Monthly Archives: April 2010

Retro iPhone

A Truly Retro iPhone

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Retro handsets for cell phones have been kicking around on the shelves of Urban Outfitters for many years now.  But this is the first one we’ve seen specifically for the iPhone complete with dock and 30-pin plug.  And yes, the handset does work. ...

Dell Flash

Dell Flash Smartphone Is Constructed Of Glass

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With all these Dell leaks, only this one can run at the speed of sound. The Dell Flash is certainly the fanciest of the leaked handsets, being constructed out of an 11mm thick slice of “curved glass” and runs on a custom Android “Froyo” OS. It features a 3.5-inch WVGA...

Pepsi Dream Machine

Pepsi Dream Machine Gives Rewards For Recycling

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Hey kids, recycling is fun now! The Dream Machine, a collaboration between PepsiCo and Waste Management, is a recycling machine that awards points every time a bottle is returned. Pepsi’s planning on putting these things in high traffic areas across the country, like malls and sports stadiums. Obviously, the idea...

Allssitab Android Tablet

AlessiTab Android Tablet…Yup, Another Tablet

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Tablets are getting so popular these days that even design firms aregetting in on the game…Italian design firms. Alessi’s AlessiTab, designed by Stefano Giovannoni, is a fancy looking touchscreen device running Android OS. Specs include WiFi, a six hour battery life, included base station, and a digital TV tuner. From...

I Want The Mk 19 Nerf Grenade Launcher (video)

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[GR]Qr3LYafkIP8[/GR] Definitely file this under “awesome childhood toy given crazy upgrade”: I present to you the Mk 19 Nerf grenade launcher. It runs on batteries that use compressed air to push the nerf ammo fast enough to make the neighborhood bully cry. Check out the video to see what I...

Case-mate Hug - 1

Case-mate Hug Wireless Charger Review (video)

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Surprisingly the wireless charging market has not been over saturated.  Palm made big news two years ago when they announced the Palm PRE, a phone that included its very own inductive charging system.  This past year, at CES, Case-mate introduced their HUG case and charger for the iPhone.  It accomplishes...

Tanita Sleep Scan SL-501

Tanita Sleep Scan SL-501 Mat Sleeps With You

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I wake up all the time wondering why I feel great one day and like crap the next.  Tanita Sleep Scan SL-501 is a mat that you place on your bed and underneath your sheets.  Using a set of microphones it records and detects your body motion, heart rate and...

Dell Aero Details

Dell Aero Smartphone Deets Emerge

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Coming up next with the Dell leaks is the Aero, which appears to be the “low-cost” model in the line due to its lesser specs. They include a 3.5-inch capacitive touchscreen, 624MHz Marvell CPU, Microsoft ActiveSync and Exchange support, social network integration, and Flash Lite support. It’s going to be...