Category Archives: Concepts

VEGAS BABY! It’s CES 2020!

For the last couple of years some of us here at Yuppie Gadgets have been making the yearly pilgrimage to CES aka Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. It has been running for more than 50 years, showcasing innovations and devices. CES 2020 has just started. Here are some of what is being showcased this […]

LEGO Land Rover Defender – Remote Control . Yay or Nay?

The guys over at LEGO Ideas always welcome new product ideas from LEGO fans and this gem might just become a reality. This is the classic Land Rover Defender, an icon in 4×4 vehicles. Now you may be thinking there have been many builds of Defenders, why another one? Only this time it’s not the […]

CES 2019 – Catch up

CES is holding court for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies — the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. The yearly pilgrimage to Las Vegas is here and let’s catch up on what’s been showcased. Mercedes-Benz Vision Urbanetic concept If you’ve ever wanted to be chauffeured around […]

The Ataribox aka Atari VCS – It’s coming together…slowly

Remember last year when we first broke this awesome news? Well it turns out the company is still working on bringing us this updated, yet nostalgic piece of gaming. Atari COO Michael Arzt apologizes for all the things he can’t tell us, like when, where, how much, how powerful, etc. the Atari VCS might be. But […]

First official images of the LEGO Ideas NASA Apollo Saturn V

The wait is over! After a year in development we’re incredibly proud to unveil and present the first official images of the LEGO Ideas 21309 NASA Apollo Saturn V designed by LEGO Ideas members Felix Stiessen and Valérie Roche. You’ll be able to find the 1 meter high (approximately 1:110 scale) icon of space exploration here […]

BMW Motorrad and LEGO® Technic present the Hover Ride Design Concept

Hover Ride Design Concept

The LEGO Technic BMW R 1200 GS Adventure is not just a fun model kit consisting of 603 parts, it is also the result of the successful and creative collaboration between BMW Motorrad and LEGO Technic. They have now gone one step further and have gone and built the Hover Ride Design Concept. Furthermore, the […]

Say Hello to Cozmo – Only the coolest robot ever invented.

Say hello to Cozmo, a gifted little guy with a mind of his own. He’s a real-life robot like you’ve only seen in movies, with a one-of-a-kind personality that evolves the more you hang out. He’ll nudge you to play and keep you constantly surprised. Cozmo’s your accomplice in a crazy amount of fun. Cozmo […]

Internet of Trousers Fashion Range by Samsung – Coming Soon to Yuppie Gadgets

Internet of Trousers

Samsung Electronics, a world leader in Internet of Things and advanced components, announced the Internet of Trousers, a new lineup of IoT-enabled smarter fashion products and Yuppie Gadgets are super excited to be bringing this ultimate technology to you right here in SA! The new fashion range includes an exciting collection of pants abounding with […]

Parrot Sequoia Camera Turns Drones Into Flying Farmers

The guys at Parrot HQ in France have cooked up a multi-camera sensor that turns a drone into a farmer’s best friend, doing smart agricultural surveys that can figure out the best spots for crops and gage the health of plants from hundreds of feet above them. Dubbed Parrot Sequoia, the kit consists of two components. […]

Coming Soon: Parrot Disco – The First Wing-Shaped Drone

Parrot Disco

Parrot Disco is a fascinating project: a fast, smart, ultra-light drone with around 45 minutes of flight time. This will be the first “ready-to-fly” wing-shaped drone, and the first everyone can easily pilot. Just mount the wings to the body and throw it in the air. No piloting skills are required. Check it out in […]