Richie Hawtin’s PLAYdifferently MODEL 1 DJ Mixer Revealed

shockwebpic_playdifferentlymodel1Designed and developed by techno DJ Richie Hawtin and former Allen & Heath product designer Andy Rigby-Jones, the much talked about analog MODEL 1 mixer has just been unveiled. Take a look.

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These Earbuds Will EQ The Audio In The World Around You

shockwebpic_hereearbudsDoppler Labs, the creators of DUBS Acoustic Filters for hearing protection are launching a new product called the Here Active Listening System, a set of wireless earbuds that allows the user to EQ or ‘filter’ the sound according to what they’re listening to or what kind of environment they’re in.

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MIDI Jacket Allows Music Through Movement

shockleewebpic_midijacketThe field of wearable tech is getting more innovative with each passing day. The Machina collective out of Mexico have put together a line of fashionable wears that serve as performance tech devices.

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China’s Web Junkies: An Internet Addiction Documentary

shockleewebpic_chinawebjunkiesWatch this short documentary from the NY Times about a boot camp treatment facility for internet addicted youth in China where since 2008, internet addiction has been declared a clinical disorder and a top health threat to teenagers.

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Shocklee At 2014 International CES

shockleewebpic_ces2014The 2014 International CES is taking place in Las Vegas, starting officially on January 7th for a week full of all the latest and future consumer electronics, technology and entertainment to come. Reportedly this upcoming show will hit 2 million square feet of exhibition space making it the biggest EVER. And that’s just the show floor.

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High Tech Trash: Your Computer Parts Are Toxic

shockleewebpic_ewasteproblemAs this year comes to a close and you might add a few new gadgets to your collection, here is something to take into consideration when it’s time to get rid of your old ones.

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African Teen Reverse Engineers Junk To Improve His Community

Kelvin Doe is a 15 year old African teen who has recently become a shining example of how DIY and maker culture is really being used in situations of extreme scarcity to help build communities.

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Reinventing The Design Process: 3D Printshow 2012 London Recap

The 3D Printshow 2012 just took place in London this past weekend, check out this recap from the event for a look at some of the design ideas 3D printing is being used for. Whether it’s for creative applications or more practical scientific uses, there is no doubt that 3D printing is a game-changer, this technology is on the rise and becoming cheaper and more accessible for everyone.

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[NYC] September 29-30th: World Maker Faire 2012 – Science, Technology Projects, Art + DIY Culture

World Maker Faire takes place this weekend at the New York Hall of Science [NYSCI] in Queens on Saturday, September 29th and Sunday, September 30th. This event will feature over 500 exhibitors, showcase presentations and how-to workshops from the leaders in the maker movement, talks from DIY experts and industry leaders, and opportunities to learn specific making skills. Inspiring and fun for all ages, this event will get you excited about the possibilities of making.

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New German Technology Turns Ink Into Sound

Paper speakers with special inks that conduct electricity and vibrate when an electric current passes through them will soon be the new way of playing music and will surely open up new avenues for multimedia and advertising.

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