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Plen2
Plen2
Plen2

Android…Controls Android?

That's not a typo, folks, that's a strange little bit of news that'll make your day just a little more surreal.  I try to do that sort of thing wherever possible. If you've got $3000, a lot of patience and anything with the And...
 
Business
 
phil
phil
phil

Will Punxsutawney Phil Be Next To Lose His Job To A Machine?

Well, folks, it's almost Groundhog Day again, and you know what that means.  No, the post office doesn't get yet another screwball holiday off to screw up your Netflix queue--it means that once again, Punxsutawney Phil will eme...

 
Battery
 
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saucier_b
saucier_b

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Autonomous Saucier

Sometimes I get to thinking that Hammacher Schlemmer is the Thanko of people with too much money.  Because they've brought out some really weird and overpriced stuff, and they'll continue that awesome tradition with the Autonom...
 
Robots
 
davincisi
davincisi
davincisi

The Da Vinci Robot Si HD Is A Surgery Machine…Literally.

In Calgary, robots do surgery. That's the surprise of the day from the folks up in Canada as Rockyview General Hospital is the first hospital in Canada to lay hands on a da Vinci Robot Si HD. Small wonder they're first, either-...

 
Doomed For Failure
 
ade 651 2
ade 651 2
ade 651 2

Cambridge Computer Laboratory Declares The ADE 651 A Fraud

You guys remember a few months ago when we were talking about the ADE 651, supposed to be the world's greatest bomb detector because it could literally sniff out explosives from up to half a mile out?  And how we said that we w...
 
Apple
 
macbookair knockoff
macbookair knockoff
macbookair knockoff

Chinese MacBook Air Knockoffs Will Blow Your Mind

What would you say if you could buy a MacBook Air that costs just one fifth of what a normal MacBook Air costs?  Why, you'd probably say "What Chinese sweatshop did that boil up out of?" and you'd be right to say so.  Because i...

 
Cell Phones
 
final fantasy iphone
final fantasy iphone
final fantasy iphone

Final Fantasy 1 and 2 On iPhone Soon

For those of you who count yourselves as classic gamers, or just plain enthusiasts of same, you will be unquestionably happy to hear that Final Fantasy--yes, the original!--will be coming to the iPhone. And on the off chance th...
 
Clothing
 
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sleep-suit-1
sleep-suit-1

Buckminster Fuller’s Revenge, Or, The Sleep Suit

Buckminster Fuller once came up with a concept he called Dymaxion Sleeping, in which you take four thirty minute naps regularly spaced over the course of twenty four hours.  Yes, I know that only adds up to about two hours of s...

 
Business
 
Kiva Robot
Kiva Robot
Kiva Robot

Kiva Systems Mobile Drive Units Take Jobs From Humans

Anyone else remember those few episodes of South Park featuring the local boys who lost their jobs to one thing or another?  You know, where they end up getting together on camera shrieking incoherently about how something "Der...
 
Cell Phones
 
Fame - YoGen - 1
Fame - YoGen - 1
Fame - YoGen - 1

YoGen Mini Charges Your Cell Phone With A Pull Start

You've heard about the YoGen Max footpedal pump to power laptops right here...but what you may not already be familiar with is its newest model, the YoGen Mini. It looks like a strange cross between a yo-yo and a pullcord start...

 
Apple
 
Tune Belt's Sport Armband
Tune Belt's Sport Armband
Tune Belt's Sport Armband

Tune Belt Sport Armband Lets Your Gadgets Ride Your Arm

If you've ever wanted to take your iPhone along with you in an environment where you need both hands free, like, say, running, then we've got something for you today. The folks out at Tune Belt bring you the Tune Belt Sport Arm...
 
Displays
 
hoload
hoload
hoload

HoloAD Holographic Display Creates Animated Full Color Holograms (video)

Folks, there were a LOT of things to come boiling out of the CES show.  No one person can possibly pass on all the sheer cool that was generated by that convention.  Thus, you'll likely be getting the total update for days and ...