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Powerbreather is the next generation snorkel for swimmers

05/16/2012, If you think that PowerDrive’s Power Snorkel air tank was cool, wait until you’ll get your hands on one these next generation Powerbreather snorkel. The Powerbreather allows swimmers to keep their heads submerged underwater. This state of the...

Scientists Make Wi-Fi Twenty Times Faster

05/16/2012, A group of scientists from Japan have been tinkering with something that is called the “T-ray” band. It is basically an unregulated part of the network spectrum that lies between 300GHz and 3THz or between microwaves and far infrared waves. When we...

Ikea Uppleva TV to Run YouTube, Vimeo, DailyMotion Apps

05/16/2012, Ikea’s Uppleva TV which was announced a while back just got detailed a bit further. The television which is said to be coming to the US in April 2013, will come in four different sizes that range from 24-inches to 46-inches. In addition to what we...

AIRbudz Lets You Listen to Music and Stay Safe at the Same Time

05/10/2012, AIRbudz are alternative earbud attachments that can be used on your earphones while you are listening to music in environments which require you to pay attention to what’s around you. The project made its way to the crowd-funding website Kickstarter and...

RIM Patents Trapezoidal Physical Keyboard

05/09/2012, RIM has been granted the patent for what seems like a trapezoidal physical keyboard that apparently makes typing easier especially with larger thumbs. We know that RIM is good at making physical keyboards that provide an amazing tactile experience while...

Cocorobo; Sharp’s Talking Vacuum Cleaner Has Different Moods

05/08/2012, Sharp has made a vacuum cleaner that roams about a room going about its business and once it is done it settles into its little charging dock to regain its energy. The Cocorobo which looks very much like the Roomba by iRobot, is actually a tri-lingual...

Microsoft Turns Gestures into Commands Using Audio Waves

05/08/2012, It seems that the success of Microsoft’s Kinect has driven the company to branch out further into the gesture-related sciences given that one of its latest projects offers gesture control with just a computer’s speakers, a microphone and some...

GE Figured Out How to Get 100W of Light from a 27W LED Bulb

05/08/2012, One major setback with LED lighting is that if you want a larger output of wattage, you will also have to deal with a larger chip cooling system. Now however, GE has revealed its new line of Energy Smart LED bulbs which have an innovative design for more...

MIT Student Builds Awesome Mario Kart called Chibikart

05/08/2012, A student from MIT called Charles Guan decided to build a working version of the Mario Kart. The vehicle that he has dubbed Chibikart is built from scratch and it apparently took him three weeks to build right up until its first test drive. Guan describes...

Google Patent Reveals Android Beam Meant to do More?

05/02/2012, Given the legal battles currently going on between Oracle and Google, many interesting tech-related tit-bits have been released such as the original Android phone with its QWERTY keyboard that was to go on sale with a $19.99 subsidized 2-year contract but...

Quantum Dots Used to Build RGB Laser

05/01/2012, Lasers produced what can be called almost monochromatic light which means it comes in just one color. By combining 3 single colored lasers, red, green and blue (RGB), it is possible to replicate the whole visible-light spectrum. However, to accomplish...

Inexpensive Nanotube Sensor Measures Ripeness of Fruit

05/01/2012,   As fruit matures, it releases ethylene which is a gas that initiates the ripening process. Once the ripening process begins, more ethylene is released and the process accelerates. Currently produce warehouses that store and ripen fruit make use of...

Samsung Granted Patent for Dual Screen Tablet Device

04/30/2012, Earlier this week, the South Korean technological giant was granted a patent for a “dual screen design for a terminal for portable mobile communication”. The patent which was numbered D658,173, was filed last year on April 7 and lists Kim Dong-Hun as...