Tag Archives: Korea

LEGO USB Hub

If you’ve got $12 and a whole ‘lotta patience, you can score one of these colorful LEGO USB hubs from Korea. Four ports of fury and you can build with them! Why do all the good gadgets come from Asia? Americans always get the shaft, save for the iPhone. Link

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KOREANNOVATION: May 12th-13th in NYC

Those of you who will be in New York tomorrow simply cannot miss KOREANNOVATION, a gizmos and gadgets trade show that will be showcasing the best of what Korea has to offer. You’ll see over 500 innovative products, ensuring there will never be a dull moment. And trust me, if Eclectic Method is remixing videos to promote this show, it’s ...

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FLASH: World War III Imminent

The word just came in over the wire. World War III has begun and it doesn’t involve Iran or Russia. This time, the war is being fought in our own backyards against allergies and smog, with especially hard times for those in Los Angeles. Luckily, our buddies in Korea was able to ship over some NOSK Transparent Nasal Filters for ...

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Ninja Bunny Cord Clean-up

Do your headphone cords curl up into a big mess that not even a rubber band or twist tie can maintain? Then you are in need of a ninja bunny. It’s a cable manager that adds a hint of geekiness and style to that jumbled mess of strings dangling from your ears. Well, unless you’re in Korea, you won’t find ...

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Soda Bottle Robot Can Jump, White Men Still Can’t

Dong Han Kim and his team at the Seoul National University of Technology in South Korea have designed a robot that can jump up stairs using two empty plastic soda bottles. In spite of all the amazing crap robots can do, they often have trouble navigating steps. Kim’s ScoutRobot solves this problem with an aluminum cylinder that blasts compressed air ...

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Korea Launches First Preventive Mobile Phone Addict Program

A civic group called School Beautiful Movement, together with the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion and SK Telecom has launched a program to teach the young proper cellphone use, in preparedness of protecting them from the harsh recesses of mobile addiction. Twelve Korean elementary, middle and high schools were selected for the pilot program and for the next ...

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Sharp’s announces worlds first dual-mode tuner module for T-DMB and DVB-H

Sharp’s first dual-mode transmitter, the VA3B5EZ915, is capable of tuning in on both T-DMB and DVB-H terrestrial digital broadcasts. Sharp claims this device to be the first of its kind. With the launch of One-Seg in Japan, other similar services have started popping up in other areas in the Eastern Hemisphere, including DVB-H for some areas of Europe, and T-DMB ...

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Samsung YA-DS200: The “mobile speaker”

Despite its appearance, the Samsung YA-DS200 is not a cellphone. In fact, it’s a mobile speaker system. Compact and sleek, the 800mW speaker to go has the same design scheme a the Samsung YP-K3 MP3 player and would make an excellent addition to your portable media sound system. Its LCD screen displays levels of the audio output as you listen. ...

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Dice-sized wooden speaker

We don’t know who came out with the concept, but the idea of a miniature wooden speak does sound cool. And having it so small that it’s almost comparable to a dice (19x26x39mm). Korean company Funshop kr has started selling this I.dear Wood Speaker that is so small that it can be used as an accessory (charm) for your cellphone. ...

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Samsung SPH-B6700 ‘card phone II’ to launch in Korea

Samsung presents its newest card phone, the SPH-B6700 to the Korean mobile market. The B6700 comes with many features of the previous card phone, such as mobile printing, mp3 playback, and a camcorder, but adds some multimedia functionality with some added features. T-DMB access, a 2 MP camera, and Bluetooth connectivity are among the new media features of the B6700, ...

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