Posts by: stevea

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RCA Airnergy Turns Wi-Fi Signal Into Battery Power

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Coming soon, or so the current word goes, is one of the most frighteningly preposterous gadget chargers I’ve seen in some time–it’s no solar power device.  No wind generator, no magnet, nor even Tesla coil.  It isn’t even a lightning rod. No, today I’m talking about the Airnergy, a device...

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ROXXXY, The First Ever Robot Girlfriend

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Society as we know it is now officially doomed.  Please find your exits located to the left and right of the auditorium and drive safely. You might wonder what inspired my greatest hyperbole to date…well, when I read about the ROXXXY unit, described as the “world’s first life-size robot girlfriend”,...

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The BlackBerry Presenter Lets You Give PowerPoint Anytime, Anywhere

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Research In Motion, the guys who brought you the BlackBerry, have just come out with a new add-on for the device, the BlackBerry Presenter. Basically, it’s a projector for your BlackBerry, which allows you to show PowerPoint slideshows from your BlackBerry to any projection screen. The BlackBerry Presenter has three...

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Mandometer Is A Speedometer For Your Dinner Plate

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Childhood obesity is a big problem, no matter who you ask–but there may be a new gadget to help stop it.  It’s called a mandometer, and it weighs a plate of food at the beginning of a meal, and then tracks the rate at which food leaves the plate.  It...

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Lenovo’s Skylight Smartbook Bows For CES

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Just in time for CES, Lenovo is readying a new smartbook called the Skylight, a refination on the netbook concept.  It weighs less than two pounds and features its own specialized interface to make getting online faster and easier than ever before. This little dynamo offers up ten solid hours...

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Spracht Aura Headset Might Just Be Coolest Ever

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The Spracht Aura, ladies and gentlemen, may sound like a total kludge in terms of naming conventions, but I can assure you that anyone who calls this the coolest Bluetooth headset ever is not speaking out of turn, but is rather arguably correct. Sure, any time you introduce value judgments...

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Keystone Eco Tag Marks Your Luggage And Charges Batteries

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It’s a luggage tag!  No, it’s a solar powered battery charger! No…unbelievably enough, it’s BOTH. It’s the Keystone Eco Tag, and it attaches to your attache–or any other piece of luggage–just like any other luggage tag.  It’s got a space for you to pencil in your name and address and...

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Hummingbird Robot To Begin Rescue Operations By 2011

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The folks out at Chiba University have developed a new kind of robot that they believe will be highly useful for rescue operations due to its incredibly compact size. Dubbed the Hummingbird Robot, Chiba staffers believe that the tiny robot, featuring four wings that flap an astonishing thirty times per...

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TV Ears Let You Stop Cranking The Volume

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It’s a sad fact of life, folks…as we age, our capabilities become somewhat, well, declined.  Our eyesight is less sharp, we don’t taste things near as vibrantly, walking can be a pain–literally and figuratively.  And of course, our hearing goes. And when our hearing goes down, the volume on our...