Fujitsu announces 300GB 2.5″ hard drive

With a capacity like this, that’s a crap load of pirated movies you could fit on this thing! The announcement of Fujitsu’s 300GB 2.5″ hard drive, notebook owners can soon have as much storage space as most desktops on the market. There’s no estimated price in the press release, but we are guessing it’s going to be something like $2000, ...

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This Hat Will Drive You Insane

Or at least make other people think you are. The Muttering Hat, created by Kate Hartman, is an interactive art piece designed to get people to think about the indistinct, half-formed thoughts that float through their heads all day. The hat is composed of mp3 players, headphones, speakers, plastic funnels, and microphones, all enclosed in felt. The hat’s two earpieces ...

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iRiver Now Making Altoid Tins

The upcoming iRiver S7 has fans of the company’s digital audio players eagerly awaiting its release. The leaking of a spec sheet a few weeks back only added fuel to the fire. Recently released pictures of the upcoming player have some people a bit confused, however. The pictures show a player nearly the exact size and shape of an Altoids ...

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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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The Power Glove Wiimote Mod!

The launch of the Wii came and went with only a couple riots as the consequence. If you missed out on the Wii rush, fist fights and all, we both envy and pity you. But despite our black eyes, and your lack of a gaming console, we now all get to join hands and enjoy the crazy mods that are ...

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Machines proved superior to man

Well, at chess, anyway. Vladimir Kramnik lost 2-4 to the multi-processor version of Chessbase’s commercial software Deep Fritz at a tournament held in Bonn, Germany. Kramnik was able to hold an earlier version of the software to a draw in 2002, but this latest defeat may preclude a rematch. Monty Newborn, a professor of computer science at McGill University, told ...

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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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Powerstick USB gadget charger

We’ve all seen the USB flash drives with the little display on front to let you know how full your drive is with your precious data, and The ECOSOL Powerstick might look identical to one of those. If you look closely, it has a little icon of a gasoline tank, what’s that about? The Powerstick serves as a charger for ...

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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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