Tag Archives: media

I Can’t Tie My Shoes Without Muting My Music

Japanese mobile phone operator, NTT DoCoMo is experimenting with this mind boggling approach to mobile device control that’s sure to give anyone an eye headache worse than TV coming through your glasses. How does it work? Firstly, no hands are needed. Simply move your eyes up or down to raise volume, accordingly. To skip a track, look right twice. Currently, ...

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DIY: Custom Multi Use Dual-Sized Projection Screen

Instructables has posted a cool DIY project that provides more use out of that large projection screen cramping your den. The one they’ve built shows this suave painting simply by turning the screen around. Hey look everyone, it’s the great Steve McQueen of Bullitt doing his famous leaning stance and he’s right here in my living room! Why settle for ...

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It Wasn’t A Bad Dose, Dude! It Really Is The Aurora Borealis In Santa Monica

Santa Monica recently held its first GLOW festival on July 19th, an all-night event of media art, performances, music, and sculpture. The most memorable of all was perhaps Usman Haques art installation called Primal Source. It looks like a smaller-scale northern lights, being made up of a large water spray screen that projects light patterns aided by the perfect backdrop ...

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Awesome Sun Visor With Built-In Touchscreen DVD Player And TV

Distractable drivers beware. This Touchscreen Sun Visor is just another way for you to swerve lanes and miss red lights as you ogle at the DVD or TV you watch, thanks to the ultra-sensitive TV tuner included. It also has radio, but so does your car. So, yeah, we’re pretty sure that the Touchscreen Sun Visor is made for passengers, ...

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Pick up your bone conduction headphones and start looking like a dork today

If you see someone on the street wearing headphones in front of the ears but not over the ears, that person is probably not crazy but probably the smartest dude around here, because he’s using Thanko’s Vonia bone conduction headphones. Instead of pumping sound into your ear canal, it relies on the part of temporal bone in front of your ...

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PlaysForSure dead? Think again and meet PlayReady for cellphones

Microsoft is doing an amazing job and confusing us right now in terms of where they stand with their own DRM technology. Remember PlaysForSure? And how the Zune completely snubbed that idea, and how we thought that PlaysForSure was “for sure” going to get phased out? Not happenning yet. Microsoft has announced that they have another DRM technology that is ...

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Preview: carry your own OS around with the Wizpy media player

Japanese company TurboLinux will start selling their Wizpy Portable Media Player (PMP) in 2 weeks, ITmedia took it for a review and answered a lot of our questions. What’s so special about this not-too-attractive PMP is that apart from the usual 4GB FM radio, voice recorder, music, video, picture, text viewer that we see in the market, it has a ...

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SD to mini-SD adapter, not the other way round

SD to mini-SD, you heard that right and this is no boo. Diatec Japan will start selling this converter that with a line hanging out of any gadget’s mini-SD slot with a cradle at the end for you to shove in the large SD cards. This is really useful when you try to migrate data between your phones, PDAs and ...

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Swatch Infinity concept watch overcomes size obstacle

Watches are one product that has done its job well over the years, and not too much has been done to revolutionize this function. Sure, many have tried to stuff in more hi-tech features, but most of these devices just wind up looking bloated and unseemly. Swatch’s new Infinity Concept Watch (there is such a thing as a concept watch?) ...

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Windows Vista media DRM protection cracked, what’s next?

With the recent crackings of the security measures set forth in HD-DVD and Blu-ray, it is only fitting that the DRM in the upcoming release of Windows Vista is hacked. Alex Ionesu, the man who claims to have bypasses the security, has only released very vague information due to the possibility of legal actions by Microsoft. Currently, this is just ...

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