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Archive for March 2007

Giant Robot Dinosaurs Walk Among Us

Giant Robot Dinosaurs Walk Among Us
This nifty bit of robot footage comes to us from Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). Back at the end of 2005, the Institute developed two animatronic dinosaurs (one Tyrannosaurus Rex, one Parasaurolophus) that could actually balance and walk without any external stability systems. This is…

Itower Omega: Give Your iPod a Lift

Itower Omega: Give Your iPod a Lift
Usually, I just write off most stuff that mall-dweller The Sharper Image puts out as either too pedestrian, too tacky or both. However, I’m gonna give them a break on this one. Their new iTower Omega is actually quite striking, integrating an entire iPod-ready stereo system into a handsome looking…
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Animated Pong T-Shirt for the Retro Gamer

Animated Pong T-Shirt for the Retro Gamer
The gadget mavens over at Think Geek have revealed this new t-shirt that features an animation based on Atari’s gaming classic, Pong (although the t-shirt simply refers to it as “Table Tennis”, for obvious legal reasons.) The animation is pretty rudimentary, with the paddles hitting the ball back and forth…

LG Home Theater Claims 10.1 Surround Sound

LG Home Theater Claims 10.1 Surround Sound
LG is showing off their new HT752TP “flat home theater” system which claims the unique distinction of producing “10.1” virtual surround sound. The system simulates additional channels in between its standard 5 speaker surround setup, to produce the illusion of 10 individual speaker locations. It features a unique design with…

Digital Sound Feeling System: Huh?

Digital Sound Feeling System: Huh?
Japan produces some of the most important innovations in the world of technology, but they also are known for making some of the oddest gadgets ever invented. This one is no exception. This strange looking device from SEGATOYS produces three-dimensional “healing” sounds which are designed to help you relax. You’re…

LED Candles React to Wind Just Like the Real Deal

LED Candles React to Wind Just Like the Real Deal
These minimal LED lights are designed to act like a real candle by flickering in the wind, and automatically turning off when you blow on them. The clever design even includes a giant “matchstick” which turns the candle on when struck against the side of the tubular silicon fixture. Each…

Retro Mod Round Dot LED Clocks From I.D.E.a.

Retro Mod Round Dot LED Clocks From I.D.E.a.
Cool LED clocks keep popping up on the radar lately, and this week I came across these nifty round LED alarm clocks out of Japan. Designed for I.D.E.A., the clocks feature round LED pixel dots instead of traditional segments, and look great in either brilliant blue or green variants (they…

Sony Kds-60a2020: 60-Inch Sxrd Goes Solid Black

Sony Kds-60a2020: 60-Inch Sxrd Goes Solid Black
Sony has rolled out the latest in their acclaimed SXRD series of RPTV displays, the KDS-60A2020. The set updates the previous “low-end” model in the SXRD series, the KDS-60A2000. As is the case with all of Sony’s rear-projection liquid crystal on silicon (LCOS) televisions, this one runs at full 1920…

Keyboard Lights Up, Rolls Up

Keyboard Lights Up, Rolls Up
I’ve seen plenty of illuminated keyboards in my time, and also several that are flexible, but this is the first keyboard I’ve seen that both lights up and rolls up. Made from flexible Silicone, The USB Illuminated Roll-Up Keyboard from USBGeek gets its glow from a cool sapphire blue electroluminescent…

Bose Media System: Sophisticated Car Audio

Bose Media System: Sophisticated Car Audio
Audio gear maker Bose is showing off their latest in car audio systems, the high-end Bose Media System. It features 5.1-channel surround sound, an AM/FM/XM radio, a multi-format CD/DVD player, navigation and on board music server among other things. For starters, the Media System offers the ability to play back…

Don’t Mess With This Killer Robot

Don’t Mess With This Killer Robot
An Isreali defense manufacturer today revealed their new portable robot that’s capable of going into dangerous war zones and taking down enemies on its own (with the aid of a wireless remote control and built-in video camera). The VIPeR robot has an a full arsenal of weaponry on board, including…

The Wii-Pod

The Wii-Pod
The useless Wii hack of the month award has to go to YouTube user matthwesalvo for his iPod / Wii mashup. He’s figured out a way to stream live video from his Wii to his 60GB iPod via a custom Linux application and some hacking of the video connectors on…

Nec Working on Laptop Lcds That Work in Bright Sun

Nec Working on Laptop Lcds That Work in Bright Sun
NEC has developed a technology which could be used to provide laptops and media players with displays that can be read clearly, even in bright sunlight. The company’s “super-transmissive natural light TFT” (ST-NLT) displays are designed for use in environments where there is an abundance of bright light. Initially designed…

Littlebigplanet for PS3 Looking Impressive

Littlebigplanet for PS3 Looking Impressive
In addition to Sony’s announcement of their new PlayStation Home Virtual Community for the PS3, they also showed off this cool new title called LittleBigPlanet. The game is designed to be a co-op platformer, where individuals can design their own physics-driven platform levels, then run through them with friends. The…

Alarm Clock Forces You to Save Money

Alarm Clock Forces You to Save Money
These wacky alarm clocks ensure that you’ll build up your savings by forcing you to put money in it before the alarm will shut off. The colorful cube clock will keep beeping incessantly each morning until you feed it some coins. While I’m sure this would get really annoying, really…

Musicmug: iPod in a Cup

Musicmug: iPod in a Cup
This unique iPod holder out of Japan looks like a china cup, but actually features a speaker built into the bottom. The MusicMug from I.D.E.A. is a ceramic enclosure with a special (un-amplified) speaker that’s optimized for playback directly from the output of your iPod. Apparently, the china construction is…
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