Yes, the gadget above is actually a fully-functionsly Skype phone. Find that and more in this cool list of gadgets. Which ones is your favorite?
SpeckTone Retro iPod Speaker Dock
SpeckProducts introduces the “Specktone Retro” iPod speaker dock. It features a 4-inch subwoofer and two 3-inch drivers with 28W output. Available in three different colors and priced at $150.
Wait, wait, wait—stop the presses. For once in the history of mankind there is actually an iPod speaker dock that is cool enough to be purchased
Teac SL-A200 CD/LP Record Player
Looking for a new LP record player that’s also compatible with CDs? Check out the Teac SL-A200. This retro-styled device features a built-in 3W x 2ch amplifier, CD player (with CD-R/RW compatibility), AM/FM tuner, analog (RCA) output, and blue/orange LED indicator lights. The belt-driven turntable offers three playback modes — LP, EP, and SP. It measures 385 x 410 x 195mm and weighs approx. 13.6-pounds. Available now in Japan, at the price of $218 USD. [Source]
Retro Cell Phone Receiver
Presenting the retro-styled cell phone receiver from Fred Flare. It works with most cell phones using the provided adapters and measures in at 2.5″ x 8″ — with a 19″ long cord. [Source]
Digital Cowboy’s Classic USB Skype Phone
Styled after a classic rotary phone, the DC-NCTEL1 is far from old-fashioned, it features USB connectivity and full Skype compatibility. You can actually use the rotary dial to call a preset Skype number. This phone measures 260 x 130 x 14 mm and weighs 1.6 pounds.
So just lift the receiver and dial a number the old fashioned way. When the receiver is picked Skype starts automatically and closes when the receiver is placed in the cradle
This modder managed to cram a Gateway GP6-400 into the shell of an old Commodore CBM 3032, complete with Kubuntu. The original screen was replaced by a 7-inch LCD display with integrated DVB-T tuner. Plus, it has a DVD-ROM drive hacked into the monitor’s back side.
When I was growing up I had an Apple ][, but what I really wanted, after having read many picture books about computers, was a Commodore PET. To me, the PET was and remains one of the classic computer designs of the 80s
Wurlitzer’s iPod Jukebox
Enjoy listening to music from your iPod in a whole new way with Wurlitzer’s “One More Time” Jukebox. In addition to the retro styling, it features a built-in iPod dock, Bose Acoustimass Sound System, and a 100 CD Changer. So if you get tired of listening to the 10,000 songs on your 60GB iPod, than just fire up some CD’s for more countless hours of enjoyment. All this doesn’t come cheap though, expect to shell out $9,500 USD to own one of these babies. [Source 1|2]
Retro Cell Phone Stun Gun
At $867 USD (7,000 Yuan), this retro-styled cell phone features an integrated stun gun, aptly named the “Shock Stick”. Flip the volume switch up and the top of the phone emits an electromagnetic wave that may be lethal. [Source]