Monthly Archives: March 2006

8 Wheeled Electric Vehicle That Flys

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Talk about over the top! The Eliica 8 wheeled electric (power by lithium-ion batteries) vehicle by Tokyo’s Keio University does 0-60 in 4.2 seconds, can reach a top speed of 230mph, and lastly sports gull wing doors for a dash of extra cool. We gotta wonder how long the battery...

Consumer Level Iris Scanner For Online Banking

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Ok, so Biometrics are nothing new, but at the consumer level we always enjoy a product or two. Jiris’s JPC1000 offers a cost effective way to securely perform online banking and other highly sensitive transactions by measuring the Iris for authentication. This version doesn’t feature a web cam option, but...

7.1 Dolby Digital and Skype Headphones

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You ever get that uneasy feeling about a product when it offers too many features and doesn’t focus on its core function? Well, we get that feeling about the 640USB Silverline headset by Trust product – or is it USB Headset HS-4100. Nevertheless, these headphones offer not only virtual 7.1...

iBeat Illuminating iPod Headphone Review

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iPod Garage has a review up on the new iBeat iPod headphones. These earbuds have cables that illuminate to the sound of the beat. Kind of like the Blinkit. Just what did they think of this unique iPod accessory? Pros Fun product that adds another dimension to the iPod listening...

Women’s iBoxer iPod Boxers

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From the makers of the iBoxers, come Women’s iBoxers. These, like most boy shorts, will probably look better on your woman than you. The Women’s iBoxers contain a front pocket for snuggly fitting your iPod. The boxers themselves are made out of cotton and spandex and contain a mock button...

Harddisko – Hard Drive Music

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Valentina Vuksic’s project, Harddisko, has taken useless, defective hard disks and turned them into something beautiful — some sort of hard drive music machine if you will. For Harddisko, Valentina Vuksic attached microphones to the heads of decased, defective hard drives. When hard drives power up, they conduct initialization tests...

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Craftman Illum-A-Glove

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Damn it all!!! Why didn’t I have this glove when I was trying to change my oil at 10 o’clock at night in my buddies drive way – with no exterior lights – of all places? Craftsman Illum-A-Glove is crafted of Spandex and sports an LED light to shine the...

Solar Powered Walls

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A building that is being constructed in Southeastern Japan will be able to autonomously illuminate its interior for 4.6 hours every night just using God’s gift to Earth, the Sun. Sections of walls in the building will be composed of “a new building material that contain super-thin, transparent solar panels...

Apple Notebook Wide Touchpads Confirmed

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Macsimumnews is reporting that the patent office today unveiled Apple’s wide touchpad license, originally granted August of 2004. I am not going to go into full details as they are not clear, but I suggest visiting their site and reading the full article (it’s long and a little redundant). What...

Apple Shuffle Beanie

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Although the Shuffle is due to be phased out we continue to see products for the USB stick based MP3 player emerge. First it was the iPod Shuffle iShirt – fun by gimmicky – and now it’s the Shuffle Beanie with a utilitarian quality – keeps the cords and Shuffle...

iGlaze iPod nano cover

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Gopod has announced iGlaze, a thin plastic protective cover to protect your iPod nano from scratches. The iGlaze will be available in the Korean market in March. It will be available in four colors: black, white, pink, and silver. Protect you iPod Nano with ‘iGlaze’ [Aving]...