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Archive for August 2007

Philips Aurea Video Shows TV’s True Colors

Philips Aurea Video Shows TV’s True Colors
A few weeks back I told you about the new Philips Aurea flat screens, and their illuminated color LED frames. Now Philips has just posted a dramatic video clip by director Wong Kar Wai which really shows off what the set can do.

Want a Cool Looking Calculator? I Dunno, Alaska.

Want a Cool Looking Calculator? I Dunno, Alaska.
It takes some really striking design to get me excited about something as mundane as a desktop calculator, but the designer who created this one has bowled me over. The clear, ice-like acrylic case inspired the name “Alaska” for this LCD calculator.
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Directv Hr21 Pro HD Dvr Image Leaked

Directv Hr21 Pro HD Dvr Image Leaked
I was over on DBSTalk this morning reading about some fun I was having with my DirecTV HD DVR, when I stumbled across this interesting image. The upcoming DirecTV HR21 PRO looks like a whopper of a high-definition DVR, capable of recording up to 100 hours of HD programming.

Xbox 360 Messenger Keypad Price, Release Date

Xbox 360 Messenger Keypad Price, Release Date
I first told you about the Xbox 360 Instant Messenger keypad way back in April. For months, the device has been nowhere to be found, and my fingers have gone numb attempting to reply to IM conversations while I’m trying to play Bioshock.

Elac Speakers Cones Look Like Crystals

Elac Speakers Cones Look Like Crystals
If you’re looking for some deluxe speakers to complement your shmancy crystal radio, look no further than these noisemakers from ELAC. Their new 240 series speakers feature drivers that look like crystal. They’re made from aluminum covered with a angled crystalline surface that mimics the look of a cut precious gem.

Lomo Diana Camera Produces Crummy (Artistic) Images

Lomo Diana Camera Produces Crummy (Artistic) Images
The Diana camera was a really cheap plastic camera that was made by the Great Wall Plastic Factory in Hong Kong in the 1960s. At the time, it was just that, a piece of junk. But over the years artists have discovered that the crummy little camera’s flaws ended up producing some really dreamy imagery.

Pacemaker Pocket Dj Demo Vidclip Hits Net

Pacemaker Pocket Dj Demo Vidclip Hits Net
A while back, I told you about a slick, self-contained DJ mixing system called the Pacemaker. At the time, the pocket-sized device looked too much like concept art to be for real. Well, the good news is that the folks over at Digital-Lifestyles managed to get their hands on one for this exclusive video preview, and all I can say is “Wow.” The Pacemaker is for real, and it sure has some nifty tricks up its sleeve.

Philips Wowzone: Massive 132-Inch, 3d Display

Philips Wowzone: Massive 132-Inch, 3d Display
At this week’s IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, Philips is showing off a presentation system that can display images in 3D on a huge wall-mounted display. The 132-inch display was made by connecting nine of Philips 42-inch 3D displays in a 3×3 grid.

Doori Digital Tv Tuner Bugs Me

Doori Digital Tv Tuner Bugs Me
What’s the one thing that insects and televisions have in common? Antennae, of course. That’s the thought that inspired these whimsical digital television tuners from Korea. The Doori insect TV tuner looks like a giant ladybug and clips onto your laptop or flat screen to provide your computer with digital television capabilities.

Clock Reminds You It’s Time to Shop

Clock Reminds You It’s Time to Shop
These clever little clocks from Rie Isono of Japan’s Pear Design Studio look like shopping bags. Each one has a handle built in to the case so you can carry it anywhere you go. The little shopping bag clocks are sold under the brand name “innocent” and come in four stylish color combinations.

Sanyo Xacti Claims Worlds Smallest 1080p Camcorder

Sanyo Xacti Claims Worlds Smallest 1080p Camcorder
Sanyo has just taken the wraps off their latest compact digital camcorder, and this one’s a real heavy-hitter. The new DMX-HD1000 not only grips nicely in the palm of your hand, it can record movies a stellar 1920 x 1080 video resolution.

Surface Tension Arcade Table Blends Into Modern Decor

Surface Tension Arcade Table Blends Into Modern Decor
If you’re looking for a slick coffee table, and foosball isn’t your thing, check out this cool piece of gaming furniture that’s loaded up with a really nice classic arcade system and actually looks really nice.

IPod and Itunes to Go Wireless Soon?

IPod and Itunes to Go Wireless Soon?
The news of Apple’s upcoming September 5th press event has the world abuzz with rumors and speculation of what new goodies will be coming from the iPod folks. MacDailyNews claims that a reliable (single) source says that new iPods will be including Wi-Fi capabilities, and that Apple could possibly roll out their oft-rumored wireless iTunes store.

Playstation 2 White Singstar Bundle Announced

Playstation 2 White Singstar Bundle Announced
Regardless of whether or not the Sony PlayStation 2 is “last-generation,” there’s still plenty of interest out there in the console, thanks to its huge game library and bargain-basement pricing. To reinforce that the PS2 isn’t going anywhere, Sony has just announced this great new bundle.

Halo 3 Gone Gold, on Track for Sept 25 Release Date

Halo 3 Gone Gold, on Track for Sept 25 Release Date
Bungie today confirmed that Halo 3 has gone gold. In other words, the game is done, complete, finito and in the can. After three years of design, development and testing, the latest installment in Microsoft’s FPS juggernaut is ready for the world.

USB Badge Drive: an Identity Thief’S Dream

USB Badge Drive: an Identity Thief’S Dream
If you’ve got to wear an ID card around your neck for your job, why not put it to some use with this badge holder that’s also a portable storage device. Just plug your SD, SDHC, MMC, Mini SD, RS MMC or MicroSD/T-Flash memory card into the badge and you’ll be able to carry your data wherever you go.
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