Geeks - you've gotta love 'em. Yes, they can be irritating when quoting obscure Spock-isms for the millionth time but they certainly know their onions when it comes to creating cool T-shirts, especially ones that do more than simply cover the upper body. Enter the truly ingenious Wi-Fi Detecting T-Shirt.
John's catalogue pose
As its name suggests, this hi-tech garment lets you know when you're in a Wi-Fi zone by graphically displaying the Wi-Fi connections floating around the vicinity. Glowing bars on the front of the shirt dynamically change as the signal strength fluctuates. Clever, eh?
Armed with this so-nerdy-it's-cool clobber there's no need to crack open your laptop or fiddle with your PDA searching for nearby Wi-Fi signals. Wear it anywhere - from coffee shops and airports to hotels and forthcoming Friends of DeForest Kelley Conventions. The possibilities are endless. Kind of.
Glowing bars dynamically change as the signal strength fluctuates
Watch it light up
Capable of showing strengths of 802.11b or 802.11g (whatever that means), the Wi-Fi Detecting T-Shirt is destined to become an essential travelling companion for all you roving surfers. Simply check out your chest and get connected. It's just like being bionic. Well, ish.
lets you know when you're in a Wi-Fi zone
As well as its undeniable practicality, this über-hip tee looks pretty darned cool. And in terms of showing off your geek credentials it beats all those 'My other car is a Millennium Falcon/I don't remember this sci-fi show but I'll pretend to' T-shirts by a country mile.
Small battery pack
So how does this tribute to geekocity work? We'd love to say it receives its power remotely from a subterranean base hidden somewhere beneath the Mojave Desert, but the truth is there's a sleek little battery pack hidden in the hem. Simply switch on and start scanning. The Wi-Fi Detecting T-Shirt is set to become a must-have accessory amongst fashion-conscious geeks, Wi-Fi fans and fluent Klingon speaking tech-heads the world over, so hit the Buy button and start receiving all the right signals. Quapla!
Great idea, Firefox!
"Wear it anywhere - from coffee shops and airports to hotels and forthcoming Friends of DeForest Kelley Conventions. "
You wouldn't look at all suspicious wearing a t-shirt with batteries and a wire in an airport! Charlie, Coventry - 20th February 2008
Firebox says: Good point Charlie, maybe not such a good idea to wear it in airports after all.