Daily Archives: October 20, 2010


MIT’s Portable Solar-Powered Desalination System


I n the Massacusetts Institute of Technology’s idea of the future, there’s a large portable desalination system that will provide 1,000 gallons of water per day to third world villages, at a cost of $8,000 per device. But right now they’re done inventing a smaller, 80 gallon per day version,...

Simplehuman Sensor Can

SimpleHuman Sensor Can Does Some Of The Heavy Lifting

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Despite the brand name, Simplehuman’s latest trash can is relatively complex.  It’s called the Sensor Can and it can ‘sense’ when to stay open for an extended period of time or not open at all. The sensor is strategically placed on the top of the can and fires directly up....

Marshall Headphones

Marshall Teases Us With Guitar Amp Inspired Headphones


What is it about a cardboard box with heavy print slathered all over it that makes it so attractive?  We’re thinking it’s some sort of hipster association, but whatever it is, it’s cool. This is a teaser shot of Marshall’s headphones, the same company that makes guitar amps.  We don’t...

Facetime Mac OS X

Facetime Calling Coming To Mac OS X


Finally!  You can now make and receive calls on the Mac using Apple’s Facetime talk.  So now iPhone 4 users can finally call someone using the tech.  Apple says they’re releasing a beta version of the software today. You can grab it at Apple.com We’re assuming this nomenclature will be...

V-Moda Vibrato

V-Moda Vibrato Headphones


It’s been almost two years since V-Moda launched the Vibe II headphones, so it only seems fitting to update the product and keep the same form factor, right? Wrong. These are the V-Moda Vibrato earbuds and they look EXACTLY the same as the Vibe II headphones, yet V-Moda says they’ve...

Boxee Box-1

Boxee Box Finally Gets A Ship Date


If you preordered a Boxee Box you can now expect it to ship to you as early as November 11th.  Doesn’t Boxee know that’s just days after the release of COD Black Ops?  I mean come on, everyone and their mother will be so consumed with FPS fraggin’ they won’t...