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Commuter Computer Cycles

Get Around Tech-Style With the DIY Mounted Netbook Bicycle

— August 3, 2009 — Art & Design
Don’t have a smartphone or PDA but need to have computer access? Why not mount your netbook onto the handlebars of your bike?

This DIY project is a cute little look at the technological obsession that society has embraced. We need it wherever we go and apparently even when we’re riding a bike.

The mounted netbook is good for directions, or a viewable map, or just any standard information that you need to keep with you. I wouldn’t suggest leaving it alone anywhere; you know, free laptops don’t stick around long unattended.
Trend Themes
1. DIY Mounted Technology - Opportunity for disruptive innovation: Develop customizable mounting solutions for various tech devices, such as smartphones or tablets, to be attached to bicycles or other modes of transportation.
2. Portable Computing - Opportunity for disruptive innovation: Create lightweight and durable computer devices specifically designed for on-the-go use, catering to the needs of commuters and travelers.
3. Smart Mobility Accessories - Opportunity for disruptive innovation: Design and manufacture innovative accessories for personal mobility devices, like bikes or scooters, that integrate technology seamlessly into the user experience.
Industry Implications
1. Technology Accessories - Opportunity for disruptive innovation: Explore the creation of specialized accessories for tech devices, like mounting solutions, to enhance the functionality and convenience for different user scenarios.
2. Transportation - Opportunity for disruptive innovation: Develop smart transportation solutions that combine technology and mobility for more efficient and connected commuting experiences.
3. Portable Computing - Opportunity for disruptive innovation: Target the market for portable computing devices by creating new form factors and features tailored specifically for travelers and individuals on the move.
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