Archive for April 18th, 2014
 
 
 
Computers
 

Acer Unveils Aspire Gemstone Blue Laptop

I'm an Apple fan, so you can imagine how tough it is to win me over. The Apsire Gemstone Blue is looking pretty attractive and it's got the guts to prove it. Included in the machine is a Blu-ray high def DVD player, Dolby Digit...
 
Wacky
 

Wasabi Smoke Detector

We're all familiar with Wasabi, the spicy green stuff that'll bring a tear to the toughest man's eye. Researchers in Japan are developing a smoke alarm system that will emmit a sprayed version of the condiment in the event of a...
 
Displays
 

Thanko Motorized TV Stand

Playing Guitar Hero 3 requires me to stand such that I can my best guitar moves on. The first few plays are always crap because I have to acclimate to looking down at the TV - an awkward angle if you know what I mean. The Thank...

 
Cell Phones
 

EmporiaLife Phone For Seniors

EmporiaLife (ya, that's the name of the phone) is a cell phone targeted at senior citizens. It's a slider and sports a monochrome screen, huge ass buttons, flashlight, alarm clock, and a big red button on the back for making em...
 
Displays
 

Electronic Post-It Note

For a mere $175 you can build your own electronic Post-It note. Doesn't sound that cheap to me, but there probably isn't a cheaper or cooler commercial solution. Checkout the 'how to' on Popsci. (Image courtesy of Ubergizmo)
 
Displays
 

InFocus Releases New 1080p DLP Projector: IN83

Looking like the IN82, the IN83 has been updated with a Texas' instruments DarkChip4 combined with BrilliantColor. It projects in a 2.35:1 widescreen ratio and won't require an external scaler for up or downconversion. It also ...

 
Spy
 

Handgun Disguised As A Flashlight

I love the guy in the video. His 'realworld' scenario for use of the device is walking the dog or getting the mail when you run into some trouble. That's gotta be one tough neighborhood. Nonetheless, the FM9 from Magupul is in ...