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High-Tech Trash Talk

08/28/2006, As much as we love gadgets, a lot of us don’t know nearly enough about how to dispose of them properly (in an environment-friendly manner). When we heard about Elizabeth Grossman’s “High Tech Trash” book, we did seek a meeting with...

Casio GPR-100 GPS wristwatch

08/22/2006, Casio has a new GPS wristwatch for those who not only want to tell the time, but would love to know where they are at the moment. The GPR-100 targets those who are inclined toward sports like jogging and distance running as it is able to measure the...

Cruizin Cooler – the rideable ice chest

08/13/2006, There’s currently a heat wave going on in various parts of the globe, no thanks to our reliance on gas guzzlers to get around. The extreme temperatures mean we sweat a whole lot more and need to replenish our bodily fluid more often. The Cruizin...

A-Bike, the compact foldable bicycle

08/02/2006, Foldable bikes are meant to be portable, but what’s surprising is most of them aren’t particularly the most portable environmentally-friendly mode of transport around. The A-Bike opes to reverse that trend as it is diminutive enough to be...

Smart carpet spills the beans on age, gender

07/27/2006, The Japanese have invented a carpet that is smart enough to tell your age with amazing accuracy – that’s not to say it has a 100% record of right guesses, but it definitely thumps Madam Zora and her crystal ball into submission. This smart...

Kyocera Mita FS-9530DN laser printer

07/25/2006, Kyocera Mita will replace the outgoing FS-9520DN printer with the latest A3 ECOSYS printer, the FS-9530DN. Duplex and network capabilities are standard with this new printer, offering fast print speeds of up to 51ppm. There are also other time saving...

Verbatim to release BD-R, BD-RE media

07/18/2006, Verbatim will be making its Blu-ray Recordable and Rewriteable media available across stores this month, starting with a 25GB capacity disc that will be followed by a double-layer Blue-ray media disc later this year. All of Verbatim’s discs come...

Woods Solar Powered EZ-Tent

07/06/2006, Since its summer, now is a good time to bring your family and rough it out for a few days in order to get away from the hustle and bustle of the hectic city life. Of course, mom and dad will enjoy taking nature walks and going out for a spot of fishing,...

Ubergizmo Guide to Bootleg copies

06/16/2006, Piracy has long been the bane of many an industry – from game and music to software developers. This white collar crime has cost all 3 industries billions in revenue each year with the authorities always one step behind the pirates. Most, if not all...

Samsung develops next-gen mobile, digital displays

06/05/2006, Samsung Electronics has a couple of LCD goodies up their sleeves – a 3.5” LCD with embedded touch screen and the world’s first 7” LCD that is driven by a single chip. The 3.5″ hTSP (hybrid Touch Screen Panel) boasts qVGA...

Banpresto offers Nintendo headphones, alarm clocks

06/04/2006, Banpresto is famed for creating a whole host of products with Nintendo branding slapped all over. They are currently taking pre-orders for Donkey Kong, Mario Bros. and Super Mario Bros. Nintendo headphones as well as the Famicom (Japanese version of the...

Scion Concept Car with Media Station, WiFi, reeks of sloppy design

04/21/2006, Scion’s new FUSE concept car makes an attempt at looking futuristic but the effort falls flat on its face miserably. Amongst the gaudy customization options are turn signal LEDs on the wheels, weird color changing headlights, and piped lighting trim...

Samui Moon Binary Watch

02/14/2006, A binary watch from the people at Time Technology,the Samui moon is made of high quality stainless steel in a superior finish. Its strap is made of soft genuine leather, and since it’s water resistent, you can wow the fish with your bling up to 90...

World´s first magnet elevator in Tokyo

01/23/2006, Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corp. have announced that the world’s first set of magnetic levitation elevators will start running as early as 2008. Instead of wheels and rails, the maglev elevator will use magnetic forces for movement. This...