Daily Archives: December 28, 2010

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Zipbuds Ear Bud Headphone Review

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[rating:3.5/5] Pros: Zipper prevents cord from tangling Reasonably priced Solid sound quality with decent dynamic range Cons: Heavy weight causes the headphones to be pulled from ears Slightly larger form factor than normal ear buds Included ear hooks are ineffective for exercise Zipbuds aren’t exactly a new idea, but when...

Personal Genome Machine

Personal Genome Machine Advances The DNA Revolution

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Life Technolgies goes to work on applying the recent tech capabilities it acquired with its purchase of sequencing firm Ion Torrent. A benchtop printer-sized DNA sequencing machine based on PostLight semiconductor technology takes a full step off the sequencing procedure, making it possible to go directly from chemical base to...

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Maptor Handheld Map Projector

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In Japanese Maptor means ominous robot bent on world domination, which isn’t a perfectly accurate translation but gets most of the meaning across. The Maptor device, on the other hand, has less of an overpowering feel about it, though if you’re an archeologist used to poring over paper maps, getting...

brainathlete

BrainAthlete TechnoHuman Golf Hat

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The road to human machine unity has got to start somewhere, and while nobody will be able to really pinpoint the actual start of mind-reading devices – as there have been a bunch of under-marketed and under-performing devices over the past 10 years – part of the humble beginnings of...

Sony MRD-EX1000

This Is Sony’s $800 Earbuds, The MDR-EX1000

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Call us skeptical, but we don’t think Sony’s MDR-EX1000 EX-Monitor Earphones are worth $799.99.  That’s how much Audiocubes has the high end earbuds going for, which they say deliver a frequency range of between 3-30,000hz.  Human hearing typically ranges between 20-20,000hz, and that’s even a stretch, especially if you’re old....