Gadgets

Japanese glasses give a dose of electric vibration to wake your lazy self up

Japanese glasses makers Vision Megane, display another great and kinda scary Japanese invention. Customers now have the option of adding a small vibrating device to the frames. The idea itself is a decent one. When your head tilts forward, the glasses take that motion to mean that you are losing focus. The sensor sits right behind the ear so that ...

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Thanko USB Wiimote Charger

Thanko Japan’s USB Wiimote Charger is something many gamers have been waiting for. Having to go out to the store to buy new batteries twice a week just isn’t cutting it for us Wii players. The USB Charger comes with a cradle, a special Nickel battery, and a battery cover compatible with the charger. The charger works on any USB ...

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So, what IS stopping Jobs from removing DRM from iTunes?

Today on the official Apple news blog, Steve Jobs writes about Apple’s involvement with DRM on songs sold from iTunes. Jobs says that Apple would jump at the chance for DRM-free music, but won’t for one major reason. Steve Jobs expresses how if Apple were to remove the DRM liscensing, the four major music companies would pull their music from ...

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Ramos Q13 iPod Nano clone, how close is too close?

Can points be given for near perfect replication of a super-star media player? Probably not, but Ramos still did a very nice job with the Q13 and making the closest thing to a Nano close we’ve seen. It has the rounded sides, the 1.5-inch LCD (with a resolution of 176×132), video support, and the 1GB flash drive to boot. Unfortunately, ...

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MPNavi Tomato U7 gives you a 1.6″ screen to read ebooks

Useless features are what sell products, right? Probably not, but no one ever told the folks at MPNavi about that little fact. Their new Tomato U7 it quite small, and looks nothing like a tomato (thank god), but let’s have a rundown of features. It has a voice recorder, FM tuner, e-book reader, equalizer, photo album, games, and supports MP3, ...

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Nokia N-Gage 2.0? Say it isn’t so!

We hoped that when Gizmondo went under, the N-Gage device from Nokia would follow suit. And for all intensive purposes, it did. Or so we thought. Word is spreading from the Nokia N-Gage official blog that the N-Gage 2.0 is coming. Word to Nokia: If you are going to release another multi-funtional device, fine, but don’t give it the same ...

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New footage of flOw, pretty as ever

flOw, it’s that game that Sony promised for the launch of the PS3, that looked so amazing, and wound up getting pushed back to the end of February. Now, it’s not like anyone was too suprised by this (sadly), but if this game is pushed back again, they had better give away a free movie with it when it comes ...

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Swatch Infinity concept watch overcomes size obstacle

Watches are one product that has done its job well over the years, and not too much has been done to revolutionize this function. Sure, many have tried to stuff in more hi-tech features, but most of these devices just wind up looking bloated and unseemly. Swatch’s new Infinity Concept Watch (there is such a thing as a concept watch?) ...

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Sony’s iPod dock sadly has a size 14 footprint

Sony made a product for the iPod? Whoa, did you see that sheep just fall from the sky? No? Oh, well, I guess the world isn’t coming to an end, and Sony really did just release an iPod Docking Station. The CPF-IP001 iPod Docking Station blasts your music at a pretty small size with its 2 15-watt tweeters and its ...

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Tools For Women: The female answer to the toolkit

And now a little somethin’ somethin’ for the ladies. The Barbara K 30 piece tool tote brings a feminine edge to a typically masculine product. The tool kit for woman brings all the brute metal strength of men, with a hint of feminine class and style. The Barbara K tools come in a snazzy little tote bag so you don’t ...

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