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Red Cross goes high tech with donation vending machines

07/06/2011, Normally when you deal with a vending machine, you pop in loose change or even a couple of dollar notes, and out comes a bar of chocolate, some drinks, or perhaps for the more high tech folks, you might opt to purchase your iPod touch via a vending...

Lenovo ThinkPad X121e is an ultraportable business notebook

07/06/2011, Lenovo has just announced the release of a new ultraportable notebook computer – the ThinkPad X121e. Designed for business people on the go or students looking for a lightweight computer to bring to classes. The notebook features mid-range specs which...

Snail robot is omnidirectional

07/05/2011, When it comes to designing robots, the last animal you probably think of modeling the robot after would be a snail, well not these folks at the Biomechatronics Lab at Chuo University in Japan. They have created an omnidirectional robot (it can move in any...


Would You Pay $650 For This Wooden Audio Board?

07/04/2011, If you’ve recently spent thousands upon thousands of dollars for an amazing home stereo system, perhaps an additional $650 won’t seem like a lot, although it would be $650 for a piece of wood that is. This piece of wood by Japanese home stereo...

Mitsubishi LCD-22BLR500 records content out of the box

06/27/2011, Nowadays it’s pretty much standard to have a home theater system decked out with a Blu-ray player, an internet connected TV, and a DVR, sometimes even more. Wouldn’t it be nice to have all of those features in one package instead of having to...

Proposal Pressure Kit for aggressive girlfriends

06/26/2011, Men are supposed to take the initiative in relationships in the traditional model, but these days, more aggressive women do not find anything wrong in making the first move to snare the guy of their dreams. Here is something that will work nicely with the...

Donya’s New Video And Audio Out Dongle For Your iOS Devices

06/23/2011, If you’re looking to hook your iOS device up to a television or monitor or even a set of speakers and you don’t have Apple’s Airplay, then perhaps Donya’s new video and audio out dongle will now provide you with an alternative...

JVC Introduces XX Branded Headphones To Japan

06/22/2011, Better known as the Xtreme Xplosives (XX) Headphones series in North America and introduced at CES earlier this year, JVC is looking to introduce the series to Japan as well by ushering in several new models – the HA-M5X, HA-S4X as well as the...

Japan’s Maglev Train Tracks Approved

06/21/2011, For those who are unaware, Japan used to be home to one of the fastest trains, the Shinkansen bullet train, however that honor would not hold forever and was soon toppled by China’s Shanghai Transrapid maglev train which managed to achieve a top...

Japan’s Flying Orb Can Slip Through Windows And Snap Pics

06/21/2011, Police and military have been known to use robots with cameras attached to infiltrate dangerous locations, such as a hostage situation where they need to know how many hostages are being held captive along with the positions of the bad guys within the...

Using Gestures To Take Self-Portraits

06/17/2011, The act of taking self-portraits in an art unto itself, some people have the gift to manage to get an entire group of 10 people into a photo while taking a self-portrait while others not so lucky end up with photographs that cut people out or are angled...