Posts by: stevea

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The Bionic Ear Headphone, For The Amateur Spy

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All right, spies in the audience, time for you to get your loadout!  No, we don’t have any exploding pens or nerve gas shoe bladders, and don’t even ask where your laser gun is.  We’ve had some budget cuts, okay? But what we DO have is a little something from...

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Purse Lights Let You Get To The Bottom Of Your Purse

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You’ve got to admit, that the whole concept of carrying a purse is a little strange.  A big handbag that opens in the center?  That’s just kind of a faulty design.  After all, how are you supposed to see anything in there?  What you really need is something that opens...

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The ZAGGsparq Puts A Charge In Most Any Small Battery

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If you do a lot of talking or texting or just in general playing around on your cell phone, then you know that these things run out of juice at the worst possible time.  And you also know that there are a lot of other portable devices out there that...

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Stuart Hughes’ Gold PS3 May Well Be Height of Excess

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Stuart Hughes is a name you may not have heard of very often, but after today, you’re either going to be glad you’ve never heard of it or wish you could hear more. These are the guys who came out with the Gold Wii and the Gold iPhone, and they’ve...

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Yotaro Robot Secretly Terrifies High Schoolers Everywhere

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Well, folks, leave it to the Japanese to make a more advanced and yet much more terrifying version of every high school freshman’s secret dread, Baby Think It Over. Today we’re talking about Yotaro, possibly the creepiest robot baby on the face of the Earth, and it’s also designed to...

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RUTH: The Robot With the Magic Touch

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Ford believes it has found a way to replicate human touch in a lab setting. While before, getting the “human perspective” on a vehicle’s interior depended on–you guessed it!–talking to an actual human, that may now no longer be the case thanks to the Robotized Unit for Tactility and Haptics,...

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Today Zombie Pigs, Tomorrow Project NIMBUS

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Some days I don’t know just how creeped out to feel about the Pentagon. There are days when I’m convinced the whole thing is run by Dr. Evil from the Austin Powers series.  Not too long ago I got you some insider data on their plan to make zombie pigs...

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Neato Robotics’ XV11 Surpasses Roomba Easily

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All right, everybody, got a new and interesting gadget for you today, so brace yourselves–the logical successor to the Roomba has reared its suctiony head, and it’s called the XV11 from Neato Robotics. Okay, with a name like that, admittedly this sounds like it’d be a real credibility strainer.  Thing...

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The Google Phone May Be Coming Soon

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Now here’s an exciting picture for you, folks–what you’re seeing right there is a shot of the Google Phone, the Nexus One. Pics of this thing have been leaking like a sieve to the web at large and initial reports are conflicting at best. Google employees, of course, are operating...