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Pepsi’s Billion Free Tunes on Amazon

12/04/2007, Of course, you’ll have to work a little for it and… drink some Pepsi. The promo code will be in Pepsi’s bottle-cap, an age-old promotional tool for Pepsi and rival Coca-cola. But that’s not it, you will need five caps to get one...

Eve virtual teacher

12/02/2007, Massey University have developed a virtual teacher known as Eve (how typical), and “she” is capable of sympathizing with you, listening to your problems as well as change her teaching style in order to match your current mood. I wonder what...

Retrevo.com new version: matching people and gadgets

11/19/2007, Today a gadget-shopping website is re-launching: Retrevo‘s mission is to match people and electronics. Last week, we met with CEO Vipin Jain for a private demo of the website’s new version. This is a new kind of online shopping experience for...

Pokémon used to teach science

11/19/2007, I know Pokémon are cute and all, but they will actually be employed by a new in-school program to teach both elementary and middle school students about the wonderful world of science. Nintendo, the The National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) and Nortel...

Fujitsu rolls out Quad HDMI solution

11/12/2007, Most TVs these days come with an adequate number of HDMI ports, but the more is always merrier (as you can tell by the ever growing number of USB ports on a PC). Fujitsu has released a Quad HDMI solution that bundles a quartet of HDMI decoders into a...

Xerox helps green the earth

11/09/2007, Xerox announced that it has successfully diverted over 2 billion pounds of electronic waste from landfills around the world via waste-free initiatives in order to create sustainability benefits for the company as well as its customers. Launched since...

Clandestine Credit Card Information Gathering

11/06/2007, ID theft and online fraud are reaching an all-time high, thanks partly to devices like this one: it is a credit card reader that can be installed by thieves in ATMs and other card-swiping places. The device records information from consumer credit cards,...

Force feedback suit developed

11/02/2007, MIT researchers have developed a force feedback suit that provides real-time feedback to each joint in your body based on a human teacher’s emotions. Sounds complicated? Here’s a rather simplistic explanation – let’s say I want to...

Handheld digital wallet

10/30/2007, The handheld digital wallet is but a concept that helps you manage your cash flow, consolidating different methods of tracking earning and spending while conjuring personal, customized strategies to save all those greenbacks for a rainy day. Not only...

New defensive vehicle test successful

10/29/2007, A defensive vehicle powered by a rocket engine control system from Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne was successfully tested when it neutralized a target in a situation that simulated a hostile, in-bound missile. This is the seventh successful test of its...

BVSA Rocket Bike

10/29/2007, The BVSA Rocket Bike definitely looks mean enough to take on the Batmobile, at least where their respective exhausts are compared anyway. Made by Jason Broemmel so that he could jump across Islais Creek in San Francisco for a bike rodeo, the BVSA Rocket...

FPD Day 4 – Shinoda Plasma steals FPD International’s thunder

10/29/2007, In what certainly wasn’t a coincidence, the inventor of the plasma display, Tsutae Shinoda, chose the same time the FPD International 2007 event was being held to announce that his company, modestly known as Shinoda Plasma Corp. and based in Kobe,...

Smart Windows adjust tint level

10/29/2007, This concept motorcoach is different from others as it features Smart light control windows – a technology that blocks over 99% of UV radiation while enabling occupants within to control the amount of sunlight, glare and heat that are being passed...