It seems that just about every day, another company jumps into the fray with another iPod dock, so it’s good to see one that stands out a little bit.
Smart Design’s Dragon I iPod dock has a unique style that certainly isn’t shy.
OLED (organic light emitting diode) technology has been gradually gaining momentum as a display medium for everything cell phones, portable media players and even some upcoming computer monitors. But did you know OLED can be amped up enough to generate a meaningful source of illumination?
GE Global Research has been working on a prototype of an OLED light source that could be the shape of things to come.
One of my favorite places to shop for unique art and gifts is on Etsy. I was surfing around there today and came across an artist who goes by the name of MonkeyCraft and specializes in making video game inspired accessories.
Rather than displaying your weight in pounds or kilos, this clever bathroom scale from Firebox lets you compare your heft with that of famous world figures, actors and other characters from pop culture.
Perfect for those who really don’t want to know how much they weigh, the scale lets you see how you measure up to everyone from Donald Trump, to Fozzie Bear, to Ron Jeremy and even to Baby Jesus.
Thanks to a leaked rebate form, we now know exactly what the new Sidekick ID messaging device looks like.
From the look of these images, the new model will come in several bright, candy colored finishes which should appeal to the teen market.
You know those cutouts on the top of many desks that are used to manage cables? Belkin has come up with an ingenious series of accessories that help you make better use of this space.
First off, there’s the In-Desk USB Hub and Front-Access In-Desk USB Hub which provide you with four additional USB ports.
If all these new-fangled video whatchamahoozits are too advanced for you, this might be a little more up your alley…
This unusual set of Space Invaders themed Mahjong tiles is perfect for technophobes. The set features absolutely no moving parts, batteries, wires or power cords.
The latest funky watch to be released in the TokyoFlash PIMP series has the best name yet, the “Jive Turkey.” It’s a substantial stainless steel timepiece that combines modern technology with a retro feel.
The Jive Turkey display features a refractive lens system that makes the green LEDs fade into an animated 70’s-style “infinity” effect.
Sony today announced a new series of agressively-priced LCD front projectors, the Bravia VPL-AW10 ($1000 MSRP) and VPL-AW15 ($1300 MSRP).
Both projectors feature a widescreen 3-LCD panel with 720p native resolution, and a bright 165-watt UHP lamp.
LCD television maker HANNSpree is best known for their fun and funky line of TVs for kids rooms. Now, they’re getting a bit more serious by entering the HDTV market.
The $1150 HANNSvibewhite is a 32-inch LCD television with a chunky, contemporary design, highlighted by white and black accents.
This is one of those “why didn’t I think of that?” ideas… These little vinyl labels can be stuck on your power cords and other cables so you can easily identify what cable connects to what device.
ID Pilot Wire Identification Labels feature icons of everything from blenders to computer monitors, and cost $6 per “theme” pack.
The Microsoft Xbox 360 Elite has been confirmed by Microsoft’s resident Xbox guru, Major Nelson. The new model will feature a 120GB hard drive, HDMI output and a new black case, all of which have been rumored for some time.
The guys over at bits bytes pixels & sprites dug up this fun little mashup between two unlikely bedfellows, Halo and Monty Python’s Flying Circus:
The clip, overlays Python’s classic “How not to be seen” sketch with scenes from the popular first-person shooter.
Microsoft today announced a new startup business focused on improving user interfaces for mobile devices called “ZenZui.”
ZenZui’s differentiator is its unique “zooming” user interface which lets you quickly maneuver from one application or website to another.
File this one in the “real or fake?” bin… According to Xbox 360 Fanboy, a tipster managed to sneak some cell-phone snaps of the production line in China where Microsoft is cranking out their rumored Xbox 360 Elite.
Most rumors point to the 360 Elite including a 120GB hard drive, HDMI digital output and IPTV capabilities out of the box.
If you’re looking for a really big screen, say larger than 70-inches, the only way to go (unless your a squillionaire) is with a front projector. Even then, full 1080p resolution was still too expensive for most to afford, but Epson plans on changing that with this new projector.
(Pictured above is the similarly styled Epson PowerLite 400)
Announced today, the new Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 1080 is a 3LCD projector with full 1920 x 1080 native resolution, and a retail price of just $2999.