Using rechargeable batteries is a great way to cut down on the waste we produce and to save money at the same time, but you need to be organized and keep a charger on hand. Well, inventor Knut Karlsen has come up with a clever solution that crosses a solar charger and a rechargeable cell [...]
If you’ve ever put up an item for sale on eBay or in online classifieds, you’ll know how difficult it can be to take a decent photo of your product. That’s where this neat little kit comes in. Called the Tabletop Photo Studio, it is essentially that – a compact photography studio complete with lighting [...]
Samsung today announced their new HZ15W compact point-and-shoot camera which features a 12.2 megapixel sensor and a professional 24mm ultra-wide angle Schneider-Kreuznach lens. The lens also gets a whopping 10x optical zoom with a 35mm equivalent focal length of 24-240mm.
An innovative, reusable spaceplane called the Skylon is set to hit the skies within 10 years, aiming to make payload delivery and perhaps even passenger space travel easier and more affordable. The rocket-plane would take-off and land on a traditional runway and use a combination of on-board hydrogen and oxygen taken from the atmosphere to [...]
We’ve only just digested news of the Rubik’s Mirror Blocks and the Rubik’s 360, but this thoroughly modern take on the classic puzzle is definitely one to get excited about. Called the Rubik’s TouchCube, it features 6 touchscreen faces that enable brick rotation with a mere swipe of a finger (video below). The puzzle can [...]
Not to be outdone by LG’s solar-powered phone we saw yesterday, Samsung have announced their own solar handset that can supposedly generate enough power through its cells to “call anytime, anywhere.”
Jumping on the “green” bandwagon, LG have announced a solar-powered cell phone that features an array of solar panels built into the cover. The phone is on show at Mobile World Congress 2009 and promises to squeeze a 3 minute call out of just 10 minutes of sun exposure.
Here’s a gadget that screams both trouble for unfaithful partners and excitement for amateur spies the world over. Called the Driving Activity Reporter, it monitors and logs all movement of a vehicle through its 16-channel GPS receiver. It can be attached covertly to the fuel tank (or any metal part) with the built-in magnet and [...]
A team of MIT undergrads have come up with an interesting prototype called GenShock, which enables cars and trucks to recover energy lost through the suspension. The device contains a hydraulic system that forces fluid through a turbine when compressed. Energy is then produced by a generator connected to the turbine, ready to be passed [...]
When you’re around large bodies of water, it’s always a good idea to keep your valuables secure. Should you lose your keys, phone or camera in the drink however, this gadget will provide a bit of insurance and make recovery easier. Called the Waterbuoy, it is essentially an airbag on a keychain that inflates when [...]