BenQ Mobile assets on eBay!

German bankruptcy administrators issued a statement today saying that they have given up finding buyers for the failed BenQ Mobile company in Germany, so what’s going to happen is that the company furnitures, pot plants and computers will go on eBay. Yes you heard that right, it’s eBay literally. Some of the assets will also be sold on the Insolvency’s ...

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Beer launching fridge

[ev type=”youtube” data=”iqAzMSM-7o4″][/ev]   We have seen fridges that can defrost chicken and grow strawberries, but we have never encountered the one John Cornwell built, a fridge that can launch beers. Have you ever gotten up off the couch to get a beer for the umpteenth time and thought, “What if instead of ME going to get the BEER, the ...

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TV screen for those who want to crash their cars

This is perhaps one of the most dangerous designs we have seen for a while: TV screens on the sun visor at the driver’s seat. It is only meant to be used when you are not driving, or it’s for the person sitting next to the driver. Depending on what’s playing there, it can be very tempting to glance at ...

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Sharp to sell the world’s first touch-pad remote

Sharp updated their line of AQUOS-TV-plus-desktop-PC series, but we are not interested in that. What really caught our attention was the remote the came with it, because it is the world’s first remote controller with a touch pad. Now you can have a real TV-internet experience, just forget about your keyboard and mouse, you can type with the alphanumeric keys ...

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Pioneer connects audio system and motion-sensing speakers over power line

Audio system manufacturers have been brainstorming for so long the best way to connect speakers with the audio system. The traditional way is the copper wire, now we can do it over WiFi and Bluetooth. The problem with these wireless technologies is that they have limited coverage and they are subject to interference, there are also people concerned with the ...

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Mouse with a physical horizontal scroll button

Most computer mouses mice only have 2-3 buttons and a vertical scroll wheel in the middle; some of the more advanced ones will have extra buttons, and buttons for you to hold and drag in order to scroll horizontally. We hardly ever see webpages that are designed to scroll sideways, so why do we need that? It might be a ...

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External cellphone antenna for crappy indoor coverage

One of the reasons of choosing a cellphone operator over another would be coverage, but no matter how good the network is there are always blind spots, this is especially true when you are 3G users (higher frequency lower diffraction), out of the city center, or even in your own room sometimes. NTT DoCoMo has got it figured out and ...

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Fiberoptic lamp brings the sun inside

Sunlight is a commodity only now being fully realized for its gigantic magnitude of energy resources. In fact, The Cold Light fiberoptics don’t even the sun as a power source. The light gets transfered to an indoor-friendly fluorescent glow. On display at the Haus der Forschung in Vienna, a headlining institute in research science, the Cold Light system, called “0-24 ...

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First ZunePhone commercial released!

[ev type=”youtube” data=”zPFu9ezddyk”][/ev] For only $9, the ZunePhone can be yours! It’s INCREDIBLE! And don’t forget about Microsoft Paint! Steve Ballmer’s excited, so we’re excited! AHHHHHHHH! Too bad its a spoof. We’d so shell out the nine bucks. Will the ZunePhone ever be a reality? Sure, right after the iPhone becomes established enough for the ZunePhone to be a failure. ...

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