Daily Archives: October 30, 2009


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...


Classice Nintendo Icon Rubik’s Cube


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...


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


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...


Consumer Grade Facial Recognition: FaceID


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...


The Phraselator: A Universal Translator Can’t Be Far


So I was digging around when I found DARPArama, kind of a clearinghouse of prototypes and ideas and whatnot out of DARPA, or Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. And I started reading about the Phraselator…and frankly, you’re not going to believe this. The Phraselator is a voice recognition based translator...


Apple Patents New Headset MP3 Player

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Once again, Apple has blown us all away with its relentless flood of gadgetry, as a new patent has emerged. It’s about what you’d get if you managed to combine an iPod Shuffle with a Bluetooth headset, and what it’s being called right now is a headset MP3 player. You...

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Track Your Children’s Movements: The ET3500 Tracking Bracelet


Remember how yesterday we were talking about tracking your children with a simple USB device from Insignia?  Well, apparently, the child tracker phenomenon is really taking off because another device has stepped up to challenge, the ET3500 GPS Tracking Bracelet. It’s a bracelet that attaches to a child’s wrist–or anyone...


The Driving Reporter Gadget: The Black Box For Your Car

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Here’s a device that makes Big Brother look a lot more fun and accessible–the Driving Reporter Gadget. It’s a USB device that’s also an in-car 16 channel GPS system that stores about 100 hours of your driving.  All the data, all the activities are routed into this thing so you...