Tuesday, April 22, 2014
This beautiful house was designed by A. Mosow and will be constructed around a large tree in the mountains of Almaty, Kazakhstan. The transparent house offers a breathtaking view of the forest landscape that some would call tranquil and amazing. It has inside a spiral staircase, kitchen and modern bathroom. What do you guys think of the Glass Tree House?
Monday, April 21, 2014
Starting today Orlando Valverde will be joining The Collective Loop team as a contributor to the blog. He is no stranger to TCL and his desire and love for bikes and design will fit right in and collectively loop.
I'm excited to add a new perspective to TCL — please give Orlando a warm welcome, his first post should go up later this week. If you have any questions/suggestions/internet high fives please don’t hesitate to comment below.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
How would you like to customize and build your own phone? Google recently announced the Project Ara MDK (Modular Developer Kit), which is expected to launch in January 2015. The device will be called the "Gray Phone". "It’s called the Gray Phone because it’s meant to be drab gray to get people to customize it," It's scheduled to go on sale in January 2015 for around $50.
Google is looking to shake up the smartphone industry with Project Ara, the idea behind the project is that you will not need to buy a new device when you want the latest hardware inside your smartphone.
Instead you swaps components on the modular device, and this allows people to get the latest components they want to suit their phone needs. Would you get one of these?
Thursday, April 10, 2014
If your in the market for a wireless keyboard/mouse combo for your home, then why not this? Logitech has announce a new home entertainment keyboard, the Logitech K830 ($99.00), designed to enhance your TV entertainment experience. It features a bright back-lit keys and a built-in touch-pad.
"While relaxing at home, the Logitech Illuminated Living-Room Keyboard K830 lets you sit back and browse your connected TV from up to 33 feet away, thanks to its advanced wireless connection. And, with back-lit keys that automatically dim or brighten based on the amount of light in the room, you can use the keyboard day or night. There’s also no need to use a separate mouse since there is a smooth and responsive touch-pad built into the keyboard."Watch the video below or check out Logitech for more information.
Monday, April 7, 2014
Have you seen the Pibal bicycle crossed with what? A scooter. French designer Philippe Starck and car company Peugeot have unveiled a prototype bicycle crossed with a scooter, designed for a free cycle scheme in Bordeaux, France. Good idea. The first 300 units are expected to be manufactured and delivered by Peugeot in June, when they'll be loaned to citizens for Free. I wouldn't mind trying one out, but I don't live France.