Archive for April, 2014
 
 
 
Robots
 

Japanese Dentristry and Robots

[GR]2lIJtFMp2Bo[/GR] I guess Japanese dentistry students don't practice on humans but on robots! The Simroid (aka Pain Girl) reacts when the student drills too far or too deep, and hits a nerve. As one Youtube commenter pointed...
 
Cell Phones
 

iPot Emails and Texts Hot Water Usage

The iPot appears - the translated page isn't accurate - to be hot a water/coffee maker that can email or text its usage to a preprogrammed handset. According to the garbled copy, the device is geared towards the elderly and chi...

 
Music
 

Absolut Unveils New Marketing Campaign: Absolut Machines

Absolut Vodka's new marketing campaign involves two massive machines and you. That's right, you. It's all pretty crazy and grandiose, but essentially two MIT grads have built two huge machines, one located in NYC and one in Sto...
 
Travel
 

Personal Airplane Air Filters

Unlike "Airborne", the manufactures of the PlaneCleanAir filters don't make any grandiose claims that it will stop colds while traveling. What they do claim, though, is that it will filter out 99.5% of bacteria carried in airpl...

 
Travel
 

325-Foot Floating Island

Why bother visiting the island when you can ride it, right? Wallyisland (perhaps an ode to the Griswalls) is a behemoth of a boat measuring 325 feet and offers a customizable main deck that can be outfitted with tennis courts, ...
 
Cell Phones
 

Watch Sports Touchscreen, Phone, and More

The DigitalRist D-RiseTM m600i is quite simply out of control. Not only is it unlocked for use with any SIM card, but it rocks a touchscreen, a 1.3 megapixel camera, mp3 player, voice recorder, Bluetooth, expandable from 60mb t...

 
Gaming
 

GTA 4 Multiplayer Screen Shots Leaked

Check it: Grand Theft Auto 4 multiplayer screen shots (not confirmed). I've pulled the ones that depict characters with screen names hovering over their head (there were others, but those looked to be single player). More pics ...
 
Business
 

Netflix Admits Shipping Problem & Gives Back, Sort Of

I received an email from Netflix this morning saying "We're Sorry Your DVD Was Delayed" and offered me a measly 5% credit. I suppose it's better than nothing, but 5% of $15.99 is $0.80, not even the tax I'm charged monthly here...

 
Cell Phones
 

LG-SH240 Does Human Skin Finish

No, it doesn't look like human skin, but it supposed to feel like human skin, the keypad that is. LG is apparently grasping at straws with the SH240 and they'll do just about anything to garner some attention - hey it worked. I...
 
Household
 

Transforming Mirror Sees All Angles

Obsessed with how you look from all angles? Then put away that hand held mirror (and the icy hot for your neck) and pick up this mirror. The center mirror illuminates - well, until you update your lighting system to accommodate...

 
Cell Phones
 

World’s Lightest Phone

Some folks are just straight up spotlight hogs.  As if Modu didn't recieve enough press about its modular phone, today the handset was announced as the "world's lightest mobile phone" according to Guinness World Records. The Mo...
 
Cell Phones
 

Samsung Launches Haptic Touch Phone (SCH-W420 or SPH-W4200)

Samsung announced their newest phone today, the Anycall Haptic.  Initially it will be available in Korea only, but hopefully it will get State side for Samsung fans.  The Anycall Haptic features tactile feedback along with audi...