Release of First UWB USB Hub Imminent

Belkin has announced that their Cable-Free USB Hub will be released in mid-December. The device employs UWB (Ultra-Wide Band) technology to transmit data from USB devices to your computer. Belkin claims the hub can reach speeds of up to 480MBps at a range of up to 30 feet. The Belkin Cable-Free USB Hub will retail for $200, and will be ...

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Xbox 360 – One-Handed!

Ben Heck (he of console laptop fame) has designed and built a one-handed Xbox 360 controller for an injured Iraq war veteran. Most of the controls are on the underside, including the A, B, X, and Y buttons, the right analog stick, and both triggers (the left trigger is operated via the index finger, the right via the pinky).   ...

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New Folding Bike Eliminates Pesky Gears

Enjoy riding bikes, but hate those annoying gears, and all the space they take up? Well, Strida has an answer to both your problems with their model 3. It has only one gear, equivalent to 4th gear on a ten-speed bike, and folds in seconds to store in very small spaces. It also weighs only 22 pounds, and uses a ...

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Hitachi DVD/HDD Camcorder: World’s First Hybrid

Not only did Hitachi invent the DVD camcorder back in the dark ages of 1999, but now, seven years later, Hitachi has another first to offer the world. Those of you who have used camcorders for HDD or DVD know that each, while effective, have their drawbacks. A fully working hybrid of the two almost makes too much sense. What ...

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Pro-Idee Sofa Guard keeps Lassie off the couch

You’ve been gone all day at work, your boss gave you a huge new project, and when you come home, all you see is your brand new couch torn to pieces with Spot sitting right next to it. This situation (at least the last part) would never have occurred if you had taken the time to invest in the Pro-Idee ...

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LaCie Huby stylishly takes over your desktop

The recently announced for pre-orders LaCie Huby can remake your desktop and serve an actual purpose at the same time. It’s design is obviously unique, as are all of the objects designed by Ora- ?to (whose resume includes the spherical OGO water bottle). This stylistic hydra of a hub allows for 4 USB 2.0 ports, 2 Firewire 400 pots, a ...

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New Proporta iPod Shuffle Cases get the job done

While dropping your new minescule iPod Shuffle won’t break a hard drive platter as dropping an iPod v5 would, damage is still a very possible occurrence. Proporta’s new line of iPod Shuffle cases solve this problem with a casing material of your choice (steel, silicone, or crystal). While all three designs protect the front and back of your Shuffle, only ...

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Kevin Rose predicts ‘iPhone’

The rumors continuing to circulate, this time digg founder, diggnation host, and of course former Tech-TV’er Kevin Rose predicts the iPhone. Does this come as a surprise? It shouldn’t, and Rose has some credentials as well. Kevin predicted the nano launch in 2005 and now is calling out Apple to release the iPhone in January. Kevin states some obvious facts ...

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Homemade Wii Joystick Looks Familiar

This apparently homemade Wii joystick makes you wonder. Why is it so much bigger than the console it’s attached to? You could argue that the creator was trying to emulate the feel of an arcade game cabinet, but to us, it looks awfully similar, in both size and design, to the Dreamcast Arcade Stick joystick controller. It has the same ...

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eBoy Tech Wall Poster, Spice Up Your Stucco

Perhaps the most accurate depiction of the internet ever? This poster is one hot piece of wall decoration. Nothing can support your inner geekiness more then a wall poster featuring all of the big names in the corporate internet world. Our personal favorite is the neon Foo Bar sign in the lower right corner. Wonder if they serve a smooth ...

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