Competition in the consumer electronics arena can be brutal. First LG announces a groundbreaking Watch Phone to show at CES 2009 and sure enough, some other company tops that by making a whole range of them available now. That company would be Phenom Communications, who have managed to pair an unlocked GSM cellphone and an [...]
LG Electronics recently announced that they will debut a 3G wristwatch phone at January’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, which will be a fully-functional handset wristset? complete with touchscreen and video calling capabilities.
Ever feel that walking the dog is a chore? How can a drained, overworked human possibly keep up with the boundless energy of a young canine companion? Well, thanks to these Dog-Powered Vehicles, you can take your pooch out for a run while you relax. Reclined on a Terra Trike or standing stationary on a [...]
They say desperate times call for desperate measures, but Nokia getting into the firearms business? Unlikely. Still, this Cellgun is an amusing look at what may emerge if Nokia and Glock ever forged a partnership. I’m picturing hitmen drooling over its multifunctional convenience – marveling at the ability to organize a contract hit and carry [...]
Scientists are apparently working on an electronic “Sex Chip” that can be implanted in the brain to stimulate the orbitofrontal cortex – the area associated with pleasurable activities such as sex and eating. One professor even predicts that by 2015 we’ll have implants controlled with hand-held transmitters, potentially giving rise to push-button-pleasure.
Energizer, it seems, have let slip some details about their upcoming Rechargeable Solar Charger which is due to be exhibited at the upcoming CES 2009. This neat little gadget charges its onboard rechargeable cells via a fold-out solar panel and from there you can recharge your gadgets through the built-in USB port.
LG Display yesterday announced the completed development of a 14.1-inch LCD display for laptops that is not only brighter and easier to see when used outdoors, but uses the sun as a light source to reduce power consumption and improve battery life.
You know the tune. You probably even cringe when it’s played to death in shops and malls around this time of year. When it’s played by 49 orchestrated microwaves however, it invokes a kind of geeky wonderment.
Thanko Japan have just released a new multifunction cooling pad for netbook users called the CoolPad, that cleverly incorporates a 2.5-inch SATA HDD slot and a 3-port USB hub. The pad, which is really more like a dock or a “mini-notebook PC station”, gives you a bit more flexibility when working with a pared-down netbook [...]
Terrafugia have announced that they will start making deliveries of their “Transition” roadable plane as early as late next year for $194,000 (£127,000). The Transition will be first to market, ahead of the impressive Moller M400 Skycar which won’t be available until around 2015. Both vehicles will require a pilots license to fly, however.