Fujitsu today unveiled a concept phone they have been working on with DoCoMo called the “Separate Keitai”. The phone can be split into two parts, allowing the screen to be held in one hand and the keyboard in the other. The separating magnetic hinge allows for greater flexibility such as being able to take a [...]
Ponoko have developed a great new laser-cutting service called Photomake that lets you transform your drawings into real objects without even leaving the house. The web-based service requires you to upload a clear photo of your drawing for the system to scan, the design will then be laser-cut from a material of your choosing and [...]
SpaceX today made history with a successful launch of their Falcon 1 rocket. It has set a new record, becoming the first ever privately developed liquid fuel rocket to orbit the Earth. This was the company’s fourth attempt at reaching orbit. The last rocket in August failed with a payload of two NASA satellites and [...]
Yves Rossy, aka Jet Man, set a new record today with his successful flight across the English Channel – strapped to a jet-powered wing. I knew you could do it Jet Man. The 22-mile trip lasted less than 13 minutes, but with cruising speeds of 125 mph and several hundred spectators in attendance, it must [...]
Griffin recently released a new iPod dock called Simplifi, which is actually rather useful. It combines an iPod/iPhone charger and sync hub, media card slots and a USB hub all in one elegant device. It’s a simple little gadget, but one that’s sure to tidy up your desk, simplify media management and get rid of [...]
Now this is a bike! The Ferrari V4 is a motorcycle concept developed by Israeli industrial designer Amir Glinik that borrows heavily from the sleek and contoured bodies of Ferrari supercars. The bike features drive-by-wire hand controls adapted from an F-16 jet fighter and a weatherproof touch-screen LCD on the fuel tank.
Toshiba today announced a new world first for 1.8-inch drives with their MK2529GSG model which holds an impressive 250GB. The 5,400rpm drive uses a SATA interface with a 3Gbps data transfer rate, has a seek time of just 15ms and is a mere 8mm (0.31-inch) thin, making it ideal for ultra-portable laptops and portable media [...]
Chrysler yesterday announced a new all-electric vehicle set for a 2009 release by its subsidiary GEM, which now stands for Green Eco Mobility. The car, called the Peapod, is designed with city driving in mind and will get 30 miles per charge with a top speed of 25 mph.
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is making quick progress on its Future Attribute Screening Technology (FAST) or Project Hostile Intent as it was called originally, which is designed to detect hostile thoughts, or thought crime as it’s known in Orwellian-speak.
Geez, these advertising companies just can’t seem to get it right these days, can they? The new Google G1 phone went official today with a T-Mobile launch in New York and we have the first commercial for it below. The video seems to be (poorly) targeting the hip kids out there when we all know [...]