Archive for April 18th, 2014
 
 
 
Laptops
 

New Fuel Cell Means 2 Day Battery Life on a Laptop

How about a laptop that’s battery runs for 2 days with no recharging?  Yeah, we’d all love one and I’d like a cell phone with all the imaginable bells and whistles and a 1 month battery life.  Well, the laptop battery life may ...
 
Computers
 

Official Microsoft Origami Pics Unveiled

Microsoft showed off the much anticipated Origami ultra light weight mobile PC at the Intel Developer’s Conference today.  There are two versions: One that includes a keyboard that rotates out, and the other is purely a tablet ...
 
Science
 

Special Plant That Glows to Indicate Thirst

Students at Singapore Polytechnic have developed a plant that glows green when it’s thirsty.  They did this by genetically modifying a plant using a green fluorescent marker gene from a jellyfish.  Apparently, seeing the ‘glow’...

 
Household
 

Chatter Bug Provides VoIP Prices on a Landline

Sick of paying those colossal fees to the phone company?  The Chatter Bug, which connects to your preexisting landline, cuts the long distance carrier out by intercepting the call and rerouting it through their VoIP system all ...
 
Computers
 

First Ever HD DVD Laptop: Toshiba G30

Sure this laptop boasts a 17? Hi Def capable screen with dual core 2GHz processors, but the highlight of this ‘to go’ beast is the integrated HD DVD drive – a first for a laptop.  The G30, which is part of the Toshiba Qosmio li...
 
Computers
 

Wowwee’s Newest Robot: SCOTY

Wowwee, makers of the many a Xmas hit the Robosapien, has partnered with Philips Electronics to create the SCOTY (Smart Companion Operating Technology).  SCOTY stands about two feet tall, is composed of an ABS plastic frame and...

 
Clocks
 

Memory Ball Alarm Clack

Here at Gadget Review, we love our quirky alarm clocks. The Memory Ball Alarm Clock from uncommon goods is no exception. This alarm clock radio features a magnetized ball on top and 9 holes for it on a grid. Each hole represent...
 
LCD
 

Sanyo Outdoor LCD TV

Sanyo has announced a 32", weather-resistent, indoor / outdoor LCD TV.  What could be better than watching television outdoors while sitting in your hot tub?  Nothing. No word on price yet. Sanyo's weather-resistant TV [Tech Di...
 
Cell Phones
 

Grundig X5000 Released

Looking for a cell phone with a ridiculously high resolution camera? Pick up the Grundig X5000 with 6 megapixel camera. You can view the pictures on its high-resolution 2" display or on your television via the TV out port. Of c...

 
MP3
 

Harman Kardon Drive and Play

Looking for a sexy in-car iPod system that will not only sound good, but actually impress people?  Then you need yourself the Harman Kardon Drive and Play. This little iPod accessory consists of three elements: Controller - pos...
 
Mods
 

NES DVD Player

Everyone loves a good NES mod. Whether it's a Mac Mini NES or a NES DVD player. VintageComputing has managed to cram a CyberHome CH-DVD 300 DVD player into an old school NES case. The cooler points? NES Power button turns DVD p...
 
DVD
 

Blu-Ray BD-R Discs shipping this month

Looks like Blu-Ray will be a reality sooner than we thought. Sony will be shipping blank, rewritable Blu-Ray discs this month in Europe. The initial BD-R discs will provide 25GB of storage capacity and run at x2 speeds (72 MBps...