When it comes to off-the-wall gadgets, the retro chic items seem to get me every time. There's something so incredibly sleek and romantic looking about retro gadget-fusion items and the concept of the Rubik MP3 Player is no exception. Designed by Pratt grad Heeyong Shin the player allows users to control music the same way someone plays with a Rubik's cube puzzle - only it's a little less of a brain tease. Users can listen to the music while having fun, says Heeyong. I'd buy it for my desktop any day.

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