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Mods
 

Wiimote Hacked To Open/Close Curtains

[GR]FSMJiGPPzGM[/GR] This guy 'paired' his Wiimote to his PC (via Bluetooth), and slapped together some visual basics code to get it talking to his motorized curtains. Check out the above video to see it in action (riveting) an...
 
 
Wireless
 

USB WiFi Extender

My wireless connection, pending any cable outages, is fine. But sometimes I wouldn't mind stepping outside with my laptop and soak up some of that LA sun while I work. I've read about the tin foil ears you can slap on our route...
 
 
 
Storage
 

Corsair Intros A Super Speedy USB Memory Stick

Corsair will show off its newest USB Thumb stick, the Flash Voyager GT, at CeBIT next week. What makes it so special, aside from its memory capacity (2 - 32GB), are its transfer rates which are 4 times faster than standard USB ...
 

 
Displays
 

E-Ink Sheet Music

The EMS, or E-Paper Music Score eliminates the need to carry books of sheet music. Using a single flexible display matched with E-ink technology the device can display sheet music transmitted via Bluetooth. Included in the pack...
 
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Cell Phones
 

Celebrity Voicemail on Alltel Wireless

Alltel Wireless introduced a new feature that'll get you connected to the rich and famous, or so your friends will think. Called Voicemail MAX, the $2.99 a pop service adds a celebrity greeting to your voicemail. Customers will...
 
 
Cell Phones
 

Razr2 Luxury Edition Launches in Korea

David Beckham was on hand for the launch of Motorola's Razr2 Luxury edition in Korea. The 12.05mm thick phone is plated with 18k gold and finished with snake pattern leather on the back panel. Check out the above video if you w...
 

 
 
Wacky
 

Every Student Gets An iPhone

The Abilene Christian University is giving each incoming student a free iPhone (free if you don't consider it padded into the tuition). Students are expected to access homework, schedules, in class surveys, alerts, and more. Re...
 
 
USB
 

Desktop WPM Speedometer

This might be the best or worst gift to give on secretary day - I guess it depends how much they're into their job. The USB Speedometer keeps track of words typed per minute and words typed per day. I've decided: worst. Why? Th...
 
 
 
Business
 

Tivo Discontinues Loyalty Program

As of 5/28/08 Tivo will discontinue their rewards program. According to ZatzNotFunny, Tivo has upgraded the reward prizes to include the HD boxes for 120,000 and 150,000 point, which also includes lifetime service. David of Zat...
 

 
Business
 

Apple Stock By Product Release

The guys at Wired put this together. Interesting, yes, but accurate, not entirely, especially (and Wired makes this point) since Apple's stock fell before the Macbook Air was released. Nonetheless, the svelte bodied machine did...
 
 
 
Cell Phones
 

Sprint Finally Goes Unlimited And Includes The Kitchen Sink

After watching their competitors run a muck, Sprint has finally implemented an affordable 'unlimited plan'. For $99 Sprint customers will get what Sprint has called "Simply Everything", and it appears to be such: unlimited voic...
 
 
Home Theater
 

This Is What A $6 Million Home Theater Looks Like

At first glance I thought this home theater had to me a computer fabrication. Not so. In fact, it's all real with more pictures below to tell just how over the top one audiophile went. Although the system is 8.8 channels there ...