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Category: Gadgets

Video Watch Plays Mp4s for Under $100

Video Watch Plays Mp4s for Under $100
The MP4 Watch from Hong Kong importer Brando has the ability to play video, music and photos on its 128×128 pixel LCD screen. The watch is a full-fledged portable media player with 1GB of flash memory on board.

Nokia’s Clear Boombox

Nokia’s Clear Boombox
This cool boombox comes from an unlikely source, mobile phone maker Nokia. The minimal briefcase-style design features a unique transparent plastic enclosure. There’s a dock for a Nokia music-capable phone (not sure if anything else will dock there), and then two substantive speakers with all their guts exposed for the world to see.

Nooka Zub Zen 20: Cool Watch, Weird Name

Nooka Zub Zen 20: Cool Watch, Weird Name
For the ultimate in geek chic, check out these LCD watches from Nooka. The Nooka Zub Zen 20 series of watches features a brightly colored rubber casing surrounding an deconstructed liquid crystal display of hours, minutes and seconds in bar-graph format.

Sony Gps Features Real-Time Traffic Data

Sony Gps Features Real-Time Traffic Data
The NV-U71T is Sony’s latest entry into the portable GPS navigation arena. The new model is their first to feature a RDS-TMC traffic receiver which provides real-time traffic data and can automatically plot an alternative course around heavy traffic areas.

Handheld 3d Object Scanner

Handheld 3d Object Scanner
The ZScanner 700 from Z Corp lets you scan three-dimensional objects without requiring any complex mounting hardware or tripods. Typical 3D object scanners have to be mounted with a tripod or mounting arm, and it’s almost impossible to scan small, enclosed spaces or objects which could not be brought to the scanner.

Tiny Linux Pc Gets More Powerful

Tiny Linux Pc Gets More Powerful
The oh so small netstix series of computers from gumstix are full-fledged Linux systems in the form-factor of a pack of gum. Now the maker has announced a significant speed bump from the earilier 200MHz processor to a new Intel XScale 400MHz processor.

Dopod P800w: Windows Smartphone With Gps

Dopod P800w: Windows Smartphone With Gps
I’ve seen phones with GPS and PDAs with GPS, but this is the first time I’ve seen a full Windows Mobile phone with built-in GPS navigation capabilities. The Dopod P800W is a full Windows Mobile 5.0 smartphone with 802.11b/g wireless, Bluetooth and an integrated SiRF III GPS receiver.

The Deconstructed LED Clock

The Deconstructed LED Clock
We’ve seen tons of retro LED clock designs emerge over the last couple of years, but this one takes the cake. The $89 Open Edition LED Clock breaks the digits of the clock into four self contained displays (2″ x 1.5″ x 1.5″ each), attached by cables.

LG Shows Off Tiny Dlp Projectors

LG Shows Off Tiny Dlp Projectors
At this week’s Korean Electronics Show, LG Electronics showed off their new series DLP “hand-held” projectors. The mini-projectors are small enough to throw in a backpack or small briefcase, and use LED lamp technology to keep their svelte figure.

Water and Weather Resistant Control for Your iPod

Water and Weather Resistant Control for Your iPod
Belkin’s forthcoming SportCommand seeks to provide a solution for remotely control your iPod in inclement weather or while performing outdoor activites. The remote provides wireless control of key iPod navigation including pause/play, next/previous track and volume.

Product Red: Buy Stuff, Make a Difference

Product Red: Buy Stuff, Make a Difference
If you live in Chicago like me, the top story yesterday was the presence of celebs including Oprah Winfrey, Bono, Kanye Wes and Penelope Cruz on Michigan Avenue for the announcement of Bono’s Product RED. Product RED incorporates special products and services from a variety of major corporations including American Express, Converse, Armani, Motorola, Gap and Apple.

Portable Fm Radio Goes Retro

Portable Fm Radio Goes Retro
Looking for a portable radio with some real style? Check out the Dolmen Mini Radio by LEXON. The radio channels retro style but modernizes it with electronic tuning and an LED band indicator which changes color from red to green when you switch from AM to FM.

Best Looking Pocket Pc (Ever)

Best Looking Pocket Pc (Ever)
Switzerland and LA-based Zenum Technologies has been working with industrial designer Jaren Goh to design the most svelte PDA we’ve ever seen. The Opus Operis will be a Windows Mobile 5 Pocket PC featuring GSM/GPRS phone capabilities in one gorgeous package.

Navman Intros New Low Cost Color Gps

Navman Intros New Low Cost Color Gps
GPS navigation devices for your car keep getting better, faster and cheaper, and the new Navman F20 keeps up that tradition. The new navigation device comes pre-loaded with detailed US street maps (versions available for other countries, too) and a very clean new user interface.

Sony E-Book Reader Pricing and Launch Date Announced

Sony E-Book Reader Pricing and Launch Date Announced
Sony has officially announced that their long-awaited e-book reader will be hitting the streets this October for about $350 USD. The Sony Reader features an innovative high contrast E-ink display, capable of allowing up to 7,500 pages to be displayed without a battery recharge.

Move Over “Magic 8 Ball”

Move Over “Magic 8 Ball”
Modern technology has taken the concept of the old “Magic 8 Ball” fortune teller and amped it up a notch with the Fortuneball. The Fortuneball uses a computerized fortune prediction system that draws on the theories of astrology, numerology, the I-Ching and numerology to predict your fortunes.

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