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Create a Flickr Photo Frame

If you have an old Nokia 6100 lying around, put it to good use! Rip it apart, grab that LCD and follow Alex’s instructions on how to turn it into a picture frame that displays photos from Flickr. Don’t use Flickr? Then you’re just not very Huey Lewis & The News. If DIY projects aren’t your forte, you may want ...

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Fish Communicate Via Movement

No one is sure why Sangmin Bae designed the Rhythmfish system. Perhaps he got lonely and didn’t have anyone to talk to, so he built this device that records the movement of fish and the currents generated by them. The flow sensors inside the tank collect enough data then translate it into an audiovisual response, which is then displayed through ...

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Double-Sided Transforming LCD Display Steals Our Heart

For all of you who haven’t had the chance to upgrade to a flat-screen LCD display yet (heaven forbid), you might want to wait a little bit longer. At least if anything like this product has a future. This conceptual LCD can divide into two back-to-back monitors if your family doesn’t want to watch the same picture you want to ...

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Digital Tape Measurer For The Lazy Handy Man

I would have grown up to be a carpenter if it weren’t for those meddling kids that whole manual labor thing. If I could sit on my ass all day and build shit from my computer I’d be all set. The Digital Tape Measurer at least takes a bit of the manual out of manual labor by calculating the measurement ...

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Getting ziggy zaggy with dSLR

Those who switch from normal digital cameras to dSLR have taken live-view LCDs for granted, a lot of them have even expressed disappointment having realized that almost all dSLR in the market do not have live-view LCDs, you would need to poke into the view-finder in order to know what you’re framing. Olympus has released 1 or 2 dSLRs with ...

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New LG HDTVs play and record your video all by itself

LG has just announced 37 inch, 42 inch, and 47 inch LCD TVs, as well as 50 and 60 inch plasmas. What is so special about these large HDTVs? Each and every one has an integrated digital video recorder coupled with a 160GB hard drive. Take that TiVo. You also get dual tuners so that you can either record two ...

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Origen S21T case has built in 12″ display

If you do not have enough room on/under your desk for both a computer and a monitor, you are in a truely crunched position. But because this is a situation that a few people have found themselves in, the Origen S21T HTPC case fits. One small point to make: if you are that cramped in a space, please don’t buy ...

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New Sony low/mid level cameras up the ante on features and price

Sony cameras have had quite strong reactions from techies everywhere. As with many other Sony products, the proprietary MemoryStick is Sony’s media card of choice. Sony has released a new line of low to mid range cameras that range in price of $150-$200, a 7 megapixel sensor is quite a nice feature for that price. Coupled with the large LCDs ...

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Ditch that DSLR viewfinder with the Zigview S2

It’s one of the sacrifices that must be made to be a full convert to the DSLR ways: losing the live LCD preview. Using a DSLR means looking through the viewfinder, unless you are so talented that you can perfectly place your subjects in the right frame without even looking at a preview. If that is you, then you don’t ...

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Universal battery gives you hours of extra play time on laptop

Everyone who travels with a laptop knows that gut-wrenching feeling when youre far away from an outlet and your battery is at 4%, and to top it off youre halfway through writing a report for your boss. This is not a feeling anyone wants ever, and so American Power Conversion came out with 3 Universal Notebook Batteries at CES. The ...

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