Here at the Whiteboard, we’re always excited about the next big thing. We recently learned about the New Haven startup, Chairigami. The company has a variety of office furniture made entirely from fiber-reinforced cardboard. “Chairman,” Founder & CEO Zach Rotholz donated 3 pieces to The Grove for field testing. Coming straight from the Chairigami sofa, here’s our review.Read more
Trying to quit smoking? In this post, we review the beta version of a new product which uses a combination of neuroscience, mediation, and technology to help you change your life.
goBlue Labs’ Craving To Quit app is part of “a 21 day smoking cessation program”which clinical research has shown “yielded a 36% quit rate that largely persisted 4 months later (31%).” That’s a significantly better chance of breaking your habit.
Learn more about the product, and how you can become a beta tester.Read more
This month, the Whiteboard features entrepreneur Mark Donne of diffr3nt. His venture is gaining considerable attention for its innovative product, a one-of-a-kind iPhone case that’s sure to turn heads wherever it goes. Read his profile to learn more about the startup that’s daring to be, …well, diffr3nt.Read more
Being smartphone fans, we were particularly interested to hear about a whole new kind of phone case that is being made by hand, right here in Connecticut, by two Connecticut university grads.
The company is diffr3nt, and was founded by Mark Donne, a recent graduate of Fairfield University’s filmmaking program. As he puts it, “diffr3nt was created with one purpose, to shake things up. We literally just wanted to be different, no pun intended. We saw a whole lot of the same out there and we were tired of settling. We just wanted to make a case that we would use.”Read more
The rumor of an outrageous $800 iPhone 5 swept through the Twitterverse this month, with fans speculating on what would justify that sky-high price. Apple products are known for being pricy and breaking some of the industry’s biggest records, but will the iPhone 5 come packed with features that no one could’ve predicted? Will the iPhone 5 meet fans high expectations? Rather than speculate about fact, we gathered the funniest ideas proposed on Twitter. The results are hilarious.Read more