a new notebook PC which is sold directly in a messenger bag virtually eliminating all consumer packaging. This sustainable concept reduces consumer packaging by 97% for each laptop sold.

via Sustainable is good:

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 6:07 am  
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