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Archive for August 2012

Jawbone JAMBOX Remix: Same Tech But Tons of Colors

Jawbone JAMBOX Remix: Same Tech But Tons of Colors
It’s hard not to like the Jawbone JAMBOX, but if you’re the kind of person who likes their tech to be customized, the new JAMBOX Remix might be just for you. With the launch of Remix, the JAMBOX is now available in over 100 different colors combinations.

Drill Gun Screwdriver Bangs Bolts In

Drill Gun Screwdriver Bangs Bolts In
A couple of months ago we saw a handgun that looks like an electric drill. Here’s the complete opposite, a electric screwdriver that looks like a handgun. Those poor shelves and cabinets won’t know what hit ’em.

iPhone Dock Gives You a Hand Whenever You Need It

iPhone Dock Gives You a Hand Whenever You Need It
I sleep pretty deeply, but staring at a cold, pale, disembodied hand that holds my smartphone to stop my alarm will probably wake me up almost immediately. This smartphone stand from Harry Allen is supposed to elicit a response from anyone seeing it or touching it inadvertently in the middle of the night.

Drobo Mini: Massive Portable RAID Storage on the Go

Drobo Mini: Massive Portable RAID Storage on the Go
As you’ve probably learned from experience, hard drives tend to be quite finicky if dropped. That’s one of the reasons why it’s best to leave yours home, but Drobo has just come up with a mobile solution that’s supposed to be rugged and give you tons of storage.

Cheap Media Player Sports Tiny Projector

Cheap Media Player Sports Tiny Projector
There are tons of media players on the market, and a number of relatively inexpensive “pico-projectors” as well, but here’s a fun gadget that combines both into one cheap and compact little package that costs less than $100.

New Father Uses Wii-mote, Lasers to Keep His Child Safe

New Father Uses Wii-mote, Lasers to Keep His Child Safe
It’s not easy being a new father. Infants are so tiny and delicate that I’m scared to even look at them. So I totally understand why this guy went the extra mile to look after his new child.

Stargate SG-1 Death Glider Made from LEGO

Stargate SG-1 Death Glider Made from LEGO
I’m huge fan of Stargate both on the big screen and the TV series that ran for so long. In fact, my first date with my future wife years ago was to see Stargate on the big screen.

Ubi Voice-activated Computer: Home-Based Siri

Ubi Voice-activated Computer: Home-Based Siri
One of the cool technologies from the Iron Man movies is the computerized take on the Avengers’ butler Jarvis. The Ubi computer can’t be sarcastic and exchange witty banter, but it might be the closest we can get to Tony Stark’s A.I.

Instacube: The Dedicated Instagram Photo Frame

Instacube: The Dedicated Instagram Photo Frame
Have you ever wanted a dedicated device to navigate your Instagram feeds? Well, Instagram addicts rejoice, because D2M is working on something they call Instacube, which will allow you to do exactly that and more!

Stephen King’s The Dark Tower Shot Down at Warner Bros.

Stephen King’s The Dark Tower Shot Down at Warner Bros.
Stephen King is one of the most celebrated modern authors in the world. He has a huge number of books, movies, and TV shows to his credit. King is typically thought of as a horror writer, but some of my favorite stories King has ever written don’t necessarily fit the traditional horror genre.

Starship Enterprise RC Plane: Boldly Go Zip Around the Park

Starship Enterprise RC Plane: Boldly Go Zip Around the Park
Here’s your chance to be the Picard, Kirk or Janeway of your own USS Enterprise. It’s not a high tech starship, just a small remote-controlled plane, but let’s face it: if you suddenly found yourself on the NCC-1701-D, you and everyone in your crew might as well be wearing red shirts.

Weerol is the Toy that Grows with Your Child

Weerol is the Toy that Grows with Your Child
Raising kids these days is expensive. Aside from the basics, like food and clothing, there’s also the “extra” expenses like toys. Based on what you’ve probably heard from you friends, kids outgrow toys almost as fast as they outgrow their clothes. 

Clopen Shelf Hides Away Valuables on the Inside

Clopen Shelf Hides Away Valuables on the Inside
If you’re worried about the safety of your valuables, or are just looking for some extra storage, check out the Clopen shelf by Torafu Architects. The skinny shelf contains a secret, hidden drawer that allows you to hide your valuables away from prying eyes.

Cowon X9 Media Player: Easily Upgradable PMP

Cowon X9 Media Player: Easily Upgradable PMP
I’ve actually stopped using my 160GB iPod Classic, ever since I got my iPhone 4S, but that doesn’t mean that there’s no room for dedicated music players – if done right. While a lot of people use their smartphones to play their favorite tunes, others still prefer standalone media players.

Chef Cui Robot Slices Noodles in China, Noodle Slicers Union Revolts

Chef Cui Robot Slices Noodles in China, Noodle Slicers Union Revolts
It’s a tough job, but somebody has to slice all of those noodles in China, and Chef Cui is taking on the task. This noodle-slicing robot was developed by Cui Runguan, a Chinese restaurateur and it is now being mass-produced and sold in China.

Double Telepresence Robot Debuts on the Cheap

Double Telepresence Robot Debuts on the Cheap
Telepresence robots let you remotely interact with others and their environments using a robotic avatar. Sadly, for most geeks telepresence robots are typically far from cheap. A company called Double Robotics has unveiled a new telepresence robot that is relatively inexpensive for the market, even if it still costs nearly $2000.

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