10 Super Cool Gadgets for Designers

Everyone loves to get a little gadget here and there or at least check out on the latest cool stuff that comes out everyday. I selected a few and really cool gadgets that most designers wouldn't mind having it. Check them out, and get the ones you want.

Dual Iphone/Ipod Docking Station

Say bye to the wires all over the place, this is a great way to recharge your iphone, and ipod with the convenience of having only one little wire coming out of the back of you dock station. With a very cool design the dock station gives you a change to re-connect with nature as you charge your apple devices. It's handmade of cedar, there for it looks, feels and smells amazing! And it's compatible with iphone 3g and all ipod devices (except shuffle). Buy it at Etsy for $119.00 USD

Spy Watch

If you are a fan of the famous agent James Bond you will definitely like this gadget that will make you feel like a secret agent. The spy watch is a high class surveillance DVR wrist watch, that can record up to 7 hours of video footage thanks to the 4gb internal flash memory that comes with it. Buy it at Chinavasion for $41.14

Corky Wall Organizer

This is great if you are a little disorganized, it will help you get your stuff together and stop losing everything when you most need it. Use your empty walls to organize your things. The Corky Wall Organizer has multiple embroidered pockets to hold a variety of items, including pens, pencils, scissors, your keys, your glasses, etc. Buy it at KangaRoom for $29.99

Laptop Sleeve

This is a very cool way to cover your laptop, made of heavy duty vinyl and padded with 1/4 fabric backed foam with a classic cool design that will get your friends asking how you got that. It's also custom made for different types of laptop to fit best. Buy it at Barry's Farm for $40.00

Backpack for Mac

BackPack is a sturdy, sleek looking shelf designed exclusively to attach to the back of iMac and Apple Cinema Displays. This handy little piece of heavy gauge steel is perfectly sized to hold hard drives, USB peripherals or even a Mac mini. (If you use it to display your favorite Star Wars action figures, we’ll totally understand.) You can use the perforated base to tie up that web of cables lurking behind your Mac. Buy it at Twelve South for $29.99

Tainell T500 MID

The Chinese company Tainell recently released they new toy. The 6.1" x 3.5" x 1.0" silvery white slate runs Windows XP on a 1.1GHz Atom Z510 processor and 1GB of RAM and features a 5" touchscreen boasting a resolution of 1024 x 600. It also has a 32GB SSD, VGA webcam, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, and 3G. All this on the palm of your hand, so far it's only available on China but a lot of people wish they had that available everywhere. View it at Tainell

Flash Drive Combination Lock

Keeping your data secure on your flash drive is always a worry and if you feel that 256 bit hardware encryption might not be enough. You can always add a combination lock to the end of a USB drive. I don’t think we’ll keep out the most determined of data thieves and still looks funky. Buy it at Verdict for £5.95

Mimi Mini USB Monitor

Looking for that extra bit of screen real estate to get you through the busy workday? Referring to notes while writing an e-mail, checking info in a spreadsheet while entering data into a web page, keeping an eye on your to-do list while browsing YouTube. It's handy to have additional monitor space at the ready. Buy it at ThinkGeek for $129.99

Camera Cube Level

Here is a useful accessory for your DSLR camera, to make sure you get that perfect shot, the Camera Cube Level. The Camera Cube Level is a mini spirit level for your DSLR, which fits on the flash mount on top of your camera, you will then be able to see when the camera is perfectly level. Buy it at Photojojo for $15.00

Kodak Easyshare Digital Frame

There is a lot of digital picture frames out there but Kodak has just released their Easyshare D830 Digital Frame. Which allows you to use any traditional 8? x 10? picture frame you desire. Making it easier to match your interior decor and not have a large lump of plastic. It has a 512 MB internal memory which can store up to 4000 pictures. Will be available in September - press release for £119.99

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