Monthly Archives: February 2010

Floating Chair

A Real Deal Levitating Chair (video)

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Wheels, that’s so last year.  A research team at Japan’s Kobe Gakuin University have invented a wheel chair, or perhaps just a chair, that floats on a small cushion of air, sort of like a hovercraft, in fact just like a hovercraft.  A few problems, though: it can only carry...

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Samsung Updates U Series Pocket Camcorders, Adds U20 & U15

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PMA just wrapped and with it came two new Samsung pocket camcorders, the HMX-U15 and U20.  Both cameras shoot full 1080p video, sport a Flip Video like USB arm, 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensors with electronic image stabilization, HDMI output, time lapse photography, a 2-inch LCD and the ability to capture high...

WiFi Lamp

Elis WiFi Lamp

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File this under wacky; it’s a WiFi lamp from Onda Communications.  In other words someone took a 70s looking bedside light and stuffed it with a router, at least that’s what I’m picking up.  According to a snapshot of the product manual it’s designed to work with Power Line technology,...

LightSwitchKeyHolder

Light Switch Mail Caddy And Key Holder

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Clutter haters and organizational freaks rejoice.  No you can buy a really expensive light switch cover that holds your mail and keys.  Cool idea for sure, just way to expensive for what it is.  Priced at $32, this potential gift will definitely garner some attention from house guests. Pretty self...

Samsung TL500 Camera

Samsung TL500 Camera

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Samsung kicked out the Tl500 late last week. It looks like your standard digital point and shoot, but it actually has a little to more to offer.  For instance, it rocks a 24mm wide angle lens with a F1.8 rating.  On top of that it uses a 3-inch AMOLED articulating...

T-Rex 14R rear

2010 T-Rex 14R: A Motorcycle In A Car’s Body

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The T-Rex is a motorcycle in sheep’s clothing.  Sure it appears to be a car, but handles like a bike and damn if it doesn’t fly like a bike.  Under the hood of the ultra lightweight two seater is a 1400 cc inline 4 cylinder Kawasaki engine that puts out...

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Inflatable Sleeping Coat

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Encompassing form and function, this Inflatable Sleeping Coat Design from Lin Tsui-Wei should be handed out at homeless shelters and missions worldwide.  Constructed using a lightweight waterproof fabric, the detachable bottom portion of the coat fully inflates to form a mini-camping style air mattress. Only a design concept at the...