Gadgets

Litter Robot looks like a NASA-built machine for kitty

Who wants to come home everyday to a stinky, disgusting, feces filled box of cat output? No one, that’s who. The Litter Robot LRII Automatic Self Cleaning Litter Box makes cat maintenance easy and almost enjoyable. Well, even MORE enjoyable. Using a special sifting process, the Litter Robot cleans up your kitties recycled meow mix after every use. A weight ...

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CTIA survey shows USA texting traffic doubled in 2006

Text and SMS messaging has become a phenomenon with teenagers and adults alike. These days, it’s impossible to walk through a public place without bumping into someone aimlessly typing on their phones, or to have a peaceful dinner without a beeping text notification. So the news that texting traffic nearly doubled in 2006 is not much of a surprise. The ...

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Happy Birthday ATM! You need a MAX BOX face lift!

This year the ATM turns 40. With the sagging skin and aging effects of middle age, the ATM is definitely showing its age and in desperate need of a tune-up, both cosmetically and performance wise. The MAX BOX is a new face for the ATM, on a mission to revolutionize how we look at automatic transaction machines. The MAX BOX ...

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MP3 BBQ Grill makes your ears crave beef

The Fourth of July is rapidly approaching. Which can only mean one thing. The grills are going to be whipped out for some good old summer BBQ partying. This summer, forget about the boring pansy-boy George Foreman grill. Take a look at this tune playing machine. The Memphis Barbecue combines two of America’s favorite past times, loud rock music and ...

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Star Wars stamps continue the USPS campaign

Before their emergence into public use, we told you about R2D2 mailboxes celebrating the 30th anniversary of the release of Star Wars. To continue the commemorative campaign, now emerges the Star Wars stamps to go along with the mailboxes. The official Star Wars stamp series comes with 15 different designs, all featuring familiar faces from the movies. And if that ...

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Nokia 5700 3G swivel music phone is for real

Two months ago we saw a design mock-up of a funny swivel phone from Nokia, the tension built up when a source showed us a leaked marketing picture. This was proven to be legit at the company’s announcement this morning, and as we were told, the funky device in the early pictures was indeed the Nokia 5700 XpressMusic phone. What ...

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Music floating in your bubble bath: flat-panel speaker MP3 player

Victor-JVC Japan is introducing a new MP3 player to their “health and healing” line of products, what’s so unconventional about this funny looking audio player is that it actually floats in your tub and plays music right next to your rubber duck duck. Wouldn’t water get into those holes? Good question, and Victor-JVC has it solved by using a NXT ...

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DIY: Wallet made from computer keyboard circuit sheet

Most households have at least one or two defunct broken down keyboards laying around. How about a productive use for that junk? Check out this cool wallet made from the innards of a computer keyboard. All you have to do with find a keyboard buried with the rest of your junk and follow the easy instructions. You’ll also need a ...

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PSP firmware 3.30 upgrade finally surfaces after seven weeks

After almost 2 monthes without a firmware upgrade, the PSP finally decided to release 3.30, an upgrade from the previous 3.11. Speculation for the long wait has been pointed at several reasons. One being that 3.11 kept the PSP handheld console secure through the long time period, despite the quick decryption, and also that compatibility issues weren’t popping up over ...

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