A machine that plots graphs to show how fast you are gaining weight

We  really have no idea what the inventor was thinking about, when we’re having image problems we already feel bad enough about ourselves and the last thing we need is a machine to rub it in! Tanita is going to start selling this weight measurer that not only tells you how overweight you are, but also your body fat content, ...

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Bill Clinton’s worst nightmare: the Tofu-making ricecooker

Remember how Bill is more scared of Tofu than scandals? Well, Toshiba’s new ricecooker might just as well be his worst nightmare. No more take-aways, now you can make tofu, cakes, congee and goo-y dessert with just one ricecooker. You are just one button away to the indulgence of Asian food- through trial and error of course. Apparently a lot ...

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2007 will be a year of phone geek Buffet, says AU KDDI

You know how the Japanese mobile business works, it’s really different from the rest of the world. Operators in Japan take the lead in product development, they decide what should be included in the new series, out-source the development to manufacturers and then buy in the phones as OEMs. (To read more, try the link quoted below) Since the Mobile ...

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Iomega releases Apple-esque external hard drives

Aren’t they pretty? You might be wondering, “What are they?” And hopefully you can tell that, by the Iomega logo on these bricks, that they are (not zip drives) some very Apple-ish hard drives! These two external storage devices are for Mac owners only, and why would a Windows user want such beautiful drives anyways? One can only wonder. The ...

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iSkin Keyboard Protector saves your Mac from crumbs and water

What would you do without a keyboard? It is possible to function only with a mouse; Windows does have a keyboard emulation software built in, but it is neither pretty or fun (forget productive). The keyboard is one of the essential parts of your computer, so why do we thrash them so? We eat at our desks and spill crumbs ...

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Insider: SonyEricsson going kinky with hinges

We’ve seen straight phones and bi (dual hinge) phones, we’ve seen slider phones and swivel phones. Having informally stating that they’re giving up on swivel phones (not forever, hopefully), SonyEricsson is said to be working on yet another form factor. Supposedly the newly designed hinge will do what the W44S can do, i.e. landscape and portrait viewing, but shredding off ...

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Have Clocky force you out of bed in the morning

Are you one of those people who hit the snooze button 5 times before finally getting up, only to realize that you are now going to be late for work? Well if that sounds like you, then maybe Clocky is right for you. Clocky is simply a robot clock; if you press snooze more than once, Clocky will drive off ...

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Genuine Creative SE2300 Wireless Headphones; No wires!

Well if you didn’t get the Borat innuendo in the title, sucks for you; Anyways, Creative just came out with the SE2300 Wireless Headphones. These headphones are perfect for those of you who just happen to somehow get all tangled up every time you dance to your iPod; that could be the fact that you can’t dance, but for this ...

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The next USB accessory: a noodle strainer

With all these USB accessories that seem to be popping up like mad lately, most can be separated into either the nifty category (i.e. USB shaver) or the stupid but funny category (i.e. humping dog USB); however, the USB noodle strainer has to be put in its own category: absolutely stupid. It’s supposed to make soumen noodles for those nerds ...

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New Shiro MP3 player: Music, Pictures, and Videos, oh MY!

Nowadays, it seems as if everyone’s music library is growing exponentially, and so those iPod Nanos with their set memory just don’t cut it. That’s where Shiro comes in with its new mp3 player, the MY. The newest mp3 player in Shiro’s lineup has an edge over most mp3 players these days: it has an expandable memory card slot, with ...

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