Here’s a first: a radio that’s shaped like a manual gearbox. Unfortunately, everything is controlled by moving the shifter. No word yet on pricing and availability.

This seems like another one of those gadgets that has a great novelty factor at first but becomes increasingly tedious to use over time. And keep in mind that novices who are used to an automatic radio might be annoyed by the grinding static sound you’ll get while learning to smoothly switch stations with this manual version

[via OhGizmo!]

Here’s a first: a radio that’s shaped like a manual gearbox. Unfortunately, everything is controlled by moving the shifter. No word yet on pricing and availability.

This seems like another one of those gadgets that has a great novelty factor at first but becomes increasingly tedious to use over time. And keep in mind that novices who are used to an automatic radio might be annoyed by the grinding static sound you’ll get while learning to smoothly switch stations with this manual version

[via OhGizmo!]