Monthly Archives: April 2008

Verizon HTC Touch

Verizon HTC Touch Launch Date and Details

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Verizon officially announced the release date of the HTC Touch (aka XV6900), as April 16th, 2008. The Verizon version of the phone – Alltel and Sprint already have it – will include GPS supported by Verizon’s VZ Navigator mapping service. EVDO support is unknown right now, but with GPS and...

Apartment in a Wheel

The Hamster Wheel Apartment…If You’re Crazy

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File this one under nuts. Mimicking that of a hamster wheel, the conceptual design puts a handful of rooms in a giant wheel like device. As you turn the wheel – looks like it takes some leg power – and alter its orientation it changes its functionality. In other words,...

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This Is The Future Of Foozball

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Some things never get stale no matter how old I get. Foozball is a timeless game that will be played well into my arthritic years. The problem? The tables are often an eye sore after a few years of wear-and-tear, and are as uninspired as the candy machines sitting adjacent....

‘Star Wars: Force Unleashed’ Update

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Yes, another video game update, but you’ll be glad you read it. Gametrailers got sometime with the project lead of ‘The Force Unleashed’, and he revealed that you’ll play a ‘board’ as Darth Vader as a sort of prologue to the game. And yes, you’ll be able to use Vader’s...

Official GTA 4 Multiplayer Tomorrow…maybe

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Looks like we might get a real look at GTA 4’s multiplayer tomorrow (April 8th, 2008). I’m not gonna hold my breath, though. Why? Because the actual game will be released in just 21 days! Update: Here’s a summary of the GTA 4 multiplayer: Up to 16 people can join...

Motion Bulb

Motion Detecting Light Bulb

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Just like the infomercial says, don’t spend hundreds on high end motion detecting light systems, get the Motion Bulb. Built into the tip of the bulb is a small motion detector. The detector is only active if there isn’t enough ambient light (you can control this) and activates the bulb...

Pioneer LED Sneaker

Concept Sneaker Sports Built-in LED

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More safety than vision, this pair of concept sneakers – called the Pioneer – include a built-in LED that will shine a path up to 4.9 feet in length.  The LEDs are powered by kinetic energy, so no need to worry about recharging. One more pic after the ‘leap’...

Furito Solo VoIP Handset

Futiro Sleek VoIP Handset

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‘Small and sleek’ and you’ve got me sold.  The Futuro Solo handset is a VoIP compatible handset designed for the business traveler.  Embedded in its back is a retractable cord management system and as you can see from the pics it fits snuggly in the palm of your hand. More...

Quake 3 Hits the iPhone

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Check it: Quake 3 on the iPhone and iPod Touch. It looks excessively boring since you control strafing via the accelerometer and firing by just tapping the screen. I wouldn’t waste my time, but for the iPhone mod show off… [Popsci]...

Zoomswitch Links Phone and Computer Headsets

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First and foremost watch the video.  It’s pretty amusing…amusing because the guy in the video couldn’t be any more obvious about reading off a quecard.  Nonetheless, the Zoomswitch is a useful product for those that switch between Skype and regular landline calls, or simply want to listen to their computers...