Daily Archives: February 1, 2006

$99 Handheld Traffic Monitor

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Often traffic radio alerts can be unreliable and tuning in means finding them. The Trafficgauge is a stand alone traffic monitoring handheld that updates every 4 minutes from Caltran, SpeedInfo, and WSDOT. Putting aside that it looks like a handheld poker game from the early 90s (flip open Mario Bros...

Retracting Alarm Clock

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Clearly you remember the Blowfly alarm clock? More practical for actual production is the Sfera alarm clock. The clock is hung above the bed and emits a gentle glow when the alarm is reached, naturally awakening you from sleep. Hitting the snooze button will cause the alarm clock to retract...

Levi iPod Jeans Pic

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Here’s the first picture of the Levi Redwire iPod jeans we’ve seen to date. Although it’s still not clear what all the advantages are of these things, it looks like there is also some sort of ‘lock’ accessory. Via Gadgetblog...

Consumer Level Fingerprint Door Knob

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The BioKnob, by Tychisystems, can replace any preexisting door knob and provide fingerprint security access for up to 100 people. The biometric security device also records and stores the last 1000 users detailing user info, time and date of entry. The actual fingerprint is not stored – a template is...

Liquid Solar Panels

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Although we can’t make any concrete conclusions based on site content, it would seem that what we have is liquid solar panels. Harnessing the power of sun light has always been a costly process. Innovalight hopes to revolution the industry and provide a cost effective, nontoxic solution to solar power...

Quarter Sized 10 Gig Hard Drive

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Remember that Toshiba drive that squeezed a whopping 4GB into a package slightly larger then a quarter? Colorado manufacturer Cornice is doing one better by producing a hard drive with a 10 gig capacity in a similar size (40 x 30 x 3.5mm). Purportedly, Cornice has also laid claims that...

Desktop Free Mouse

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The standard wireless mouse can only free you from cords, while your arm will remain latched to the desktop almost defeating its purpose. The Perific Dual Mouse frees you of both cords and the necessity of a desktop for mouse control. Outfitted with an optical trackball and an ergonomic design,...

Hot Air Balloons replacing Cell Phone Towers?

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Extend America and Space Data Corp are working on a replacement for the conventional cell phone tower. They’re developing a technology that would use disposable, hydrogen-filled balloons as cell phone towers. The hot air balloons would carry toaster-size communications pods 20 miles above the ground. The balloons would be umanned...