Archive for September 30th, 2014
 
 
 
Wacky
 
mitsubishi_elevator
mitsubishi_elevator
mitsubishi_elevator

Mitsubishi Unveils Huge Elevators With 80-Person Capacity

Mitsubishi has just announced the installation of elevators with eighty person capacity within an office building in Osaka, Japan. The elevators each measure 11.2 x 9.2 feet and are 8.5 feet high, with a weight limit of 5,250 p...
 
Cell Phones
 
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Kindle App For Android Announced

Amazon expanded their Kindle reach today with the announcement of an app for the Android OS. All Android devices will support the app, which lets them purchase and view the 540,000 books currently in the Kindle store. The app u...

 
Sports
 
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interactiv-boxing
interactiv-boxing

Domyos Interactive Punching Bag (video)

A giant swing pendulum, as in a 100lb boxing bag, is totally impractical when it comes to most people's home, unless of course you live on 7 acres of land and have 10 bedrooms in addition to a workout gym. The Domyos Decalthon ...
 
iPhone
 
Verizon iPhone
Verizon iPhone
Verizon iPhone

Verizon iPhone Rumor Backed By VoRA Testing

There is no way to back this up, or validate this rumor in any capacity, but news hit today that when and if the Verizon iPhone launches it will use VoRA (Voice over Rev A.) as opposed to their newly minted LTE system.  This ba...

 
Wacky
 
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pacman-lego-arcade
pacman-lego-arcade

Working LEGO Arcade Cabinet Is Super Retro, Super Awesome (video)

LEGOs and videogames -- like many others, they were two essential parts of my childhood. So it's awesome that a custom modder has created a full-size working arcade cabinet out of LEGOs. 48 games are included in the 34 foot tal...
 
Gaming
 
Cirque De Soleil Natal-1
Cirque De Soleil Natal-1
Cirque De Soleil Natal-1

Project Natal Joins Forces With Cirque De Soleil

I just received an email from Microsoft inviting me to a Natal unveiling on June 14th.  This is a day after the official press unveiling, but what is interesting is that this event includes some sort of show in partnership with...

 
Gaming
 
Gameboy NES
Gameboy NES
Gameboy NES

Gameboy Modded To Work With The Original Nintendo

NES and Gameboy games are beyond antiquated at this point.  But if you're like me, you like to whip out the 8-bit system every once and a while and take a stroll down memory lane.  One modder liked his Gameboy games so much tha...
 
Laptops
 
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envy-17-20100518-600
envy-17-20100518-600

HP Now Shipping Their Updated Envy 17

The HP Envy 17, part of the newly revamped Envy lineup we talked about a couple weeks,  is now officially shipping from HP's website. The Envy 14 is not yet available, but the Envy 13 that's being discontinued still appears to ...

 
Apple
 
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iPod Touch Prototype With Camera Leaks (video)

Vietnamese site Tinhte is on a roll with the Apple leaks lately, bringing information about what could be the upcoming iPod Touch 4G. Video and pictures show concrete proof that the iPod Touch in question includes the 2MP camer...
 
Green Energy
 
Oyster 2
Oyster 2
Oyster 2

Wave Power Device Modeled After An Oyster

Harnessing the ocean's kinetic energy is not a new concept.  In fact, one of the first to do it was the Pelamis Wave Power Device, which may or may not have sunk with the imploding economy.  Today, Aquamarine Power announced pl...

 
iPhone
 
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500x_tethering_01
500x_tethering_01

iPhone OS 4.0 To Bring Tethering From AT&T?

When it comes to AT&T's service, iPhone users have had a lot to grumble about these past few years. One big issue was phone tethering, something the cellular provider wouldn't allow -- until now. The latest beta of the iPho...
 
Cell Phones
 
Gundam Phone
Gundam Phone
Gundam Phone

God Damn, A Gundam Cell Phone

Why people are so crazy about Gundam is beyond my scope of knowledge, but it might have something to do with the figurines, cartoons and whatever collectible crap they've rolled out over the past three decades.  As part of the ...