Monthly Archives: February 2006

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Terrafugia Transition Flying Car

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Terrafugia, a startup by MIT grad student Carl Dietrich, is posed to deliver a fully operational flying car prototype by 2008. The Terrafugia Transition flying car, or “personal air vehicle,” as they’ve been calling it, is just a model right now. The Transition is expected to get 30 miles per...

New Lara Croft Live Action Model

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Even before there were the Tomb Raider movies, Eidos has always have live action models dressed as Lara Croft touring the nation. With the upcoming Tomb Raider: Legend for XBox 360, PSP, PS2, and PC, it’s no suprise they’ve picked a new Lara Croft. Introducing Karima Adebibe. Karina Adebibe, a...

Motorola W220 RAZR-Lite

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Motorola has announced a discount version of the RAZR, the Motorola W220. This highly affordable RAZR offers the same slim clamshell form factor with the following features: 128×128 color screen FM radio (but no MP3 s) 3 Icon Outsite display (but no callerd ID screen) 497 minutes of talk and...

World’s Most Expensive Single Bottle Wine Holder

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Got uber expensive wine? Then why not an uber expensive wine holder. The Angle Share WA-1-K wine container hales from the great land of Japan and utilizes a peltier based cooling system to keep your wine at just the right temperature, and all the while protect it from harmful UV...

MegaSIM card: 512 MB SIM cards

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Orange is set to launch SIM cards this year that will hold over 8,000 times what current generation SIM cards hold. The company announced today that it would launch 512 MB MegaSIM cards. Compare that to current 64k SIM cards. The new MegaSIM cards are the result of a joint...

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Special Auto Protective Ski Suits at This Year’s Olympics

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Spyder Active Sports in cooperation with d3o has crafted a safer ski suit thanks to a specially engineered material “made of intelligent molecules?. The material, or pads, are flexible, breathable and comfortable with normal activity. Upon sudden shock or impact the material locks together, or harden absorbing impact and preventing...

Nano iBikeMount

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If biking on a busy street in LA or NY City aint dangerous enough, then you need to strap a Nano to your handle bars using the iBikeMount. I cant imagine trying to shuffle through my playlist let alone not be able to hear my surrounding, but if there is...

Heart Shaped MP3 Player

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Ok, so we’re a little late on this one, but like they say ‘better late then never’. So if you forget to get your tech savvy girlfriend a present, this might just fit the bill. The heart shaped ChialStar CT-MP3-206F is just as functional as it is practical. Sure it...

Plush Stuffed Web Cam

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Oh they are sooooo cute – I want one, I want one! Thank God I don’t have a girl friend, otherwise I would have been hearing that all day after seeing these ultra cutesy Web cams called PelucheCam. They come in a couple different puppy shapes, what appears to be...

RFID Hacking is Easy as Picking up the Cell Phone

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A cryptographer says that all a hacker needs is a cell phone to crack RFID tag encryption. Brings to light the concerns over the RFID embedded passports, don’t it? According to Adi Shamir (pictured), all he had to do was use “a directional antenna and digital oscilloscope to monitor power...

Virgin Mobile’s Hot New DAB/TV Phone

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Virgin Mobile’s newest UK mobile is shaping up to look pretty damn neat. Although there is no word on release date (speculated Summer 06) the Virgin phone should sport a respectably sized 2.2?’ screen, pick up digital radio (DAB) and TV signals, play back your favorite tunes, and snap 1.3...