Archive for April, 2014
 
 
 
Bluetooth
 

Special New Chip Increases Cell Phone Battery Life

Lately battery development has focused on creating a more efficient and longer lasting battery. Little thought has gone into how to make these battery dependent devices more efficient and ultimately suck down less energy. After...
 
Cell Phones
 

Origami Cell Phone

Inventables has posted a really cool cell phone concept -- the Origami Cell Phone. Inspired by electronic ink, the Origami Cell Phone would feature a paper screen that automatically unfolds (using an origami folding technique) ...

 
Gaming
 

US Nintendo DS Lite release date and price announced

Nintendo has finally announced the US DS Lite and release date today via an official press release.  The DS Lite will be released in the US on June 11 for a mere $130.  Initially, the DS Lite will only be available in white, th...
 
Clocks
 

aXbo Alarm Clock Review

Remember that aXbo Alarm Clock that knows when it’s best to wake you by monitoring your sleep cycles? Well, the guys at Digital Reviews got their hands on one. They determined that for the most part setup and use will be intuit...

 
Photography
 

25 Million Pixel Weather Cam

For a quick 16k Swiss Francs ($13,000 US) you too can have a high end 360° rotating weather cam. Sporting upwards of 25 million pixels, this weather cam also provides up to date temperature, wind chill, humidity, rain and wind ...
 
Wacky
 

Teddy Bear Gun

Apparently in Japan it's become a trend to throw teddy bears at weddings as opposed to bouquets. So the geniuses at Sunamiya have come up with a Teddy Bear Gun party cracker that launches a teddy bear. These crackers go on sale...

 
Household
 

Rumble Seat

Anyone seen the Howard Stern movie? The woman climbs on to a speaker and…anyway, you could probably plug this thing into the TV and watch you know what. Currently it’s only a concept, but check out the rest of James Owen's work...
 
Gaming
 

Kick Ass Kung Fu video game

Kick Ass Kung Fu is a video game that will actually make you get off your couch to fight your enemies. The current prototype, developed by researchers at Helsinki University of Technology in Finland, uses a camera to record you...

 
Cell Phones
 

Helio Launches in the US

In case you haven’t heard yet, Helio, which we talked about a few months ago on our sister site, has officially launched in the US today. They’ve launched with two phones geared towards the youth market (Helio service on a whol...
 
Cell Phones
 

Smellaphone

Head of Bell labs, Jeong Kim, said today that phones will soon be able to smell us.  We’re thinking security implementation, and why not use a widely adopted technology as a test bed?   According to Hankooki Times, Bell Labs is...

 
Mods
 

Home Brew Phone Bug

We loves us some snoppin’ at GadgetReview. We’ve seen a few phones that blur the lines between spying and home security, but this home made device is probably all espionage as it transmits the user’s telephone call via FM frequ...