Rubik's Illuminate Cube – retro toy becomes light and speaker

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Another piece of Japanese madness inspiration, this time taking the Rubik’s Cube and adding light and sound to create the Illuminate Cube.

There’s one big downside here – it’s not a functioning Rubik’s Cube, so you can’t have a twist when you get bored. But you can hook it up to a music source (or your computer) for a miniaturised novelty sound system. And even better, it’s also a lamp that will flash in time to your music – not unlike the dancefloor in the 70s classic, Saturday Night Fever.

The Rubik’s Illuminate Cube is set to go on sale in Japan later this month for 5,250 Yen (around £24). The good news is that you’ll also be able to buy online at Geek Stuff 4U – and they ship worldwide.

Geek Stuff 4U website

Via Retro To Go

Dave Walker