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Silent Vacuum Cleaner Has iPod Dock

12/10/2009, Did you ever consider the possibility that vacuum cleaners might be silent? Well, Electrolux came up with the Silence Amplified just to drive home that possibility. Dubbed the “most silent vacuum cleaner ever made”, it operates at just 68dB,...

Panasonic Completes Bid For Sanyo

12/10/2009, You might have read some previous news on Panasonic pushing for a majority stake in Sanyo, and now the much-delayed 403.8 billion yen ($4.6b) deal has been completed. With Sanyo’s top 3 shareholders agreeing to sell part of their shareholdings for a...

Tegu Magnetic Wooden Building Blocks

12/10/2009, Most folks today would have fiddled with building in the earlier days, right? Well, maybe the kids of the future will have some more interesting building blocks, those with built-in magnets. The building blocks from Tegu have magnets hidden inside each of...

Wireless HD Expected By CES 2010

12/09/2009, Are you addicted to high definition movies? Well, there’s good news for you, as word is that Wireless Home Digital Interface (WHDI) should be ready to rock by CES 2010, which isn’t all that far away. With this technology, you’ll be able...

Google Chrome Extensions Now Available

12/08/2009, Are you looking to expand the feature list of Google’s Chrome? Google’s Chrome Extensions are now live for everybody, which are similar to the plug-ins or add-ons that Firefox uses. Some of the featured extensions include Remember the Milk,...

Bravo Golf Simulator

12/08/2009, There are probably a million different golf simulators out there, but if you’re really that addicted to golf, another one won’t hurt, right? That’s probably what the folks who came up with the Bravo Golf Simulator were thinking. The...

DIY Batsignal For Your Desk

12/08/2009, Aside from lightsabers, batsignals are probably one of the toys you wanted the most as a kid, and most of us probably didn’t get one. Fortunately for (us and the) kids of the future, Phillip Tiefenbacher has come up with some rather useful...

Swimmers Waterproof MP3 Player

12/07/2009, The Swimmer’s Waterproof MP3 player certainly isn’t the first waterproof MP3 player that we’ve seen, but you might as well check it out, in case you’re in the market and comparing various offerings. The player comes with 1GB of...

Orbitwheels Sure Are Eye Catching

12/07/2009, Orbitwheels are some kind of weird marriage between inline skates and a skateboard, and if you haven’t quite got the idea just yet, we can’t blame you. It’ll be interesting to see the response to these. Will we be having competitions for...

Lego Mouse Makes You Look Cool

12/07/2009, The Lego Mouse certainly doesn’t look like it’s comfortable to use, but if it’s Lego, who cares, right? The fact that you have a giant Lego brick tethered to your computer should make up for whatever discomfort you’ll feel, not to...

EtherPad Returns And Will Be Open-Sourced

12/06/2009, We were certainly sad at the news that EtherPad would be closing down its service following Google’s takeover of the company. Fortunately it seems that the furor behind the whole issue seems to have brought about a change of heart. In a new blog...

Ski Goggles HUD

12/06/2009, Talk to any guy on the street and he’ll certainly welcome the idea of HUD (Head-up display) technology. Now Recon Instruments is busy designing some ski goggles which will sport a 15mm diagonal micro display inside the lens. Said display will feed...

Luggage Transforms Into Scooter

12/06/2009, Lugging your luggage around doesn’t have to be boring and mundane. If this Trolley Scooter is real, then it would certainly inject a certain amount of fun to carrying your luggage around, wouldn’t it? Considering that CES is just around the...

USB Wall Charger With Plug Points

12/04/2009, How’s this for an improvement over the DIY USB wall outlet that we briefed you on a few days ago? Instead of replacing the standing outlet plugs with 2 USB plugs, this method will allow you to keep both your power plugs, and still fit in the 2 USB...