Gadgets

WESC x Nokia 3250 Designer Cellphone

Designer cellphones have been popping up out of the woodwork for the last year or so. They’ve shown an intriguing sense of mobile style and design. This special edition 3250 joins skateboard fashion company, WESC with mobile manufacture, Nokia, to produce a very pretty looking new model. This special edition of the popular Nokia 3250 with camera and music capabilities, ...

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Nokia 5700 XpressMusic: marketing picture appears

UPDATE March 29, 2007: Nokia 5700 3G swivel music phone is for real. Exactly one month ago we showed you a design mock-up of an unknown XpressMusic swivel device from Nokia, last night we received a better and more official picture of the phone, supposedly to be called the 5700. Now we’re sure that the camera (with LED flash) is ...

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Madrid’s no cellphone day

In response to rising cellphone charges, citizens in Madrid, Spain has gone on a no-cellphone campaign last week. It is really hard to imagine if you are from places where public phone booths are getting demolished to build new wireless towers. A lot of people in Madrid supported the campaign, but there were people spotted for using the phonebook off ...

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Top 12 Weird Japanese inventions that never quite took off

Those Japanese are known for their prolific inventing. Though, being prolific doesn’t always mean being effective. As you can see from a few of the 12 pics Ueba.net collected, Japanese ingenuity always has its heart in the right place, but occasionally lacks a brain. Rain water collector Since 70% of the world covered in water isn’t enough.

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Digital Hourglass sexes up the old fashioned sand

Hourglasses are known mostly for sitting on wizards desks and counting down how long people have left to live, but the Digital Hourglass should be known as one of the coolest time pieces ever. We love old ideas made anew. This is one of those products. The Digital Hourglass is a German design project from Susann Humann and Fabian Hemmert, ...

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The Super Computer of 1997: My, oh, my, we’ve come a long way, baby!

[ev type=”youtube” data=”XzMvrNxnMD8″][/ev] OMG! We’ve got 35 MB of RAM, and a 2 GB HDD! Wow-wee! If that salesman was any more excited his eyes would be popping out of his skull. If you listen towards the last 30 seconds, he sounds like he’s hyperventilating. OH! Almost forgot the 33.6K modem! All can be yours (if you go back in ...

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GPS collar could save Cheetah from extinction

Not everything that comes out of the Middle East is negative. Hooray. Biologists in Iran have successfully equipped two cheetahs with GPS collars, which they hope will help them better understand the endangered status of these massive felines. These captures herald a new era in conservation in Iran, said biologist Hooshang Ziaie, director of the project in Iran. This is ...

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Photo realistic PSP made in Paint: Watch and learn, cuz this guy has got skillz

[ev type=”youtube” data=”eFV9-RuVYRU”][/ev] YouTube user RANDISALBION, displays his affection for PSP and his expert skills at drawing photo realistic images using nothing more than MS Paint. The four-minute video is a warp speed preview of how he made this impressively real paint drawing. With a soundtrack provided by A Perfect Circle’s “Orestes”. No doubt that this sped up 4 minute ...

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Boob Grab Bra: Always there for a helping hand

This Hand themed lingerie is among the more weird of clothing we have come across, but we must admit, it’s a very good idea. If we had breasts we would totally rock something like this. It’s so perverse that it’s hysterical. 40 years ago, this would be some hardcore p0rn. The guy with her thinks he’s such a stud too. ...

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Fujitsu PalmSecure Biometrics: Sir, please let me see your palm veins

If you’ve been weirded out by finger print scanning biometrics, then prepare to be even more unsure. Fujitsu announced its implementation of its PalmSecure Biometric Authentication System which reads the veins in your palm instead of finger prints. The PalmSecure went to work at the Hospital for Charged Particle Therapy at the National Institute of Radiological Studies (NIRS) near Tokyo, ...

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