Monthly Archives: December 2005

Motorola Q Alive and Running

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Mobileburn has some screen shoots of Motorola’s Q (soon to be dubbed the Blackberry assassin) running Window’s Mobile 5.0. They also had a chance to play with the device and noted that it wasn’t quite as speedy as the Blackberry, and nor was its build as durable feeling. Its not...

KDDI Announces Fuel Cell Mobiles

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KDDI announced today its prototype Hitachi and Toshiba cell phones powered by next gen fuel cells. The Toshiba fuel cell phone is based on the A5590T handset. The device is powered by a compact fuel cell (methanol) and fuel tank on the back, in addition to an internal lithium ion...

Credit Card To Carry All Your Medical History

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Soon, you maybe able to carry all your medical info on a plastic card no bigger then the ones in your purse or wallet. The New York City hospital and 8 affiliate hospitals are currently testing the SmartCard technology and plan to distribute the cards to 100k people next Spring....

Nano Armor 5 Times Stronger Then Steel

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Move over Kevlar, because an Israeli company called ApNano has developed, through the use of nano technology, a material that is 5 times the strength of steel and at least twice as strong as any material used in protective gear. The company originally concentrated in nano-based lubricants, but apparently shifted...

Apple to Eliminate Firewire?!

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There’s a rumor floating around that Firewire will eventually be eliminated from Apple’s line of goods. The frenzy was first sparked by USB only compatibility in the iPod Nano, and now there are reports of the Firewire 800 only showing up on the next gen iBooks. Apparently, Apple has also...

Wallet Sized Flash Card

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The Walltex Wallet Flash card has a much larger foot print then any USB stick, but makes up for it in slimness and practicality. It looks a little thicker then a credit card, and should fit snuggly in any standard wallet. It can hold up to 2GB, is USB 2.0...

StealthText: Self Destructing Text Messages

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Busy flirting on text messages? Nosy significant others reading your cell phone text messages? Do you have sensitive business text messages you’re sending out? A UK developer, Staellium UK, has the answer for you. StealthText. StealthText is a a new way to send text messages on your cell phone. The...

TagType Game Pad – Sure to Confuse?

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This is gotta be one of the most complicated video game controllers I have ever seen. The thing looks like it was ripped from the Aliens movie set, or pried from a Klingon vessel. Purportedly, the TagType is designed as a replacement to the keyboard, and is currently geared towards...

Hammacher Schlemmer Centrifugal Force Ride-On Car

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Are your kids too young to operate the pedals of their tricycle? Well then Hammacher Schlemmer has the toy for you this holiday season — The Centrifugal Force Ride-On Car. The horribly named bike allows your toddler to power the bike by spinning the steering wheel. According to the web...

XBox 360 Photo for £470 on eBay

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Just how much are people taking advantage of the XBox 360 shortage? If you thought selling these things for over $1,000 on eBay was bad, you haven’t seen caitlincutie’s auction. This seller put up a listing for an “XBOX 360 PREMIUM PACKAGE” and gave a complete description of the item....

Nokia 8801 Available in Canada

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The Nokia 8801 is available in Canada on the Fido network. This should mean (just a theory) that we should see it in the US sometime soon. Fido is offering the phone for $550 CAD ($475 USD) with a two year agreement. With no agreement it goes for $1250 CAD...