LED
 
 
 
Displays
 
big-screen-tv
big-screen-tv
big-screen-tv

California’s Big Screen Ban Both Hated And Relatively Pointless

So in case you haven't heard, Californian gadget buffs, there's a push on in Sacramento to ban certain types of big screen TV that use too much energy.  Of course, by "certain types", I mean roughly a quarter of all TVs in prod...
 
Concepts
 
led-clothespin
led-clothespin
led-clothespin

The Lighting Pin: A Strange Concept We Never Knew We Needed

You know, I can't imagine how anyone might have thought this was a good idea, but in the early stages of design is a product that brings together a clothespin with an LED light.  Dubbed the Lighting Pin, it was never meant to b...
 
Displays
 
lg-sl9000-borderless-tv1
lg-sl9000-borderless-tv1
lg-sl9000-borderless-tv1

LG’s Unveils Borderless LCD TVs: SL9000, SL8000 and LH9000

Countries without borders would probably be a political nightmare, but when it comes to LCD TVs it's aesthetic bliss.  LG's newest sets, announced at this year's IFA conference, boasts high refresh rates, ultra high contrast ra...

 
Household
 
digitaltongs
digitaltongs
digitaltongs

Digital Tongs Make Any BBQ A Bit(e) More Tech

I always hate admitting that summer is almost over.  To help enjoy these fleeting days of carefree meat eating comes a set of Digital BBQ Tongs to ravish your grill marked eatables.  Using a backlit LED screen, the tongs pierce...
 
Displays
 
toshiba-rezga-55sv670
toshiba-rezga-55sv670
toshiba-rezga-55sv670

Toshiba’s REGZA SV670 and ZV650 LCD TVs Officially Unveiled And For Sale

Toshiba officially unveiled two new LCD TVs today, the REGZA SV670 and ZV650.  Both sets boast a the enhanced REGZA Engine with PixelPure 5G 14-bit video processing, Resolution+ super resolution technology, USB inputs, 4x HDMI ...
 
Displays
 
nec-crv43-curved-43-inch-lcd-monitor
nec-crv43-curved-43-inch-lcd-monitor
nec-crv43-curved-43-inch-lcd-monitor

NEC CRV43 43-inch Curved LCD Monitor Costs A Mind Bending $8K, Arrives This July

We missed NEC's CRV43 43-inch curved LCD monitor while at CES this year, but the good news is that it is actually coming to market this July.  The bad news is that it will cost $7,999.  So what do you get for eight grand?  A 28...

 
Displays
 
lg-edge-lit-lcd-panels
lg-edge-lit-lcd-panels
lg-edge-lit-lcd-panels

LG Claims LCD Display That Is Half The Width Of An iPhone, Edge-lit LED Tech To Thank

LG announced the world's thinnest LCD displays today.  Available in a 42-inch and 47-inch flavor, the sets are just 5.9mm thick, which to put it in perspective is about half, yes half the thickness of the current iPhone.  The a...
 
Household
 
lightsabre-umbrella
lightsabre-umbrella
lightsabre-umbrella

Lightsabre Umbrella Will Ward Of Sith Lords And Hit & Runs

Sure, the Lightsaber Umbrella looks totally impractical, but consider this: it's a rainy and dark night and you're crossing the street.   The approaching cars can't see you in  your all black outfit, that is until you flip the ...
 
Keyboard
 
luxeed-u51
luxeed-u51
luxeed-u51

Luxeed L5 LED Keyboard Lights Up My Day (video)

Although it's far from rivaling the Art Lebedev keyboards, the Luxeed L5 LED keyboard does run a good second.  And now the company has a second iteration of the device that is Mac/Linux compatible, and includes an improved keys...

 
Clothing
 
led-watch
led-watch
led-watch

Hidded LED Watch

The LA hipsters will be all over this watch like rye on wheat.  Hidden beneath the LED Watch's shiny facade are embedded LEDs that only appear when the time button is pushed.  No word on price or release date, but it will be av...
 
Green Energy
 
EtonFR1000 1
EtonFR1000 1
EtonFR1000 1

Gadget Review: Eton FR-1000 VoiceLink Radio

Since the collapse of the economy, playing Fallout 3 and listening to Joe Rogan's stand up routine, I have been interested in reviewing what I like to call "Apocalypse Gear."  The first time I saw an Eton radio I was on my last...
 
Green Energy
 
soil-light-1
soil-light-1
soil-light-1

Dirt Powered Light: Just Add Water

This alien like probe is in fact a light that runs on soil.  The same stuff you put your feet on everyday (unless your in NYC or don't leave your apartment) contains 'energy conducive metals like zinc, copper and iron, and micr...