Monthly Archives: September 2010

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Windro Magnetic Window Cleaning Robot

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With a name like Roomba, the familiar robot vacuum cleaner conjures up images of uninhibited dancing and vrooming performance. When it comes to the the window-washing Windro, that’s not what you want. The concept is cool, clean windows are good, but with a robot that’s perilously hanging from your outside...

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Geek Charm With Lego Wedding Ring

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If the thought of marriage instill secret fears in you, fears of losing that secret childhood place you’ve kept inside yourself for so long, fear no more. A stand has been made, both in the name of love and childhood Lego engineering, with a Lego wedding ring. And it looks...

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Jaguar Unveils 780hp Concept Car Of The Future

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To celebrate its 75th anniversary British automaker Jaguar proves it can keep up with the times, and goes electric. Taking the 1966 XJ13, a Jaguar model the car company’s chief designer believes to be the most beautiful they’ve made so far, and adding a 780 hp engine got them a...

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Conran Audio Dock Aims For Design Excellence

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What do you get when you mix wireless high quality audio and the blessings of one of Britain’s leading design figures. You get the Conran Speaker Dock, named after Sir Terence Conran, and the first product from new firm ‘Conran Audio’. “We hope we have created a contemporary design classic”...

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The Fire And Water Of James Bond Bikes

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After appreciating the intelligent usability of the Copenhagen Wheel yesterday, a completely different duo of two wheeled beasts makes the news today. One is the ‘James Bond’ bike, a flamethrower and ejector seat number that will have you looking for bad guys to defeat along your daily commute. The other...

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Fansee Makes Temperature Float In Mid-Air

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The Fansee Digital Temperature Fan is, well, fancy – the name would suggest. But at $29.99 it’s not expensive, although it does go a bit over the top with its persistence of vision LED mid-air display technology. I don’t know how to explain it, but it projects a text reading...

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Denon AirPlay Compatible CD Dock System, The RCD-N7, Is Pricey

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Denon is a major supporter of Apple wireless speaker technology, aptly called AirPlay.  They sunk further allegiance into the mix by announcing the RCD-N7 system.  You’ll need to purchase speakers separately, which if that isn’t a deterrent enough, surely the $600 price tag for just the core system will be. Nonetheless,...

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Nintendo Wii Remote Plus Confirmed

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Today, Nintendo confirmed that they are in fact now building the Motion Plus dongle directly into the Wii Mote itself.  That means not extra hardware to lose.  Word also came through that they’ll offer the controller in Blue and Pink in addition to the White and Black finishes, which have...

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6lb Carbon Fiber Road Bicycle Is The Lightest Ever

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If you just plunked down a hefty amount of cash on what was billed as a “light weight bicycle”, you might wanna think again. This nameless bike from Fairwheel weighs a hefty 6lbs.  That’s about 9lbs lighter than most professional road racing bikes.  Course, road racing bikes, in the professional...