The Securifi Almond's touch-screen novelty, while it works great, is not enough to make up for the lack of features and performance as well as the price tag.
The vibrating fork designed to curb quick bites heads to Kickstarter.
CNET's Donald Bell offers his review of the Numark iDJ2 iPod DJ mixer.
The novelty mode is a nod to old-timey VHS tapes, and their gleefully dodgy quality.
These novelty LEDs might charm you if you've already bought into Philips' family of connected lighting products.
Philips' programmable LED lightbulbs offer some intriguing possibilities alongside a high novelty factor.
You might not have an obvious need for an Internet-connected, color-changing light bulb, but the Philips Hue Connected Bulb kit offers enough potential to justify its high price tag.
Actor Tom Hanks recentlyy debuted a typewriter app for iPads called Hanx Writer. Since its release, Hanx has skyrocketed to the top of iTunes as the most downloaded app. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi explains the novelty of Hanx and recommends other typewriting apps to download, if you too crave a modern spin on that old fashioned clickety-click of the keys.
With quad-core chips quickly losing their novelty, the industry will start pushing benefits like better graphics and power efficiency.
For now, Field Trip is probably best viewed as a fun and interesting novelty, not a local-search necessity.
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