I can’t believe someone makes… Wi-Fi detector baseball caps

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After the Tweed Karl Lagerfeld iPod Helmet, there’s more on the clothing-meets-technology theme. And they still don’t mix.

This time, I can’t believe someone makes Wi-Fi detector baseball caps. Where to begin? How about the fact that you can’t see the signal strength indicator up on your own bunce… you’d have to take it off to look at it in your hand. Doh!

Unless, of course, you are just serving a public interest, informing bystanders of the Wi-Fi signal strength in your location…

The glowing bars on the cap light up according to signal strength, and apparently the cap can sense 802.11b and g networks. Oh yes, and batteries are included.

Who makes them? ThinkGeek, for $14.999, if there are any still left in stock. Similar t-shirts are also available, for $19.99.

Still, I suppose the cap is better – from a fashion point of view – than a touch-sensitive bongo playing t-shirt

blue-tooth-dress.jpgAnd don’t get me started on Bluetooth-enabled dresses. See right, Sony Ericsson spokesperson Maria Sharapova unveils the prototype garment from one Georgie Davies.

Apparently the scales on the dress (just visible) light up when the owner’s phone is ringing.

Almost as bad as the GPS-enabled lingerie already discussed on our Tech Startup blog… Enough, already!

Previous I can’t believe posts:

* I can’t believe someone makes… Mobile phone cigarette lighters

* I can’t believe someone makes… Tweed Karl Lagerfeld iPod Helmets

* I can’t believe someone makes… Faceless watches [Part 2]

* I can’t believe someone makes… Faceless watches [Part 1]

* I can’t believe someone makes…. USB construction sites

* I can’t believe someone makes… LED disco shower lights

* I can’t believe someone makes… Snail Art Cars

* I can’t believe someone makes… Electric paper plane launchers

* I can’t believe someone makes… A wooden MacBook

* I can’t believe someone makes… Rubik’s Cube Calendars

* I can’t believe someone makes… A mobile phone shaver

* I can’t believe someone makes… An LED messaging mouse

* I can’t believe someone makes… Swarovski Crystal LCD TVs

* I can’t believe someone makes… Glowing writstballs

* I can’t believe someone makes… Klingon keyboards

* I can’t believe someone makes… Armadillo Breadbins

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