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Wireless Power is almost at Hand, Partly Thanks to Fulton

01/09/2009, We’ve heard about wireless power for a long, long time and in the past few years, it seemed so close, but previous solutions were clunky and required customers to buy a replacement battery, which often existed for the most popular but also often...

Diamond Mining Ship aka Peace in Africa

12/07/2008, Elizly Steyn on the deck photo by Simon Barber, Brand South Africa Blog [South Africa Blogging Tour 2008] On Wednesday, we flew to this amazing diamond mining ship 10 miles off the Northern Cape coast of South Africa. Elizly Steyn, the metallurgist, one...

Almost Official: Wikio’s Top 20 Update in Two Days

12/01/2008, On Wednesday, Wikio is going to update its Top 20 Tech sites list and we’ve learned what it will look like. We’re glad to see Ubergizmo in there and we thank our readers, fans, friends and fellow bloggers for it. Many people are familiar with...

Kids Share Tips for Cheating in School on YouTube

11/23/2008, Technology always finds a way to be used for something malicious. This time it’s juvenile, but still detrimental to education. According to CBS News; videos instructing students on how to cheat their way through tests have become plentiful on...

Turkish Man Escapes German Prison In Cardboard Box

11/20/2008, Just before you start ribbing your friend who’s playing Metal Gear Solid about how silly it is for Solid Snake to sneak around in a cardboard box, along comes news that proves yet again that truth is stranger than fiction. A Turkish man has managed...

Fifty-One, a New Electronic Cigarette

11/10/2008, This new electronic cigarette targets those who want to cut down on smoking, but have a hard time getting rid of an old habit. The cigarette does not have flame, smoke, tar, odor, ash or carcinogens (they say).It allows one to “smoke” in...

Victor Multi-Kill Mousetrap

11/03/2008, Nobody likes Rats, and though it’s satisfying to see it snagged with your rat trap or glue trap, getting rid of the carcass after that sure isn’t fun. An interesting product called the Victor Multi-Kill trap offers a simpler way for you to...

Worlds first Optical Firewalls?

11/02/2008, Researchers for a EU-funded project named WISDOM are developing an optical firewall. WISDOM (WIrespeed Security Domains using Optical Monitoring) optical firewalls should be able to carry out high speed optical pattern matching on data running at 40Gb/s....

New Ford HUD Is Very Cool

10/29/2008, One of the stand-out features of Ford’s new 2010 hybrids will definitely have to be the SmartGauge LCD panels. Instead of usual boring analog dials, Ford has opted to give you a LCD screen instrument cluster with some lively animations, with the...

Ooma Launches New Features – Quick Review

10/29/2008, Ooma is a one time fee VoIP good looking device that was introduced on the market for the first time in September 2007. Today, Ooma is introducing new features to its Hub and Scout bundle priced at $249.99 for unlimited US calling (low-cost...

Retrevo Pulse: Price and Demand Indexes for Consumer Electronics

10/29/2008, Retrevo the site dedicated to consumer electronics buyers launches the Retrevo Pulse, a suite of tools that allows users to monitor the CE Price Index, the CE Demand Index and the most popular products and brands (in real time). Retrevo came up with the...

Logitech Acquires SightSpeed

10/28/2008, Logitech has picked up SightSpeed, a maker of cross-platform video chat and calling software. This acquisition makes perfect sense since Logitech themselves are knee deep in video cameras as well as a whole host of other peripherals for computers. Below...

Akashi Mashes Up Mickey and Mario

10/28/2008, Dave Bondi is the brainchild behind the Akashi, a mixture of Mickey Mouse and Super Mario. Somehow or rather, this look totally wrong, but presumably there will be people out there who thinks it looks fabulously cool, running out of superlatives to...