Monthly Archives: October 2009

iPhone China

iPhone Officially On Sale In China, Lacks WiFi

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The iPhone officially went on sale yesterday from China’s Unicom.  While they lacked the same frenzied fans as the US – that was during the initial Gen 1 launch – a few lines did form leaving queued customers in the rain for up to 7 hours.  The first owner of...

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Multi-Room Aquarium For Spoiled Fish

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Talk about sweet!  I never thought of fish being worthwhile pets but I’d maybe think differently if I saw them all domesticated in one of these designer tanks.  At a stupid ass price of $6,500,  I can only imagine the “trustafarian” who displays this in their loft. It also looks...

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Classice Nintendo Icon Rubik’s Cube

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Not too long ago we posted on the expensive but cool TouchScreen Rubik’s Cube and today we have the Classic Nintendo version.  Though I don’t recognize all of these icons, I’m sure there are fanboys out there that have these tattooed in special places. Designed by deviantARTist r4r3truffle, this item...

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Install A WiFi HotSpot In Your Car With GM’s AutoNet

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Available next month, GM’s AutoNet will let you literally install a WiFi hotspot in your car.  The unit plus installation will cost $500 and there will be a monthly charge of $30 for a 1GB cap.  There is also a 5GB cap offered but no price is known as of...

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Consumer Grade Facial Recognition: FaceID

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Flashback to a time when facial recognition seemed so far off from reality.  Now open your eyes.  This FaceID system can recognize up to 500 different faces using a pair of digital cameras to create a 3-D image of your face.  After that it runs a face detection algorithm to...