Monthly Archives: December 2009

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RUTH: The Robot With the Magic Touch

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Ford believes it has found a way to replicate human touch in a lab setting. While before, getting the “human perspective” on a vehicle’s interior depended on–you guessed it!–talking to an actual human, that may now no longer be the case thanks to the Robotized Unit for Tactility and Haptics,...

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Joby Gorillapod SLR Digital Camera Tripod Review

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Joby GorillaPod’s have been a welcome new species over the last several years in the digital camera arena.  The SLR version is a giant GorillaPod capable of handling the weight of these larger cameras while still allowing for the expressive stylings Joby is known for. What I’ll mention right away...

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LockFace USB Stick With Facial Recognition By Futen

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Claiming 98% accuracy, this 4GB flash drive uses your computer’s webcam to identify whether or not it’s you accessing the memory stick.  All you have to do for set-up is register a couple pictures of yourself showcasing some of your best high security faces and you’re good to go. The...

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WakeMate Alarm Clock

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Have problems with oversleeping?  Designed to analyze your sleep patterns and wake your once your fully rested, the WakeMate works with any BlueTooth enabled cell phone.  To surmise on how it works, the cell phone does all the set-up and transmits the information to the bracelet. Oversleeping is a routine...

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X Rocker Wireless Pedestal Gaming Chair

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To some, keeping their gaming habits unseen can be an annoying OCD endeavor.  The X Rocker Wireless Gaming Chair offers wireless 2.1-channel 915mHz sound,  transmitting up to 65 feet away and capable of transmitting up to eight chairs simultaneously. Each chair has 2 tweeter/mid-range speakers incorporated into the headrest with...

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Acoustiglove iPod Nano Case From Burton Technologies

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Talk about forward thinking.  Looking like one of those meat logs tied with twine (or my buddy’s arms), the Acoustiglove silicone iPod Nano case from Burton Technologies is a great new way to stow your Apple Earbuds. As you can see, the cord is wrapped tightly around the case with...

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Today Zombie Pigs, Tomorrow Project NIMBUS

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Some days I don’t know just how creeped out to feel about the Pentagon. There are days when I’m convinced the whole thing is run by Dr. Evil from the Austin Powers series.  Not too long ago I got you some insider data on their plan to make zombie pigs...

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French Press Travel Container For The Commuter

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For those that just demand the freshet of brews on the go is this new French Press Travel Cup.  The dual wall design keeps your beverage warm and is made from a durable BPA-free plastic.  The container itself holds 16 ounces of liquid and fits in the standard size cup...

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Animal Scale Does Wonders For Your Self-Esteem

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Probably the best thing you can do for your fat friend is get them this Animal Scale.  Especially during the holiday season when over eating is easily overlooked, at least there’s no numbers displayed on this scale. It seems kind of drastic to me as you are either a duck...

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Belkin Bluetooth Music Receiver

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The new Belkin Bluetooth Music Receiver should be a cool addition to your home theater set-up.  Anybody that’s used the Remote Control App through an AirPort Express knows how cool it is to wirelessly change the music on the stereo. Using Bluetooth to move the music wirelessly, the Belkin receiver...