Daily Archives: August 18, 2010


Solar Powered Toothbrush Needs No Toothpaste


Scientists at the University of Saskatchewan may have invented a revolution in dental care — the solar-powered toothpaste-less toothbrush. It works by charging up via solar cells, then a chemical reaction causes the bacteria in the teeth to die. It’s called the Soladey-J3X, and it’s currently in testing with teenagers....


QWERTY iPhone Case Concept Brings Physical Keys Back


This QWERTY Keyboard Case concept from designer Altamash Jiwani sounds like it would be really appealing to certain iPhone users. The case slips over the iPhone and connects to its dock port, and thanks to the iPhone 4’s new external accessory interface, it would disable the on-screen keyboard and let you use...

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Is Google TV In Trouble?


When Google TV had its big announcement back in May, the tech community was excited…and then, nothing else happened. Things have been quiet on Google’s end on more details about their DVR-esque device, and now a new report by the Wall Street Journal says that the company is having trouble...


Up Your Game With The Razer BlackWidow Mechanical Keyboard


Razer’s new BlackWidow mechanical keyboard is the latest gadget to promise advantages on the online battlefield. What is a mechanical keyboard, you may ask? Well, it mechanical keyboards use a different technology to register key presses. Most keyboards use a common membrane and scissor-switch style key designs — with mechanical...


The BookBook iPad Stand Keeps You Literate


Back in January, we showed you the BookBook case for the MacBook pro, which disguised your laptop as a leather bound book. Now, the same company Twelvesouth has released an iPad version of the case. It looks similar to its predecessor, transforming Apple’s tablet into what appears to be an...

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Gran Turismo 5 Gets Its Own Limited Edition Blue PS3


Sure, yesterday’s announcement of two new PS3’s was nice, but they were the regular old black design, and there’s nothing too exciting about that. This blue PS3, a limited edition bundle for Gran Turismo 5, doesn’t have that problem. The Gran Turismo 5 Racing Pack includes the “Titanium Blue” 160GB...


Logitech K800 Wireless Illuminated Keyboard


Logitech’s new K800 Wireless Illuminated Keyboard brings the wired illumination of last year’s MK700 to the wireless realm. An ambient light detector and motion sensor guarantees the right amount of light for each environment while conserving battery — up to ten hours on a single charge, which then gets refilled via...


SanDisk Unveils Integrated SSD The Size Of A Stamp


SSD drives were cool to begin with, but SanDisk’s new 64GB SSD is pretty darn small too — the size of a postage stamp, actually. The new iSSD, or integrated SSD, is soldered onto the motherboard and is going to be used for portable devices. Sizes will range from 4GB...


The MP-501 Is The World’s Smallest 1080P Media Player


Amex Digital’s new MP-501 media player is small — measuring just 175- x 128- x 15mm and weighing 250 grams, but that doesn’t mean it’s not powerful. It connects to USB hard drives, flash drives, and has a SD card slot, and can stream 1080p video to your TV over...


Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse Confirmed


Remember Microsoft’s Magic Mouse competitor we talked about back in July? Well, it looks like the Arc Touch Mouse is real. Images have leaked from a German online store that show the mouse, with some specs too. The main draw here is the curved design, which provides more ergonomic comfort,...