Monthly Archives: December 2005

Record HDTV Broadcasts on Your Computer

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If you don’t wanna throw down all the cash for the whole kit and caboodle HDTV set and Tivo, then just pick up the Cats Eye USB HDTV. The Cats Eye tuner provides you with the software and hardware to capture, pause, rewind, fast forward and schedule broadcast HDTV to...

Sleek PDA Phone By Bluebirdsoft: Pidion BM-200

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The Bluebirdsoft PDA Pidion BM-200 mobile phone is one sleek and sexy looking device. It doesn’t sport a full keypad like many other phones, so dialing is done via LCD screen. There are 4 soft keys at the base of the phone that appear to be: answer, email, hang up,...

Scary News: Company To Adopt Child, Legally

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A company called Weblinkhosting.com wants to legally adopt a kid – they have been working on the process for 6 months now. Yes, it is a sick and twisted PR stunt, but hell, it’s working because I’m writing about it. They propose that the child will live, yes live at...

Wireless USB to Eliminiate Your Rat’s Nest

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First it was WiFi, then it was Bluetooth, and now it is Wireless USB (Wisair is the primary developer). Many argued that Bluetooth would be trumped by WiFi, but as we have seen continued adoption of the wireless standard – often found in portable devices because of its low power...

LG Waterproof Phones Announced

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LG announced its waterproof phone today – probably the perfect life guard phone. The canU 502S, crafted in cooperation with Casio Computer, can be submerged in water for up to 30 minutes with no damage. The phone has also been reinforced with special glass and urethane, and a replaceable bumper...

Strap This MP3 Player to the Back of Your Neck

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Take a pair of sunglasses, wear them backwards around your neck, and slap on an MP3 player and you got yourself the S4 Style MMR1 MP3 player. Unfortunately, the device is only USB 1.1 compatible, but it does support 12 hours of playback from an SD card (MP3/WMA/ASF files) and...

Buy a Hot Dog with Your Cell Phone

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Paying by cell phone for goods has finally arrived on a mass scale at Philips Arena in Atlanta (albeit at one location). Customers of Cingular and Chase Bank using their Nokia 3220 mobile phones equipped with Philips’ (the arena is sponsored by Philips too, brilliant) NFC semiconductor chips will be...

Sega Brain Trainer

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Sega and Professor Kawashima from the Tohoku university have developed the “brain trainer.” According to Professor Kawashima repeating simple math tasks stimulate and train the human brain. “Brain Training Drills” have become very popular in Japan, especially among 35+ year olds. Sega’s Brain Trainer gadget looks a lot like a...

Sony Ericsson Small Globe Music Dock

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If Sony Ericsson’s other mobile phone speaker system was too big, well now you have a nice smaller sized globe version. Just drop your Sony Ericsson W800i , W750i, or W550i into the dock and crank your tunes up. The music dock with no definitive name also has a stereo...

Keep Tabs on Your Child via Satellite

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mTrack, the company that created the child tracking service KidsOk, recently launched their location tracking cell phone, the i-Kids mobile. It can apparently track your child within 20 meters of their location via satellite. The device can receive calls and text messages, and offers a select number of buttons, of...