Say happy birthday in binary


This card may just look like a lot of printed zeroes and ones, but true dorks (and computers) will know that there's much more to it than meets the eye. One of a range of technology cards by Folksy seller Jane Cameron, the clever card carrries the message 'Happy birthday', written in binary code. … [Read more...]

Five iPhone 4 cases for geeks

Tetris iPhone case from Etsy seller EgoorEngland

So the last couple of months have been a bit rocky for Apple. They finally released the iPhone 4....only to discover that the aerial is basically botched. Still, it's not all bad. The aerial only refuses to work if you place your actual hands over it. Y'know, like when you use a normal mobile … [Read more...]

Five crafty iPad cases


Here at Dork Adore, opinion is still divided on the iPad. Susi has learned some big iPad lessons, and I really, really want one...although I'm still not completely convinced why. If you've already got your iPad, you'll probably want to keep it in the perfect, glossy condition it arrived in. We … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day gifts for geeks


C'mon now, you didn't think we'd get through February without at least one Valentine's Day post, did you? I know it's all a scam thought up by Hallmark to get us all spending money, but's all a bit of fun really. Floundering for ideas for the dork you desire? We've come up with a few … [Read more...]

Make your own: Tech Head Fascinator


This Christmas, I'm switching a lot of my present shopping from the high street to online marketplaces like Folksy. Buying from independent designers means you know exactly where your items came from, you get to speak to a real person, and most of the sellers allow you to add your own personal … [Read more...]

Pac-Man Jewellery from Folksy


As you can probably tell from this post, I'm a big fan of the 80s. My weakness for all things retro and geeky doesn't just stop at kids clothing, and after writing that piece I had a little wander onto Folksy to see what I could find. Turns out, there are quite a few jewellery designers who share … [Read more...]