Gadgets

Fabric Keyboard/Carrying Case for UMPCs

‘Smart fabric’ company Eleksen has created a prototype fabric keyboard that doubles as a carrying case for a UMPC. It’s nice to see alternative keyboards like this, because while computer technology has advanced in many other areas, keyboards have remained mostly static. The device consists of a network of sensors and wires sewn into a neoprene wallet-case. Steve at The ...

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Giant Water Clock Proves Time Equal to Money

Water clocks are one of the most ancient time-keeping methods, being employed by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Babylonians, particularly in astronomical and astrological predictions.  The Liquid-Time Sculpture, created by Bernard Gitton, has a more aesthetic function, indicating the time via a complex system of pipes and siphons. A series of spheres down the left side of the sculpture indicate ...

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iPod DJ Mixing Studio For Under $40

The question that springs to mine is “How’d they do it?”. The answer is still unclear, but then again, who the hell cares?! It’s a friggen iPod DJ Mixing Studio for under 40 friggen dollars! The device connects an any iPod or music device with an audio output and lets you create your own digital mixing effects for a minimal ...

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Slippers that let you see in the dark

We’ve all been there. Walking to the bathroom in the pitch black, fumbling for the wall to prevent a spill. Why walk around aimlessly in the dark at 3 in the morning, while the cockroaches and mice laugh at you? Spare yourself the humiliation and grab a pair of these lighted slippers. A light sensor signals the LED lights to ...

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Intempo IDS-01b iPod Dock Tastes The Rainbow

  If you happen to be one of those people who needs to have everything in life organized and color coordinated (ya momma’s boy), the new Intempo IDS-01b iPod Dock and Speaker system might just tickle your pickle. Not only do the unit’s have exact matching colors for the nanos, but they offer a helpful serving of a set of ...

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Hand-held Guide Dog Gets You Where You’re Going

No, it’s not a Chihuahua. This Guide Dog is actually a hand-held GPS navigation system. It has a super bright 4″ TFT LCD touchscreen display, built-in antenna, and can even play games. More importantly, it’s extremely portable, as it’s the thinnest GPS device on the planet. It also comes with support for SD, MMC, MMCplus, and Personal Storage Disc formats ...

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I dare you, use the Extendable Hand Held Tripod

Don’t ever get caught using this device unless you are in a situation where the ‘stick-your-arm-out-and-curl-hand’ method can’t possibly work. If anyone ever sees you, just be ready to be the butt of everyone’s joke. You look like a complete geek (not the fun geek, the weird geek) and the pictures can’t be improved that much. The Extendable Hand Held ...

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Brunton SolarPort charges while camping

So you’re camping with your family somewhere when your cell phone battery dies, as do your camera and iPod. While your battery is the most important of these three, no one wants to live without their iPod! SolarPort fixes your little dilemma. The Brunton SolarPort 4.4 uses solar panels and USB to power up your gadgets once again. Just leave ...

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One Travel Adapter to Rule Them All

Anyone who has traveled outside their home country knows the importance of travel adapters. Anyone who has traveled extensively knows what a pain in the neck having to travel with a whole collection of them is. World travelers, rejoice. Hammacher Schlemmer feels your pain, and has released this compact travel adapter which works in 150 countries throughout Europe, Africa, Asia, ...

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New iPods at Macworld?

Remember that litle rumor about a true iPod Video? One that is only a touch screen with a type of a scroll wheel on the screen, not just this thing we have now that just plays videos. So what if we’ve been talking about this for almost a year now? It’s probably really hard to make, and damn expensive. Whether ...

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