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Mobissimo introduces social networking feature MobiFriends

07/15/2008, Mobissimo is a travel search engine that helps users find the best deals from over 180 travel sites simultaneously. Today, CEO Beatrice Tarka told me that they are rolling out MobiFriends to add a social networking flavor to the site. Mobissimo...

iOLYMPIC Wastebasketball

07/09/2008, Since the Olympics will be held in China this year, Chinese designer Li Jianye aims to bring more sporting fun into your office with the iOLYMPIC Wastebasketball. Perfect for those who have plenty of paper to throw away after making mistake after mistake....

Wireless Child Locator

07/04/2008, The Brickhouse Child Locator by Brickhouse is a device that lets you keep a constant watch on your child in public areas. This device works by attaching a tag to your child’s clothes or shoes to work as a homing device should your child leave the...

Chinese Anti Terror Unit on Segways… Wait, What?

07/03/2008, There are a number of situations where technology can tilt a tactical situation in favor of Police forces but it’s hard to associate Segways to any kind of tactical situation. In Paris, there are organized Segway tours and it’s not uncommon to...

NVIDIA Warns on Revenues, Margins

07/02/2008, Nvidia has announced that its revenues will be significantly lower than initially thought: $875M to $950M instead of $1.01B expected by the financial community. The company mentioned several problems that it faces: weak markets around the world, delay in...

Eclipse Paint on Mouse

07/01/2008, The Eclipse pain from Alsa Corporation is pretty spiffy since it changes colors the moment heat is applied to the surface. The paint consists of a basecoat that can change from either black to white or blue to white, but think of the possibilities...

LEGO Blade Runner Flying Car

06/26/2008, Check out the image of the Spinner flying car of Blade Runner fame – this one is different as it is constructed completely from LEGO. Is there nothing that LEGO cannot build? Truly, this is one creative toy that keeps on giving back, and I believe...

Would Programmable SkyCeiling Cheer Up Your Mood?

06/23/2008, NewSky Factory has this visually interesting faux-sky called SkyCeiling that – they claim- could be a healing tool for dementia or Alzheimer patients. It is called “programmable” because one can change the “scene” and...

LEGO Mecha with Pilot

06/12/2008, LEGO enthusiast Brian Kescenovitz has outdone himself this time by conjuring a LEGO mecha complete with a hatch mechanism, revealing a pilot inside the cockpit itself. Dubbed the UM-5 War Doll, it received inspiration from the VS suits from the game Lost...

HP Keynote – Phil McKinney

06/10/2008, It is Phil McKinney’s turn to take the stage now, and he is the Chief Technology Officer at HP. He’s on the way to reveal the future of technology devices as well as gizmos to the masses, charting a direction where it is possible to head. I...

HP Keynote with Dreamworks

06/10/2008, Here we are at the HP keynote with Dreamworks, viewing the latest ‘Making of’ video of Kung Fu Panda. This is one fun movie if you haven’t yet caught it already – one of the few family fare that doesn’t contain all the crass...

Heat Sensitive Pants

05/11/2008, Global Hypercolor has introduced color-changing technology into a couple of heat sensitive knicker designs from Green Knickers. Now, the entire pair isn’t heat sensitive, as only the daisy motif on the front is subsceptible to it. As for the rest of...

Wearable Chair Patent

04/29/2008, This is hilarious – a Wearable Chair patent that was actually approved. U.S. Patent Number D249987 has been issued to Darcy Robert Bonner on October 24, 1978 – that is nearly 30 years ago and until now we haven’t seen any of these...

Sony to unveil Socratto

04/23/2008, Sony will finally reveal Socratto, its repartee to Apple’s Shake software after acquiring it from startup Nothing Real. An European patent application showed that Sony is very near to releasing its video effects software that did experience some...