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nxp switch2
nxp switch2

The NXP Powerless Lightswitch Uses Switch Flipping To Generate Power

We're all trying to be greener, mostly because being green saves us a lot of cash. But there are always more places to find efficiency... like a light switch that doesn't consume any power. Why Your Lightswitch Costs You Money ...
 
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Philips SlimStyle LED Lightbulb: Brighter, Cheaper… Flatter?

The lightbulb is about to go through a major overhaul. As for January, you won't be able to find incandescent lightbulbs in the stores; you'll need to replace them with power-sipping LED bulbs. Philips, of course, has plenty of...
 
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The IKEA Dioder Is An LED Drawer Light That Flips On When You Need It

There's a lot to hate about IKEA. It's not an idle joke on 30 Rock that IKEA can break up couples: I have literally seen a relationship fall apart in a garage, the smell of meatballs mixing with SUV exhaust as the screaming ove...

 
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OLED Light Bulb
OLED Light Bulb
OLED Light Bulb

These Philips OLED Light Bulbs Stick to Windows, Transparent Until Lit (video)

Odds are you'd probably take one glance at the Philips' OLED "light bulb" and move on.  It's not a remarkable looking piece of tech, at least without any context.  But consider that an OLED light bulb disperses light from its e...
 
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LightWedge Reading Light
LightWedge Reading Light
LightWedge Reading Light

LightWedge Reading Light is the E-Reader Before the E-Reader

Amazon's newest Kindle, the PaperWhite, includes a front light, a first in their line of e-readers.  Great if you like reading in the dark, or happen upon a dimly lit scenario.  That said, not everyone has made the leap to the ...
 
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Old School Arcade Joystick Light Switch Powers Up Your Room

It's not the gadgets that cost thousands of dollars the turn the corners of our mouth upwards.  It's the cheap, easy to use, why didn't I think of it gadgets.  Don't get us wrong; we'll gladly take the new iPhone with open arms...

 
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Magnetic Bike Light Both
Magnetic Bike Light Both
Magnetic Bike Light Both

100% Magnetic Bike Light Requires no Batteries or Magnets (video)

Got a bike?  Then you must have lights (as required by the law in many cities).  Sure, it's easy enough to mount and install a bike light - they cost about $20-30 - but keeping a pair of working batteries installed is another s...
 
Household
 
Secret Passageway Lightswitch
Secret Passageway Lightswitch
Secret Passageway Lightswitch

Secret Passageway Light Switch

Many of you will probably have to wait until your well into your twilight years to afford a home with a secret passage way.  But in the mean time you can get your very own secret passageway light switch, which instead of openin...
 
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weekly round up
weekly round up

8 Top Tech Videos and Gadgets for the Week: September 16 (list/video)

TGIF! Just one more workday until you can enjoy your weekend. And to get you through the last couple of hours, here's a roundup of the top tech videos and gadgets for the week! 8. Water Printer [GR]gusJeslMbLc[/GR] The Osaka St...

 
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QUIRKY Mantis
QUIRKY Mantis
QUIRKY Mantis

Mantis Desk Light Eats Darkness For Breakfast Off Your Keyboard

The folks at Quirky products are back and this time one of their many members has designed the Mantis, a battery operated light that can stand freely or clip onto the bottom of a monitor to provide enough light to illuminate yo...
 
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Joby Gorilla SwitchBack Review (video)

[rating:3/5] Pros: Multiple light options, including red LEDs for night vision Converts from headlamp to lantern in minutes 2 AA batteries = 72 hours Cons: A bit cheap feeling, especially the lantern portion No padding on batte...
 
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Gorillatorch-Switchback-open
Gorillatorch-Switchback-open

Joby Lights It Up Again With GorillaTorch Switchback (update)

Update: Check out Joby Gorilla Switchback review. Joby is at it again and this time they're offering something called the GorillaTorch Switchback.  We're not really sure how it works, but the light sounds perfect for campers si...