Monthly Archives: May 2006

Pac-Man the Movie

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While playing on YouTube, I just stumbled across someone’s joke trailer for a live action interpretation of Pac Man. I love how they handled the power pellets, fruit, and Ms Pac Man. All very entertaining and worth the few minutes to watch. Check it out!...

Special New Chip Increases Cell Phone Battery Life

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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 all, a collaboration of both efforts would produce twice the results. Fortunately, a team of...

Origami Cell Phone

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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) as the cell phone opens. This would make for a huge screen squeeze into a...

aXbo Alarm Clock Review

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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 intuitive with no need to read the manual, but...

25 Million Pixel Weather Cam

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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 conditions. You gotta love how they market this thing: “The...

Teddy Bear Gun

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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 in May and will be marketed to businesses....

Rumble Seat

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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. Rumble Seats [UberReview]...

Kick Ass Kung Fu video game

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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 your punches, kicks, and head-butts and displays them on a giant...

Helio Launches in the US

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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 whole is geared towards the youth demo) and have included...

Smellaphone

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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 already in the process of developing a “highly-sensitive electronic nose...