Daily Archives: February 25, 2008

Indiana Jones Statue

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It’s only been over a week and some since the Indiana Jones 4 trailer emerged and we’re already seeing the would-be collectors items appear. Standing 11″ tall, this statue is an ode to the first film and depicts the ‘Golden Isle’ escape. Not the terror on Harrison Ford’s Indiana’s face....

Interactive LED Coffee Table On The Simple

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Throw in 480 bright LED lights and 32 near infrared optical sensors and you’ve got the “The Wave”, an interactive light emitting coffee table. Drag your arm, glass, or any object across the table and a wave of light will follow. Let the table sit idle and it will sparkle...

Vacuum Cleaner Mouse

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It’s disturbing how many people eat at their desks and spill crumbs everywhere. A dust buster might cause some unwanted attention from the office manager, but Thanko’s Vacuum Cleaner Mouse will do the job while you work. Included in the mouse’s base is a small vacuum that is said to...

VW Set To Introduce Electric Diesel Hybrid

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Set to be unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show, VW is planning a 70 mpg Rabbit. According to Treehugger, the diesel-electric hybrid is said to spew out just 89 g/km of carbon dioxide compared with Toyota’s Prius 104 g/km. Expect this hybrid setup to emerge in other models such as...

Sony Introduces a 13.6 Megapixel Compact: DSC-W300

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Boasting over 13 megapixels, a 3x zoom, and a titanium scratch resistant body, Sony’s newest camera, the DSC-W300, is a serious contender in the heavy weight division. Included in the package is an ultra sensitive image sensor at up to 6400 ISO (I think my Canon does 1600 max), 2.7″...

All Weather 46″ LCD TV

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SunBriteTV (never heard of them) is set to introduce and all weather addition 46″ LCD. I’m not just talking rain or shine (it will survive a garden hose onslaught by the way), I’m talking a temperature range of over 140 degree Fahrenheit: -24 to 122 degrees. It’s no slouch in...

Holographic Display (Like In Star Wars) Becomes Reality

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[GR]ZjNu_tT4vUM[/GR] Researchers in Arizona have crafted a rewritable, autostereoscopic, 3 dimensional display. In other words you don’t need any special glasses to see the 3-D image, and unlike other previous Hologram tech you can write over the original image. Currently the tech is limited to a 10 by 10 centimeter...

Another Guitar Hero Toy

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As if Guitar Hero, Dance Dance Revolution, and U-Dance weren’t enough, the makers of Guitar Hero are bringing us cordless, go anywhere guitar mayhem. Guitar Hero Air Guitar Rocker is simply leveraging the success of these games and based on the ‘try me’ associated with the mini belt buckle sized...