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Archive for May 2007

Mijam Mini Synthesizers Let You Make Music Anywhere

Mijam Mini Synthesizers Let You Make Music Anywhere
These miniature electronic instruments let you kick out the jams wherever you go. The BlueBox MiJam Mini series let you carry entire band in your backpack. First up, there’s the Mini Drumpad, which features a bunch of percussion sounds as well as rhythm an tempo settings to keep the sounds on beat.

Toyo I-Lit LED Speakers Mesmerize With Hypnotic Colors

Toyo I-Lit LED Speakers Mesmerize With Hypnotic Colors
These desktop speakers feature a really trippy psychedelic colored light show to accompany your tunes. AudioCubes has imported the Toyo i-Lit TwinSpin Speakers from Japan, and they’re unlike any other speakers I’ve seen. While they won’t exactly blow your eardrums with just 1-watt per channel, the TwinSpins will blow your mind your with a wild pattern of LED colors that pulsates to the beat of the music.

Substage 200 Subwoofer a Literal Rumpshaker

Substage 200 Subwoofer a Literal Rumpshaker
There’s nothing like that deep, low frequency rumble when watching a movie on the big screen. Now you can really shake your moneymaker with this new subwoofer from Soundmatters. The SUBstage200 Stealth Subwoofer fits neatly underneath most couches thanks to its 4-inch height profile.

Hp Pavilion Hdx: the World’s Largest Laptop?

Hp Pavilion Hdx: the World’s Largest Laptop?
While most of the world is interested in making computers more and more portable, HP has taken the opposite approach with their high end gaming notebook. The centerpiece of the new HP Pavilion HDX is its whopping 20-inch widescreen display, capable of displaying high definition content at up to 1680 x 1050 pixel resolution (plans for a full 1080p display are reportedly in the works.)

Super Mario Mushroom Guys Get Solar Powered

Super Mario Mushroom Guys Get Solar Powered
These wacky things out of Japan feature the likeness of Toad, the familiar mushroom character from the Super Mario games. The fun part is that these mushrooms wiggle back and forth when powered by the sun (or a desk lamp.)

Pocket Laser Clock Projects Time Anywhere

Pocket Laser Clock Projects Time Anywhere
This handheld gadget lets you project the current time onto almost any surface. The Laser Clock uses a combination of LCD and laser technology to work its magic. The battery-powered laser projector is small enough to fit in your pocket, and includes a handy keychain fob too.

Team X-Tender Tilt Sensitive Xbox 360 Controller Kit

Team X-Tender Tilt Sensitive Xbox 360 Controller Kit
Xbox modders Team X-tender have introduced a new kit that will let you easily add tilt control (ala Sony’s SIXAXIS) to your Xbox 360’s wireless controller. The XCM BestTilt includes a complete replacement shell for the back of the 360’s controller.

Novint Falcon: the Real Force Feedback Controller

Novint Falcon: the Real Force Feedback Controller
Sure, there have been many so-called “force feedback” controllers for computers and video games, but this is the first time I’ve seen one that really means it. Unlike most force devices which simply vibrate or drag, the Novint Falcon lets you control in 3-dimensions and actually can push against your grip with as much as 2 pounds of force.

Crackdown Upgrade Packs on Xbox Live Today

Crackdown Upgrade Packs on Xbox Live Today
Fans of the Xbox 360 sandbox shooter Crackdown have reason to rejoice. Just when you thought you finally wrapped up the game, Microsoft has announced a couple of new enhancements that will drop on Xbox Live Marketplace today.

Sounds Like a Car Crash to Me

Sounds Like a Car Crash to Me
Leave it to the wacky gadget makers of Japan to come up with this one. The ridiculous Steering Rapper lets you tap out obnoxious beats and sound effects while you drive your vehicle. If the distraction of that isn’t enough, the whole thing is attached to your steering wheel with velcro straps to get in your way while driving.

Pioneer Rolls Out New Plasma Tv Lineup

Pioneer Rolls Out New Plasma Tv Lineup
Pioneer today revealed a series of eight new plasma televisions, ranging ins size from 40 inches up to 60 inches. The new sets feature improved display panels which are said to offer 80% darker blacks than prior sets, as well as improved color rendition.

Pioneer Elite Bdp-94hd Blu-ray Player Announced

Pioneer Elite Bdp-94hd Blu-ray Player Announced
Pioneer today revealed their latest Blu-ray disc player, the Elite BDP-94HD. The BDP-94HD is a true second-generation Blu-ray player, featuring such niceties as CEC to control other devices control over HDMI cable. The player also has full support for Dolby TrueHD and Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 channel audio.

E Ink Improves Electronic Paper Display Modules

E Ink Improves Electronic Paper Display Modules
E-Ink has announced a major upgrade to their electronic paper display technology which should substantially improve the quality over the earlier generation of displays. E Ink’s new Vizplex display modules have a new switching mechanism which will allow the displays to refresh almost twice as fast as prior displays.

Robods: Nintendo Ds Based Robot Kit

Robods: Nintendo Ds Based Robot Kit
This kit from natrium42 lets you build a custom robotic device that’s controlled by the Nintendo DS portable gaming system. The $119 RoboDS is an open robotics platform for the Nintendo DS, designed to let you remotely control your robot through the DS’ brains and on-board Wi-Fi connection.

Pc Gets Crammed Into Gameboy Case

Pc Gets Crammed Into Gameboy Case
While it’s certainly not the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen, you’ve got to hand it to this casemodder for his gumption. This supremely modified Nintendo Gameboy has become host to an entire Windows XP computer.

Pacemaker: is That a Dj in Your Pocket?

Pacemaker: is That a Dj in Your Pocket?
This upcoming gadget claims to put an entire professional DJ system in the palm of your hand. While early images of the Pacemaker look more like concept art than a final product, it does look like it will be a pretty cool device when it’s released this Fall.

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