Daily Archives: May 19, 2008

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Samsung Glyde Now Available On Verizon

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Verizon has begun selling the Samsung Glyde (originally announced here).  It’s available directly from Verizon’s online shop for $199.99 with a 2 year contract.  The Glyde, unlike the LG Voyager, offers “True Internet” browsing, V Cast, GPS navigation and a slide out full QWERTY keyboard; there’s also the touch screen...

Demo of Microsoft TouchWall

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[GR]YPrfqdl55D0[/GR] I don’t see how this is any different than the Microsoft Surface (the table), but as always, we all enjoy a little touch screen interaction, especially if it’s intuitive. Could be cool for presenting to huge groups. Update: Ok, so it uses 3 lasers placed at the bottom that...

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Army Reveals Robotic Suit

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Ok, so we’ve seen these robotic suits before, but they’ve usually come from Japan or some other foreign local. Sarcos, located in Salt Lake City has been developing a 150-lb robotic suit that gives its wearer super hero like strength (up to 20x human strength). Sarcos, who was recently purchased...

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Auto Dimming Clip-On Mirror

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Sometimes when I drive my VW GTI, I wish I had some of the finer features found on higher end cars.  One of them: an auto dimming rear view mirror.  Well, looks like now I can, thanks to Alpha Mirror.  The device attaches to most rear view mirrors – in...

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LED Gloves

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From a practical standpoint I can’t see anyone wearing these. On the other hand (pun completely intended) tech nerds and grease monkeys (aka mechanics) might find them extremely useful. Available here for about $45....

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Apple Multitouch Keyboard for Apple TV (rumor)

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Relax folks, it’s just a rumor. According to Crunchgear, Apple might release a multitouch keyboard for the Apple TV. If they do, let’s hope it’s for the Apple TV DVR (aka controllable by the iPhone). The above pic is a mock up. Do I think this is real? No. Why?...