Reviving antique cellphones with camera, touchscreen and bluetooth

There are collectors that specialize in antique cellphones, those that are the ugliest and heaviest. Recently mainland Chinese companies have been targeting this crowd and bringing back phones with 1980’s designs. They’re huge, but today the technology has allowed them to add on touchscreens, camera, memory card slot, MP3 MP4 player and Bluetooth. The extra large antenna should help with ...

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Electronic pipe-wrench: one size fits all

Not all of us are DIY kind of people, but some are. When there’s a pipe problem we either have to handle it ourselves, or we’ll have to call a plumber. It can sometimes be annoying when we (and the plumber you paid to hire) don’t have the right size of pipe-wrench. Black & Decker has developed this 17USD electronic ...

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Sprint and Novatel create 3G EV-DO card for Macs

3G wireless networks were getting quite a bit of press indirectly through the controversy that was the iPhone and the absense of 3G compatability. Well, on a different note, Mac users are going to have access to the 3G network on their computers now. Sprint and Novatel have developed an card compatable with ExpressCard/34 called the Merlin EX720. It allows ...

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Cable Carpet solves neatness problem, still looks like crap

Cables are a reality of any geek, but that doesn’t mean they don’t suck. Any time you see another wire making its way into your home, you know that sooner or later, you get to untangle it. It’s just like a birthday present! This Cable Carpet tries to take care of the issue of running wires across rooms by letting ...

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Lexus concept car looks like Minorty Report, only exterior is real

Are you one of the few left who are still obsessed with Tom Cruise? If not, don’t worry, this car still looks hot, and you can still buy it. This gorgeous Lexus was made completely custom for the movie Minority Report (w/ Tom Cruise). Now don’t be suprised when I say that this picture isn’t of the real car, it’s ...

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Automatic car starter for the overly lazy

Is putting your keys into your car door too complicated or stressful for you? If so, the Deluxe Remote Car Starter is for you. And so is therapy because no one should be that bothered by keys. This little device which costs about $90 has a range of 1,000 feet, quite far for your normal house. For technical reasons, this ...

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Wall socket cabinet not a good teaching tool for toddlers

This cabinet is definitely the wrong thing to buy if you have small children. Why? Because it will teach them that by sticking their arms into sockets, they can find something hidden inside. Not the greatest thing to be teaching toddlers. Now if you don’t have small ones, this is a pretty cool type of gag furniture. The idea remains ...

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Chat with your friends on GPS

We’ve probably all seen movies where special agents locate eachother on a GPS map and chat. We can actually do that in real life now, if you live in Japan and happen to use NTT DoCoMo’s newer FOMA phones (903i series or beyond). All you have to do is to have the iMapFan ┬áJAVA application running at the background, when ...

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New LG HDTVs play and record your video all by itself

LG has just announced 37 inch, 42 inch, and 47 inch LCD TVs, as well as 50 and 60 inch plasmas. What is so special about these large HDTVs? Each and every one has an integrated digital video recorder coupled with a 160GB hard drive. Take that TiVo. You also get dual tuners so that you can either record two ...

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